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  1. El Infiernito: Sacred Site of the Muisca Civilization of Colombia

    ... archaeological site near Villa de Leyva in Monquira, Colombia, that was built by the agricultural Muisca civilization that lived ... The ruins of a Muisca observatory, El Infiernito, Colombia. ( Patton/Flickr ) Archaeological Conclusions on El ...

    Gisele Santos - 25/09/2015 - 14:58

  2. Necropolis of Warriors and Gods: The Ancient Statues of San Agustín, Colombia

    ... animals, and heroes, rests in the southwestern Andes of Colombia The largest collection of religious monuments and megalithic ... of San Agustín and Isnos, in the department of Huila, Colombia. This UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of San Agustín, Alto de los ...

    dhwty - 16/06/2018 - 00:48

  3. Once an Ancient Mine, The Breathtaking Underground Salt Cathedral of Colombia

    ... its marvelous ornamentation, the Zipaquirá salt mine in Colombia has had a rich history. The salt deposit has its origins in an ... El Infiernito: Sacred Site of the Muisca Civilization of Colombia The Search for El Dorado – Lost City of Gold Newly ...

    Alicia McDermott - 13/08/2016 - 21:51

  4. Exquisite, ancient rock paintings spotted in remote Colombia

    ... a rock-art specialist with the National University of Colombia, told the Guardian. A view of Chiribiquete park, where the ... of Warriors and Gods: The Ancient Statues of San Agustín, Colombia Newly discovered ancient village changes history of ...

    Mark Miller - 22/06/2018 - 05:07

  5. Could you Climb the Mystery Rock of Guatapé in Colombia?

    ... the formation of the Cordillera Occidental mountain range in Colombia. Features of the Rock of Guatapé and Local Geological History ... Mesozoic Era, about 251 to 145 million years ago, most of Colombia was underwater - as evidenced by marine sedimentary deposits that date ...

    Caleb Strom - 25/02/2017 - 18:37

  6. Newly discovered ancient village changes history of Colombia

    ... A surprising archaeological discovery in Central Colombia is challenging existing theories on ancient lives and settlements in ... and remains – amounting to 20 metric tons, cites Colombia Reports – a large number of pieces in good enough condition to be ...

    lizleafloor - 07/11/2014 - 21:34

  7. Discovered: The Lost Mountain Gods of Colombia

    ... situated between the municipalities of Tabio and Tenjo, Colombia. Even the most rational local sceptics do not deny the existence ... Quintero, a journalist for the National Broadcasting of Colombia, insisted the problem of 'the lights of mount Juaica' should be ...

    ashley cowie - 22/08/2017 - 14:00

  8. Ciudad Perdida: Lost City in Colombian Highlands holds Mysteries of Ancient Civilization

    ... Jacobo, were said to have stumbled upon an ancient city in Colombia's Sierra Nevada after climbing a flight of over 1000 stone stairs from ... Mystical Lost City in Tayrona National Park, Santa Marta, Colombia. Photo Courtesy ( ) References ...

    dhwty - 16/05/2015 - 03:35

  9. The Malagana Treasure: Gold and Greed, A Lost Civilization Plundered

    ... at the Hacienda Malagana located in Palmira municipality of Colombia‘s Cauca Valley. The ground gave way, and both man and machine ... and hypogeum of a previously-unknown indigenous culture of Colombia. The Gold Rush The employee sold what objects he could from the ...

    lizleafloor - 14/08/2015 - 21:54

  10. The Mysterious Tierradentro Hypogea, Tombs and Corpses of the Pre-Colombians

    ... Tierradentro is a national archeological park in Colombia, South America. Within the Tierradentro Park are structures known as ... These South American hypogea give visitors a glance into Colombia’s ancient past. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is found in Inza, ...

    mrreese - 01/03/2015 - 21:42

  11. Gold, silver, jewels - Spanish galleon with $1 billion in treasure located off Colombian coast

    Underwater explorers in Colombia have found what they believe is the richest shipwreck in the world, ... $500 million, or 17 tons of coins.   The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, tweeted the announcement, saying, “Great news: ...

    Mark Miller - 06/12/2015 - 01:10

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

    ... the long-lost wreck off the coast of Cartagena, on Colombia’s Barú Peninsula. A newly released gridded mosaic of ...

    ashley cowie - 24/05/2018 - 14:00

  13. European Dolmens in Colombia - The Mysterious Ruins of San Augustin

    ... in Peru, Bolivia, Mexico etc). Elongated Heads of Colombia The lower-level dolmens or passage graves are evident throughout ... This type of corruption affects every walk of life in Colombia. We visited two other sites the next day including El Tablon and El ...

    Hugh Newman - 25/03/2014 - 12:00

  14. Titanoboa: The Monster Snake that Ruled Prehistoric Colombia

    ... a terrifying one. So far, the South American country of Colombia has the only fossils of the huge serpent. It is through these few ... century in Cerrejón, a coal mine in the northern part of Colombia. The campaign that led to the discovery began in 1994, when the ...

    dhwty - 27/04/2018 - 18:58

  15. The Search for El Dorado – Lost City of Gold

    ... Muisca tribe occupied the Cundinamarca and Boyacá areas of Colombia. According to legend, as written in Juan Rodriguez Freyle’s “El ... of the legend of El Dorado. It was found in a cave in Pasca, Colombia in 1856, together with many other gold objects. Dated between 1200 and ...

    mrreese - 06/01/2015 - 00:57

  16. Pre-Colombian Seafarers of Panama may have been Dolphin Hunters

    ... from the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA and Colombia's Universidad Del Norte. "This raises intriguing questions," said ...

    ancient-origins - 12/01/2016 - 03:52

  17. Huge team of archaeologists work to recover treasures from 3000-Year-Old site in Colombia

    ... Bogota that experts believe could reveal new insights into Colombia's pre-Hispanic people.  The ancient site was found by chance during ... work to recover treasures from 3000-Year-Old site in Colombia ...

    aprilholloway - 11/12/2013 - 22:55

  18. Chan Chan, The Largest Pre-Colombian City In South America

    The Chimu State or also called the Kingdom of Chimor was an Andean civilization established in Peru around 850 AD. It was one of the cultures conquered by theInca in 1470. Its capital, Chan Chan, was the largest pre-Colombian city in South America. Located today in the region of La Libertad approximately five kilometers west of Trujillo.

    Ivan Petricevic - 01/12/2014 - 19:53

  19. Ciudad Perdida, the ‘Lost City’ of Colombia

    ... stumbled across an ancient city buried deep in the jungle of Colombia's Sierra Nevada. It came to be known as Ciudad Perdida (‘Lost ...

    ancient-origins - 08/11/2016 - 16:58

  20. Ancient Dowsing Alive and Well in Colombia?

    ... oil deposits, bones, water and even archaeological ruins. In Colombia, South America, rod dowsers are not uncommon and their services have ...   Ashley Cowie Ancient Dowsing Alive and Well in Colombia? ...

    ashley cowie - 09/02/2018 - 15:25