Research project Manager Professor Steve Collins stated that this conclusion was made after serious research, conducted over 10 years at the site at tell El-Hammam.
According to Collins, archaeologists found the ruins of the ancient complex of the Bronze age belong to the large city-state, which was unknown to scientists until the beginning of his / her project.
“An archaeological team discovered a real “gold mine” of ancient monumental structures and artefacts”, quoted by Christian Today.
According to Collins, the comparison found the ruins with the remains of other ancient cities nearby, suggests a maximum matching on a number of criteria known about Sodom from the Bible. .
The land of the five cities
According to the old Testament, in the days of Abraham, Sodom was flourishing and rich city, but because the inhabitants “were wicked and sinners” (Genesis, Chapter 13, verse 13) “then the Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven, and overthrew these cities, and all okrestnostey, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and [all] grew upon the ground” (Genesis, Chapter 19, verses 24-25).
The Bible tells of the death of not two, but four of the five cities located near the Dead sea in the late XVIII century BC. Five city-States of Sodom, Gomorrah, ADMA, Zeboim and Bela (Zoar) formed a coalition, which was under the rule of the Union of the four kings of Mesopotamia, brutally Nakazawa their vassals for non-payment of tribute. Continue reading
Near my native city of Melitopol is an interesting historical object – a Stone tomb . What is education, how did this natural phenomenon in the desert: “rocks “, like rocks, caves, secret letters? Some researchers say that it is a natural phenomenon, others are inclined to think that this piece of the fallen meteorite. From all over the world, tourists and researchers come to this mysterious place. According to people with paranormal abilities, in this place, near the Stone graves vibrates unexplored energy. Indeed, when we climb on “the rocks”, legs feel some vibrations. While on the observation platform of the Museum, can be very clearly feel that here, on a Stone tomb, merges time and space. Looking at the stone idols represent those tribes that took place near the Altar of this Ancient civilization, leaving writings and cave drawings cave walls. Now only the rustle of the reeds of the ancient river Dairy, stone images Yes the wind over the steppes remember the old days. People say you can’t touch the idols that they carry coded information of the tribes. The idol was put on the mounds, the graves of ancient people, it was believed that the soul of the departed into the world of the ancestors dwell in the idol, and not mechetnya living. How many legends have left the ancients, passing through our grasslands. Let’s learn about this historic site in more detail.
The most mysterious and ancient witness of the past is a Stone tomb . Many places on earth that is called the birthplace of humanity. According sumerologist – archaeologist Kitisin, slab Stone Grave inscriptions store, similar to the writings of the ancient Sumerians. On the origin of the Stone tomb is still debated by scientists. Discussed different versions, starting with the fact that it is the remains of an ancient sand banks of the Pontic sea, to version of meteoric origin and of ancient pyramids of the Amazons. What kind of education in the steppe? Maybe someday science will uncover this secret. Continue reading
Nervous in the way archaeologists ordered. Often because of the earth’s formations and caves you can get not only the ancient shards and historical relics, and human remains, buried in a rather grisly fashion, the archaic skeletons of unknown animals and other “horrors” from the darkness of centuries.
Scary human remains
Egypt is famous for its historical mysteries. So in 1886, the land of the pharaohs have got another. Egyptologist Gaston Maspero extracted the mummy from the sarcophagus, in order to razbitosti, to explore and to expose as a Museum piece. The burial was very modest, which is unusual for luxury Egyptian sarcophagi and burials is clearly not Imperial. And information about this mummy was almost any. On opening the coffin the researcher found a body which was only wrapped in sheep skin, without any decoration. Itself sheepskin symbolized the ancient Egyptians defect and impurity. In this case, the limbs of the mummies were related, but on the face frozen mask of horror and twisted into a creepy screaming mouth.
The terrible find in the environment of archaeologists was named “Unknown man E”. Many experts put forward their views regarding the death of the deceased, among which the most common was poisoning, torture and burial alive.
However, more than sovremennikami already in the 20th century dispelled all the myths and the guesses of their predecessors. It turns out that if during the mummification of the dead to tie up the jaw, as was done usually in the course of the tissues of the jaw opening and on the face froze creepy mask. It so happened that the strap or rope with the jaw had moved, or torn. Continue reading