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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

In China on the lake bottom were discovered the ancient pyramids

About 17 people, including researchers from Russia, are carrying out an expedition in the Chinese province of Yunnan in the area of Alpine lake Fuxian Hu (the height of 1750 m above sea level). The aim of the expedition is the search for nearly two-hundred-meter depth strange formations resembling pyramids. From the Chinese side the expedition was organized by the archaeological group 722 Komenskeho University, a diving centre Dive and Disport underwater archaeologist Bao Ling, with Russian divers Leonid Gavrilov and Eugen Spiridonov.

Chinese archaeologists did not have the capability to reach such great depths, and lift out the evidence of human activity. However, according to the information received, pyramidal objects are “only” 50-meter depth.

On April 12 lasted 10 days underwater research expedition was successfully completed. Leonid Gavrilov talked about some of the details of the expedition. 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 wall of China
The great wall of China is a monument that most wanted to see in China. The wall began to build in the III century BC the first Emperor of China…

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The fortress of Sacsayhuaman in Peru is a great construction of the Inca
In the XII century huge greatness in Peru reaches civilization of the Incas. Actually, the "Inka" was called the Governor of the existing Empire, descended from the sun God. Inca…

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Megalithic structures
The term "megalith" is not exhaustive, encompasses a very broad, vague and heterogeneous range of structures. Without going into details, the megalith – stone construction of a controversial appointment, as…

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