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The mummy from Vietnam is of noble descent

The mummy from Vietnam is of noble descent

The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of southern Dong Nai province revealed conclusive findings on Friday about the mummified woman found in an ancient tomb in Cau Xeo, Long Thanh District. The 200-year-old mummy was discovered. Two months ago, when workers were cleaning the site to facilitate the construction of the road between the cities of Ho Chi Minh, Long Thanh and Dau Giay.

The Neolithic would have entered the Iberian Peninsula from North Africa

The Neolithic would have entered the Iberian Peninsula from North Africa

The Neolithic was a period in which the economy went from nomad to sedentary, based on agriculture and livestock, and much has been argued about how it could have reached the Iberian Peninsula. , the University of Seville and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and other Spanish, Portuguese and American universities, found that they could have reached the two known routes by a third way, and it is from North Africa.

Biography of the bloodthirsty Countess Báthory

Biography of the bloodthirsty Countess Báthory

In today's society there are values ​​that set trends and appropriate beauty standards. Millions of people are obsessed with their physical appearance and will do anything to try to be perfect. But is it something only current? We have already seen that Neanderthals were fashionable, but let's look at a slightly more exaggerated case.

Picasso's Guernica has a new robot

Picasso's Guernica has a new robot "doctor"

The enormous (literally 777 cm x 349 cm), Picasso's masterpiece, the “Guernica”, has lived a traveling life since in its beginnings it was exhibited with great success in the Spanish pavilion of the 1937 World's Fair in Paris. and then leave the country to settle in the Museum of Modern Art in New York until democracy returned, as the artist had requested.

The French Revolution, the ideological change of Europe

The French Revolution, the ideological change of Europe

The French Revolution represented the greatest political-social change that occurred in Europe at the end of the 18th century. The importance of this ideological revolution transcended the French national sphere and served as a model, as a motor of change, in many European countries that lived under oppressed the yoke of absolutist monarchies.

They find the city of Helix, the lost city of Poseidon

They find the city of Helix, the lost city of Poseidon

Researchers have been excavating for several years in the area of ​​ancient Helix, in Greece, recovering artifacts and structures that had been forgotten after a fourth century earthquake, but have now confirmed the find, explaining that it really is the city loss of Poseidon.

Neanderthals were sailors

Neanderthals were sailors

All the new discoveries make us think that Neanderthals could have been ahead of modern humans in conquering the sea. Mounting evidence suggests that our extinct ancestors crossed the Mediterranean in ships 100,000 years ago; in this (Mediterranean) region, Neanderthals lived as early as 300.

Large collection of art found in shed in Poland

Large collection of art found in shed in Poland

Two hundred works of art ranging from the Renaissance to the German Baroque of the Modern Age have been discovered in a dirty shed in the backyard of a retiree in Szczecin, Poland, although only one work could be identified at the moment. a 1903 lithograph by Jozef Czajkowski, which provides a clue to the provenance of the other paintings: it is inscribed in the Lost Art Register as it has disappeared after the looting of the Silesian Museum Katowice, in southern Poland, during the Second War World.

Bronze Age burial site found on Dartmoor

Bronze Age burial site found on Dartmoor

Recent finds at a Bronze Age site in Dartmoor (England) show us that one of the first funerary deposits from 4,000 years ago contained cremated bones and material from the time, as revealed to us by the archaeologists who discovered the site on Whitehorse Hill.

They find a Spanish ship sunk in the Philippines

They find a Spanish ship sunk in the Philippines

Divers from the Philippine National Museum and the Coast Guard have discovered a Spanish-era ship laden with artifacts that sank off Culasi Point, in Roxas City. Lt. Commander Algier Ricafrente, Chief of Public Affairs for the Coast Guard, said that Divers and researchers from the National Museum are constantly searching the area where the ship has sunk.

Germany returns Mesopotamian ax to Iraq looted in 2003

Germany returns Mesopotamian ax to Iraq looted in 2003

The German government has just handed over to the Iraqi ambassador in his country, an ax more than 4,500 years old that belonged to the Mesopotamian city of Ur and that was used in the famous battle of that city. Munich and analyzed in the Romano-Germanic Museum to date it, determining that it belonged to that historical date.

Satellites can identify 8,000-year-old settlements

Satellites can identify 8,000-year-old settlements

Archaeologists discover a method to identify ancient human settlements on a large scale. Hidden in the fertile crescent-shaped landscape of the Middle East, scientists say lurks a series of small settlements that hold vital keys to ancient civilizations.

Excavations on the island of San Simón give no sign of the Spanish mission of 400 years ago

Excavations on the island of San Simón give no sign of the Spanish mission of 400 years ago

A team of archaeologists who have sampled the soil in a park on the island have found a lot of Native American pottery, but there is no sign of the 400-year-old Spanish mission that was on the southern tip of the island. Professor Keith Ashley of the University of North Florida and Brunswick archaeologist Fred Cook believe the site was near what is now Neptune Park and the commercial town on the southernmost tip of the island.

The revolution as the engine of social progress: the protests in Wukan

The revolution as the engine of social progress: the protests in Wukan

Social revolutions are the engine of human cultural evolution. They are exceptional events, often violent and traumatic, illuminated by that guide to which every human being aspires in this life, freedom. Whether from the revolutionary France of 1790 to the still fledgling Arab Spring, these revolutions transform the organizations of the Nations, the configuration of the social strata and the dominant ideologies.

Romer Interval fossils found in Scotland

Romer Interval fossils found in Scotland

Something happened 360 million years ago during the end of the Devonian period. A mass extinction event devastated marine and terrestrial life, so that very few fossils have been found dating back to between 360 and 345 million years old. The end of the Devonian and the first 15 million years of the Carboniferous period left a gap in the fossil record, known as the Romer Interval.

Documentary on The Art of War

Documentary on The Art of War

Sun Tzu was a famous philosopher and military strategy of Ancient China and the author of one of the bedside books when we must analyze any warlike confrontation in History: "The Art of War", one of the most cited and defined texts by the great generals of the world for establishing various approaches and war strategies that, theoretically, would help any army to win on the battlefield.

Animal-shaped mounds discovered in Peru

Animal-shaped mounds discovered in Peru

For more than a century and a half, scientists and tourists have visited animal-shaped mounds like Mount Serpent in Ohio, created by the Native Americans of North America. But now they have been found by anthropology professor Robert Benfer, mounds with effigies of animals in South America, who identified numerous land animals emerging over the plains of the coast of Peru, a region already renowned for the Nazca lines, the city in Chan Chan ruins and other cultural treasures.

The proclamation of the Second Republic

The proclamation of the Second Republic

The Spanish people have had two short periods of time in which what reigned was the republic. April 14 is one of them, when the anniversary of the proclamation of the Second Republic is celebrated, a period of time that would give way to one of the most terrible chapters in our history.The reasons that caused this change of political regime were diverse .

They present the skull of Turiasaurus riodevensis

They present the skull of Turiasaurus riodevensis

The Fundación Conjunto Paleontológico de Teruel Dinópolis has publicly presented the reconstructed skull of the Turiasaurus riodevensis, the largest dinosaur in Europe and one of the largest in the world, found in Riodeva, Teruel, in 2003. they are made up of more than 24 cranial bones and seven teeth, although it is assumed that he had approximately 60.

The history of the crucifixion rite

The history of the crucifixion rite

We are at Easter, one of the main religious festivals of Christianity. While Christmas brings the kindest, most generous and familiar side to men, Holy Week is a holiday that represents the suffering and Calvary that according to biblical texts the son of God suffered for the sins of man.