Fort Shirley 		Source: Gail Johnson/ Adobe Stock
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 01:48

Dominica is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Its beauty, however, belies a somewhat violent past when it was often a center of violent conflict. 

Nuraghe Is Paras - Isili - an archeological site of Isili, a town in the historical region of Sarcidano, province of South Sardinia built in the 15-14th century (Andrea / Adobe Stock)
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 00:30

Sardinia is one of the most geologically ancient lands in Europe, inhabited during the Upper Paleolithic, home to a Nuragic civilization that left nothing behind by way of writing.

Stonehenge could have been constructed with the help of pig fat.      Source: Public Domain
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 22:55

Fat residues on shards of pottery found at Durrington Walls, near Stonehenge, have long been assumed to be connected with feeding the many hundreds of people that came from across Britain to help construct the ancient monument.

Experts, using neurosciences, study the human brain’s reaction to ancient engravings. Source: E. Mellet et al. The Royal Society Publishing / CC BY 4.0
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 19:06

Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains.

There are many tales about the Tengu. Source: shihina / Adobe Stock.
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 14:01

The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape.

Harvest Moon 2014, Coal Harbor, Vancouver.
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 01:57

There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know.


Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

Cambodian lost city

High-Tech Equipment Leads to Discovery of Lost City in Cambodian Jungle

Australian archaeologists using cutting edge remote-sensing technology have made a remarkable discovery in Cambodia – a 1,200-year-old lost city that predates the Angkor Wat temple complex. Damian...
Viking Age older than what believed

Is the Period of the Vikings older than what believed?

According to what we know from history, Vikings appeared in about the 7 th century AD. A written Church chronicle of that era referred to the fierce Scandinavian warriors. Vikings expanded across...
Ancient Warriors in Serbia

2,500 Year-Old Ancient Warriors Unearthed in Serbia

Archaeologists have unearthed the skeletal remains of ancient warriors with spears and daggers during the construction of the Corridor 10 highway project in the region of Pirot in south-east Serbia...
Pyramid Builders

Why did pyramid builders remain in dangerous flood zone?

A team of archaeologists from the University of Texas have discovered that Heit el-Ghurab , an administrative centre where the workers who built the pyramids of Giza lived along with accountants and...
Human Origins Sumatra Volcanic Eruption

Humans Did Not Live in Asia Before Sumatra Volcanic Eruption 74,000 Years Ago

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has refuted a recent theory that modern humans lived in Asia prior to the great volcanic eruption in Sumatra 74,000 years...
Lone Signal Project - METI and SETI for Extraterrestrials

METI joins SETI in the hunt for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

For 60 years, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) has been scanning our universal horizons for signs of intelligent life, listening and waiting for a signal to come bouncing back to...
Offerings to the Mayan Gods

Ancient Offerings to the ‘Gods’ Discovered in Mexico

More than 400 animal species have been found in offerings to the gods in Mexico at the temple of Tenochtitlan from approximately 1,500 BC probably during the Temple’s construction. The animals...
Diet responsible for human evolution

Change of diet may be a key to human evolution

The debate between Darwinians , Creationists and now the Panspermians to explain the origin of man has been going on for decades and every week, new evidence is presented to try to prove either one...
Decoding Mayan Glyphs

Linguists Finally Unravelling the Mysteries Trapped Within Mayan Hieroglyphs

For hundreds of years, linguists have been trying to decode the ancient hieroglyphic script of the Mayans, left behind on monument carvings, painted pottery, and drawn in handmade bark-paper books...
rock art

6,000 Year-Old Rock Art Discovered in Tennessee

According to a new report published in the journal Antiquity, the oldest collection of prehistoric rock and cave art has been discovered in Alabama, providing new insights into ancient Native...
 Ancient Underground Network of tunnels From Scotland to Turkey

Extensive Ancient Underground Networks Discovered Throughout Europe

Archaeologists uncovered thousands of Stone Age underground tunnels, stretching across Europe from Scotland to Turkey, perplexing researchers as to their original purpose. German archaeologist Dr...
Lost City of Heracleion

Spectacular Photographs Reveal Beauty of the Lost City of Heracleion

A few weeks ago, we reported on the discovery of the sunken city of Heracleion , which had disappeared into the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Egypt nearly 1,200 years ago. Now, for the first...
Archaeologists Fighting to Protect Mes Aynak

A Victory for Archaeologists Fighting to Protect Mes Aynak

Back in April we told you about a 5,000 year-old settlement in Afghanistan called Mes Aynak, facing destruction by a Chinese mining company who were drooling at the prospect of exploiting its rich...
Anatolia ancient underground city in Turkey

Ancient underground city unearthed in Turkey

Turkey is famous for its underground cities with the city of Derinkuyu in Cappadocia as one of the most well-known. Why those cities were built remains an unresolved mystery with many suggestions...
Tarsier Primates

The oldest primate skeleton discovered

According to Darwin’s theory , humans are evolved from primates (monkeys, apes etc) – or at least we are somehow related to primates. Even though the evolution theory is not flawless it makes sense...
Hidden Treasure in Pyramid

Hidden Treasure May be Hidden inside Great Pyramid

Dr Zahi Hawass, the controversial former head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities under President Mubarak’s regime, has announced that there are significant discoveries still to be made in the...