Sunday, October 31, 2010

Human cranium-skin preserved since the 4th millennium B.C. found


Today the head of the Armenian side of the archaeological expedition of Areni Boris Gasparyan summed up the archaeology excavations of 2010 and noted that vessels have been excavated that have been used during the funerals and are of a ritual significance; in the vessels were found human residues which have been quite well preserved.


“The children mostly are buried completely, it is a vessel funeral. In one vessel there is buried one or two sometimes even 3 three burring,” said the leader of the expedition and added that the adults are buried fragmented, part by part.


The speaker also reported that the cranium-skin of one of the children is preserved along with the hair in a basket: This discovery allows us to solve the problem of the finding genetically.


“Genetically we can open the whole genetic code of a person who has lived in the 4th millennium B.C. Such a thing has been done just once in Ireland, when a well preserved human skeleton was found in a swamp, and its genetic code was investigated. The preservation of the material would allow us to open the entire genetic code,” archeologist mentioned and noted that the corresponding foreign laboratories demand 60 thousand Euros for such analysis.


“It is difficult for the archeologists to find such sum of money. Now we have to decide together with our entire nation whether or not we want to observe the whole genetic code. I we want we have to pay. This kind of opportunity is given once within the whole history,” stressed Boris Gasparyan.


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Syria: New Archaeological Discoveries in Lattakia


Syria (Lattakia) - New discoveries were unearthed at Tel Siano site in Jableh, Lattakia, adding up to its historical, archaeological and tourist value.


The new discoveries encompass architectural units, animal, clay and earthenware toys and flint stony spindle heads.


Director of Jableh's Archaeology and Museums Department Ibrahim Kheirbek said the archaeology excavations dug up a set of finds dating back to the Iron Age.


He added that the outcome of archaeology excavations proved the importance of settlement at the site during the ancient Bronze Age, adding that its gigantic architectural system started in mid-3rd millennium B.C.


It is one of most prominent sites of Jableh plain whose location has made it a strategic point controlling the plain and the agricultural lands surrounding it.

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Huge wall dated back to Zinki era unearthed in Hama




Hama, Lattakia- A huge wall and two props thought to date back to the Zinki era between 1146 and 1174 were unearthed in the archaeological excavations at Shayzar Castle, 30 km in north-western Hama.


Head of Hama Antiquities Department Abdul-Qader Farzat said the archaeology excavation works of the Syrian-Italian mission this season have focused on studying the western defense line of the castle which goes back to the Saluki period at the end of the 4th century.


The archaeology excavations included opening two probes to the north of the architectural block CA-1 which were chosen depending on an analysis of the aerial photos taken of the site in 1935.


The archaeology excavation aimed at collecting accurate information to get an insight into the nature of the architectural constructions which were uncovered to the south of the site in 2005.


Archaeology Excavations works conducted by Lattakia Antiquities Department during the current season have unveiled architectural collections from the 5th and 6th centuries as well as cemeteries and archaeological finds at different sites inside the province on the Syrian coast.


The Department Director Jamal Haidar said that the works of the national mission for urgent excavation working at the site of Ibn Hani Bay Resort in cooperation with the Qatari al-Diyar Company unearthed a basilica church and a burial place for clergymen.
Archaeological layers dating back to the Middle Ages consisting of dwelling houses were also uncovered at the site, in addition to pottery jars, bronze coins and spindles made of ivory and stone.


Urgent archaeology excavation works at al-Sijn quarter uncovered ten archaeological cemeteries, with one of which having wall drawings.


Old pottery flasks and jars, glass pieces, spindles, bronze coins and stone tablets with Greek letters were found inside the cemeteries.


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Ehud Netzer, archeologist who located Herod's tomb, dies at 76



Netzer, one of Israel's most renowned archeologists, suffered serious injuries after falling down a 6-meter drop at the Herodium site south of Jerusalem.


Professor Ehud Netzer, one of Israel's most renowned archeologists, marked for his discovery of King Herod's tomb in 2007, died on Thursday after succumbing to wounds related to a recent accident at the famed archeological site.


Netzer was seriously injured after falling down a six-meter drop at the Herodium site on Monday, as a wooden banister he had leaned on suddenly collapsed. He was rushed to Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Karem with a fractured skull and neck vertebrae.


Professor Netzer, considered one of the most senior researchers on Herod, has been archaeology excavating at the Herodium site south of Jerusalem since 1972 in efforts to identify the burial site of the King of the Jews. Netzer continued his active participation in the archaeology excavations following the discovery, despite reaching the age of 76.


The tomb, which Netzer had been searching for the better part of 35 years, had been desecrated and intentionally concealed by rebels at the time of Great Jewish Rebellion against the Roman empire in the first century CE.


Netzer had begun his studies as an architecture student in Haifa's Israel Institute of Technology, moving to archeology after working under Yigal Yadin in the Hatzor excavations. He then studies archeology in the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he served as professor until his retirement eight years ago.


In a statement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "Netzer's tragic death is a loss for his family, for research into the heritage of Israel and for archaeology."


Professor Netzer's funeral will take place on 10:00 A.M. Friday at the Kiryat Anavim cemetery.

