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  1. Boca de Potrerillos: Mysterious Rock Art in a Mexican Desert

    ... the majority being petroglyphs, have been recorded at the site of  Boca de Potrerillos in Nuevo León, Mexico. This is considered one of the most important rock art sites ... CC BY 2.0 ) The Spanish colonists, who wrote extensively about the native peoples of Mexico, make no mention about any ...

    dhwty - 16/08/2020 - 14:07

  2. Military Historian Discovers Hannibal’s Long-Lost Battlefield

    ... historian to discover a whole Hannibal battlefield. Yet, this is what Ricky D Phillips, an Edinburgh-based military ... battlefield which he has uncovered either, but the site of Hannibal’s first ever battle: the battle of the ... fifty, but you can rule most out and scale it down to about nine which in any way fit the bill) and there is ...

    ancient-origins - 21/10/2018 - 14:03

  3. The Column of Death at Mitla, Hugged by Mesoamericans For Millennia

    ... Death is the name given to a pillar at the archaeological site of Mitla, in the southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca. ... was named for a legendary ritual in which it appeared. This legend, in turn, was inspired by the site’s connection ... with death. This is partly supported by tales told about the site, as well as the archaeological evidence. ...

    dhwty - 28/08/2020 - 22:57

  4. Stash of Paleoindian Artifacts Found at 12,000-Year-Old Connecticut Site

    A site has been uncovered in the American state ... of Connecticut, that is revealing evidence about its earliest inhabitants. Some 15,000 artifacts ... American state of Connecticut , that is revealing evidence about its earliest inhabitants . Some 15,000 artifacts ... of the Avon Historical Society, told NBC CT that “this is the oldest known Paleoindian archaeology site in ...

    Ed Whelan - 14/12/2019 - 23:03

  5. Unravelling the Genetics of Elongated Skulls - Transcript of Interview with Brien Foerster

    ... Brien, thanks very much for joining Ancient Origins for this interview about the elongated skulls in Paracas. Some of our viewers ... will have already seen an interview we had some time ago about research around elongated skulls, but I am really ...

    aprilholloway - 08/02/2014 - 10:26

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    ... 5, Ireland, D05W3C8. Contact email: [email protected] This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes and governs the ... We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices you use to access the Site or our Apps. We may collect and analyze information such ...

    ancient-origins - 22/04/2015 - 18:18

  7. Ancient Stones of Australia: A Mysterious Series of Rock Arrangements and Placements that Defy Conventional Historical Accounts

    My son Evan and I have written extensively about the site Frederic Slater, President of the Australian ... sites form part of a much larger complex. There is more to this than the two sites mentioned, but owing to pressing ...

    strong - 12/09/2017 - 18:59

  8. Excavations at British sites are Revolutionizing Prehistoric Studies and Revealing Secrets of the Past

    ... great knowledge of the prehistory of the islands. One site, from about 2500 BC, is on the Orkney Islands off Scotland’s ... a two-week British Festival of Archaeology that wraps up this weekend. Though they are separated by many years and ...

    Mark Miller - 29/07/2016 - 03:49

  9. Could the Ark Described at Edessa Be the Biblical Ark of the Covenant?

    ... at Sogmatar, in what was then northern Syria. In this year King Wa'el of Edessa had an inscription carved upon ... Edessa (modern Sanlurfa in Turkey). And the strange thing about this man-made hill, is that it is the same size and ... to Have Found Ark of the Covenant Beneath Crucifixion Site Ark of the Covenant: A Weapon, A Throne, A Temple – ...

    ralph - 15/07/2017 - 14:02

  10. Odd and Inexplicable Places in India Even Indians Don’t Know About!

    ... would say, ‘there are no full stops in India’. True to this spirit, India never ceases to enthrall the countless ... which even the citizens of this country haven’t heard about, let alone visited. They are unique not only in the ... a place called ‘Palitana’ which is a major pilgrimage site of Jainism in the state of Gujarat and visited by ...

