Massive Pyramid, Lost City and Ancient Human Sacrifices Unearthed in China

Massive Pyramid, Lost City and Ancient Human Sacrifices Unearthed in China

Massive Pyramid, Lost City and Ancient Human Sacrifices Unearthed in China Archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient abandoned city in China that practiced human sacrifice. Shimao, a Neolithic site in present-day Shaanxi province, was once believed to be an unexcavated part of  the Great Wall of China. However, archaeologists researching the site now believe it was once a […]

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Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt reveal ‘nature of monastic life’

Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt reveal 'nature of monastic life'

Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt reveal ‘nature of monastic life’ The Egyptian antiquities ministry announced on March 13 that a French-Norwegian excavation team had discovered new Christian ruins in Egypt’s Western Desert, exposing monastic life in the area in the fifth century AD. During its third excavation campaign at the Tal Ganoub Qasr al-Agouz site in the Bahariya Oasis, […]

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Drone Survey unveils an undiscovered settlement

Drone Survey unveils an undiscovered settlement

Drones find signs of a Native American ‘Great Settlement’ beneath a Kansas pasture Scientists believe hidden remains of a horseshoe-shaped ditch dug by ancestors of today’s Wichita and Affiliated Tribes were discovered by specially designed drones flying over a Kansas cattle ranch. The discovery supports theories that the Kansas site was part of a sprawling population centre known as the […]

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Lost Greek city dating back 2,500 years discovered by archaeologists

Lost Greek city dating back 2,500 years discovered by archaeologists

Lost Greek city dating back 2,500 years discovered by archaeologists In Greece, archaeologists found a 2,500-year-old lost settlement. The team was exploring the ruins near Vlochós, a small village about 190 miles (300 kilometers) north of Athens. The previously unknown city was discovered among ruins that archaeologists had long suspected were part of an unrelated settlement on a nearby hill. […]

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World’s oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

World's oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

World’s oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb After researching artefacts uncovered in an ancient Egyptian tomb, a team of archaeologists discovered 3,200-year-old cheese. It may be the world’s oldest known cheese sample. The tomb where the cheese was kept is located in the sands of the desert south of Cairo. It was first discovered in the 19th century by […]

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Medieval cemetery discovered under a Berlin car park reveals its original residents’ lives

Medieval cemetery discovered under a Berlin car park reveals its original residents’ lives

Medieval cemetery discovered under a Berlin car park reveals its original residents’ lives A medieval cemetery discovered beneath a Berlin car park has revealed that its early inhabitants lived brutal lives plagued by conflict, disease and poor diets. Almost half of the 3,700 human remains discovered date from the time between 1047 and 1299, when the German capital was founded. […]

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Eight ancient painted mummies discovered in Egypt

Eight ancient painted mummies discovered in Egypt

Eight ancient painted mummies discovered in Egypt Archeologists have uncovered eight mummies from the Pharaonic period, as Ancient Egypt continues to expose its secret treasures. They were discovered in the same pyramid as King Amenhoth II in Dahshur, west of Cairo, near the Great Pyramids of Giza. During an excavation project, eight limestone coffins were found and were covered with […]

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