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Mysterious Sealed Chambers Discovered In Ancient Aztec Ruins

In the heart of modern-day Mexico City lies the great Aztec temple known as the Templo Mayor, which once served as the sacred center of the …

Archaeologists Discover 2,700-Year-Old Seal Impression of Biblical King in Jerusalem: ‘The Closest as Ever That We Can Get’ to Ancient Ruler

Israeli archaeologists announced Wednesday that they found a seal impression bearing the name of King Hezekiah, whose reign was described in the book of 2 Kings as well as elsewhere in the Bible.<p>After deciphering the royal seal impression found during excavations near the southern wall of the …

Archaeology

21 Most Beautiful Places In The World To Visit

Let your mind drift to the most beautiful places in the world. Explore stunning architectural feats, a tropical paradise, and a small Scandinavian town. The 21 places below will likely fill your bucket list for many years to come and you can count yourself lucky if you are able to visit even a …

National Parks

All eyes on King Tut's tomb in search for ancient Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti

Speculation is mounting that Tutankhamun’s tomb could lead the way to the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, in what would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century.<p>Experts say scans of the site make it 90 percent likely that there is something behind the …

Sealed chambers at ancient Aztec site in Mexico City could hold rulers' tombs

The answer to the mystery of leaders’ ultimate fate could be revealed behind two doors at the end of a tunnel into a platform at Tenochtitlán’s Great Temple<p>Archaeologists in Mexico have found a passageway and two sealed chambers beneath one of the largest temples of the ancient Aztec capital, …

Archaeology

Ancient tomb complex unearthed in south China

Ancient tomb complex unearthed in south China<p>GUANGZHOU, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Archeologists in south China's Guangdong Province have found over 50 …

8-year-old 'young Indiana Jones' discovers ancient artifact near Jerusalem

An eight-year-old with aspirations of becoming a real-life 'Indiana Jones' had his wish partially come true after uncovering an artifact at Tel Beit Shemesh, an archaeological dig site located to the southwest of Jerusalem.<p>Itai Halperin was there with his family when an object on the ground caught …

These Are the 30 Best Cities in the World | Inc.com

Each year, <i>Conde Nast Traveler</i> magazine turns to its readers to determine the very best cities in the world. Based on millions of reviews and tens of thousands of comments submitted by more than 128,000 travelers, the magazine recently announced the 30 best cities in the world. Is your city on the …

European Travel

There Are Strange Hot Spots On Giza's Great Pyramid, And No One's Quite Sure Why

Well, that didn’t take long. Only a few weeks after a team of scientists began a project using novel scanning techniques to analyze Egypt’s major …

King Tut’s awful secret unmasked

British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves rattled the archaeological community in August when he published evidence he believed high-resolution …

Ancient History

Experts optimistic Tut's tomb may conceal Egypt's lost queen | Reuters

LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Chances are high that the tomb of Ancient Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun has passages to a hidden chamber, which may be the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, experts said on Saturday.<p>There is huge international interest in Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century …

Ancient History