600 Kilos of 4th Century Roman Bronze Coins Discovered in Spain
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 14:52

Works being carried out in the town of Tomares in Spain have brought to light 19 Roman amphorae containing 600 kilos (1322.77 lbs.) of bronze coins from the 4th century: a finding that archaeologists consider rare in Spain and perhaps worldwide as well.

Unravelling the Tragic Story Behind the Impressive Lion Monument of Lucerne
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 03:50

The Lion of Lucerne (known also as the Lion Monument) is a memorial located in Lucerne, Switzerland. This monument is a rock relief carved into the cliff face of a former sandstone quarry, and features a dying lion.

A Mother’s Love Never Dies: 4,800-Year-Old Remains of a Mother Cradling Her Baby Found in Taiwan
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 00:51

Archeologists in Taiwan have found the 4,800-year-old skeleton of a woman holding a baby. The find was one of 48 sets of remains discovered in the Taichung area of central Taiwan. Altogether these individuals provide the earliest trace of human activity in the area.

Imaginative depiction of the Stone Age, by Viktor Vasnetsov.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 21:53

A new genetic study of male ancestry shows there were periods in human prehistory when just a few elite men controlled reproduction.

The man from Taured.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 14:22

The Man from Taured (sometimes referred to as the Taured Mystery or the Man without a Country) is a story about a man who arrives at a Japanese airport from a country called Taured.

Sigrid the Haughty, Queen Consort of Four Countries and Owner of a Strong Personality
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 03:50

In Norse sagas, Sigrid appears as the wife of Eric the Victorious of Sweden, then Sweyn Forkbeard of Denmark. She's also known as a famous Polish queen of the Vikings, who was called Świętosława.

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Sumerian creation myth
Sumer , or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate language and...

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