In the archaeological Museum of Tigranakert in Nagorno Karabakh opened the exhibition of artifacts discovered during the excavation of a barrow near the village of nor Haykajour Markerscase district.
The exhibition features more than 30 exhibits, Dating from the ninth-eighth centuries BC: ceramic vessels, jewelry, bronze parts of a belt, gold jewelry in the form of animals, detail of the tomb, the iron weapon, the wooden parts of the staff, the correspondent of the “Caucasian knot”.
Part of the findings is being reviewed in Armenia, because the exact numbers will be known after all laboratory examinations, told the correspondent of “Caucasian knot” in the Department of tourism and historical environment protection of the Ministry of economy of Nagorno-Karabakh.
For excavations to State service of protection of the historic environment has invited archaeologists from Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia. The expedition included four archaeologist and a research group of seven experts, told the “Caucasian knot” at the Ministry of economy of the unrecognized Republic. Continue reading
At the exhibition “Fossils of ancient seas and oceans” will be:
discover the amazing variety of Mirafiori distant geological times;
to see the teeth of the ancient sharks, ancient dental plates of rays, the fossils of various shellfish, corals, stromatolites and many other fossil organisms.
All submissions are detected in the last 20 years on the territory of the southern Urals, primarily on the territory of the Chelyabinsk region. The basis of the exhibition is paleontological collection of the Center for historical and cultural heritage, Chelyabinsk, collected by local historian, paleoarchaeology Vladimir Ivanovich Urinam.
The presentation will be accompanied by performances: associate Professor South Ural state University, candidate of geological-mineralogical Sciences Tatiana Ivanovna Taranino and senior fellow at the Center for historical and cultural heritage of Chelyabinsk, archaeologist, caver, historian Vladimir Ivanovich Yurina. Continue reading
National Park Petrified Forest is located along interstate 40 between the towns of Holbrook and Navajo. It is the world’s largest Deposit of colored petrified wood. In addition, the largest cut colored petrified wood fragments derived from the trunks found in this place. Most found here are samples of petrified wood belongs to the family Araucariaceae and in particular referring to Araucarioxylon arizonicum. Plants of this family have completely disappeared in the Northern hemisphere, but remains in the isolated populations in the southern hemisphere.
The Park consists of 2 areas. Northern territory, covering part of the sediments of the Chinle formation upper Triassic (220 million years) is called the Painted Desert. In the southern part there are several locations of petrified wood.
The Petrified Forest area was declared a national monument December 8, 1906, and in 1962 was opened the national Park. Currently the national Park is 885 km 2. Along with numerous localities of petrified wood, the Park’s attractions include Agate Agate house and bridge, built of petrified wood. Continue reading