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Discussion table: Portable architecture at CCU Tlatelolco

Discussion table: Portable architecture at CCU Tlatelolco

After studying History at the University and after many previous tests, Red Historia was born, a project that emerged as a means of dissemination where you can find the most important news of archeology, history and humanities, as well as articles of interest, curiosities and much more. In short, a meeting point for everyone where they can share information and continue learning.

Doubts surround the

Doubts surround the "only" Iberian urn

Silence and doubts surround an Iberian ceramic urn that was considered "unique" in January and discovered in a Campello antique shop, during a routine control by the Civil Guard. Now he is in the Archaeological Museum of Alicante, debating between falsehood or authenticity.

Sorolla's painting “Children on the beach” is auctioned for more than 3.2 million

Sorolla's painting “Children on the beach” is auctioned for more than 3.2 million

The pictorial work "Children on the beach" by the famous painter Joaquín Sorolla has been awarded at Sotheby's, London, by auction and for a price of more than 3.2 million euros. The painting was one more element of the auctioned lot with the name of European Painting of the XXI Century. This painting was put up for auction in an attempt to achieve the success of last November, in which another work entitled “Valencian Fishermen” and belonging to the same artist broke a record and was sold for the quantity of 3.

Private foundation finances the reconstruction of the church of San Lorenzo

Private foundation finances the reconstruction of the church of San Lorenzo

The Church has had to delegate to the private sector the restoration of the Renaissance temple of San Lorenzo de Úbeda (Jaén), a city declared World Heritage by UNESCO. The temple, a Site of Cultural Interest since 1985, is on the Red List of Heritage due to its state of ruin.The church, closed to worship since the Civil War, has been ceded by the bishop to the Huerta de San Antonio Foundation for a period of 50 years, 10 more extendable, for cultural use.

The Carmona Elephant Tomb served cult functions

The Carmona Elephant Tomb served cult functions

After an investigation carried out by archaeologists in the so-called Tomb of the Elephant belonging to the Roman necropolis of Carmona, in Seville, it has been suggested that its function has not only been funerary but that it has also had a facet dedicated to the worship of the god Mitra. This conclusion has been reached after checking the structure of the building and more specifically one of its windows through which the rays of the Sun enter at the equinoxes, just three hours after sunrise, thus indicating that it was a temple of Mithraism.

Four Phoenician sanctuaries on the Peninsula worshiped Astarte

Four Phoenician sanctuaries on the Peninsula worshiped Astarte

Four sanctuaries located on the Peninsula have the same orientation, all of them coinciding with the setting of Venus, which indicates that the Phoenician goddess Astarte was worshiped, according to archaeologists from the University of Seville and astronomers from the Institute of Astrophysics of Canary Islands.

Large amount of prehistoric fossils found in Panama

Large amount of prehistoric fossils found in Panama

A team of paleontologists formed by the Smithsonian Tropical Research have found fossils of various species that lived more than 20 million years ago in Panama, such a discovery will provide data to better understand how biodiversity and geological formation have developed during the Tertiary period.

The Mosaic of the Loves of Cástulo arrives on YouTube

The Mosaic of the Loves of Cástulo arrives on YouTube

The Roman mosaic found in the Iberian-Roman city of Cástulo (Jaén), which is called Mosaico de los Amores, can be viewed through the YouTube social network thanks to high-quality photography work. Between the end of the 1st century and the beginning of the 2nd century, it is considered by National Geographic as one of the most important discoveries of 2012.

Archaeologist finds the site of the battle Mons Graupius

Archaeologist finds the site of the battle Mons Graupius

Almost 2,000 years ago, a key battle for British independence against the repression exercised by Rome was fought under the name of Mons Graupius. Now archaeologist Mike Haseler believes he has evidence that this battle took place in Moray, according to the Romans, some 10,000 Britons died that day and those who did not fled the scene.

Richard III was buried in an unconventional way

Richard III was buried in an unconventional way

An academic archeology work based on the search for Richard III reveals for the first time the details of the grave that was dug for him, located under a car park in Leicester. A document published by archaeologists from the University of Leicester details that the body he was placed in a strange position in a poorly prepared tomb, thus suggesting that the gravediggers were in a hurry to place him.