    Saurav Ranjan Datta - 05/02/2020 - 01:50

  11. Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing

    Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The ... Puma Punku to between 400-600 AD. People who disagree with this later date often argue that the radiocarbon dating ... a wide courtyard at the center. The most intriguing thing about Puma Punku is the stonework . The red sandstone and ...

    Alicia McDermott - 14/06/2019 - 21:49

  12. Following the Footsteps of the Ancestors: The Walkabout Coming of Age Ceremony

    ... , and by studying them it is possible to learn a lot about their culture and way of life. Coming of Age Traditions ... is an important aspect of Aboriginal culture, too, and for this reason more than one Aboriginal coming of age ceremony ... they are prepared by the elders, who give them advice both about surviving physically and about their imminent adult ...

    Sarah P Young - 25/06/2019 - 18:53

  13. Impressive Middle Saxon Artifacts Uncovered at Anglo-Saxon Island Discovered in English Field

    ... Explore Mysteries of Medieval Graffiti in England This Cudberg inscription made animpression on Dr. Hugh ... the artifact, he said : “There’s a lot of lead in this site - 35 kilos have been metal detected and if this piece ... been involved in international trade. But it also tells us about local context - we’ve got elites minting a currency, ...

    Alicia McDermott - 05/03/2016 - 00:42

  14. Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts Revealed For the First Time

    In the gorgeously rustic country hills of Northern Ireland, about an hour north of Derry, is the tiny hamlet of Laraghirril. In the distant southwestern fields of this town sits an ancient cairn with beautifully placed ... symmetry out of the ground.  If you want to learn more about this ancient cairn at Laraghirril, interestingly ...

    Josiah Vigneau - 23/02/2017 - 18:50

  15. Louisiana Mound Builders Carefully Selected Sites to Ensure Longevity

    ... of the natural and human events that shaped one particular site, said University of Illinois anthropology professor ... River - are wearing away at the mounds. "Louisiana loses about two ancient mounds and/or Native American villages a ... sediments piled in the middle and a clay cap on top. This finding confirms earlier archaeological reports that ...

    ancient-origins - 22/05/2018 - 22:59

  16. Hyperborea: Mythical Land That Fascinated Writers of the Ancient World

    ... a location in Greek mythology. The inhabitants of this mythical land are known as Hyperboreans, whom the ... real place on earth. This has led to a number of theories about its exact location. In addition, attempts have been ... that exists only in myth. And many of the stories told about Hyperborea and the Hyperboreans are quite unbelievable. ...

    dhwty - 01/07/2020 - 01:14

  17. First Ice Age Underwater Aboriginal Sites Found Off Australia

    ... kilometers, and handing it to the sea.” Laying out what this discovery means, PHD student Chelsea Wiseman said it informs archaeologists about the peopling of Australia and how the various cultures ... sites like this, he said. Remote Australian Archaeological Site Provides More Evidence to Refute Traditional Theory of ...

    ashley cowie - 02/07/2020 - 18:58

  18. Race Against Time as Climate Change Devours Ancient Archaeological Sites in Canada

    ... know first-hand the excitement of encountering history. This month, scientists in the north found a remarkably intact ... will be able to use the materials to discover more about the different resources an indigenous hunter had ... an area nominated as a potential UNESCO world heritage site. But a rapidly changing climate is wreaking havoc on ...

    lizleafloor - 04/10/2018 - 09:38

  19. 800 Archaeological Sites Unearthed in Northern Ireland

    ... to record sites of possible archaeological interest. This has led to an amazing number of finds, from the ... discoveries are Neolithic houses , a Bronze Age ritual site , an ancient cooking pit, medieval enclosures, and ... houses like this generally date to the Middle Bronze Age, about 1500 BC”. Researchers believe that they have also ...

    Ed Whelan - 16/10/2019 - 14:00

  20. Iran’s Heritage Sites Remain Under Threat. What Could We Lose?

    ... our own histories or perhaps the stories of our ancestors. This is part of why so many of us marvel at and cherish ... explanation why the intentional destruction of any ancient site can cause global outrage and despair . The Possibility ... reckoned that these windmills have been functioning for about 1000 years. In 2002, the windmills of Nashtifan were ...

    ancient-origins - 09/01/2020 - 01:59

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