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  1. White Buffalo Calf Woman – Healer, Teacher, and Inspirational Spirit for the Lakota People

    ... powerful female figure in the stories of White Buffalo Calf Woman. She is a supernatural woman who taught the Lakota people their “Seven Sacred Rituals.” White ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 13/11/2016 - 14:54

  2. The Ill-fated Elling Woman: An Iron Age Sacrifice to Appease the Gods?

    Elling Woman is the name given to a well-preserved bog body that was discovered in ... existed at an earlier period of time. In the case of Elling Woman, for example, it was found that she had lived during the Iron Age of northwestern Europe. Discovering the Elling Woman Elling Woman was discovered in 1938, when a farmer by the name of Jens ...

    dhwty - 19/03/2017 - 13:02

  3. Selling Sex: Wonder Woman and the Ancient Fantasy of Lady Warriors That Goes Back Millennia

    When the film Wonder Woman is released in early June, it will surely join the blockbuster ranks of other recent comic book-inspired film franchises. Wonder Woman has long been a bestselling creation, originally imagined in 1941 by the ... in the comic books. When the film Wonder Woman is released in early June, it will surely join the blockbuster ranks of ...

    ancient-origins - 30/05/2017 - 14:00

  4. Bizarre Methods of Baby Detection: A Short History of the Pregnancy Test

    ... have developed their own methods of determining if a woman was pregnant, some of which may seem quite bizarre to modern readers. ... New Kingdom, it is mentioned that in order to ascertain if a woman is pregnant, she should urinate separately on a pile of barley and wheat ...

    dhwty - 17/03/2018 - 17:53

  5. Medieval Woman Gave Birth AFTER Her Death

    ... in Italy have revealed that the 1,400-year-old remains of a woman and a fetus discovered in Bologna, is a rare case of a ‘coffin birth’, in which the pregnant woman gave birth to a baby after her death. According to a new report ...

    aprilholloway - 24/03/2018 - 17:49

  6. Mystery Death in the Desert: What Was a Pregnant Woman Doing at an Ancient Mining Site?

    3,200 years ago, a young Egyptian woman breathed her final breath before collapsing on the harsh desert sands ... Israel? 3,200 years ago, a young Egyptian woman breathed her final breath before collapsing on the harsh desert sands ... southern Israel? Although the cause of the pregnant woman’s death is uncertain, researchers have decided she was probably in her ...

    Alicia McDermott - 02/11/2017 - 12:52

  7. Super Strong Woman Found in Lower Central America’s Earliest Human Burial

    ... a grave containing the almost complete remains of a mystery woman who lived approximately 4,000 years ago. The find could revolutionize the ... Left Top - A map of Nicaragua, where the ancient woman's remains were found; Left Bottom - Monkey Point, the site of the ...

    Ed Whelan - 04/01/2019 - 18:57

  8. Not Just an Urban Legend: The Terrifying Ghostly Tales of the Lady in White

    There is a famous “ghost” of a long-haired woman in a white dress in Quezon City, Philippines. According to legends, she ... a taxi driver who was driving late at night and a beautiful woman who asked him for a ride. There is a famous “ghost” of a ...

    MartiniF - 04/03/2017 - 15:30

  9. Juana Maria, the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island

    ... popular children’s novel is based on a real story of a woman left on an island off the California coast for 18 years. The protagonist ... was modelled after Juana Maria, better known as the ‘Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’. Fur was one of the natural resources that ...

    dhwty - 15/06/2018 - 01:54

  10. Was the Woman in Blue One of the First Settlers of Iceland?

    A recent analysis of the remains of a woman who lived in the Viking era sheds light on the earliest settlers of ... a fascinating story. The patrial skeleton of a young woman was discovered in 1938 at Ketilsstaðir, in eastern Iceland. She lived in ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 19/04/2016 - 21:53

  11. Heart Wrenching Letters Reveal the Traumatic Life of Miwnay, A Sogdian Woman in China 1,700 Years Ago

    ... forgotten. “From her daughter, the free-woman Miwnay, to her dear mother Chatis. I am very anxious to see you.” ... Because in that box are two letters written by an ordinary woman named Miwnay. Signed, Sealed, and Undelivered: Letters in Trunk ...

