In China found the remains of an unknown human ancestor
An international group of researchers from China and Australia have made a discovery that could one day turn the idea of human evolution . The mysterious remains were discovered in…

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The Neolithic settlement found in Istanbul
During the ongoing works on construction of railway tunnel "Marmaray" in Istanbul workers found invaluable for historians the ruins of the ancient settlement. Presumably the settlement belongs to the new…

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Archaeology

Archaeologists exploring the world in search of the mysterious artifacts of the past. They gently blow away the dust of centuries with a variety of artifacts, and among the usual debris of history meticulous archaeologist will be able to find rare powerful relics.

Artifacts provide invaluable information about the history of the world, and some collectors are willing to part for them with their money. After finding the archaeologist is duly described in its magazine, it is possible for the Bank to sell to a dealer or Museum keepers.

Archaeology belongs to the category of secondary professions. This means that to possess the ability to research and gather the shards of the past and everyone can, regardless of what other professions they have mastered.

The work of the archaeologist begins with a study of maps of Azeroth in search of a suitable location for excavation. After this, he goes there with their research tools designed to help the seeker to find out the whereabouts of the most valuable historical fragments. In various places you can find different types of artifacts and obtain different rewards. Continue reading

In the catacombs of Rome discovered the remains of the first Christians

More than a thousand skeletons in “elegant gowns” were found in Roman catacombs of Saint Peter and Marcellinus. Roman archaeologists from the French School and the French University of Bordeaux during the restoration works have uncovered a mass grave just outside the medieval frescoes.

Scholars date the burial was found in the first century after Christ, noting that so far such burial sites in the catacombs were not met. “This is the earliest of these mass graves”, – quotes RIA “news” words of the senior inspector of the Roman catacombs of Raffaella Giuliani. As she says, usually in the catacombs were buried two or, at most, three bodies simultaneously, but in this case we are talking about “several rooms filled with skeletons”.

According to the custom of the time, the body of noble Romans were cremated, not buried. So there is every reason to assume that the body discovered belonged to the first Christians – though noble. “The fact that skeletons dressed in expensive togas is very unusual and may indicate that the dead belonged to the upper class of Roman society,” says Professor Andrew Wallshaker (Andrew Wallace Hadrill), Director of the British School in Rome. Continue reading

Excavations of the Mail are weapons, pottery, skulls and coins.

Last year at the Postal square found unique finds – the ancient street of Kievan Rus’.

Now excavations are ongoing, archaeologists have found many interesting things, writes “Today”.

As of early February, the facility employs 15 people. They scrutinize soil layers XVI-XVIII century and promise to deal with this period before the summer.

In excavations the archaeologists have found 4 children’s graves and about 10 adults.

According to the Director of the centre of archaeology Kyiv Mykhailo Sahaidak, their graves were not very valuable things, but were a small body-worn bronze and silver crosses, that is, these people were Christians.

“The remains of people initially treated. Summer is waiting for the arrival of a group of scientists anthropologists from Sweden, who will be able to install even sickness of these people! And will hold these works for their own money – for the sake of science. To create the current exhibition at Post need deep research,” said Sagaidak. Continue reading