The archaeologists found about 900 artifacts of medieval Moscow in XVII century wooden bridge in Zaryadye
Wooden pavement of the seventeenth century, which marks the route known from historic plans curve lane found during archaeological excavations in the Eastern part of Zaryadye, where the site of…

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Strange fossils in the Kotovsky district. Dinosaur eggs or not? — The investigation.
The end of last week brought a sensation in the Volgograd region: in the village Wet Olkhovka Kotovsky district discovered dinosaur eggs. Discovery is really amazing. In a small area,…

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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

Found the remains of the ship on which the British conquered the South pole
Researchers have discovered the remains of the ship "Terra Nova", which in the early 20th century British polar Explorer Robert Scott set off to conquer the South pole. About the…

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Archaeologists from the USA will conduct excavations in the Transbaikal, in order to understand how the Siberians settled in America
Archaeologists at the University of Washington led by Professor Ian Busicom will conduct excavations in the South-West TRANS-Baikal region. Experts hope to learn the basic steps of prehistoric people in…

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