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They find the tomb of a princess Saka

They find the tomb of a princess Saka

While road maintenance work was being carried out in the Urzhar district of the eastern Kazakhstan Oblast region, the tomb of a Saka princess was found. Teachers and students carried out an expedition that resulted in the tomb with the remains of the young woman located about 1.70 meters deep.

New research on the first humans in Africa

New research on the first humans in Africa

In both biological and behavioral terms, our species has undergone a spectacular evolution. The response to this great change has found its clues in a series of objects found in the middle of the African desert. Kenya has long been known as "the cradle of humanity" since it was the place where a series of fossils were found that they could be part of the first remains of human life.

A Civil War camp in Georgia displays a variety of objects

A Civil War camp in Georgia displays a variety of objects

Over three years of work, archaeologists have found more than 600 objects at the site of a Georgia Civil War prison that has remained largely unchanged since its abandonment in 1864. Plans for this summer, Both students and professors from Georgia Southern University will delve into Camp Lawton, a prison that housed more than 10.

Meeting and dialogue at the Museum of Cáceres

Meeting and dialogue at the Museum of Cáceres

From June 6 to September 1 at the Museum of Cáceres, Plaza de las Veletas, 1, Cáceres, the exhibition "Encounter and Dialogue" will take place, showing the visual arts collections of the Parliament and Government of Extremadura. 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.

Ancient Egyptians used meteorite fragments to make beads

Ancient Egyptians used meteorite fragments to make beads

Necklaces unearthed in 1911 in the Gerzeh cemetery, 70 kilometers south of Cairo, have been the definitive evidence to verify that the ancient Egyptians used fragments of meteorites to make their beads. 3350 and 3600 BC, researchers from the Open University and the University of Manchester have found the evidence in the composition of the necklaces, since they are rich in nickel and iron.

They rescue a German bomber from World War II

They rescue a German bomber from World War II

On Monday, a British rescue team after a thorough operation managed to lift a German plane belonging to the Second World War off the southwest coast of England. The Dornier Do-17 plane that had lost a wing when it fell, managed to surface at the mouth of the English Channel after having spent (the Royal Air Force experts) five weeks of preparation.

Gold-trimmed skeleton of woman found near Windsor

Gold-trimmed skeleton of woman found near Windsor

Archaeologists have found the skeleton of a woman belonging to the ruling elite whose main feature is the gold ornaments she wore. The remains date back around 4,400 years and is the first woman known so far to be found in Britain adorned with gold. The woman was in her 40s, wearing a folded leaf gold necklace, amber beads and lignite and it was buried only a century or two after Stonehenge was built, some 60 miles to the south-west.

Mayan objects found in El Salvador

Mayan objects found in El Salvador

(AFP) Workers hired for the construction of a housing complex in Colón, 25 kilometers west of San Salvador, have found vessels, ceramic fragments and other objects of Mayan origin. Specialists who have visited the place have commented that among The objects found are also pieces of obsidian and the remains of a human skeleton that could also belong to the time.

Numerous figures of the God Vishnu arouse great interest

Numerous figures of the God Vishnu arouse great interest

Sculptures found in a cave in the ancient city of Badami, in the Bagalkot district, have attracted great interest from both tourists and experts.The sculptures date from the Chalukya dynasty and due to the impression that they have made on historians its due conservation has been demanded.

Olmec bone fragments, figures and remains found in Mexico

Olmec bone fragments, figures and remains found in Mexico

Inside a cave in the municipality of Cocula, north of Chilpancingo, specialists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have found figures and fragments of braziers dating from 700 AD. In the same place, fragments of Olmec and pre-Olmec pottery and skeletal remains dating from 1000 and 1200 years before Christ were found, indicating that this site was used for different purposes, among which is the funerary cult.

New research disproves previous theories about modern humans

New research disproves previous theories about modern humans

A professor at the University of Huddersfield has provided answers to two unknowns that have so far arisen, on the one hand, when modern humans arrived in Asia and, on the other, by what route they did. Professor Martin Richards contradicts a recent theory that there is no evidence that modern humans were found in Asia before the great eruption of the Mount Toba volcano in Sumatra.

Restoration of the Patriarch's tapestries

Restoration of the Patriarch's tapestries

After being subjected to a washing with demineralized water, a tapestry of a set of six, belonging to the Royal College of the Patriarch of Valencia, a reflection of the golden age of an art that came to light at the beginning of the century has been observed. The 24-square-meter tapestry is being restored along with five other tapestries at the Royal Tapestry Factory in Madrid, thanks to the financial support of the Iberdrola Foundation, which was founded in the 18th century by Felipe V.

New findings on the Roman and Arab Estepona

New findings on the Roman and Arab Estepona

During the remodeling works carried out in the old town in Estepona, some sites belonging to the Roman and medieval Andalusian times have been brought to light. The remains will now be studied by the technicians to proceed later to their exhibition in the Municipal Archaeological Museum.

The relative beauty of Cleopatra

The relative beauty of Cleopatra

Cleopatra has always been known for her great beauty and even inspired numerous works of art over thousands of years, even seducing two of the most powerful Roman leaders, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Two centuries after the reign of Cleopatra, Dio Cassius, a Roman historian, describes a woman of incomparable beauty.

Ancient theater found in Crete

Ancient theater found in Crete

An ancient theater very important for historical and archaeological heritage has come to light during excavations in Ierapetra, Crete. Work has now focused on cleaning up the site to begin a new series of excavations. During a first meeting on June 14 between City Councilor Manos Markopoulos, Mayor Sifis Anastasakis and specialists in archeology, 45 volunteers were chosen to work on this discovery.

They find three pots and a lamp belonging to the Great Revolt

They find three pots and a lamp belonging to the Great Revolt

During archaeological excavations that the Israel Antiquities Authorities are carrying out near the Western Wall, three cooking pots and an oil lamp have been found. Near the Western Wall a small well came to light during excavations in which surprisingly were inside the pots and the lamp that when studied dated from the time of the Great Revolt.

They recover an Etruscan treasure from illegal trade

They recover an Etruscan treasure from illegal trade

The Italian police have recovered Etruscan funeral urns and bronze weapons among other archaeological treasures that had been illegally trafficked, this is one of the most important recoveries of Etruscan art since in total they include 23 urns belonging to an aristocratic family called Cacni , located in present-day Perugia.

Excavations in a 1,500-year-old basilica

Excavations in a 1,500-year-old basilica

The local governor of Bursa has announced that excavations have begun that aim to unearth a 1,500-year-old Byzantine basilica.The basilica was used as a worship area during the early years of Christianity once this religion was accepted by the Roman Emperor Constantine. .

The life of Homo Heidelbergensis, the new target in Atapuerca

The life of Homo Heidelbergensis, the new target in Atapuerca

The main objective of the already started excavation campaign in the Sierra de Atapuerca is to learn about the life of Homo Heidelbergensis by connecting the Sima de los Huesos and Gran Dolina sites. These two sites will be linked for a month to obtain data on the who were the first settlers of Europe.

Mysterious skeleton found at Lincoln Castle

Mysterious skeleton found at Lincoln Castle

In Lincoln Castle a skeleton has been found that could belong to a Saxon bishop or king whose date could be close to 900 years after Christ In a limestone sarcophagus, still unopened, the presence was confirmed by endoscopy skeleton as well as other possibly gold items.