Chinese scientists said they have found the remains of the famous biblical Noah's Ark — the ship, which, according to legend, was built on the orders of God for the salvation of Noah, his family, and the world's animals from the Great Flood. It is reported by AFP, reports Echo of Moscow.
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a hut at an altitude of four thousand meters on Mount Ararat in Turkey. Hydrocarbon analysis showed that the materials from which the discovery is made, were made about 4 thousand 800 years ago.
"We do not believe one hundred percent that we are talking about the Ark, we believe this is 99.9%," — told reporters the representative of the group of researchers.
The structure found Ark consists of several premises, which is expected and are arranged different animal species.
In a place where the wreckage discovered, people do not live, because scientists exclude the possibility that the finding may be destroyed housing.
However, it is worth noting that the discovery of the Ark of different investigators have reported more than once, in fact, all of these discoveries were made in different parts of the world. In 2006, U.S. scientists announced that they have found an object like a Noah's ark in the Caspian Alborz mountains in north-western Iran.
Most searchers Noah's Ark believes that he is on Mount Ararat. They support their theory, including the fact that the U.S. intelligence archives are stored taken in the late 50's pictures strange object on the mountain, which was named "Ararat anomaly". In 1997, representatives of the CIA to declassify publicly promised pictures of Ararat, but the word is not kept.
One of the most famous hunters Ark. — U.S. astronaut James Irwin. In 1989, during another expedition to Ararat he shot on videotape unusual brown object. After reviewing it a number of Western scholars have suggested that on Ararat really are the remains of Noah's ark.
In January of this year, the researcher Irving Finkel of the British Museum said that the legendary Noah's Ark (or prototype) did not look like a ship in the traditional sense, but rather, was a sort of giant circular reed raft. This was the conclusion he came to being able to read the description of the vessel, is saved from the flood, a Babylonian clay tablet, whose age is estimated to be about 3700 years old.