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…

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Russian archeological expedition in Ecuador
The authors of this paper has brought together one of the most interesting and unsolved problems of archaeology of pre-Columbian America – the determination of the time and place of…

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The Museum “the Narva gate” opened the exhibition “Archaeological discoveries on the Okhta Cape”

The exhibition presents sensational finds, discovered on the Okhta Cape, as well as Photos showing the unique archaeological monuments.

On 19 September at the Museum “Narvskaya Outpost”, located in the manor house of the Princess Dashkova, will open a unique exhibition “Archaeological discoveries on the Okhta Cape”. The exhibition presents sensational finds, discovered on the Okhta Cape, as well as Photos showing the unique archaeological monuments. As a result of years of excavations of the St Petersburg archaeological expedition North-West Institute of cultural and natural heritage and the Institute of history of material culture (the Institute) was opened a unique multi-layered monument, testifying to the ancient history of the reclamation of the territory of modern St. Petersburg. It and facilities of the Neolithic, and the ancient settlement of XII – XIII centuries and fortification of the XIV – XVII centuries the fortress of Landskrona in 1300 years, the fortress of Nyenskans in different time periods, and Russian settlement Nevskoye Ustye, Nyenskans prior to the first. Continue reading

“Black archeologists” discovered the tomb of Carian king

According to reports, Turkish police managed to arrest several of “black archeologists”, which for 7 months had been illegally excavated near the ancient city of Milas.

As a result of the RAID it was discovered unknown burial Carian king Hematoma (391 — 377 BC), who was the father of king Mausolus is in fact independent of the Achaemenid ruler (Satrap and king) in Caria 377-353 BC

Mauzoleus has taken part in the revolt of the satraps of Asia Minor against Artaxerxes II, but time out of combat to avoid defeat. Moved the capital of ancient Caria from mylasa to coastal Halicarnassus, thus underlining its intention to extend the holdings by the nearby Greek Islands. He was able to subdue the part of Lycia and some of the Greek city of Ionia. With the aim to spread its influence on Rhodes and KOs, he supported the islanders to the Allied war with Athens.

His sister and wife Artemisia III has appointed a reward for the best writing an Eulogy in honor of Mausolus. In composing this epitaph was attended Nawrat, Isocrates, and Theopompus Detect;won last. The same Artemisia was built in honor of her husband, in Halicarnassus, the magnificent Masala, tombstone, listed among the wonders of the ancient world. Continue reading

Archaeologists of the University found in Ecuador, traces of a culture older than 5.5 thousand years

Archaeological expedition of the far Eastern Federal University returned from the coast of Ecuador with a number of unique finds South American culture “Valdivia” age 5.5 to 4 thousand years and earlier period the “San Pedro”. A comprehensive study of the historical monument at real Alto in the framework of the international grant of the Scientific Fund of the FEFU, a group of scientists leads the third year. The main goal is to compare the human adaptation to changes in the environment on opposite sides of the Pacific ocean — the coast of South America and of modern Primorye.

The expedition included staff Training and research Museum and School of Humanities FEFU, as well as scientists of the far Eastern branch of Russian Academy of Sciences and their colleagues from academic institutions in Moscow and Novosibirsk archeologists, historians, specialists in ancient civilizations, paleontology, Geophysics. The expedition was headed by the Director of Educational-scientific Museum of FEFU Alexander Popov. He said that as a result of over excavation on the Peninsula of Santa Elena were found the earliest layers of culture “Valdivia” age 5.5 to 4 thousand years. This culture of the American continent and became the object of attention of Russian scientists who carried out a comparative analysis with simultaneous baymanskaya culture of the Pacific coast of Russia. Continue reading

Archaeology: new finds and discoveries
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…

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Archaeologists in Egypt may have found the tomb of Queen Nefertiti
From the magazine "Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt" ( 01.07.2001. ) - "Egyptologist Susan James (Susan James) from UK claims. that the mummy of Nefertiti was more than a century…

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