Palmanova fortress town, The strategic location of war

Fort in the form of a star – type fortifications, which first appeared in the XV century in Italy. At that time, the medieval fortifications that were built of stone, becoming an easy target for the guns. That is why forts star began to build of brick, earth and other materials that are made to strengthen a much more powerful and have reduced the probability of failure of cannonballs.

Palmanova fortress town, The strategic location of war

City of Palmanova in Northern Italy.

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The Unique Kabayan Fire Mummies

Mummification – Relatively well-studied ancient rite preservation of dead bodies – mostly we associate with the embalmed Egyptian mummies. However, remarkably well-preserved remains found in the Philippines, have shed light on the existence of both types of mummies – fire. Uniqueness fire Kabayan mummies that, unlike most antiquities they are still located in the natural environment. Caves, keeping them secret, have been repeatedly looted and is now considered to be the place endangered.

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800-Year-Old Mobile Phone Found In Austria?

Archaeologists working in the Austrian town of Fuschl am See near Salzburg, found a unique artifact of the XIII century, resembles a mobile phone. Researchers still find it difficult to determine the true purpose of the 800-year-old subject, but Web users do not hesitate to put forward the most ambitious version.

800-Year-Old Mobile Phone Found In Austria?

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