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
Such discoveries are unexplained findings. The finds of archaeology is a new discovery in the world of archaeology, which shocked the entire world! Excavated artifacts, attracted a large number of people. Many of their artifacts give scientists from 9 to 13 thousand years. Unexplained discovery or a well-planned hoax? In either case, it’s amazing the finds of archaeology that can challenge a scientific theory about evolution and religious beliefs.
German businessman in 1944, found a figure that was made of clay, near the coast of Cerro del Toro in acámbaro Goingto settlement, it is Mexico. His name was Waldemar Julsrud, he miraculously managed to find them. In those days, when the shapes were considered ancient, their descriptions had a lot of controversy and as a result, they began to attract the attention of skeptical scientists. Figurines of Acámbaro was not only ancient dinosaurs, and animals that were unknown until then.
Scientists decided to conduct an analysis of the age of these surprising findings in 1972, with the help of radiocarbon method, at this time the artifacts were in the state of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. Studies have shown that findings were 5,000 – 6,000 years. Before that, four years ago in new Jersey, tests of termoemkosti determined that artifacts from about 6,000 to 2,000 years. Continue reading
Archeologists examining the ruins of an ancient settlement near the coast of Greece now think they could be a creation 5000 years ago, and certainly the oldest sunken city in the sea, discovered to date.
Excavations conducted this summer became the first for five years of cooperation between Greek and British scientists aimed to study the town of Pavlopetri, which has not been studied since its discovery and mapping by a British archaeologist in 1967-68.
Dr. Jon Henderson, an archaeologist from the University of Nottingham conducts research jointly with Mrs. Eli Spondylis from Adoratskogo branch “of Underwater antiquities” of the Greek Ministry of culture. Dr. Henderson is the first archaeologist in 40 years who received an official pass from the government of Greece for research on this place.
“It was extremely exciting. I read about this place when I was young, and even could not assume, what enough that I can dive here, but that I will have the opportunity to conduct research. We found approximately 9000 square meters of new buildings that have recently opened in connection with the displacement of sand that really caused us to feel nervous yeast,” said Dr. Henderson. Continue reading