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Bronze Age ‘Tomb of the Little Prince’ discovered in Iraq

Bronze Age ‘Tomb of the Little Prince’ discovered in Iraq

A team of Italian archaeologists has found a tomb from the 3rd millennium BC in southern Iraq, which was the cradle of Sumerian civilization during the Bronze Age. The tomb, excavated in an area of ​​42 hectares in Abu Tbeirah, located 12 miles from the city of Ur, it can give an insight into how the Sumerian civilization flourished in southern Mesopotamia, what is now Iraq, since AD ​​4.

The Wailing Wall: the ancient Temple of Solomon

The Wailing Wall: the ancient Temple of Solomon

A few days ago, the main news agencies published that the famous Wailing Wall of Jerusalem was being the subject of a general cleaning for tourism that the city receives every year for Holy Week. withdrawal of hundreds and hundreds of messages that faithful from all over the world who arrived in Jerusalem deposit with their requests and wishes between the gaps and cracks of its biblical ashlars.

They find a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices in Peru

They find a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices in Peru

A group of Peruvian archaeologists have found a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices on top of a hill in the northern region of La Libertad, according to the newspaper El Comercio on Tuesday. The structure is located at 3,250 less altitude. in Campana Hill and was cut by the Moche culture in a local rock with three steps leading to the small platform.

Bulgarian police rescue a treasure of old coins

Bulgarian police rescue a treasure of old coins

The Bulgarian police have seized a large number of old coins held by illegal treasure hunters. According to the press department of the Interior Ministry, the police operation took place in the eastern region of the Rhodoppe Mountains on Sunday. Two men, aged 36 and 56, have been arrested in the town of Solishte and the town of Jabel.

A collection of posters stolen by the Nazis will be returned to the son of its original owner

A collection of posters stolen by the Nazis will be returned to the son of its original owner

The German Federal Constitutional Court has ruled that the Museum of German History must return a collection of 4,529 posters from the late 19th and early 20th centuries to Peter Sachs, the son of the original collector. Hans Josef Sachs' Lifetime Passion for graphic art started when I was a teenager in the late eighties.

Consequences of World War II

Consequences of World War II

A few days ago we told you about the causes of the Second War, the worst confrontation in history. Today we bring you the consequences of the Second World War. Of course, the most obvious direct consequence was the huge number of human victims. If the First World War puts the death toll between 15 and 30 million, the Second Great War doubles those results to almost 60 million deaths.

They find evidence of the use of fire a million years ago

They find evidence of the use of fire a million years ago

Ash has been found in a cave in South Africa that humans would have used to cook with fire a million years ago, the discovery being the first evidence found of the use of this revolutionary technology, researchers say. But some experts say more testing is needed before concluding that humans cooked regularly on those dates.

Dinosaur eggs discovered in Patagonia

Dinosaur eggs discovered in Patagonia

An Argentine-Swedish research team has discovered a bag of 70 million years ago with fossilized and unique bones of an enigmatic bird-shaped dinosaur in Patagonia. “What makes the discovery unique are the two eggs preserved near the bones of the hind limb.

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Reconstructions and tours 360º virtual diving on the wreck of the Milkmaid (Iceland) Reconstructions and virtual toursMarcelo Ferrando Castro - 0October 16, 2019 marked the 360th anniversary of the wreck of the Dutch merchant ship Milkmaid (Melckmeyt) on a remote Icelandic island during a ... 3D reconstruction of the Roman amphitheater in Catania (video) Reconstructions and virtual toursMarcelo Ferrando Castro - 0The study carried out by the IBAM CNR has made it possible to make a three-dimensional virtual model of the Roman amphitheater in Catania, making it known and rediscovering.

Tombs of the Han, Tang and Song dynasties found in China

Tombs of the Han, Tang and Song dynasties found in China

More than 50 ancient and rare relics have been found in the excavation in Guxian County, in the province of Anhui (China). The 53-tomb complex is believed to have been under construction during many dynastic periods, the earliest dating to the Han Dynasty, almost 2,000 years ago. The discovery of the tomb complex was completely accidental.

