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Ancient early Christian church found in Turkey

Ancient early Christian church found in Turkey

This ancient church has been found in the archaeological excavations of the ancient Derbe city in the province of Karaman, Central Anatolia. Karama Governor Murat Koca visited the Derbe burial mound near the town of Ekinozu and said that a team the University of Selcuk had resumed the excavations in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

Strange fossilized ape skull found in China

Strange fossilized ape skull found in China

A team of researchers from various organizations including the State of Penn, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Arizona State University, The Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, and the Yunnan Archaeological Institute of Cultural Relics, have announced the discovery of a skull belonging to a fossilized ape from Shuitangba, a Miocene site in Yunnan province, China.

Archaeological remains are found in the Cova Eirós in Lugo

Archaeological remains are found in the Cova Eirós in Lugo

In the Cova Eirós, in Lugo, remains of lithic tools, fauna and even the so-called “León de Las Cavernas” have been found. The archaeological work in recent weeks has borne fruit with the discovery of a large number of remains. Among them, the one known as the “Lion of the caverns” stands out, an unknown and rare animal in the northwest.

Lack of DNA in insect subfossils

Lack of DNA in insect subfossils

The research has been carried out by a team of experts from the University of Manchester Faculty of Sciences and has been published in The Public Library of Science ONE (PLOS ONE) journal. The idea of ​​recreating dinosaurs from DNA extractions of Fossilized insects in amber have attracted attention for decades.

Medieval church unearthed in York

Medieval church unearthed in York

Archaeologists may have found remains of a medieval church in King`s Square in the heart of the British city of York. Experts need to do more research to pin down the findings. The person in charge of recovering these remains in this location is the archaeological team of the Council of the City of York.

4,000-year-old find in the UK

4,000-year-old find in the UK

More than 80,000 objects 4,000 years old have been found on the banks of the Puce River. Most of the arrowheads and pottery found are more than 1,000 years old, but scientists kept digging until they found objects four millennia old, archaeologist Jacqueline Fisher said.

Discoveries from the Bronze Age in the UK

Discoveries from the Bronze Age in the UK

In 1936 Major Allen, a British pioneer in aerial photography, detected a large ring-shaped ditch in Norton's crops. This typical mark on the crops of northern Hertfordshire was a Bronze Age ditch, as demonstrated by more photographs taken between the 60s and 70s. Three decades later the researchers, motivated by the archaeological wealth of the area, decided to search a cemetery.

An ancient civilization is discovered in Brazil

An ancient civilization is discovered in Brazil

Finnish archaeologist Martti Pärssinen has found remains of an ancient civilization in the Amazon area of ​​Brazil. Among the remains they have ceramics of novel forms. The cleaning of the Amazon jungles has brought with it several finds, some can be seen from the air, from where Pärssinen has obtained images.

Castro de Croa could have suffered irreparable damage

Castro de Croa could have suffered irreparable damage

According to the environmental group Adenco, the archaeological site of Castro de Croa could have suffered irreparable damage due to the large earth movements of the machines in the area. Castro is a site that is located on the banks of the Tea River, in the parish of Ribadetea , and presents a complex network of parapets and moats as well as it could host an area rich in gold resources.

Moai statues are in danger

Moai statues are in danger

The moai statues of Rapa Nui, an island in the South Pacific, are suffering great deterioration, according to Anne Van Tilburg, an archaeologist with more than 30 years of experience in the study of moai. The expert directs the East Islands Statue Project with the help of Cristian Arevalo Pakarati, who affirmed that the exposure of these stone remains to the rain, wind and extreme temperatures of this island belonging to Chile, is damaging its state.

A city from the time of the Bible found next to the Sea of ​​Galilee

A city from the time of the Bible found next to the Sea of ​​Galilee

The city found is more than 2,000 years old and is located on the northwest coast of the Sea of ​​Galilee, in the Israeli valley of Ginosar. The city may be Dalmanutha, described in the Gospel of Mark as the place where Jesus sailed after having performed the miracle of multiplying fish and loaves of bread to feed 4.

The head of a statue of Aphrodite found in Turkey

The head of a statue of Aphrodite found in Turkey

Last year an archaeological team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln found a marble head from a statue of Aphrodite lying on the ground. He also unearthed a mosaic from the Roman era in southern Turkey, which demonstrates the impact that Roman and Greek cultures had on the region twenty centuries ago, according to the project director and professor of Art History at UNL , Michael Hoff.

They discover the historic city of Idu in Iraq

They discover the historic city of Idu in Iraq

In the Kurdistan region, located in northern Iraq, a team of archaeologists have discovered an ancient city called Idu, hidden under a mound. The cuneiform inscriptions and works of art reveal the palaces that flourished in the city throughout its history for thousands of years.

Megalithic tombs discovered in India

Megalithic tombs discovered in India

Nine megalithic tombs possibly belonging to the Stone Age were found last Monday in the villages of Hosaagrahara, Chunchanakatte, Kasaba and Mirle hoblis, of KR Nagar taluk. This discovery is carried out by SG Ramadasareddy, Professor Mruthyunjava and other members of the Institute of the First Degree of Government, Kuvempunagar.

Richard III's skeleton was about to be destroyed

Richard III's skeleton was about to be destroyed

A team from the Archaeological Services of the University of Leicester (ULAS) in England, has discovered during the second excavation carried out in Gray Friars, a phenomenon called ecological disturbance that consists in that during a time (punctual, not usual) the structure is altered of ecosystems.

The first methods of agriculture led to a decline in the population in Europe

The first methods of agriculture led to a decline in the population in Europe

The introduction of agriculture in Europe was followed by regional population declines despite population growth trends, according to a report in the journal Nature Communications published this week. Sean Downey, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Maryland (USA).

They find a 300-year-old mummy in perfect condition in China

They find a 300-year-old mummy in perfect condition in China

The discovery of a perfectly preserved mummy in a 300-year-old burial area, in which two bodies were reduced to skeletons, has puzzled several Chinese archaeologists. When one of the coffins was opened, the man's face, according to experts, was perfectly preserved.

The ERC awards a research grant for the EPNET Project

The ERC awards a research grant for the EPNET Project

José Remesal, Professor of Ancient History at the University of Barcelona (UB), has received one of the scholarships awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) for the research of the EPNET project (Food Production and Distribution during the Roman Empire: the economic and political dynamics for its acronym in English).

The material of a Tutankhamun object comes from a comet

The material of a Tutankhamun object comes from a comet

Scientists have discovered the first evidence that a comet entered the Earth's atmosphere and the explosion it carried, which produced a shower of a fiery shock wave that swept away all life in its path. The discovery has not only provided the first definitive proof of an amazing comet entering Earth millions of years ago but may also help us unlock the secrets of the formation of our solar system in the future.

The cycle of conferences

The cycle of conferences "History and Cultural Heritage of Cáceres" begins

Alfonso Callejo Carbajo is from Cáceres, Professor of EGB and a degree in Psychology from the University of Malaga, although he works in banking. His interest in historical issues is due to the intellectual legacy of his father, Carlos Callejo Serrano, who developed a great research work in the third quarter of the twentieth century.