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The genome sequencing of Denisovans DNA shows evidence of autism. Source: kentoh / Adobe Stock.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 13:40

A new genetic study hints strongly that the Denisovans, who roamed the earth down to end of the last ice age, possessed autistic skills, which were then passed on to their modern-human descendants. 

Hoard of Bronze age weapons and tools found in Havering, London.  Source: Museum of London
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 00:40

Archaeologists in England have announced the discovery of a hoard of Bronze Age weapons and tools, that are almost 3000 years old. They were found in London on a construction site.

Constellation Map. (DarkWorkX/Pixabay)
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 23:45

Archaeologists agree, Göbekli Tepe changes everything. This hilltop sanctuary in southern Turkey, probably the World’s first megalithic temple, is like a time capsule that dates back nearly 13,000 years to the most extraordinary time in human history

A section of the Pilgrim’s Path dating to the Second Temple period.    Source: SHAI HALEVY/Israel Antiquities Authority
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 22:27

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced it has found solid evidence the Pilgrim’s Path in Jerusalem dates from the 1st century AD. This means that it was possibly commissioned by Pontius Pilate, the man who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

The world’s oldest pearl has been discovered at Marawah Island, United Arab Emirates. Source: Arundhati Chaudhuri / CC BY-SA 2.0.
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 18:47

Archaeologists in Abu Dhabi have found an 8,000-year-old pearl - the world’s most ancient specimen. According to Emirati archaeologists the exquisite natural pearl is proof that valuable objects have been traded since Neolithic times. 

The Tower of London (Photocreo Bednarek /Adobe Stock). Inset: Representational image of a skeleton (tuulimaa / Adobe Stock)
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 14:01

The skeletons of a woman and child have been discovered at London’s famous 1,000-year-old royal fortress and prison, the Tower of London.

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The genome sequencing of Denisovans DNA shows evidence of autism. Source: kentoh / Adobe Stock.

Did Autism Make the Denisovans Savants of the Prehistoric Age?

A new genetic study hints strongly that the Denisovans , who roamed the earth down to end of the last ice age, possessed autistic skills, which were then passed on to their modern-human descendants...
Hoard of Bronze age weapons and tools found in Havering, London.  Source: Museum of London

Baffling Bronze Age Weapons Hoard Found in London

Archaeologists in England have announced the discovery of a hoard of Bronze Age weapons and tools, that are almost 3000 years old. They were found in London on a construction site. The find is very...
Constellation Map. (DarkWorkX/Pixabay)

Prehistoric Zodiacal Dating Code Revealed At Göbekli Tepe

Archaeologists agree, Göbekli Tepe changes everything. This hilltop sanctuary in southern Turkey, probably the World’s first megalithic temple, is like a time capsule that dates back nearly 13,000...
A section of the Pilgrim’s Path dating to the Second Temple period.    Source: SHAI HALEVY/Israel Antiquities Authority

Evidence Indicates Pilgrim’s Path Was Built By Pontius Pilot

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced it has found solid evidence the Pilgrim’s Path in Jerusalem dates from the 1 st century AD. This means that it was possibly commissioned by Pontius...
The world’s oldest pearl has been discovered at Marawah Island, United Arab Emirates. Source: Arundhati Chaudhuri / CC BY-SA 2.0.

World’s Oldest Pearl Found in Abu Dhabi is 8,000-Years-Old!

Archaeologists in Abu Dhabi have found an 8,000-year-old pearl - the world’s most ancient specimen. According to Emirati archaeologists the exquisite natural pearl is proof that valuable objects have...
The Tower of London (Photocreo Bednarek /Adobe Stock). Inset: Representational image of a skeleton (tuulimaa / Adobe Stock)

Skeletons of Woman and Child Found Beneath Tower Of London

The skeletons of a woman and child have been discovered at London’s famous 1,000-year-old royal fortress and prison, the Tower of London. But while the Tower is notorious for imprisonments, torture...
The Cathedral of the Dormition is an 11th century cathedral in Kutaisi, Georgia of the Bagrationi dynasty. Photo source: viii / Adobe Stock.

The Bagrationi Dynasty – A Millennium of Christian Power

The Bagrationi (sometimes Hellenized as Bagratid) dynasty was the ruling dynasty of Georgia for over a millennium. This dynasty was founded during the Middle Ages and ruled the country until the...
Representation of Atlantis and ring

The Atlantis Ring: Ancient Myths and Mysticism Converge

According to the Timaeus and Critias of Plato (435 BC), 10,000 years ago there was a majestic continent island larger than Libya and Asia combined that birthed a mighty people with wonders and...
Morning Prayers

The Essenes: The Mystery Holy Men Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls?

The Essenes were a Jewish sect that flourished around the end of the Second Temple Period, i.e. between the 2nd century BC and the 1st century AD. The main source of information regarding this...
The Aqueduct of Segovia, Castilla y Leon, Spain. Source: herraez / Adobe Stock.

The Lifegiving Aqueduct of Segovia, a Glorious Roman Heritage

When it comes to the great achievements of architecture , the Romans are among the greatest builders of the world’s history. The legacy that they left behind them is an unprecedented glimpse into the...
Representative image of Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, Struck Fear in Viking Hearts

Aethelflaed, also known as the Lady of the Mercians, was an Anglo-Saxon ruler of Mercia who lived between the 9th and 10th centuries AD. When Aethelflaed was still a child, the Vikings controlled a...
: Aerial view of the large Roman necropolis found in Narbonne, France

Roman Necropolis of "Regular Folk" Found in France

A magnificent Roman necropolis has been unearthed at Narbonne, in Occitaine, southwestern France. Archaeologists from the National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research ( INRAP ) have...
Ruins of Apollonia, Albania

Apollonia, The Once Eminent Greek City

The ancient Greeks left an enduring legacy and influence the modern world to this day. Whether it be astrology , mathematics, biology , engineering, medicine or linguistics, nearly all of the...
Everything is distinct in the shaman’s secret world. Source: Ammit /Adobe Stock

The Shaman’s Secret World: Living in Light and Darkness

Shamanism is described in Shamanism, Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy as a every ancient coherent system of esoteric beliefs and practices that attempt to organize and explain the interrelationship...
Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

Eilean Donan Castle: From Jacobite Risings to the Silver Screen

Eilean Donan is a small tidal island in the western Highlands of Scotland, on which a world-famous castle can be found. This castle, known as the Eilean Donan Castle, is one of Scotland’s most easily...
Sword removed from stone in the Vrbas river, Srpska             Source: Izvor / N1

Medieval Bastard Sword Pulled From River Stone

Weapons experts confirm that a medieval bastard sword found in a stone is a significant archaeological find. This summer at the bottom of the river Vrbas in Republika Srpska, archaeologists...

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