4,000 year old tomb of couple embracing found in Caucasus


Remains thought to be of chiefs or priests were found within a rectangular wooden chamber in an early level of the mound (above left). Offerings, including a bronze knife, votive vessels filled with ocher, an incense burner, and two vessels with stone lids, had been placed in the chamber’s corners. A grass shelter had been … More 4,000 year old tomb of couple embracing found in Caucasus

Ancient Priestess, Warrior Chief of Siberia?


In the Altai Republic on it’s  disputed border China a grave site was found which held the Siberian Maiden. This was the area of a once flourishing culture and because of its location it benefited from the many trade routes and caravans of merchants passing through the Altay Mountains. The burial happened sometime between the … More Ancient Priestess, Warrior Chief of Siberia?

Found 2000 year old “Warrior’s Grave”, Deep in Caucasus Mountains, Yields Ancient Treasures


Deep in the Caucasus mountains a warrior‘s grave was opened which gave a glimpse into the past to a time when the Greek culture was at its height. Though these were not Greeks, but a group of peoples whose culture was just as rich in which these treasures were found. While the people were clearly … More Found 2000 year old “Warrior’s Grave”, Deep in Caucasus Mountains, Yields Ancient Treasures

Ancient Roman Fortress or Buddhist Temple in the Middle of Siberia?


Por-Bazhyn is an ancient fortress situated on one of the islands of Tere-Khol lake. “Por-Bazhyn” means “a clay house”. It occupies a territory of 4 hectares. The fortress’s length is 211 meters, the width is 158 meters. Its destroyed walls reach the height of 8 meters. There is a hole in the middle of the … More Ancient Roman Fortress or Buddhist Temple in the Middle of Siberia?