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Found the tomb of the Mona Lisa

Found the tomb of the Mona Lisa

After two weeks of searching in an abandoned convent (Santa Úrsula de Florencia), apparently the crypt of the woman who posed for the creation of the famous painting of the Mona Lisa has been discovered. When the place was discovered, it was first found a one-foot layer of more modern concrete, and underneath that, an older one of 35 one-inch-wide bricks.

Up to 3,000-year-old body found in Ireland

Up to 3,000-year-old body found in Ireland

Human remains found in an Irish swamp could be up to 3,000 years old, explained the archaeologists who worked at the site. The body believed to belong to a woman was discovered by the driver of a lawn-grinding machine in a swamp near Portlaoise in the central region of the country on Wednesday.

The largest Neolithic city in China identified

The largest Neolithic city in China identified

A team of archaeologists has excavated the largest Neolithic site in China, located in northwestern Shaanxi province, which is four square kilometers in total and 4,000 years old. The conclusion of being the largest found has been taken by a total of 40 Chinese experts.

"Treasures" of the Complutense Historical Library, his most important works

The website of the Historical Library of the Complutense University of Madrid, has published on its portal the section "Treasures", where the 31 most important works that it has in its library can be found. How were they chosen? Taking into account its rarity, especially in the manuscripts, as well as its originality, antiquity and origin.

Why did the Otomi disappear?

Why did the Otomi disappear?

An archaeological study shows us that investigating the genetics of our ancestors helps us to carry out hereditary checks that in other ways are difficult to prove. Jaime Mata-Míguez carried out a follow-up of the Aztec and Otomí culture through DNA samples. The anthropologist at the University of Texas observed a sudden change in culture during the 15th century, where it is appreciated that the citizens of Xaltocan lived, and suddenly they disappear, finding only vestiges of the Aztecs.

They find a castreño deposit in Astorga

They find a castreño deposit in Astorga

This site is the third that has been located in this municipality and belongs to a settlement during the 2nd century BC, once again verifying the existence of a pre-Roman population in Astorga.Due to the limited budget of the administrations, the few economic outlets of the City Council of the city and having as a priority the arrangement of the cube of the wall, in the street of La Buraca, no consignment will be allocated to carry out more work on the deposits.