Tag: Archeology

Incredible find in an abandoned cinema: they find a ‘Pompeii in miniature’
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Incredible find in an abandoned cinema: they find a ‘Pompeii in miniature’

An Italian expedition finds an ancient Roman building during excavations in an old cinema in Verona (Italy), in which It has been described as a "miniature Pompeii", according Has published The Guardian.The discovery has been made during excavations in the basement of the Astra cinema, which was being renovated after being abandoned for over 20 years. The supervisor of the Verona archeology department has stated that with his "magnificent frescoed walls" the building - dating from the second century - "evokes a miniature Pompeii."It has not been determined what function the building had in ancient times, but experts have indicated that seemed to have survived a fireas the roof was...
The mystery of the 17 decapitated skeletons found in an ancient Roman cemetery
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The mystery of the 17 decapitated skeletons found in an ancient Roman cemetery

A total of 17 decapitated skeletons that, according to experts, date from about 1,700 years ago, have been found in three roman cemeteries at Knobb's Farm in Cambridgeshire, UK.As collected Science Alert, the archaeologists who excavated the place believe that they are inmates executed for violating Roman laws. However, academics unaffiliated with the research expressed mixed opinions on this explanation.Cemeteries house the burials of 52 persons, and the 17 decapitated bodies include those of nine men and eight women and all over the age of 25 at the time of death, a team of researchers reported in an article published online May 19 in the journal Britannia.In many cases, the heads of decapit...
Sarp Can Köroğlu, the evil Deniz from ‘Love is in the air’: from archeology student to successful actor
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Sarp Can Köroğlu, the evil Deniz from ‘Love is in the air’: from archeology student to successful actor

Turkish actor plays Deniz in 'Love is in the air'Tuesdays at 11:00 pm, a new chapter of 'Love is in the air' on TelecincoFrom Monday to Friday at 6:25 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Eda and Serkan are waiting for you at DivinityHis arrival has revolutionized all the fans of 'Love is in the air'. Deniz Saraçhan, Eda's childhood friend, is in love with her and will not hesitate to hinder her relationship with Serkan by allying with Selin. Deniz is clearly not the ideal man, but what about the actor behind the character? Who is Sarp Can Köroğlu? Discover the man who embodies the new villain of the series of the moment on Telecinco. Sarp Can was born on July 14, 1990 in Adıyaman, a small town in southeastern Turkey. But he soon realized that to fulfill his dreams he had to move to Istanbul. He s...
This is the mysterious submerged city of Japan
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This is the mysterious submerged city of Japan

At just over 25 meters deep, in the Rykyu Islands, in southern Japan, is one of the most peculiar finds of underwater archeology in the Pacific: it is the monumento Yonaguni.As collected in the BBC, was discovered in 1987 by Kihachiro Aratake, a diver who was looking for a place to dive on the island of Yonaguni: "My hair stood on endIt was overwhelming, "he says."I was very moved when I found it. I knew would treasure on Yonaguni Island, "says Aratake.Indeed, it is a stone colossus 50 meters long by 20 wide that has been baptized as 'Japan's Antarctic'. This pyramid is believed to be about 10,000 years old.After the discovery, a group of scientists led by the geologist Masaaki Kimura, from the...
This is how the first ‘war’ in human history took place
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This is how the first ‘war’ in human history took place

The cemetery of Jebel Sahaba, discovered in the Nile River Valley and dating from 13,400 - 18,600 years ago, it is considered one of the oldest known examples of what was a war. A new analysis has now revealed how they were produced really these violent clashes.The study, published in Scientific Reports, maintains that the people buried in this cemetery, located in northern Sudan, were probably subjected to a series of violent attacks instead of a single armed conflict.For this, the researchers they re-examined the bones of 61 people of this place and have found more than one hundred new signs of injury, many of which were not fatal. In addition, a quarter of the skeletons had healed and unhealed wounds, leading them to believe that this group of people experienced more than one episode ...
Researchers decipher the history of Ming Dynasty blue and white porcelain with synchrotron light
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Researchers decipher the history of Ming Dynasty blue and white porcelain with synchrotron light

French and Spanish researchers have used the ALBA center synchrotron light Cerdanyola del Vallès (Barcelona) to decipher the history of blue and white Chinese porcelain from the Ming dynasty, from the 15th century, and have been able to determine, for example, that it was cooked between 1,250 and 1,300 degrees Celsius.Is about porcelain decorated under the varnish with blue pigments based on cobalt and produced with a single firing at high temperatures. The scientists have been able to identify the firing temperature by determining the pigments in the porcelain and the conditions of reduction-oxidation of the medium during its production.According to the researchers, study method used could als...
The surroundings of the cathedral and the Lonja de València change their skin
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The surroundings of the cathedral and the Lonja de València change their skin

Two of the main squares in Valencia, that of the Queen and the group formed by those of the Mercat and City of Bruges they have just completed a month under construction. The pedestrian redesign of both enclaves adds a budget of 18.3 million euros and it has a European funding percentage of 35%. The works in the area around the Lonja began on April 22 and, four days later, those in the square next to the cathedral did.A month later, the Plaza de la Reina begins to cease to be recognizable. As they have informed 20minutos From the Department of Sustainable Mobility, promoter of this remodeling project, various types of works are currently being carried out. On the one hand, the excavation of...
They find a thousand-year-old dam in the Puna of Catamarca
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They find a thousand-year-old dam in the Puna of Catamarca

What is today a desert, in the past was an agricultural landscape. In territories that remain hostile to subsistence, societies thousands of years ago had developed technologies to make life sustainable in the Feedback. The hydraulic system discovered by the archeology team of the Miriguaca project demonstrates the existence of various irrigation networks with different scales of use and magnitudes.The discovery was made possible through the study of satellite images that revealed traces that caught the attention of the team currently led by the archaeologist Lorena Grana. Already on the ground, the lines turned out to be irrigation canals, and in an area where the lines converged, the excavation revealed a dam.The pond is located in the middle of the irrigation network, 5 kilometers fro...
They reveal the secret so that the largest ancient aqueduct functioned for 700 years
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They reveal the secret so that the largest ancient aqueduct functioned for 700 years

An investigation of the aqueduct of Valente 426 kilometers long, which supplied Constantinople - present-day Istanbul -, has revealed knowledge about how this structure was maintained, which was used for 700 years.It seems that the channels had been cleaned of carbonate deposits until just a few decades before the infrastructure was abandoned. In addition, these tasks were carried out without the water supply being interrupted thanks to a double channeling.In 324 d. C., the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great made Constantinople the new capital of the Roman Empire. Although the city is at the crossroads of land and sea routes of geopolitical importance, the fresh water supply was a problem....
The surprising find that shows that there were Christians in 12th century Córdoba
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The surprising find that shows that there were Christians in 12th century Córdoba

The city of Córdoba, madinat Qurtuba, fell into Christian hands in 1236 after the successful campaign led by the Castilian monarch Ferdinand III the Saint. But for at least a century before, in the ancient capital of the splendid Umayyad Caliphate lived a group of people who did not share the religious habits of Islam. A new scenario, recently revealed by archaeological studies and the analysis of faunal remains, which discusses the most widespread historiographic view: At that time Hispanic groups had gone into exile to avoid persecution or had converted to the Muslim creed. Investigations in the Cercadilla Archaeological Zone, a site located northwest of the center of Córdoba in which important vestiges of Roman and medieval times have been documented, they have focuse...