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Chennai temple continues to provide new finds

Chennai temple continues to provide new finds

The famous temple of Sri Parthsarathy Swam, located in the Triplicane district of Chennai (India), does not stop providing new information. The latest discovery is an inscription of Emperor Rajendra I in the northwestern corner of the holy shrine, as well as a mural depicting the Battle of Kuruksheta, a row of horse-drawn chariots and fighting arms, prepared for battle. .

They find a peculiar stepped structure in Jerusalem

They find a peculiar stepped structure in Jerusalem

A few dates ago a find was made that has not gone unnoticed by the international archaeological and historical community. In an excavation carried out in the walls of the Jerusalem National Park, in the city of David, a staircase in the shape of a pyramid built with large stone blocks has been found.

New data discovered on the bones of a mass grave found in 2013

New data discovered on the bones of a mass grave found in 2013

The results of the analysis of some bones found in a common grave in 2013 during construction works where the existence of this grave was revealed are already known. The bones of several individuals were unearthed and since then they have been investigating and carrying out a large battery of tests of which we are gradually learning the results, although there is still a long way to go to establish their identities.

A 100,000-year-old astronomical map of Bosnia

A 100,000-year-old astronomical map of Bosnia

After two years of investigations of some mysterious symbols carved in a stone found near Visoko (Bosnia) it is believed that this represents an astronomical map. Experts believe the symbols are part of an ancient writing system carved into stone by an unknown civilization thought to have lived in the Visoko Valley.

A mysterious face carved into a cliff discovered in Canada that could be of the Tseshaht

A mysterious face carved into a cliff discovered in Canada that could be of the Tseshaht

A mysterious large face on an island cliff in the 'Pacific Rim National Park Reserve' has been discovered by a man who had been searching for it after two years, according to the government agency 'Parks Canada'. Hank Gus, of the group 'Tseshaht First Nation', an Aboriginal group from the area, first heard about a face in the rocks of Reeks Island, which is part of the archipelago 'Bronken Group Islands' two years ago after hearing a story from a tourist who observed the face in 2008, according to Matthew Payne, program director of 'Parks Canada'.

Over 1,000-year-old skeleton found under tree after storm in Ireland

Over 1,000-year-old skeleton found under tree after storm in Ireland

It does not happen normally but sometimes chance causes different archaeological discoveries of great depth to be made, something directly related to this entry, where we will check how something of these characteristics has happened and that is surprising at least. A few days ago, during a great storm that arrived accompanied by very strong blizzards hit the city of Collooney, in Ireland.

Scan Pyramids: project that will search for hidden chambers and secrets in the Pyramids

Scan Pyramids: project that will search for hidden chambers and secrets in the Pyramids

A group of Egyptian and foreign experts presented on Sunday a new project to try to unravel the secrets of the Pyramids, including the search for new hidden chambers inside. Architects, engineers and scientists from Egypt, France, Canada and Japan, will use modern infrared technology and advanced detectors to map two pyramids at Giza and the two pyramids at Dahshur, south of Cairo.

Medusa head found in southern Turkey

Medusa head found in southern Turkey

A few dates ago, a team of archaeologists unearthed a marble head in southern Turkey representing the famous Gorgon Medusa, whom we all remember for having snakes as hair and who could turn any man who dared to look into her eyes into stone. It was exactly in the ruins of Antiochia ad Cragum, an ancient Roman city founded back in 170 BC.

Two deposits with 350 objects of great archaeological value discovered in Transylvania

Two deposits with 350 objects of great archaeological value discovered in Transylvania

Dr. Corina Bors, belonging to the National Museum of Romanian History, recently presented an important report about two large deposits of objects dating back to the Iron Age, which were discovered in the Romanian town of Tartary in the year 2012. After investigations it has been determined that the objects found date back to the 8th century BC.

Israel boasts one of the strangest mosaics

Israel boasts one of the strangest mosaics

In Israel, exactly in an eminently industrial area of ​​the city of Qievat Gat, in the south of the country, about two years ago, a strange mosaic was found on the ground that dated back to Byzantine times, but it was not in very good condition. After a long restoration process, today it can be seen in all its splendor.

