On the implementation of the “Program of archaeological research in the Chernihiv region for 2013 – 2020 years” archaeologists reported yesterday, December 14, at a press briefing in RSA.
About this High Shaft reported in a press-regional state administration service.
General detailed report and for all 8-and current expeditions was described by the Director of the Institute of history, Ethnology and jurisprudence. A. M. Lazarev, candidate of historical Sciences, Professor Alexander Kovalenko.
According to him, this year the center of attention of researchers was the archaeological monuments of Ancient Russia and the era of the Cossacks, located on the territory of Chernihiv region.
Chernihiv archaeological expedition carried out works directed on studying of monuments of the ancient city land, on the territory of citadel. In addition, there were archaeological and architectural study of the Elias Church. Among interesting findings – jewelry form of the XII century, which was used for making bracelets.
Novgorod-Seversky archaeological expedition studied the ancient fortress city in the natural boundary of castle hill (Castle). In addition, on-site position in the tract Sarusawa was opened the remains of the ancient city of necropolis, the perennial search of scholars who have previously been unsuccessful. Continue reading
It turned out that the inhabitants of Easter island did not conduct the war as previously believed, Archaeologists of the University Binghamton studied the obsidian spears of the mysterious civilization of Easter island and concluded that it was unlikely to have disappeared as a result of military conflict, according to Antiquity. “Almost any thing can be used as a spear, and almost any object can become a murder weapon. But when you are at war, your weapon must meet certain. Read more ”
To the 70-ies of XX century it was believed that the earliest people in America were the bearers of the Clovis culture. It was about 13.5–9 thousand years ago and stood out a special type of tips – well crafted and balanced. But in the 1970s, archaeologist Tom Dillehay (Tom Dillehay) opened in the Parking lot of Monte Verde in Chile, the remains of dwellings, hearths, footprints of people and the artifacts that were dated to the period about 14.5 thousand years ago. Then the archaeologist had for a long time. Read more ”
The status of a significant portion of geoglyphs located in the Peruvian desert of Nazca, raises concerns, reports the newspaper “universal”. According to Peruvian archeologists, serious damage to the ancient figures and geometric figures are trucks that drive around the valley, despite the existing ban. Power strangelet is not sufficient for the preservation of unique objects created by an ancient civilization. Read more ”
On Earth there is not a small number of ancient archaeological artifacts that testify to the fact that the history of life on our planet may be not the same as what we imagine. Before you 6 the most notable findings, which are still not solved. Giant stone balls of Costa Rica’s Mysterious stone formations perfectly round shapes are intriguing not only for its view, but by its obscure origin. For the first time. Read more ” Continue reading
In Nagorno-Karabakh on may 30 with support from the government was the opening of the archaeological Museum. The Museum was founded in the XVIII century fortress, which is located near the ancient city of Tigranakert (North-East of Askeran region of Nagorno Karabakh).
Specific localization of the ancient Tigranakert, founded in Artsakh Armenian king Tigran II the Great (95-55 BC), was refined in the summer of 2005. In the same year, archaeological excavations began. produced primarily by specialists from Armenia. In the excavations, financed by the government of Nagorno-Karabakh. took part scientists of Institute of archeology of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Engineering University and State Museum of Armenian history.
The outdoor Museum is illustrated the course of archaeological excavations, and in three halls of the Museum houses various artifacts discovered by the archaeological expedition of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia in the course of excavations. Also presents objects of material culture, starting with the V century BC to the XVII century.
The territory of the ancient city of Tigranakert, which covers about five thousand acres, last year was granted a national Park status. In Nagorno-Karabakh are going to turn this ancient city into a place of pilgrimage for Armenians from all over the world.
According to the head of the Department of tourism under the government of the Nagorno Karabakh Sergey Shahverdyan . in addition to the Tigranakert, the reserve also includes the historic environment of the city. “This environment is very rich in historical monuments and testimonies. And the creation of the Museum of Tigranakert is the basis for the reserve came to life”, – said Sergey Shahverdyan. Continue reading