Found the remains of the first people of America?
Archaeologists led by Arturo Gonzalez (Arturo González), the Director of the desert Museum in Saltillo (Museo del Desierto), Mexico, is lifted from the bottom of the Caribbean sea the skeleton…

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Archaeologists have discovered the remains of the oldest gay man on the planet
The method of disposal men could indicate that he was a man with a different sexual orientation or a transvestite. Scientists have found the remains of ancient man, which can…

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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 1810, 2 (14 new style), June 1826, the Museum was officially established and was located in the house of P. Dubrock until 1833. The first Director of the Museum was I. P. Blaramberh. Since the creation of the Kerch Museum of antiquities the main direction of his activity was the study and preservation of ancient monuments, was found at Kerch and Taman peninsulas, i.e. on the territory of the ancient Bosporus Kingdom. Significant to the development of archaeological work in Kerch contributed to the rich excavations of the Kul-Oba in the fall of 1830. Some time the Museum was located in the premises of the city guardhouse, and in 1835 on the mount mithridat was built the Museum building in the style of the Athenian temple of hephaestion. With the arrival in 1853 to the post of Director of the Museum Alexander lyutsenko was the beginning of a scientific approach to excavations.

One of the most productive periods of the Museum’s activity was the period from 1891 to 1918 Director of the K. E. Dumberg first conducted a systematic excavation of the ancient settlement Panticapaeum. His successor V. V. Shkorpil, a well-known epigraphist and an archaeologist, had excavated the subterranean necropolises and burial mounds; there were organized visits. At the end of 1920 the Museum received its present title and significantly expanded exhibition space, collectibile significantly augmented. Due to the increase in funds, has prepared a petition to the Museum of the mansion, previously owned by former tobacco factory owner K. I. Masakado, located on Sverdlova St., 22. In 1922 the building was donated to the Museum. Came back and the building is on a grief Mitridat. In 1926 in the 100-year anniversary of the Kerch Museum there was arranged an exhibition of drawings of antiquities made by Damien V. Sinewy. The Museum was first established art gallery.

In the second half of 1930-ies were identified in the long term development of the Museum. Now the attention of staff and researchers should be directed not only on archaeology but also other disciplines – history, Ethnography, Ethnography. The implementation of the ambitious plans were prevented by the great Patriotic war.

Since 1944, the managers faced the task of post-war reconstruction of the Museum: cleaned archaeological sites, exhibitions have been organized, created new exhibition, released a guide to the Museum. Unfortunately, the old Museum building on mount Mithridates was badly damaged during the war and in the late 1950s, was completely demolished.

In these days mansion Masakali continues to be a Historical and archaeological Museum. In seven halls the visitors acquainted with the history of the Eastern Crimea from the Paleolithic to the middle ages. Here you can see the first artifacts of the Paleolithic, Neolithic flint knife in horn handle, metal tools of the bronze age, menhirs. Early iron age is represented by finds from Kurgan Kizil-Koba culture and two full archaeological complexes from Trehprudnyj mounds.

Ionic and attic painted pottery, artistic objects made of bone, wood, glass and metal, and outstanding epigraphic monuments, local Handicrafts acquaint the public with the ancient culture of the Bosporan Kingdom in the VI century BC to IV century ad Medieval monuments show colorful palette of life of different peoples of the Peninsula of Taurida. In three exhibition halls on the history of archaeology, marking the 70th anniversary of the Bosporan expedition of the Pushkin Museum, which introduces visitors with new discoveries of archaeologists and the contributions of scientists in the development of Russian history.

Ancient Suvar: archaeological research and findings
Husin Fayaz Sharipovich — the doctor of historical Sciences, Professor head of the Department of history of Tatarstan TGTU Gaisanov Ilgizar ravilyevich — candidate of historical Sciences, senior researcher of…

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The share of Yakutia accounts for 77, 5 all the unique finds the frozen remains of ancient animals in the world
Almost every year we find mammoths, woolly rhinos and other ice age animals. But without research, these findings represent only an interesting Museum exhibits. A large amount of information can…