Kurgan Sarmatians from the I century BC with the burial and expensive utensils found near Rostov-on-don, in Moscow, found a treasure of copper coins of the mid-seventeenth century. In Bashkiria excavated funerary complex, whose age is 2.5 thousand years. This is just a partial list of recent finds of Russian archaeologists – their unique gift for the professional holiday – the Day of the archaeologist, celebrated on 15 August.
Russian archaeology as a science begins in the middle of the XIX century, when count Uvarov conducted the first excavations in the South of Russia. In Soviet times, Russian archaeology has occupied a worthy place in the world, having a serious scientific school and outstanding scientists. Modern Russian scientists continue the traditions established by their teachers half a century ago.
The worst time for archaeology can be considered “missed the 1990s”, said in an interview with overanalize.the Russian Federation chief editor of “Elbrus”, member of the Board of the writers ‘ Union of Kabardino-Balkaria, the authorized representative of the President of Russia Viktor Kotlyarov. “Then archeology in General almost nobody did. Many of the monuments came in horrible condition, with us in Kabardino-Balkaria – says Victor Kotlyarov. – But now I have hope to face the future with optimism. We began to pay attention to the lore, part of which is essentially archaeology. Let’s hope that our local history organizations will be widelyaccidently… the Lore is a synonym of Kralupy. And this attitude to their Homeland, which then develops to the Motherland”.
Archaeology is “absolutely a special place” in his life, the Director of the Museum-reserve “Kulikovo field”, a Trustee of Russian President Vladimir Gritsenko. “It is an archaeological expedition, in which I participated, as a schoolboy, determined, it is possible to tell, all of my life,” he said in an interview with overanalize.of the Russian Federation. Continue reading
In Cuba open new archaeological Museum, dedicated to the life and culture of aborigines, inhabiting separate territories of the island hundreds and thousands of years ago.
The first exhibition of the new archaeological Museum of Cuba, about the life of ancient communities on the Western Peninsula of Guanahacabibes, planned to open in the near future. Now in the San Juan river, not far from “black Lagoon” will house exhibition areas of the Museum, under construction, and in the vicinity of the valley are ongoing archaeological excavations – scientists continue to extract various household items of the ancient inhabitants of the island: mortar, chisel, dyeing the stones.
Another archaeological Museum opens in Cuba this year – it will be located in the province of Ciego de Avila, in the town of Los Buchillones. It is known that in the vicinity of this locality were found numerous artifacts, telling about the life of aborigines, who inhabited the province for more than seven centuries ago. Scientists-archaeologists involved in the formation of the exhibitions of the new Museum, claim that the audience will be presented a huge number of exhibits, Continue reading
Chisinau, 18 February. Customs of Moldova has detained two consignments of gold and silver jewelry. Decoration tried to withdraw from the so-called “black diggers”. In the country, more and more people buy metal detectors and go in search of treasure. Not managed to visit specialists, hosted lovers. What can be done to save historical heritage was found out by the correspondent channel “WORLD 24” Kseniya Janeeva.
Bronze vessels, ceramics and sculptures made of marble brought in Moldavian history Museum from Amsterdam. There illegal treasure hunters tried to transport smuggled goods. Now exhibits, and has more than 20 items of antiquity and the Byzantine era, are located in a special vault.
“According to international law, if customs are Antiques, they are sent to the departure point. These subjects are taught, and expertise,” said an employee of the National Museum of history of Moldova Valery Bubulici.
Even earlier, in the hands of research workers have got antique coins. All the smugglers were trying to transport across the border 800 ancient coins and 13 kilograms of gold. Now local coin collectors conduct the examination. Continue reading