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Macedonian tomb discovered in Pella

Macedonian tomb discovered in Pella

A few days ago, from the Ministry of Culture of Greece, a news was made public about the archaeological excavations that are being carried out at the Pella site, considered the ancient capital of the kingdom of Macedonia and also of the Empire of Philip II and of the great Alexander the Great. In the press release made public, it is stated that while a group of workers was carrying out extension work on the sewer system, they discovered something that caught their attention, a huge structure.

More data is known about human sacrifices in Mesoamerica

More data is known about human sacrifices in Mesoamerica

It is known to all that during the heyday of cities of great importance in Mesoamerica such as Teotihuacán, which is once again in the news since the results of a study on human sacrifices at that stage have been published. It was revealed that about 2,000 years ago the city had wild animals in captivity such as jaguars, lynxes, pumas, eagles, foxes and even rattlesnakes.

A Neolithic burial in Spain reveals that the community was united even in death

A Neolithic burial in Spain reveals that the community was united even in death

In Burgos there is a funerary site that dates back to the Neolithic, exactly in the area known as Alto del Reinoso. This place is news because it houses information of great importance about the community of that period in history, in the latest research, led by Kurt W.

Detect the first case of scurvy in Ancient Egypt

Detect the first case of scurvy in Ancient Egypt

These days, researchers announced the discovery of a baby found by a mission of Egyptologists in the Aswan area, about 800 kilometers from Cairo. The baby passed away when he was just over a year old, but it has been classified as the first documented case of scurvy among the inhabitants of Ancient Egypt.

New archaeological finds in the Emirate of Sharjah

New archaeological finds in the Emirate of Sharjah

According to a report published by the President of Culture and Information of the Emirate of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), a group of researchers made up of different teams of archaeologists, have made a find of different stone tools that can be up to 500,000 years old. , being, perhaps, one of the first indications of the population of this latitude of the world.

Fabrics found dating back to the time of David and Solomon

Fabrics found dating back to the time of David and Solomon

Archaeologists from Tel Aviv University have found textiles dating back to the 10th century BC, the time that coincided with the well-known biblical kings David and Solomon. As reported by the website of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the discovery was made in the Timna Valley, one of the things that has attracted the most attention is that although these pieces of cloth have about 3.

Vilafranca will declare dry stone architecture as BIC

Vilafranca will declare dry stone architecture as BIC

Dry stone architecture is one of the great characteristics that we can find in the Castellón town of Vilafranca. From Les Corts they have confirmed the start of the procedures to declare dry stone architecture as a Site of Cultural Interest, in order to make it known to all tourists and citizens themselves.

New revelations about the oldest city in Europe, Knossos

New revelations about the oldest city in Europe, Knossos

New excavations carried out in the city Knossos, on the Greek island of Crete, considered the first European city, shed new information about it. According to the team, or rather, the teams of researchers that are in this place, date the birth of the city to the Greek Bronze Age between 3500 and 1100 BC.

The mystery of Il separatio

The mystery of Il separatio

The Voynich manuscript, the apocryphal gospels… are just a very small sample of the forbidden or mysterious books that have accompanied us throughout history. Some of these books have come to be directly searched by the Church and in many cases destroyed, although in others, they are supposedly stored in the Vatican Library, but the church neither confirms nor denies.

The Islamic State could have destroyed the Mashqui Gate in Nineveh

The Islamic State could have destroyed the Mashqui Gate in Nineveh

Iraqi media as well as a source from the British Institute of Iraqi Studies have claimed that ISIS has destroyed the Mashqui Gate, also known as God's Gate, one of the 15 entrances that the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh has, according to activists in Mosul, the Islamic State would have used military weapons to destroy this gate, although this is information that has yet to be confirmed.

They discover the oldest footprints in Catalonia

They discover the oldest footprints in Catalonia

A group of researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​the Jaume Almera Institute of Earth Sciences and the Institut Català de Paleontología Miquel Crusafont, have discovered several traces of tetrapod animals that represent the oldest fossil footprints found so far in Catalonia.

