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The Cerén site reveals new facts about the Mayans

The Cerén site reveals new facts about the Mayans

The Mayans have been one of the civilizations most studied by archaeologists and historians, managing to discover many of the secrets of this ancient people, but about which everything is not yet known and little by little much information is being obtained about it, especially thanks to the evidence found in Cerén, an archaeological site near San Salvador.

The oldest fashion book in history

The oldest fashion book in history

If we take a look at history, one of the most important objects in this area are books, some considered as faithful witnesses of certain times and of great help so that we could understand the reasons for some of the most important events in history, in all aspects.

Volcanic ash from the Tera eruption found in Egypt

Volcanic ash from the Tera eruption found in Egypt

We have always said it, Egypt has much to say and little by little very special discoveries are being made that do not leave anyone indifferent, especially the international community, scholars and fans of both archeology and history. And that is what this post is about, a new and surprising news that comes directly from Egypt.

Islamic State destroys Iraq's oldest Christian monastery

Islamic State destroys Iraq's oldest Christian monastery

Thanks to different satellite photographs, something that both religious leaders and antiquities experts suspected and did not want to believe has been confirmed, but in the end the worst omens have become a sad reality.The Monastery of San Elías, considered to be the most Old Iraq has been completely reduced to rubble by the Islamic State, who seems to have no restraint or repairs to destroy any infrastructure that they consider contrary to their beliefs and in this case it has been the turn of this treasure.

Technology in favor of archeology: study of the decapitated bodies of York

Technology in favor of archeology: study of the decapitated bodies of York

Thanks to the latest technological advances applied to DNA analysis, it has been possible to study in greater depth the human remains that have been discovered throughout history. One of the finds for which this technology has been used is in the set of decapitated bodies found in 2010 in York, in the United Kingdom.

Record of visits to the Museum of the Roman Theater of Cartagena during 2015

Record of visits to the Museum of the Roman Theater of Cartagena during 2015

It is always good news to know that historical places do not fall into oblivion and are visited throughout the year, as is the case of the Museum of the Roman Theater of Cartagena, a place that is in luck since last year 2015 it received nothing less than 180,000 visits. This place reached more than one million visitors since it opened its doors back in 2008, where since then they have visited 1.

Video with the recreation of the destruction of Pompeii after the eruption of Vesuvius

Video with the recreation of the destruction of Pompeii after the eruption of Vesuvius

The company Zero One Animation created a 3D video for an immersive cinema intervention at the request of the Melbourne Museum, which offered visitors the opportunity to experience the same drama and terror that the citizens of Pompeii felt during the 48 duration of the eruptions of the volcano Vesuvius on August 24, 79.

A boy discovers an age of 3,400 years in Israel

A boy discovers an age of 3,400 years in Israel

As is often the case, great discoveries are made by mere chance, something many archaeologists know well. It may be the case that you are investigating on the ground and looking for archaeological remains but not finding anything and then finding several objects practically without wanting to.

The influence of the Spanish colonizers on Mayan architecture

The influence of the Spanish colonizers on Mayan architecture

One of the great characteristics that the Spanish colonizers brought to the American continent was religion, which came to have a very important role in many corners of the continent, as happened in the Yucatan Peninsula, where the Mayan civilization lived (the last Mayans, belonging to various ethnic groups and that dispersed throughout the Peninsula after the fall of the great Mayan cities of the Classic period) and with whom the Spanish had contact.

The Vikings and their naval skills

The Vikings and their naval skills

According to the investigations carried out on the Vikings and thanks to many of the ancient records that have been found over time, it has been possible to determine that this people discovered Iceland and Greenland, but not only that but they also reached America from the North How could they reach the American continent without the basic instrumentation?

A millions of years old man-made underground complex?

A millions of years old man-made underground complex?

While historians and archaeologists around the world agree that human civilization was born between 10,000 and 12,000 years ago, the belief that human civilization is older is beginning to grow, especially as a result of artifacts and different evidence of advanced civilizations. long before this strip in time, even millions of years before.

Lead tablets with curses found in Athens

Lead tablets with curses found in Athens

In Athens, five lead tablets have been discovered accompanied by curses and dating back about 2,400 years. They have been found in the tomb of a young woman, and of the four tablets it can be said that they were engraved with curses, where the the gods of the underworld. On the other hand, the fifth tablet was blank and it is suspected that it could have been used to perform a spell or incantation performed orally.

Queen Khennuwa's tomb under investigation

Queen Khennuwa's tomb under investigation

The underground chambers of the royal pyramid of Meroe, built in the 4th century BC, have been opened after almost a century since they were discovered. The objective has been archaeological documentation and research. According to experts, the underground tomb was built for Queen Khennuwa and is about 20 feet below the surface.

Egypt confirms Tutankhamun's tomb has two secret chambers

Egypt confirms Tutankhamun's tomb has two secret chambers

Egypt presented the results of the radar analysis carried out by the expert Hirokatsu Watanabu in the tomb of Tutankhamun and the result could not be more revealing: it has been verified that there is not one secret chamber, but two, and that both contain metallic materials and organic remains The two chambers are located on the north and west walls, hidden behind the paintings.

A wine cellar and an old bathhouse found in Jerusalem

A wine cellar and an old bathhouse found in Jerusalem

One of the latest news related to history has been an unexpected discovery that has been made in Jerusalem. A winery and former bathhouse dating back approximately 1,600 years, the find was made during archaeological excavations funded by the Merom Yerushalayim company under the supervision of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Rakhigarhi may have been the capital of the Indus Valley

Rakhigarhi may have been the capital of the Indus Valley

According to different archaeological findings and scientific data that have been collected over time, it could be said that Rakhigarhi could be the most important center that there was in the Indus Valley civilization, much more than the towns of Harappa and Mohenio Daro, areas located in Pakistan.

They solve the mystery of the mummified lung of the Merovingian queen Arnegunda

They solve the mystery of the mummified lung of the Merovingian queen Arnegunda

In 1959 the lung of Arnegunda, a Merovingian queen who lived in the 6th century AD, was discovered. It was found inside a stone sarcophagus and had an incredible state of preservation, which made researchers wonder why this state after so many centuries.

The origin of white marble from Baja (Naples)

The origin of white marble from Baja (Naples)

Technology has positioned itself as one of the best companions of researchers, because thanks to it, infinite data can be obtained on any historical object, or material, such as white marble, which is being studied in Naples, exactly in the Underwater Archaeological Park of Baja, an important city of Roman times located between the 1st centuries BC.

The Hermitage Museum offers to help rebuild Palmyra

The Hermitage Museum offers to help rebuild Palmyra

The city of Palmyra, in Syria, has been one of those that has suffered the most from the ailments of the war, which has destroyed practically all its historical and architectural heritage, turning this area into a wasteland of destruction. It is a real loss for all over the world because countless monuments have been destroyed, witnesses of bygone eras, with a lot of information and an important legacy that should never have been razed.

The Islamic State destroys the Temple of Nabu in Iraq and threatens the Pyramids of Egypt

The Islamic State destroys the Temple of Nabu in Iraq and threatens the Pyramids of Egypt

Today, the Islamic State has released a video where it destroys the Temple of Nabu, one of the few monuments that still stands in the Assyrian city of Nimrud, and has threatened to destroy the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. his video, the Islamic State celebrates the destruction of the temple of Nabu in Iraq, related to the Assyrian deity of writing and the arts, this being one of the few monuments that still remained in good condition in the province of Nineveh, whose capital It is Mosul.