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ArticleThe Lost Knowledge of the Ancients: Were Humans the First? Part 1 Sam Bostrom102 weeks 1 day ago
ArticleArchaeologists search for the last Dead Sea Scrolls in the Cave of the Skulls Sam Bostrom72 weeks 5 days ago
ArticleEnormous Underwater Structure in the Sea of Galilee is a Mystery to Archaeologists Sam Bostrom22 weeks 5 days ago
ArticleArchaeologists Discover that Earliest Known Arabic Writing Was Penned by a Christian Sam Bostrom292 weeks 5 days ago
Article4000-Year-Old Mysterious Megalithic Tomb Discovered in the Golan Sam Bostrom03 months 3 weeks ago
ArticleSurprising Carvings Depicting a Cross and a Menorah Found in an Undisclosed Ritual Cave Sam Bostrom05 months 3 weeks ago
Article3,800-Year-Old Grave Pit Filled with Weapons and ‘Thinking Man’ Found in Israel Sam Bostrom07 months 4 days ago
Article500-Year-Old Fisherman House and Wealth of Artifacts Discovered in Historic City of Ashkelon Sam Bostrom09 months 5 days ago
ArticleCrusader Hand Grenade and Bronze Knife Among Archaeological Treasures Retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea Sam Bostrom010 months 5 days ago
Article1900-year-old frescoes discovered at Sepphoris, named the Ornament of the Galilee Sam Bostrom110 months 2 weeks ago
Article1,600-Year-Old Pottery Workshop Has First Known Rock-Hewn Kiln in Israel Sam Bostrom011 months 3 days ago
ArticleMonumental 4500-Year-Old Statue of an Egyptian Official Discovered at Tel Hazor Sam Bostrom111 months 4 days ago
ArticleAncient City of Bethsaida - Supposed Home of Jesus and the Apostles - Discovered in Golan Sam Bostrom1011 months 2 weeks ago
ArticleHoard of 2,150-year-old silver coins found in Modiin, Israel Sam Bostrom01 year 2 weeks ago
Article1600-Year-Old Cargo of a Roman Merchant Ship has been Discovered in Caesarea Sam Bostrom51 year 1 month ago
Article1600–Year-Old Glass Workshop Discovered in Israel Sam Bostrom01 year 2 months ago
ArticleRare Second Temple Bronze Tools Uncovered Near the Sea of Galilee Sam Bostrom31 year 2 months ago
Article2500 –Year Old Signet Ring from Tradeswomen Uncovered in Jerusalem Sam Bostrom51 year 3 months ago

Human Origins

Was the Heretic Pharaoh Akhenaton in Fact the Father of Modern Monotheism?
This passage may read like a passage from the Old Testament of the Bible; but, this is a quote from the Hymn of Aten, a work by Pharaoh Amenhotep IV better known as Akhenaton. This so-called heretic king was the only known Pharaoh in Egyptian history who believed in a monotheistic doctrine when most of the ancient world adhered to polytheism.

Ancient Technology

Left side view of the Pyramid of the Sun, Teotihuacan.
Teotihuacan’s Lost Kings, a television special, took an hour long look at the great city, its inhabitants, and the excavation of the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, (also known as the Feathered Serpent Pyramid.) The program revealed evidence of advanced engineering built into a tunnel system, and placed directly underneath the Pyramid.

Ancient Places

Entrance from above to the Loltun Cave complex
On the 3rd of January 1931, an article appeared in the Modesto News-Herald entitled ‘Mystery of the Loltun Cave hermit’. The article recounted the encounter between a man by the name of Robert Stacy-Judd and an old Mayan hermit, when the former got lost whilst exploring the Loltun Cave with several native guides.

Our Mission

At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings. And while some people may seem content with the story as it stands, our view is that there exists countless mysteries, scientific anomalies and surprising artifacts that have yet to be discovered and explained.

The goal of Ancient Origins is to highlight recent archaeological discoveries, peer-reviewed academic research and evidence, as well as offering alternative viewpoints and explanations of science, archaeology, mythology, religion and history around the globe.

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By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings. Our open community is dedicated to digging into the origins of our species on planet earth, and question wherever the discoveries might take us. We seek to retell the story of our beginnings. 

Ancient Image Galleries

View from the Castle Gate (Burgtor). (Public Domain)
Door surrounded by roots of Tetrameles nudiflora in the Khmer temple of Ta Phrom, Angkor temple complex, located today in Cambodia. (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Cable car in the Xihai (West Sea) Grand Canyon (CC BY-SA 4.0)