National Park Petrified Forest
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…

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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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The ancient city of Pollentia

Finds from the excavations are exhibited in the Monographic Museum.

Of Pollentia, or Pollentia is an ancient Roman city on the island of Mallorca, between the bays of alcúdia and Pollença, Alcudia closer to (the ruins of Pollentia are next to the wall of a medieval fortress Alcudia). It was founded in the year 123 BC by the Consul’s partial Ceciliam and was the capital of Mallorca and the most important city of the Balearic province.

The first excavations of the Roman town was carried out in the sixteenth century – due to accidentally found the head of the statue of the Roman Emperor Augustus. Regular archaeological surveys began in the last century, in 1923, under the direction of Professor Gabriel Quintana Llabres.

What you can see in Pollentia today?

Today Pollentia is 12 acres of excavation (approximately the city occupied approximately 16-18 hectares). Closest to Alcudia ruins of an ancient theatre. In addition, you can see Portello – residential area (also sometimes say “Portala”), where partially preserved building, which now bears the name of “House heads”, Continue reading

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 from the outer ward by an inner moat, and defended by four walls with towers, and the outer moat.

From 1457 the castle became the residence of the Grand master of the German order. In 1579-1594 G. G. – construction of the Western wing of the castle with the Church and hall Muscovites. In 1697 the castle take Great Embassy of Peter I. in 1701 – in the castle Church the coronation of the first Prussian king Frederick I. In the period from 1758 till 1762 during the Seven years ‘ war, the castle became the residence of Russian governors, including the Governor-General Vasily Suvorov. In the winter of 1760 – 1761, stay in the castle of Alexander Suvorov.

In 1807, during the Napoleonic period the company stay in the castle of Napoleon Bonaparte, and later Alexander II.

Since 1925 the castle accommodation in the East Prussian provincial Museum, later the Museum “Prussia”. The Museum had unique collections of archaeology, Ethnography, works of königsberg artisans, religious art. There was also an archive, library, art gallery. 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

ISIS destroyed another ancient Assyrian city
The militants of the terrorist group "Islamic state" began on Sunday to demolish the ruins of the ancient Assyrian city of Dur Sharrukin, located in the town with the modern…


Exhibition "Fossils of ancient seas and oceans"
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…

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