Cloth w/ ornaments from Kyiv barrow, c 10 century

Heart-shaped ornamentations on Kyiv Rus textiles 1000 years ago. ‘Sacral Ivy’?

What could that ornamentation be? The author of this article thinks that it is a representaion of an ivy leaf. We...

Secret of gold-painted ceramic vessels from Varna Necropolis

"Ceramic vessels - plate and bowl from grave 4 of the Varna Chalcolithic necropolis. The plate is a wide flat plate...
Sun above the Golden Gate in Kyiv during WInter Solstice

Kyiv Golden Gate at Winter Solstice

The picture was taken by the author of this post at noon (13 o'clock 'winter time') on December 20, 2023. The...
Kernosiv idol, c, 3,000 BC

Mysterious Kernosiv Idol from Ukraine dating Third millennium BC is one of the finest...

According to Ukr Wiki, the unique statue was accidentally discovered while digging a silo pit in 1973 near the village of...

Russia exhibits stolen artifacts from the famous Kamyana Mohyla in Ukraine

The Russian occupants opened an exhibition in Tauric Chersonesus in Crimea of the artifacts they had stolen from the world-famous Kamyana...

Yin-Yang symbol originated in the area of present-day Ukraine

The earliest known depiction of Yin-Yang symbol belongs to the Trypillia culture and dates to 5200 B.C. The oldest preserved drawing...

Unique Royal Hat of a Rus ruler from a barrow near Kyiv

The hat was discovered in 1877 by archaeologist Samokvasov in the same barrow as the shirt mentioned in the previous article....

Ukrainian language is likely the closest to original Proto-Indo-European language

British philologist William Jones in early 1786 voiced his famous "Phililoger Passage" which is considered the beginning of Indo-European studies. Here...

Mezhyrich Mammoth Bone Hut is the most ancient human architecture known on earth. It...

In 1965 in central Ukraine, a farmer expanding his cellar dug up the lower jawbone of a mammoth and other large...

Iphigenia in Tauris, modern-day Crimea

Iphigenia in Tauris (Ancient Greek: Iphigeneia en Taurois) is a drama by the playwright Euripides, written between 414 BC and 412 BC. Although Wikipedia...

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