The Berbers, lords of the desert.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 01:57

The Barbary Coast of North Africa was named after the Berbers, the nomadic people who inhabited the region west of the Nile Valley in north Africa. Called the Amazigh or Imazighen in antiquity (meaning "free humans" or "free men"), they are among the oldest inhabitants of North Africa.

Neanderthal. Source: procy_ab / Adobe Stock
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 22:54

Current evidence suggests that Neanderthals and humans shared a last common ancestor sometime between 765,000 and 550,000 years ago.

Mold used by the Maya to make figurines. Credit: Dr Brent Woodfill, Winthrop University.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 18:52

In May 2018, heavy machinery excavating outside the city of Coban, in the highlands of Guatemala, sliced into a large earthen mound that was found to contain millions of parts from Classic Maya figurine molds

The Solid Muldoon was supposedly a prehistoric ‘petrified human body’ unearthed in 1877.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 14:02

The Solid Muldoon is the name given to a supposedly petrified prehistoric man that was ‘discovered’ in 1877. This ‘petrified body’ was unearthed by William Conant at Muldoon Hill, a small hill not far from Beulah, Colorado. 

St George dragon slayer
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 02:00

St. George is perhaps one of Christianity’s most famous saints, and is best-known as the patron saint of England. Apart from this well-known fact, St. George is also the patron saint of a number of other countries, including Portugal, Georgia, Lithuania, and Greece.

The Mzora Stone Circle in Northern Morocco.
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 22:59

When people think of megalithic structures, there is a clear behemoth which undeniably dominates the history books – Stonehenge


Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

North Korea Ancient Ruins

Ancient Ruins of North Korea’s Old Capital Joins World Heritage List

The remains of an ancient capital of Korea’s Koryo Dynasty , located on the northern side close to the border with South Korea has joined UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The old capital, known as...
minoan Frescos Israel

Traces of the Minoan Civilization from Egypt to Syria

The Minoan Civilization was one of the greatest Ancient Civilizations and is known for stories of superheroes , flying machines , Godly intervention, a powerful army and an advanced civilization. It...
 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...