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The Hindu temple of Sukuh will be restored

The Hindu temple of Sukuh will be restored

One of the tasks that all countries should have is to use a part of their annual budget to preserve their history in all aspects, although sometimes this is not possible in many countries due to the high costs it entails, but others, with a lot of effort , and aware of the importance of keeping the historical and architectural legacy of ancient peoples safe, they make great efforts to achieve it.

New results of the Diros project

New results of the Diros project

The Diros Project, carried out for five years in Diros Bay, in Greece, has brought to light a lot of good archaeological news, such as the remains of a site with housing structures and different burials dating back to the Neolithic and ancient times. Bronze Age: In this area, two skeletons of a man and a woman have been found that had been buried in a very unusual way, embraced.

The Louvre Museum houses an exhibition of Thracian culture

The Louvre Museum houses an exhibition of Thracian culture

Carefully crafted pieces of gold, silver and bronze will be exhibited at the Louvre in an exhibition on Thracian culture that runs until July 20. The Thracians lived on the Balkan Peninsula between the 2nd millennium BC. and the 3rd century AD There are still many undisclosed stories of this refined civilization whose citizens include Orpheus, the mythical son of a Thracian king, or the legendary Spartacus, who led an uprising against the Romans.

Droughts, the reason for the collapse of many Mexican cities

Droughts, the reason for the collapse of many Mexican cities

An investigation initiated some time ago by the University of Berkeley, in California, reveals that the Mexican city of Cantona was abandoned between 900 and 1050 AD. due to a very prolonged period of drought, which caused the city to collapse.The city of Cantona was located on a volcanic terrain west of Mexico City and was considered one of the most important cities in the New World, reaching to house up to 90.

Two tombs of priests of the 6th Dynasty found in Saqqara

Two tombs of priests of the 6th Dynasty found in Saqqara

A few days ago a team of French archaeologists discovered two tombs in the southern area of ​​Saqqara (Egypt), which belong to Ankhti and Sabi, two priests from the reign of Pepi II. These two tombs date back more than 4,200 years and They have completely intact wall paintings, which is quite a surprise.

Archaeologists discover the crucible of the Mayans in Guatemala

Archaeologists discover the crucible of the Mayans in Guatemala

After several archaeological investigations in Ceibal (Guatemala), directed by the archaeologists Takeshi Inomata and Daniela Triadan, from the University of Arizona (United States), it is clear that the society of the ancient Mayans had a great dependence on agriculture and that different groups they were able to coexist and collaborate in different projects such as the construction of places for the celebration of public ceremonies.

Aerial laser imaging reveals new clues to the Battle of Waterloo

Aerial laser imaging reveals new clues to the Battle of Waterloo

Thanks to current technology we can gradually reconstruct part of history and one of the most important advances in recent years, the laser, has been of great help in many fields and now it is also helpful to rediscover history. A group of Belgian archaeologists have used different devices with laser detection technology called LIDAR, used to make terrain models and high-definition maps that show how the landscape where the battle was fought has changed 200 years ago.

Malocclusion and dental crowding 12,000 years ago

Malocclusion and dental crowding 12,000 years ago

Thanks to the studies carried out on the human remains found in different sites, we can learn about many things about our ancestors and how they lived as well as many of their characteristics and highlights of their day to day. After having analyzed the jaws and teeth of 292 skeletons from Anatolia, the Levant and Europe, with remains dating back to 28.

Rubens' 'Three Wise Men' can be seen together after 130 years

Rubens' 'Three Wise Men' can be seen together after 130 years

Without a doubt, history has always been closely related to art, where different currents have been very present in each and every one of the stages of history that we know and have documented. Painting has been one of the oldest known expressions, from the caves of prehistory to the present day paintings have been known, which has even been used as a kind of form of communication.

Archaeologists have discovered the

Archaeologists have discovered the "White City" in Honduras

National Geographic has confirmed that an expedition of archaeologists in the Honduran jungle has returned with incredible news and one of the most important in history: the discovery of a lost city belonging to a mysterious culture never seen before: the legendary «White City ", Also known as" City of the Monkey God ".

