The mystery of ‘The Screaming Mummy’ is finally revealed, and it’s chilling

The mystery of ‘The Screaming Mummy’ is finally revealed, and it’s chilling

The mystery of ‘The Screaming Mummy’ is finally revealed, and it’s chilling He’s back. Prince Pentawere, a man who tried (probably successfully) to murder his own father, Pharaoh Ramesses III, and later took his own life after he was put on trial, is now on public display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Pentawere’s mummy, popularly known as the “screaming mummy,” was […]

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76,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Hunting Camp Discovered In Madrid

76,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Hunting Camp Discovered In Madrid In Madrid, archaeologists have uncovered an ancient camp where Neanderthals conducted ‘hunting parties’ 76,000 years ago to chase down big bovids and deer. Archaeologists think it is the largest such camp in the Iberian Peninsula region, with a total area of 3,200 square feet (300 square meters). They think it may have acted […]

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90,000-year-old human hybrid found in ancient cave

90,000-year-old human hybrid found in ancient cave

90,000-year-old human hybrid found in ancient cave It turns out blended families aren’t just the result of two previously established families coming together. A blended family could also be the result of two ancient human species procreating, for example, and creating an ancient human hybrid. This is according to a genetic analysis of a bone fragment belonging to a young, […]

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2,000-year-old Flower Bouquet in ‘Very Good Condition’ Found Under Mexican Pyramid

2,000-year-old Flower Bouquet in 'Very Good Condition' Found Under Mexican Pyramid

2,000-year-old Flower Bouquet in ‘Very Good Condition’ Found Under Mexican Pyramid Nearly 2,000 years ago, the ancient people of Teotihuacan wrapped bunches of flowers into beautiful bouquets, laid them beneath a jumble of wood and set the pile ablaze. Now, archaeologists have found the remains of those surprisingly well-preserved flowers in a tunnel snaking beneath a pyramid of the ancient […]

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Bronze artefact reveals lions roared in for the kill in Roman Leicester

Bronze artefact reveals lions roared in for the kill in Roman Leicester

Bronze artefact reveals lions roared in for the kill in Roman Leicester Archaeologists have discovered a bronze key handle that shows lions were used in executions in Roman Britain. The handle, which depicts a “Barbarian” wrestling with a lion, was discovered beneath a Roman townhouse in Leicester’s Great Central Street. It also shows figures of four boys cowering in terror. […]

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Scientists discover hundreds of thousands of animal, human bones in Saudi Arabia cave

Scientists discover hundreds of thousands of animal, human bones in Saudi Arabia cave

Scientists discover hundreds of thousands of animal, human bones in Saudi Arabia cave Although hyenas look and hunt like canines, they’re members of the mongoose family and therefore more closely related to a cat. However, just like dogs, hyenas have an affinity for hiding bones — it’s just that they can tend to go a bit overboard. Case in point, […]

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Evidence of 2,800-year-old biblical earthquake found in Jerusalem

Evidence of 2,800-year-old biblical earthquake found in Jerusalem

Evidence of 2,800-year-old biblical earthquake found in Jerusalem Books of Amos and Zechariah in the Old Testament describe an earthquake that rocked the city of Jerusalem about 2,800 years ago and archaeologists have now found the first evidence of the biblical event. The Israel Antiquities Authority’s (IAA) excavations in the City of David National Park uncovered a layer of destruction during excavations, […]

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The architect believes Stonehenge once had a thatched roof to form the temple

The architect believes Stonehenge once had a thatched roof to form the temple One of the biggest mysteries surrounding Stonehenge is how any of it is still standing, given the predations of souvenir-hunters and vandals including the great 17th-century architect Sir Christopher Wren. He paid many visits to the ancient monument on Salisbury Plain and his surname can still be seen […]

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