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  1. Scientist explores connection between Shang Dynasty China and ancient Peruvian cultures

    ... 100 – 800 AD, Peru). Right: Feline vessel  (Warring States Period, 481 - 221 BC, China) Creatures with bird, snake and cat ... genetic testing, and it could be carried out by labs in the United States or Canada. A link between the peoples of the New World and China ...

    Mark Miller - 05/01/2015 - 22:09

  2. The rich history of the ancient Nubian Kingdom of Dongola

    ... Nubian kingdoms. The most well-known of these successor states was the Kingdom of Dongola, or Makuria, which had its capital in the ... been suggested that during the 8 th century AD, Makuria united with its northern neighbor, Nobatia, perhaps under King Merkurios, to ...

    dhwty - 09/07/2015 - 02:10

  3. The Floating Warhorses of Alexander the Great: The Menacing Mount of the Macedonians

    ... of a Macedonian phalanx. F. Mitchell, Department of History, United States Military Academy ( Public Domain ) The Day the Hoplite ...

    David Grant - 09/10/2019 - 17:46

  4. Has the Biblical Moses Been Identified in Secular Egyptian Records?

    ... his famous temple in 960 BC, and the text of 1 Kings 6 v1 states that this was 480 years since the Exodus . Thus, we can fix a date ... employed by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Boston, United States in 1927, by which time the world at large was no longer ...

    Annette Duckworth - 08/08/2019 - 18:59

  5. Only the Roman Elite Could Wear Tyrian Purple to Keep the Peasants in Their Place

    ... and continue to exist in the modern world (even in the United States). The Law on Tyrian Purple The classic example of a sumptuary law ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 06/11/2016 - 21:47

  6. Textbook Story of How Humans Populated America is Biologically Unviable, Study Finds

    ... about how Ice Age peoples first reached the present-day United States has been challenged by an unprecedented study which concludes that their ...

    ancient-origins - 12/08/2016 - 00:48

  7. Developer Plans to Use Ancient Technology to Harness Hydropower

    ... and drainage but has never before been used in the United States. For develop Robert Cioe, the project has been decades in the making. ...

    aprilholloway - 10/09/2013 - 08:43

  8. Ten of the Most Critically Endangered Languages in the World

    ... estimated to be 155 remaining Indigenous languages in the United States. 135 of these were classed as endangered, as young Native Americans ...

    Sarah P Young - 09/02/2019 - 22:55

  9. The Age of Confusion: Mass Manipulation & Propaganda - Part Two

    ... A Californian corporation has been awarded a contract with United States Central Command (Centcom), which oversees US armed operations in the ...

    susan - 23/09/2013 - 08:39

  10. Tracing the Origins of the Infamous Ouija Board

    ... really crossed the Atlantic and gained popularity in the United States during the late 1840s. The popularity of this movement in the United ...

    dhwty - 15/05/2016 - 14:43

  11. The Mythologized Legacy of the North American Mounds

    ... massive glacier, throughout what today are the continental United States and Canada, stone cairns were built by indigenous peoples over 12,000 ...

    ashley cowie - 18/07/2018 - 16:50

  12. Earliest Remains of Monks, Who May Have Known King Arthur, Unearthed in England

    ... a nearby cemetery with 50 to 60 bodies in it, The Guardian states. An illustration of Beckery Chapel ( Somerset Routes ... findings are the earliest evidence of monasticism in the United Kingdom, Dr. Brunning told The Guardian. “There are various ...

    Mark Miller - 06/12/2016 - 00:45

  13. Handless Man Adds Further Intrigue to the Island of the Medieval Porpoise Grave

    ... Archaeologists in the Channel Islands (part of the United Kingdom) made a baffling discovery recently. They discovered the ... discovery. The skeleton was found in varying states of preservation. (Youtube Screenshot ) The mysterious handless ...

    Ed Whelan - 04/12/2018 - 18:44

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

    ... The concern is a response to what the president of the United States tweeted on Saturday January 4: ....targeted 52 Iranian sites ...

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

  15. Puebloans in Treeless Chaco Canyon Hauled 240,000 Trees over 75 KM for House Construction

    ... for the first time to our knowledge in the southwestern United States and show that 70% of timbers likely originated over 75 km from Chaco. We ...

    Mark Miller - 08/12/2015 - 21:44

  16. How Columbus, Of All People, Became a National Symbol

    ... by historians until he was resurrected as a symbol of the United States. Christopher Columbus in chains ( public domain ) ...

    ancient-origins - 08/10/2017 - 13:56

  17. The Strange Story of Daisy of Pless and Her Long Sought After Necklace

    ... William II, the German Emperor and King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. The very strong bond between Daisy and Emperor William was a ... that were widely read in the United Kingdom, the United States, and in Continental Europe. It was a huge scandal and this decision ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 24/01/2016 - 00:59

  18. This Scary Season: Halloween and Paranormal Phenomena Make for Spooky Supernatural Events

    ... began to physically injure us in clear view of others”, states Terry, a 35-year-old wife and mother of two from upstate New York. ... the U.S. might be the one time of the year that both stand united in simply having a good time in the shadow of such reported phenomena. ...

    ancient-origins - 13/10/2018 - 18:28

  19. Tooth Fairy Tales: The Strange Origins of the Dental Sprite

    ... out. Belief in the tooth fairy has become so common in the United States that losing belief in her is considered a rite of passage showing that a ...

    Caleb Strom - 10/08/2018 - 22:53

  20. Demise of ancient Rapa Nui civilization linked to European contact

    ... the people. Researchers from Chile, New Zealand, and the United States are doing hydration testing of obsidian artifacts to gauge human ...

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

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