Ancient tombs discovered on school construction site



A group of ancient tombs dating back to the Punic period were discovered during excavation works for the construction of a new primary school at the Archbishop’s Seminary in Tal-Virtù, The Times has learned.

According to Nathaniel Cutajar from the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage, the discovery is of “great scientific interest” and “confirms the archaeological importance” of the Tal-Virtù area in Rabat.

The superintendence is responsible for all scientific investigation of cultural assets, including archaeological excavations. An investigation of the discovery is under way by its team of archaeologists.

The Archbishop’s Seminary has a planning permit to build a primary school extension to its secondary school. Site plans have to be changed after this discovery.

“The superintendence is working in close collaboration with the seminary authorities and with the Malta Environment and Planning Authority to redesign the project, allowing it to proceed while ensuring these archaeological discoveries are protected,” Mr Cutajar said.

The discovery of these tombs, he added, was immediately reported to the superintendence by the seminary authorities following the start of construction works on site.

School headmaster Fr David Cilia said the discovery was made on September 21 and the heritage authorities were on site the day after.

“The discovery creates mixed feelings because on the one hand it enriches the country’s archaeological patrimony but on the other hand it complicates our school building plans,” Fr Cilia said.

He confirmed that the seminary had to change its plans and was in the process of submitting fresh designs that would safeguard the Punic tombs. “Work in the area where the tombs were found has been stopped but is continuing in other areas of the construction site unaffected by the archaeological remains,” Fr Cilia said. As is normal practice in such instances, a cultural heritage monitor has been app-ointed to oversee the works.


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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Past Preservers - Archaeology Egypt Audition





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New workers' tombs found near Egypt's great pyramid


Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed a number of tombs of workers who helped to construct the country's largest pyramid.

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Quest for the Tomb of Cleopatra at Taposiris Magna


Dr Kathleen Martinez, a young archaeologist from the Dominican Republic, has been archaeology excavating a site near Alexandria in the search for the tomb of Cleopatra. After being given permission to conduct a dig at the site for 2 months, Dr Martinez's team have discovered two chambers which has won them the right to continue the dig into the next season.

Describing the tomb that was discovered at Taposiris Magna, Dr Martinez remains confident that she will uncover the tomb of Cleopatra and Marc Anthony.

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Discovery of a mummy in Egypt


Archaeologists discover an ancient mummy in Saqqara in Egypt

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Egypt - Abu Simbel archaeological site - Travel - Jim Rogers World Adventure


Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments", which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan).

The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. However, the complex was relocated in its entirety in the 1960s, on an artificial hill made from a domed structure, high above the Aswan dam reservoir.

The relocation of the temples was necessary to avoid their being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser, the massive artificial water reservoir formed after the building of the Aswan dam on the Nile River. Abu Simbel remains one of Egypt's top tourist attractions.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

BIBLE ARCHAEOLOGY FOR KIDS






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Proving the Bible Through Archaeology





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Archeology of Teotihuacan, Mexico





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DINOSAURS NEVER EXISTED!!! "IF" GIANTS NEVER EXISTED!!





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Archaeological evidence for the bible?






Biblical explorer Bob Cornuke and his friend, Larry Williams' incredible expedition into the blistering desert of Saudi Arabia has turned up what many scholars believe to be one of the greatest discoveries in history...the real Mount Sinai.


Mount Sinai is the holy mountain on which God descended to give Moses the Ten Commandments, and the location where God ordered the building of the Ark of the Covenant. This video tells their amazing story of avoiding detection at borders, crawling into forbidden military installations, and using night vision goggles to avoid being detected as they pursued their mission.


Armed with little more than their wits and a Bible, Bob and Larry embarked on a journey that would change their lives forever...finding clues that confirm the Bible as historically accurate. This video documents over a dozen significant finds including: Where the children of Israel crossed the Red Sea during the Exodus. The mountain scorched by the fire of God.


Columns for the 12 tribes of Israel. The altar of the Golden Calf. Ash pits where burned offerings were given. Boundary markers of Moses around the mountain. The Rock at Horeb struck by Moses to give water. Weaving together historical research, real life adventure, scholarly perspectives and exclusive never before released footage smuggled out of Saudi Arabia, this unique and powerful experience will stir and inspire you to take seriously the claims of God's Word.

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Archaeologists Unearth Oldest Hebrew Text






Israeli archaeologists claim to have unearthed the oldest Hebrew text ever found. Discovered while excavating a fortress city, apparently it dates back from the 10th century B.C. and refers to the Bible when King David slew Goliath. Here's more on the story.

Archaeologists uncover Israel's most foregone past near the ancient battlefield in the Valley of Elah. It is now home to wineries and a satellite station.The professor of archaeology at the Hebrew University led the archaeology excavations.

"This inscription...is the oldest Hebrew inscription in the world. It's pre-dated the Dead Sea Scrolls by 1,000 years." Experts have not been able to decipher the full text as yet, but several words, including "judge", "slave" and "king," were identified. They hope the text will shed light on how alphabetic scripts developed.


"It is written in Proto-Canaanite script which is the father and mother of all the alphabetic script in the world, the Greek, the Latin, the Hebrew, the Phoenician, the Aramein (Aramaic), all the alphabet in the world derived from this script that appears here on this specific piece of pottery."

