The Museum "the Narva gate" opened the exhibition "Archaeological discoveries on the Okhta Cape"
The exhibition presents sensational finds, discovered on the Okhta Cape, as well as Photos showing the unique archaeological monuments. On 19 September at the Museum "Narvskaya Outpost", located in the…

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Historical and archaeological Museum of the state budgetary institution of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The history of the Kerch Museum of antiquities began with the personal collection of the Field of Dobruca (1774 - 1835) — the founder of the Kerch archaeological, founded in…

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“Black archeologists” discovered the tomb of Carian king

According to reports, Turkish police managed to arrest several of “black archeologists”, which for 7 months had been illegally excavated near the ancient city of Milas.

As a result of the RAID it was discovered unknown burial Carian king Hematoma (391 — 377 BC), who was the father of king Mausolus is in fact independent of the Achaemenid ruler (Satrap and king) in Caria 377-353 BC

Mauzoleus has taken part in the revolt of the satraps of Asia Minor against Artaxerxes II, but time out of combat to avoid defeat. Moved the capital of ancient Caria from mylasa to coastal Halicarnassus, thus underlining its intention to extend the holdings by the nearby Greek Islands. He was able to subdue the part of Lycia and some of the Greek city of Ionia. With the aim to spread its influence on Rhodes and KOs, he supported the islanders to the Allied war with Athens.

His sister and wife Artemisia III has appointed a reward for the best writing an Eulogy in honor of Mausolus. In composing this epitaph was attended Nawrat, Isocrates, and Theopompus Detect;won last. The same Artemisia was built in honor of her husband, in Halicarnassus, the magnificent Masala, tombstone, listed among the wonders of the ancient world.

In the modern world the name of Mausolus most often remembered in connection with the concept of “mausoleum”: thanks to its celebrity, the mausoleum of Halicarnassus has acquired the status of household name.

Recall that Karya (GK. Καρία) is a historical region on the South-Western coast of Asia Minor, where dwelt the nation of the Carians.

In the middle of the 2nd Millennium BC Karya chose the dwellings of the tribes of the Hittites, mixed with the local inhabitants, and by the time of the Trojan war (XII century BC) the nation of the Carians already existed. With the beginning of Greek colonization towards the end of the 2nd Millennium BC on the coast of Caria appear Greek city, Greek culture and language gradually began to enter in among the Carians, displacing Carian language disuse by the beginning of our era. In the 540-ies BC Karia, where local tribes have failed to unite into a single state, were ruled by the Persian Empire. After the campaign of Alexander the great the territory Kariya has lost a clear boundary, and the people of the Carians lost their ethnographic identity. Currently land Kariya are a part of the Turkish administrative province of Mugla (Muğla).

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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Unique archaeological finds were discovered in Mtskheta
According to law, construction work was suspended and the study of the territory began archaeologists. In the study area they have identified and studied the graves of the early middle…