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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Museum of archeology of Moscow: the rebirth
On 18 may, the Museum of archaeology of Moscow was finally open after renovation. In the center of the exhibition remains the Voskresensky bridge, but technically there have been many…

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In Izmir, archaeologists discovered the Islands mentioned in the ancient books

Recently during surface excavations carried out in the vicinity of the city Bademli that in Izmir province, archaeologists found mentioned in ancient books the island on which was built the ancient city of Cana.

After studying the geological samples taken from the strata of rocks of a small Peninsula near Bademli, archaeologists have discovered that the Peninsula was once in ancient times was an island. It turned out that the Strait separating the island from the mainland, over the centuries has filled with silt.

Open again is the third island in the chain Argiroski Islands, mentioned in the ancient sources. For many years among archaeologists, historians and geographers were debates about their location.

Archaeologists of the University of Cologne in cooperation with colleagues from the German archaeological Institute, with the participation of historians, geographers and geophysicists from the universities of Manisa, Cologne, Rostock and Southampton began an archaeological excavation to find the location Argiroski Islands, which, according to ancient texts, had to be located somewhere near Bademli. Continue reading

Find archaeologists disproved the theory that the first people came to America 12 thousand years ago

Brazil was discovered a cave with cave paintings, giving grounds to believe that the first people in America came to 18 thousand years earlier than believed by many archaeologists.

The new exhibition in Brazil were presented artifacts confirming the existence of the continent’s people for another 30 thousand years ago, whereas it is considered that the first people arrived to America from Asia 12 thousand years ago.

100 exhibits, including rock carvings and pottery, depict animals, ceremonies, hunting and even scenes from the sexual lives of this ancient group of first Americans.

The artifacts were discovered in the National Park Sera Da Capivara is located in the northeastern Brazilian state of piauí, on the border of the river Amazon and the Atlantic forest. From 1970-the year of the Franco-Brazilian archaeologist Niede the Guidon has headed a large-scale excavations in piauí, according to British tabloid mail Online in the latest issue. Continue reading

The ancient city of Miletus

Tourists in Turkey can visit the ancient city of Miletus Ionia. You can get here by public transport from the towns of Altinkum Accou or Are Balat. You can even book a tour from Moscow for a honeymoon in Turkey, which will include a trip to Miletus. According to the descriptions of Herodotus, it was founded by Carians, but was subsequently captured by the Ionians. The city flourished in 6-7 century BC. Miletus is the largest sea port. Also, the town was the centre of science. Here was Thales of Miletus, who studied a solar Eclipse. The name Anaximander is due the invention of the globe. Here was founded the Milesian school of philosophy. It was in Miletus occurrences created by the first form of the Greek alphabet. The names of the mathematician Pythagoras and of the historian Herodotus also associated with Miletos. The layout of the streets of the ancient city is somewhat like today’s modern cities. The architect Hippocam for the first time in the practice of urban development has proposed to first pave main streets, and from them secondary. 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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Historians don has discovered the secret of a few archaeological finds
Found in Azov recently an old factory and another underground passage shed light on the events. Now, after examining the finds, the archaeologists can make historical edits to previously known…

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