To learn about childhood in the ancient city in Roman Egypt, historians have examined nearly 7,500 documents dating is believed to be the sixth century and earlier. This city was a Roman administrative center of the region, and about 25,000 people lived there. And yet this city has been a source of resources for the weaving industry in Egypt.
From papyruses found during the excavations, historians have discovered that Roman Egypt had its own version of the Boy Scouts youth organization that was known as the "gymnasium" in which young people were explained how to become good citizens.
On the pictures taken from space in 2011, it is clearly visible giant geoglyphs in the Ural mountains, shaped like a moose, which is believed to have been a precursor of geoglyphs in the Nazca in Peru. A masonry type, known as "chipping", suggesting that this structure was built 3000, or even 4000 BC. e.
The length of the construction is about 275 meters. Moose muzzle is directed towards the north, so that the geoglyphs in prehistoric times could see it from a nearby ridge, and it looked like a glowing white figure on a background of green grass. Currently geoglyphs is covered with ground.
In July 2013, in the high part of the Amazonas region in Peru, archaeologists discovered 35 sarcophaguses, which height was only 30 cm. Such a small height allowed to assume that these sarcophaguses were intended for the mysterious culture of children Chachapoyan, whose members called themselves "warriors of the clouds," as far as they lived in the highland tropical forests.
The ancient villages of the Bronze Age on the territory of today's Germany and Switzerland were scattered around the Alpine lakes. When in the 70's the excavations began there, archaeologists have found about 160 houses, whose age ranged from 2600 to 3800 years. The houses on the banks of the lake were often flooded. To escape the coming water, their inhabitants moved to land. And when the water level returned to normal, they came back to their houses.
More than 40 years ago in Greenland during the hunt two brothers stumbled upon Inuit burial, in which there were 500-year-old mummies are well preserved in the arctic climate. In two separate graves there were eight bodies - six women and two little babies, and all had hunting clothes. Inuit belief of that time demanded that the people were ready to hunt even after their death.
The most heartbreaking story is a story about six-months baby boy. It seems that he was buried alive. His face was lifted up as if he was waiting for his mother, who will never touch him again. According to Inuit traditions, if a child buried next to his dead mother, they will go to the afterlife together.