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Discovered unique archeological finds beneath the temple

In November-December 2015 was held the reconstruction of the building Staff OBOK “inspection for protection of the cultural heritage site of Kursk region” on separate sites of the Church of the Resurrection has conducted archaeological work. In the study area of about 70 sq m have found artifacts of different eras.

Press-service of administration of Kursk region reported on the results of archaeological excavations during the reconstruction of the Church of the Resurrection, located on Lunacharskogo street. Only specialists have studied an area of 70 square meters.

During reconstruction of the Church of the Resurrection, located in Kursk, in the street Lunacharsky at the end of last year, discovered a unique historical artifacts from different eras.

Excavations in Kursk gave the answers yet to all questions

In November-December 2015 was held the reconstruction of the building Staff OBOK”inspection for protection of the cultural heritage site of Kursk region

Were found during the excavations and coins of the Russian Empire, which, according to archaeologists, clearly indicate that the resurrection of the original wooden Church was built in 1730-ies. Continue reading

Archaeological finds in the forest

At the beginning of July in the taiga happened unusual natural phenomenon. Forty kilometers from the town of Vyazma, near the river Podkhorenok, in the forest was felled a few hectares of forest, as if someone swung a huge Mace on the ground, breaking, twisting with the root of ancient trees. As explained in the far Eastern regional emergency center of Russia, only the tornado is capable of that. The wind force was so incredible, and the emergence for these latitudes siphon so strange and rare that many researchers were already going to the place of the epicenter and find out what brought about the winds of change…However, the scientist-researcher Mikhail Efimenko’s ahead of the curve. He had just returned from an expedition and hastened to the editor to share their discoveries and show the finds. Some of their artifacts he found in the garden of a local resident of the village Sheremetyevo Vyazemsky district, which he gathered in the woods and put on display for the kids.

— So far the village Sheremetyevo to historians was of interest only as one of the cultural monuments of the Neolithic period — Neolithic, — says Mikhail Efimenko. — Here on the rocks found drawings of primitive people — petroglyphs: funny horses and scenes of hunting life. But what I saw impressed me. Stones from another world, from another culture, from another time, from another civilization… Continue reading

Hollywood uses Mesopotamian monuments

Lumi are mythical creatures like the Sphinx with a human head, body of a lion or bull and the wings of an eagle, which once guarded the city in Mesopotamia. They were considered powerful creatures that served as a clear reminder of the power of the king, and were a symbol of guardian spirit for all people. About it reports “Barbaricum”.

Colossal statues Lumi found during the excavations in the Assyrian capitals, was founded by king Assurnasirpal II (reigned between 883 859 BC) and by king Sargon II (ruled from 721 in 705 BC). The famous winged Sphinx from Nimrud in Iraq (ancient city of Kalhu), guarding the gate to the city in 2015, have been destroyed by ISIL militants. Other sculptures of mythical animals belong to the cities of Dur Sharrukin (now Khorsabad, Iraq).

In each major city Lumi guarding the city gates. At the same time made one of the winged Sphinx to guard the entrance to the throne room. The Mesopotamians believed that Lumi deter the forces of chaos and bring peace into people’s homes. On Akkadian language “Lumi” meant the spirit-guard. Lumi are often found in art and mythology of Mesopotamia. The first detected Lumi was created about 3000 BC Lumi is also known as lamasi, Alladin R. D., and Shedd. Sometimes Lumi izabrali the form of a female deity, but usually he had a man’s head. Women’s Lumi was called ASPAs. Continue reading

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