Archaeology

King Solomon’s lost mines exposed

Jamie SeidelNews Corp Australia Network<p><b>ARE these the gates to King Solomon’s mines? Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered a fortified trading post</b> …

Ancient History

Britain's 'first selfie' discovered carved into 4,000 year-old stone

A 4,000-year-old Stone Age selfie has been unearthed from one of Britain’s spookiest areas.<p>Stunned Gordon Holmes, 64, discovered the ancient picture of a face etched into a rock on Baildon Moor in Yorkshire.<p>Gordon said: “I realised that I was looking at a Stone Age selfie.”<p>“It also shows a stick …

Ancient History

Were Egyptian 'Pot Burials' a Symbol of Rebirth?

Ancient Egyptians who buried their deceased kin in pots may have chosen the burial vessels as symbols of the womb and rebirth, scientists argue in a …

Ancient History

Hoards of the Vikings

<b>The accepted image</b> of the Vikings as fearsome marauders who struck terror in the hearts of their innocent victims has endured for more than 1,000 …

Din Lligwy: Celtic Settlement In Isolated Woodland Of Anglesey, Wales

<b>MessageToEagle.com –</b> Prehistoric ruins of Din Lligwy settlement have long history that span three different eras. This is a very special place on the …

Iron Age

Humans arrived in North America '10,000 years earlier than thought'

Humans may have arrived in North America 10,000 years earlier than originally thought.<p>Researchers from the University of Montreal claim they have …

Radiocarbon Dating

Archaeologists uncovered a pendant at a Nazi death camp — with possible ties to Anne Frank

Researchers say a recent Nazi death camp excavation has turned up personal mementos from victims, including a teenager’s triangular pendant that closely resembles one that belonged to Anne Frank.<p>The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial said in a statement Sunday that Jewish victims’ personal belongings, …

Holocaust

Inns, mosaics found in Şanlıurfa

Archaeological surface survey and cleaning works in the ancient site of Kızılkoyun and the outskirts of a historic castle in the southeastern …

Middle East

600-Year-Old Buddha Statue Discovered In China As Reservoir Water Level Drops

Locals spotted the head of the 12-foot statue poking out of the lake.<p>Archeologists believe that an ancient Buddha statue discovered by villagers in China’s Jiangxi Province is about 600 years old, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, state news agency Xinhua reported last week.<p>The top of the statue was …

Ancient History

Discovery adds rock collecting to Neanderthal's repertoire

"People have often defined Neanderthals as being devoid of any kind of aesthetic feelings, and yet we know that at this site they collected eagle …

Writtings on the walls

Originally built by the Visigoth this small castle has suffered so many changes through the years, including the actual plaster on the wall …

Remembrance Day

Inchbrayock Stone: Pictish Samson Stone Carved With Biblical Symbols And Scenes

<b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – The Inchbrayock stone, also known as the Samson stone is a remarkable and truly fascinating ancient artifact.<p>Found in 1849, in …

Ancient History

Artifacts Discovered In Crusaders' Montfort Castle Show Monks Played Board Game Nine Men's Morris

<b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – It seems some things never change<i>.</i> Nine Man Morris is an ancient Roman board game that was popular in the past and people still …

Ancient History

Excavation of Wall Dating to 10th Century BCE May Confirm Samuel 8:13

A copper smelting site and an ancient wall dating back to the 10th century BCE have been excavated at the Timna copper mines antiquities site in …

Ancient History

Inscribed Skulls in the Preobrazhenski Monastery Crypt

<i>(Image: Nicola Miller; skulls in Bulgaria’s Preobrazhenski monastery crypt)</i><p>Though macabre, there’s something strangely fascinating about gloomy …

Ancient History

New Dates Obtained for Bones from Canada’s Bluefish Caves

MONTREAL, CANADA—New radiocarbon dates have been obtained for animal-bone fragments discovered in northern Yukon’s Bluefish Caves in the 1970s, …

Radiocarbon Dating

The history of Alabama's rare ceramic headstones and their cobalt blue glaze

Several examples of Patented Loyd Markers can be found in Smyrna Cemetery in Hamilton, Ala., located near a kiln built by another Loyd brother, Isham …

History

A ‘militant archaeologist’ is famous for finding a lost city. Some say he just stole the credit.

They used to call him “the boy who bought a field.” Now headlines declare him the man who found a city underneath it.<p>Stuart Wilson was half a joke a decade ago: a young tollbooth worker who spent everything he had on four acres of Welsh grass, which hid — he was convinced — the ruins of a …

Ancient History

Archaeologists discovered 7 thousand old years old house in Moldova | News | Science & Scholarship in Poland

"This is an important discovery, because we finally have proof that representatives of the Linear Pottery culture, who inhabited huge areas in Europe …

Ancient History

Vulci

Vulci (Velch) was an Etruscan city located 12 km from the western coast of central Italy by the banks of the Fiora River. Flourishing as a trading …

Ancient History

Royal Mail stamp set marks UK's prehistoric treasures

<b>Some of the archaeological treasures of prehistoric Britain have been featured in a new set of eight stamps.</b><p>Issued by the Royal Mail, the stamps include illustrations of a headdress dug up in North Yorkshire and a bronze shield cover found in the River Thames.<p>The Neolithic village of Skara Brae in …

History

Stunning Colorized Photos Of The Discovery Of The Tutankhamun's Tomb In The 1920s

Harry Burton’s photographs capture Tutankhamun’s tomb at the moment of its discovery have enthralled the world for generations, enabling the viewer …

Tutankhamun

The Newly Discovered ‘Great Wall Of India’ In MP May Be The Second Longest In The World

The sheer size and richness of Indian culture and history has spawned several hundred books, films and folklore. But even today, possibly large …

Ancient History

Byzantine tombs unearthed in marble city

Archaeological excavations in Stratonikeia, the world’s largest marble city, have unearthed Byzantine-era tombs. Skeletons of adults and children …

Middle East

Sexism in Bronze Age China left signs of malnourishment etched on women's skeletons

Women received significantly less nutritious food than men during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty.<p>Upheaval in farming methods in the Bronze Age Eastern Zhou …

UK News

Students find secret ‘cave’ hidden under their rented house

A group of students were stunned when they found a 200-year-old secret ‘cave’ hidden beneath the cellar of their rented terraced house.<p>They made the …

Ancient History

10 Totally Unexpected Finds People Discovered In Their Backyards

There probably isn’t anyone who wouldn’t dream of finding hidden treasure or making an important archeological discovery.<p><b>Bright Side</b> has collected …

Ancient History

Petition against Lithuanian plan to build multi-million dollar conference centre on site of Jewish cemetery

A petition has been launched to oppose the construction of a multi-million dollar conference centre on a Jewish cemetery in Vilnius, the capital of …

Jewish Culture

Rare basement, fireplace excavated at 2,400-year-old palace in NW China

Most Searched: •G20 •CPC •South China Sea •Belt and Road Initiative •AIIB<p>Rare basement, fireplace excavated at 2,400-year-old palace in NW …

Ancient History

Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Keith Wille was metal detecting in the woods of Connecticut a few years ago when he found a triangle of brass about two-and-a-half inches long with a small hole in the middle. He thought little of the find at first, and threw it in his scrap pile. Mr. Wille, 29, is a manager at …

History