Underground structure of the ancient Breakfast
In Bahmal district builders conducting excavation, accidentally discovered fragments of the ancient buildings. This was immediately hastened to inform the Institute of archaeology of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It happened in September last year.
Urgently to the place of discovery left the team of specialists from among scientific experts of the Institute. Assumptions were confirmed: indeed, on a hilly upland, near the village Novka where they extracted the raw materials for Usmanskogo brick plant, bucket unexpectedly revealed the foundations of some ancient buildings, but rather an underground passage, which was crossed with an unknown cone-shaped structure, resembling the well. Scientists struck by the fact that the cave was found a single subject of life (fragments of pots, jugs, traces of an ancient hearth, etc.). In the upper part of the walls of the dungeon were seen dredging. As it turned out, they were supported wooden poles, which served as protective elements from landslides. Therefore, during the construction of underground facilities have been used and wood materials. An underground passage was dug manually. In the floodplain, archaeologists discovered and sand.
Further excavations showed that this ancient underground structure was found near the village Novka, it is underground water, there is an underground water system that supplied at the time of the local Continue reading
Covered with earth, it forms a high hill on top of which in the middle ages
century the chapel was built, gave it a name.
If you walk a little North from town, you can get in the field where
in the grass between the rare pine trees lined up like soldiers on parade,
the rows of menhirs – huge, up to five meters tall, oblong stones,
set vertically. Here 2935 pieces. They are elongated in 13 rows
length of four kilometers. Some of them can be detected
undeciphered still embossed lettering. It is difficult to identify precisely (about it
mentioned above), how many centuries these stone giants were unshakeable
here. The construction of the megaliths in Brittany by archeologists to the bronze age.
The curious tourist can head even further North on
towards the city Oreg. The track will lead him to another sample
megalithic structures – the dolmen of the mané-Kerioned long covered gallery.
Turning to the East, and passing the ruins of an ancient Abbey, curious
the seeker will encounter a number of amazing monuments: the dolmen
de Rodessa, huge and lonely menhir Old mill, the weight of which Continue reading
Megaliths: the mystery of the stone giants
In Southeast Asia, North Africa, Spain, the coasts of France and England and in many other places towering strange construction of the huge boulders. Scientists call them megaliths. It’s a giant, roughly-worked blocks of stone weighing several hundred tons. The megaliths or standing separately from each other, and then they are called menhirs, or form complex structures – dolmens and cromlechs. Giant blocks are not fastened by any cementing substance, but they are so carefully fitted that they cannot put even the blade of a penknife. On the mystery of megaliths scientists struggle for a very long time, but the basic questions still remain unanswered.
It is noticed that the megaliths tend to be sea coasts, and the farther from the sea, the smaller buildings. The most famous megalithic monuments located near the French town of Carnac on the southern Brittany coast. The main attraction of Karnak is a huge megalith, bearing the name of St. Michael. According to researchers, this structure initially served as a burial vault. Later, the megalith was covered with earth, and the top formed on its hilltop location in the Middle ages the chapel was erected.
And to the North of the town of field is located at 2935 huge menhirs height Continue reading