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14 tombs from the pre-Inca period and a Moche temple found in Peru

14 tombs from the pre-Inca period and a Moche temple found in Peru

The newspaper 'El Comercio' has reported the discovery of 14 tombs in Bola de Oro-El Triunfo that mostly belonged to the Sican or Lambayeque cultures and remains of the Moche and Chimu periods. A Lambayeque tomb was found with interesting gold objects that had drawings of Naylamp, a mythological character from Ancient Peru who came out of the sea, bringing civilization to the lands of Lambayeque.

Greek Mythology: Persephone and the Myth of Spring

Greek Mythology: Persephone and the Myth of Spring

Demeter was the daughter of the gods Cronos and Rhea, god of time and goddess of human work respectively. Demeter had under her responsibility the farming peoples and thanks to her the seeds had the ability to germinate, that the trees gave their fruit and that the cereals would ripen and there would be good harvests.

They locate 24 new geoglyphs in the Nazca region

They locate 24 new geoglyphs in the Nazca region

Researchers from the University of Yamagata in Japan have discovered 24 new geoglyphs in Peru, in the famous Nazca plain, which are added to the hundreds that complete the landscape of the area. The new geoglyphic discoveries are believed to be older than the hummingbird and monkeys, the most famous of the Nazca.

Conflict in the Middle East: A Shattered Past Affects Your Future

Conflict in the Middle East: A Shattered Past Affects Your Future

The destruction of Cultural Heritage carried out by jihadists in the Middle East, especially in Syria and Iraq, but also significantly in Yemen, is not a trivial matter. Since World War II there had not been such a loss of historical and cultural heritage.

Unexpected finds in a tomb in Luxor

Unexpected finds in a tomb in Luxor

Cleopatra VII's father gave his daughter an Egyptian temple that was discovered a few days ago by Polish archaeologists during excavations in western Thebes, now Luxor, in Egypt.The discovery was made during excavations several meters deep from the tomb of an important personality of the Intermediate Period (2.

4,000-year-old pieces found in Egypt in the Port of Berenice

4,000-year-old pieces found in Egypt in the Port of Berenice

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh Eldamaty, announced the discovery of two 4,000-year-old pieces that were found by Polish archaeologists in the temple of Serapis, on the coast of the Red Sea, near the port of Berenice. The pieces belong to the Empire. Middle (2050-1750 a.

Volcanic rocks of Campi Flegrei are equal to ancient Roman cement

Volcanic rocks of Campi Flegrei are equal to ancient Roman cement

The natural cement from the Campi Flegrei volcano is similar to Roman cement, a legendary compound invented by the Romans and used to build the Pantheon, the Colosseum and hundreds of ports in the Mediterranean. “This implies the existence of a natural process under the surface from Campi Flegrei which is similar to that used to produce cement, "explained Tiziana Vanorio, in experimental geophysics at Stanford.

New finds off the northwest coast of Delos

New finds off the northwest coast of Delos

Joint investigations by the 'Greek Agency for Marine Archeology' and the 'Helena National Research Foundation' on the northwest coast of Delos have brought new findings to light, the Greek Minister of Culture reported. The collaboration is part of a research promoted by the University of Birmingham and the 'Roman Society', led by Martha Zarmakoupi.

Decipher a Mayan hieroglyph from Pakal's tomb

Decipher a Mayan hieroglyph from Pakal's tomb

63 years after the discovery of the tomb of the Mayan King Pakal, inside the Temple of Inscriptions of Palenque, in Chiapas, researcher Guillermo Bernal Romero, from the Center for Mayan Studies of the National University of Mexico, has managed to decipher the hieroglyph that was found The enigma has been solved by studying different elements of the Mayan universe such as the jaguar, analyzing the skull and observing its teeth.

Denmark's golden spirals are a mystery to archaeologists

Denmark's golden spirals are a mystery to archaeologists

About 2,000 small gold spirals from the Bronze Age have come to light in Boeslunde in Zealand (Denmark). Archaeologists have never seen anything like it before; researchers say they do not know what they were used for and have never seen them before in Denmark. The archaeologists at the Museum of Zealand and the National Museum of Denmark are faced with a small mystery: about 2.

