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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Studying archaeology?
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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Crystal skull and its mystery

In 1927 archaeologists engaged in excavations of an ancient Maya temple in North America, found something unusual – a human skull made of crystal. Experts say that to make such a miracle possible only with application of modern hi-tech equipment. The wizard also would have to spend to work over 7 million hours of time! In addition, the skull is perfectly thought-out optical system – if you turn the product in at a certain angle, it will glow from the inside.

Finding a crystal called “Skull of Doom”, because amazing beauty product was in the truest sense of the word murderous. All of whom have had to hold him in my arms, suddenly and mysteriously deprived of life. It is believed that the skull of “punishing” people for what they were trespassing on secrets of the Maya temple.

Another skull is kept in the British Museum from the XVIII century. It has the same options as the “Skull of Doom”, but its structure is more primitive. Both findings largely resemble the skull of a woman. Experts with the help of modern computer technology could simulate the image of ladies, possessing such skulls, however, is still unclear, for what purpose were created such treasures. Some scientists believe that the crystal skulls are sacred objects that are “saved” in a memory of the generations and meant descendants. Some believe that the crystal skull was left after Atlantis.

Since ancient times the head was considered the most important part of the human body. The Incas used enemy skulls as aroma lamps and raw materials for the manufacture of cups. The same inky deliberately cultivated his heirs egghead! To do this they tightly wrapped the heads of infants the equivalent of a modern bandage. Archaeologists also managed to find the main bone of the human head with traces of trepanation. By the way, the operation still practiced 5000 years ago! Not so long ago in the Gobi desert were found a skull with horns that belonged to the people. Of course, the man they could not grow.

The horns were implanted in the head “professional” surgeons living in ancient times. Once in North Africa, archaeologists have unearthed the skull, whose age was about 2.5 million years. This finding has led experts to believe that people lived on Earth even before dinosaurs. It is first person, as scientists assume, was able to tame giant lizards. But such a hypothesis requires solid evidence and detailed study…

It is impossible not to mention “the skull that screams” belonging to the family of Bettiscombe. In the XVIII century their ancestors were kept at home a dark-skinned slave. When he died, the owners promised to send his body home, but acted differently – slave was buried in the local cemetery. This was a fatal mistake of the family. After the funeral, family members heard a constant clattering, rumbling and other strange sounds in their home.

The owners decided to dig up the body of the slave and carried him to the attic, and everything was in its place – in the house the long-awaited rest. After a while the head of the family found in the attic of the skull of the deceased and set it on his bedside Cabinet. The man explained the act to that alleged remains of his deceased servants guard their house from evil spirits. The heirs tried several times to get rid of the skull was thrown away, drowned, buried him, but the next day, the subject again was in the bedroom…

Mysterious monuments in archaeology
With the help of archeological findings, scientists are able to restore the lost information in the past. But sometimes incidents happen when scientists are not able to explain the purpose…

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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…

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