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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

HOW ARCHEOLOGISTS WORK

Methods of archaeologists very far away from the tunnels the days of Herculaneum; and obvious progress compared with the beginning of the twentieth century, when bona fide, but poorly equipped diggers attacked the mounds with shovels, wheelbarrows and hundreds of hired workers, in the calculations which was a system of “baksheesh” — everyone who found any valuable thing paid for it at the market price.

The scientific approach of Modern excavations is highly scientific, carefully controlled and is an expensive affair. Due to high costs and ever-increasing demands for scientific accuracy, the excavation can now be described as the mobile scientific laboratory, where highly qualified specialists in various fields combine their efforts, working in the field. Prior to modern archeological expedition are five main tasks: area survey, excavation, finds recording, interpretation and publication of reports. In the first place, every new excavation site should be surveyed for miles around; you need to learn as much as possible about the topography and history of the surrounding area. Continue reading

10 archaeological finds

Many people think that all the main historical discoveries already made and all the treasures found. However, this is not so. Thousands of professional archaeologists and hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts continue in different parts of the world to dig and search.

Each year the magazine Archaeology sums up the year in archaeology, while drawing up the rating of outstanding discoveries that shed light on the ancient history of mankind. Scientists waited many surprises from different historical eras. By the way, discoveries in archaeology are not listed in order of importance and not in chronological order. So, here’s the top 10 for 2012.

1st place: the ship of Pharaoh

Egyptologist Jan Tristant of the University of Sydney studied the response francuzskoy archaeological expedition of Professor Pierre Monte, who in 1914 examined the tombs of the pharaohs near the town of Abu Ravache. Suddenly he noticed something strange: French archaeologist wrote that the tomb was a wooden floor. It seemed strange – because prior to that, in Egyptian tombs never vstrechalas wooden floors. He suggested that, under wooden beams is hiding something else. And sure enough– under the tomb was found an ancient burial ship, made in 2950 BC There were also found ceramic vessels with beer and bread – apparently, this was not an easy craft and grocery baggage that accompanied the Pharaoh to the realm of the dead. Continue reading

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…

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Found a mysterious Golden spiral
Two thousand small gold spirals, its age is about 2900 years put Danish archaeologists stumped scientists puzzled over the origin of the treasure. Fragments of tightly twisted flat gold wire,…

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An artifact that changes color
The Lycurgus Cup is the only preserved from the ancient times of diatreta — a product made in the shape of a bell with double glass walls, covered with a…

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