Discovery of 14 Ancient Sarcophagi in Saqqara is “Only the Beginning”!
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 21:30

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced today (Sunday 20 Sept) that archaeologists digging in the animal necropolis at Saqqara have discovered 14 well-preserved painted coffins dating back 2,500 years

Ancient Siberian nomadic violence was extreme and interpersonal, which suggests violence was a part of life with or without war.             Source: Liliia / Adobe Stock
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 17:53

A Swiss-Russian team of archeologists, anthropologists and forensic experts have discovered evidence of extreme Siberian nomadic violence within communities of ancient Siberians. 

The Cursed Amethyst: Trail of Misfortune and Misery Follows Ancient Gem
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 13:45

The ‘Cursed Amethyst’, also known as the Delhi Purple Sapphire was incorrectly identified as a sapphire in the nineteenth century. This legendary gemstone remained hidden for three centuries beneath London’s Natural History Museum

Eat Like a Viking: Ancient Gruel Was Tastier Than it Sounds!
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 00:23

Gruel. Indecipherable grey mush slopped on a plate? Not necessarily! Viking food was simple but that was just the beginning. Porridge and gruel made from whole or cracked grains were popular meals for Viking families. 

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 21:56

Archaeologists in Britain have uncovered a remarkable Anglo-Saxon burial ground that dates back to the 6th or 7th century AD. This Anglo-Saxon burial site is rather unusual as it consists of spooky silhouettes of the deceased in the sandy soil. 

An illustration of Spanish war dogs in battle armor, which must have been similar to Becerrillo of Spanish conquistador fame. (Public domain).
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 17:58

Dogs have been used as powerful weapons of war for at least the last 3,000 years. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Persians, Sarmatians, Britons and Romans are all known to have used dogs in combat, or for scouts, sentries, trackers, or executioners.