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Are tales of mythical mermaids inspired by a real-life medical condition?

Mermaids have occupied our imagination for thousands of years, originating in ancient Assyria with the legend of goddess Atargatis, whose worship spread to Greece and Rome. In one account, Atargatis...
Cosmology and the Great year

Cosmological discoveries lend support for legendary Great Year

Ancient cultures around the world believed that consciousness and history move in a vast cycle of time with alternating Dark and Golden Ages - Plato called it the Great Year. Today we know it as one...
Abraham and Angels

Did Ancient People Really Have Lifespans Longer Than 200 Years?

By Tara MacIsaac , Epoch Times It isn’t only biblical figures who lived to well-seasoned ages of 900 years or more. Ancient texts from many cultures have listed life spans most modern people find...

Scientist dismissed after soft tissue found on dinosaur fossil

A microscope scientist working for California State University has been fired following the discovery that a Triceratops horn still contained soft tissue complete with bone cells “that look alive”,...

Futurists excited over these world-changing innovations

Are you a futurist? Do you consider great innovations to be gateways through which our lives can be made better? Here's a future prediction of innovations that can alter the globe, courtesy of The Futurist magazine. While none of this should be set in stone, the potential to save money, time and ultimately life makes them something to be valued. Article source: Why not even implement your hair a love as well as have a look into on

Reading your brain

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Our Mobile App is now available

Our brand new mobile app is now available! You can download the apps for free from the Apple Store for iPhone and Google Play for Android! The new app provides a much better user experience and lots...

Need help identifying gold item

Hi Everyone, 

Occasionally we receive requests for help identifying an artifact of unknown origins, so we are hoping some of you may have expertise that could help. 

The below item is a small gold wrought object that appears to depict an eagle that has been shot through its head causing the eyes to be displaced. The feet are bound and it may once have opened to be some kind of cuff ornamentation for a bow or something else. 

The item was purchased from a seaman over 100 years ago, but its origin is unknown. 

Ancient Dentistry - golden teeth

From jewel-capped teeth to golden bridges – 9,000 years of dentistry

Dentistry, in some form or another, has been practiced for at least 9,000 years, although tooth extraction and remedies for tooth aches probably go back much further. The study of ancient remains...
Jesus as Shapeshifter - Text from Morgan Library

The ancient text that describes Jesus as a shape-shifter

It was in March last year when reports flooded the headlines about a newly deciphered Egyptian text, dating back almost 1,200 years, which controversially described Jesus as having the ability to...
Sasquatch - Bigfoot

Another Human Hybrid? The Controversy Continues One Year Later

Last year, we reported on the results of genetic research which revealed that the genome of one of our ancient ancestors, the Denisovans, contains a segment of DNA that seems to have come from...
Unravelling Mysteries Ebook

Unravelling the Mysteries of Ancient Places Ebook

To mark the occasion of our one year anniversary, Ancient Origins wanted to give something back to our readers for making it such an enjoyable website and community to be part of. The ebook is a...
Time Travel

Time travel from ancient mythology to modern science

Time travelling and time machines have been a topic of science fiction and countless movies for many decades. In fact, it appears that the possibility to travel in time, either into the future or...
Lost City of Giants - Ecuador

Have explorers in Ecuador found ‘Lost City of Giants'? – Part 2

Further to the article published a few days ago relating to the discovery of a pyramid structure in the Ecuadorian jungle, author and researcher Bruce Fenton has released further details about this...