Ancient History

News and information about strange archeological finds and mysterious artifacts

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...

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...

Neapolis discovery in Tunisia: Huge ‘Tsunami-Sunk’ Roman ruins found underwater in Tunisia

Twenty hectares of the remains of Roman ruins under the sea have been discovered in Nabeul, Tunisia. This is a major archeological discovery which confirms ancient stories that a tsunami swallowed up part of the...

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...

The Genocide Pit in Sacred Ridge, Colorado

"Mutilated and processed" is not a phrase that you ever hope to read in any context whatsoever. But it fits good to Sacred Ridge in Colorado, an ancient...

Woolly mammoth bones discovered in soybean field in Chelsea, Michigan

Farmers digging in a Michigan field near Chelsea, discovered with amazement bones of a woolly mammoth eight feet under the surface. The find on October 1, 2015, represents one of the more complete sets of woolly...

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...

Archeologists discover 17 mostly intact mummies in Egyptian necropolis

17 mostly intact mummies have been discovered in Egyptian necropolis in Minya. The find is especially important because it’s the first human necropolis to be discovered in Minya. Egyptian archaeologists have discovered catacombs in the country’s...

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...

Biblical Town of Emmaus Where Jesus Appeared After Crucifixion Discovered by Archeologists

Archaeologists may have discovered the village where Jesus is said to have appeared after he was crucified.  According to the Gospel of Luke, after Jesus was crucified, two...

New Jawbone fossil discovery rewrites human evolution

A 2.8-million-year-old jawbone found in Ethiopia is rewriting the evolutionary history of Humans. The jawbone, which contains five intact teeth, reveals that our ancient human ancestors came on the evolutionary scene nearly half a million...

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...

The Aztecs tower of skulls in Mexico: 650 severed heads found beneath Mexico City from ritual sacrifices of men, women and children

The Aztecs tower of skulls in Mexico City: Archaeologists have found more than 650 skulls near the site of the Templo Mayor. The tower is believed to form part of the Huey Tzompantli, a massive...

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...

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...

The mysterious Sleeping Beauty has been found in Ethiopia

Archaeologists working in Ethiopia have discovered a remarkable treasure trove of artifacts dating back to the first and second centuries. It also included the skeletal remains of a mysterious woman that some are calling "Sleeping...

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...

Unprecedent Discovery: 72 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tail Unearthed In Mexico Desert (VIDEO)

Paleontologists and students from the National Institute for Anthropology and History (INAH) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) have discovered the fossilized remains of a 72 million-year-old dinosaur tail in a desert,...

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...

Divers Discover Ancient Inca Offerings in Lake Titicaca

Christophe Delaere, a Belgian archaeologist, and his team of diving archaeologists have discovered Inca treasures in Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. A team of diving archaeologists under the direction of Belgian Christophe Delaere (FNRS, ULB) has...

A mysterious giant rock monument lurks on the bottom of the Sea of Galilee in Israel and baffles scientists

It's huge, ancient, on the bottom of the sea ... and not a natural formation. In 2003, a team of Israeli archaeologists were conducting a seabed survey upon the Sea of Galilee. Then they...

Fossil of newfound species of nodosaur is so well preserved it looks like a statue

This fossil of a newfound species of nodosaur is so well preserved that it looks like a statue The dinosaur lived midway through the Cretaceous period, between 110 million and 112 million years ago. The 110...

Receding waters suck by Nor’easter Storm Riley in Maine reveal an extremely rare Revolutionary War era shipwreck

The recent nor'easter that struck the eastern coast of the U.S. last week revealed something on a New England beach that has been glimpsed only about once a decade for the last 60 years:...

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...

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...