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British archaeologists are sensational excavations at Stonehenge

Archaeologists know that this ancient monument was built in several stages between 3000 BC to 1600 BC, But why? Disputes are very long, and consensus scientists have not yet reached (frame BBC).

Professor Tim Darvill (Tim Darvill) from the University of Bournemouth (Bournemouth University ) and Jeff Wainwright (Geoff Wainwright), President of the society of antiquaries of London (Society of Antiquaries of London ), headed the archaeological expedition, which for the first time in nearly 50 years began to excavate directly under the Stonehenge (Stonehenge ). Scientists intend to shed light on the purpose of the construction of this mysterious structure.

Excavations conducted on the means and under the auspices of the BBC. moreover, the broadcasting company launched a special project Timewatch. in which intends to highlight the progress of the work. Continue reading

The presentation of the sculpture decoration of Gothic cathedrals of France and Germany

The presentation on the Architecture of Western Europe. The Church of Peter and Paul. The XI-XII century the Monastery of Cluny, France. Compared with the Romanesque churches, the height of the Gothic cathedrals. The Cathedral in Cologne Germany 1248 – 1437; 1842 – 1880 Germany, Cologne In the Middle. The Cathedral in Chartres. Sculpture.

Download the presentation of the sculpture decoration of Gothic cathedrals of France and Germany – 13 may 2010. The interior of the Romanesque and Gothic Cathedral. Download work here. The causes of the Gothic style, its types and reflection in sculpture. presentation [5, 9 M], added 05. 06. 2014 4. architecture in France and Germany. The development and spread of Gothic.

Corporate decoration, which is the most persuasive. arts (multimedia presentations, essays, creative works. the decor of the Gothic Church: stained glass Windows, sculpture, tapestries. Cathedral. France: Notre Dame Cathedral in Chartres, the Abbey of Saint-Denis under. Continue reading

The great mosque in djenné is a Grand building with clay!

The great mosque in djenné is truly the most significant structure of clay. It is the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian style of architecture, despite some Islamic influence. The mosque is near the river of Bali in the city jenna. In 1988 the building was listed in the UNESCO world Heritage list. In the climate of the Sahara desert, where almost no rain, these buildings could stand for a century. However, in Africa in the area are the rainy seasons, during which the Great mosque is seriously affected.

For the first time the mosque was built on this site in the 13th century. Start of construction of the present mosque is attributed to 1906 and finished in 1907. The construction was led by Ismael Traore. In those days, jenna was colonized by France. And the French have provided economic assistance in the construction of the mosque. Continue reading

Gothic architecture
The Gothic style mainly manifested in the architecture of temples, cathedrals, churches, monasteries. Developed on the basis of the Romanesque, or rather Burgundian architecture. Unlike the Romanesque style with its…

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Found megalithic structure
Archaeologists have discovered the world's oldest temple - megalithic structure, which scientists have dubbed the "Turkish Stonehenge". Scientists consider it "the most important building in the world": a place of…

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The great structures that were never built
If you are fond of alternative history, here's a gem that you would definitely not thrown away. Some of the monuments of civilization were not built for challenging projects, others…

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