29 juillet 2010

Archaeologists Discover 2,400-Year-Old Weapons and Tools in Valencia

The fittings of an iberian door near three swords, several spears, the hilt of a shield and a knife, --all of them dated from 4th Century B.C. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. VALENCIA.- The finding of a set of useful weapons for warriors from 2400 years ago in La Bastida de les Alcusses located in Moixent (Valencia) has confirmed this excavation as "the peninsular town of reference to study the Iberian period." This has been assured by the delegate of the department of Culture of the Provincial Council of Valencia, Salvador... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2009

Sculpture Carved 35,000 Years Ago Might be World's Oldest According to Archaeologists

The sculpture of a woman made of ivory was presented today by German archaeologists in Tuebingen, Germany. The figure, found in 2008 in a cave in Schelklingen, is supposedly the world's oldest reproduction of a human with an estimated age of at least 35,000 years. Photo: EFE/Marijan Murat. TUEBINGEN, GERMANY.- The finding is a sensation, since it offers a new light on the first artistic expressions of primitive man in Europe and probably in the whole world, informed Nicholas Conard, professor of archaeology from the University... [Lire la suite]
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