Thursday, January 18, 2018

Ancient model of the universe found in Mexico, hidden at the foot of the volcano

Archaeologists have found in Mexico an ancient model of the universe, hidden at the foot of the volcano Istaksiatl. This is reported by the International Business Times. According to scientists, the stone find is an ancient sanctuary of the Aztec, built of stones of different...

11,500-year-old baby skull reveals how and when humans arrived in the Americas

Researchers have found answers to a long-running question: "When did humans get to the Americas and how?" The researchers said they came to this after analyzing a DNA sample taken from the skull of a six-week-old baby whose remains, dating back about 11,500 years, were...

10,000 years old ancient city in Turkey is at risk of being flooded

The ancient fortress city of Kivah on the banks of the Tigris River in southeastern Turkey is at risk of being flooded due to the Eliso dam project. The ancient city is about 10,000 years old and is located in the Turkish state of Batman. The...

Ancient sarcophagus with mysterious characters found in Mongolia

An international group of archaeologists, consisting of specialists from the University of Osaka and the Institute of History and Archaeology of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, discovered in Mongolia an ancient sarcophagus covered with Turkic runic inscriptions. According to archaeologists, the age of the sarcophagus,...

In Egypt, archaeologists discovered a mummy of about three thousand years old

In the city of Luxor, archaeologists have discovered a mummy of about three thousand years old. This is reported by AFP with reference to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. Burials were found in Upper Egypt in the 1990s by a German archaeologist, but they were...

Archaeologists have unearthed an intact statue of the Sphinx in the US desert

Archaeologists dug up a hundred-year-old statue of a sphinx in the desert near San Francisco. Scientists are shocked that the find was intact. The length of the plaster statue is 2.5 m, it even retained the paint. "In recent years we were forced to work only...

Archaeologists have confirmed the authenticity of the tomb of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem

The tomb of Jesus Christ in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem is the very burial vault that Helena, the mother of Emperor Constantine, found in the IV century. To such conclusions, scientists came after analyzing the contents of the shrine,...

Archaeologists have calculated the exact age of the tomb of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem

The tomb in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem, where Jesus Christ was supposedly buried, turned out to be built during the time of the Emperor Constantine the Great - that is, 300 years after the crucifixion, according to the National...

Discovery of an ancient royal cemetery is not human!

Researchers discovered a 2400-year-old pit containing remains of horses and remains of vehicles believed to belong to a member of an ancient royal family in China. The pit is one of a group of tombs believed to contain the remains of the noble family in...

A 1000-year-old box tells the story of Buddha’s remains

About 1,000 years ago, the monks of Yongjiang and Chimeng of the Manjuri Temple spent two decades assembling the remains of Buddha bones distributed across India and other countries for burial in a box in a Chinese temple, reports Daily Mail. The human remains that...

Scientists discovered the remains of the Buddha

Archaeologists, who conducted excavations in China, discovered an extremely curious burial, unlike others, in a massive box surrounded by ancient stone blocks, fragments of bones and teeth of Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, were discovered, one of the key figures in Buddhism, according to Science...

New ancient mummy in Egypt

The Egyptian authorities stated that an ancient mummy was found in the Coptic monastery. The Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt told about the discovery of the ancient Egyptian mummies of the Hellenistic period, in the Coptic monastery of Dair el Banat in the Fayum oasis. According...

Discover the largest footprints of a giant object in Norway

Researchers have discovered huge footprints for a giant being who has lived in Norway for 150 million years. According to the French daily Le Figaro on Monday (November 13th), geologists discovered the footprints of a 155-meter-long dinosaur in the mountainous Jura region of the Norwegian...

Ancient Palmyra Lion of Allat statue from the 1st century AD goes on display in Damascus

The Lion of Allat statue from the 1st century AD went on display in Damascus National Museum Sunday after the 15-ton monument, heavily damaged by the Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) militants, underwent restoration. "It was an internationally known symbol of Palmyra, it was standing in...

Egypt announces the discovery of 3,500 years ago pharaonic tomb

Egypt has announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty. The tomb is located on the west bank of the...

But First, Growing number of historians are questioning if Jesus ever existed at all

Christmas is a time of year where people are supposed to put aside their differences and come together to celebrate in peace, love, and understanding. Though few question the traditions of the season, many of them predate Christianity in Europe. A lot was borrowed...

Great Sphinx is about 500,000 years old

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Over the past few years, we have touched upon many of the amazing, and often extremely ancient sites, which dot our earth. Many of these spectacular achievements, indicating to the countless specialists, archaeologists, geologists and others involved, attempting unravelling of their true history, their...

Before the last ice age — 110,000 years old underground city in Turkey

The underground cities of Cappadocia, Turkey, number more than 200 and are spread across the entire region. It is highly possible that there is many more lying below the surface, just waiting to be found. https://youtu.be/38LBjegFZo8 Of all the underground cities discovered so far, the most...

110-million-year-old dinosaur mummy seen after its discovery in Canada

After more than 110 million years encased in stone, an impeccably preserved, dragon-like dinosaur has been unveiled by paleontologists in Canada and it’s unlike anything they’ve seen before. HuffPost -- The remains of an armor-plated nodosaur, a 3,000-pound plant-eating horned creature, went on display in...

Three most mysterious things the Egyptians knew

Cats and bandages was surpassed only by their thirst for knowledge. But mystery still surrounds the level of sophistication the Ancient Egyptians achieved. How technologically advanced were they? The Ancient Egyptians were notoriously brilliant at mathematics, and we also believe they were the first civilization...