Despite the fact that in recent years managed to achieve restrictions in the trade of ancient objects, black archaeology still remains an urgent problem in Latvia. Some archaeologists even came to the conclusion that illegal diggers have become even bessovestnoi: archaeological sites, especially cemeteries, left behind in a terrible state.
Recently, archaeologists have summarized the latest research in Latvia. For two years managed to find a flaming cemetery, the settlement of the Mesolithic, underground tavern in Tukums, a settlement of the bronze age and others, reports the Latvian portal lsm.lv .
It took a year and a half after the entry into force of the amendments to the law “About protection of monuments of culture”, according to which all the found ancient objects, Dating from the 17th century (and earlier), belong to the state and should be kept in museums. Ancient archaeological values are protected monuments, and if somebody finds a new ancient place, it must inform the State Inspectorate for protection of monuments of culture. Continue reading
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). Continue reading
Scientists and archeology tell us emphatically that they know all about our origin and history. In truth, it is not so. Every year it opens new facts that expand incredibly familiar, cozy, but very narrow limits of the modern world.
Richard Thompson . American scholar, author of many articles on mathematics, Geology and physics, began to collect all the discarded science data concerning the prehistoric past of mankind, he was a member of the spiritual Institute’s Bhakti-Vedanta and adhered to those beliefs at the history that were described in ancient Indian Vedic treatises . namely that humanity existed for a very, very long time.
In collaboration with writer Michael Cremo, he was the impressive one that explained and analyzed this data, most of which are ignored or not recognized by modern science.
After nine years of work the book was published in 1993 under the title ” Forbidden archaeology “. It was one of the most amazing books of the decade. And, admittedly, remarkable for the restraint and moderation of his judgment. As the authors found, among the findings of geologists, archaeologists and paleontologists there is evidence that humans in their modern form have lived many millions – or decadelong years ago in Europe, Continue reading