archaeology


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    Underwater Discovery in Submerged Mexican Cave Provides Glimpse of First Americans

    The oldest complete Ice Age skeleton found in an underwater cave in Mexico may help solve a long-standing mystery regarding the identity of the earliest... Read more

  • America's Stonehenge

    America’s Stonehenge May Be 4,000 Years Old—Did Celts Build It?

    Studying the origins of the aptly named Mystery Hill megaliths, also known as America’s Stonehenge, whets one’s curiosity but does not satisfy—unless one is satisfied... Read more

  • Suleiman I (Ottoman Turkish: سليمان اوّل) was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566. He is known in the West as Suleiman the Magnificent and in the East, as the Lawgiver. Painting by Titian.

    Researchers Getting Warmer in Hunt for the Heart of Suleiman the Magnificent

    Archaeologists in Turkey have uncovered a historical document which points to a mosque complex in Szigetvar, Hungary, as the site where the heart and internal... Read more

  • A file photo of an archaeological dig. (Shutterstock*)

    Ancient Equivalent of Tablet Computer Found in Turkey Dig

    Archaeologists digging at the ancient archaeological site of Yenikapı in Turkey have uncovered a wooden notebook, a Byzantine invention which they say is the ancient... Read more

  • Buckhorn Wash Angels (Shutterstock*)

    The Haunting Rock Art of Sego Canyon – Extra-Terrestrials or Spiritual Visions?

    The sandstone cliffs of Sego Canyon are a spectacular outdoor art gallery of petroglyphs painted and carved by Native Americans peoples over a period of... Read more

  • Four-toed 210 million year-old reptile tracks discovered on a hill in China’s Sichuan Province baffles scientists.

    Fossil Researcher Baffled by Prehistoric Footprints

    A fossil researcher says he knew the identity and location of almost all the dinosaur tracks in China, until he studied new prehistoric footprints in... Read more

  • The scorching heat produced by asteroid or comet impacts can melt tons of soil and rock, some of which forms glass as it cools. Some of that glass preserves bits of ancient plant material. (Brown University)

    Impacts Trapped Plant Bits in Glass for Millions of Years

    A research team has found fragments of leaves and preserved organic compounds lodged inside glass created by several ancient impacts in Argentina. The material could... Read more

  • The corpse of a man whose identity is unknown and whose death is a great mystery and the two puzzling clues he left behind. (Wikimedia Commons)

    6 Fascinating Unsolved Mysteries Involving Cryptic Messages

    6. Wow! Signal On Aug. 15, 1977, a 72-second radio signal from space stirred up the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Astronomer Jerry Ehman viewed... Read more

  • Dorchester Pot

    Out of Place in Time: 500-Million-Year-Old Vessel?

    Oopart (out of place artifact) is a term applied to dozens of prehistoric objects found in various places around the world that seem to show... Read more

  • London Hammer

    Out of Place in Time: Was This Hammer Made 100 Million Years Ago?

    Oopart (out of place artifact) is a term applied to dozens of prehistoric objects found in various places around the world that seem to show... Read more

  • Gornaya Shoria Megaliths

    Giant Megaliths Found in Siberia Could Be Largest in the World

    The word is starting to spread through websites that explore mysterious events and artifacts from history that megaliths found in Gornaya Shoria (Mount Shoria), Siberia,... Read more

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    Huge Underwater Pyramid Discovered Near Portugal, Navy Is Investigating, Reports Going Viral

    Reports about a huge underwater pyramid being found near Portugal off the coast of Terciera in the Azores archipelago are still going viral months after... Read more

  • Gobekli Tepe, thought to be the oldest place of worship and a massive series of stone megaliths spanning more than 20 acres and predating Stonehenge by some 6,000 years, making it about 12,000 years old. (Wikimedia Commons)

    5 Mysterious Ruins That Predate Known Civilization?

    Artifacts and ruins discovered all over the world have made many scientists question whether the currently accepted understanding of prehistoric culture is correct. Here’s a... Read more

  • Known as America's Stonehenge the site is home to the oldest megalithic ruins in America. Just who build and inhabited these ruins remain unknown. (ViaSia/BlogSpot)

    Ten Prehistoric Artifacts and Sites in America

    The realm of prehistory remains largely untouched by the scientific community, yet sites and artifacts have emerged around the world, nullifying current history books and... Read more

  • Libyan Desert Glass, gem quality piece with very rare and interesting dark inclusions, 19.5 g

    Desert Glass Formed by Ancient Atomic Bombs?

    “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” —The Bhagavad Gita Seven years after the nuclear tests in Alamogordo, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert... Read more

  • One of many mysterious stone spheres in Costa Rica. (Cindy Drukier/Epoch Times)

    Ancient Giant Spheres Scattered in Costa Rica Puzzle Archaeologists: Origins Unknown

      When workers from the United Fruit Company began clearing the jungles of Costa Rica for banana plantations in the 1930s, they made a strange... Read more

  • Photo by Raymond Ostertag (Wikipedia Commons)

    Giant Figures in Peru Desert Pre-date Nazca Lines

    A group of about 50 drawings of giant figures recently discovered in the hills of Peru’s southern coastal desert near the city of Palpa has... Read more

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