Egypt is the oldest country in the world. It was here he first formed a unitary state. It exists and is still — changing names, population, religion and form of government. Nevertheless, something remained unchanged. The cultural heritage of Egypt exists in the form of archaeological antiquities, valuable finds, majestic temples and pyramids, wonderful life. News of archaeology of Egypt presented in this section.
A team of archaeologists from Prague’s Charles University during the excavations in the mastaba AS-54, in the Sahara, discovered well-preserved parts of the large boats used during the old Kingdom for trips on the Nile. We are talking about a large boat, not toy models, which are often found in the tombs.
Funerary mask of Tutankhamun, hardly the most recognizable work of art of Ancient Egypt, returned to the Museum after two months of restoration, carried out by German experts. The restoration took the mask after an extremely amusing incident in which one of the Museum staff pulled Pharaoh’s beard. Then glued it using “super glue”. Continue reading
Found two ancient settlements, Dating back at least 800 years. Discover the ancient settlement managed during the construction of the second ring road. Archaeologists have finished the excavation. What is the value of the monuments, what would happen to them and what Antiques are of most interest — this “MP” told the researcher of the Department of archaeology of primitive society at the Institute of history of NAS of Belarus Zoya Kharitonovich.
Find the objects — a great success. In fact, ancient settlements, as a rule, not marked on the ground. These were typical of arable fields that have long been used for economic needs. Therefore, to detect the settlement — not an easy task — says Zoya Kharitonovich. — It’s either luck or purposeful exploration. Archaeologists frequently go on expeditions, exploring the area that they are interested in writing this or that work, and as a result find something unique. Sometimes random findings bring to school museums children: they can show the place, where they found these artifacts, and this new point on the map. This time the researchers got lucky. Continue reading
Archaeological exhibition “trail of secrets” in the Art gallery of Kostroma Museum-reserve. The exhibition presents the results of the latest archaeological research on the territory of Kostroma region.
Fund “Archaeology” is one of the most significant and large-scale temporal coverage of the material funds of the Kostroma Museum-reserve. In total, he has more than 210 thousand exhibits more than 400 separate collections and archaeological artifacts. Thanks to the resumption of the archaeological Museum-reserve this Fund is annually replenished. The Kostroma citizens and guests of the city for the first time can get acquainted with the artifacts found during the excavations of the ancient chronicle cities in the region — Galich, Nerekhta, Unzha, Kostroma. Historical past of the region in the early middle ages is represented by materials of the ancient Onoro, ground burial mound Kusinska farm.
The culture of the rural population of the Kostroma Volga region is illustrated by the finds made during excavations of the settlements of the Tower and Teterinskoe. Continue reading