    Mark Oliver - 17/08/2018 - 19:01

  12. First Genetic Proof of a Viking Age Warrior Woman is Identified from an Iconic Swedish Grave

    ... should not be taken as fact. It is the remains of a warrior woman in that grave. Illustration by Evald Hansen based on the ... hip bones. Blenda: The Cunning and Courageous Swedish Woman Who Defeated the Danish Army The Powerful Valkyries as Icons of ...

    Alicia McDermott - 08/09/2017 - 23:07

  13. The Accidental Mummy: the discovery of an impeccably preserved woman from the Ming Dynasty

    ... workers discovered the extremely well-preserved remains of a woman dating back 700 years to the Ming Dynasty. This discovery provided much ... from the Ming Dynasty, and left many questions. Who was this woman? And how did she remain so well-preserved over the centuries? ...

    mrreese - 13/10/2014 - 12:56

  14. Experts Believe a Bronze Age Woman Willingly Joined Her Husband in the Afterlife

    ... Mail , autopsy experts have declared it impossible for the woman to have been placed in her loving position if she had been dead and then placed into the grave. That means that the woman chose to die and be buried with her partner. The skeletons of ...

    Alicia McDermott - 13/07/2018 - 13:57

  15. Discovery of Ancient Tomb Suggests Man was Sacrificed to join a Noblewoman in Death

    ... tomb of a noblewoman containing the ancient remains of a woman and a man. The discovery of precious grave goods and the circumstances of ... main chamber of the tomb contained the remains of a man and woman in their 20s or 30s. The woman was wearing a belt decorated with golden ...

    aprilholloway - 11/04/2015 - 01:33

  16. Found: Grave of Siberian Noblewoman up to 4,500-Years-Old With Links to Native Americans

    ... by pillaging grave robbers, the burial site of the woman, also containing the remains of a child, offers a wealth of clues about ... and 18th centuries BC. 'For such an ancient epoch, this woman has a lot of items in her grave,' he said. 'We have not encountered ...

    ancient-origins - 20/08/2016 - 21:43

  17. Archaeologists Found a Medieval Body With a Tumor That Was Growing Teeth – But That’s Not the Whole Story

    ... in Lisbon, Portugal, archaeologists found the remains of a woman who had died sometime between the 15th and 18th century. They can’t be ... the thing that was growing inside of her womb. Because this woman had an ovarian tumor – and it had grown teeth. Digging up ...

    Mark Oliver - 08/06/2017 - 22:53

  18. Ancient Egyptian Mummy Head Shows Woman Had Skin Condition Due to Beauty Practice

    A 3,500-year-old mummified woman’s head shows signs of a skin condition from bleaching. The woman may have been prominent in Egyptian society and was 20 to 25 years old when she died, researchers report. The identity of the woman is not known, but tiny nodules under her cheeks and on the back of her ...

    Mark Miller - 12/06/2016 - 00:49

  19. First Feast? The Burial at the Hilazon Tachtit Cave Site

    ... place in a collective pit, but one burial was special. A woman, believed to be a shaman, was buried separately, with evidence that a ... the earliest known evidence of a feast in honor of a woman’s burial. Natufian archaeological excavation site in Hilazon ...

    mrreese - 21/09/2014 - 23:22

  20. Priceless treasure hoard found in 1st century grave of Sarmatian woman in Russia

    ... the grave, which is near Rostov-on-Don,  as priceless. The woman's remains were apparently buried with her husband, whose grave had been ... 28 burial mounds found at the airport site. By analyzing the woman's teeth, experts concluded she lived to old age and had survived battles. ...

    Mark Miller - 18/08/2015 - 21:55

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