Sur le Web, ces 30 derniers jours

jeudi 28 août 2014

  • Researchers Look for Camp Security
    YORK, PENNSYLVANIA—Volunteers assisting with the investigation of Camp Security, where more than 1,000 British troops who surrendered at the battles of Saratoga and Yorktown were held, found eighteenth century buttons, a British half-penny adorned with a bust of King George II, and a lead musket (...)

  • Complete Cruciform Pit House Excavated in Canada
    TORONTO, CANADA—An intact cruciform pit house built by the Inuvialuit has been discovered from the in the permafrost of Canada’s Northwest Territories. Such houses, which were in use from about 1400 to 1900, have a central floor area and three large alcoves. “If you look at it from above, it kind (...)

  • “Slaves’ Hill” Was Home to High-Status Craftsmen
    TEL AVIV, ISRAEL—New information from excavations in southern Israel’s Timna Valley by Erez Ben-Yosef and Lidar Sapir-Hen of Tel Aviv University suggests that the laborers who smelted copper at the site 3,000 years ago were skilled craftsmen of high social status. Since the 1930s, it has been (...)

  • Wooden Roman Toilet Seat Discovered at Vindolanda
    NORTHUMBERLAND, ENGLAND—A 2,000-year-old wooden toilet seat has been discovered in a muddy garbage trench at Vindolanda, a Roman fort located at Hadrian’s Wall. “As soon as we started to uncover it there was no doubt at all on what we had found. It is made from a very well worked piece of wood and (...)

  • WYSIWYG aussi pendant la préhistoire ?
    Plusieurs thèses pouvant être résumées par cet acronyme ont été exposées pour les arts rupestres en général, et l’art des grottes en particulier: il n’y aurait rien d’autre à y rechercher que ce que l’on y voit. ... », semblent nous dire les partisans d’une herméneutique de l’évidence, «eh bien, il n’y a nul (...)

mercredi 27 août 2014

  • Scientists Publish Results of Kennewick Man Investigations
    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON—A new book due out next month will offer the most detailed account to date of the research conducted on the remains known as Kennewick Man. Discovered in 1996 on federal land in the Columbia River Valley, the analysis suggests that Kennewick Man was a seal hunter from the (...)

  • Vikings Used Boat Timbers to Build Houses in Ireland
    CORK, IRELAND—The results of the excavation of an eleventh-century Viking settlement in Cork show that the settlers reused the wooden planks from their long-boats to build jetties and houses in a marshy area of the River Lee. Mud and wattle walls, door posts, sections of the bow of a Viking (...)

  • Who Crafted Saudi Arabia’s 100,000-Year-Old Stone Tools?
    BORDEAUX, FRANCE—A team of researchers led by Eleanor Scerri of the University of Bordeaux compared stone artifacts unearthed from three sites in the Arabian Desert with artifacts discovered in northeast Africa near the skeletons of modern humans. All of the tools were between 70,000 and 125,000 (...)

  • Amphipolis Tomb May Have Been Looted
    AMPHIPOLIS, GREECE—Archaeologists led by Katerina Peristeri have entered the antechamber of the fourth-century B.C. Macedonian tomb under excavation in Amphipolis. “Now the front of the monument has been revealed almost entirely,” the Greek culture ministry said in a statement reported by (...)

  • Percy Fawcett: Victim of a Theosophical Obsession
    I just finished reading David Grann’s 2009 bestseller The Lost City of Z (soon to be a movie), which tells the story of Lt. Col. Percy Fawcett’s 1925 disappearance in the Amazon jungle while searching for what he believed was a monumental stone city lost to time. The story of a dashing explorer (...)

  • Neanderthals ‘overlapped’ with modern humans for up to 5,400 years
    Neanderthals and modern humans were both living in Europe for between 2,600 and 5,400 years, according to a new paper published in the journal, Nature. For the first time, scientists have constructed a robust timeline showing when the last Neanderthals died (...)

  • Huddersfield researcher traces Jack the Ripper’s forgotten victims
    UNIVERSITY of Huddersfield researcher Charlotte Mallinson is turning Ripperology on its head.

  • Roman toilet seat found at Vindolanda fort
    A rare find has allowed archaeologists to get to the bottom of everyday life at a Northumberland Roman fort. Wooden toilet seat found at Vindolanda [Credit: Sonya Galloway]What is believed to be the only wooden toilet seat to be found in the Roman Empire has been unearthed at Vindolanda on (...)

  • Bronze Age wine cellar found in Israel
    A Bronze Age palace excavation reveals an ancient wine cellar, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Andrew Koh from Brandeis University and colleagues. 3,700-year-old jars discovered in the ancient palatial wine cellar unearthed at Tel Kabri (...)

