In the American city of Missoula found the remains of the Chinatown
In the American city of Missoula found the remains of the Chinatown
In the center of the city of Missoula, located in the state of Montana, USA, one of the construction sites turned into an excavation site. The remains of a small Chinese community, as well as a red light district, have been found here. At the end of the...
16 february 2020, 22:22
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To mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death, coins will be issued in Italy
To mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael's death, coins will be issued in Italy
This year, on March 10, Italy will issue two coins dedicated to the Italian painter Raphael, a representative of Renaissance art. The new products will be minted by the State printing and mint of Italy, clearly following the plan for the production of...
16 february 2020, 22:22
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Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
These photos were taken in Spain in the 1950s. The footage captures different places from completely different angles: streets of small towns, panoramas of cities, the beauty of buildings, bright pictures of beaches. Sunny Spain in all its glory.
15 february 2020, 7:52
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A solar disk was found in a funeral urn
A solar disk was found in a funeral urn
Near the town of Viborg in Denmark, excavations began ten years ago. In 2009, archaeologists found the remains of a late bronze age settlement. Parts of farmhouses and structures where food was cooked were found among the ruins. The settlement was...
14 february 2020, 22:51
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Blade engraving and complex hilt — cuirassier broadsword sold at Violity auction (Photo)
Blade engraving and complex hilt — cuirassier broadsword sold at Violity auction (Photo)
The broadsword of the cuirassier with the inscription “Zlatoust December 1832” was sold at the Violity auction a little over a week ago. The attention of users was attracted by the appearance of the blade weapon, as well as the specifics of its use by...
14 february 2020, 15:40
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Scientists reveal details about last year's hoard of antique coins
Scientists reveal details about last year's hoard of antique coins
Scientists have shown ancient coins found last year near the village Of Blythburgh in Suffolk, great Britain. The artifacts are 2 thousand years old, and there were 19 coins in the treasure. Most of the copies are gold staters that were made by order of...
14 february 2020, 17:21
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Large burial site found in Egypt
Large burial site found in Egypt
The Egyptian Ministry of antiquities announced the discovery of 83 graves during excavations in Koam al-Khiljan. All of them date back to the first half of the IV Millennium BC and belong to the Buto civilization. The graves are made in the shape of an...
13 february 2020, 23:31
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Photos of Laplanders taken by an astrophysicist in the century before last
Photos of Laplanders taken by an astrophysicist in the century before last
A series of images about the life of Laplanders, taken by Amateur photographer Sophus Tromholt is listed as a UNESCO heritage. The author was an astrophysicist and came to Lapland in 1882 to investigate the nature of the Aurora. Communicating with the...
13 february 2020, 23:31
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Profitable investment: the collector sold the painting for 23 million pounds
Profitable investment: the collector sold the painting for 23 million pounds
Billionaire Joseph Lau put up at Sotheby's a painting "Splash", owned by the brush of David Hockney. The work sold at a price of 23 million pounds. For the previous owner, this sale was very successful – at the time he bought for 2.9 million pounds. Thus...
13 february 2020, 17:18
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The Tooth Fairy coin: a perfect gift for a small numismatist
The Tooth Fairy coin: a perfect gift for a small numismatist
The Royal Australian mint has unveiled a collectible coin that depicts an elusive fantasy character popular in Western culture – the Tooth Fairy. For many children, the loss of a baby tooth is associated with an event – a visit to a little sorceress who...
11 february 2020, 22:27
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