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Family activities at the Archaeological Museum of Bizkaia

Family activities at the Archaeological Museum of Bizkaia

On Sundays in May, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Arkeologi Museoa de la Diputación Foral de Bizkaia will carry out a program of family workshops The aim of the program is to bring the museum closer to families, with children and girls between 6 and 12 years old, doing activities such as excavations, mini-cinemas and other games.

New entrance to Cardigan Castle discovered

New entrance to Cardigan Castle discovered

NPS Archeology, the Welsh government agency in charge of archaeological exploration, has made a major discovery at Cardigan Castle. It is a medieval arch found no less than on the castle floor. In turn, this arch could indicate the presence of an entrance in the tower of the original castle, which would date from the 12th century.

Agriculture was invented at least twice

Agriculture was invented at least twice

The foundations for the rise of Near Eastern civilizations were laid by the invention of agriculture approximately 10,000 years ago. However, there are different versions of how this happened: some think that it all started in one place in the Mediterranean and from there it spread, and others are based on the idea that it started in a multitude of independent places.

Workshop «Ancient maps come to life», at the National Library of Spain

Workshop «Ancient maps come to life», at the National Library of Spain

The old maps are also valid to be used today; Because thanks to geographic technology, these maps are georeferenced, disseminated and shared, so that anyone can use them and learn from them.The company Esri Spain offers a workshop about this geographic technology and how this tool can be used to return to the present the old maps.

Reconstruction of Tudor sculptures thanks to the 3D scanner

Reconstruction of Tudor sculptures thanks to the 3D scanner

Experts at the University of Leicester have attempted to recreate two Tudor dynasty sculptures using 3D scanning, a combination of humanities research and scientific technology. Experts have studied two burial monuments that were originally placed at Thetford Proiory, Norfolk, in an exhibition at the Old House Museum, Thetford, Norfolk, from September 7 to March 29 of next year.

Mexico recovers sculptures from the University of Miami

Mexico recovers sculptures from the University of Miami

The government has announced that the Museum of Mexico recovered three sculptures that the University of Miami possessed illegally. Among these archaeological objects is the "Serpent's Head", a basalt sculpture dated from 900 to 1200 AD, in the Highlands of Central Mesoamerica. These remains reach 39.