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Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology opens collection of 3.8 million items to public via online portal

The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology has opened its collection of more than 3.8 million objects to the public through an online portal as of …

Tour of abandoned, 120-year-old Boston tunnel sells out in minutes

It's been abandoned for over 50 years, but this weekend, 100 people will get the never-before opportunity to tour an abandoned 120-year-old MBTA …

Archaeologists In Pompeii Have Made The Spectacular Find Of An ‘Alley Of Balconies’ And Gorgeous Homes

An alley that once housed spectacular mansions with balconies has been discovered in Pompeii.<p>Archaeologists in Pompeii have just made the rare find …

Lost sunken cities of the ancient world — evidence of cataclysmic events, thousands of years ago?

<b>To date, we have only have explored around 5% of the ocean (source). But despite this fact, all around the planet, we have found evidence of</b> …

12,000 Years Ago, A Mysterious Culture Built The First Temple On Earth

Located 2,500 feet above sea level at the top of a mountain ridge in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey, some 15 kilometers (9 mi) northeast …

Archaeologists Make The Surprising Discovery Of The 4,800-Year-Old ‘Lost’ City Of Mardaman Hidden In Iraq

After recovering 92 cuneiform tablets, a philologist was finally able to translate the writings which gave the name of this mystery city.<p>A team of …

The Mysterious Olmec Civilization and the Giant Stone Heads

The Olmec heads are one of those archaeological artifacts that mainstream archaeology tries to avoid at all costs. Mainstream theories are limited to …

Archaeologists discover an ancient horse frozen in time

Archaeologists in Pompei, Italy, discovered an ancient horse preserved in ash after the Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD. Footage shot by the Italian …

How Nefertiti, Ancient Egypt's Revolutionary Queen, Became a Global Icon

Now known for her beauty, in ancient times, Nefertiti kickstarted religious reform, presided over a cultural revolution, and may well have ruled Egypt in her own right.<p>It was a sunny afternoon in December, 1912, and a team of archaeologists from the German Oriental Company was excavating Amarna, a …

Advanced imaging technology reveals unnoticed writing on Dead Sea Scrolls

A script's fragment is photographed at the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) department in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, on May 2, 2018. Advanced …

Neanderthals etched a message on this 36,000-year-old stone tool

The marks on this flint flake may be the latest evidence of Neanderthal symbolism.<p>At first glance, it doesn’t look like much: a few uneven lines …

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Supervolcano Eruptions Will Follow Massive Seismic Activity, Study Shows

“Our models indicate that there should be plenty of warning.”<p>After the Yellowstone supervolcano’s last two massive eruptions around 630,000 years …

What mysteries could be unlocked by new Antikythera shipwreck finds?

The shipwreck at Antikythera, Greece, continues to reveal its secrets and surprise archaeologists. As reported last week, recent excavations on the 1st century BC shipwreck have revealed statue fragments, bronze ornamentation, and wooden remains from the ship’s hull. The finds are sensational, but …

Archaeologists decipher 3,200-year-old stone telling of invasion of mysterious sea people

Ancient symbols on a 3,200-year-old stone slab have been deciphered by researchers who say they could solve "one of the greatest puzzles of …

Inside the forgotten underground city that once housed 20,000 people

These pictures capture the magical colours hidden in Greece’s Diros Cave

An innovative photographer has captured the natural twinkling colours hidden in Greece’s Diros Cave. This popular landmark in The Mani region dates back to Neolithic times and is home to a whole host of striking stalagmites and stalactites. Intrigued by Diros’ many atmospheric chambers, Yannis …

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See the Most Luxurious Medieval Manuscripts in Existence

Feel free to judge these books by their covers.<p>There are treasures to be found inside many medieval manuscripts, from pointing hands to menageries of …

Archaeologists start excavations of Eastern Gate of Philippopolis in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

A team of archaeologists headed by Maya Martinova is beginning work on excavations of the Eastern Gate of Philippopolis site in Bulgaria’s …

Was this ancient person from China the offspring of modern humans and Neandertals?

When scientists excavated a 40,000-year-old skeleton in China in 2003, they thought they had discovered the offspring of a Neandertal and a modern …

Greek mosaics uncovered in ancient city of İdyrus in Turkey's Antalya

Mosaics dating back 1,600 years, have been uncovered in the ancient city of İdyrus in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district, Hurriyet …

Ancient Greek city of Ephesus in Ionia to be reunited with Aegean Sea

The ancient city of Ephesus, an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, located in the western province of İzmir (Smyrna), is set to once again …

The Ancient underwater city Heracleion - Abu Kir / Egypt

The city dates back to the 6th century B.C. and holds some of the most beautiful artifacts you could imagine.<br>Things like grand statues of gods and …

Viral Photo On Reddit Of 2,000-Year-Old Thracian Chariot Buried With Dog And Horses Is Explained

On October 13, a photograph that appeared on Reddit of a 2,000-year-old Thracian chariot buried beside the remains of a dog and two horses went viral …

Ancient Egypt: Lost Temple of Ramses II Reveals 3,000-Year-Old Mysteries of God King

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered the remains of a temple devoted to 19th-dynasty Pharaoh Ramses II, casting further light on the religious …

A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas

The miracle of modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth.<p>Europeans arriving in the New World met people all the way from the frozen north to the frozen south. All had rich and mature cultures and established languages. The …

3,200-Year-Old Stone Inscription Tells of Trojan Prince, Sea People

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>New research into the archaeologist's work has found that this inscription is likely a forgery. Read more about the possible …

Ancient Egypt: 1,800 Years-old Pet Cemetery Filled With 100 Skeletons Discovered

Archaeologists working on Egypt’s Red Sea coast have discovered a pet cemetery nearly two millennia old containing the skeletons of 100 domestic pets …

Mysterious Bronze Arm From Ancient Shipwreck Found

Not too shabby after 2,000 years.<p>The site of a famous shipwreck dating back over 2,000 years has once again breathed new life into some very old …

More Priceless Ancient Artifacts Found at Famed Antikythera Shipwreck — NOVA Next | PBS

Archaeological divers excavating the Antikythera shipwreck have unearthed even more priceless artifacts, including fragments of statues and a …