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  • Bronze Age necropolis discovered in Romania

    on Feb 22, 13 • in Archaeology, Architecture, Bronze age, News, Romania • with Comments Off on Bronze Age necropolis discovered in Romania

    An impressive archaeological discovery was made by a team of archaeologists led by Professor Florin Drasovean on the the highway section Lugoj – Deva in Romania. The 50 tombs discovered in the village of Păru represent the largest necropolis of the Bronze Age found in Romania until now. Specific pottery and stone grinders used in funerary ritual, hundreds of homes in the thirteenth century BC were also discovered by archaeologists. The research conducted during last summer led to the discovery of more than six sites that date back to the Bronze Age, Roman and Medieval

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  • British Archaeologist Uncovers Martial Traditions of Minoan Civilization

    on Jan 24, 13 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Greece, News • with Comments Off on British Archaeologist Uncovers Martial Traditions of Minoan Civilization

    Dr Barry Molloy, an archaeologist at the University of Sheffield, the United Kingdom, has discovered that the Minoan civilization had strong martial traditions, contradicting the commonly held view of Minoans – the Bronze Age people of Crete – as a peace-loving people.   Dr Molloy explained: “their world was uncovered just over a century ago, and was deemed to be a largely peaceful society. In time, many took this to be a paradigm of a society that was devoid of war, where warriors and violence were shunned and played no significant role.” “That utopian view

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  • Botosani Archaeological Treasures Come to Light

    on Dec 20, 12 • in Bronze age, Cultural heritage, Eneolithic, Middle Ages, Neolithic, News, Prehistory, Romania • with Comments Off on Botosani Archaeological Treasures Come to Light

    Aiming to study the evolution of proto and prehistoric human habitat in the middle of the Prut basin, in the northeast part of Romania, researchers came across one of the richest areas of archaeological heritage in the country. The Ripiceni-Holm archeological site is located in the village with the same name, in Botosani county and plays host to an amazing series of historical treasures that prove the continuity of life in the area. Most notable discoveries consist of traces of houses from different periods including Neolithic, Eneolithic, Bronze Age and Middle Ages. The investigations are

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