"Basket makers"

Published February 11, 2018

Basket makers

About three and a half thousand years ago, the North American Indians of Cochin began to grow corn. Following this agricultural culture in North America, a culture of "basket makers" arose (approximately 200 BC - 400 AD). It got its name from a special kind of waterproof baskets that had the shape of a pot, which the basket-makers wove to cook food in them...

Santorini island

Published February 11, 2018

Santorini island

Santorini island, which was halfway from Crete to mainland Greece, at different times had different names. The ancients referred to him as Tire, Strongili, and also Calliste. Covered with a thick layer of petrified volcanic ash and pumice, Santorini Island hides numerous evidence of the tragedies that took place here in antiquity. The thing is that in the Bronze Age on the island of Santorini...

Pueblo indians

Published February 11, 2018

Pueblo indians

In the 7th-8th centuries AD, in an era of decline in the culture "basket makers", in Arizona is formed a new culture, which the Europeans gave the name "pueblo" - "inhabitants of the rock towns". Their culture was the last, highest, step in the development of the pre-Columbian cultures of North America. The Pueblo indians were skilled potters and weavers. But, first of all...

Palenque

Published February 11, 2018

Palenque

In the northern part of the Mexican state of Chiapas is located Palenque - the most famous city maya. It existed from the end of the 1st millennium BC to the end of the 1st millennium BC the heyday of the city Palenque fell on 7-8 centuries. At the end of the 1st millennium BC internal turmoil and the invasion of warlike tribes from the north led to the death of Palenque...

Prehistoric sanctuaries of the Carpathians

Published February 11, 2018

Prehistoric sanctuaries of the Carpathians

Everyone knows from the course of history about the great Sumerian civilization. However, the Carpathians in ancient times were the primary source for this civilization and this is proved by the prehistoric sanctuaries of the Carpathians and their rock inscriptions. Such a statement was made...

The Olmec culture

Published February 11, 2018

The Olmec culture

The Olmec culture arose three millennia ago on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, and the existence ceased in the first centuries of our era, organically merging into the later cultures maya and the Aztecs. Its name is "olmecs" received from the Aztecs and it means "rubber people". All because on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, the Aztec-derived Olmecs produced...

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