The ancient settlements of the Mayan Xunantunich (Xunantunich) and Cahal Pech (Kahal Pech) in Belize.
Once a part of the Legionnaires of our diving club, went home to snow-covered trees, the most persistent continue to explore the Mayan pyramids. Today we are going to Xunantunich…

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Siberian archaeology — the end of the season
First of all Vyacheslav Molodin has focused on excavations in the complex of Tartas-1 Vengerovsky district of Novosibirsk region. Portal Scientific Russia already talked about the mysterious graves found near…

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A new discovery of archeologists in Ivanovo

In the vicinity of yuzhsky district discovered a prehistoric people. This discovery made the archaeologists in the excavations conducted on the territory of the municipality. According to preliminary estimates of scientists finds date back to the twelfth Millennium BC.

“It’s unique for our area opening, — said in an interview with portal representatives of regional Department of culture – that found in the historic layer, is unique. Such findings cannot boast of any neighbors from Nizhny Novgorod or from Kostroma. Similar findings were, perhaps, in the Vladimir and Yaroslavl regions. But they’re long on everyone’s lips. Even this win, though, because purposefully designed cultural historical layers that are installed on territories classified as protected by Law. Public policy today is constructed in such a way as not to destroy what the earth itself has preserved the gift of the future descendants of the first man”.

The problem really exists. The so-called “black diggers” destroy whole acres of such areas in search of treasure, and all things of any value. People with metal detectors and heavy machinery turn over tons of earth to find the coin, which then POPs up in private collections. They destroy unique doistoricheskogo, ruin mounds, and just do unsuitable for further study of historical formation.

“Modern archaeology is far from treasure hunting, say participants of a scientific expedition. – In his time, two hundred years ago, our colleagues realized that the shard of crockery or a small fragment of prehistoric tools, the writing on the skins of animals are no less valuable than a bar of gold or a bowl studded with diamonds. Each found in the historical layer of the artifact carries a lot of information about who we are and where. How long and, most importantly, why live. You only need to see it and be able to read it. To help scientists archaeologists a number of branches of the scientific community who have a lot to tell the world about the prehistoric plants and animals, how people lived, the remains of which were discovered in the ancient burial ground. Why did he die, at what age and how. Modern technology can give answers to all these questions, and then we can figure out where to go next”.

Parking of primitive people discovered scientists, researchers gave a set of artifacts. In the historic layer of found household items, primitive tools and hunting. Most likely, there long existed a small settlement of the first people that were engaged in cattle breeding, but have not been able to process stone, limited only by the fact that they split off its edges, concentrating the solid material. More precise information about the age of the finds and other useful information will be able to learn after a detailed study of the finds.