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Remains of the first modern men discovered in Ukraine

Remains of the first modern men discovered in Ukraine

A group of experts have claimed that the 32,000-year-old bones discovered in Ukraine represent the oldest testimonies of modern man in Europe. Archaeologists found human bones and teeth, as well as tools, ivory ornaments, and animal remains in the Buran-Kaya caves, discovered by archaeologist Dr.

Work begins in Ham Hill, Great Britain

Work begins in Ham Hill, Great Britain

Excavations have just begun in Britain's main Iron Age town, Ham Hill, Somerset's hill fort, intended to give a deeper insight into the lives of the land's inhabitants 2,000 years ago. Despite being four times the size of any other city of that time in Britain, researchers are still unclear when the site was built or what its function was, and so several historians are working on excavating the site.

Illegal archeology in Salamis

Illegal archeology in Salamis

Illegal archaeological excavations in Salamis, the occupied part of Cyprus, have been carried out since 1998 by the University of Ankara in collaboration with the University of the Eastern Mediterranean, violating international treaties and conventions ever since. These excavations are regularly mentioned in Turkish press- Cypriot and yesterday an extensive report was published in the newspaper "Liberal", entitled "Fervent excavations in Salamis: new findings in illegal excavations".

The body found in a swamp in Ireland could be of an Iron Age King

The body found in a swamp in Ireland could be of an Iron Age King

A few weeks ago we told you about the discovery of a body up to 3,000 years old in Ireland, apparently with its torso wrapped in a leather bag, which was believed to have belonged to a woman. Today we update you the news, as experts from the National Museum of Ireland believe that this body could be that of a sacrificed King of the Iron Age, as it features various cuts showing that the man died in a ritual slaughter associated with royalty.

Peruvian archaeological pieces destined for the US seized

Peruvian archaeological pieces destined for the US seized

Peruvian authorities discovered in Lima, boxes with archaeological pieces destined for the United States illegally. They were found in Serpost, the local postal service, and were framed with the label "crafts." Sources from the Ministry of Culture assured that they were authentic and many of them had been painted to appear to be replicas and had already been authorized to leave the country.

Giza's second solar barque will be discovered

Giza's second solar barque will be discovered

Today June 23, at 9:30 in the morning Egypt time, you will discover the second solar boat located south of the Pyramid of Giza, which since 2008 has been the focus of investigation by the staff of the Secretary of State Egyptian of Antiquities, a delegation from Waseda University and the Japanese Research and Restoration Institute.

Archaeological excavations have been completed in Ayia Varvara, Cyprus

Archaeological excavations have been completed in Ayia Varvara, Cyprus

The excavations at the Ayia Varvara-Asprokremnos site, in Cyprus, have been completed in 2011, according to an announcement made by the Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Communications and Public Works. The entire investigation was led by Dr. Carloe McCartney and they were part of the elaboration of the first Neolithic projects of the country.

Medieval convent discovered in Wombridge

Medieval convent discovered in Wombridge

A group of 50 volunteers has found a medieval convent on the grounds of a Shropshire church. Everyone participated in the excavation, helping to clean up the dirt and debris, while the Archaeologist Malcolm Hislop led the work. The Rev. Kevin Evans of Wombridge Parish Church in Telford said the ruins had been known for some time. , but they had never been investigated.

14,000-year-old rock art found in Wales

14,000-year-old rock art found in Wales

An archaeologist believes that a wall carved from a cave in South Wales could be the oldest example of rock art in Britain. Faint carvings of a speared reindeer have been found that are believed to have been carved by a hunter-gatherer in the Ice Age more than 14,000 years ago.

Over 200 1,000-year-old coins discovered in Mongolia

Over 200 1,000-year-old coins discovered in Mongolia

More than 200 coins that were used 1,000 years ago in Mongolia were found while construction was underway in Araxan, said Zhang Zhenzhou of the Araxan Museum, most of them from the Song Dynasty (960-1127) and some from the Dynasty. Tang (618-907). Zhang added that the place where they were found belonged to the Western Xia Kingdom, which means that the territory was probably a business center between the Northern Song and Western Xia, an opinion that is shared by the curator of the Weiwu Museum, Li Daxiang.

