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The Ancient Ruins On and Beneath the Sacred Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is located in the Andes between Bolivia and Peru. It is the largest freshwater lake in South America, and is also regarded as the …

17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed

According to the conventional view of history, humans have only walked the Earth in our present form for some 200,000 years. Advanced civilizations …

Ancient Mayan Canals Possibly Spotted in Satellite Images

Where the rain forests of Guatemala now stand, a great civilization once flourished. The people of Mayan society built vast cities, ornate temples, …

Six mysterious historical objects which remain unexplained

The history of humanity spans several millennia, and historians will never know all of its secrets. Artefacts found during the course of …

Some of the ancient (sometimes bizarre) ways humans once wore makeup

Men and women have been wearing makeup since, basically, the beginning of time. Using different ways to ornament the body is an age-old way to …

Hidden rooms in Tutenkhamun's Tomb may contain ancient porn stash, claim enthusiastic archaeologists

<b>Hidden rooms discovered in the tomb of King Tutenkhamun may contain his ancient Egyptian porn stash, according to archaeologists.</b><p>The boy king, who …

Prehistoric Britons mummified their dead like the ancient Egyptians, research reveals

While the ancient Egyptians were busy mummifying their dead, prehistoric Britons – well beyond the fringes of the known world – were doing the same …

Rare ancient tomb found in North China

Most Searched: •Refugee •V-Day parade •World War II •AIIB •South China Sea<p>Rare ancient tomb found in North China<p>TAIYUAN, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- …

The Exceptional Kokino Observatory – Ancient Megalithic Site, Holy Mountain

At the dawn of the 21 st century, at a place called <i>Tatic's Stone</i> , near the village of Kokino, in the Republic of Macedonia, archaeologists …

Pompeii and the Ancient Origins of Blaming the Victim

People have sought moral explanations for natural disasters since antiquity.<p>When scientists recently re-examined the ancient remains of people killed in the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius, they were surprised by two findings in particular. For one thing, the ancient people of Pompeii …

Ancient Peruvian site forces experts to re-think past

Archeologists have discovered a group of ancient tombs in the mountainous jungle of southeastern Peru they say is as important as the discovery of …

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Scans suggest Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tut's tomb

New scans give 'further evidence' that Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti may lie concealed in King Tutankhamun's tomb<p>High-resolution scans suggest the tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun contains passages to two hidden chambers, including what one British archaeologist believes is the last …

Cool Stuff You Didn’t Know About Ancient Egyptians

<b>The Ancient Egyptians are full of surprises.</b><p><b>Yes, they had interesting beliefs in the Afterlife — can you really take it with you? Who knows. No one’s</b> …

Secret Ancient Subterranean Tunnels And Caverns Across America: Who Or What Were Our Ancestors Hiding From? | Ancient Pages

Share this:<p><b>Ellen Lloyd - Ancient Pages.com -</b> Throughout all the Americas there are a number of legends of secret of subterranean passages stretching …

User account | Ancient Origins

Top New Stories<p>Gold has been prominent in human thought and history for over 6,000 years. Considered by some, to be one of earth’s rarest and most …

Evidence of Advanced Ancient Technology: Puma Punku

Pumas Punku is perhaps one of the most incredible ancient sites on planet Earth that displays the incredible stone masonry skills of its mysterious …

Hall of Ancient Egypt | Houston Museum Of Natural Science

Safely ensconced in the Sahara desert, and drawing its lifeblood from the river Nile, ancient Egyptian civilization flourished for more than three …

Archaeology

Ancient footprints show human-like walking began nearly four million years ago

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that ancient footprints in Laetoli, Tanzania, show that human-like features of …

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat

Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth.<p>Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CAT scans to examine 30 Pompeii inhabitants who were …

Ancient History

Farmer in US Midwest unearths ancient woolly mammoth

It was, to say the least, a surprising find. Farmer James Bristle was digging in a soy field near Chelsea, Michigan, last week when he and a friend came across the remains of an ancient woolly mammoth.<p>"It was probably a rib bone that came up," Bristle told the Ann Arbor News. "We thought it was a …

Natural History

Tiny ancient fossil from Spain shows birds flew over the heads of dinosaurs

International team including NHM scientists study an exceptional 125-million-year-old bird<p>Birds have an enormously long evolutionary history: The …