The Heraclides mummy union of Roman and Egyptian cultures

The Heraclides mummy union of Roman and Egyptian cultures

The Heraclides mummy is a Roman-Egyptian mummy found around 150 AD. in Egypt emphasizing the traditions of life after death and the afterlife, Heraclides went through a mummification process but was not placed in a sarcophagus. The designs on the body of the mummy are of Egyptian style in which hieroglyphs and images similar to those of the tomb of Tutankhamun can be observed.

Remains of the Castellón wall will be covered for their protection

Remains of the Castellón wall will be covered for their protection

After the agreement of the municipal plenary session, the remains of the old medieval wall of Castellón, found at the confluence of Gobernador and Escultor Viciano streets, can be seen under a special methacrylate cover for their protection, as confirmed by Alfonso Bataller, mayor of Castellón, who says that it is a technical solution that will make the care of the find compatible with the works on the TRAM platform.

They discover a Roman villa in Granada

They discover a Roman villa in Granada

In Granada, one of the most important discoveries of the city has been made in recent years, when a Roman villa was found with a house with a garden and an oil mill with four presses and a cemetery from the Visigoth period, when works were carried out in a parking lot in Los Mondragones: These are the first remains of this period to be found in the city, and it is believed that the town could have remained uninterrupted from the 1st to the 6th centuries.

Museum Day and Night Program 2013

Museum Day and Night Program 2013

As every year, next Saturday May 18, 2013 there will be a new edition of the International Museum Day and Museum Night The Prado Museum, in addition to opening its doors for free as every year, will open from exceptional form before its inauguration next Monday (May 20), the great exhibition of the summer “The enclosed beauty.

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Reconstructions and tours 360º virtual diving on the wreck of the Milkmaid (Iceland) Reconstructions and virtual toursMarcelo Ferrando Castro - 0October 16, 2019 marked the 360th anniversary of the wreck of the Dutch merchant ship Milkmaid (Melckmeyt) on a remote Icelandic island during a ... 3D reconstruction of the Roman amphitheater in Catania (video) Reconstructions and virtual toursMarcelo Ferrando Castro - 0The study carried out by the IBAM CNR has made it possible to make a three-dimensional virtual model of the Roman amphitheater in Catania, making it known and rediscovering.

Old burial chamber found in Oman

Old burial chamber found in Oman

International teams have been working in the area where a 3,500-year-old burial chamber has been found, discovered in the Dibba district of Oman Musandam. The site was found last year while construction workers were working on the construction of a local sports club. . This area in which a tomb full of human bones has been found has been classified by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture as one of the most impressive finds in recent times.

Roman sewers of Gades found in Cádiz

Roman sewers of Gades found in Cádiz

In a place in Cádiz where it is intended to build the future Thermas Romanas Balbus and a series of tourist apartments, the hydraulic canalization of the 1st century BC has appeared.The hydraulic construction has been discovered after an archaeological intervention was carried out on the Obispo street estate José María Rancés.

Loarre castle, Romanesque fortress

Loarre castle, Romanesque fortress

The best preserved Romanesque fortress in all of Europe is in Huesca. The castle of Loarre, a Christian building dating from the 11th century, is located in the middle of the foothills of the Sierra de Loarre, watching over the plain of the Hoya de Huesca. have controlled.

Recovered the coveted garum sauce from the Roman Empire

Recovered the coveted garum sauce from the Roman Empire

An ancient elitist fish sauce, which was treated as a delicacy during the history of the Roman Empire, has been recovered by four researchers from the University of Cádiz, according to the newspaper El Independiente de Cádiz. Among the historical qualities of garum sauce are They found healing and aphrodisiac properties which, despite being false, managed to increase their consumption and popularity.

El Brusco y el Gromo: Napoleonic fortresses to be declared as a Site of Cultural Interest

El Brusco y el Gromo: Napoleonic fortresses to be declared as a Site of Cultural Interest

A file has been opened, at the request of the Santoña (Cantabria) city council, to protect the fortifications of the guard corps from the Napoleonic period of Brusco and Gromo, being declared an archaeological zone and as Assets of Cultural Interest, since both they belong to the same historical episode.