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  1. The Guardian, 2016

    ... excavations at Stonehenge, 1922. Antiquaries Journal, 4, 30-9 Hawley, W, 1925, Report on the excavations at Stonehenge during the season ...

    YHWH Allah - 18/12/2016 - 13:28

  2. Hidden in the Glyphs: Deciphering Bilingual Mayan-Olmec Text

    In my book, Olmec Language and Literature, I explain how I deciphered the Olmec language. One of the most important documents used in my research was a Bi-lingual Mayan-Olmec text inscribed on a brick.

    Clyde Winters - 10/12/2016 - 21:49

  3. Mounds of Krakus and Wanda: Earthen Mausolea of Legendary Polish Aristocracy?

    On a visit to Krakow there are some remarkable earthworks to behold. Of the four that exist, two are fairly modern, being built in the 19th and 20th centuries. The other two have much more age to them, but as yet there is no agreement as to what this might be. Arguments range from 500 BC to the Middle Ages. The mystery of the origins of the Krakus Mound and what might be its purpose abound.

    Ingvar nord - 04/03/2018 - 22:56

  4. The Spearhead Mound: Interpretation of a Forgotten Adena Burial Site

    ... Mound”, Cincinnati Enquirer Sunday Magazine on October 9 th , 1927. Christopher Carr and D. Troy Case, “The Nature of ...

    jason and sarah - 11/09/2018 - 14:09

  5. The Miracle of the Sun, 1917: Ancient Angels at Fatima? The Possible Common Origins of Star Gods

    If the apparitions which are said to have been witnessed at Fatima in 1917 had taken place centuries earlier they might have been described as Fairy encounters or visions of spirits and demons.
    Today, though, we might describe them as UFO events or perhaps messages from other dimensions. That is, of course, if we take these encounters as legitimate, physical experiences.

    David Halpin - 09/12/2016 - 14:46

  6. Exploring the Ancient Andes - 2016 Peru & Bolivia Tour

    (Download the detailed Leaflet here)

    Join Ancient-Origins.net and Paititi Tours & Adventures in this unique exploration of Peru and Bolivia. We explore all major sites, from Lima to Cuzco, the Nazca Lines, the mountain top citadel of Machu Picchu, the incredible walls of Saqsayhuaman, Paracas and its famous elongated skulls, the controversial Ica Stones, Tiwanaku & Puma Punku, the Sun Island and the Moon Valley and more than 50 other incredible places.

    ancient-origins - 15/01/2016 - 23:23

  7. 900-Year-Old German Monastery Forced to Shut Down Because of Monk Shortage

    ... of the myth of the "clean Wehrmacht.” From 5 to 9 October 1950, a group of former senior officers, at the behest of Chancellor ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 17/10/2017 - 01:56

  8. The Glozel Controversy – Amazing Historical Discovery or Elaborate Hoax?

    The discovery of a cavern filled with artifacts in Glozel, France in 1924 was an astonishing find. Initially brought to light by a farmer plowing his fields, the cavern yielded more than 3,000 artifacts over the course of 6 years. The artifacts quickly became a great source of controversy when experts began to debate their authenticity. To this day, the Glozel artifacts are still controversial, as there has never been a universal acceptance as to whether they are authentic.

    mrreese - 24/12/2014 - 12:18

  9. The Lost Treasure of Oak Island and the Centuries-Old Quest to Find It

    From a distance, Oak Island, located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, appears to be just another island. Located approximately 200 feet from the shore, the tree-covered island rises to no more than 36 feet (11 meters) above sea level, and covers an area of no more than 140 acres. However, this tiny island is home to one of the biggest treasure hunts in history.

    mrreese - 08/12/2014 - 10:59

  10. Who Stole the Gold? Part 2: There is a lot of Smoke, But are There Any Smoking Guns?

    ... Felix Roggia, Rector of the Salesian House of Cuenca on July 9, 1980 for part of the collection, excluding all the remaining metal plaques. ...

    Heidi Schultz - 10/11/2018 - 22:47

  11. Tracing Indo-Cambodian relations through Magnificent Stupa Architecture

    ... for trade. Relief panel of a ship at Borobudur, 8 th -9 th century ( Wikimedia Commons ). The first of these ...

    SACHIN KUMAR TIWARY - 07/07/2015 - 01:06

  12. Talking with Ghosts? Eusapia Palladino, a Medium Who Drew in Scientists

    The world of scientists, writers, and other intellectuals was charmed by her and curiosity made them attend her séances - Eusapia Palladino was an enigma who could supposedly communicate with the dead.

