The Most Interesting 10 Archeology News of May 2018

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In May 2018, made in Turkey and in the world for those who missed the most interesting and important archaeological discoveries have compiled this list.

10 – 85,000 Year Old Footprints in Arabia Show First Out of Africa

The footprints of prehistoric people on Saudi Arabia's once lush meadows offer new clues as to how we have left Africa.

Ten thousand years ago, Saudi Arabia had lush green meadows of animals, such as waterbirds. A: Suudi Press Agency

At first it was just a fingerbone. Now, archaeologists working in Saudi Arabia find other traces from Africa that point to an earlier migration. In the statement, it was stated that the footprints were based on about 85,000 years ago.

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9- The Corinthian Helmet was found on the Taman Peninsula

On the peninsula of Taman, in the days of Russia, a Corinthian helmet was found in a grave belonging to the 5th century BC. Helm is the first helmet in the north of the Black Sea.

Corinthian helmet. A: Institute of archeology of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The helmet, which has been destroyed under the earth for 2500 years and divided into pieces, still looks spectacular. Corinthian helmets made of bronze close the head and neck, complete with openings for eyes and mouth, and cheek sections open outward.

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8- Revolutionary Creators in the Ice Age Movement Autistic Feature Bearers

According to the researchers, the ability to focus on details, a common feature among autistic people, has enabled realism to develop in Ice Age art.

The lions depicted in the Chauvet Cave. C: Wikimedia Commons

About 30,000 years ago, realist art suddenly emerged in Europe. The highly accurate descriptions of bears, bison, horses and lions decorate the walls of the Ice Age archeological sites, such as the Chauvet Cave in southern France. The authors of the new study argue that a feature linked to "detail-focused" autism has initiated an artistic movement that has led to the realization of cave paintings throughout Europe.

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7-Insects were the main food source for people 1.8 million years ago

A recent study shows that insects may be forming nearly half of the daily diet of millions of years early people. Previously, it was thought that early humans were feeding on large mammals with flesh or with nuts and leaves.

C: Heriot-Watt University

The academics showed that insects could be a major source of food for humans, constituting almost 50% of their predecessor diet nearly 1.8 million years ago.

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6- Saladin Eyyubi's Death Cause Can Be Found

12. What killed the Saladin Ayyubi, who united the Muslim world in the 19th century, took Jerusalem back from the Christians and fired the Third Crusade?

Egypt and the portraits of Salahaddin Ayyubi, the sultan of Syria and Hijaz (part of contemporary Saudi Arabia). C: DeAgostini / Getty

Until today, this event kept its mystery. However, a doctor who examines the writings about Saladin Ayyubi's medical symptoms long before 800 years may determine from which disease the powerful sultan died. If Saladin Ayyubi is thought to have lived before the modern diagnostic tools, the exact diagnosis may not be known. But typhoid fever (a disease in which people are caught when they consume food or water that contains the Salmonella typhi bacteria) seems to fit with the writings about it.

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5- Shigir Idol Rushes Views on the Birth of Ritualistic Art

The work dated the five-foot Shigir Idol 11,500 years ago, and at the end of the Glacial Age a new light was hunted by the living hunter gatherer.

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4 – 5th Century Massacre Traces Found in Sweden

There were dozens of human and animal remains massacred at the end of the 5th century AD in the Sandby borg settlement on the Swedish coast of Oland.

This young skeleton was found in one of the excavated houses.

Despite the emergence of a small part of the Sandby borg settlement on the coast of Oland, a large number of human remains and artifacts indicate that the settlement has been severely ending.

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3- Ancient Papyrus presents a different view of Abraham's sacrifice of his son

Scientists succeeded in deciphering 1,500-year-old writings they described as "magical papyrus" discovered near Pharaoh I. Senwosret's pyramid.

Pharaonic I. 1,500 years old papyrus near the Senwosret pyramid.
C: Rogers Fund, 1934

The text is dated back to a period when Christianity is widely practiced in Egypt. Papyrusa, a tyrant of the Egyptian language of the magic Greek alphabet, is often asked by the writer (s) who writes to God to help him.

In a part of the translated papyrus, "God of the Set, God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob, God of Israel, protect you who suffer. Let the word be my strength. "The expressions draw attention.

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Hepatitis B Virus Iskelette for 4-500 Years

Analyzes of more than 300 ancient human genomes have shown that Hepatitis B virus in humans is at least 4,500 years old and is much older than modern viral genomes.

Researchers found a person carrying a hepatitis B virus in this 2000-year-old mass grave in Ömnögovi, Mongolia. A: Alexey A. Kovalev

Hepatitis B virus (HBV), which damages the liver, kills one million people every year. Now new genetic studies show that this pathogen has been with us at least since the dawn of civilization.

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1- The Stone Skeleton Found on the Head While Pulling Pompeii

In Pompeii, he tried to escape from the volcanic eruption of 79 AD, and found the skeleton of a man who fell 300 pounds into his head.

The man who fell to the skull while trying to escape from the volcanic eruption in Pompeii. C: AP

The authorities of Pompeii published a photo showing the skeleton beneath a large stone block, which could be a door jamb "severely thrown by a volcanic cloud". The victim's chest was thought to be over 30 years old. Archaeologists could not find the victim's skull. Officials say the man has been infected with a tsukami infestation that could have caused his walking difficulty and prevented him from escaping.

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Seljuk Mansion restored in Konya

The restoration of Kılıçarslan Pavilion is reacting. F: Yusuf Yavuz


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