Ancient History

News and information about strange archeological finds and mysterious artifacts

Archeologists unearth evidence of ‘unusually sophisticated’ technology beneath ancient ‘pyramid’ on Greek island of Keros

New excavations on the remote island of Keros reveal monumental architecture and technological sophistication at the dawn of the Cycladic Bronze Age. New research on the 4,000-year-old site of Dhaskalio - a giant, gleaming, stepped...

This is the largest dinosaur EVER discovered: A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina

This is an enormous treasure! Fossilised bones - 150 in "remarkable condition" - of seven giant dinosaurs believed to be the largest creatures ever to walk the Earth, have been unearthed in the desert near La...

Kent sinkhole reveals hidden network of WWI tunnels that have been buried for decades

Sometimes, a sinkhole becomes a door to another dimension! After the car park of a Kent branch of Primark collapsed, an unexpected and giant network of underground tunnels that could date back a century was discovered...

Ancient Civilisation: Machu Picchu Before And After Photos. WOW!

Machu Picchu is a mysterious 15th-century Inca site in Peru. These amazing pictures show the evolution of the archeological site from its discovery to now! Now compare! Machu Picchu was unknown to the outside world before being...

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...

The 2012 Archeology and Anthropology Unresolved Mysteries

Jesus was married. A sensational papyrus quoting Jesus talking to his wife was decrypted by Harvard historian Karen King in September 2012. Fake or Reality? For the vatican, this piece of papyrus is a...

Ancient Populations Used Advanced Sound Technology To Alter Consciousness And Speak With The Dead

A prehistoric necropolis yields clues to the ancient use of sound and its effect on human brain activity. Researchers detected the presence of a strong double resonance frequency at 70Hz and 114Hz inside a 5,000-years-old...

Ancient sarcophagus surrounded by 14 stone pillars with mysterious inscriptions discovered in Mongolia

In the desert steppes of eastern Mongolia, a group of archaeologists discovered a mysterious monument consisting of a stone sarcophagus surrounded by 14 stone pillars covered with Turkic runic inscriptions, dating back to the...

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...

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...

Ancient Zuni Native Americans Speak Japanese in New Mexico

Weird things have been popping up in the Land of Enchantment since forever. Aliens knew what they were doing when they landed in New Mexico all those years...

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...

Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital, the sacred city of Tenochtitlan

The priest quickly sliced into the captive's torso and removed his still-beating heart. That sacrifice, one among thousands performed in the sacred city of Tenochtitlan, would feed the gods and ensure the continued existence...

Rare iron artifacts dating back to the Bronze Age long before humans were able to smelt iron ore were forged from IRON METEORITES

Researchers have found several rare iron tools dating back to the Bronze Age across the world. This includes beads from Gerzeh, Egypt, dating back to the year 3200 BCE, a dagger from Turkey from...

The world’s oldest mummified puppy has been just found in Siberia and is 12,500 years old

These are amazing images of the sibling of the world's oldest mummified puppy found in Siberia. The dog mummy is 12,500 years old has been unearthed a small village of eastern Russia. The perfectly conserved puppy...

Early humans experienced a supervolcano explosion while travelling from Africa to Australia

Early humans may have seen a supervolcano explosion up close as revealed through the analysis of two ancient teeth found in an Indonesian cave. The two teeth also indicate that our species had arrived there...

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...

How Many Times has the World Ended? – Apocalypse Infographic

How many times has the World ended? Look at this funny doomsday apocalyptic infographics. 2012 was not the first expected and predicted apocalyptic end of the world.   In looking at just how many apocalypse predictions there have been...

Graveyard of Ancient Giants Unearthed in China

An incredible graveyard of Giants, buried 5,000 years ago, has been uncovered by archaeologists in eastern China. Many of the men discovered in Jiaojia village near Jinan City,...

These two ancient skulls discovered in China appear to be hybrids of humans, neanderthals and a third mysterious race

Two 100,000-year-old skulls unearthed in China are up-ending ideas about human evolution. They appear to be hybrids of humans, neanderthals — and a third mysterious race. the so-called ‘mosaic’ skulls link to mysterious Denisovan...

