Ubaid

Published April 23, 2017

Ubaid

Around 4400-4300 years BC in southern Iraq, on the banks of Tigris and Euphrates rivers was Ubaid agricultural culture, the development of which has led to the addition of the Sumerian civilization. Glory to the Sumerians and their towns, such as Uruk, Ur, Lagash, has reached our days. The Sumerians created one of the greatest achievements of human genius: at the turn 4 and 3 millennia Sumerians...

Man from Hauslabjoch

Published April 23, 2017

Man from Hauslabjoch

September 19, 1991 in Alps at an altitude of 3210 m was found the body of a dead man. Soon the whole world just called him Man from Hauslabjoch. It turned out, the age of Man from Hauslabjoch was 5300 thousand years! It has been completely preserved body with the skin, viscera, hair, clothing and tools of the time. So, the researchers brought Man from Hauslabjoch male growth of 1.59 m, weighing during the lifetime of about 50 kg...

The Hittites

Published April 23, 2017

The Hittites

Today, in textbooks and encyclopedias we can read that the Hittites are a generic name of tribes and ethnic groups inhabiting the central and eastern part of Asia Minor and northern Syria in the 2nd - early 1st millennium BC. The name "Hittites" originally referred to the tribes "Hattie" and only in the middle of the 2nd millennium, became known as the entire population of the Hittite kingdom...

Jericho

Published April 23, 2017

Jericho

On the right to be called the first city in the world, claiming primarily Jericho - an oasis, where the Jordan River empties into the Dead Sea. Jericho powered water powerful source Ain es-Sultan ( "Source Sultan"), which owes its origins to Jericho. In the name of the source of the Arabs call the hill north of the modern Jericho - Tell es-Sultan ( "Mount Sultan")...

Neanderthals

Published April 23, 2017

Neanderthals

Neanderthals were discovered in 1848, when the territory of Gibraltar fortress was found the skull of a Neanderthal. But the scientific world has returned to Gibraltar skull even in those years when the scientific debate raged around other famous discovery - the remains discovered in the Neandertal valley. Few scientists were able to immediately understand the importance of opening...

Cro-Magnons

Published April 23, 2017

Cro-Magnons

Cro-Magnons are between 30-40 thousand years old. Scientists first "met" with Cro-Magnon in 1868, when workers accidentally discovered in the cave of Cro-Magnon (France), the remains of a prehistoric man who lived, studies have shown that 28 thousand years ago. Since then, this type of people stuck the name Cro-Magnon...

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