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  1. 2,000-Year-Old Lost City of Rhapta May Have Been Found in Tanzania

    ... ended with a discovery made during a helicopter flight over Tanzania's Mafia Island.  A set of partially submerged ancient ruins are ... in the water while flying in a helicopter off the coast of Tanzania. After a few years of searching for the ruins, he announced his ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 05/07/2016 - 00:44

  2. Medusa, The Lake That Turns Flesh Into Stone

    In a remote part of northern Tanzania in Africa there is a mysterious lake. The water is so caustic that it ... into the lake.  In a remote part of northern Tanzania in Africa there is a mysterious lake. The water is so caustic that ...

    Caleb Strom - 24/12/2018 - 23:08

  3. 3.6-Million-Year-Old Footprints Imply That an Ancient Hominin Was a Tall, Dominant, and Polygamous Male

    ... who lived 3.6 million years ago were recently uncovered in Tanzania. The footprints indicate Australopithecus afarensis probably had a ... weight. The thirteen footprints were discovered in Laetoli, Tanzania, by an international team of researchers, led by Sapienza University ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 16/12/2016 - 14:51

  4. Ancient DNA Data Fills in Thousands of Years of Human Movement and Genetic Adaptation in Africa

    ... Africa, including 4 from the coastal region of Kenya and Tanzania (~1,400-400 BP), 1 from interior Tanzania (~3,100 BP), and 7 from Malawi (ranging from ~8,100 to 2,500 BP). ...

    ancient-origins - 23/09/2017 - 02:00

  5. King of the Ancient Gemstones: Ruby Trumps Diamond

    ... Winza, Mpapwa, Mpapwa (Mpwampwa) District, Dodoma region, Tanzania. ( CC BY-SA 3.0) The Magical Superstition of the Ruby ...

    ashley cowie - 10/10/2018 - 15:57

  6. Shamanic Explorations of Supernatural Realms: Cave Art - The Earliest Folklore

    ... at Kondoa. Insect-human therianthropes, Kondoa, Tanzania The San people of southern Africa also depicted therianthropes in ...

    nrushton - 17/11/2016 - 02:09

  7. Fancy Sipping a Pint in a 1700-Year-Old Tree? You Can at The Baobab Tree Bar

    ... Brew An Elephant feeding from a baobab, Tanzania. ( CC BY-SA 2.0 ) As for human beings, the various ...

    dhwty - 08/04/2017 - 18:58

  8. Rock Art Rituals: Namib Desert Engravings Provide Fascinating Insight into Ancient Initiation for Girls

    ... Three kudus amongst brown grass in Ruaha in Tanzania. (Paul Shaffner/ CC BY 2.0 ) Although it may be ...

    Alicia McDermott - 18/08/2017 - 14:00

  9. First Carpenters in Europe more than 7,000 years old

    ... different artefacts like wooden tools have been found in Tanzania, England and Germany but even more depicted in the paintings of the ...

    johnblack - 14/04/2013 - 19:48

  10. Amazing Discovery that Could Rewrite Australian History

    ... which originate from the former sultanate of Kilwa near Tanzania, and are dated as far back as the 900s, has the potential to rewrite ...

    aprilholloway - 25/05/2013 - 06:17

  11. Sharks, bees and humans use same mathematical pattern to hunt

    ... last hunter-gatherer tribes on Earth, the Hadza people of Tanzania, who still hunt on foot using traditional foraging methods.  Members ...

    aprilholloway - 29/12/2013 - 02:59

  12. Seven Accused African Witches Burned to Death

    ...     Seven people in the East African country of Tanzania were killed earlier this week following accusations of witchcraft. ...

    Ancient Times - 12/10/2014 - 00:35

  13. Meet the 800-Year-Old Golden Rhinoceros that Challenged Apartheid South Africa

    ... almost 2,000 miles away to the north-east in what is today Tanzania. Looking for Clues on the Hill of the Jackal: The Rich African ...

    ancient-origins - 04/11/2016 - 23:43

  14. Ancient African Coins Found in Australia Pose Interesting Questions About the Nation’s History

    ... civilization , commissioned by a sultanate of Kilwa near Tanzania, and are dated back as early as 900 AD. Could it have been Arabs, ...

    aprilholloway - 26/07/2017 - 02:00

  15. The Faces of Ancient Hominids Brought to Life in Remarkable Detail

    ... boisei species found in 1959 in the Olduvai Gorge of Tanzania.  Named after the original classification of the species, ... capacity of 700 to 900 cc. Remains have been found in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa. “Miquelon” – Homo ...

    aprilholloway - 20/03/2014 - 23:26

  16. Hair-Raising Tales of Paranormal Animals that Possess Humans, See Death, and Act as Messengers of the Gods

    ... animal that brought the sun to warm the entire world. In Tanzania, hyenas are witches’ familiars and the witches are thought to ride ...

    valdar - 11/03/2016 - 14:23

  17. Scientists confirm oldest European human footprints in Romanian cave

    ... older. For instance, in 2011 scientists said human tracks at Tanzania’s Engare Sero site were 120,000 years old. Those findings have not ...

    aprilholloway - 27/08/2014 - 03:18

  18. Experts turning to ancient practices to save eco-systems

    Experts are turning to ancient farming practices, such as raising fish in rice paddies in China and fire controls used by Australian Aborigines, in order to find ways to slow the extinctions of animals and plants and to undo some of the damage caused to natural habitats.

    aprilholloway - 13/12/2013 - 11:00

  19. Ibn Battuta—The Marco Polo of Dar-al-Islam

    ... south and explored the coasts of modern-day Kenya and Tanzania. Ibn Battuta made a brief visit to the Persian-Azari city ...

    Caleb Strom - 15/01/2019 - 17:23

  20. Controversial Footprint Suggests Human-like Creatures May Have Roamed Crete Nearly 6 Million Years Ago

    ... oldest known footprints, however, were found at Laetoli in Tanzania and come from the next geological time interval, the Pliocene. These ...

    ancient-origins - 02/09/2017 - 22:54