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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.

The lost city. Not only the pyramids of Egypt can keep a secret. In the jungle of Central America they also have. This year in Gendersell discovered the lost city, where once lived the representatives of the unknown civilization. Scientists plan to continue studying the findings, while local armed forces protect the territory from looters.

People stellar. In 2013, the year in a cave system beneath the Rising star in South Africa was found inaccessible cave with remains belonging to a completely new species of human ancestor. This year, scientists have officially declared: in the family Homo replenishment. The new species was named Homo naledi from the word “naledi”, which in the Sesotho language means “star”. It is noteworthy that the “star” person has a set of features characteristic of the genus Homo and of genus Australopithecus.

Jamestown four. This year scientists were able to identify the remains of four leaders of Jamestown, the first British settlement on the territory of modern USA. Previously it was assumed that they belonged to the Reverend Robert hunt, sir Ferdinando Weinman and captain Peter Winne, and Gabriel Archer. After a more detailed study of the remains, they discovered the mistake with one person. Among the four was the captain of Peter’s wine, and found the remains belong to captain William West.

Tomb for lynx. For decades the remains of the animal found in the burial of the Hopewell culture Indians, gathering dust at the state Museum of Illinois. It was believed that they belong to the dog. However, zooarcheology Angela Perry found out that they actually belong to lynx. In the history of archaeological finds have never come across the instances of dumping of lynx, so that the opening Perry was very significant.

Greek warrior. Greece was discovered looted the tomb of a warrior. Among 1400 items found in it, a scientist caught combs and mirrors, which is not typical for male graves. First it was rumored that the tomb of Alexander the great rests, but these assumptions were not confirmed. The burial dates back to 1500 BC.

Treasures of the Spanish crown. Off the coast of Colombia was discovered a Spanish Galleon sunk in the battle of the Bar in 1708. The ship was carrying many treasures, which can cost up to $17 billion. This is one of the greatest treasures ever lost at sea. Spain had already laid claim to the Galleon, called the Holy Grail of the world of sunken ships.

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