The ancient city
Corinth is on the narrow isthmus connecting the Saronic and Corinthian gulfs, that is, the city was the port of two seas, and through him was all the trade between…

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The ancient monastery of Punakha Dzong
The ancient monastery of Punakha Dzong The Punakha Dzong was known in ancient times as "the Palace of great happiness". Punakha was built in 1637. This is the second Dzong…

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Megalithic constructions of the Urals

Megalithic constructions of the Urals.

Megalithic structures are one of the most impressive archaeological sites. Their various types are known in the Mediterranean, in parts of Northern Europe and on the Atlantic coast of Western Europe. Under this concept combined a variety of masonry structures: dolmens, avenues of menhirs, and rock gallery-tombs (Gimbutas 2006). In Eastern Europe up to the present time the only known megalithic structures were the dolmens of the Western Caucasus.

In recent years, appeared of megalithic monuments in the southern Urals, dated to the bronze age. Usually they are presented with avenues of menhirs, however, the sizes of these structures were not as impressive. Therefore, to call these megalithic structures with great care. However, studies over the last five years has led to the opening of a brand new Ural type of monuments that can be named megalithic with good reason.

The opening of the Ural dolmens was largely unexpected for experts, especially since it was made not by archaeologists. In the last 10 years the historians had published information about Ural dolmens, located to the North of the city Pyshma, Sverdlovsk region. The initiator of these searches were Cheerful A. A. and V. G. Nepomnyaschiy. They suggested that these are ancient monuments close to Caucasian and European structures of this Continue reading

Ancient underground structures

Buildings and structures left on the planet since ancient times, for many centuries mind-boggling history buffs. From the Parthenon to the great Pyramid, it seems that there will be no end to the huge amount of information we can get from them. But often what can be observed above the ground pales in comparison to the amazing findings that are discovered under our feet. Whether they were ancient reservoirs, theaters, temples, or disguised strongholds. these monumental subterranean structures serve as a legacy of outstanding inventiveness of the people of the Ancient world.

10. Chavin de huantar. Peru

Pre-Columbian pilgrimage center of Chavin de huantar is approximately 12 thousand square meters. Consisting of artificial terraces and squares, built with Adobe bricks of buildings and the sunken Plaza, its impressive appearance confirms an important ceremonial and cultural importance of this place in the religious sphere of the ancient civilization of the Andes.

However, the essence of a place is its underground tunnels, ventilated mines, stone chambers and galleries. It is here you can see the engraved obelisks and statues in the place of their natural occurrence, and wonder the huge scale of the masonry of this building. In fact, sewage and ventilation network Continue reading

Megaliths

Megaliths

Interaction energies ” Theory and hypothesis

The history of science strongly suggests that often progress in any field is achieved by employing an entirely different science. A more thorough study of megalithic structures is also revealed unexpected results.

Earlier historians without a doubt attributed solely to the megalithic cult structures: either to places of worship or to the rudiments of ancient observatories. The reason for such CategoryName opinion was the observation by some astronomers have studied, for example, Stonehenge. And then, initially, the hypothesis N. Lokera about what Stonehenge was used for astronomical observations was interpreted by the archaeologists very hostile. Because such findings did not fit into the stereotypes — which could be “astronomical observations” of people who had no written language and lachiusa miserable existence.

Indeed, the artefacts in the burial ground found by archeologists near the British megaliths, to put it mildly, not dazzling. Primitive digging antler, stone mallets, crudely fashioned pots of burnt clay indicate that their owners are all these “windmillhill”, “binary” and other tribes (the names they came up with archaeologists themselves), who lived in the British Isles in the era of construction of Stonehenge, were engaged in hunting, fishing and gathering. What a Grand Continue reading

Reims Cathedral – a Gothic masterpiece
Reims Cathedral – a Gothic masterpiece A true masterpiece of a Mature Gothic architecture is the Cathedral in the French city of Reims . located in the heart of the…

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The Colosseum - Ancient history
British archaeologists have excavated one of the graves in the Stonehenge and found the remains of the child and the stone sculpture, which can be one of the first children's…

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