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
Historical Chronicles of the XIX century often report the findings in different parts of the world the skeletons of people abnormally high growth.
In 1821 in the USA in Tennessee found the ruins of an old stone wall, and under it two human skeletons a growth of 215 centimeters. In Wisconsin during the construction of granaries in 1879 were found enormous vertebrae and the bones of the skull “unbelievable thickness and size,” as evidenced by the article in the newspaper.
In 1883, in Utah, was discovered several burial mounds, which were burial places of people very tall – 195 cm, which was at least 30 centimeters above average height of Indians-natives. Last did these graves and could not tell any information about them1885 year Gastonville (PA) in a large burial mound was found a stone vault, in which was the skeleton of a height of 215 cm On the walls of the tomb were carved with primitive images of people, birds and animals.
In 1899, the miners of the Ruhr area in Germany found the fossil skeletons of people rising from 210 to 240 centimeters.
1890 year in Egypt, archaeologists found a stone sarcophagus-stone coffin inside, which was six-foot redhead mummy women and baby. Features and the addition of mummies differed sharply from the ancient Egyptians Like the mummies of men and women with red hair billionaries in 1912 in Lovelace (NV) in the cave, carved into the rock. The growth of mummified women when life was two meters, and the men – about three meters. Continue reading
People settled in the territory, where later was built in Moscow in the Neolithic period. The first settlers appeared here in those days, when the glacier that covered earlier, most of Europe, began to take their positions, slowly retreating to the North. As it melts, leaving behind the Sands, swamps and huge boulders.
Archaeologists have discovered traces of settlements III Millennium BC near the village liyalovo, located in the vicinity of the Moscow river and Klyazma river at the location of today’s Shchukino (Kolomenskoye). In ancient times lived in these places tribes engaged in hunting and fishing. They used tools made of bone and stone, as evidenced by discovered in the excavations of the items. In everyday life, the villagers used burnt at the stake pottery decorated with various patterns.
People preferred to settle closer to the water, so light shelters were constructed on the shores of lakes and rivers. In the II Millennium BC (the bronze age) the territory of Moscow and Moscow region was inhabited by representatives of the fatyanovo culture. During excavations on the territory of Moscow and Moscow region (Tushino, Davydkovo, Sparrow hills and other regions)have been found in their burial grounds. In areas inhabited by these tribes, to this day, find of burial, which, as a rule, are located in the South-East of Moscow. Continue reading