What is archaeology and why is it necessary?
The word "archaeology" of Greek origin, like the origin of the names of many other Sciences (history, geography, Geology). It consists of two words - arhayos (ancient) and -logos (word,…

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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…

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Russian archaeologists opened the first capital of Egypt

Russian archaeologists have discovered “white walls” first capital of ancient Egypt, which tried to find researchers from all over the world for over a hundred years.

The sensational discovery of the archaeologists from Russia in Egypt. During excavations in and around Cairo, they found fragments of ancient fortifications. Scientists claim that their discovery was nothing like the legendary “white walls” of Memphis, the first capital of Ancient Egypt, for which researchers from around the world raced for over a hundred years.

As told “MK” the Deputy Director of the egyptologic research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences Alexey Krol, the finding was discovered in the province of Giza, 20 kilometres from Cairo. Russian archaeologists first came here in 2001, and since then almost every meter of covered ground gives scientists new surprises. Now archaeologists are working on the territory of Kom tuman – one of the hills on which lay the legendary Memphis, built in the early third Millennium BC on the Western Bank of the Nile. Continue reading

Here for the first time found a cemetery and the stone for the sacrifice of the ancient Germans.

In the Ternopil region near the village Soap first found the burial ground and the stone for the sacrifice of the ancient Germans, the time of creation which scientists refer to the beginning II — end of the III century BC this was reported by regional media.

“It’s not sanctuary, but a small altar, — said Director of KP “Podolsky archeology” Bogdan Strocen. — Like the monuments found in Volhynia and Podolia it for the first time. Therefore, we can assume that there are more, we just haven’t found”.

Found in the graves on the chest of the two adults were two bronze fibulae (zip decoration), where he fastened the cloak — century fabric has decayed, but the metal pins are preserved. Also found in burial the traditional ceramics made by hand .

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“And this is how their card is hand-sculpted pots — emphasizes the interlocutor. — Therefore, can confidently say that Zborowski lived among the first of the ancient Germans, who came on the tail”. Continue reading

The mystery of human origins. The life of primitive people. The Skeleton Of Lucy.

In the 70-ies of XX century in India, then in Europe and in Africa were found the remains of a Primate, Ramapithecus; the structure of his teeth was like the teeth of apes, and some of it gave reason to think that the problem is finally solved.

Primitive man lived 14 million years ago, and his physique shows that he could stand on legs, have had a free hand. But this hope quickly faded: new findings showed that rampitec is nothing other than a female of another large Primate, selvapiana, which belongs to the group of orangutans, not humans.

With sufficient certainty of a primitive people can only speak from the period of 4-3 million years ago. By this time, attributed by the scientists found the remains of Australopithecus, the most famous skeleton Lucy. It was discovered in 1972 In afar, Africa. How is it different from the skeletons of other primates? First of all, the fact That Lucy (no longer clear, it the female or the male) could walk on two limbs: walking on two legs is one of the characteristics that distinguishes man from his relatives, monkeys. But why these first anthropoids got to his feet and straightened? Continue reading

In France archaeologists have discovered fragments of ancient human remains
Young volunteers assisted the archaeologists discovered in southwestern France to the cave of Arago d prehistoric tooth that belonged to an adult, who lived half a million years ago. Despite…

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Archaeologists have found in Pereslavl-zaleskiy the list of killers of Prince Andrei Bogolyubsky
Russian archaeologists who conducted the restoration of the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Pereslavl-Zalessky (Yaroslavl region), found on its walls the oldest dated monument of North-Eastern Russia — some ancient graffiti, including…

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