Excavations at Albazin prison is completed archaeological field season – Wednesday, August 11, all major work will be curtailed. Scientists summarize first scientific results. The main discoveries of this year was the discovery of nineteen single burials in coffins and, presumably, new skudelny – mass graves of the defenders of the Albazin prison of the seventeenth century.
19 single burials in coffins, most likely, relate to the beginning of the siege of the Fort, when its defenders still had enough strength to dig individual graves and the house they put together for each of the deceased. Some of these burials was demolished, and the bones of the dead extracted for further study, the other part is preserved to continue in the new season. Several coffins cleared and left untouched for demonstration to participants of the solemn ceremony of reburial of the remains of defenders albazina, which will be held in early September. Continue reading
Despite the fact that in recent years managed to achieve restrictions in the trade of ancient objects, black archaeology still remains an urgent problem in Latvia. Some archaeologists even came to the conclusion that illegal diggers have become even bessovestnoi: archaeological sites, especially cemeteries, left behind in a terrible state.
Recently, archaeologists have summarized the latest research in Latvia. For two years managed to find a flaming cemetery, the settlement of the Mesolithic, underground tavern in Tukums, a settlement of the bronze age and others, reports the Latvian portal lsm.lv .
It took a year and a half after the entry into force of the amendments to the law “About protection of monuments of culture”, according to which all the found ancient objects, Dating from the 17th century (and earlier), belong to the state and should be kept in museums. Ancient archaeological values are protected monuments, and if somebody finds a new ancient place, it must inform the State Inspectorate for protection of monuments of culture. Continue reading
Scientists and archeology tell us emphatically that they know all about our origin and history. In truth, it is not so. Every year it opens new facts that expand incredibly familiar, cozy, but very narrow limits of the modern world.
Richard Thompson . American scholar, author of many articles on mathematics, Geology and physics, began to collect all the discarded science data concerning the prehistoric past of mankind, he was a member of the spiritual Institute’s Bhakti-Vedanta and adhered to those beliefs at the history that were described in ancient Indian Vedic treatises . namely that humanity existed for a very, very long time.
In collaboration with writer Michael Cremo, he was the impressive one that explained and analyzed this data, most of which are ignored or not recognized by modern science.
After nine years of work the book was published in 1993 under the title ” Forbidden archaeology “. It was one of the most amazing books of the decade. And, admittedly, remarkable for the restraint and moderation of his judgment. As the authors found, among the findings of geologists, archaeologists and paleontologists there is evidence that humans in their modern form have lived many millions – or decadelong years ago in Europe, Continue reading