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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Egypt opens first Museum of fossils of the Middle East
In the Egyptian desert valley of Wadi al-Khitaan, about 150 km southwest of Cairo, founded the first Museum of Middle East, dedicated to the ancient fossils. Here you can visually…

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Mysteries Of The Bible. I was wondering if the archaeologists find the point in the centuries-long dispute?

Egyptian archaeologists announced a sensational discovery. At the bottom of the red sea discovered a large number of human remains and military equipment. The finds date back to the XIV century BC Scientists believe that discovered the place of death the army of Pharaoh Akhenaten. According To The Bible. men perished in the depths of the sea when they tried to stop the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt. With details – the correspondent of radio “Vesti FM” Andrei Popov . Today, when interest in the Bible, Holy Scripture for Jews and Christians, has grown greatly, many are wondering how you can trust her and the events described there. Some belong to the Orthodox claim that everything written in the Bible is true, and all the biblical stories you need to believe unconditionally. Others say that the Bible is not a textbook of science or history, and not all need to understand it literally that there are many allegories and parables.

Finally, religious scholars believe that, along with myths and legends in the Bible are reflected and some historical events. Among them – described in the second book of Moses called Exodus so. The Bible describes the Exodus of Jews in the wilderness, Continue reading

Paleontologists have found the remains of saber-toothed tehnologo – giraffe

Scientists in Spain have found the remains of an exotic relative of giraffes, who had three horns, similar in shape to the hairdo Queen Amidala from “Star Wars” George Lucas, its sable-like “fangs” and a number of other unusual traits, according to a paper published in the journal PLoS One.

Saber-toothed giraffe found in Spain “the Opening of this creature allowed us to clarify the history of the evolution of the large and almost completely extinct groups of horned ruminants, the only surviving members of which today are giraffes and okapis are relatives. It revealed the amazing diversity of these creatures that lived on the territory of Eurasia and Africa,” said Israel Sanchez (Israel Sanchez) from the National Museum of natural history in Madrid (Spain).

Sanchez and his colleagues made this discovery, trying to classify and identify generic groups and membership of several bizarre mammals, whose remains were found by the authors in the vicinity of the town of Loranca del Campo in the rocks, which were formed in the late Miocene, about 11-5 million years ago. Continue reading

Fossils: dinosaurs

Our knowledge about dinosaurs based on fossilized remains found of dinosaurs, which are also called fossils. The first fossils of large teeth were discovered in the twenties of the 19th century. At the time, and adopted the name of the dinosaurs. Subsequently were found not only fossilized teeth and skulls and bones and even large fragments of dinosaur skeletons. Due to the accelerated development of technology and increased construction finds of dinosaurs became more frequent. Basically the remains were found during the underground construction and mines.

After the death of the dinosaur his body fell into the water. Then it was on the bottom and gently sank in the mud. Together with water in the bones fell to the sand and mineral substances. They gradually accumulated in the bones. Over millions of years the mud turned to stone and the bones in a fossil. Then the landscape changed, the sea level fell, the river dried up or changed its course. Gradually the wind and rain I ground off the upper layers of stone, revealing the remains of dinosaurs (fossils), which were discovered by man. Continue reading

The opening of the archeological camp
Stationed this year the archaeological expedition "Kyzyl-Kuragino" was the Pius-khemsky district. In the famous Valley of the kings, near the village of Arzhaan on the shores of salt lake White…

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Archaeologists involved in the study of Mangup fortress, this year carried out excavations of the Palace of the princes of Theodoro.
Still earth the Kingdom of punt are as mysterious as their ruler. Although this state is referred to in Egyptian sources during the 13 centuries (2500-1170 BC), their exact location…

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