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Arkaim: A Mysterious Prehistoric City in Russia

By |2019-10-28T00:31:05+03:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Arkaim is an archaeological site in Russia, situated in the steppe of the Southern Ural. It was discovered in 1987 by a team of archaeologists led by Gennady Zdanovich, preventing the planned flooding of the area for the creation of a reservoir. Arkaim is attributed [...]

Moai: Monolithic Human Figures on Easter Island

By |2019-10-03T00:30:13+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Moai are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia between the years 1250 and 1500. Nearly half are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but hundreds were transported from there and set on stone platforms [...]