The remains of the Titanic will be in the custody of UNESCO

The remains of the Titanic will be in the custody of UNESCO

The remains of the Titanic will soon be under the protection of the UN cultural agency, UNESCO. The ocean liner sank almost 100 years ago but the United Nations agency warns that more than 700 divers have visited its remains, located 4,000 meters underwater near the coast of Canada.

A study raises the death toll during the Civil War by 21%

A study raises the death toll during the Civil War by 21%

One study suggests that the death toll during the American Civil War, also known as the Civil War, may be far below reality.The Civil War has been the bloodiest and most devastating war in American history and continues the number of deaths during the conflict remains unknown.

The Congress of Troppau

The Congress of Troppau

A few years after the Congress of Vienna and the constitution of the Holy Alliance through the Aachen Conference, there were 3 events that would put the European court and the balance established after the fall of Napoleon in check: the liberal uprising in Spain, the assassination of the Duke of Berry in France and the revolution of Naples.

Ancient coins offer clues to medieval society

Ancient coins offer clues to medieval society

Norway's economic system in the Middle Ages was more sophisticated than previously thought. This claim is based on research on the circulation of coins in Norwegian society between 1050 and 1320. In this period, the use of coins was widespread and frequent, according to historian Svein Gullbekk of the University of Oslo.

Napoleon's legacy changed 19th century thinking

Napoleon's legacy changed 19th century thinking

If there is a remarkable figure from the 19th century, it is Napoleon Bonaparte. He is only capable of configuring an entire epoch in history, not only French, but also worldwide. He lived at the most crucial moment in contemporary history and became a child of the revolution. In his ideals, Jacobin and Girondin ideas converged.

They steal remains of one of America's first humans

They steal remains of one of America's first humans

One of the first humans to inhabit America has been stolen and archaeologists want him back. The skeleton, which is probably 10,000 years old, has disappeared from a cenote, an underground water reservoir, on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. In response, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in Mexico City has hung posters of 'wanted' in supermarkets, bakeries and dive shops around the nearby town of Tulum.

The prehistoric men of Madrid ate elephants

The prehistoric men of Madrid ate elephants

A Spanish study reveals that human beings that inhabited the edges of the Manzanares River in Madrid (Spain) in the Middle Paleolithic (between 127,000 and 40,000 years ago) fed on meat and bone marrow of pachyderms. The investigation presents reliable evidence of cuts and blows marks on elephant bones found at the Preresa site (Madrid).

The Verona Congress: the end of Metternich's Europe

The Verona Congress: the end of Metternich's Europe

In September 1822 the last of the Restoration congresses was held. On this occasion, the leading role would fall on Spain. The European powers would meet to decide the future of the Iberian country. Spain had in 1822 a constitutional monarchy led by a liberal government. After escaping from the Napoleonic yoke, the Spanish decided to draft their own constitution in 1812, which they christened "La Pepa".

Genetic analysis reveals the secrets of ancient Peruvian families

Genetic analysis reveals the secrets of ancient Peruvian families

Genetic analyzes of individuals buried in funerary monuments near a volcano in southern Peru have revealed the family relationships and burial traditions of the ancient Peruvians who populated the area long before the arrival of the conquerors. Ancient Peruvians buried their dead in "chullpas", structures that resemble vertical tombs and can reach two meters in height.

Experts analyze a mass grave to reveal secrets of the Thirty Years' War

Experts analyze a mass grave to reveal secrets of the Thirty Years' War

The Battle of Lützen (Germany) took place on November 16, 1632. It was a cloudy day, so it was not until noon when the Protestant army of the Swedish King Gustav Adolf II attacked the Imperial Roman Catholic army of Albrecht von Wallenstein. The slaughter lasted several hours, in which the only valid rule was that of survival.