Ancient History

News and information about strange archeological finds and mysterious artifacts

A Collection of the World’s Oldest Examples of Ordinary Things and Everyday Objects

Have you ever wondered how socks, a bag or even a condom look like in the past? Well this collection of the world's oldest examples of ordinary things and everyday objects will help you figure it...

Guildhall’s Skull Mystery: Gladiators Fought In Ancient London

Are the 39 skulls found at London Wall decapitated heads of 'gladiators' ? Disarticulated human remains of forty Roman individuals were discovered, in 1988, beneath the site of Guildhall (London City). After re-examination, they may represent...

Archeology: Ancient Astronomical Laboratory Discovered In Peru

A 4,000-year-old ancient astronomical laboratory was discovered at the archaeological complex of Licurnique, Peru. Archeologists have stumbled upon a site where ancient people observed the stars thousands of years ago in northern Peru. Astronomical observations were found engraved...

Amazing Archeology: Ancient Magic Evil Eye Box Discovered In New Sudanese 2,000-year-old cemetery

A 2,000-year-old cemetery with several underground tombs has been discovered near the Nile River in Sudan. Archaeologists excavated several of the underground tombs, finding artifacts such as a silver ring, engraved with an image of...

Stunning Ancient Greek Mosaic Depicting The Nine Muses or Daughters of Zeus Unearthed in Turkey

This stunning ancient Greek floor mosaic was just excavated in Zeugma, southern Turkey. The mosaic is about 2200 years old and depicts the Nine Muses of Greek arts and sciences, who are said to have...

Real Human Teeth Found In Weird Jesus Christ Statue In Mexico

Real human teeth found in weird Jesus Christ statue in Mexico. WTF!?! Well yes, restauration workers were also baffled by this let say strange discovery! Restoration workers in Mexico were in for a surprise when a...

Vampires in Poland Weren’t Resistant to Cholera

Vampires in Poland were killed by CHOLERA. Suspected vampire skeletons found in a cemetery in Poland are thought to have been the first to die from disease outbreaks. As far back as the 11th century, a...

Did You Know? The Stone Heads on Easter Island Have Bodies – Moai Statues

The huge stone heads on Easter Island have buried bodies! I actually didn't know! What about you? But when you look at them for the first time who would even think about that? You have probably all...

Spinosaurus: The Largest Predatory Dinosaur to Ever Roam the Earth

Discover the amazing story of Spinosaurus: The largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the Earth! This amazing oddyssey started back in 1912 to finish in September 2014. Really cool! North Africa, 95 million years ago, was...

The ancient Aztecs and Incas invented peanut butter!

Peanuts are native to the tropics of the Americas and were mashed to become a pasty substance by the Aztec Native Americans hundreds of years ago. A number of peanut paste products have been...

This Mysterious Underwater Discovery Baffles Scientists And Could Rewrite Human History of North America

Archeologists have made a mysterious underwater discovery off Queen Charlotte Island in Canada. And this submarine archeological find near Haida Gwaii could rewrite human history. Well at least the North American human history! The sonar images acquired by...

10,000-year-old Yukagir Bison Mummy is Ready to Reveal its Secrets

The Yukagir bison mummy was hidden away under frozen ground for nearly 10,000 years. Now, this extremely well-preserved bison is finally ready to give up its secrets. In 2011, members of the Yukagir tribe in northern...

Second Largest Ancient Giant Tomb Of First Chinese Emperor’s Grandmother Discovered in Shaanxi

An ancient giant tomb has been unearthed in Xi'an, China. It is however still unclear who was buried in it! According to first investigations, the tomb was built by the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang,...

Ancient Skeleton Re-discovered In Philadelphia Museum After 85 Years

Ancient Skeleton Re-discovered In Philadelphia Museum After 85 Years! I knew there were weird things going on in Museums! But that is really unexpected! This skeleton was originally found by British archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley around...

Strange Archeology News: Parasitic Worm Discovered In Ancient Syrian Tomb

Researchers have found evidence of a parasitic infection in the skeletal remains of an individual that lived between 6,500-6,000 years ago in an early farming settlement of northern Syria. The discovery represents not only the...

Doomsday in 2012? Maya Hieroglyph Fund Contains no Prophecy

Archaeologists have discovered a Maya text carved in stones at the "La Corona" dig site in Guatemala which refers to the 21st of the December 2012. These carvings are 1,300-year-old and represent the second...

Mysterious Ancient Stone Rings In Jordan’s Desert Baffle Scientists

What are these mysterious ancient stone rings found in the desert in Jordan? Archeologists are baffled! Archaeologists from Western Australia have documented 12 Jordanian ancient stone rings and are trying now to decipher the mystery behind. These...

Nazca Lines Discovered in Kazakhstan – Explore Images of Some of 50 New Ancient Geoglyphs

More than 50 geoglyphs with various shapes and sizes have been discovered across northern Kazakhstan in Central Asia, say archaeologists. These sprawling structures, mostly earthen mounds, create the type of landscape art most famously seen...

Is This Alexander The Great’s Tomb? Greek Archeologists Are Sure Of Their Sensational Discovery

Greek archeologists say they have found Alexander the Great's tomb! I say OH PLEASE! The tomb is situated in ancient Amphipolis, a major city of the Macedonian kingdom, situated 100km (62 miles) east of Thessaloniki. Amphipolis was...

Now it is sure! Harvard owns a book that’s bound in human skin!

Now it is sure! Harvard owns a book that’s bound in human skin. One of its curators announced today that tests on a book titled 'Des destinées de l’ame' (Destinies of The Soul), which was...

