Top 10 BIZARRE Archaeological DISCOVERIES
Many strange archaeological discoveries have been made in modern history. Hundreds of artifacts have been unearthed that have baffled scientists and challeng...
Rare Historical Artifacts
Discovering an actual Woolly Mammoth and mysterious manuscript here are Rare Historical Artifacts You Won't Believe Exist.
Newly Released DNA Analysis of Paracas Elongated Skulls Indicates Unknown Origins
Paracas is located in the Pisco Province in the Inca Region on the Southern coast of Peru. Home of the ground breaking discovery in 1928 by Julio Tello of a massive graveyard containing tombs filled w...
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Carter had built a reputation for sc...
Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
Ten Spectacular Golden Treasures of the Ancient World
Throughout the centuries, people have long been captivated by the prospect of finding a long lost treasure. While many have dedicated their entire lives to the search for gold before ‘striking it luck...
Guatemala dig uncovers Mayan artefacts
Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala uncover three well-preserved Mayan panels dating back around 1,400 years. The panels display ancient hieroglyphics that provide insights into the civilisat...
Researchers discover a 40.000 year old bracelet made by an extinct human species
Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a 40.000 year old bracelet made by an extinct human species in Siberia, Russia. It is one of the most incredible discoveries in recent years, confirming th...
3 'Forbidden Archaeology' Discoveries That Will Rock Your Boat
What are the true origins of humanity? There are so many ancient artifacts from the past that still perplex us today. How did ancient civilizations create such intricate and advanced technologies? The...
Mummified Monk Inside Buddha Statue Meditating Forever, CT Reveals
A mummified monk was found meditating inside a Buddha statue, according to Robs Webstek. Although it was already known that a skeleton was inside the relic, the
Oldest Art Was Carved Onto Shell 540,000 Years Ago
Some 540,000 years ago, an ancient ancestor of modern humans took a shark tooth and carefully carved a geometric engraving on a mollusk shell. The engraving -- the oldest piece of art ever found by at...
BBC News - In pictures: Relics discovered in Mexico's Teotihuacan
Some 50,000 artefacts are discovered in Mexico's ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mexican archaeologists say, shedding light on its mysterious past.
30 Incredible Historic Artifacts
Here are 30 incredible historic artifacts. Some of these are a few hundred years old, others are thousands of years old!
Mysterious Ancient Artifacts Discovered in Saudi Desert, Legendary City Of Gerrha Found
Ancient sources describe the legendary Arabian city of Gehrra as unmatched in wealth and importance. Located in the northeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, the city attained mythical status in the...
Robot Finds Mysterious Spheres in Ancient Temple
Hundreds of spheres suggest rituals were performed beneath an ancient pyramid in Mexico.
Zooarchaeology
Zooarchaeology is the study of faunal remains. Faunal remains are the items left behind when an animal dies. It includes: bones, shells, hair, chitin, scales, hides, proteins and DNA. Of these item...
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Sumer
Sumer (/ˈsuːmər/), or Sumeria, was one of the ancient civilizations and historical regions in southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq, during the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age. Although th...
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Neolithic Revolution
The Neolithic Revolution or Neolithic Demographic Transition, sometimes called the Agricultural Revolution, was the wide-scale transition of many human cultures from a lifestyle of hunting and gatheri...
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Discovered text (archaeology)
Discovered texts are texts before the discovery of which their existences were forgotten or not widely known.
Acropolis of Rhodes
The Acropolis of Rhodes (Modern Greek: Ακρόπολη της Ρόδου) is an acropolis dating from the Classical Greek period (5th–3rd century BC) 3 kilometers from the centre of Rhodes, in the island w...
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Acropolis
Crowned by the mighty Parthenon temple, the Acropolis rises above modern Athens; a lasting testament to Greece's glorious golden age. The Acropolis was the c...
Archaeological association
Association in archaeology is the close relationship between objects or contexts.
Associated finds or objects refers to a close relationship between two or more objects. Associated objects that ca...
Dreros
Dreros (Ancient Greek: Δρῆρος), also (representing Modern Greek pronunciation) Driros, near Neapoli in the regional unit of Lasithi, Crete, is a post-Minoan archaeological site, 16 km northw...
Larissa (Argolis)
Larissa (Greek: Λάρισσα) is the ancient and medieval acropolis of Argos, located in a high rocky hill, within the town's boundaries. It is named after the nymph Larissa. 22°42′52″E / 3...
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Disjecta membra
Disjecta membra, also written disiecta membra, is Latin for “scattered fragments” (also scattered limbs, members, or remains) and is used to refer to surviving fragments of ancient poetry, manuscripts...
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Sterile deposit
In archaeology, a sterile deposit is a geological stratum that lacks any materials of archaeological significance. That is, there are no artifacts, ecofacts, or features present.
Dipylon inscription
The Dipylon inscription is a short text written on an ancient Greek pottery vessel dated to ca. 740 BC. It is famous for being the oldest (or one of the oldest) known samples of the use of the Greek a...
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Occupation earth
Occupation earth is the set of deposits believed to represent in-situ settlement at an archeological site. Typically, it may contain domestic refuse, pot sherds, tools, animal remains, and ash/charco...