  • Vikings were experts in recycling and reclamation
    The earliest Vikings settlers of 11th century Cork were recycling and land reclamation experts, and were trading with Europe, a major report on two of the city’s most significant archaeological sites has found. The remains of a Viking house off South Main St. They used timber from longboats in (...)

  • Complete Inuvialuit driftwood house found in Canadian Arctic
    An archaeologist from the University of Toronto is celebrating the discovery this summer of the first complete example of a cruciform pit home across from Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., in the Mackenzie Delta. The structures were built by Inuvialuit from about 500 years ago up until around 1900. Mike (...)

  • PROŠIRENJE SONDI NA BOSANSKOJ PIRAMIDI SUNCA
    Volonteri MRAV-a su i ove godine bili aktivni na najvećoj piramidi svijeta - Bosanskoj piramidi Sunca. U podnožju piramide, izvan zaštićene zone, su proširivane postojeće arheološke sonde. Obrazac prostiranja vještačkog betona se nastavlja. Tehnologija drevnih graditelja je djelomično poznata, izvori (...)

  • SEDMA SMJENA MRAVA U VISOKOM
    Međunarodna radna akcija volontera ‘MRAV Bosanske piramide 2014” ulazi u završnu fazu. Preostale su još dvije smjene volontera za ovu sezonu. U Visoko su 24. augusta došli mladi ljudi i oni koji se u srcu osjećaju mladi s nekoliko kontinenata. Slijedećeg dana, 25. augusta im je arheološki menađer (...)

  • Adventures in Dowsing: Nigel Grace on Bosnian Pyramids
    In a presentation from 80th Anniversary 2013 Conference, Nigel Grace talks about his several trips to Bosnia to investigate the mysteries of the Bosnian Pyramids (70 mins, 48 MB) http://adventuresindowsing.com/aid043-nigel-grace-the-bosnian-pyramids/

  • Two ancient Maya cities discovered in the jungle of southeastern Mexico
    In the tropical forest of central Yucatan peninsula, two large Maya sites have been discovered by an archaeological expedition led by Ivan Šprajc, of the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (ZRC SAZU).

mardi 26 août 2014

  • New Dates for Prehistoric Paintings in Utah’s Great Gallery
    LOGAN, UTAH— A team led by Utah State University geologist Joel Pederson has used luminescence dating techniques to document the timing of geologic events in southern Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, and thus “draw a box” around a probable window of time for the creation of the paintings in (...)

  • Debunking the Iron Age Round House
    Is Prehistory is more or less bunk ? In 1916, when archaeology was in its infancy, the industrialist Henry Ford expressed the view that History is more or less bunk, so what he would have made of Prehistory would probably have been unprintable.[1] However, perhaps as an engineer, his concerns (...)

  • 800 year old Ganesh idol discovered in sugar factory
    As the city is gearing up for the colourful Vinayaka Chavithi festival from Friday, celebrations have begun well in advance on the premises of KCP Sugars and Industries Limited at Laxmipuram on the suburbs of Vijayawada with the discovery of an ancient Ganesh idol during digging works for (...)

  • Ani ruins reveal hidden secrets from below
    The underground secrets of the historic Ani Ruins, an ancient, 5,000-year-old Armenian city located on the Turkish-Armenian border in the eastern province of Kars, have been revealed. Secret water channels, undiscovered monk cells, meditation rooms, huge corridors, intricate tunnels, traps and (...)

  • 6,500-year-old oven unearthed in Croatia
    Prehistoric experts in Croatia claim to have found what they say is the world's oldest Aga. The 6,500-year-old oven was unearthed in a ancient home during an archeological dig at a Neolithic site in Bapska, a village in eastern Croatia, which experts say is one of the most important in Europe. (...)

  • S. T. Joshi: People Who Aren't Famous Have No Right to Criticize Lovecraft for Racism
    Canadian author David Nickle has an interesting post on his blog about H. P. Lovecraft and the issue of racism, prompted by the recent petition by Daniel José Older to replace World Fantasy Award’s bust of Lovecraft with that of the Black female writer Octavia Butler because Lovecraft was an (...)

  • Construction work damages ancient tombs in Istanbul
    Two ancient sarcophagii covers, which were found during the rehabilitation of an underpass in Istanbul’s historical peninsula, have been delivered to Istanbul Archaeology Museum, but only after being damaged in the construction work. Istanbul Archaeology Museum officials denied that there were (...)

  • SA’s Taung Child’s skull and brain not human-like in expansion
    The Taung Child, South Africa's premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, never seizes to transform and evolve the search for our collective origins.

