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During excavations in China archaeologists have discovered objects of gold and jade

Chinese archaeologists, who conducted excavations in the area of known archaeological site of Sanxingdui, located in the southwest of China, Sichuan province, were found numerous gold and jade jewelry, according to news Agency Xinhua.

The archaeological site of Sanxingdui is a place of careful work of archaeologists has been for at least three decades, but the finding of similar values are able to detect extremely rare — the last one of gold was found here in 1990-ies.

“The product was found, the approximate age of 3 thousand years, indicate the high social status living here once people. Gold and jade attest to the prosperity of the settlements here,” says lei Yu, an archeologist from Sichuan Institute.

Yu adds that the portions of the ancient walls, was found here earlier, could apply to two small towns.

The area is known Sanxingdui finds a variety of objects of antiquity from the beginning of the twentieth century, however, full excavations began in 1986, after the discovery of working pits for sacrifice. 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 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

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