Call for volunteers to analyze coastal archaeological sites before they disappear in England

Call for volunteers to analyze coastal archaeological sites before they disappear in England

Thousands of archaeological sites along England's coast and estuaries are being destroyed due to extreme weather, rising sea levels or erosion caused by water. CITiZAN (Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network) is the project that is alerting about the threat to heritage.

Biography of Simon the Magician: Christian, pagan and sorcerer

Biography of Simon the Magician: Christian, pagan and sorcerer

Simon the Magician, is known in history thanks to the New Testament along with other ancient sources written by him before his death. The role of Simon is discussed as a Christian, Jew, pagan and founder of a new religion, wizard, sorcerer and religious philosopher, among others. It is believed that Simon was born in Samari, went to Gitta and traveled to Rome in the times of the Emperor Claudius (41 a.

200 skeletons of Napoleon's army found in Frankfurt

200 skeletons of Napoleon's army found in Frankfurt

History never ceases to amaze us and thanks to the work of many experts we can echo the news about which this post is about. Hundreds of skeletons belonging to soldiers of Napoleon's army have been discovered in the German city of Frankfurt, in an area where the construction of a building was planned.

Biography of Jason, the leader of the Argonauts

Biography of Jason, the leader of the Argonauts

One of the most well-known myths of Ancient Greece, not only for having been named in countless books but also for having been taken to the cinema many years ago, is that of Jason and the Argonauts, who was immersed in a crusade to Obtain the Golden Fleece. Jason's Biography Jason was the son of Aeson and Philira, kings of Yolcos, in what was known as Magnesia.

They find a mosaic in a synagogue in Galilee

They find a mosaic in a synagogue in Galilee

Excavations in the ancient synagogue of Horvat Kur in Israel, dating from the Byzantine period (IV-VII century AD), have uncovered a partially intact colored mosaic on the floor.The mosaic consists of a panel showing the upper part a menorah, and with an inscription that mentions the name of El'azar, as well as the names of his father and grandfather.

Cueva del Ángel, one of the best sites in Spain

Cueva del Ángel, one of the best sites in Spain

The Cueva del Ángel is an archaeological project that is located in the Andalusian town of Lucena and today it is one of the most archaeological equipment in Spain, where more than 70 specialists in different fields related to archeology have come together. and it is that the place deserves it given that there are different evidences of the presence of hominids in this cave for at least 500.

The oldest pictogram in the world discovered

The oldest pictogram in the world discovered

The image observed in an obelisk found during excavations at Göbekli Tepe, a 12,000-year-old site in the southeast of Sanliurfa province, could be the oldest pictogram in the world, according to information provided by the researchers. The scene of the obelisk unearthed in Göbekli Tepe could be interpreted as the first pictogram, it represents a human head on the wing of a vulture and a headless human body under a stele ”, explained the director of the Sanliurfa Museum and head of the excavations in Göbekli Tepe , Müslüm Ercan and adds: "There are various figures like skulls and scorpions near the figure."

First case of heart failure documented in 3,500-year-old Egyptian mummy

First case of heart failure documented in 3,500-year-old Egyptian mummy

Recently a group of researchers has detected what has been classified as the oldest documented case of heart failure in a mummy. In this case it is the mummy of Nebiri, who was Head of the Royal Stables, who lived approximately 3,500 years ago in Egypt.

The Philistines introduced different species of plants to Israel in the Iron Age

The Philistines introduced different species of plants to Israel in the Iron Age

According to recent studies, it has been shown that the invasion of many exotic floral species have had a great impact in many countries, but that is not something current but rather something that has been present for many centuries, so many, that we could easily go back to antiquity.

Viking dragon head found in Sweden

Viking dragon head found in Sweden

A thin dragon head, one of the most important symbols of the ancient Vikings, has been found during excavation work in the port of Birka, on Lake Mälaren (Sweden). Birka, on Lake Mälaren, is believed to be 40 kilometers from Stockholm, it is one of the oldest towns in Sweden and excavations have been carried out since the 17th century, but the discovery of the dragon head is one of the most interesting finds in recent years.