  • Inside the antechamber of the Amphipolis tomb
    Archaeologists excavating the Kasta Tomb in Ancient Amphipolis on Monday entered the burial mound that has drawn international attention. The blocks were removed from the sealing wall, revealing the front of the funerary monument. Debris was removed to reach the prothalamos [Credit: Greek (...)

  • Utah’s famous Canyonlands rock art unexpectedly recent
    A study by Utah State University scientists could shed new light on the ancient culture or cultures that created the haunting rock art known as the Barrier Canyon Style. Using luminescence dating techniques, USU researchers have determined the pictographs at the Great Gallery in Canyonlands (...)

  • What can 14th century Venice teach us about Ebola?
    The way in which the Italian city of Venice dealt with the outbreak of the plague in the fourteenth century holds lessons on how to even mitigate the consequences of today's emerging threats, like climate change, terrorism and highly infectious or drug-resistant diseases. So says Dr. Igor (...)

lundi 25 août 2014

  • “Great Warrior” Burial Unearthed in Siberia
    OMSK, RUSSIA—The grave of an eleventh-century warrior of the Ust-Ishim culture who had been killed in battle has been unearthed in southwestern Siberia. Nicknamed “Bogatyr,” or “Great Warrior,” the man’s severed left arm had been placed near his body, and a death mask made of fabric had been put on (...)

  • Phoenician Artifacts Recovered Off Coast of Malta
    VALLETTA, MALTA—Scientists from the French National Research Agency and Texas A&M University are part of a team that has recovered 20 Phoenician grinding stones and 50 amphorae about one mile off the coast of Malta’s Gozo Island. Timothy Gambin of the University of Malta told the Associated (...)

  • The Fight to Preserve Blair Mountain Battlefield
    CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA—Today marks the 93rd anniversary of the beginning of the battle between more than 10,000 union coal miners and thousands of local law enforcement officers and coal company guards along Blair Mountain Ridge—the largest armed confrontation in American labor history. Now, (...)

  • 10 must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites
    To date there are over 1000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites so it is pretty unlikely that one person will be able to see the whole cohort of beautiful sites. However, here listed are just 10 of the must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites that our world has to (...)

  • Oral History and Ohio’s Earthworks
    COLUMBUS, OHIO—In his column for The Columbus Dispatch, Bradley T. Lepper, curator of archaeology at the Ohio History Connection, describes his recent research into what historic American Indian tribes of the eastern Woodlands told arriving European Americans about the massive earthworks of (...)

  • 10 reasons when you know you’re a true archaeologist…
    10 reasons when you know you're a true archaeologist...

  • Societal changes in Bronze Age Arabia
    In the late third millenium BC, society in south-eastern Arabia began to change. The environment grew extremely arid and trade with Mesopotamia was in decline. The Bronze Age population left few goods from their lives behind but scores of megalithic tombs, like the Qarn Al Harf tombs in Ras Al (...)

  • Remains of ancient civilization sought under Kyrgyzstan lake
    Russian archaeologists are conducting an underwater expedition in search of the remains of an ancient civilization at the bottom of lake Issyk Kul in Kyrgyzstan, Nikolay Lukashov, the president of the Russian Confederation of Underwater Activities, told RIA Novosti Monday. Russian (...)

  • Archaeologists still scrambling to save Mes Aynak
    More than a decade ago, the world was outraged when the Taliban destroyed two massive Buddha statues in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Valley in a vendetta against all non-Islamic art. Today, an even larger and older collection of artifacts is under threat, but this time the conflict has more to do with (...)

  • Taung Child's skull and brain not human-like in expansion
    The Taung Child, South Africa's premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, continues to shed light on human origins. By subjecting the skull of the first australopith discovered to the latest technologies in the Wits University Microfocus X-ray Computed (...)

  • L. A. Marzulli Claims Satan Is Planning a "Seed War" Between Genetically Pure and Impure Humans
    I’m always interested in what fringe figures say when they think they’re talking only to true believers, which is one reason I like looking not just at their public pronouncements but also the products and services that they sell to their fans. For example, Jason Martell’s blatant cash grab (...)

  • Phoenician shipwreck discovered off Malta
    Divers near a Maltese island have found an ancient ship's cargo that experts say is yielding what could be some of the oldest Phoenician artifacts. The Phoenician vessel which made stops in Sardegna and Malta to sell its cargo, some of which includes lava grinding stones and seven different (...)