Tomb of a priest of Amun-Ra discovered in Luxor

Tomb of a priest of Amun-Ra discovered in Luxor

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities announced today the discovery of the intact tomb of a priest of Amun-Ra, whose name is Ankhef or Khunsu, within the tomb of Vizier Amenhotep in Luxor. The announcement was made by the Minister during his visit to the city of Luxor, to start the exploration work inside the tomb of Tutankhamun, in search of a secret chamber inside.

Finished the conservation of the Greco-Roman city of Kiman Faris

Finished the conservation of the Greco-Roman city of Kiman Faris

On many occasions, the fact of rebuilding, preserving or restoring various historical infrastructures can become a cost that not everyone can bear, for that reason funding is always sought among different organizations and entities, whether public or private. One of the latest news related to this aspect takes us to the ancient Greco-Roman city of Kiman Faris, where the conservation project for this corner of Egypt has been completed, as stated a few dates ago in a press release by the Minister of Antiquities Egyptian Mamdouh al-Damaty.

Book «The cage of the monkeys» by Manuel Santos Varela

Book «The cage of the monkeys» by Manuel Santos Varela

On many occasions, within history we have to deal with our bloodiest past and it is true that every corner of the world has had its darkest stages and it is not necessary to go back many centuries in time to remember some of the most historical eras. atrocious that have been lived.

NASA confirms the existence of mysterious geoglyphs in Kazakhstan

NASA confirms the existence of mysterious geoglyphs in Kazakhstan

NASA technology has confirmed the existence of mysterious geoglyphs in northern Kazakhstan, which had been forgotten until now and not much is known yet. These are geometric figures that are the size of several fields of football and that they are only visible from the air, something like what can happen with the famous Nazca lines in Peru.

Geneticists rebuild New York's historic town

Geneticists rebuild New York's historic town

Advances in science and technology have allowed a team of geneticists to combine genetic data with ancestry information and different health records, identifying centuries-old patterns of immigration from New York City, as Gillian stated. Belbin, a graduate student at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, and also the first author of the study: “New York City is a major immigration entry point from many corners of the world, which has meant that during many years, and even today, it is one of the hot spots in this regard in the world ”.

They find the San José Galleon on the coast of Cartagena (Colombia)

They find the San José Galleon on the coast of Cartagena (Colombia)

On November 27, the sonar of the Navy ship Malpelo detected what experts in underwater archeology call an anomaly. This alteration in the seabed of the Caribbean, in an area that had never been explored before, turned out to be the San José galleon, a ship of the Spanish State sunk by gunshots by the British admiral Charles Wagner in 1708.

The Colossus of Rhodes could become a reality again

The Colossus of Rhodes could become a reality again

A group of hoteliers from the Greek town of Rhodes recently met to present their proposals for the recreation of the Colossus of Rhodes, the impressive statue of the Greek titan god of the sun, Helios, who once stood on a height of 30 meters in the port of Rhodes itself, being one of the great wonders of the ancient world and a pride both for the inhabitants of Rhodes and for the rest of Greece.

Ukok, the

Ukok, the "Ice Princess", was actually a man

A new DNA study has altered the sex of one of the most famous archaeological discoveries of recent years. It is about Ukok, the famous "Ice Princess", who was actually a man, as the latest studies published in The Siberian Times have determined. Upon finding Ukok, shells, which were amulets, were found in his grave for female fertility although exceptionally rare in Pazyryk, which showed that it was before the body of a young woman.

The hidden history of Britain at the British Museum

The hidden history of Britain at the British Museum

The British Museum in London has opened a formidable exhibition exploring the history of Britain from prehistoric times to Romano-British times across the UK. For this, an incredible selection of pieces has been made so that all attendees have clear feedback on everything that has happened throughout history in this corner of the world, especially bronze weapons and coins among other objects belonging to the Age of iron.

5,000 Heritage files digitized in Murcia

5,000 Heritage files digitized in Murcia

Archival is very important in everything related to history since having a good database can obtain specific information in a very short time, quickly and safely, information that can be important for investigations, to allow professionals and scholars on a certain subject or those people who are simply curious about history, among other fields, can satisfy their thirst for knowledge.