Carbon dating of artifacts found at the site indicate the Hebrew inscription was written about 10th century B.C. This is a time when scholars believe King David ruled Jerusalem and ancient Israel.


"This inscription was found in a site... located on the border between Judah and the Philistine. It was a fortified city from the time of King David, about 3,000 years ago." Garfinkel says the recent findings could have wider repercussions over the future of Jerusalem.

"Currently there is a heated debate about the historical value of the Bible-if we have historical information, or it's only theological and literary composed hundreds of years later. Our site clearly proves that already in the early 10th century B.C. there was a kingdom in Judea and that King David existed as a king and that he built fortified cities."

Modern-day Israel often mentions a biblical connection through King David to Jerusalem in supporting its claim to all of the city as its "eternal and indivisible capital."

For the Palestinians, however, the long-standing Arab population in Jerusalem takes over any biblical claims. They want the eastern part of the city to be the capital of the state they hope to establish in the West bank and Gaza trip.

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Archaeology: Digging for the Truth of the Bible


Influential archeologists in Israel are declaring that archeology has proved "the Israelites were never in Egypt, did not conquer the land in a military campaign and did not pass it on the 12 tribes of Israel," and "the empire of David and Solomon never existed." At the same time, other leading archeologists strongly disagree, assuring us that such claims "are either grossly misleading, illogical, disingenuous or all three."


Can the Old Testament be trusted for its historical account and does archeology provide evidence for its accuracy. What does the evidence say? Dr. Patton has personally investigated the claims and presents the evidence in a way that will allow you to draw your own conclusions.


Dr. Patton has a broad educational background; four years at Florida College, Temple Terrace, FL (Bible); two years at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN (Geology); two years at Indiana Univ./Purdue Univ., Indianapolis, IN (Geology); two years, Pacific School of Graduate Studies.


He has worked as Geologist in US, Canada, Australia, England, Mexico, Peru, bolvia, Cambodia, Israel, and Jordan. Dr. Patton has participated in dinosaur excavations in Colorado, Texas, Utah, Wyoming and Canada. He is credited with excavating the longest consecutive dinosaur trail in North America, totaling 157 tracks, extending over 500 feet. He is a member of the Geological Society of America and was a speaker at their 1997 annual convention.


Dr. Patton lectures at universities accross the United States. He has conducted up to twelve Creation/Evolution Seminares a year for twenty five years. He has participated in numerous public debates on creation/evolution including radio and TV debates.


He has testified three times before Texas State Textbook Committe, Austin, TX. Presently, Dr. Patton is consulting geologist & partner in Mazada Corporation, Dallas, TX. He is a staff geologist of the Creation Evidence Museum, Glen Rose, TX, staff geologist for the Qumran Plateau archaeology excavations in Israel, an area supervisor at the City of David archaeology excavation in Jerusalem and charman of the Metroplex Institute of Origon Science.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Heritage of the Jews in Libya





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Photographic and photogrammetric archaeological documentation in Ptolemais Libya


Photo-graphical documentation of the ancient city Ptolemais by Polish Archaeological Mission from the University of Warsaw. The photos were taken from the ground and the air by the kite. Photographer projects of the artefacts and monuments were created with Image Master software. More information on http://www.ptolemais.pl


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Sechin Archaeological Site - Ancash


This adobe and stone ceremonial center belonging to the Sechin Culture (1800 B.C. 800 B.C.) features a wall covered with carefully carved stones outside of the entrance and a painted wall on the inside.


The museum offers information about the main pre-Hispanic cultures that settled in the region like the Moche, the Wari, the Chimu, the Casma, and the Inca; it also displays the objects found during the archaeology excavations on the archeological sites of the CasmaValley, especially ceramics.


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Eleftherna-archaelogical site, Crete, Greece, Creta, Grecia


The archaeological site of Eleftherna is situated in the area between the villages of Eleftherna. Archaeology excavations in the area started in late 1920s' by the British expedition.


Eleftherna was one of the most important cities of ancient Crete. It is not certain when it was established, but recent findings link it to the Minoan period. The ancient city stood on a hill in the foothills of Mount Psiloritis. Key findings have been discovered in three areas of the hill.


At Orthi Petra (West side of the hill) archaeologists have uncovered a necropolis dating back to the Geometric Period, along with Roman buildings and streets built on top of earlier constructions.


At Pyrgi (on the summit of the hill) remains from the Roman and Early Christian Periods have been discovered.


On the East side of the hill, near the modern village of Eleftherna, researchers have uncovered a settlement with remains spanning all stages from Pre-historic to Early Christian eras. Some of the more important remains include Hellenistic walls, Roman buildings and baths and an early Christian basilica.


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Archaeological Excavations in Camp Verde & Clarkdale AZ


Archaeologist, Enviro Systems Management, Inc. presents his remarks on archaeology excavations in Clarkdale and Camp Verde. This presentation is from the Arizona Archaeological Society Verde Valley Chapter's May 2010 meeting at Sedona Public Library.

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Archaeological Excavations in Jerusalem


Students look for artifacts in rubble taken from Jerusalem's Temple Mount, and then clear the area by fortifications around Gihon Spring in the City of David.


