Sometimes it seems that humanity knows everything. But especially in those moments happen some discoveries able to change our perspective on the world and all that is in it.
Great.guru tells you the findings that they made a contribution to our understanding of the history, but with them came more questions.
Embryo is mummified
At the beginning of the TWENTIETH century scientists descubieron a small sarcophagus. Initially, this finding did not surprise anyone because in the Ancient Egypt inside of these sarcophagi smaller size, kept the bodies of human beings. But with the later studies they found that there was no body, but an embryo is mummified, it was in a stage of development between 16 and 18 weeks.
This sarcophagus is attributed to the period between the years 664 and 525.C. The scientists catalogued as a unique discovery, as this mummy you can call it the youngest of all of the known.
Manuscripts in the Dead Sea
The Dead Sea scrolls are one of the archaeological most important to the story. For several years, scientists have studied the caves that were close to the Dead Sea. The result of their research led to the discovery of thousands of fragments of scrolls. It is observed that the information contained in these is related to the canons of biblical jews.
Currently scientists believe that if continuán research, it is possible to find more documents of this type. By the way, these manuscripts are located in the museum of Israeli Jerusalem.
The pyramids in Chichén-Itzá
In the Yucatan peninsula, in Mexico, is located the pyramid of The Castle. Its construction is attributed to approximately the first millennium d.C. It is surprising that within this construction, according to the archaeologists found two pyramids more. The interesting fact is that they were built after the construction of The Castle.
Today scientists try to find some method to gain access without damaging the walls.
Lovers of the neolithic age
In the vicinity of Mantua, a city located in Italy, few years ago it was discovered a couple of skeletons. Were a young man and woman, which were buried about six thousand years ago. The archaeologists, who were engaged to study this couple explained that the tombs doubles of neolithic times are rare to find and this position is so unusual is seen for the first time.
This couple is known as Romeo and Juliet. This is related to the fact that not far from the place of discovery is the city of Verona, which Shakespeare wrote his work.
Amphipolis and the unknown grave
In Amphipolis, was found a tomb. Within it were found two large marble statues that supposedly guarded the entrance of the main hall. These two statues are called caryatids.
The discovery of the caryatids allowed archaeologists and historians to assume who it could have belonged to this tomb. The first version says that there was buried Olympia, the second one that was Roxana -the wife of Alexander of Macedonia – and the third rejects these burials are related to the family of Alexander the Great.
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