Kyrenia project launched (Cyprus)

Kyrenia project launched (Cyprus)

The sea has always been like a box of surprises, both for historians and archaeologists and one of the great treasures discovered in recent decades is the Ship of Kyrenia, a wreck of a merchant ship from the 4th century BC, which is said which was discovered by a diving instructor named Andreas Kariolou during a storm in 1965.

Pompeii reopens its museum after 36 years closed

Pompeii reopens its museum after 36 years closed

The Museum of Pompeii has reopened after 36 years closed. His new exhibition includes a living recreation of the time the city was destroyed in AD 79, when the volcano Vesuvius erupted, burying the city and its inhabitants under a thick layer of volcanic ash. Temporarily closed after the bombings of the Second World War, the museum failed to survive the 1980 Naples earthquake and was permanently closed.

They study the tomb of a mysterious and rich Celtic princess

They study the tomb of a mysterious and rich Celtic princess

Throughout history, much has been said about the Celtic peoples and some of their most important characters as well as their way of life, the fierceness of their warriors and many other characteristics that little by little have shaped the idea that we have. of this town today, but not always much has been said about its women, who also had their place in society.

175,000-year-old Neanderthal construction discovered in France

175,000-year-old Neanderthal construction discovered in France

In 1990, a 15-year-old boy found the Bruniquel cave in France, and what was discovered puzzled researchers, who did not make it public until 2016, after hundreds of analyzes and various studies, led by Sophie Verheyden: the cave has a structure for possible religious purposes carried out more than 175 years ago.

They discover the possible sanctuary of Nectanebo I in Egypt

They discover the possible sanctuary of Nectanebo I in Egypt

The discovery of a temple in the vicinity of Cairo, fuels the belief that the sanctuary dedicated to Nectanebo I has been found. This is the name given by the Greeks to Jeperkare Najtnebef, a monarch who reigned between 378 and 361 BC. after dismissing Neferites II. His reign was characterized by the fierce resistance he offered to the Persians, who tried on several occasions to conquer his reign and the establishment of the XXX dynasty, which is considered the last to have indigenous pharaohs in the Egyptian throne, although finally the kingdom was conquered by the Persians and later by the Macedonians.

Archaeologists find possible tomb of Aristotle in Greece

Archaeologists find possible tomb of Aristotle in Greece

A few hours ago, what could be one of the most important archeology news of the year was announced, the possible discovery of the tomb of Aristotle in Estagira, at a site where excavations have been carried out for 20 years.The Greek archaeologist Kostas Sismanides , who has been working in Estagira since 1996, announced the discovery of what could be Aristotle's tomb.

The Civil Guard recovers 128 archaeological objects that would be sold illegally

The Civil Guard recovers 128 archaeological objects that would be sold illegally

The Civil Guard has recovered 128 archaeological objects that would be sold illegally, in an operation that has implicated 10 people who have been accused of alleged crimes of misappropriation of material from deposits, and of fraud. This operation began in November of last year , when the authorities detected advertisements on the Internet of archaeological material in Malaga, Cádiz and Granada, the Civil Guard announced in a statement.

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Review of "Where the hills howl" by Francisco Narla

A few days ago and thanks to the Albardonedo Literary Agency, we were able to learn about Francisco Narla's new work "Where the hills howl" (Editorial Planeta, 2016), a novel set between 45 and 44 BC. during the last moments of the mandate of Julius Caesar and his death at the hands of the senators.

Video «The wonders of ancient Mesopotamia»

Video «The wonders of ancient Mesopotamia»

A few months ago we showed you a video with the recreation of the destruction of Pompeii after the eruption of Vesuvius, created by the company Zero One Animation for the Melbourne Museum, which has been one of the most impressive realistic videos (in 3D) that we had Now we bring you, also from them and made again for that museum, the video "Wonders of Ancient Mesopotamia", an animation that tries to capture the look and feeling of the ancient city of Ur.