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Petra, Jordania - Jordan


Petra is a historic and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that has rock cut architecture and a water conduits system. Established sometime around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans, it is a symbol of Jordan as well as its most visited tourism attraction. It lies on the slope of Mount Hor in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of Arabah (Wadi Araba), the large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. Petra has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.

The site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812, when it was introduced by Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. It was described as "a rose-red city half as old as time" in a Newdigate Prize-winning sonnet by John William Burgon. UNESCO has described it as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's cultural heritage." Petra was chosen by the BBC as one of "the 40 places you have to see before you die".

Pliny the Elder and other writers identify Petra as the capital of the Nabataeans and the centre of their caravan trade. Enclosed by towering rocks and watered by a perennial stream, Petra not only possessed the advantages of a fortress, but controlled the main commercial routes which passed through it to Gaza in the west, to Bosra and Damascus in the north, to Aqaba and Leuce Come on the Red Sea, and across the desert to the Persian Gulf.

Archaeology Excavations
have demonstrated that it was the ability of the Nabataeans to control the water supply that led to the rise of the desert city, creating an artificial oasis. The area is visited by flash floods and archaeological evidence demonstrates the Nabataeans controlled these floods by the use of dams, cisterns and water conduits. These innovations stored water for prolonged periods of drought, and enabled the city to prosper from its sale.


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7 Wonders of India: Lothal


Situated at a distance of 80 km from Ahmedabad, Lothal is one of the most important archaeological sites in India. In the dialect of the local people's language, Lothal means "the mound of the dead".


The site was discovered in the year 1957, followed by archaeology excavations done by the Archaeological Survey of India. It was concluded from the archaeology excavation that the ruins of the settlement belonged to the Harappan Era, dating back to the 2nd millennium BC. It is an exquisite example of Harrappan town planning.


One of the most interesting sites here is the dockyard, which reveals the fact that Lothal was once one of the major ports in the region.


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Monday, October 25, 2010

Herod's Lost Tomb Found?


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The Sword of Alexander Macedonian





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The Tomb of Alexander in Alexandria


A video of author Andrew Michael Chugg discussing The Tomb of Alexander in Alexandria.


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ALEXANDER THE GREAT TOMB FOUND


Alexander The Great Tomb Area i have found on November 13/22, 2002 and Copyrighted June 13, 2003 (His Death date) and proved on September 17, 2006 via satellite images of the whole area.


See my site http://www.cosmogonia.net where many ancient Greek myths are explained by means of Satellite Images and Greek Language etymology.


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Mexico Teotihuacan Pyramid Ancient pre Columbian archaeological site Jim Rogers


Teotihuacan is an enormous archaeological site in the Basin of Mexico, containing some of the largest pyramidal structures built in the pre-Columbian Americas. Apart from the pyramidal structures, the archaeological site of Teotihuacan is also known for its large residential complexes, the so-called "street of the dead", and its colorful well-preserved murals.


Teotihuacan was, at its apogee in the first half of the 1st millennium CE, the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas. During its zenith it may have had more than 100,000 inhabitants placing it among the largest cities of the world in this period.


The civilization and cultural complex associated with the site is also referred to as Teotihuacan or Teotihuacano. Although it is a subject of debate whether Teotihuacan was the center of an empire, its influence throughout Mesoamerica is well documented; evidence of Teotihuacano presence, if not outright political and economic control, can be seen at numerous sites in Veracruz and the Maya region.


The ethnicity of the inhabitants of Teotihuacan is also a subject of debate and possible candidates are the Nahua, Otomi or Totonac ethnic groups. Often it has been suggested that Teotihuacan was in fact a multiethnic state.


The city and the archaeological site was located in what is now the San Juan Teotihuacan municipality in the State of Mexico, Mexico, approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Mexico City. The site covers a total surface area of 83 km and was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, and is one of the most visited archaeological sites in Mexico.


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About the Archaeological Institute of America


The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is North America's oldest and largest organization devoted to the world of archaeology. The AIA promotes a vivid and informed public interest in the cultures and civilizations of the past, supports archaeological research, fosters the sound professional practice of archaeology, advocates the preservation of the world's archaeological heritage, and represents the discipline in the wider world.

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Public Archaeology Dig at Muncy Heritage Park, PA


Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, and the Muncy Historical Society, volunteers excavate an archaeological site at Muncy Heritage Park & Nature Trail (41* 11' 34.12" N, 76* 48' 11.56" W).


This video features Jacob and Dalton, two young boys who visited the public dig in May, as well as Chris "Shovelman" Dalla Piazza and Tom "Tank" Baird, adult volunteers who have excavated a canal site at the park for several years. A calendar of Public Dig dates is online at www.MuncyHistoricalSociety.org and www.PennArchaeology.com.


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JAIN ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE SYSTEMATICALLY UNDER DESTRUCTION


Historic and Archaelogical Jain Sites in Tamilnadu, India-which are regularly vandalised by locals to evade any proof of existence of Jainism. This site is approximately 2000 years old. A cave where Jain saints like Thiruvalluvar ( kund kund) use to do Tapasya(meditation).

