Karelian archeologists have found a settlement of Ancient Egypt and the stone labyrinth
At the end of August on the shores of the White sea near the village of Ceret on the area of about one hectare were discovered and partially excavated the…

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Excavations of ancient buildings in Armenia
The monument, accopany near the settlement of Grape, refers to a very important historical period of the Armenian nation – the adoption of the Christian religion. The structure found in…

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10 greatest archaeological discoveries of the past year

A list of the main archaeological discoveries of the past 2010 published by the magazine Archaeology, published by the Archaeological Institute of America. It’s not just about the archaeological findings, but also important for archaeology laboratory breakthroughs.

1. Tomb Hematoma (391-377 years BC), the king brown. Hekaton was the father of the king Mausolus, whose tomb became one of the seven wonders of the world – the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. Tomb Hematoma found “black archeologists” and their discovery has become known after the unlawful excavations, they were arrested by the Turkish police.

2. Stone tools of the Paleolithic era (about 2.6 million years ago) were found on the coast of Crete. This finding is evidence that the ancient people could move not only on land, but could to make sea journeys. On the island of Crete, the people of this era arrived, most likely, not from the African continent, and European. Aegean sea is full of Islands, so the ancients could make not too long sea voyages from one island to another.

3. In Peru near the city of Jaen in the jungle were found pyramids, whose age is nearly 2,800 years.

4. In the Arctic in the Beaufort sea were found the remains of the legendary ship brianscalabrine “Investigator” (Investigator and researcher), missing 157 years ago. This ship in 1850 went in search of the missing Arctic Franklin expedition, but during this operation the ship was icebound, and the crew was forced to leave his June 3, 1853 Continue reading

Archaeologists have found in America the last in the history of the Earth dinosaur

A group of scientists from Canada announced the discovery in Colorado of the remains of the hadrosaur, which lived after 700 thousand years after the mass extinction.

The General view is that the dinosaurs on Earth became extinct due to the fall of the asteroid on the Yucatan Peninsula. While there are many other theories which claim that the blame not the asteroid. Jetta Keller (Gerta Keller), the expert from Princeton, with their counterparts here for the first year finds more and more evidence that the death of the dinosaurs to blame for the fall of other cosmic bodies (the theory of “multiple drops”). The last drop in the dispute was the latest discovery in the history of planet dinosaur, according to the portal Membrana.

It was made in the formation hell Creek (Hell Creek Formation), which, incidentally, is only 13 centimeters below the K-T boundary (the layer of soil below the fall of the asteroid), is another proof of the correctness of the supporters of the transient of destruction of dinosaurs and wrong, scientists who adhere to notions of slow extinction.

The remains, perhaps, “the last flightless dinosaur in history” is a frontal horn 45 centimeters in length, which probably belonged to a Triceratops or torosaurus.

In their article, the authors write that their will nakedcapitalism the existence of the so-called three-meter gap. This zone (3 meters below the K-T boundary, corresponding to approximately 100 thousand years) known that it almost didn’t find the remains and footprints of dinosaurs. It was used by the supporters of the theory of gradual extinction as a proof of the correctness of his conclusions. Continue reading

In Ussuriisk have unearthed a rich ancient Buddhist temple

During the excavation of an ancient Buddhist settlement in Ussuriysk found a rich Buddhist temple, located in the former Imperial Palace. The tribes that inhabited the territory of Primorye in the XII century, were destroyed with the arrival of the Tatar-Mongol yoke.

Where once was an ancient castle, now should appear a normal residential house. While on a platform behind a high fence builders came, in the sweat of archaeologists working here. Deep in the earth they looking for its Palace of mystery. Rare case when Maritime archaeologists conduct excavations right in the city. Usually in the summer they can be found either in the fields or in the forest, far from civilization.

Ussuriisk and its surroundings have long attracted the attention of scientists, because here thousands of years ago there was a settlement to the Jurchen. The times when the Jurchens lived on the territory of modern Primorye, dated the XII century. And just in the area of today’s Ussuriysk, they founded their capital.

The Jurchens professed Buddhism, and the majority of the finds here has something to do with religion. One of them has led archaeologists to believe that were here and rich Buddhist temple. As found NTV correspondent Igor Sorokin, a Buddha figure with detailed facial features, archaeologists found for the first time.

Outside the Imperial divorceonline and dwellings of ordinary people. To restore the outline of the house in full, the ground it is necessary to remove thin layers. Continue reading

Archaeological finds in the fortress Borovskoy
Glory and pride Perovskogo district — the ancient fortress with time has to be restored. Currently on the territory of the fortress archaeological excavations are carried out. According to their…

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7 mysteries that archaeologists will be able to solve in this century
The equipment for light detection and range finding will give archaeologists the ability to literally "see" under thick cover of jungle in places like Honduras and Belize. With his help…

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