Young volunteers assisted the archaeologists discovered in southwestern France to the cave of Arago d prehistoric tooth that belonged to an adult, who lived half a million years ago. Despite the fact that the tooth is quite badly preserved and to explore it will be difficult, the staff of the Center for prehistoric studies of Tatavla will try to learn about the morphology of the first Europeans and to increase knowledge about their features.
Excavations were conducted last week on Thursday, July 23, near the southern French city of Perpignan. Young archaeologists and volunteers are shocked by the discovery, which they named Arago 149. The tooth was found and recognized as the oldest piece of human remains found in Europe. According to the archaeologists, the tooth belonged to an adult, who lived 560 thousand years ago.
“Large tooth of the adult – not to say a man or a woman – was found during excavations in a layer whose age we estimated at 550 thousand years since used various Dating methods”, – said paleoanthropology Amelie Vialle edition of L’express. Continue reading
In the Ternopil region near the village Soap first found the burial ground and the stone for the sacrifice of the ancient Germans, the time of creation which scientists refer to the beginning II — end of the III century BC this was reported by regional media.
“It’s not sanctuary, but a small altar, — said Director of KP “Podolsky archeology” Bogdan Strocen. — Like the monuments found in Volhynia and Podolia it for the first time. Therefore, we can assume that there are more, we just haven’t found”.
Found in the graves on the chest of the two adults were two bronze fibulae (zip decoration), where he fastened the cloak — century fabric has decayed, but the metal pins are preserved. Also found in burial the traditional ceramics made by hand .
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“And this is how their card is hand-sculpted pots — emphasizes the interlocutor. — Therefore, can confidently say that Zborowski lived among the first of the ancient Germans, who came on the tail”. Continue reading
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 . on recent archaeological discoveries on the territory of Altai Krai and the Altai Republic.
The exhibition prepared by the Museum of archaeology and Ethnography of Altai ASU during the implementation of the megagrant of the Government of the Russian Federation “the Ancient settlement of Siberia: the formation and dynamics of cultures in North Asia”. The event was organized by the staff of the Department of archaeology, Ethnography and museology Professor Alexey A. Tishkin. and senior lecturer Nikolay Nikolaevich Seregin.
Guests of the Museum were presented valuable exhibits of the section “Development of the silk road Altai”, collected during archaeological excavations in the Altai territory and the Altai Republic and on the territory of modern Mongolia. Among them – found in the tombs fragments of Indian and Chinese silk clothes, ancient coins, glass paste from which beads were made, mirrors the work of Chinese craftsmen and imported other articles of archaeological monuments of Altai. Not less interesting materials Turkic bulan-Koba, trostchenko cultures. Excavations were conducted by the Department of archaeology of the ASU. Continue reading