Jainism being oldest religion of India as well as world is being targeted to be systematically destroyed by local interests.

This place is called Sholaipandipuram a small village near Thiruvanamalai.
Jain Thirth Samrakshini committee is least bothered to look after even a single site in Tamilnadu. Same goes with local Tamilnadu Archaeology whose officers are involved with local profit making miners.

We need to wake up to save our old historic and archaelogical heritage.

This video is taken immediately after this site being vandalised by local Village officer and Tahasildar also involved. They have their interest in illegal stone quarrying as well as well balanced agenda to destroy any existing proof of dravid Jainism

There are over 500 similar Jain archaeological sites which are now on the verge of destruction.

This place has importance for aborginal dravid Jains who were originally Jains later converted forcibly to accept lowest form of hindu religion - Dalitism.




Sunday, October 24, 2010

Lost History-The Search For Minoan Cannibalism


An Internet search for clues to child sacrifice and cannibalism in ancient Minoan Society
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Bible Archaeology Fraud Myth of Jewish Slavery Exodus





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Debunking The Promised Land Myth via Archaeology


Abraham's heirs understand that God has promised them the Land of Canaan. Archaeology has demonstrated that Abraham is a quasi-fictional character and that some of the stories about him are false with no basis in fact, calling into question the alleged "Promised Land."


Based on the archaeological findings at Beersheba Abraham had been dead for over 1000 years when God made his promise to him in a "Philistine World." Ergo, the promise was _never_ made to the long-dead Abraham and neither Jew nor Moselm has any legitimate claim to the Promised Land as Abraham's heirs.

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How Archaeology in 1931 "Proved" Noah's Flood is a Myth


Christian Apologists claim Noah's Flood really happened. Some have averred that the Flood account found in Mesopotamian myths is THE SAME HISTORICAL FLOOD appearing in the Bible but because details differ the Mesopotamian accounts are "corrupted" as the Bible is _always_ true.


In 1931 Archaeologists established that the Mesopotamian account was based on a "real historical event," but had been "embellished" as the physical flood silt evidence revealed it was a local flooding Euphrates river, not a worldwide flood covering mountain tops.


Sadly, the Christian world has _suppressed_ this archaeological information readily available in most Christian Seminaries and Colleges since 1931 not wanting the faithful to realize Noah's Flood is a myth.


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The Trojan War - Myth or Fact


Dr. C. Brian Rose, Deputy Director of the Penn Museum discusses archaeology excavations at Troy over the past twenty years. A new digital imaging technique shows a cross section of nine settlements dating from the beginning of the Bronze Age (ca. 3,000 B.C.) through the end of the Byzantine period (ca. 1400 A.D.)

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Lost History-Finding Atlantis





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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Ancient Indian Archaeological Discovery


The site of an ancient civilization has been excavated in Sirpur in central India. Six well constructed granaries and various stone and bronze statues, bracelets, casts used for making gold and silver jewelry have been excavated.
Sirpur is said to have been an important trade center. Various goods were sent to parts of India and Arab countries from here.

It was also known for iron statues. The goods from here were sent to the southern Indian state of Karnataka, western Gujarat, and eastern Cuttack, to name a few.

[Arun Kumar Sharma, Archaeologist]:
"It was only recognized as the capital of Koshal. But after the excavations we found ancient factories for making bangles, ayurvedic medicines, gold and silver jewelry and bronze statues. We have also found casts for making these things. It was a famous trade site."

Six granaries have been excavated from the site. These are well-constructed underground granary with the capacity of storing 34 quintals of rice each.

The granaries are built in such a way that insects and rodents cannot enter. The granaries are also built underground to keep them cool.

[Arun Kumar Sharma, Archaeologist]:
"It is a public place because a lot of things belonging to public have been found. The granary is from the Satvahana age, two centuries before Christ and 200 years after Christ. It was the Satvahana age. We have found six granaries. They were made from square pieces of white limestone. The base of the granary is 25 layers below the cover of the granary."

The archaeologists hope to find more granaries since only one fourth of the site has been excavated so far.


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Egypt - Abu Simbel archaeological site - Travel - Jim Rogers World Adventure


Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in southern Egypt on the western bank of Lake Nasser about 290 km southwest of Aswan. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Nubian Monuments", which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae (near Aswan).

The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate his alleged victory at the Battle of Kadesh, and to intimidate his Nubian neighbors. However, the complex was relocated in its entirety in the 1960s, on an artificial hill made from a domed structure, high above the Aswan dam reservoir.

The relocation of the temples was necessary to avoid their being submerged during the creation of Lake Nasser, the massive artificial water reservoir formed after the building of the Aswan dam on the Nile River. Abu Simbel remains one of Egypt's top tourist attractions.


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Archaeological evidence for the bible?


Biblical explorer Bob Cornuke and his friend, Larry Williams' incredible expedition into the blistering desert of Saudi Arabia has turned up what many scholars believe to be one of the greatest discoveries in history.


The real Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai is the holy mountain on which God descended to give Moses the Ten Commandments, and the location where God ordered the building of the Ark of the Covenant. This video tells their amazing story of avoiding detection at borders, crawling into forbidden military installations, and using night vision goggles to avoid being detected as they pursued their mission.