Ancient Mystery: Unusual Aztec Dog Cemetery Found in Mexico City – February 2014

This is not the first time a burial of a dog has been found, but it is the first find where many dogs were carefully buried together, in a setting that is like a...

Aurornis Xui: A New Flying Dinosaur that Lived About 150 Million Years Ago has been Discovered in China

A new flying dinosaur that lived about 150 million years ago has been dug up in China, which scientists say throws new light on the evolution of birds. The Aurornis xui was about the...

Preserved Woolly Mammoth Displayed in Tokyo until September 2013

If you are in Japan within the next months, you should stop at an exhibition hall in Yokohama, south of Tokyo to admire the frozen body of a wholly and almost intact wholly mammoth. A...

Spanish Stonehenge Resurfaces After Extremadura Reservoir Dries Up

Drouhgt is a nightmare for farmers... But sometimes it is gold worth for archeology! Drought reveals long lost 'Spanish Stonehenge' in Extremadura reservoir. Picture...

Intricately carved gem sealstone discovered in tomb of Bronze Age Greek warrior

A 3,500-year-old tomb of a Bronze Age warrior in southwest Greece was unearthed 2 years ago by researchers from the University Cincinnati. The so-called 'Griffin Warrior' has revealed his most stunning historical offering yet: an...

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...

Giant polar bear skull unearthed could be that of the legendary ‘weasel bear’

A huge, unusually shaped polar bear skull emerged in 2014 from an eroding archaeological site southwest of Utqiagvik. It is so different from most modern polar bear skulls that scientists believe they have found the...

‘The Grave of an Alien’: Burial of a 1 year old baby with skull heavily deformed by barbaric traditions discovered

The burial of a child of the 2nd century AD was discovered by archaeologists at the ancient necropolis of Kyz-Aul in the east of Crimea. The expedition members dubbed him "the grave of an alien"...

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...

Lost biblical city of Ziklag discovered by archaeologists

The ruins of Ziklag, the long-lost town famed as a refuge for King David in the Hebrew Bible has finally been discovered by a team of archeologists in Israel. The...

This 5,000-year-old mummy is the earliest known tattooed woman

A new analysis of two ancient Egyptian mummies has uncovered the earliest known examples of “figural” tattoos on human beings - that is, tattoos that are meant to represent a real things, rather than...

8 million dog mummies discovered in ancient Egyptian catacomb built for the animal cult of Anubis

Nearly 8 million mummified puppies and grown dogs have been discovered in the catacombs of the sacred temple of Anubis in Egypt. The catacomb ceiling also contains the fossil of an ancient sea monster more...

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...

Cross and a Menorah, two Christianity and Judaism symbols, found in a cave in Israel

Engravings of a cross and a menorah carved thousands of years ago were recently found in a cave in Israel. The discovery of two side-by-side symbols associated with Judaism and Christianity, respectively, coincides with a...

The red-haired, cannibalistic giants of Lovelock Cave

Skulls of giants found in Lovelock Cave, Nevada. © Don Monroe Part One: The Oral Tradition and Written Account The Oral Tradition The northern...

Anthropology News: 35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis between 2009 and 2012

At least 35 small pyramids, along with graves, have been discovered, between 2009 and 2012, densely clustered at a site called Sedeinga in Sudan. This high concentration is a surprise for experts and scientists....

Climate Change Threatens Archaeological Remains Of The Alaskan Yup’ik Eskimo Village of Nunalleq

Residents of the Yup’ik Eskimo village of Quinhagak first called in archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen in 2009 to carry out a rescue dig after observing their coastline being washed away as a...

400 mysterious ancient stone structures discovered across old lava domes in Saudi Arabia

About 400 mysterious stone structures which archaeologists call "gates," based off of their loose resemblance to "old fashioned field gates," have been discovered in Saudi Arabia. Made of low stone walls that are sometimes built...

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...

Reconstruction of the ‘Primitive Machine’ in the Great Pyramid

The 'Primitive Machine' within the Great Pyramid of Giza has been reconstructed by archeologists. This simple yet elaborate system of blocks and grooves within the Great Pyramid of Giza had been constructed by ancient Egyptians...