The territory of Adygea was once the bottom of an ancient sea-lake the Paratethys which existed on the earth 25 million years ago.
According to the Professor of the Adyghe state University Igor Wolfhound . The paratethys seized the Black, Azov and Caspian seas, the area from Paris to Altai.
Millions of years ago undoubtedly was dominated by a subtropical climate. Therefore, scientists have no doubt: Lagonaki plateau in the past is a piece of barrier reef. This is evident in the fossilized remains of marine animals: ancient dolphins, sea turtles and whales found in the region of the plateau.
Increasingly in lowland areas of Ciscaucasia scientists discover remnants of burial of mammoths, bones of blue whales. Archaeologists in Adygea, prompted by a local fisherman discovered and described several burials of bones of mammoth: Tusk with a diameter of 24 cm, thigh and backbone of a major 50-year-old male mammoth.
“The question arises: how the blue whales and mammoths trapped in the Caucasus mountains? One hypothesis: a whale could be abandoned giant tsunami waves in the Wake of a major disaster described in the Bible as the flood. Continue reading
Novosibirsk region in the early bronze age (II Millennium BC) was inhabited by the nomads from the territory of Kuzbass. This is evidenced by granite grave discovered by archaeologists Novosibirsk state Museum of local lore.
“During the excavations on the monument, “Birch island-1″ was found in burial boxes . made of granite slabs. Such graveyards for our area are uncommon. And here in the Kuzbass, many of them, there is a mountain region, a lot of stone”, – explained senior researcher of the Museum, candidate of historical Sciences Sergey Roslyakov.
According to the hypothesis of scientists, the ancient inhabitants of Kuzbass moved from their territories in modern Novosibirsk region under the pressure of stronger tribes from the steppe regions of Tuva and Khakassia. However, their burial traditions they retain, despite the lack of stones.
“Graves discovered in 100 km to the North of Novosibirsk, from them to the nearest place of extraction of granite about 7 km Stones are very heavy, one stove can raise five men. The nomads preferred to live with families rather than in large tribes, they have such a ritual it was very labor intensive”, said Roslyakov. Continue reading
The main regional Museum of Krasnodar Krai, was founded in 1879 by local historian Eugene Felitsynym in one of the most beautiful buildings in the city — the mansion Barsukova. To date, the total number of the exhibits of the Museum over 400 000.
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Krasnodar state historical and archaeological Museum-reserve them. E. D. Felitsyna 45.025158. 38.972179 Main regional Museum of Krasnodar Krai, was founded in 1879 by local historian Eugene Felitsynym in one of the most beautiful buildings in the city – the mansion Barsukova. To date, the total number of the exhibits of the Museum over 400 000. The Krasnodar state historical and archaeological Museum them. Felicina Continue reading