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The Birmingham Qur’an manuscript is one of the oldest in the world

The Birmingham Qur’an manuscript is one of the oldest in the world

The Birmingham Qur'an manuscript has recently been dated as one of the oldest in the world thanks to new modern scientific techniques, and will be on public display at the University of Birmingham. The parchment was written in a period between 568 and 645 with a 95.4 accuracy from October 2 to Saturday October 25.

The complex genetic prehistory of America

The complex genetic prehistory of America

As part of a comprehensive international study, DNA from a number of famous and controversial ancient remains from North and South America has been genetically analyzed, including a 10,600-year-old ancient skeleton of the so-called 'Spirit Cave Mummy', the oldest human mummy found in North America, the remains of Lagoa Santa (Brazil), an Inca mummy and the oldest remains in Chilean Patagonia.

Statues of the Caral civilization from 3,800 years ago found in Peru

Statues of the Caral civilization from 3,800 years ago found in Peru

Researchers in Peru have discovered three statues and two representations of faces believed to be from the Caral civilization.The statues have been found inside a reed basket near the ancient city of Vichama, in northern Peru, where it is from. Originally the Caral civilization, which is located in the north of Lima on the Peruvian coast.

First century stupa discovered in India

First century stupa discovered in India

A group of archaeologists who were working on a hill located on the outskirts of the town of Bhubaneswar, on the east coast of India. Aragada, which is the name of the hill, has been the place that hid a Buddhist stupa that dates back, at least, to the 1st century. But this place has much more, there is a two-story temple that is located inside a cave which dates back to the 7th or 8th centuries and is a beautiful place from which you can see the meanders of the Daya River from the 174 meters high at which it is located.

Islamic State mines and explosives endanger Palmyra

Islamic State mines and explosives endanger Palmyra

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights denounces that jihadists could be destroying Roman remains. The London-based Observatory, which has numerous volunteers in Syria, reported that they do not yet know whether the Islamic State's placement of explosives and mines is aimed at blowing up historic ruins or preventing the advance of loyalist forces. to the Syrian regime trying to regain the area.

The Juan Bernier awards of the Art, Archeology and History Association of Córdoba awarded

The Juan Bernier awards of the Art, Archeology and History Association of Córdoba awarded

Last Saturday the ceremony was held for the annual Juan Bernier awards of the Art, Archeology and History Association of Córdoba to each discipline promoted by this entity. The winners this year have been Emilio Serrano (posthumously) in Art; Fernando Penco Valenzuela in Archeology and Enrique Aguilar Gavilán in History.