In the Stavropol earth are buried the remains of the ancient cities and even the earlier settlements of primitive man, stone boxes — tombs and majestic mounds, the dolmens and the massive underground chambers of the catacombs. As legendary statues, towering in the mountains of the greater Caucasus and its foothills Christian temples of X—XI centuries, some of the earliest on the territory of our country, majestic fortresses and towers of middle ages.
In the region identified 177 archaeological sites that scientists investigate how improved tools from the stone cut to perfect the bronze and iron guns. Great interest among the archaeological monuments of ancient times are the Parking lot of Sycamore on the Big Zelenchuk, barrow graves near Ust-Jeguta, tombs of the nobles of the bronze age, dolmens in the mountains of Karachay-Cherkessia, colorful bronze Koban culture. Highly artistic products rich Scythian barrows in C. Alexander, Hrushevsky the town near Stavropol, where for centuries was stored samples of the highest culture of ancient Greek (the remains of amphorae, with the names of Greek masters, bronze and iron pins, buckles and other products). Continue reading
Many gold mining companies will alter the natural landscape of Mongolia. The extraction of gold disappear hundreds of rivers and lakes, and the Mongolia slowly turning into a desert.
In addition to the official production companies from Russia, Japan, China (from 23 countries), the main problem are the “black diggers”. They are called “ninjas” because of their appearance: they wear behind green metal pots, which are similar to heroes of the popular cartoon about the ninja turtles. Pictures of David gray, Reuters.
First, this “underground” activity in Mongolia was engaged in migrant workers from China, but after some time of this “economic niches” they were replaced by the Mongols themselves. Traditional Mongolian tent:
According to various estimates environmentalists, more than 100 thousand people in Mongolia are engaged in illegal gold mining. Photo: old Russian van production on someone’s yard: Continue reading
August 12 at 11 am in the conference hall of the Museum of fine arts (St. Sophia sq., 2) will take place solemn opening of the fourth shift International youth archaeological camp.
The project is implemented by the Interregional public Foundation “Center of National Glory” (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CNS – the President of JSC “Russian Railways” Vladimir Yakunin), in cooperation with the Novgorod state United Museum-reserve, Novgorod archaeological expedition and with the support of the Government of the Novgorod region. The camp is aimed at familiarising the participants with the Russian cultural-historical tradition, establishing the system of effective communications and development of comprehensive public relations youth of Russia, CIS, Europe and other countries, and the creation of the youth environment of communication through the development of the traditions of intercultural understanding.
During the International youth archaeological camp “Veliky Novgorod in the historical memory of generations” assumes detailed acquaintance with the history and archaeology of Novgorod the Great, more mission search, clearance and treatment of archaeological sites, Continue reading