Archaeologists have discovered two ancient settlements in Primorye
Archaeologists during excavations found near the village of Artyom in the Primorye two settlements of ancient people of the Neolithic and the iron age, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday head…

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The Babylonians used the integrals for astronomical calculations
Archaeologists have deciphered the texts of ancient Babylonian cuneiform tablets with astronomical calculations. This example mathematical and geometrical astronomy was the earliest known to science. As reported in the journal…

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Another ancient street has been discovered by the archaeologists in charge

On the territory of the demolished hotel “Russia” found another old street, presumably of the XII century, according to the Institute of archaeology RAS.

During excavations in Zaryadye. where a unique landscape Park, scientists have discovered the oldest street of Moscow Posad – outside Great. It originated at a very early stage of development of the city – perhaps as early as the XII century.

According to Leonid Belyaev, head of the excavations, street led from the Kremlin to the Marina and is one of the oldest construction phase of the city in XII-XIII centuries.

During excavations, archaeologists found many ceramic items of the XV-XVII centuries and architectural details, carved stone 1490-1500, the fragment of a pilaster from the temple or Palace with rare ornamentation in the form of closely woven in a continuous carpet trehpryadnye bands.

We will remind, this summer, archaeologists found a wooden bridge of the seventeenth century, which according to historical plans lay on the Curve lane. This famous shopping street found in the Eastern part of the future Zaryadye Park.

Here were found the copper coins, crockery, small items of sculpture and even Shoe tips that could be lost by the inhabitants of ancient Zaryadye. Continue reading

In Sochi rescue excavations of ancient settlements

Security full-scale rescue excavations of archaeological sites within the area of Olympic construction.

Archaeological excavations included in the project “Protection of Imereti lowland”. In the course of this year planned excavations of the settlements of the early iron age Fun 1, Fun 2, Southern cultures 1 and the early Christian Church, reports RIA Novosti.

Before in the area of monuments construction begins, they need to explore, get all sorts of scientific data, thereby preserving information about the distant past. For this purpose at these sites is necessary to conduct archaeological excavations.

It is interesting that earlier territory of the Imereti lowland was considered not very promising for the archaeological community, but the construction of Olympic facilities has prompted the archaeologists to start the excavation.

“On the territory of Sochi is the first large-scale excavations of the monuments of this time. Them (the excavations) were conducted. In fact, this area in the archaeological value are very poorly studied,” said head of the Sochi group of the Institute of archaeology RAS novel in Passing. Continue reading

New discoveries of archaeologists Vyatka

The discovery of new, previously unknown group of the Mari tribes. Penny of the people’s militia of Minin and Pozharsky, minted in Yaroslavl in 1612. German counting tokens of the 17th – 18th centuries.

These beautifully illustrated books were published in the capital of Udmurtia Izhevsk and at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow. But interest in them is special in Kirov. As they are all devoted to the synthesis of archaeological material, discovered by scientists in the course of excavations of Mari burial grounds in the South of Kirov region.

Ludmila Sennikova Kadochnikova supervised the excavations of the burial mounds and co-authored a scientific monograph “Vyatka Mari”. The long-term operation with unique archeological and ethnographic material allowed to talk about the discovery of new, previously unknown group of the Mari tribes.

SENNIKOVA LYUDMILA, CANDIDATE of HISTORICAL SCIENCES, ARCHAEOLOGIST: “IN historical science and Ethnography, too, among archaeologists there had been some discussion about what we know of meadow Mari, mountain Mari know and like were there, a group of Vyatka Mari on archaeological material, this group is poorly traced – but large excavations have shown that this group is still archaeologically and ethnographically stands out”. Continue reading

The most unusual archaeological finds
Our world is built from many mysteries and puzzles, and a man who spent his life trying to solve them. On Earth periodically found some amazing things - from ancient…

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Another ancient street has been discovered by the archaeologists in charge
On the territory of the demolished hotel "Russia" found another old street, presumably of the XII century, according to the Institute of archaeology RAS. During excavations in Zaryadye. where a…

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