Armed with little more than their wits and a Bible, Bob and Larry embarked on a journey that would change their lives forever...finding clues that confirm the Bible as historically accurate. This video documents over a dozen significant finds including: Where the children of Israel crossed the Red Sea during the Exodus. The mountain scorched by the fire of God.


Columns for the 12 tribes of Israel. The altar of the Golden Calf. Ash pits where burned offerings were given. Boundary markers of Moses around the mountain. The Rock at Horeb struck by Moses to give water. Weaving together historical research, real life adventure, scholarly perspectives and exclusive never before released footage smuggled out of Saudi Arabia, this unique and powerful experience will stir and inspire you to take seriously the claims of God's Word


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Archaeologist - The Government Is Allowing the Destruction Of The Temple Mount


Some of the Nation's leading archaeologists petitioned the High Court of Justice last week in a bid to halt the construction carried out on the Temple Mount by the Wakf which is damaging layers of ancient remains and causing irreparable damage.


Infolive.tv conducted an exclusive interview with leading archaeologist Dr. Gabriel Barkai, a member of the Committee Against The Destruction of the Temple Mount, who demand that all work on the Temple Mount be stopped, and proper archaeological supervision provided.


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Archaeologists Discover 'Gladiator' Tomb


The tomb of a rich Roman general who is believed to be the inspiration for the main character of the Oscar winning movie Gladiator has been found on the outskirts of Rome.

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The Temple Mount from the Jerusalem Archaeological park


Listen to the description about the stones. You'll notice the arch that used to support a staircase from the Temple Mount to the ground below. This stuff is 2000 years old.

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Archaeologists Discover New Walls Surrounding Jerusalem In T


Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Wednesday a 2,100-year-old Jerusalem perimeter wall, along with artifacts left behind by 19th century researchers who first discovered the stone defenses. The wall, on Mount Zion at the southern edge of Jerusalem's Old City, dates back to the Second Temple, which was destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD.


Archeologists
say the location of the wall indicates that Jerusalem had expanded to the south at the time, reaching its largest size in biblical times.The ancient wall on Mount Zion had disappeared from view by the time a similar stone barrier, also uncovered in the dig, was built at the site during the Byzantine period more than 250 years later.


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The Naked Archaeologist Preview - Where is Mount Sinai?


He's the Ali G of archaeology! Simcha Jacobovici is The Naked Archaeologist. Watch his adventures on History International in the US.

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Archaeologist - The Government Is Allowing the Destruction Of The Temple Mount


Archaeologists petitioned the High Court of Justice last week in a bid to halt the construction carried out on the Temple Mount by the Wakf which is damaging layers of ancient remains and causing irreparable damage.Infolive.tv conducted an exclusive interview with leading archaeologist Dr. Gabriel Barkai, a member of the Committee Against The Destruction of the Temple Mount, who demand that all work on the Temple Mount be stopped, and proper archaeological supervision provided. Footage of the construction underway speaks for itself.

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New archaeological destructive dig on the Temple Mount


This video was filmed on the third day of the construction of a trench in the Dome of the Rock exterior platform (The location of the biblical temple). The bedrock and the archaeological remains at part of the location of the trench are just 2-3 feet deep. The trench itself at some points reached the depth of 2.5 feet.


The video was taken at the end of this construction after the trench was refilled again.The police prevented us from picking up any artifacts or from even bending over the soil to examine the artifacts closely. In the video a police men is sent over Dr. Eilat Mazar to make sure she won't pick up any archaeological artifacts, all at a time while a small tractor maneuvers the earth with no supervision.



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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Look East Police appeal for missing man & Ipswich sports complex & Archaeologist murder mystery ClactonCrew 560 videos





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Archaeological Discoveries - Humanity's Origins


This is a very informal special based upon the archaeological finding s of recent times on the origins of mankind. This is one very extraordinary broadcast hosted by Mr. Charlton Heston.


This program was brought to the public's eyes by the Emmy Award winning creators of "The Mystery of the Sphinx". We will be thrust forth into the World of the greatest question all of humanity has pondered about for centuries, Where did we come from and how were we created? The teachings of modern evolutionary theories and the rise of humanity will be challenged within this video series.


Scientific investigators present a large array of new evidence which the academic community has quietly and swiftly ignored, Did we evolve from the ape? That is simply one example of what will be discussed in this very eye opening documentary. Human bones and fossils have been discovered that predate the dinosaurs.


It is now known and proven in this documentary that the bones found completely dismantle the theory of evolution and they are older than what the theory itself allows. Did humans live at the exact time of the dinosaurs? Well it is now known and shown in this incredible video that human footprints have been discovered next to footprintsa of the dinosaurs that date back to over 100 million years ago.


Is it possible that the lost city of Atlantis be buried under miles of ice? Ancient maps with hidden clues about the great civilization of Atlantis may hold the key to solving its great mystery. A city that was once a metropolis in the ancient times has been discovered in the Bolivian Andes region and it has been dated approxiamtely to 15,000 B.C.


This proof can change the evolutionary theory to absolutely nothing. It can transform all of the textbooks we have in our schools to what we truly must be learning about our orgins and how we came to existence on this beautiful planet. Please go out and do your own research if you do not believe any concept or theory discussed within this wonderful documentary.


