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20-million-year-old skull discovered in the Andes Mountains of Chile. Source: AMNH / Facebook .
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 07:51

A visually entrapping 20-million-year-old skull is providing new data on the evolution of brains in primates.

The Egtved girl. Source: Robert Fortuna/National Museum of Denmark
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 01:56

The Egtved girl’s remains were found in an oak coffin in a peat bog  at a Bronze Age archaeological site near Egtved, Denmark in 1921.

Kreka was Attila’s first wife. (matiasdelcarmine / Adobe Stock)
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 23:01

In 448 AD, Priscus, a Roman diplomat and a Greek historian, and Maximus, the head of the Byzantine embassy, were on a mission by Eastern Roman Emperor Theodosius II to meet with the infamous Attila the Hun

The Vedas: Ancient Mystical Texts Offer Charms, Incantations, Mythological Accounts and Formulas for Enlightenment
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 18:38

The Vedas are the sacred scriptures of Hinduism and are regarded as the oldest religious texts in the world.

The mummy Ñusta. Credit: Michigan State University
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:51

An incredibly well-preserved and rare young female mummy is finally being returned from North America to her rightful home in Bolivia.

Excavations at the Ness of Brodgar. Source: Ruth_W / CC BY-SA 2.0.
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 06:18

Archaeologists excavating a vast Neolithic cathedral at Ness of Brodgar on the Scottish island of Orkney have made the rare discovery of a human arm bone. 

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Archaeology News on Human Origins, Ancient Places and Mysterious Phenomena

Eudald Carbonell

Once Boy’ Discovery Casts Doubt on View of Human Origins

Recent discoveries show that the first human inhabitants of Western Europe came from Asia, and not from Africa, as previously believed. Spanish Paleontologist, Eudald Carbonell, has said that the...
Durg district of Chhattisgarh

2500 year-old Ancient City Discovered in India

It all started in 2008 when the J R Bhagat, Deputy Director of the Archaeology Department, Chhattisgarh, found some old items (coins, pottery and bones) close to the Kharun River, indicating the...
Sekhmet

Sekhmet – The warrior Goddess, Statues found in Egypt

The German Egyptologist, Horig Sourouzian, discovered in West Luxor 14 statues made of black granite, depicting the lionhead goddess Sekhmet . Sekhmet, was a powerful Goddess, daughter of God Ra,...
Jesus shape shifting

Ancient text found mentioning Jesus could shape-shift

An ancient Egyptian Coptic text going back almost 1200 years has been deciphered recently by Roelof Van den Broek of Ultrecht University in the Netherlands. The text outlines parts of Jesus’ life but...
Rivers on Mars

Curiosity Rover Discovers Ancient Network of Rivers on Mars

The Mars Curiosity rover has found an ancient river system or an intermittently wet lake bed that would have had favourable conditions for living microbes. 'We have found a habitable environment that...
Mars Curiosity Drill

Possible evidence for life in ancient Mars

Last month, Curiosity did its first drill on the surface of Mars. The section of Mars that the drill took place was where there was a great possibility for that part to have been under water in the...
Ancient Chinese Tools

Old tools found in China go back earlier in time than previously believed

In a publication on the Journal of Human Evolution, Feng Li, Steven L. Kuhnm Xing Gao and Fu-you Chen have investigated the presence of large blade technology in East Eurasia. Lithic assemblages that...
Algae in meteorite

Strong Evidence for Panspermia Theory - Algae Structures Discovered in Meteorite

At the end of December 2012, a large meteorite fell in the countryside of the province Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. The local medical research institute gathered samples of the meteorite and examined it...
Neolithic House

Archaeologists Unearth 12,000 Year Old Settlement in Berkshire

Since 2003 a team from Wessex Archaeology has been investigating a large area at Horton in Berkshire which was used as a settlement for people before the last Ice age (Approximately 12,000 years ago...
Telescope

World’s Largest Telescope May Finally Reveal the Mysteries of our Origins

The world’s most powerful telescope, which was built ‘in search of our cosmic origins’ will be switched on today and has the potential to tell us more about where life on Earth came from. The Atacama...
Arizona Canals

Ancient Canals in Arizona Show Signs of Advanced Engineering

In the foothills of Mount Graham in Arizona lies a network of mysterious canals believed to have come from an ancient civilization that existed thousands of years ago. The sophisticated irrigation...
Extra-terrestrial life

Building Blocks of Life May Have Extra-terrestrial Origin

The results of a recent study published in the Astrophysical Journal have suggested that complex molecules necessary for the formation of life may have arrived on Earth via a comet or meteorite,...
Chimpanzees

Chimps have superhuman skills

At the laboratory of Tetsuro Matsuzawa in Boston tests have been conducted on chimpanzees concluding in surprise that they could perform mental tasks that even for the best humans they would have...

Chromosome Discovered in Humans Dates Back 338,000 years

Scientists from the University of Arizona discovered that chromosome Y in humans, which is the chromosome which determines the hereditary of the male sex, goes back 338,000 years. In other words, it...
Antarctica

Unknown bacteria found in Lake Vostok, Antarctica

Lake Vostok in Antarctica is the largest known sub glacial lake. This is where a hole has been drilled down the incredible distance of 4 km from the surface and created a lot of fuss on the Internet...
Stonehenge

Archaeological Discovery brings us Closer to Unravelling Mysteries of Stonehenge

A remarkable discovery in Stonehenge may hold the key to finally understanding its original purpose. A team of archaeologists who have been working on the site for more than a decade have just...

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