The oldest submerged city
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…

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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…

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Askold’s grave in Kiev: in the past and now

Beautiful Park, famous people under the name of “Askold’s grave” — the place of many unfortunate things. Here in ancient times was dead and buried Prince Askold, after alternately gave way to the Church, city and German cemeteries, and in the middle of the twentieth century buried the soldiers who died during the liberation of Kiev. Many changes have endured and the Church of St. Nicholas at Askold grave: from the sanctuary to the Park pavilion.

The history of the Park “Askold’s grave”

According to the ancient legend, Askold’s tomb owes its name to the head of the Kiev. Prince Askold was deceived and murdered in 882, and then buried at the place of his death. The cause of the tragedy was the desire of the Novgorod Prince Oleg to take the place of Kievan ruler.

Another name of the area — “Ugric tract” (“Ugorske tract”). It appears QC memo about ugrah, which in ancient times led a nomadic life and set up camp near the Askold grave. Thereafter, the tribe moved West, where he founded his own public education — Hungary. Continue reading

A unique artifact transferred to the Foundation of the Abkhazian state Museum

In the Foundation of the Abkhazian state Museum received men’s leather saddle with silver decorations.

In the Foundation of the Abkhazian state Museum has acquired a unique artifact, men’s leather saddle with silver decorations, made in 1907, reported head of the Department of Ethnology of the Abkhaz state Museum Bella Ketsba.

An employee of the Museum said that the artifact was acquired by the Ministry of culture from a resident of the village of kutol, Kagawa Leonid.

According to her, unique mens saddle is in complete and perfect condition.

“We are grateful to the Ministry of culture and protection of historical and cultural heritage, helping to purchase this valuable thing. We have a lot of saddles, but in this set, in this collection this is the first acquisition. It’s leather, together with it about 200 different silver jewelry. It is difficult to find artifacts of special importance in the complete set. This is the first instance that he in perfect condition,” said Ketsba. Continue reading


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

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…


The graves of vampires in Bulgaria
In the southern part of Bulgaria during the excavation of a mass grave was discovered. All the skeletons were pierced through the chest with a pin. Local archaeologists have called…

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