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
In the 70-ies of XX century in India, then in Europe and in Africa were found the remains of a Primate, Ramapithecus; the structure of his teeth was like the teeth of apes, and some of it gave reason to think that the problem is finally solved.
Primitive man lived 14 million years ago, and his physique shows that he could stand on legs, have had a free hand. But this hope quickly faded: new findings showed that rampitec is nothing other than a female of another large Primate, selvapiana, which belongs to the group of orangutans, not humans.
With sufficient certainty of a primitive people can only speak from the period of 4-3 million years ago. By this time, attributed by the scientists found the remains of Australopithecus, the most famous skeleton Lucy. It was discovered in 1972 In afar, Africa. How is it different from the skeletons of other primates? First of all, the fact That Lucy (no longer clear, it the female or the male) could walk on two limbs: walking on two legs is one of the characteristics that distinguishes man from his relatives, monkeys. But why these first anthropoids got to his feet and straightened? Continue reading