Young volunteers assisted the archaeologists discovered in southwestern France to the cave of Arago d prehistoric tooth that belonged to an adult, who lived half a million years ago. Despite the fact that the tooth is quite badly preserved and to explore it will be difficult, the staff of the Center for prehistoric studies of Tatavla will try to learn about the morphology of the first Europeans and to increase knowledge about their features.
Excavations were conducted last week on Thursday, July 23, near the southern French city of Perpignan. Young archaeologists and volunteers are shocked by the discovery, which they named Arago 149. The tooth was found and recognized as the oldest piece of human remains found in Europe. According to the archaeologists, the tooth belonged to an adult, who lived 560 thousand years ago.
“Large tooth of the adult – not to say a man or a woman – was found during excavations in a layer whose age we estimated at 550 thousand years since used various Dating methods”, – said paleoanthropology Amelie Vialle edition of L’express. Continue reading
Before any novice searcher at the first output field appears in the question: “Where to look for treasures and old villages?” Just walking in the blind, in any field, it means in advance to deprive yourself to search engine success. So in this article I want to tell you to novice searchers and treasure-hunters how to find a decent place to look without having old maps. Describe two basic ways that will help the beginner to achieve at least initial success in finding suitable places for excavation.
The first way to search villages and places of possible treasures you can implement right now, using the program Google Earth, a free version can be downloaded from the official website. So to start, here are the places that we potentially interesting. This primarily individual homes and farms, and places of ancient settlements, plowed mounds that are not protected by the state objects, it is highly a good idea to walk around the sites of former river channels, as there could be areas for swimming and fishing, taking boat rides, the people, could lose various items. Continue reading
The badgers helped the archaeologists in the excavations of medieval graves near Berlin, and thus made an amazing contribution to archaeological discoveries that bell made as a result.
Archaeologists said that the burial was found eight people who lived in the 12th century. Two of them are probably Slavic lords. Among other things found was a number of important artifacts such as bowls, sword, belt buckle and the remains of the lords.
One of the badgers got into the field of view of the two sculptors. He seems to have dug its burrow near the grave. Thanks badger sculptors, who live on a farm nearby, found evidence of burial. It’s a Fluke that the sculptors were still and by Amateur archaeologists.
“We have excavated hip bone. Then it became clear that this grave person,” said Henrik Ring, one of the sculptors who discovered the tomb.
“We were not surprised by this finding because a whole field of ancient graves had been found in 1960 on the other side of the road. We attached the camera to the badger and took a few Photos with the remote control. We found some jewelry parts and contacted the authorities.” Continue reading