Kachi-Kalyon
Kachi Kalion rock is situated on the spurs of the Inner ridge of the Crimean mountains, eight kilometres to the South of Bakhchisaray. Popular version of interpretation Kachi-Kalion - "cross…

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The Architecture Of Ancient Egypt
Since the III Millennium ad, in Egypt are Grand, monumental buildings, temple complexes, irrigation and other facilities . Major construction of monumental stone buildings — wall and beam rack, which…

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Melitopol mystery dungeon

Our city is literally teeming with ancient tunnels, cellars and catacombs whose information is strictly classified. The presence of these underground structures provides food for many urban legends and spooky stories. Many of them actually are true…

Our city is literally teeming with ancient tunnels, cellars and catacombs whose information is strictly classified. The presence of these underground structures provides food for many urban legends and spooky stories. Many of them actually are true…

Museum secrets

The presence of various underground constructions (shelters, bunkers and underground tunnels) in Melitopol became a byword. For clarification on this topic “Our town” appealed to the employees of Museum of local lore.

In different times the Museum was approached by people asking for help to find information about underground tunnels, or the people who are interested in Melitopol dungeons. Continue reading

Mysteries of the era of megaliths

Since ancient times, come down to us a rich heritage, painting, poetry, music, but most of all I admire architecture of the past. Huge cyclopean structures, it strikes imagination with its grandeur and its ubiquity. Egypt, Feast, Easter island, UK, Asia and everywhere else the old man had left a memory in the form of Grand buildings, built of megaliths, weighing up to 100 tone, and more. What is it? Why is there such heavy the craze for ancient civilizations?

Due to low development of production, suddenly these enormous projects that can be performed only by an advanced civilization with a well-functioning economy. And it’s not technology, the problem is the capacity of the economy and population. If in those days, a tribe decided to tell off the many millions of their fellow citizens on such a global construct, it is necessary to consider that the tribe should have the necessary resources to provide workers employed on the construction of the megaliths. It’s food, clothes, instruments of production. Imagine, dear readers, when those imperfect methods of subsistence farming, how many people had to serve those who built these masterpieces? How many lands had to handle? All of this just beggars belief. Continue reading

The oldest building in the world

The pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara is the oldest surviving in the world architectural buildings. It was built prominent Egyptian architect and Supreme dignitary of Djoser by Imhotep around 2650 BC as a burial structure for the Egyptian Pharaoh and his entire family. Pyramid was the first in Ancient Egypt, her height was 62 m, and the size of its Foundation was 121 109 meters.

The oldest structures also include the pyramid of Sneferu in Medumi . built around 2600 BC. The pyramid had a height of 118 meters with the base 146 146 meters. Also the oldest architectural structures are the Egyptian pyramids of Cheops and Chephren. One of the largest of the pyramids of Egypt – pyramid of Cheops is one of the seven wonders of the world, preserved to our days. Its construction began around the year 2560 BC and lasted for more than 20 years. The pyramid of Khafre was built about the year 2532 BC, it is considered the second largest ancient Egyptian pyramid, with the base 215,3 215,3 meters. Continue reading