Ancient Persia wells – Archaeological research in Iran

Ancient Persia wells - archaeological research in Iran

Ancient Persia wells – Archaeological research in Iran

Ancient Persia wells – Archaeological research in Iran – Archaeologists conducting research in Iran.
Have discovered
ancient wells of which drew the water – Persepolis, the ancient Parsa,
one of the capitals of ancient Persia. The wells were found with pottery perfect condition.
According to the
believing these structures may have formed in the early days of Persepolis,
in the reign of Darius the Great in the sixth century B.C.

Ancient Greek writing method

Ancient Greek writing method - Boustrophedon

Ancient Greek writing method

Ancient Greek writing method – Boustrophedon is a specific method of writing, which appears in some old Greek inscriptions. The principle of writing based on the fact that in the following lines written text alternately from left to right and from right to left. In addition, the lines written from right to left letters were written to mirror. This way of writing disappeared in the sixth century B.C.

Prehistoric human – Research of male Y chromosome

Prehistoric human - Human

Prehistoric human – Research of male Y chromosome

Prehistoric human – Thanks to the research of the male Y chromosome, scientists discovered when he lived approximately ancestor of all men. At about the same time as the geneticists appeared primeval mother of all women. Based on a thorough comparison of the genetic material, the researchers came to the conclusion that a hypothetical Adam lived approx. 126-150 thousand years ago.

Traditional tattoos

Traditional tattoos - Maori face tattoo

Traditional tattoos

Traditional tattoos – Tatoo in different parts of the world has a very long tradition. Tattoos have performed the ancient peoples: the Egyptians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Aztecs, Mayans, Incas. With carefully designed system of tattooing we meet in Polynesian, Maori in New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia and Japan.

Rituals, respect and therapy

Rituals, respect and therapy - Woman with traditional tribal tattoos Kutia

Rituals, respect and therapy

Rituals, respect and therapy – In ancient cultures, tattooing had a ritual character, expressed or belonging to a tribe, race or social position. Sometimes also a tribute to the roots of the culture and customs. Today, the tattoo may be the nature of medical therapy or be a form of communication informing eg. To belong to the group.

Alcohol creation location – Oldest alcoholic beverage

Alcohol creation location - Drinking wine from crystal glass

Alcohol creation location – Oldest alcoholic beverage

Alcohol creation location – Most likely the oldest alcoholic beverage was produced wine grape. This drink was already known at least 8 thousand. years ago, and its production was recorded in the Middle East. Not much younger is the production of beer. The ancient Babylonians brewed them already 7 thousand. years ago.

Neolithic swastikas – Oldest from the fifth century BC

Neolithic swastikas - Sican Vessel in the Huaca Rajada Site Museum

Neolithic swastikas – Oldest from the fifth century BC

Neolithic swastikas – One of the oldest swastika comes from the fifth century BC from the Neolithic period. In Iran and in the Baltic countries swastika appear on the ceramic shell. In southern Europe it also worshiped the ancient Hittites and the Greeks. Sign can also find on the American continent in the symbolism of the North American Navajo. The very word swastika comes from Sanskrit and originally meant happiness.

Church tower protruding from water

Church tower protruding from water - Lake Reschensee

Church tower protruding from water

Church tower protruding from water – The Lake Reschensee in South Tyrol (Italy) waiting an unusual sight: a protruding from the water Church tower. Only that was from the village of Alt-Graun. In the 50’s of the last century energy company decided to create there a reservoir for electricity and water. AltGraun residents were displaced, and the valley around the village – was poured. Today, almost nothing after it has been – apart from protruding from the water tower of the ancient parish church of St. Catherine.