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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Historical and archaeological Museum of the state budgetary institution of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The history of the Kerch Museum of antiquities began with the personal collection of the Field of Dobruca (1774 - 1835) — the founder of the Kerch archaeological, founded in…

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New archaeological discoveries in Altai

8 October were key activities of the VIII week of education of member States of the Shanghai cooperation organization “Education without borders”. Among them – the opening of the exhibition . on recent archaeological discoveries on the territory of Altai Krai and the Altai Republic.

The exhibition prepared by the Museum of archaeology and Ethnography of Altai ASU during the implementation of the megagrant of the Government of the Russian Federation “the Ancient settlement of Siberia: the formation and dynamics of cultures in North Asia”. The event was organized by the staff of the Department of archaeology, Ethnography and museology Professor Alexey A. Tishkin. and senior lecturer Nikolay Nikolaevich Seregin.

Guests of the Museum were presented valuable exhibits of the section “Development of the silk road Altai”, collected during archaeological excavations in the Altai territory and the Altai Republic and on the territory of modern Mongolia. Among them – found in the tombs fragments of Indian and Chinese silk clothes, ancient coins, glass paste from which beads were made, mirrors the work of Chinese craftsmen and imported other articles of archaeological monuments of Altai. Not less interesting materials Turkic bulan-Koba, trostchenko cultures. Excavations were conducted by the Department of archaeology of the ASU. Continue reading

The mysterious findings.

Indeed, the findings very much. So much that they could no longer hide. Very interesting on this topic the book “Forbidden archaeology” Michael Baigent . Those interested in the various mysteries of history, simply must read it. The book can be found on the Internet, it is very popular and is probably on all the literary sites and torrents.

Why deleted the message about the Shigir idol. That is not so.

The forum is created for communication. Try to write your own words and not copy from other sites the article. I understand that sometimes it is necessary to quote the original text, but this should not become a habit.

Try to write your own words and not copy from other sites the article.

Well, in your own words: Shigir Idol is the oldest wooden sculpture in the world found on the territory of Russia. Radiocarbon analysis was conducted at the Institute of history of material culture (St. Petersburg) under the direction of G. I. Zaitseva at the Institute of Geology Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow). The results of both examinations were identical: the idol was performed during the Mesolithic period (middle stone age) to 9.5 thousand years ago — that is, he is much older than the Egyptian pyramids. Continue reading

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. the ostium) of the Tiber river, are the excavations of this city – Ostia (see map ). Offer a new exclusive trip for those history buffs of ancient Rome who want to visit the suburbs of the eternal city and go to the sea.

To understand how the town appeared, we must turn to the legends of antiquity. It is believed that the basis of his dated from V – IV centuries BC during the reign of king Anka Marcius was founded here the first Roman colony. The circumstances of settlement rather intriguing and instructive. The place of its occurrence is not surprising, because it is near the mouth of the river Tiber in those days were in the salt mines, and the road to it was called Salt ( via Salaria).

With its unique location, its importance grew and with time there appeared a large trading port, which provided all commercial activities of Rome. 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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Archaeology is a live case
Archaeology – live arguments. So says Vincent, Parshuta, which is engaged in the archaeology Club of the Palace of youth creativity with the 5th grade. This summer, at the age…

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