    Natalia Klimczak - 07/04/2016 - 03:40

  13. Paradise Lost: Gulf Oasis Was Home to Earliest Humans that Existed Africa – But What Forced them Out?

    Before the Persian Gulf existed, when the last ice age caused the ocean level to drop 90 meters (295 ft) below our current sea level, “100,000 km (62137 miles) of land in this part of the world was exposed for almost 60,000 years.” It created an oasis, that “housed a rich mosaic of freshwater springs, river floodplains, mangrove swamps, lakes, marshes and estuaries.“ A veritable paradise.

    Andrew Dold - 14/05/2017 - 02:39

  14. Dr Nickos Poulianos

    Nickos A. Poulianos was born in Tashkent (Uzbekistan), July 15th 1956.  He was educated in Russia, New York, Greece, and Italy. He graduated in Biology at Rome University “La Sapienza” in 1984, and went on to a complete PhD in Anthropological Sciences concerning the ‘Petralona Man’ at the Florence Institute of Anthropology in 1989, with a scholarship of Alexander Onassis Foundation.

    ancient-origins - 16/02/2013 - 05:53

  15. MEGALITHOMANIA TOURS & EVENTS 2019

    Megalithomania has been running tours since 2006. We invite megalithic authors, researchers and expert tour guides to join us on tours that have included Stonehenge with John Michell (pictured right), Peru and Bolivia with David Hatcher Childress, Egypt with Robert Bauval, Megalithic Cornwall with Glenn and Cameron Broughton, Gobekli Tepe with Graham Hancock and Andrew Collins, and Bolivia and Easter Island with Robert Schoch. Our 2018/2019 tours include Egypt, England, Orkney and Sardinia.

    ancient-origins - 02/05/2018 - 02:46

  16. Mysterious Map Emerges at the Dawn of the Egyptian Civilization and Depicts Antarctica Without Ice – Who Made it?

    On a chilly winter day in 1929, Halil Edhem, the Director of Turkey's National Museum, was hunched over his solitary task of classifying documents.  He pulled towards him a map drawn on Roe deer skin. As Halil opened the chart to its full dimensions (two feet by three feet wide or 60 X 90 cm) he was surprised by how much of the New World was depicted on a map which dated from 1513.

    ancient-origins - 22/07/2017 - 19:08

  17. Top Ten Giant Discoveries in North America

    ... Mound cut off at the knees. Courtesy of Jeffrey Wilson. 9. Cresap Mound, West Virginia, 1959 – 7ft 2in skeleton  In 1959, Dr. ... the 8-foot skeleton in Dr. Parkers office. Figure 9: Les Eaton on the floor next to the 8-foot skeleton. The Steelville ...

    Hugh Newman - 18/01/2016 - 14:42

  18. An Intriguing Empire: The Lasting Impression of the Nomadic Liao Dynasty on Chinese Culture

    Well-represented in artifacts found in museums and private collections, the Liao Dynasty rose and expanded as the Tang Dynasty dwindled in power. This was the first state to control all of Manchuria. Founded by nomads, this empire was defined by the tension that arose as its rulers decided when to follow traditional Khitan social and political practices and when to incorporate Chinese customs. Liao statuary art, music, and poetry had a major impact on subsequent cultures.

    dhwty - 27/09/2017 - 13:58

  19. Java Man and the Discovery of the ‘Missing Link’ in Evolutionary Theory

    The second half of the 19th century was an incredibly exciting and contentious time for exploring the origins of human kind. Darwin’s theory, ‘On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection’ had been published in 1869 and caused an uproar of controversy. It seemed at odds with the Christian account and debate of new ideas coming from the scientific community now reached fever pitch. Could this radical new challenge to the religious creationist line possibly be right?

    dhwty - 25/07/2018 - 18:57

  20. The Adena Giant Revealed: Profile of Prehistoric Mound Builders

    In the 1800s, reports began to surface of the discovery of very large skeletal remains in the burial mounds of North America. These skeletons were described as reaching seven to eight feet (2.4 meters) in length, with a lower frequency of discoveries spanning nine to 11 feet (3.3 meters) in length, and having very large skulls and gigantic lower jawbones.

    Historians often detailed these remains in early local historical records, such as the following from Cass County, Michigan:

    jason and sarah - 08/12/2015 - 14:53

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