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 Ancient Egyptian Statue Moving - Manchester

Museum Curators Shocked by Ancient Egyptian Statue Moving on its Own

A 4,000-year-old ancient Egyptian statue locked away in a secure display case at the Manchester Museum in England has shocked curators by rotating on its own. The 10-inch tall statue of a man named...
Pharaoh Mask Egypt

The Crowns of the Pharaohs

In Ancient Egypt, the gods and kings (pharaohs) were depicted with a crown, which, according to Egyptologists, were also taken into the grave for the afterlife. These crowns however have never...
Xiaohe Tombs in China

The Mystery of the Xiaohe Mummies in China

In 1939 a remarkable discovery was done by the Swedish archaeologist Bergman Folke. A set of tombs were found in the Xinjiang Province known as the Xiaohe Tombs. However, for the 60 years to follow...
Mysterious Voynich manuscript  'genuine message'

Mysterious Voynich manuscript has 'genuine message'

The 15 th Century Voynich manuscript is considered to be the most mysterious text ever uncovered as it has never been decrypted despite over a century of attempts to uncover meaning and more than 25...
Gold Nordic figurine

Unique Nordic Iron Age gold figurine found in Denmark

A field on the island of Bornholm in Denmark has been the site of a number of interesting archaeological finds, namely the discovery of golden figurines dating back to the Iron Age , and now the...
Sumerian Beer

The Modern Recreation of Ancient Sumerian Beer

Beer appears to have been an important part of Sumerian culture: the word “beer” appears in many contexts relating to religion, medicine and myth. In fact, the oldest evidence of beer comes from a 6,...
Prehistoric Art - Cosmoloy

Did our Prehistoric Ancestors Hold Advanced Cosmological Knowledge?

New research published in the journal Antiquity suggests that prehistoric humans had advanced cosmological knowledge which is reflected in their rock art scattered around the Appalachian Mountains in...
Ancient Mayan City in Mexico

Ancient Mayan City Uncovered in Remote Jungle in Mexico

Archaeologists have discovered a complete Maya city in a remote jungle in Campeche, southeastern Mexico, first spotted in aerial images of a vast forested area previously only explored by loggers and...
Ancient Pre-Hispanic Culture - Panama

Archaeologist Unravels Mysteries of Ancient Pre-Hispanic Culture

Deep in the jungles of Central America and northern South America belonged an ancient unnamed civilization that flourished from approximately 700 AD until the Spanish arrived in the early 1500s...
Ancient Egyptian Town

Excavation uncovers ancient Egyptian town in northern Egypt

An excavation mission carried out by the Ministry of State for Antiquities has uncovered the remains of an ancient Egyptian town dating back to the Middle Kingdom from approximately 2000 BC to 1700...
Stone Age Inns

Stone Age Inns to be Examined by French Archaeologists

French archaeologists have applied to the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Arts to excavate an area in the Black Sea province of Samsun’s Tekkeköy district where a number of Stone Age inns were...
Ancient Mural Discovered in China

Amazing 1500 year-old Ancient Mural Discovered in China

Archaeologists in Shuozhou City, China, made an incredible discovery – an extremely well-preserved tomb where a military commander and his wife were buried approximately 1,500 years ago in the...
Pharaoh Taharqa statue sudan

Massive statue of Pharaoh Taharqa discovered deep in Sudan

When you think of statues of Pharaohs your mind goes directly to Egypt. However, a few hundred years before Christ, the Egyptian empire stretched to many other countries including Nubia, which is...
Ancient Town of Sebastia - Biblical

The destruction of the ancient biblical kingdom of Sebastia

The ancient town of Sebastia , located in the northern West Bank, holds immense historical significance. The 3,000 year old Holy Land was once home to biblical kings, ruled by Roman conquerors, and a...
Kepler discovers new planets

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 500 New Alien Planet Candidates

NASA’s Kepler spacecraft, which is designed to detect Earth-size planets in the ‘Habitable Zone’, has discovered 503 new Earth-like planets which may be capable of supporting life, bringing the total...
Anatolia ancient house in Turkey

3,500 year-old stone houses uncovered in Anatolia

Ancient stone houses dating back 3,500 years has been unearthed during excavations at an archaeological site in the province of Kırıkkale's Karakeçili, Anatolia, placing it in the period of the...

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