The remains of a man lying close to him women found Greek archaeologists in the legendary cave of Alepotrypa (Fox hole), which is a type of the Kingdom of Hades – the realm of the dead. The pair lay on its side, and the men’s skeleton held in the arms of a female.
Unusual burial – lying on the side of obnimku a man and a woman – was opened two years ago, but study finds, involving radiocarbon Dating, was completed only recently. Archaeologist Giorgos Papathanassopoulos, who leads the excavations in the cave of Alepotrypa since 1970, said that the death of these people some 6,000 years ago. They died young: the man for 25 years and the woman 20. These are the dead – the oldest found in Greece.
The most ancient lovers.
The experts, who were engaged in the study of unusual finds, there was a version that the couple died during sexual contact they were covered with fallen rock. George Papathanassopoulos does not exclude this theory, but stresses that it’s probably not true. Most likely, discovered the burial tomb.
Part of the cave of Alepotripa open to the public.Across the lake inside the cave does not now carry the souls of the dead, and tourists visiting. Continue reading
The badgers helped the archaeologists in the excavations of medieval graves near Berlin, and thus made an amazing contribution to archaeological discoveries that bell made as a result.
Archaeologists said that the burial was found eight people who lived in the 12th century. Two of them are probably Slavic lords. Among other things found was a number of important artifacts such as bowls, sword, belt buckle and the remains of the lords.
One of the badgers got into the field of view of the two sculptors. He seems to have dug its burrow near the grave. Thanks badger sculptors, who live on a farm nearby, found evidence of burial. It’s a Fluke that the sculptors were still and by Amateur archaeologists.
“We have excavated hip bone. Then it became clear that this grave person,” said Henrik Ring, one of the sculptors who discovered the tomb.
“We were not surprised by this finding because a whole field of ancient graves had been found in 1960 on the other side of the road. We attached the camera to the badger and took a few Photos with the remote control. We found some jewelry parts and contacted the authorities.” Continue reading
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