Archaeological excavations - the meaning of the word
The archaeological excavations carried out for the purposes of historical research excavation of archaeological sites . mainly the ancient graves or the remains of ancient settlements. In the USSR the…

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The appearance of the first humans in South America shifted a few thousand years ago
A group of archaeologists from Vanderbilt University (USA) and several Chilean universities found in the vicinity of the oldest known primitive people of the Clovis culture in South America earlier…

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Homo naledi: the missing link of evolution, or a new kind of man?

A new type of fossil man are found in South Africa. His bones found in one of the local caves cavers. The creature had a small brain, like chimpanzees, were small in stature and climbed trees. And still in structure of the skeleton is that it is not. Scientists gave them the name homo naledi – in honor of the name of the cave, which in the local dialect means “star”. About new branch of human evolution – the correspondent of “Vesti FM” Sergei Gololobov.

The remains, resembling human bones, found in one of the distant halls of the cave, the rising star near Johannesburg. Just on the surface raised by more than a thousand bones, including a skull fragment. This is quite an amazing creature, say anthropologists. Undoubtedly, the fragments belong to the genus homo, but very different from modern humans – small stature, small brain, like a chimpanzee. The only people who like them – the so-called hobbits, also ancient people, from the Indonesian island Flores. Hands could grab small objects, and curved tines helped in lasagna. That is, the South African early man lived mainly in trees, says associate Professor in the Department of anthropology of the biological faculty of Moscow state University. Continue reading

Mysterious archaeological finds

There are many mysterious archaeological finds . confirming the fact that the history of life on Earth may be nothing like what it describes geological and anthropological books. This is clearly seen from the examples below.

In 1938 archaeologists in the mountains of China stumbled upon an interesting archaeological finds . In the cave that preserved the remnants of ancient civilization, were found many discs of stone under a thick layer of centuries old dust. The diameter of the disc was about 25 centimeters, and in the center of each was a round hole, it went spiral engraving that made them look like ancient vinyl record for gramophone. The age of the finds is estimated 10 to 12 thousand years. Engraving, viewed under a powerful microscope turned out to be little hieroglyphics that tell stories about space ships from distant worlds, wrecked in these mountains. Managed the ships of the creatures who called themselves the “loot”.

In 1900 experienced divers came across an interesting discovery near the Greek island of Antikythera, located from the island of Crete to the North-West. Exploring a sunken ship, they rose to the surface of the bronze and marble statues. Continue reading

Outstanding archaeological discoveries of the year

There are still so many things that mankind does not know, often it comes to our past. And, of course, there will always be people who give life to finding the answers to their questions. So that more people could learn about the results of their activities in the past year, we have prepared the main archaeological discoveries of the year.

There are still so many things that mankind does not know, often it comes to our past. And, of course, there will always be people who give life to finding the answers to their questions. So that more people could learn about the results of their activities in the past year, we have prepared the main archaeological discoveries of the year.

According to National Geographic

Mysteries Of Tutankhamun. In the tomb of Tutankhamen was discovered two hidden compartments that can be hidden rooms. Scientists suggest that one of them is a resting place of Queen Nefertiti. Check it out they are going next year. Perhaps they will bore through the walls in small holes and look around the room with the camera. Continue reading

In Tunisia found fossils of giant marine crocodile
An international group of scientists described a new species, Machimosaurus rex . from the family of teleosaurus, fossil marine crocodiles of the Jurassic period. The paper was published in Cretaceous…

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Forbidden archaeology.
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…

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