Archaeologists exploring in the Albazin era from the stone age to the late middle ages
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…

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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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Reconstruction, an attempt to know the life of ancient man

Today we have a little specific theme, dedicated to the reconstruction of life of ancient man. Here we will try to review the highlights, tell you about interesting research and directions.


Unfortunately, life and the life of ancient people in greater complexity scientists are forced to learn to explore the burial. Here the ritual objects in the tomb, we can conclude that when man learned to work metals, stone, jewelry-making, what were the objects of labor and weapons. The remains of ancient man are rare, they are studied by the anthropologists. They study the human skeleton, structure of bone and teeth.

By studying the bones of ancient man, to learn did he hunger, and if so when and for how long.

Through the study of the chemical composition of bone tissue scientists determine what ancient people ate: meat or plants.

Due to the peculiarities of hypertrophy of bone can to know what did ancient man craft.

Studying the remains, scientists are increasingly noticing surgery of the ancients, among the finds there are even people who survived the trepanation of the skull in the Mesolithic and Paleolithic. It confuses scientists, and confirms what we know practically nothing about ancient people.

Ancient burial sites

Very few details about ancient civilizations, nomadic military alliances. Most of the information scientists get by studying the mounds and dirt mounds. They carefully layer by layer on thoroughly exploring these ancient tombs, recording and sketching each thing, each stone.

If the average person will read their records, it will realize a little something and may get confused, another thing is the graphic reenactment. Thanks to them you can see the ancient mystery of the burial (see image # 1).

What were the ancient people

Interesting reconstruction of an ancient woman’s mother was presented on Facebook in the group “news archeology, anthropology, history”. Painter-Reconstructor for the basis of women’s images took ceramic anthropomorphic figurines of idols mother. What happened, you see on image # 2. Just remember representatives of the modern tribes of Africa and island Nations with primitive living conditions.

Of course this reconstruction is controversial. It is believed that a convex body parts of ancient statues made specifically to emphasize the fertility of the mother of all mankind.

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 and black diggers.
Archaeologists and black diggers should find a common language, to combine efforts and work together to preserve historic values in Russia. If you think that a COP ( the treasure…