In Germany, the badger found ancient graves with the treasures
German archaeologists was indebted to badger: the beast helped them to make a significant discovery. You can tell that the animal was the first who found the medieval Slavic burial…

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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…

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Unusual archaeological finds in an ancient mound.

Unusual artifacts were found in an ancient mound. On the vast territory between the Danube and the Don rises a lot of mounds. They remained here from the tribe of the Scythians, and each mound is “gold” because only Scythians used to put so much gold in burial and nobles, and ordinary people. The gold of the Scythians was a symbol of life after death, and therefore put in all barrows and in many different ways. Raiding Scythian burial mounds began in the middle ages, but now archaeologists find in them treasures. In one of the mounds was found the burial of a female warrior with weapons and gold beads, the other is bronze panel, depicting the battle of Greeks with Amazons, and in the diadem of sheet gold. Hundreds of pounds of Scythian gold filled jewelry collection of the Hermitage and other famous museums. Continue reading

In Crimea, declared war on “black diggers”

The Crimean authorities are fighting illegal archaeological excavations. Now on the Peninsula are more than nine thousand monuments of cultural heritage. For a long time the historical territory remain unattended, and thus, were available to “black diggers”. The robbers took thousands of precious artifacts that ended up in private collections.

The territory of Greek settlement in Koktebel – a real Klondike for hunters for antiquities. These pits – traces of “black diggers”. The price of one here was found ancient coins reaches 15 thousand dollars. But in the pursuit of gold destroyed other artifacts.

“In the layer could be different vessels. In this case, the moulded broken vessel. Amphorae. Black lacquer dishes,” says archaeologist Alexander Gavrilov.

To the new owner valuable archaeological finds from the Crimea was illegally. On European closed auctions they were transported through Ukraine. After the reunification of the Peninsula with Russia that the flow has stopped. But Crimean artifacts are still in high demand on the black market. The so-called “black archeologists” in Crimea are almost not hiding.

For the entrepreneur Sergey Radchenko search for artifacts as a hobby.Once a week he travels with a metal detector on nature. Where there is already ongoing archaeological excavations – it does not work. Says he is interested in everyday objects found in frontier territories. And if according to the Ukrainian laws such trips were allowed, then in Russia it can fine and confiscate the equipment. Continue reading

Archaeology – Perunica

In 1939 the American archaeologist Paul Cosquer, flying over the Peruvian desert of Nazca, saw the giant ground drawings of animals, birds, insects. For a long time it was believed that in Russia such giant figures, scientifically – geoglyphs, and there can not be. And suddenly sensation! No less amazing artifact was found in the southern Urals, near Chelyabinsk.

In 2005 Omsk University has released a small edition collection of scientific articles “of the Russian Culture in archaeological research” one of the works which for many years gives me peace. It is a small, two page article by A. Novikov and Yu shuklina “the woman’s Burial in the prison Saleperson”

Belsky Gorodishche — the site of ancient settlement of Scythian time (the late. VIII-beginning of III century BC), situated on a hill in the area between Vorskla and R. R. Dry Grun near the village of Belsk Kotelevsky district, Poltava region of Ukraine.

A short film about the archaeological monuments on the confluence of the Okhta river into the Neva river in St. Petersburg. As a result of excavations in recent years discovered there is a whole layer cake of settlements of different periods – the Swedish fortress Nienschanz and Landskrona, ancient settlement and the largest in the North-West of the Neolithic site. Specialists believe it obtained during excavations of scientific information will substantially change our predstavleniyam the history of the Prinevsky region and the prehistory of St. Petersburg.

To begin with, that I beg you not to tempt myself with the desire to find that person to communicate with him. He avoids contact just because of their age. As a rule, the information about it in the first place because they want to look for the treasure. HUNTERS PLEASE DO NOT WORRY. Continue reading