  • Archaeologists fight to save Syria’s artifacts
    In 2011, after three decades of working in Syria, the archaeologist Glenn M. Schwartz was unable to return to his dig at the Bronze Age city of Umm el-Marra. The intensifying civil war had made work in the country impossible. Syrian rebel fighters in a damaged section of the Umayyad Mosque, a (...)

  • Riace bronzes not to be displayed at Milan Expo 2015
    The debate regarding the shipping of the world famous Riace bronzes to be displayed at Expo 2015 seems to be resolved, at last. They were willing to risk the world-famous Greek Riace bronzes for cash [Credit: Protothema]According to an announcement released by the official site of Expo 2015, (...)

  • African Cosmos: Stellar Arts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    African Cosmos: Stellar Arts is the first major exhibition to explore the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with traditional and contemporary African arts. Documented since the kingdoms of ancient Egypt, for thousands of years Africans throughout the continent (...)

dimanche 24 août 2014

  • ŠESTA SMJENA MRAV 2014
    U Visokom su svoj boravak okončali volonteri šeste smjene Međunarodne radne akcije volontera “MRAV Bosanske piramide 2014”. Ukupno 54 volontera je bilo uključeno u istraživačke aktivnosti na Bosanskoj piramidi Sunca, Podzemnom labirintu Ravne i tumulusu u Vratnici. Najveća grupacija od osamnaest (...)

  • Ancient Stone Balls
    The huge stone balls as inheritance of ancient times, is possible to find overall worldwide. There are few archeological sites in Bosnia and Hercegovina, in Serbia, Croatia, Costa Rica, Mexico, New Zeland, Australia, Turkey, Tunis among the others. The huge stone balls which weight amounts (...)

  • Piramide – energetski harmonizatori ?
    Piše: Goran Marjanović, elec.eng. Model Kvantiranih Gustina Energije /1/ direktna je posledica postavke o kvantiranim gustinama energije, odnosno temporalizacije prostora. Podsetimo se ukratko najvažniih detalja. Po tom Modelu, univerzum sačinjavaju (uglavnom) stabilni objekti, odnosno oni čiji je (...)

  • SOLVING AN ENERGY, CLIMATE AND FRESHWATER ISSUES GLOBALLY
    We, all people on Earth, could together stop the collapse of life on Earth, which is in full swing, without to cause collapse to any other specie which could be in harmony to the whole life, as well as any industry or society worldwide. It is very simple, much more simple as it seems to be on (...)

Brèves

Bêtisier 14

samedi 12 juillet

De Dominique Jongbloed, à propos des analyses pour lesquelles il réclame 10 000 euros à ses fans :

La présidente de NORDSUD INSTITUTE propose de soumettre également les frais de laboratoires au gouvernement de Bosnie-Herzégovine ... Comme un fan avisé l’a dit quelque part dans les pages :" après tout c’est surtout eux qui bénéficieront des retombées économiques"...

Oui, bien sûr... Coût estimé des inondations et glissements de terrain en Bosnie : 2 milliards d’euros (http://balkans.courriers.info/article25149.html). Ils n’auront sûrement rien de plus pressé que de payer des analyses de cailloux dont tous les géologues locaux ont déjà confirmé qu’il s’agissait de grès ou de conglomérat...

Bêtisier 13

mercredi 11 décembre 2013

De Dominique Jongbloed, "l’Aventurier", sur sa page Facebook, à propos des "fréquences" décelées autour des "pyramides" de Bosnie :

"On ne sait pas si la fréquence électromagnétique est [...] une sorte d’amplification de la partie électromagnétique de l’onde ultrasonore !!"

Bêtisier 12 : la preuve par l’absence

mardi 26 mars 2013

De Jacques Grimault, auteur du film "La Révélation des Pyramides", parlant de "l’écriture des chiffres" léguée selon lui aux hommes par les mystérieux "bâtisseurs" des pyramides :

C’est parce que ces prêtres écrivaient uniquement dans le sable, l’argile ou sur des tablettes de cire lorsqu’ils s’entretenaient de choses sacrées et secrètes, qu’elle n’a pas pu être observée d’un point de vue documentaire dans les fouilles éthno-archéologiques

C’est vrai après tout, on n’a jamais retrouvé qu’à peine plus de 500 000 tablettes d’argile ou de cire antiques...

Bêtisier 11

lundi 2 mai 2011

De Mensur Omerbashich, roi de Bosnie et autres terres :

"Il est ici démontré que la gravité est une vibration mécanique répulsive de l’éther, ce qui signifie que les expériences de détection de l’éther ne sont pas encore assez sensibles."

"Pour tester ma théorie je propose qu’une mission spatiale aille collecter sur place des mesures des periodes propres du Soleil, de ses planètes et de leurs satellites."