•   
  •   

Offbeat And if archaeologists had discovered the oldest map of Europe in Finistère?

18:25  08 april  2021
18:25  08 april  2021 Source:   europe1.fr

Largest pottery center in Roman-era Europe discovered in Poland

  Largest pottery center in Roman-era Europe discovered in Poland Some 130 ovens used to fire pottery over 1,800 years ago were unearthed near Krakow using a magnetometer to 'see' what was buried. Shards suggest they were used to make large food vessels.Some 130 kilns, giant ovens for making pottery, dating from over 1,800 years ago were uncovered outside Krakow using a magnetometer to 'see' what's deeply buried without having to dig.

Des archéologues ont découvert, dans une cave, une dalle gravée datant de l'âge de bronze. Découverte une première fois en 1900 avant d'être perdue, la dalle a refait surface récemment. Recouvert de dessins, ce morceau de roche pourrait être la carte géographique la plus vieille d'Europe. © InRap Archaeologists discovered, in a cellar, an engraved slab dating from the bronze age. Discovered a first time in 1900 before being lost, the slab has resurfaced recently. Covered with drawings, this piece of rock could be the oldest geographical map of Europe.

It's a (re) discovery. Archaeologists have discovered, in a cellar, an engraved slab dating from the bronze age. Aged about 4,000 years old, this stele is covered with circles, straight lines or potato-shaped patterns. Distinctive signs that suggest archaeologists that they would be a map of a region of Finistère . Some 80% of the signs found on the rock correspond in fact to the valley of the Odet.

BAFTA 2021 Film Awards: Anthony Hopkins makes history

  BAFTA 2021 Film Awards: Anthony Hopkins makes history The screen veteran, 83, made history at the 2021 British Academy Film Awards on Sunday as he became the oldest man in history to be awarded Best Leading Actor, but missed the Zoom call.The screen veteran, 83, who had already received the BAFTA Fellowship in 2008, was awarded the prize for his acclaimed performance in The Father, beating out favourite Chadwick Boseman.

If it is a card, the archaeologist Clement Nicolas thinks that she was not used to orienting: "The region seems divided into several territories. And there we can imagine that it is the map of one of these territories, a prince or a little king of the time and that this card was used to affirm the authority of this political power. "

inRAP researchers @bournemouthni @cnrs and @UBO_univrébark have just highlighted the oldest card in Europe, dating from the age of the old bronze. The search concerns the engraved slab of Saint-Bélec (Leuhan, Finistère) and appears in the bulletin of @spf_infos . pic.twitter.com/ztbsdduf2c

- inrap (@inrap) april 6, 2021 A slab fallen in oblivion

This rock block has actually been discovered in 1900 by the prehistorian Breton Paul de Chatellier, in the Tumulus from Saint-Bélec. After the death of the latter, his family sold the slab to the National Archeology Museum of Saint-Germain-en-Laye. 2.20 meters long by 1.53 meters wide and weighing more than one tonne, the artifact has not been identified by the museum since 1990 and ended in the museum's cellar, almost forgotten all.

The work of archaeologists is not finished. Many patterns appearing on the rock remain mysterious. Researchers must now decipher what men of the bronze age have enrolled in the stone by realizing new archaeological excavations in the coming months.

Egypt. Discovery of "the largest antique city" in the country, near Luxor .
© Zahi Hawass Center for Egyptology The city has been discovered near Luxor, Egypt. This antique city discovery in Egypt dates from more than 3,000 years before our era. an Egyptian archaeological mission discovered the "largest ancient city of Egypt , dating from more than 3,000 years before our era, near Luxor, in the south of the country, said this Thursday 8 April his director, former antiques and Archaeologist Zahi Hawass. "The archaeological mission has discovered a budding city [...] dat

usr: 1
This is interesting!