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…

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Excavations of ancient settlements in the desert
The Horde is a great misfortune of the Russian world,after his baptism and monument to this pure steppe,missile test ranges of the TRANS-Volga region-sebastin foe,Yes the Astrakhan Kremlin.How many troubles…

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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…

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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A fascinating tour to the ancient Ostia (Ostia Antica)
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.…

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