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2,000-Year-Old Human Remains Found on Famous Antikythera Shipwreck
Underwater archaeologists made an extremely rare discovery at the world-famous Antikythera shipwreck site in Greece—the 2,000-year-old remains of ...
September 21, 2016
The Truth About Father Crespi’s Controversial Missing Artifacts
Ancient Origins investigates artifacts in Ecuador that could provide evidence of unknown civilizations, connections between America and Sumeria, ...
April 21, 2016
More Evidence Supports Claim Hidden Chamber in Tutankhamun Tomb Contains Another Burial
New evidence supports controversial claims made by Egypt's tourism minister.
March 20, 2016
Roman Sword Discovered Near Oak Island Suggests New World Contact 1,000 Years Before Columbus
Investigators have found what is believed to be a Roman shipwreck of the coast of Canada, suggesting the ...
December 21, 2015
Archaeologists Search for Goth Treasure Sought by Nazis
Heinrich Himmler personally supervised the hunt for the treasure ripped from Rome when the Visigoth King Alaric sacked ...
November 11, 2015
Oldest Continuously Operating Company Survives 1,400 Years Before Crash
Kongo Gumi survived the ups and downs of 1,400 years, but collapsed during Japan's economic downtown in 2006.
October 22, 2015
Would You Enjoy This 4,000-Year-Old Hittite Feast?
An archaeological team excavating an ancient center of the Hittite civilization in Turkey has recreated a 4,000-year-old Hittite ...
October 2, 2015
Urban Myth Confirmed True as Archaeologists Discover Hidden Tunnels in Mexico
Talk of a maze of underground tunnels beneath the Colonial city of Puebla in Mexico has long been ...
September 20, 2015
Real-Life ‘Lord of the Flies’: The Strange, Violent History of Pitcairn Island
Pitcairn Island is a place so remote, and with a history so bizarre, that until recently it was ...
August 20, 2015
What Is a Fetus Doing Inside the Coffin of a 17th Century Mummified Bishop? (+Video)
What connection did the child have to this prominent bishop?
July 5, 2015
The 6,000-Year-Old Crown Found in a Dead Sea Cave
The oldest known crown in the world, strangely decorated with vultures and doorways, was found among objects like ...
June 8, 2015
Did Humans Walk the Earth With Dinosaurs? Triceratops Horn Dated to 33,500 Years
A triceratops brow horn discovered in Dawson County, Mont., has been controversially dated to around 33,500 years, challenging ...
January 25, 2015
Ancient Greek Amulet With Strange Palindrome Inscription Discovered in Cyprus
Archaeologists in Cyprus have unearthed a 1,500-year-old amulet in the ancient city of Nea Paphos in Cyprus, which ...
January 18, 2015
Hoard of 5,000 Anglo Saxon Coins Worth Over $1.5 M Discovered by Amateur Metal Detectorists
Amateur treasure hunters struck it rich when they unearthed a massive hoard of more than 5,000 silver coins ...
January 15, 2015
Ancient History of New Year’s Resolutions
A New Year's resolution is a tradition, most common in the West but found around the world, in ...
January 14, 2015
In Search of the Legendary 1,000-Foot White Pyramid of Xi’an
Mixed in with the reality of impressive tombs in China, is a legend of an enormous 1,000-foot white, ...
January 4, 2015
The Ghost City of Bhangarh and the Curse of the Holy Man
The abandoned fort of Bhangarh is thought to be the most haunted place in India, so much so ...
December 20, 2014
Object Used as Door Stop Identified as Rare 3,500-Year-Old Ceremonial Dagger
An object pulled up by a plow in a field and used to prop open an office door ...
December 10, 2014
Han Purple: A 2,800-Year-Old Artificial Pigment That Quantum Physicists Are Trying to Understand
A pigment created by the Chinese some 2,500 years ago has the ability to emit powerful rays of ...
December 7, 2014
The Green Children of Woolpit: 12th Century Legend of Visitors From Another World
The Children of Woolpit is an account dating back to the 12th century, which tells of two children ...
December 4, 2014
How Ancient Japanese Monks Mummified Themselves to Death
Over 1,000 years ago, a practice was pioneered by a Japanese priest named Kukai, which was intended to ...
November 23, 2014
Tracing the Origins of a Mysterious Ancient Queen of Ethiopia
According to local tradition, the fall of the Aksumite kingdom of Ethiopia toward the end of the 10th ...
November 22, 2014
New Evidence Suggests Gladiators Consumed Plant Ash for Bone Strength
A new study has revealed evidence that gladiators drank a beverage made from plant ash, vinegar, and water.
November 16, 2014
Do Spirit Pond Inscriptions Show That the Holy Grail Was Taken to North America?
Forensic geologist, Scott Wolter, has put forward a radical new theory concerning a set of three inscribed stones ...
November 15, 2014
Bulgarian Farmer Discovers Skull Resembling Werewolf in a Sealed Box
A Bulgarian born farmer claims to have found a box, chained shut, containing a werewolf-like skull while ploughing ...
November 13, 2014
Have Researchers Cracked the Code of the 4,000-Year-Old Phaistos Disc?
The Phaistos Disc is a fired clay plate from the 2nd millennium BC with both sides showing a ...
November 9, 2014
New Research Suggests Early Contact Between Easter Island and Americas
People may have been making their way from Easter Island to the Americas well before the Dutch commander ...
November 7, 2014
U.S. Consumer Confidence Slumps to Near 3-Year Low
New York Mayor’s Threat Against Congregations Prompts Outpouring of Condemnation from Civil Liberties Defenders
NYC DAs Raise Concerns Over Planned Prison Releases That Includes ‘High Risk’ Inmates
Inspector General Finds Rampant Errors in FBI Surveillance
Top Health Official: US Considering Advising People to Wear Masks
CDC: COVID-19 Cases With Diabetes, Lung Disease, Cardiovascular Disease at Higher Risk
‘My Pillow’ CEO Exhorts Nation to Return to God Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Trump Calls for New $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package
NGO Urges Adoption of New ‘Pandemic Paradigm’ for COVID-19 Vaccine Development
Justice Department Turns Over Unredacted Mueller Report to Federal Judge