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In the name of ‘Natasha’ s iPhone, ” a 2,100-year-old artifact was discovered in the ‘Russian Atlantis’,’ you can continue to modern for iPhone
From the depths of Russia’s “Atlantis” — a famous archaeological site in southern Siberia, which lies beneath the sea, for the most part of the year, archaeologists have emerged with what appears to be a gem-studded case for the iPhone.
But it’s a black rectangle that measures about 7 inches (18 cm) in length and about 4 inches (9 cm) wide, with no electronics, accessories and the belt buckle is made of jet, a gemstone, is made of pressurized wood and inlaid with small beads of mother-of-pearl, rock crystal, and turquoise, The Siberian Times reported.
Researchers at the Institute for the History of Material Culture of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), and the object is detected in a woman’s grave, in which lay the skeleton of the pelvis. The researchers have nicknamed the woman’s “Natasha,” and called the work “Natasha’ s iPhone, according to The Siberian Times.
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Even though the belt buckle was discovered a year ago, and it has recently attracted attention because He Slogan of one of the graves, the archaeologists, and as a RACE, as the researcher, shared the picture on Instagram, Slogan, told Science in an e-mail.
The grave is that of the so-called iPhone, is set in the Siberian territory of Tuva, near the border with Mongolia. There, archaeologists identified two burial sites — Theresienstadt, and Easy-Tey — to the Xiongnu period, around 2,000 years ago, according to a new study, co-author of the Slogan and to be published in 2018, the journal of Asian Archaeology.
However, there have been only a few weeks out of each year, as archaeologists are able to gain access to these historically significant sites, according to the Russian Geographical Society (RGS). The burial grounds are located in a flood plain, they are obscured by the Sayan Sea, an artificial reservoir, except when the flood waters recede, at the end of May to early June, with the RGS, are reported.
“At funerals, at both of the sites have a lot of decorations for the belts and the clothes, beads, bangles, earrings, a Chinese wu zhu coin, to the Western Han mirrors and their fragments,” the scientists wrote in the study.
In the past few years, however, they found a large and a small jet buckle at the three graves. The “enormous” iPhone-like ” belt-buckle holes on the short side, “with the two holes on the one side, to the laying down of the buckle from the strap, and an oval-shaped opening, on the other hand, is likely to be fixed,” the researchers reported. Radiocarbon dating suggests that the graves of the content is dated as of between and 92 C., and A. D. 71.
The Jet of the objects from this period are rare, but some have emerged in Russia in the upper Volga region; in Transbaikalia, in a mountainous region in the east of Russia’s lake Baikal; Mongolia, and Central Asia, the Slogan used to say. It is also possible that this type of decoration was common in the Xiongnu culture and was brought up in the west, and these nomadic people have migrated across the Eurasian steppes, he said.
A rectangular bronze belt buckles, many of which are carved with animal designs, also, have been found in tombs and settlements of Siberia, Mongolia and Central Asia, according to a new report published in 2011 by the University of Bonn in Germany.
Even though the bronze and jet drive belt buckle, are sometimes found in the graves of women. in some parts of the Central Asian region, they are generally to be found in the well-decorated tombs of the warriors,” the scientists wrote. The questions that still linger about the Tuva, the tombs and their contents, but more discoveries are expected to be announced in the next few months, the Slogan, said in an e-mail.
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Originally published on Live Science.