They find the first evidence of bone operations in Peru

They find the first evidence of bone operations in Peru

In a study recently published in the International Journal of Paleopathology, Dr. J. María Toyne, a physical anthropologist and also a professor at the University of Central Florida, explained that several researchers have discovered one of the first examples of bone surgery in Peru pre-Columbian.

The effigy of King Antiochus is topical again

The effigy of King Antiochus is topical again

The sculpted head of King Antiochus, the monarch of Commagene, remains a mystery and is back on the agenda. A video found by a Turkish collector in a well-known German flea market shows images of the excavations of Mount Nemrut in 1965, in which a great scandal is appreciated.

Neanderthals disappeared earlier in the Iberian Peninsula than in the rest of Europe

Neanderthals disappeared earlier in the Iberian Peninsula than in the rest of Europe

A study has recently been published in the Journal of Human Evolution, and in which different researchers from the University of La Laguna participate, where it is shown that Neanderthals disappeared from the Iberian Peninsula about 45,000 years ago, before the same thing happened. in the rest of Europe.

Millions of people in Asia descend from great leaders

Millions of people in Asia descend from great leaders

A group of researchers has recently found that many modern men have genetic connections to no less than 11 powerful Asian leaders, who founded dynasties that date back some 4,000 years in time in the oldest case. One of the most important characters from whom they have determined the descent is from Genghis Khan himself, one of the leaders of the Mongol empire who was about to reach Europe destroying everything in his path.

Neanderthals were smarter than previously thought

Neanderthals were smarter than previously thought

Although in many cases, history as we know it is something immovable, especially due to lack of information or irrefutable evidence that overturns what was believed until now, there are times when it can be rewritten thanks to the investigations that are carried out. carried out practically throughout the year and in different fields.

UNESCO extends the deadline for the restoration of Pompeii

UNESCO extends the deadline for the restoration of Pompeii

Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini praised UNESCO's decision to extend until 2016 the deadline for completing the restoration in Pompeii. The project called "Great Pompeii" was originally scheduled to be completed this year, and this extension is very well received by the Government of Italy.

Islamic State destroys historic statues in Hatra, Iraq

Islamic State destroys historic statues in Hatra, Iraq

Islamic State militants destroy archaeological heritage by hitting walls with sledgehammers and firing Kalashnikov assault rifles on priceless statues in the ancient city of Hatra in Iraq, which they had previously attacked. Authorities and residents in Hatra claim the attack on the city by Islamic State activists, although despite all the damage caused in the area it is still not clear that the territory is controlled by the Islamic State.

A clash of elites, possible end of Teotihuacán

A clash of elites, possible end of Teotihuacán

According to the latest research, Teotihuacán, one of the largest pre-Hispanic cities in Mexico, may have collapsed due to a major class clash between the ruling elite and neighborhood administrators, something that had not been thought of until now. It was one of the largest in the ancient world, it is said it could be comparable to Rome, Alexandria or Constantinople among others.

Archaeologists continue to work in Iraq despite the Islamic State

Archaeologists continue to work in Iraq despite the Islamic State

A group of archaeologists from the University of Manchester continues to carry out their work close to the ancient homeland of the Chaldeans, Ur, despite the threat of Islamic State militants, who are convinced to culturally cleanse Iraq and end all its archaeological relics.

DARA digital library: «Aragonese Medieval Documents. From Ramiro I to Fernando II »

DARA digital library: «Aragonese Medieval Documents. From Ramiro I to Fernando II »

Between Ramiro I of Aragon (1006 / 7-1063) and Fernando el Católico (1452-1516) there are five centuries of difference. Ramiro I was the first king of Aragon and Ferdinand the Catholic one of the most famous monarchs in the history of Spain along with his wife Isabel la Católica, for being the architects of the union of Castile and Aragon.