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In Latin America, archaeologists have discovered ancient pottery

Professionals from the Novosibirsk Institute of archaeology and Ethnography during excavations in Ecuador have discovered the oldest ceramics in South America. Fragments of dishes and household items are among the most ancient of all artifacts of this type found in Latin America.

Excavations were conducted in the desert of the Peninsula of Santa Elena, 1.5 km from the ocean.

“If someone thinks that it looks like the wet tropics, they’re wrong.”

“For the first time we managed to consolidate the transition, which is particularly important for archaeologists, layer over layer, the transition from a culture of “beskaragaiskiy” culture of ceramic”. The first confirmation of this were found in Novosibirsk in 2014-m to year.

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Kotokafe in St. Petersburg’s “cats Republic” carried out the action on distribution of cats In the city is a monthly exhibition and adoption of cats and dogs shelters “Second chance” and whiskered residents of the Hermitage. Since 1764 the duties of the animal entered the protection of the Royal picture galleries from rats. Continue reading

Colombia – the Archeological heritage

The earliest discovered traces of human presence are 15-12 BC First pottery refers to the line 4-3 thousand BC and the beginning of processing of metals – the second half of the 1st Millennium BC To early centuries ad there lived the tribes of the chibcha-Moscow, the Caribbean, etc.

Unfortunately, the culture of the Colombian Indians is not well studied how the culture of the Peruvian, Mexican or aboriginal. When it comes to pre-Columbian America, just remember the Mayans, the Aztecs, the Incas, but somehow overshadowed by the fact that in the Americas there were other native American peoples and culture, which left an amazing historical sites and mysterious legends.

In Colombia found evidence of a variety of ancient civilizations. This and the stone statues in the archaeological Park on the outskirts of San agustín (Department of Huila), and underground vaults of the pre-Columbian era: Alto del Aguacate, Alto de San Andres, Alto de Segovia, Alto del Duende, El Tablon in the national archaeological Park of Tierradentro (Department of Cauca), and the Lost city (Ciudad perdida – the Department of Magdalena), and the city of Tumaco (Department of nariño), famous for the numerous archaeological finds of great historical and artistic value. All arheologicheskaya are samples of cultural heritage of different sub-clans Chibchas.

San Agustin and Tierradentro declared a world heritage by UNESCO, the Lost city is a Sacred place, unique in natural-historical terms.

In San Agustin is the largest in South America, the ensemble of ancient monuments and megalithic sculptures in a beautiful natural landscape. The pagan gods and mythical animals are widely represented in a variety of styles – from abstraction to realism. These works of art testify to the high creative potential of culture, spread in the Northern Andes in the I-VIII centuries. Continue reading

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Bogoroditsky Palace-Museum – the only place where BOGORODCHANI and tourists can learn about the history of the city of Bogoroditsk. Ancient times Bogoroditsky lights of the past archaeological collection, numbering 621 subject the main Fund and 503 scientific support.

The first archaeological materials began to come in “piggy Bank” Bogoroditsky folk Museum almost since its organization. These were chance finds made during agricultural or construction works. So, in the construction of the Palace near the entrance of the tower found the first “stones” Bogoroditsk: more than 300 cannonballs and fire tools of the XVIII century.

With the relocation of the Museum (more precisely, its funds) in the Palace of the acquisition of local history materialis not stopped. In the early 1980-ies has defined two main directions in which to this day continues to form the Museum collection: art and local history.

While working on the project of restoration of the Palace and Park and full-scale investigations-site archaeologist of the Institute “special project restoration” Evgeny Morev found a fragment of a log bogoroditskaya fortress 1660-ies, Continue reading

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