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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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…

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Crystal skull and its mystery

In 1927 archaeologists engaged in excavations of an ancient Maya temple in North America, found something unusual – a human skull made of crystal. Experts say that to make such a miracle possible only with application of modern hi-tech equipment. The wizard also would have to spend to work over 7 million hours of time! In addition, the skull is perfectly thought-out optical system – if you turn the product in at a certain angle, it will glow from the inside.

Finding a crystal called “Skull of Doom”, because amazing beauty product was in the truest sense of the word murderous. All of whom have had to hold him in my arms, suddenly and mysteriously deprived of life. It is believed that the skull of “punishing” people for what they were trespassing on secrets of the Maya temple.

Another skull is kept in the British Museum from the XVIII century. It has the same options as the “Skull of Doom”, but its structure is more primitive. Both findings largely resemble the skull of a woman. Experts with the help of modern computer technology could simulate the image of ladies, possessing such skulls, however, is still unclear, for what purpose were created such treasures. Some scientists believe that the crystal skulls are sacred objects that are “saved” in a memory of the generations and meant descendants. Some believe that the crystal skull was left after Atlantis. Continue reading

Fossils

Ammonite, a prehistoric relative of the squid, lived in a twisted spiral shell and swam in the sea. When he died, the soft tissue of his body has rotted or were eaten by other animals (1). Hard shell on the sea floor gradually covered by sandy sediments (2). And sink, and the sand has turned into rock that rose to the surface as a result of tectonic movements (3). Erosion of the breed has led to the emergence of fossilized shells on the surface (4).

Fossils – fossils that once lived organisms, preserved in rocks. Most organisms were either eaten or died a natural death, and their soft tissues are completely rotted. However, the solid fabric – shells, bones, teeth, horns and claws of animals or the bark, cones and seeds of plants sometimes persist. Sometimes from ancient organisms remain the only fossil footprints – paw prints, egg shells or droppings.

Some sedimentary rocks have several layers containing fossils, as shown in this illustration, the shell. It was formed after he killed thousands of Ammonites and their shells accumulated on the sea bottom. Continue reading

The ancient inhabitants of the Land – People-giants

Many legends narrate the world about the giants, the giants, the titans in all of the ancient written sources. We often report on the findings in different parts of the world the skeletons of people abnormal growth. So maybe our ancestors were giants?

In the Sahara desert discovered the graves of the stone age. The age of the remains of about 5,000 years. In 2005-2006, there were found about 200 graves. All of them are characterized by high growth, more than two meters

Giant fossils have been found in Turkey. Bone person’s foot has a length of 120 cm therefore, the height of a man was to be 5 meters.

In China to find the people whose growth of 3-3. 5 meters, weight 300 kg.

In Australia, anthropologists have found fossilized tooth height 67 and width 42 mm. it is estimated that the owner of the tooth had to have a growth of 7.5 meters and weigh up to 370 kg. Tests for determining the age of finds — 9 million years

In one of the caves discovered the jaw. But despite the appearance of a human, the size of the found bone seems abnormally large Continue reading

"Black diggers" destroyed war memorial and ancient burial mounds in the Leningrad region
The value seekers looted medieval burial mounds near the village of Policy and desecrated the memorial to the victims of the great Patriotic war on the site of the former…

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A fascinating tour to the ancient Ostia (Ostia Antica)
Did you know that near Rome is one of the oldest, most famous and best-preserved settlements of the Roman Empire? In the heart of a beautiful Park, near mouth (lat.…

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