5 Lone Standing Stones of Europe – Our Old Menhir Warriors
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 14:06

When it comes to the ancient beliefs and rituals of our earliest ancestors, nothing can be more captivating than standing stones and similar megalithic structures. 

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 01:50

During a period spanning roughly 500 BC—500 AD, the Eastern Woodlands of North America were the location of the most ambitious earthworks construction episode in world history. 

Do Akhenaten’s Links With Shavuot Shed New Light on Moses? – Part 2
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 23:01

Buried beneath the themes of first fruits and wheat offerings lie deeper connections between Shavuot and Akhenaten. These are suggestive and persuasive and go far beyond delicious foods and agricultural traditions. They involve Shavuot’s other central feature: the giving of the Hebrew law by Moses.

Ancient Swan Pot Yields Mystery Liquid in Chinese Tomb
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 17:10

In China, archaeologists have found a mysterious liquid in a bronze pot discovered in a Chinese tomb. The pot is in the shape of a swan and it contains an unknown substance that is over 2000 years old. 

Researchers say priests included cannabis in their religious ceremonies in Judah 2,700 years ago. Source: Public Domain
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 04:05

According to a new paper published in the journal Tel Aviv, ancient esoteric worshippers at a Judahite temple at the fortress mound in Tel Arad in Israel “likely smoked cannabis during cultic ceremonies.” 

The origins of the Jewish festival Shavuot’s traditions are obscure. But what if they could be linked to Pharaoh Akhenaten, offering a new view on Moses? Pictures: Representation of Moses’ famous crossing of the sea. 	Source: Vlastimil Šesták / Adobe stock
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 02:06

The Jewish festival of Shavuot is taking place around the world. It is an ancient celebration of the spring harvest of grains and first fruits. It is the year’s first wheat harvest, and Jews around the world mark its occasion by parading their produce and bounty of the land, and joyously giving thanks to God for his blessings.