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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The ancestors of Western Europeans were the inhabitants of today's southern Russia
According to the latest study, nomads of the steppe regions of modern southern Russia, played a significant role in the formation of the population and the languages of today's Europe.…

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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 remains unknown.

When this bronze equestrian statue was first purchased in 1923, her austere appearance leads us to believe that this masterpiece belongs to the early classical period, fifth century BC

An ancient inscription in Gaelic language was discovered in the Church of the 14th century in Galicia. This is the first written evidence of the Irish and Scottish heritage in Northern Spain.

Have long argued that Ivan the terrible was outwardly similar to a Tartar, because in the Glinsky Hermitage maternal line he was a descendant of the famous Khan Mamai. Meanwhile, anthropological studies have shown that this is not entirely true.

Royal cemetery in the ancient city of Ur in Mesopotamia was excavated by Charles Leonard Woolley from 1926 to 1932. The Royal cemetery excavations were part of a 12-year expedition to tell El-Mociare (the ancient city of Ur).

In Russia launched a website–renovation, where you can see how it looked in the Moscow Kremlin nachleh century.

A unique network of underground tunnels partially built in the XIV century, still lies beneath the streets of the city of Exeter in Devon. They are filled with fresh drinking water from springs located outside the city wall.

According to information received from Iraq, there were arrested looters of antiquities, which had intentionally destroyed ancient statues belonging to the Assyrian period in the history of the country.

The Roman sanctuary was found in Pont-Sainte-Maxence in the course of excavations on the archaeological liberation from encumbrance on the site of the new supermarket in Northern France. According to archaeologists, this level of sculpture can be found only in Greece and Italy.

Christian statue of the virgin Mary of the XIII century was discovered under the floor of a small Church in Eastern Jutland, the archaeologist from the national Museum of Denmark Hans Mikkelsen.

During the repair of hospital building of the XIX century, located near the New gate of the old city walls of Jerusalem were opened image.

On the island of Bornhold two Danish treasure hunters find gold and silver coins belonging to the era of the Vikings. The lucky ones could be dug a total of 250 coins.

Laboratory for the conservation of frescoes found during the excavations of Akrotiri (Santorini), operating since 1967, was closed due to lack of funding. Fragments of frescoes are now in danger.

In Melbourne, Australia archaeologists studied a rare cell block of the XIX century, the interior, reminiscent of cloves.

The Krasnodar historical-archaeological Museum
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.…

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Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of Queen Nefertiti
The final resting place of Queen Nefertiti, the legendary beauty who ruled Egypt with her husband, the Pharaoh Akhenaten may have been found, says a British archaeologist. Nicholas Reeves, the…