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Mayan Mystery - The Maya of Mexico


A chance to take part in some amateur archaeology. This video presents theories about the meaning of a symbol on a Mayan temple at Tulum near Cancun. I believe this symbol and temple relate to Mayan observations of the stars, others have suggested the temple is an ancient lighthouse, or a sacrificial center, even that the symbol is related to Dan Brown's story the DaVinci Code! Images and story available at our website: http://hilaroad.com/maya

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Forbidden Archeology - Secret Discoveries of Early Man - Bullet Version





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The Mystery Of The Miami Circl.1/5


Six apartment blocks have just been demolished, to allow the construction of two brand new 40-storey skyscrapers. As construction workers prepare the site, they notice a strange phenomenon in the ground - a perfectly preserved circle of large holes, almost 13 metres across.

What they had stumbled upon would generate huge excitement and controversy: either they had unearthed a rare and mysterious 2,000 year old Indian site - or a 1950s septic tank or an ancient inverted American Stonehenge or a unique Mayan village in North America.

For a while theories ranged far and wide. But finally, after examining the strategically-placed holes, and the range of artefacts found around the circle - stone tools, shark bones, axe heads - archaeologists began to believe that this was a genuinely unique site - the remains of a mysterious forgotten tribe called the Tequesta.

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The Goldens WONDERS of the Bulgarian Archaeology - The Mystery of The Thracians


The archaeological research of the Thracian culture started in the 20th century and especially after World War II, mainly on the territory of Southern Bulgaria. As a result of intensive archaeology excavation works in the 1960s and 1970s a number of Thracian tombs and sanctuaries were discovered. More significant among them are: the Tomb of Sveshtari, the Tomb of Kazanlak, Tatul, Seuthopolis, Perperikon, the Tomb of Aleksandrovo, Sarmizegetusa, etc.

Also a large number of elaborately crafted gold and silver treasure sets from the 5th and 4th century BC were unearthed. In the following decades those were exposed in museums around the world, thus gaining popularity and becoming an emblem of the ancient Thracian culture. Since the year 2000, Bulgarian archaeologist Georgi Kitov has made discoveries in Central Bulgaria which were summarized as "The Valley of the Thracian Kings".

On 19 August 2005, some Bulgarian archaeologists announced they had found the first Thracian capital, which was situated near Karlovo in Bulgaria. A lot of polished ceramic artifacts (pieces of roof-tiles and Greek-like vases) were discovered revealing the fortune of the city. The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture declared its support to the excavations.

In Dabene, Bulgaria, a cache of more than 15,000 gold Thracian artifacts were discovered, including thousands of rings. In August 2006 a sensational archaeological find was made near the village of Dubovo. A Thracian dagger made of an alloy of gold and platinum, sharp, and in perfect condition, was found in a tomb near the village of Dubovo.

tombs with mural paintings have been discovered near the town of Kazanlak so far. They prove the wide use of art of painting as a detail of inside decoration of the Thracian tombs during the Hellenic period. Undoubtedly the most interesting tomb is the Kazanlak Thracian Tomb.

An important moment for a substantial research of the history, culture and the urban development of the Thracian tribes during the early Hellenic period are the salvage excavations, undertaken because of the building of "Koprinca" dam. An ancient Thracian town -- Sevtopolis is discovered.

Around 6000 years ago, between the fifth and the second millennium B.C., the climate became warmer and the icebergs on the Earth quickly started melting. The water in the oceans and seas rose with 3 meters.

Fewer than 100 are the Thracian undermounded constructed structures in Bulgaria, which are usually called tombs. Fifteen buildings like these are put up in Kazanlak valley.

In the middle of our country, cuddled between the two big mountain ranges Stara planina and Sredna gora, is situated the Kazanlak valley. The land, amazing with its beauty, inebriates with its sweet scents and fascinates with its ancient history.

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Mystery skeleton mystifies archaeologists


A skeleton, found at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham.


Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology is leading archaeology excavations at the buried town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk.



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Great Pyramid Mystery Solved?


How were the blocks raised to the top of the 489ft Great Pyramid? An architect develops a theory about a snaking internal ramp that's been hidden inside the pyramid for 4500 years.

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Monday, October 18, 2010

Mystery Shipwreck Found in Coos Bay Oregon


Recent storms and high waves have uncovered the remains of a 100 year old ship on the dunes north of Coos Bay. See the video or photos and commentary at www.theworldlink.com

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Torrent Shipwreck Found





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Little Salt Spring Archaeological Excavation


University of Miami professor Dr. John Gifford explores Little Salt Spring and describes a few of the challenges of working an underwater archaeological excavation.

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Archaeologists excavating a ballast pile from a 19th century shipwreck offshore St. Augustine


LAMP archaeologists excavate a shipwreck during the 2009 Field School and First Coast Maritime Archaeology Project. In this shot you can see ballast stones and ship timbers exposed in the archaeology excavation trench, and divers preparing to record these shipwreck remains.

