Archaeological excavations of the ruins of the Royal castle of Koenigsberg
Order, later the Royal castle was founded in 1255 by the Bohemian king Ottokar II Przemysl. To the XIV century, the castle consisted of a house of the convent, separated…

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Black diggers have found the temple of the Pharaoh
Residents of Cairo have discovered the temple of the era of Thutmose III during the illegal excavations. According to preliminary data, the monument several thousand years. Black diggers looking for…

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Black diggers on site that is a sin Trostenetskaya death camps

Black diggers has been intensified in recent times in the territory Trostenetskaya the death camps. This was reported today to journalists the head of the Department of archaeology of the Middle ages and modern times of the Institute of history, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vadim Koshman . BelTA reports.

“The tract blagovschina, where they were shot about 150 thousand people, lately began to attract more black diggers. Usually they are looking for gold teeth and jewelry. I just find it hard to imagine that educated people took a shovel and went to dig the grave for the sake of personal belongings of the deceased. Besides the fact that it is an affront to historical memory, it is also a criminal offence under article 347 of the criminal code of Belarus” . — said Vadim Koshman.

According to the head of the center for the history of pre-industrial society of the Institute of history of national Academy Olga Levko . to fight illegal excavations extremely difficult: “Statistics on black diggers we can not provide, since we are operating not only the local “enthusiasts”, but also Russians, Ukrainians, Balts. These people are equipped with excellent equipment, they have SUVs, they are mobile and hard to pin down. Continue reading

Fossils helped to discover the secret of regeneration

The research team of paleontologists of the Berlin Museum of natural history, brown University and new York University Oswego showed that the unique regenerative ability of modern salamanders, most likely, was a feature of ancient four-legged vertebrates, lost in the course of evolution.

Salamanders have the amazing ability to restore damaged or lost limbs and internal organs. The controlling feature high regenerative mechanisms are the center of attention of a large number of biologists. They do not lose hope once to apply the received knowledge in the field of medicine.

However, regeneration is not the only thing that interests the scientific community. So, salamanders develop their hind legs in the embryo that distinguishes it from all other four-legged creatures.

“Their fingers are formed in reverse order compared to other four-legged vertebrates. It remains a mystery for over a hundred years. We are very interested in, as a way of evolutionary development of the limbs is associated with high regenerative capabilities,” says Dr. Trubish Nadia (Nadia Fröbisch), the author of the study. Continue reading

The site of Tominsky GOK has found new traces of the ancient settlement

As the press service of the CSU, in accordance with the Russian legislation, any business may be conducted only after the archaeological survey the area. If there are archaeological sites, farm work can begin only after full research.

An ancient settlement of the bronze age, according to preliminary data consisting of two dwellings, was opened in 2004 in the area now defined for the development of Tominsky. In the summer of 2015 “Russian copper company” engaged in the project of construction of the GOK, contributed to the study of settlement is more than five million rubles. It is planned that in the field season of 2015 will be entirely excavated area of the settlement of approximately 1500 square meters.

During the first weeks of excavation, archaeologists have uncovered the upper layers of a single dwelling with an area of about 250 square meters, in which about four thousand years ago, the living representatives of one of the South Ural tribes. Continue reading

Archaeologists have discovered in Rome remains of the first guest workers
A group of scientists and archaeologists from the universities of Durham and West Florida have conducted studies of ancient human remains that were buried about two thousand years to ancient…


Ancient civilizations on the territory of Russia
Many scientific articles and books written about the various artifacts and ancient structures in the territories of different countries. Only the findings on the territory of Russia for some reason…

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