70-Million Years Old Dinosaur Egg Containing Intact Embryo Being Analyzed In Mississippi

What could be most amazing than a 70-Million years old dinosaur egg? Probably when the fossilized egg still contains an intact embryo! Such a rare find is now being analyzed by scientists in Mississippi! STARKVILLE, MS...

Stonehenge Mystery Solved: Ancient Neolithic Site Was A Complete Circle

It's a puzzle that has taken 4000 years to solve: was Stonehenge built in a complete circle? Stonehenge mystery solved 4000 years on: it was built in a circle! Extensive tests and excavations carried out at...

Dreadnoughtus: The Largest Dinosaur on Earth

Dreadnoughtus was the largest dinosaur on Earth. The fossil and remains of this MEGA dinosaur have been unveiled to the public on September 4, 2014. The fossils of the largest dinosaur EVER living on earth have recently...

Huge Circular Viking Fortress Discovered Near Copenhagen

The remains of a huge circular Viking fortress have been discovered on the Vallø Estate, about 30 miles south of Copenhagen on the Danish island of Zealand. It represents the seventh ringed fortresses ever discovered...

Mammoth Skeleton Found In Family Gravel Pit In Texas Is 90% Complete

A 90% complete mammoth skeleton has been discovered in family gravel pit This unearthed Ice Age creature is 60,000-year-old! Amazing! A family were left stunned when they discovered the skeleton on a 60,000-year-old mammoth in their...

5,500-Year-Old Ancient Axe With Intact Wooden Shaft Uncovered at Rødbyhavn, Denmark

This ancient axe with intact wooden shaft was uncovered at Rødbyhavn, Denmark. It dates to the Stone Age, about 5,500 years ago. AMAZING! Archaeologists have unearthed a remarkably well-preserved axe with an intact shaft. The narrow-necked...

2500-year-old Russian Princess Tattooed Mummy Witchcraft: The Siberian Ice Maiden Triggers Natural Disasters

The Siberian Ice Maiden witchcraft is so powerful it triggers natural disasters. Because local elders feared that the Russian ice mummy upheaval led to a series of natural disasters, it will be returned to her resting place. The 2,500-year-old...

The Skeleton Lake in Himalaya Is Full of Bones From Old Asian Pilgrims Killed by Apolcalyptic Hailstorm and Younger Mysterious Europeans

There are some creepy places where dead bodies just lay out in the open! Take Roopkund glacial lake, which is during the winter the perfect place to go skating.

New Mythical Osiris Tomb Discovered in Egypt Is Identical To That In Luxor And Mythology

Archeologists have just uncovered the copy of the mythical Luxor's Tomb of Osiris, God of the Dead, at another archeological site in Egypt. The tomb complex contains multiple shafts and chambers, a carving of Osiris...

Jesus Christ is Buried in Japan

Jesus Christ is buried in Japan. This is what claims a mountain hamlet in northern Japan. Discover this little-Known Legend of Jesus in Japan. On the flat top of a steep hill in a distant corner...

Dinosaur Mystery: The Gigantic Arms of Deinocheirus Mirificus – The Weirdest Dinosaur

A dinosaur mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years has finally been solved. In the 1960s, researchers unearthed two gigantic dinosaur arms. For decades, scientists have speculated about what kind of beast they belonged...

World’s Oldest Computer – The Ancient Greek Antikythera Mechanism – Is Older Than Previously Thought

Sometimes ancient history can get a bit more ancient. The ancient Greek Antikythera Mechanism — also known as the world's "oldest analog computer" for its ability to predict lunar and solar eclipses and solar, lunar...

Is This Ancient Sea Dinosaur A Cousin Of Loch Ness Monster? Jurassic Ichthyosaur Fossil Found in Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Scottish paleontologists have discovered the ancient sea monster of your nightmares. The large reptile, an Ichthyosaur,  lived in Scotland's Isle of Skye some 170 million years ago. This is the same area of the world...

Ötzi The Iceman Mummy Has A New Tattoo – Unexpected!

A new tattoo has been discovered on Ötzi the Iceman mummy. This strange new drawing is the 61th. And it came as a big surprise. Researchers in Italy have discovered a strange new tattoo on the ribcage...

Large sinkhole at Brisbane’s Archerfield Airport contains hidden archeological treasures

Brisbane's airport teams have made an unexpected and surprising discovery while examining a sinkhole that opened up on a grass runway. They uncovered ironbark shoring and iron rods believed to be the remnants of a...

Just a giant woolly mammoth’s tusk discovered in a Siberian riverbed – How large are actually woolly mammoths?

This is a huge woolly mammoth's tusk! Can you imagine the size of this beast? But actually how large were woolly mammoths? A lot of people think of woolly mammoths as huge, but there are a few mammoth...

That would make a great omelette!

Construction workers discovered 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs during road repair work in Heyuan City on April 19, 2015. The city that boasts the largest number of dinosaur eggs in the world has already won a Guinness...

Chichen Itza grand Kukulkan Castle Pyramid sits over sacred sinkhole cave or cenote

There is a sacred sinkhole cave - cenote - under Chichen Itza’s grand Kukulkan Castle Pyramid. This amazing discovery could shed new light on the ancient Maya civilisation. The sacred lake is 35 (105ft) metres across and over 20 metres (60ft)...

Ancient Biblical city of Corinth destroyed by earthquake 1,400 years ago uncovered in underwater excavations

In 2017, underwater archeologists discovered the Roman Harbour at Lechaion – the main harbour town of ancient Corinth, which was completely destroyed by an earthquake 1,400 years ago. The Greek city, which was rebuilt...

Skeletons with anomalous large elongated skulls newly discovered in Bolivia

Researchers have recently discovered six new skeletons in Bolivia. Two of them are of extreme interest since they display anomalous, freakishly large, elongated skulls. According to researchers one of the skeletons had an elongated head that...