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From the Old Colosseum, by Valdemar Irminger. Source: Public domain

Most Popular Ancient Origins Articles of 2022

We’ve shared what we thought the most impressive finds of the year, and now we will share those articles which really caught our readers interest this this year. Here we have the top 10 most popular...
The Winchester Mystery House, San Jose, California

The Enigma of the Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House is an unusual 19th-century mansion in San Jose, California, which contains numerous oddities including doors leading nowhere, 2-inch-high steps, windows overlooking other...
Latte Stones at Taga House, Tinian.

House of Taga: Trinian Island’s Unique Megalithic Construction

According to legend, Taga will survive as long as at least one of the stone ‘ latte’ of his home remains standing. The House of Taga is located near San Jose Village, on the island of Tinian, United...
Battle of the sinking of the San Jose.  Action off Cartagena, May 28, 1708.

The 21st Century Battle for the Treasure of the San José

310 years ago, a 62-gun Spanish galleon, the San Jos é , was sunk by the British Navy in the Caribbean Sea during the War of Spanish Succession. With a heavy cargo of gold, silver and emeralds...