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In Israel, found a fragment of the sculpture of an unknown king
In Israel, found a fragment of the sculpture of an unknown king
Israeli archaeologists managed to find a head from the sculpture of an unknown king. They believe that this "detail" is at least 3000 years old. Researchers are sure that this is exactly the head of the ruler. Only what, they do not know yet. A...
22 June 2018, 22:25
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June 22: Greenwich Observatory, Second Compiegne Armistice and
June 22: Greenwich Observatory, Second Compiegne Armistice and "the hand of God"
June 22, 1675 in Greenwich, near London, King of England Charles II founded the Royal Observatory. The meridian passing through the observatory was accepted by the British sailors for the zero, but only at the end of the 19th century it became the...
22 June 2018, 15:21
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How much can you earn on Soviet rarities?
How much can you earn on Soviet rarities?
The Soviet era has long passed, but its heritage does not cease to excite collectors. Rare cards, postage stamps, coins - for these rare specimens, knowledgeable people are ready to give huge money. What affects their value? How do you know if the...
22 June 2018, 10:58
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The golden coins of Napoleon III, or the treasure from the church of Mary Magdalene
The golden coins of Napoleon III, or the treasure from the church of Mary Magdalene
One of the first mentions of the Church of Mary Magdalene in Lviv dates back to the 17th century. Once it belonged to the Dominicans, but at different times it was used in many ways. Now here is the Lviv house of organ and chamber music. In 1995...
22 June 2018, 10:17
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"The Black Square" by Kazimir Malevich
While working on staging the opera "Victory over the Sun", which took place in December 1913, Kazimir Malevich came up with the idea of ​​a half-painted black square. The artist chose it as the main decoration of one of the scenes. Thus, the idea of...
22 June 2018, 0:13
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June 21: report on the discovery of two new metals, Malevich's
June 21: report on the discovery of two new metals, Malevich's "Black Square" and Scythian pectoral
21 czerwca 1804 Smithson Tennant przedstawił Royal Society of London raport dotyczący odkrycia dwóch nowych metali: irydu i osmu. 1821 - Armia prezydenta Kolumbii, Simon Bolivar, pokonała Hiszpanów w bitwie pod Carabobo i całkowicie uwolniła Wenezuelę...
21 June 2018, 14:52
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To invite Tom Hanks to the interview, the editor of Nerdist Industries magazine had to give him a rare typewriter
To invite Tom Hanks to the interview, the editor of Nerdist Industries magazine had to give him a rare typewriter
What only do not collect Hollywood stars: and cars, and toy trains, and cold steel. Tom Hanks also does not lag behind them, but the actor's passion is the collecting of rare typewriters. Its collection numbers more than 200 exhibits. The ways of...
21 June 2018, 12:49
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In France, Napoleon's bicentry was sold for a record amount
In France, Napoleon's bicentry was sold for a record amount
The hat of Napoleon Bonaparte, in which the future Emperor of France was on the battlefield during the Battle of Marengo in 1800, was sold at one of the French auctions. The auction was held in Fontainebleau, a small town known for its magnificent...
21 June 2018, 12:01
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Some of the ruins: what could ancient monuments look like?
Some of the ruins: what could ancient monuments look like?
In our rapidly changing world there are still ruins of ancient civilizations, which do not cease to remind us of the past. Scientists have presented how these majestic structures looked in their prime. Roman Baths, Bath, United Kingdom Parthenon...
21 June 2018, 11:18
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"Openwork" scrap metal: sculptures in the style of the Renaissance Age
Modern sculptures are multifaceted. But sometimes, to create them you need to look back a little. This is exactly what Alain Bellino, who creates his sculptures from scrap metal using high-tech in design, did. At the same time they are permeated with...
21 June 2018, 10:37
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