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Was Nitocris a female pharaoh in the 6th dynasty?
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 01:51

Nitocris is claimed by some sources to have been a female pharaoh of ancient Egypt. However, prior to the Ptolemaic Dynasty, there were few female rulers in the history of ancient Egypt. Many of these women ruled only as regents for their underage sons.

300,000-year-old fossils of as many as 16 individual human ancestors have been found in a collapsed cave in China. Here is a reconstruction of a skull found at the site. Source: Wu Xiujie and Erik Trinkaus
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 22:11

In China, paleontologists have announced a very important discovery of human fossils and artifacts.  They have uncovered a large number of fossils of early relatives of modern humans in a cave. 

A black llama.
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 18:52

An archaeologist excavating at a Moche culture site in northern Peru dating to between 600-850 AD discovered a cooking pot containing a selection of bizarre ingredients including part of a “llama's face” - it is thought it was chosen for what it represented symbolically, more than how it might have tasted.

Emperor Jimmu – the first ruler of the Chrysanthemum Throne, saw a sacred bird flying away while he was in the expedition of the eastern section of Japan. Source: Evening.star / Public Domain.
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 14:06

The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension of Emperor Naruhito on the 1st of May 2019

The legend of La Llorona. Source: Denise Rowlands / CC BY-SA 2.0
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 01:43

Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona”

The Blue Cloak or The Topsy Turvy World, painted by Pieter Breugel the elder (1559) Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. (Public Domain)
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 23:43

Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-day lives. 

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Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

A new language has been discovered in Australia

A new language has been discovered in Australia

We do not discover new languages every day, do we? Well scientists researching a desert community in Australia have discovered a new language known as light Warlpiri. The language is being used by a...
Voyager 1: The first man-made object goes beyond our solar system

The first man-made object goes beyond our solar system

Voyager 1 is a small 700kg spacecraft that was launched in 1977 by NASA with the purpose of studying the outer edges of our solar system. It has already been more than 35 years travelling in the dark...
Underground bases and Aliens

The Alien Agenda: Myth, Underground Bases & The Extraterrestrial Presence

Deep in north central New Mexico is the sleepy little town of Dulce. Dulce is located on the Archuleta Mesa on the Colorado - New Mexico Border. It is home to about 3000 residents and is the capitol...
Tikal - Corn and Mayan Population

New analysis towards ancient Mayan population estimation

Mayans were an advanced civilization that thrived for many centuries going back as far as 800 BC according to new studies . Their advancement spanned sciences, religions, writing system, calendar and...
Peru Royal Tomb

First Ever Royal Imperial Tomb Discovered in Peru

A Polish-Peruvian team of archaeologists have made a spectacular finding in El Castillo de Huarmey, a four-hour drive north of Lima, Peru – the first ever unlooted imperial tomb of the Wari , the...
World’s Oldest Full Genome

World’s Oldest Full Genome Revealed by Scientists

A new study published in the journal Nature has reported on the oldest ever full genome which comes from a 700,000 year-old horse leg bone leading to the question of how far back we can go in...
Y(4260) subatomic particles China Collider

Observations of a new particle may lead to a new form of matter

When it comes to subatomic particles we realize how little we know about matter and energy in general. At this level, the laws of physics begin to change and matter as we know it ceases to exist. A...
King David

Israeli Authorities Keep Quiet over Major Historical Artifact

The discovery of a 2,800 year-old stone carved pillar discovered near Bethlehem has been hushed up by the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) who is concerned over potential controversy surrounding...
Scientists Discover Evolutionary Leap

Scientists Discover Evolutionary Leap 500 Million Years Ago

A team of scientists investigating the functions of the ancestors of genes has discovered two mutations that led to an evolutionary leap 500 million years ago. The latest study, published in the...
Habitable Planets

Newly Discovered Planetary System has Three Planets in Habitable Zone

A team of astronomers have discovered that three planets within a planetary system discovered by the ESO’s 3.6 metre telescope in Chile lie in the habitable zone around the star Gliese 667C , holding...
Ancient Ukrainian City of Wine Making

Ancient Ukrainian City of Wine Making

The ancient city of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora located in Ukraine has been awarded UNESCO world heritage status at the latest UNESCO committee meeting held in Cambodia over the weekend. The site...
Ancient Dogs Friends of Men

Dogs have been Man’s Best Friend for at Least 8,000 Years

A new study published in the journal Plos One has revealed that human beings have held close bonds with domesticated dogs for at least 8,000 years. A team of biologists, anthropologists and...
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...

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