Ancient History

News and information about strange archeological finds and mysterious artifacts

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...

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...

Gas Chamber Discovered by Archeologists at Sobidor Death Camp, Poland

The exact location of the building that housed the gas chambers at Sobibór death camp have been discovered. This is an important moment for holocaust researchers and anybody interested in this horrifying atrocity! WARSAW, POLAND — Holocaust...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Zombie Love: Torajas Dig Up Relatives to Freshen Them Up During Ancient Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses (MaiNene)

Torajas zombie love: Every year, in Toraja, an Indonesian village in Sulawesi, residents dig up their dead to give them a wash, groom and dress them in new clothes. This ancient ritual called MaiNene, or...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ancient Fossils Discovered At Natural Trap Cave – Wyoming Sinkhole Hidden Archeological Treasures

The Natural Trap Cave in Wyoming is a deep sinkhole containing hidden archeological treasures. This wide cavern Wyoming is actually an Aladdin's cave of ancient animal bones! And not just a few ones... A mountain of bones! Scientists believe...

Nazca Lines Mystery Deepens As Sandstorm Unearths Snake And Camel Forms in Peru Desert

The Nazca Lines Mystery deepens: Gales and sandstorms uncover geoglyphs of a SNAKE and a CAMEL in the Peruvian desert! The geoglyphs, known as Nazca Lines, were first discovered from above in 1939. It is believed...

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...

Khroma and Lyuba Wooly Mammoths: Ancient Baby Mammoths Inhaled Mud And Suffocated To Death

Lyuba and Khroma are two newborn woolly mammoths from the Arctic and probably the best preserved baby mammoth specimens ever found around the world. A new scientific study suggests they died brutally inhaling mud and...

US Secret Defense: Sunken Nazi Submarine Discovered And Visited Off Texas Coast

The United States government didn't want us to know. They didn't want us to know how Germany was taking us to task, how successful these U-boats were. This Second World War submarine wrack was actually found...

Unknown Civilisation: 150 Mummies Of Ancient Unknown Culture Discovered in Atacama Desert

150 mummies of an ancient and unknown culture have been unearthed in the Atacama Desert by a team of archaeologists from Poland, Peru and Colombia. This unprecedent archeological site discovered is that of an unknown...

Rosalia Lombardo is the mysterious blinking mummy and baffles scientists

This little girl is 'truly' dead (died of pneumonia in 1920) and no demon has infiltrated her body! But the mummy of Rosalía Lombardo starts blinking her eyes several times a day. OMG! The father of...

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...

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...

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...

Major Prehistoric Discovery At Elephant Butte: Students Unearth Giant Fossil Of Stegomastodon In New Mexico

A group of friends celebrating a bachelor party made an astonishing find – a giant fossil of the tusk and skull of what’s believed to be a Stegomastodon. Paleontologists there say it looked like a...

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...

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...

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...

Terrifying Archaeological Discovery: The Screaming Mummy Mystery

Something terrifiyng was discovered in an unmarked Egyptian sarcophagus and then all around the world! Look at these screaming, undead faces staring at you! Creepy! In 1886, Gaston Maspero, the head of the Egyptian Antiquities Service, discovered...

Ancient Lives: The Secret of the 1,300-year Old Christian Tattooed Mummy Discovered in Sudan

An extremely rare Christian tattoo has been discovered on a 1,300-year old mummy in the Nile Valley. A unique Christian tattoo has been discovered on a mummy unearthed along the Nile in Sudan nine years ago. The...

Ancient Tresors Unveiled: Two Amazing Statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III Unveiled In Luxor, Egypt on March 23 2014

Two amazing statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III have been recently restored and unveiled on March23, 2014, in Luxor, Egypt, along with a carved alabaster head from another Amenhotep III statue. The severely damaged statues, which were...

Ancient History: Did a Drone Just Discover Ancient Petroglyphs in Utah?

Drones are not only used to kill people! This video claims “Drone discovers ancient petroglyphs in Utah!” The following video was made by Bill Clary from Colorado. According to him, the petroglyphs were filmed on...

Archeological Treasures: UK Storms 2014 Reveal 5,000-year-old Forest on Welsh beach – February 2014

This is surreal! The UK storms in 2014 have revealed the remains of these ancient trees on a beach near the village of Borth, Ceredigion, Mid Wales. And this ancient forest is tied to...

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...

This Fascinating Ichthyosaur Fossil Features the Oldest Vertebrate Live Birth – February 2014

This is a new amazing discovery! Paleontologists have found the oldest fossil to capture a vertebrate live birth. A fascinating and unexpected discovery was made by paleontologists at UC Davies: They have found the oldest fossil...

Scientists Have Unearthed The First Dinosaur Evidence in Saudi Arabia

Dinosaurs are fascinating, but aren't homogeneously dstributed over our planet. Scientists have just recently discovered the first ever dinosaur evidence from the Arabian subcontinent in Saudi Arabia. Unprecendent dinosaur discoveries have not only been made in...

Ancient Mystery: Was Noah’s Ark Round?

A recently deciphered 4,000-year-old clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia is providing new details about the mythological tale of Noah and his ark. Was Noah's Ark round-shaped? Mythology and tales. What exciting topics! And when a tablet,...

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...

Amazing Tattooed Mummy: Discover the Mysterious Siberian Ice Maiden

The mysterious Siberian ice maiden is an amazing tattooed mummy! Found in 1993, the Siberian Ice Maiden has animal-style deer tattoos on one of her shoulders, on her wrist and thumb. The Siberian Ice Maiden, also known...