Archaeological finds discovered on the territory of Znamensky monastery in the city of Kursk
During reconstruction of the Church of the Holy sepulchre was consecrated in the city of Kursk, in November-December-2015 staff Inspection on protection of objects of cultural heritage of Kursk region…

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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,…

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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 results, the specialists will create a restoration project.

Fortress Borovichi wanted to restore for a long time, however, forces the district to address the issue is unrealistic. In the field, and even in Moscow, where support for the applied Museum workers, local historians and other interested residents to help were not taken. At all levels sounded the same answer: no money. But the case was moved from a dead point. Until allocated funds only for the restoration project, reports Pskov News line.

The tender for the works won the St. Petersburg company CJSC “First Peterhof restoration studios”. To create the project, required archaeological excavations. Together with the archaeological center of the Pskov region the studies conducted by scientific staff of the St. Petersburg Institute of history of material culture Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Popov and Zoya Rumyantsev.

Already revealed early walls of the fortress, discovered, photographed, sketched and described the first finds, mostly fragments of bones of domestic animals, fragments of clay pots and ceramic ware. It would seem that negoitiating. But actually they represent some value. For example, the bones can to understand what domestic animals were held in their backyards, the residents of medieval Porkhov, and pottery shards to discover what they ate and drank by our ancestors. Mostly the finds date back to the XV-XVI centuries. More precisely, scientists say after a deeper research in specialized laboratories Pskov and St. Petersburg. Continue reading

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

Archaeological finds discovered on the territory of Znamensky monastery in the city of Kursk
During reconstruction of the Church of the Holy sepulchre was consecrated in the city of Kursk, in November-December-2015 staff Inspection on protection of objects of cultural heritage of Kursk region…

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In the cave of the Altai Terrible found a 50-year-old human remains
Scientists of Novosibirsk state University (NSU) and the Institute of archaeology and Ethnography of the Siberian branch of the RAS during the archeological excavations found in Scary cave (Altai territory),…

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