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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Tourists in Greece can visit the ancient settlement of Akrotiri
On 11 April, the tourists vacationing in Greece, was again able to visit the excavations of Akrotiri on Santorini. The ancient city belongs to the period of the Minoan civilization,…

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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

In Makhachkala passed the opening of the exhibition “Archeology of cinema”

In the Museum of fine ARTS. P. S. Gamzatova opened an exhibition of Irish artist Patrick Hoke. The artist uses in her exhibitions, Photo, video, light and sound. Before the audience come cynobacteria copied once for shooting films with original artifacts, now themselves part of history. In recent work, Patrick Koch used the archives of the historical cinaralti, in order to explore how the cinematic image is an indelible part of our perception of history. For this exhibition the artist presents several video works, installed in three areas of the hall of the Museum, including a new short film recently shot in Los Angeles. Six monitors show the viewer rotating props on a green background. The author is not trying to assure the originality of the exhibit, by contrast, emphasizes its artificiality. Patrick himself says: “My work is about how historical knowledge is constructed in the present. Now more than ever, we get a historical knowledge of cinema. Given that cinema participates in our lives everywhere, I’m curious to see how movies can change our attitude towards history. I wonder what they, these cinaralti continue life Continue reading

In Moldova there is a struggle with “black diggers”

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

Looking for historic village from space. Where to search for treasures and old villages.
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…

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Russian archaeologists have found in Ecuador, traces of a culture older than 5.5 thousand years
[caption id="attachment_550" align="alignleft" width="300"] SONY DSC[/caption] On a dig in Ecuador, archaeologists have found traces of cultures older than 5.5 thousand years. The work was carried out on the territory…

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