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Snakes could have evolved from lizards

Snakes could have evolved from lizards

Snakes could have evolved from lizards, according to X-rays of a fossil found in Lebanese rocks long ago that was dated to 95 million years ago. Recent studies carried out at the Museum National Museum of Natural History in Paris, show us that Eupodophis descouensi, an ancient snake from the region, had legs.

They discover a shelter with corpses of German soldiers of World War I

They discover a shelter with corpses of German soldiers of World War I

21 Perfectly preserved bodies of German soldiers have been discovered in a grave from World War I, 94 years after their death. The men were part of a group of 34, who were buried alive when a projectile belonging to the allies exploded above the tunnel they were in, generating a cave in 1918.

Funerary architecture of Paracas

Funerary architecture of Paracas

Before talking about the funerary architecture of Paracas, we must know a little more about this ancient pre-Columbian culture.The culture of Paracas The culture of Paracas is an important pre-Columbian civilization that settled in ancient Peru, in the province of Pisco (Ica) between the year 700 years BC and 200 d.

They discover a gold statuette in

They discover a gold statuette in "El Dorado" in Panama

The myth of “El Dorado”, far from falling into oblivion, regains strength as a result of a new archaeological discovery of a gold statuette, which some experts already call historical. A funerary enclave of between 700 and 1000 years of antiquity has been found in the province of Coclé, in Panama.

They find an ancient game table in Mexico

They find an ancient game table in Mexico

Archaeologists carrying out the restoration at a site in the southeastern state of Campeche have discovered a Mayan game board that dates back more than 1,000 years, according to the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico. The team that found the artifact, Heber Ojeda, estimates that the table was used between the 7th and 10th centuries during the Late Classic Dzibilnocac period.

Interview with Red Historia: «History in Social Networks»

Interview with Red Historia: «History in Social Networks»

In recent weeks we have commented a lot on social networks about the interview that we were going to do from NetEspresso entitled "History in Social Networks". Well, we have already done it and it is published on its own website, as well as on video channels such as YouTube or Vimeo. Here I will share it with all of you and I want to thank everyone who has seen it live and especially Ana Sequea, Azmy Landínez and Nofri Belmonte, the people in charge of NetEspresso and excellent people who have made the interview not only enjoyable, but also a meeting between friends.

They find one of the first Christian Anglo-Saxon burials

They find one of the first Christian Anglo-Saxon burials

The Cambridge Archeology Unit has found a 7th century body of a 16-year-old Anglo-Saxon girl, which exhibited two unusual characteristics. First, she was buried with her royal bed, and secondly, she wore a large gold and garnet cross on her chest.In the first case, of the burial with her bed, only 15 cases have been found in all of Britain and this would be the third case in the last 20 years.

Redheads in the Middle Ages

Redheads in the Middle Ages

According to the latest studies, men and women with red hair, that is to say with a copper hue in their hair, is 4 out of the world population, Scotland being the country where the rate is highest (10) followed by Finland. Appearance of the "redhead" phenotype is not something simple because it is a recessive expression.

A pebble from the Stone Age holds a mysterious meaning

A pebble from the Stone Age holds a mysterious meaning

A pebble with a sequence of linear incisions might be the oldest engraving in the world. The object, which will be described in the April issue of the Journal of Archeology, dates back about 100,000 years and could be the world's oldest sample of abstract art.

Neanderthals were in fashion

Neanderthals were in fashion

Italy is one of the most important fashion centers in the world, but recent archaeological evidence affirms that this territory has been so for at least 44,000 years. They have found in the cave of Fumane, near the city of Verona and well known for the large number of cave paintings from the Paleolithic that it possesses (showing an extraordinary beauty and being the oldest so far found), hundreds of mixed bones of our ancestors with dozens of birds.

They find a Muslim cemetery in Marsa

They find a Muslim cemetery in Marsa

Excavations for road construction being carried out in Marsa have revealed archaeological remains of a Muslim cemetery dating back to 1675, confirming the historical beliefs of the existence of a Turkish slave cemetery in the area. excavated and documented by the Superintendency of Cultural Heritage and an archaeologist specializing in documentation of human remains is closely following the investigation.

Azeca excavation seeks volunteers

Azeca excavation seeks volunteers

The Azeca expedition is a continuation of the scientific cooperation that began in 2003 between Tel Aviv University and Heidelberg Universities at the Ramat Rahel excavation. The new Azeca excavation brings together a group of international experts, students and volunteers. Do you want to participate?

They find the stele of an Iberian goddess in Puente Tablas

They find the stele of an Iberian goddess in Puente Tablas

The excavations and investigations that are being carried out by the Andalusian Center for Iberian Archeology (CAAI) of the University of Jaén in the area of ​​the South Gate of the Ibero Oppidum in Puente Tablas (Jaén), are once again bearing fruit. The excavations carried out in this sector have uncovered a stele of a goddess from the Iberian pantheon, which yields unknown data regarding the religious rituals of the Iberian people.

Sen-Nakht-En-Re, the name of the lost pharaoh

Sen-Nakht-En-Re, the name of the lost pharaoh

During routine excavations at the northern site of the Temple of Amun-Re, in the famous Karnak temple complex in Luxor, a team The Center for French-Egyptian Studies has discovered a door that they say has led archaeologists to a better understanding of the enigmatic 17th Dynasty of Egypt and to discover Sen-Nakht-En-Re, the lost pharaoh.

The 29 'Crisis, the Great Depression

The 29 'Crisis, the Great Depression

With the economic crisis that our current society is suffering, it is easy to look back and compare with the great crises that have affected the world in recent times. But there is one that sounds louder than others: the 29 'Crisis or the Great Depression, also known as the "Wall Street Crash" or "29' Crack."

They will restore the Acronauplia Fortress

They will restore the Acronauplia Fortress

The Acronauplia Fortress is one of the most important monuments in the city of Nafplio which in recent years has been treated more like a tourist attraction than an archaeological site, which will soon change thanks to a decision taken by the 25th Ephorate for Byzantine Antiquities, which will begin to carry out restoration works in order to be able to show the objective.

They will build a medieval town in Germany

They will build a medieval town in Germany

At the beginning of April 2013, the works for the construction of a medieval town, including a monastery, will begin, using materials and tools that were only used in the 9th century.This project that has taken many years to forge, will take place in southwestern Germany near Messkirch and has been devised by builder Bert Geurten, who has had this dream since he was a teenager.

The Order of the Teutonic Knights

The Order of the Teutonic Knights

The Order of the Teutonic Knights, whose full name is the Teutonic Order of the Hospital of Saint Mary of Jerusalem, was a religious and military order founded by German crusaders between the years 1190 and 1191, coinciding with the siege of the Palestinian fortress of Saint John of Acre, at the time of the third crusade.

Saladin, the Muslim knight

Saladin, the Muslim knight

It could be said that Salah al-Din Yusuf or Saladino as he is popularly known, was for the Muslims a great medieval hero, in the same way that for the West he could be "El Cid", Roldán or Charlemagne himself. The importance of Saladino in the story was that of being one of the few, if not the only, medieval Muslim leader who was respected not only among the followers of Allah, but among his potential enemies in the West.

100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic

100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic

April 14, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of one of the most famous ships in history, the RMS Titanic. On the occasion of the centenary, events commemorating the tragedy are taking place, as well as the film being re-released in cinemas around the world. But what happened?