Archaeologists make all the amazing new discoveries that shed light on the Mayan civilization
In Guatemala and Mexico archaeologists made important discoveries that shed light on ancient Mayan culture, reports the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The Mayans created a highly…

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In Kabardino-Balkaria conducted excavations of the ancient settlement
In the Chegem district of Kabardino-Balkaria Institute of archaeology of the Caucasus (Nalchik) and scientists of the South of Russia began excavating the largest known settlement, Dating from the seventh…

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Two ancient settlements found in the design of the pipeline is in the Ivanovo region

There is a high probability that in the near future the houses of the citizens of Yuryevets district will gas. This was reported by General Director of LLC “Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Ivanovo” Sergey Mazalov at the meeting of the regional government on 20 January.

According to him, are almost finished work on the design of the gas pipeline-branch and GDS Yuryevets (the pipeline length 46.5 km) and inter-settlement gas pipeline stretching for 6 km from the GDS to the city of Yuryevets with branches southern part of the city and the village of shikhovo and Konoplitsy.

“This is perhaps the most anticipated of the last years, – said Sergey Mazalov. – Given the statutory period of examination and tender procedures and on the basis of accumulated experience in gasification, it is possible to predict that at the end of the 2016 construction works at these sites will begin. However, it is not only the expected object, but also the largest and most complex. Therefore, in the process of its implementation is inevitable contingencies that affect the timing of the works”.

With some emergency situations, the gas industry has already faced during the design process. For example, in parallel with the project work on track passing of the gas pipeline were conducted archaeological excavations, in which were discovered two ancient settlements. Continue reading

In Abkhazia discovered the “treasure of caster” five-thousand year-old

Bronze axes transferred to local history Museum of the city of Gudauta

In the Gudauta district of Abkhazia, local residents found the so-called “treasure of the caster” – 20 bronze axes, which date back to the third Millennium BC.

About this informed the head of Department on protection of monuments and historical and cultural heritage of the unrecognized Republic Vadim Bzhania.

According to him, the axes were found in the village Zvandripsh while plowing the land. “Although it is not treated samples axes, but for science they are of great interest”, – said Bzhania.

He said that bronze axes transferred to local history Museum of the city of Gudauta. The head of regional administration has disposed to allocate cash reward to the finder of the hoard.

In connection with the discovery of the Office for protection of monuments directs the expedition to continue studies on the territory of the village Zvandripsh. Continue reading

Archaeologists have found evidence that early humans could live in America already 14-19 thousand years ago

Scientists found evidence that the emergence of the first people on American land could be another 14 to 19 KYR and it is 6 thousand years earlier than was considered in the scientific world. Writes The Daily mail.

In the South, Chilean territory, archaeologists found stone tools, traces, indicating that this place once was the hearth; the remains of animals and plants that have been cooked. Thanks to radiocarbon study, experts suggested that the finds date back to approximately 12 to 17 KYR B. C. E. Therefore, the appearance of these settlers on the mainland were in much earlier before it was settled the first paleo-Indians were.

The previous four decades it was customary to assume that the first humans appeared on American soil, was crossed on a land bridge from the Asian territories on the North American order of 12-13 KYR, These people represented the Clovis culture, characterized by smaller fluted spear heads from stone.

A completely different type of technology tools out of stone was found by archaeologists in Monte Verde, South of the Chilean state. The stone here was carried out only on one side, in what, actually, and zaklyuchaetsya with the Clovis culture. Continue reading

An unusual ancient burial
In different Nations that inhabited our planet in ancient times, there were different traditions of burial of the dead, is often very unusual. Both were buried in ancient times? Here…

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Scientists have found that as people began to develop intelligence
Michael Medler from Western Washington University in Bellingham told me that the ancestors of humans could get a chance to develop because they lived near volcanoes and can near them…

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