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Intricately decorated plaster walls in King Tut’s tomb
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 19:15

Is there or isn’t there a hidden chamber, or chambers, connected to King Tutankhamun’s tomb? Just when we think the story reaches a conclusion a new study emerges throwing the mystery back into the headlines.

Divers exploring the underwater caves where the amphorae were found. (SONARS / Facebook)
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 14:07

Marine archaeologists have made an amazing discovery in an underwater cave in the Spanish Balearic Islands. They found a large number of amphorae in the cave, which were apparently deliberately deposited in the cavern. 

Statue of ancient Athens statesman Pericles
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 23:01

On the eve of his conception sometime in 495 BC, Pericles’ mother Agariste dreamed of giving birth to a lion. It was then, months later, Pericles was born.

Ancient couple
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 14:52

Do you remember those school science posters that depicted human evolution with a primate standing up and becoming a modern human?

The bones of 72 Guanche people were found in a hard to reach cave-tomb in the Canary Islands
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 13:39

An 8th to 10th century grave containing 72 pre-Hispanic 'Guanche' natives has been discovered on Gran Canaria.

Chichén Itzá’s shadow revealed during the spring equinox on Kukulcán.
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 21:34

What we see is not always what we expect, whether from nature or man-made. This is often true with archaeological remains of cities or human settlement, when new discoveries shed unexpected light on old finds, leaving question marks in their wake.

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Jason and the Argonauts and the golden Fleece

Did ancient gold mining methods create REAL Golden Fleece and inspire legend of Jason and the Argonauts?

The mythical Golden Fleece is best known for featuring in the ancient legend of Greek hero Jason and his band of sailors, the Argonauts. Geologists have theorized from investigations that the Golden...

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