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LAMP archaeologists excavate an unknown shipwreck off St. Augustine


LAMP archaeologists in the summer of 2009 have focused their fieldwork on an unknown shipwreck located offshore St. Augustine, Florida, America's oldest port. Here they work within a grid system along a meter-wide trench being excavated across the ship remains.


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Yenikapi archaeological excavations


Shot by a tourist, this is a view from the east, looking west from Namik Kemal Cd. over the Yenikapi archaeology excavations. Over 35 shipwrecks have uncovered in the former Theodosian Harbor of Constantinople from the 7th through 11th centuries, including several galleys. Other remains include a Christian Basilica and the oldest occupation yet discovered in Istanbul dating to the Chalcolithic.

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Sunday, October 17, 2010

The Goldens WONDERS of the Bulgarian Archaeology


The archaeological research of the Thracian culture started in the 20th century and especially after World War II, mainly on the territory of Southern Bulgaria. As a result of intensive archaeology excavation works in the 1960s and 1970s a number of Thracian tombs and sanctuaries were discovered. More significant among them are: the Tomb of Sveshtari, the Tomb of Kazanlak, Tatul, Seuthopolis, Perperikon, the Tomb of Aleksandrovo, Sarmizegetusa, etc.

Also a large number of elaborately crafted gold and silver treasure sets from the 5th and 4th century BC were unearthed. In the following decades those were exposed in museums around the world, thus gaining popularity and becoming an emblem of the ancient Thracian culture. Since the year 2000, Bulgarian archaeologist Georgi Kitov has made discoveries in Central Bulgaria which were summarized as "The Valley of the Thracian Kings".

On 19 August 2005, some Bulgarian archaeologists announced they had found the first Thracian capital, which was situated near Karlovo in Bulgaria. A lot of polished ceramic artifacts (pieces of roof-tiles and Greek-like vases) were discovered revealing the fortune of the city. The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture declared its support to the excavations.

In Dabene, Bulgaria, a cache of more than 15,000 gold Thracian artifacts were discovered, including thousands of rings. In August 2006 a sensational archaeological find was made near the village of Dubovo. A Thracian dagger made of an alloy of gold and platinum, sharp, and in perfect condition, was found in a tomb near the village of Dubovo.

tombs with mural paintings have been discovered near the town of Kazanlak so far. They prove the wide use of art of painting as a detail of inside decoration of the Thracian tombs during the Hellenic period. Undoubtedly the most interesting tomb is the Kazanlak Thracian Tomb.

An important moment for a substantial research of the history, culture and the urban development of the Thracian tribes during the early Hellenic period are the salvage excavations, undertaken because of the building of "Koprinca" dam. An ancient Thracian town -- Sevtopolis is discovered.

Around 6000 years ago, between the fifth and the second millennium B.C., the climate became warmer and the icebergs on the Earth quickly started melting. The water in the oceans and seas rose with 3 meters.

Fewer than 100 are the Thracian undermounded constructed structures in Bulgaria, which are usually called tombs. Fifteen buildings like these are put up in Kazanlak valley.

In the middle of our country, cuddled between the two big mountain ranges Stara planina and Sredna gora, is situated the Kazanlak valley. The land, amazing with its beauty, inebriates with its sweet scents and fascinates with its ancient history.

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Ahmad Hassan Dani in A Morning with Farah post by zagham


Ahmad Hassan Dani - FRAS, SI, HI (born 20 June 1920) is a Pakistani archaeologist, historian, and linguist who is among the foremost authorities on South Asian archaeology and history He is Emeritus Professor at the Quaid-e-Azam University and the director of Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations.


Throughout his career, Dani has held various academic positions and international fellowships, apart from conducting archaeological excavations and research. He is also the recipient of various civil awards in Pakistan and abroad. As a prolific linguist, he speaks more than 14 local and international languages and dialects.

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Archaeological Excavation of 3500 BC Hearth in Alabama


This is a clip of a moment in an archaeological excavation at a Native American site in central Alabama. A C14 date range of 3640 to 3380 BC was determined from chared wood fragments recovered from the soil within the hearth.


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Archaeologists discover a field of skeletons


An archaeologist and skeleton expert examines a huge number of bones that were recently uncovered at the sight of a Moche stronghold and discovers evidence of torture, sacrifice and battle. Fascinating clip from the BBC documentary "Lost Civilisation of Peru".

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Irish Archaeological Field School from RTE Nationwide


Do you want to earn university credits by undertaking archaeological fieldwork and archaeology excavation at beautiful Irish historic sites under the tuition of leading experts?

Would you like to experience life as an archaeologist while immersing yourself in the richness of the Irish life?

If the answer to one of more of these questions is YES, then the Irish Archaeological Field School is for you.

We are Irelands leading provider of university accredited, site based archaeological research and training. The ethos of the school is to provide an opportunity for students and enthusiasts of archaeology and anthropology to experience at first hand the excitement of archaeological excavation within an established research framework.

Archaeology Excavations are undertaken in a research environment led by a team of highly qualified and experienced archaeologists using the most sophisticated technologies, including GPS topographical survey, geophysics, photo-planning and more.

In addition to the archaeological excavations, an extensive programme of cultural activities is on offer, including tours of historic sites, folklore, reconstructions, re-enactments, language, music, food and more.

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