Samurai and the Bushido Code

Samurai and the Bushido Code

Samurai made their appearance in a period between the 10th and 12th centuries in Japan, during a regime of hereditary military dictatorship known as the shogunate that would last 700 years. The Shogun was military sovereign of all Japan and ruled from Kyoto, while in the rest of the country a feudal system based on personal loyalty, to the family and to the shogun was imposed.

New finds in a Roman tomb in Thrace

New finds in a Roman tomb in Thrace

A team of archaeologists has reported significant finds in a burial mound from the Roman period in Thrace near the Bulgarian town of Borissovo. Excavations in Bulgaria are now more frequent, motivated by the large number of discoveries that are being made. Without going any further, a grave was found a few months ago in Opaka.

Animated world history

Animated world history

Great animated video about our History and evolution, which lasts only 3 minutes. You can't miss it! World History 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.

Found the tomb of the Mona Lisa

Found the tomb of the Mona Lisa

After two weeks of searching in an abandoned convent (Santa Úrsula de Florencia), apparently the crypt of the woman who posed for the creation of the famous painting of the Mona Lisa has been discovered. When the place was discovered, it was first found a one-foot layer of more modern concrete, and underneath that, an older one of 35 one-inch-wide bricks.

Buddha statues rebuilt in Afghanistan

Buddha statues rebuilt in Afghanistan

When the Taliban controlled Afghanistan a decade ago they were fanatical about eliminating everything they considered anti-Islamic. Their biggest target, literally and figuratively, were the two monumental Buddha statues carved into the sandstone cliffs of central Afghanistan. One was about 180 feet tall and the other about 120m tall and had been in the dusty Bamiyan Valley since the 6th century, long before Islam reached the region.

24 dinosaur footprints found in Australia

24 dinosaur footprints found in Australia

Anthony Martín, a paleontologist at Emory University, has discovered 24 three-toed dinosaur tracks dating back around 105 million years, in the sand of what was then the South Pole and now Milanesia Beach, in Victoria, Australia , and this is the largest number of footprints ever found at a single site in the southern hemisphere.

Archaeologists ask for funds to save the Kabash road, which connects Luxor with Karnak

Archaeologists ask for funds to save the Kabash road, which connects Luxor with Karnak

Archaeologists and tour guides in Luxor have demanded on Sunday that Mohamed Abdel Maqsud, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, launch an international campaign to save the Kabash Road. Kabash is the road connecting the temples of Karnak and Luxor and it has a length of 2,700 meters.

They discover ruins of the Valongo Pier in Rio de Janeiro

They discover ruins of the Valongo Pier in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro was always one of the most important cities in Brazil (when not its capital). Even in colonial times, its port was the most important in America because Africans moved there, who were later sold to the rest of the continent.The news of the day is undoubtedly the appearance of the Valongo pier, almost two centuries after these events, archaeologists have found the dock through which slaves entered America, or at least the ruins of it, located under the new buildings.

The upper jaw of a Homo Erectus discovered in Java

The upper jaw of a Homo Erectus discovered in Java

A team of geologists who were dating the Sangiran deposits, on the island of Java (Indonesia), have discovered an upper jaw of Homo Erectus of 1.5 million years. This jaw is the oldest rest found of the so-called "Man of Java ”, the type of Homo Erectus originally discovered in 1891.

Medieval wonders and clues to the tragedy of the Red Lion pub in Canterbury uncover

Medieval wonders and clues to the tragedy of the Red Lion pub in Canterbury uncover

An archaeological dig has uncovered medieval wonders and many clues to one of Canterbury's great tragedies during World War II. A team from the Canterbury Archaeological Foundation has uncovered a strange pot sealed in a clay floor, tiles, nails, ceramics and a part of a clay pipe, hidden under buildings from the XIX and XIX centuries.