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Original pyramid found underneath two outer pyramids at Chichen Itza in Yucatan

Original pyramid found underneath two outer pyramids at Chichen Itza in Yucatan

Original pyramid found underneath two outer pyramids at Chichen Itza in Yucatan A pyramid within pyramid within a pyramid: That’s what archaeologists said they have found at the ancient Maya site of Chichén Itza in the Yucatàn Peninsula in the far south of Mexico. Archaeologists have found a second substructure, possibly the oldest, underneath the two outermost pyramids at Chichén […]

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Missing Head of Hercules Found Inside 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea

Missing Head of Hercules Found Inside 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea

Missing Head of Hercules Found Inside 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea Just off the rocky coastline of Greece, divers have discovered a treasure trove of artefacts at the site of the famous Antikythera shipwreck. Among the many astounding finds is a marble head of Hercules, the famously strong divine hero from ancient Greek and Roman mythology. While exploring the […]

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Five-meter sea creature found off the California coast

Five-meter sea creature found off the California coast

Five-meter sea creature found off the California coast A California marine instructor’s leisurely weekend snorkel turned into the discovery of a lifetime when she found the carcass of a massive, eel-like creature of a species thought to have inspired legends of giant sea serpents. Catalina Island Marine Institute instructor Jasmine Santana spotted the 18-foot (5.5-meter) oarfish, which is as thick […]

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“Oldest Gold of Humankind” Found in Varna Necropolis Was Buried 6,500 Years Ago

“Oldest Gold of Humankind” Found in Varna Necropolis Was Buried 6,500 Years Ago

“Oldest Gold of Humankind” Found in Varna Necropolis Was Buried 6,500 Years Ago The oldest known gold artefacts were found in the Varna Necropolis, a burial site dating back to 4,560-4,450 BC, on the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea. Internationally considered to be one of the key prehistoric archaeological sites in the world, the Varna Necropolis (also known as […]

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Lost Mayan City Revealed Under Centuries Of Jungle Growth

Lost Mayan City Revealed Under Centuries Of Jungle Growth

Lost Mayan City Revealed Under Centuries Of Jungle Growth Hidden for centuries, the ancient Maya city of Holtun, or Head of Stone, is finally coming into focus. Three-dimensional mapping has “erased” centuries of jungle growth, revealing the rough contours of nearly a hundred buildings, according to research presented earlier this month. Though it’s long been known to locals that something—something […]

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Did Ancient Egyptians Have Electricity? And Was The Pyramid Of Giza A Power Plant?

Did Ancient Egyptians Have Electricity? And Was The Pyramid Of Giza A Power Plant?

Did Ancient Egyptians Have Electricity? And Was The Pyramid Of Giza A Power Plant? Curiosity and surprise have been present when trying to figure out how did the ancients in Egypt achieve their artistic and technical perfection in total darkness in the immense underground corridors that are found in countless monuments in different necropoleis throughout Egypt. Just how did they […]

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BBC Documentary: Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk (Accounts For The ‘Missing Years’)

BBC Documentary: Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk (Accounts For The ‘Missing Years’)

BBC Documentary: Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk (Accounts For The ‘Missing Years’) A thought-provoking documentary suggests Jesus Christ — a Jewish preacher and religious leader who became the central figure of Christianity — was a Buddhist Monk. The documentary indicates that Jesus was not crucified and that he spent decades travelling and was ultimately laid to rest after His death […]

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Rare silver coins minted by Viking king Harald Bluetooth were Discovered in Finland

Rare silver coins minted by Viking king Harald Bluetooth were Discovered in Finland

Rare silver coins minted by Viking king Harald Bluetooth were Discovered in Finland Metal detectorists discovered a silver cache in Virmo, located between Turku and Rauma in Southwest Finland. The cache held rare minted by Viking king Harald Bluetooth. In May of 2022, Finnish metal detectorists discovered a silver cache from the Viking Age in a field in Mynämäki, a […]

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What Happened To The 42,000-Year-Old Frozen Nematodes That Russian Scientists “Woke Up” in 2018?

What Happened To The 42,000-Year-Old Frozen Nematodes That Russian Scientists “Woke Up” in 2018?

What Happened To The 42,000-Year-Old Frozen Nematodes That Russian Scientists “Woke Up” in 2018? The news that Russian scientists have “thawed” ancient nematodes (roundworms) from the Siberian permafrost initially attracted attention in 2018. Then, articles describing the event appeared in Russian and foreign scientific journals. Recently, however, someone remembered the worms, the story became popular again and in 2020 got […]

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