Who are the "black diggers". Help
In places where during the great Patriotic war, fierce fighting, working of the search party. Those searchers who do not have official permission to carrying out of prospecting works automatically…

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Archaeologist – a scientist who has been studying the past of mankind on the material sources, engaged in archaeology (archeo (archios) - and ancient Greek. lygos is the word, the…

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Archaeologist – a scientist who has been studying the past of mankind on the material sources, engaged in archaeology (archeo (archios) – and ancient Greek. lygos is the word, the doctrine).

Archaeology is a historical discipline, studying the material sources of historical past of mankind.

Material sources are tools of production and established with their help, material goods: buildings, weapons, jewelry, dishes, artwork — everything is a result of employment rights. Material sources, unlike writing, does not contain a direct narrative of historical events, and based on these historical findings are the result of scientific reconstruction. Considerable originality of material sources has necessitated the study of their experts-archaeologists, who excavate archaeological sites, investigate and publish findings and results of the excavations, restore that data on the historical past of mankind. A special value of archaeology is to study the eras when there was more writing in General, or the history of those peoples, whose writing was not in later historic times. Continue reading

Archaeological Museum of Tigranakert has presented more than 30 exhibits IX-VII centuries BC

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

“Black archeologists” shared with the state

The collection of archaeological antiquities of the Historical Museum has acquired a unique treasure trove of a hundred items relating to the early history of the Slavs. The sets of jewelry of exceptional beauty were withdrawn by employees of FSB in the so-called “black diggers” who found a hidden treasure somewhere in the South of the Bryansk region.

Treasures from the treasure placed in the permanent exhibition of the Historical Museum, and now everyone can see the bronze of the hryvnia, bracelets, brooches, lapel chain and parts of horse harness decorated in dark red champlevé enamel. The idea of Russian antiquities formed many paintings and book illustrations by Vasnetsov. As a result a widespread misconception that the ornaments of the ancient Slavs consisted of continuous small flourishes and floral motifs. However, the objects from the treasure of very different – concise, solid details, more rectangular, and triangular. Scientists have yet to study the new arrival. While they suggest that the hoard was buried in the third century of our era. Continue reading

Fossils found together
If paleontologists find a steep slope, folded sedimentary rocks, full of fossils, what they can say about their interaction? Rocks, forming in some places, differ substantially from the others. Their…


In Lugansk region archaeologists have discovered ancient settlements in the region.
Specialists of the archeological center "the heritage" of the East-Ukrainian national University named after Volodymyr Dahl in the summer of archaeological studies conducted a large-scale search operation on the left…

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