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New archaeological expedition to Troy

New archaeological expedition to Troy

Troy, the city sacked by the Greeks by tricking the famous wooden horse, will be excavated again at the beginning of 2013 by a multidisciplinary team of archaeologists and other scientists, after having been abandoned due to lack of funds, according to the authorities announced. last October 15.

Iranian archaeologists unearth an ancient Achaemenid city

Iranian archaeologists unearth an ancient Achaemenid city

Iranian archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an Achaemenid residential area during excavations on an ancient mountain in northern Iran's Khorasan province. The spokesman for the North Khorasan Cultural Heritage Office, Mohamad Javad-Jafari, explains that the remains belong to an Achaemenid city with an area of ​​more than 110 hectares.

Egyptian authorities dismantle an antiquities smuggling ring

Egyptian authorities dismantle an antiquities smuggling ring

On Friday night, the Tourism and Antiquities Police managed to arrest 12 antique thieves in Meniya, Upper Egypt, at the time when they were selling 27 stolen objects, including Egyptian metal and black granite statues and scarabs of the An archaeological committee will inspect the collection to verify its authenticity and to identify which Ancient Egyptian tombs they originally belonged to.

The Encyclopedia, beacon of knowledge of the Enlightenment

The Encyclopedia, beacon of knowledge of the Enlightenment

The Encyclopedia was the most representative work of the Enlightenment. Its original name is: "L'Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers" and was published between the years 1751 and 1772. It contains much of the knowledge of the 18th century and represents an enormous effort on the part of the authors to to illuminate with reason the steps that Western society had to take in order to advance.

The first musical instruments in Europe are 40,000 years old

The first musical instruments in Europe are 40,000 years old

The first modern human in Europe played musical instruments and displayed their creative activity as much as 40,000 years ago, according to new research from the Universities of Oxford and Tübingen. Researchers have obtained important radiocarbon data from bones found in the same layer. archaeological as well as a great variety of musical instruments.

They discover a great burial of skulls in the Templo Mayor Azteca

They discover a great burial of skulls in the Templo Mayor Azteca

Mexican archaeologists reported last Friday that they discovered in the Templo Mayor Azteca in Mexico City, the largest number of skulls so far. The find reveals new religious rituals where skulls were used, and that they were performed in the most important religious temple of this pre-Columbian civilization, experts said.