Top 10 Amazing Archaeological Finds, History Unveiled
There are varieties of things which were buried under the earth and were discovered by people on the earth. These archaeological thing define a variety of things about the previous earth spaces and also describe the type of individuals that existed during that time so here we have the list of top 10 amazing archaeological finds.
10. Jordan Lead Codices
Jordan Lead Codices are the ancient books whose discovery was stated by the scholar of ancient archaeology in 2011, March 22 named as David Elkington. He informed the discovery of this ancient archaeology with the help of a press. These books were discovered in Jordan. The material which was used in the books was lead and copper. David said that this discovery was quite important and this discovery can be compared by that of Dead Sea Scrolls. According to David Elkington these books were discovered by a Jordanian around five years ago in a cave. Also the Jordanian after discovering this smuggled it into the Israel. The description of the books said that many variety of artifacts were patched on all the sides of the book. Also they found other things like Scrolls, incense bowl and also the tablets at the same place. The matter in the book is written in form of ancient messianic symbols. It is also assumed that the book have been made by the people who followed Jesus.
Marcahuasi is loacted in Peru and is a plateau at the eastern part of Lima. Rimac river is the nearest part of this area. The discovery hundreds of remarkable stone having different figure in this area was done by Daniel Ruzo in the year 1952. The approximate height of these figure were almost 90 feet. The figures had many configurations of both the man and the animals too.The Monument of Humanity is one among the most famous figure of the place since the figure depicts the evolution of human races. It is claimed that these figure were formed by erosion. Additionally there are many other rock formations which has the figure of different goddess.
8. Rat king
Rat king was a large beast. A number of rats got their tail wedged together with ice, blood, a simple knot or a simply blood. And when all these fixed rats grew together, they result in a large beast. The rat king was reported in the year 1564. A large number of diseases were being carried out by these beasts. Among all the diseases they carry, plague was the one which was major. The rat king was not considered as good in fact it was said to be a bad omen. It was observed that more and more diseases spread as the animals were clutched together. The most famous and the largest king were named as Mummified rat king was found in the year 1828 and had 32 rats in its clutch. It was found in Germany at the miller’s fireplace. Currently this rat king is present in the museum of Altenburg. The rat king mostly have a join at the fracture in tails.
7. Sea of Galilee Boat
At the time of Jesus Christ in the first century there was an ancient boat which was used for fishing purpose and was named as Sea of Galilee Boat. It was discovered in 1986 at a shore of Israel. Yuval Lufan and Moshe were the brothers who found the remains of Sea of Galilee Boat. Both the brothers Yuval Lufan and Moshe were the fisherman. Apart from this fishing job both of them were very much into discovering new things. The remain of the ship was found because the water level of the place was reduced by drought. The dimensions of the boat are 27 X 7.5 feet. The approximate height of the boat is 4.3 feet. It took almost 12 nights to dig out the boat from the mud without causing it much of the harm. It was placed in the museum named as Yigal Allon in Kibbutz Ginosar
Andrewsarchus is the name given to the remains of a mammal who was not recognized. In the remains of this animal the lower jaw of the mammal was missing. This Andrewsarchus was discovered by Kan Chuen Pao who was the member of the team of famous American explorer named Roy Chaoman Andrew. This was found in Mongolia. It is said that these species were found about 36 millions ago on the earth. The mammal has sharp teeth. The skull of the mammal was quite big. It was around 83 cm long and 56 cm wide. The weight of the mammal was about 1000 kg. Also the jaws of the mammal is said to be the strongest of any any animal found on the earth ever.
5. Uluburun Shipwrek
Uluburun Shipwreck was discovered by Mehmed Cakir in the year 1982. Uluburun Shipwreck is a 14th century shipwreck. It belonged to Bronze Age. It was discovered in Turkey. The ship had a length of about 50 feet. It was made with the help of joints which are known as pegged tenon. 24 anchors of stone were found in the ship. The ship carried different variety of raw material and also large variety of trade items. They discovered cargoes of copper which weighted ten tons, hippopotamus teeth, incomplete elephant trunks, a variety of gold artifacts.
4. Kabwe Skull
Homo rhodesiensis is the class to which the hominin fossil named Kabwe Skul belongs. A swiss minor named Tom Zwiglaar found the mine of lead and zinc in the Broken Hill. The remains are said to be around 125000 to 300000 years old. The skull in the remains has a robust structure. Also it depicts the broad face of the individual.
3. The Tomb of Philip II of Macedon
The Tomb of Philip II of Macedon is located in a town named Vergina and was discovered by an archaeologist named as Manolis Andronikos in the year 1977. Philip II was the father of Alexander. Four chambers which was buried tombs were found by Manolis Andronikos. Later in 1980 three more tombs were found. The finding of the theory behind the buried chambers is still consistent. The museum was built by the archaeologist in the year 1993 for the purpose of protection of the tomb. The room of the tomb had larnax which was made up of pure gold. The larnax had a weight of 11kilograms. In 1978 the tomb of the son of Alexander three was also found.
2. L’Anse aux Meadows
The discovery of viking residence in L’Anse aux Meadows was done by Anne stine and his husband named as Ingstad. Both of them were archaelogists. The place is located in Canada. And was discovered in the year 1960. This place provides an evidence of Greenlandic Norseman finding a way from Atlantica. It is said that they are constructed by placing a sod on a wooden frame. The site has many things which were used for different purposes like carpentry, iron work and also boat repair.
The remainsof Ardipithecus ramidus which are being fossilized is known as Ardi. According to the research these are the remains of female. Ardipithecus ramidus is known as the human race which was present on the earth around 4.4 million years ago. The skeleton of this human race is quite intact and the skeleton which has been found is almost complete with the full set of teeth, hands, skull, feet and also the pelvis. Ethiopai is the place where this fossil was found in the year 1994. The characterstics of Ardi are like it has mug big teeth when compared to that of humans. Also the feet of Ardi are far better for walking. The remains of ardi depicts that they had small capacity of the brain
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