Scientists have estimated the age of a valuable artifact in 185 million years
Student, fascinated by finding a geological values, made an unexpected discovery. Being on a beach, he noticed a mysterious sphere. His discovery, he shared with journalists.
Aaron Smith lives in the British town of Whitby. From childhood he is fond of fossils, which he began to look with his father. Now, his impressive collection added to the artifact from the beach Sandsend.
Young Brit has noticed among the rocks a shiny ball. As it turned out, the accumulation of limestone over the years has covered a layer of iron pyrite. Artifact seekers call it “the Golden dragon”. Because of this, the discovery of Smith’s received in the media called “Golden cannonballs”.
UK residents neatly split the field and showed her inside. Under a layer of lime frozen spiral Ammonite is well-preserved fossilized mollusc of the Jurassic period. This means that before the land was deep under water. The age of the fossil treasures of confirmed scientific expertise.
Earlier, Russian archaeologists have found a unique treasure with the help of gopher. Without knowing it, the animal had science a great service.
Scientists conducted a scientific expedition to the area where once stood the capital of the Golden Horde in the Astrakhan region under the name of Sarai-Batu or Sarai al Mahrous. There’s also, by happy coincidence, turned out to be a gopher. the animal was just moving on her way, when his way was blocked pouch. Rodent pushed the barrier to the surface where archaeologists are left only to pick it up. Inside was silver coins, which date from the XIV century.
Another group of archaeologists stumbled upon the remains of ancient man in Nazran, Ingushetia. Researchers were struck by the unusual shape of the skull, which is very different from the usual anatomy.
In the Archaeological center named after Eugene Krupnova found that interesting skeleton belonged to a woman, who lived in IV-VI centuries of our era. She was subjected to artificial deformation of the skull and neck. Archaeologists are confident that a particular form of the head could be a sign of the special status of the person. Most likely, the ancients thus marked the people of noble birth, which gave them certain privileges in society.
Recall that archaeologists have discovered a lost tomb.
As reported Politeka, archaeologists discovered the continuation of the great wall of China.
Also Politeka wrote that archaeologists have found ancient artifacts at the monument to Prince Vladimir in Kiev.