CYCLOPS – in Greek mythology the one-eyed giant living in the cave. The legends about one-eyed giants exist in many Nations. About Cyclops all basically know thanks to the immortal Homer’s “the Odyssey”, in which brave Greek sailors were trapped on a desert island, we decided to spend the night in the cave and as a result found themselves captured by a one-eyed giant-the Cyclops Polyphemus. The easiest, of course, would be to assume a one-eyed giant fiction rich imagination of ancient people, which Homer wrote down the verses.
However, it is still serious evidence for the existence of Cyclops was found. As believed by some modern researchers, the emergence of the legend of the Cyclops was able to contribute. archaeological error. Greeks could be found in some cave on the island of Sicily, the skull of a mammoth (which is still found in Siberia). Large opening of the nasal cavity in the center of the skull could be taken as a single large orbit of the eye, and the relatively small real eye orbit on the sides of the skull would quite not pay attention [“VAW” 1997, N 5]. Today, scientists have information that several thousand years ago around the Mediterranean was inhabited by dwarf elephants, the size of the “one-eyed” of skulls which exceeded several times the human.
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Tavrida dolmens and places of power
In the immediate vicinity of the village of Gaspra (Big Yalta) is located a few Taurus dolmens . have been preserved since the 6th century BC . This is a very well-known but not fully explored. It is older than ten thousand years. Even younger than the Egyptian pyramids. Mossy slabs shrouded in mystery, so they are very different.
The first set of dolmens consists of four cameras, and next, 300 metres from the trail is another four-chamber complex of dolmens. Two secondary camera still not destroyed, survived even their covers.
The dolmen, or “stone boxes” are megalithic structures. Megaliths (from Greek Megas – large and lithos – stone) called the ancient structures of multi-ton, often carefully cut stone blocks. They are quite prevalent and famous in the world. In the traditional understanding there are several types: menhirs –single, stacked stone pillars, stone circles — circles of such stones.
It is still unknown the exact purpose of these structures. There is a version of religious and mystical purpose, that they play the role of a portal channel for communication with other spaces Continue reading
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