Four frightening archaeological finds
Severed hands During the excavation of the once majestic Palace in the Egyptian city of tell El Daba near the throne room, scientists discovered four pits with human remains. The…

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The prosthetic leg was discovered in ancient Chinese tomb
In Turpan (China ) archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old remains of a man with a deformed knee joint, the leg to which was tied a prosthesis with a foot of…

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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 specific characteristics are called sedimentary facies. It happens today, just like millions of years ago. Rocks at different sites can have very different composition, even if their accumulation occurred in the same period of time. The same applies to those included in them the petrified spines.

Fossils in some places is often very different from that of fossils in other places due to the environmental conditions in which the sediments. Just like ocean fish, shellfish, and mammals that live at different depths, the fossils found in various sedimentary deposits of ancient seas, characteristic of the marine environment. The stratigraphic arrangement of the sedimentary rock often shows the species and a sediment gradient. Because ultimately everything falls to the bottom and covered by sediment, even species that lived at a great distance from each other (in depth), can be close to each other in the layer of sedimentary rocks. Continue reading

Ancient graves were discovered in the Egyptian city of Luxor

Many interesting discoveries may be waiting for archaeologists, located in the famous `Valley

A group of Italian archaeologists unexpectedly discovered five tombs in the clean sand from the site of the temple built on the West Bank of the Nile during the reign of Amenhotep II (1427 – 1401 BC), reports Ahram Online. Archaeologists involved in these studies will be able to play slot machines for free without registration at an affordable price. The age of the graves was less than the age of the temple itself. According to the Minister of Affairs of antiquities of Egypt Mohammed Ibrahim, burials date back to 1075 – 664 BCE

Each tomb had a deep shaft leading into the burial chamber, where there was a wooden sarcophagus.

Sarcophaguses were painted with black and red paint. Inside the sarcophagus were found the human remains. In the tomb archaeologists also found several vessels, in which the ancient Egyptians used to place the internal organs of the dead.

Part of the vessels was made of limestone, the other of baked clay.

The lids of the vessels were manufactured in the form of heads of the four sons of the Egyptian God Horus: Imsety (with human head), hapy (baboon head), Duamutef (Jackal-headed) and Kobegenova(with head of Falcon). Continue reading

Aswan tombs of the nobles

Sand hills of the West Bank Aswan is strewn with rock tombs, where the buried officials of high status, the Ancient and Middle kingdoms. On top of the hill is the domed mausoleum of the Muslim prophet, whose name gave the name to the place, Qubbet el-Hawa, or “Dome of the Winds”.

A steep ascent of stone steps leads to the upper level of the cemetery, where there are about 6 or 7 tombs open to visitors. Excursions usually start from the southern part of the upper level, where you can see the most interesting of them.

These ancient burial places carved out of stone, although not as well preserved as in Luxor or Cairo, but quite interesting. They are excellent examples of texts written in hieroglyphs. In the text that they contain, is informed about a career its owners; they are also scenes from everyday life. Many of the tombs are linked; this is because one was added other cameras for relatives.

In the tomb 25/26 buried father and son, who were Caretakers in Upper Egypt in dynasty VI during the reign of Pepi II. The tomb is carved in the old Kingdom style, with a small obelisk at the entrance. Continue reading

Scientific Museum of FEFU, Vladivostok
The Museum of archaeology and Ethnography has a collection of archaeological and ethnographic objects, which has more than 300 thousand units. All of them are the result of over thirty…


Forbidden archeology
Every day scientists, archaeologists make new discoveries, but not all of them would be loyal to the public. Unfortunately, a great number of findings that fall under the category of…

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