What is archaeology and why is it necessary?
The word "archaeology" of Greek origin, like the origin of the names of many other Sciences (history, geography, Geology). It consists of two words - arhayos (ancient) and -logos (word,…

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Mysterious monuments in archaeology
With the help of archeological findings, scientists are able to restore the lost information in the past. But sometimes incidents happen when scientists are not able to explain the purpose…

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caves

Found the remains of the first people of America?

Archaeologists led by Arturo Gonzalez (Arturo González), the Director of the desert Museum in Saltillo (Museo del Desierto), Mexico, is lifted from the bottom of the Caribbean sea the skeleton women ages 13 600 years, reports National Geographic. This finding, dubbed the “eve of Naharon” (Eva de Naharon), was first discovered four years ago in a deep cave near the coast of Cancun (Cancún). Together with it there were skulls and bones of three people who lived on the territory of modern Mexico long before the first settlements in Egypt.

“We don’t know where they came from these people: whether they arrived from the depths of the continent, from the jungles, or sailed from the Atlantic”, – said the head of research. “But we believe that these findings – the oldest in the Americas. They will certainly change our understanding of how migrated ancient people”.

According to the generally accepted version, the colonization of the American continents occurred 11-14 thousand years ago, when the ice of the Bering Strait to North America came the tribes from Siberia. However “eve of Naharon” might disprove this theory, because its age exceeds the age of the remains found in Asia and North America at the time of the proposed resettlement. In addition, the shape of the skulls found, according to archaeologists,closer to Asian than North Asian type. Continue reading

Scientists have unraveled the mystery of the ancient graves of lovers.

The remains of a man lying close to him women found Greek archaeologists in the legendary cave of Alepotrypa (Fox hole), which is a type of the Kingdom of Hades – the realm of the dead. The pair lay on its side, and the men’s skeleton held in the arms of a female.

Unusual burial – lying on the side of obnimku a man and a woman – was opened two years ago, but study finds, involving radiocarbon Dating, was completed only recently. Archaeologist Giorgos Papathanassopoulos, who leads the excavations in the cave of Alepotrypa since 1970, said that the death of these people some 6,000 years ago. They died young: the man for 25 years and the woman 20. These are the dead – the oldest found in Greece.

The most ancient lovers.

The experts, who were engaged in the study of unusual finds, there was a version that the couple died during sexual contact they were covered with fallen rock. George Papathanassopoulos does not exclude this theory, but stresses that it’s probably not true. Most likely, discovered the burial tomb.

Part of the cave of Alepotripa open to the public.Across the lake inside the cave does not now carry the souls of the dead, and tourists visiting. Continue reading

And again forbidden archeology reveals new findings that do not answer the questions whether the giants. and create new ones. There Was A Cyclops?

USA, Texas, while vacationing at a resort a big Band-Country-two young paleontologist, Victor Pacheco and Martin fried decided to study the little-known caves. Imagine their surprise when in one of them they came across a 2.5 metre high remains of strange and amazing creatures, whose weight exceeded 300 pounds. But what is most striking the skull with one eye socket in the middle of the forehead incredibly accurately resembled the mythical creature. Age remains about 10 thousand years. This surprised and shocked many scientists from around the world. Kudos to the authors of this finding did not come immediately and they had to regret that unfortunate finding, because the first message was received in the academic world as an evil joke. Only after a thorough examination they came to fame and notoriety. Yes it is indeed a Cyclops. Surprisingly, as could be in America, the character from Greek myth.

It is easier to assume that Cyclops existed on other continents. The ancient Greek historian and poet Homer, described them as evil giants, engaged in raising animals and living in caves.

But back to the myths: if you really had a Cyclops, it can be assumed that droogiesteve not so fantastic. The answer was not long in coming. Continue reading

The share of Yakutia accounts for 77, 5 all the unique finds the frozen remains of ancient animals in the world
Almost every year we find mammoths, woolly rhinos and other ice age animals. But without research, these findings represent only an interesting Museum exhibits. A large amount of information can…

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The five most ancient cities in Europe.
1. Athens (Greece) date of establishment: 4 — 5 thousand BC the birthplace of classical Greece and Western civilization, Athens is saturated with sights and monuments reminding the visitors about…

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