Ancient Mummy ‘With 1,100-year-old Adidas boots’ Died After She Was Struck on the Head

Ancient Mummy 'With 1,100-year-old Adidas boots' Died After She Was Struck on the Head

Ancient Mummy ‘With 1,100-year-old Adidas boots’ Died After She Was Struck on the Head New information about a medieval mummy known for her ‘Adidas’ boots, which she wore millennia ago, has emerged. The woman’s body was discovered a year ago this week in Mongolia’s Altai mountains area. And her body and belongings were so well preserved that some of the […]

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Stunning 4,600-year-old artwork dubbed ‘Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt’ reveals EXTINCT animal

Stunning 4,600-year-old artwork dubbed ‘Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt’ reveals EXTINCT animal

Stunning 4,600-year-old artwork dubbed ‘Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt’ reveals EXTINCT animal According to new research, ancient artwork adorning the walls of an Egyptian prince’s tomb showed an extinct species of goose. Among the 4,600-year-old paintings, a bird unknown to modern science has been found, along with accurate representations of creatures we know exist. Since its discovery in 1871, archaeologists […]

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Tomb of mystery Egyptian queen discovered by archaeologists

Tomb of mystery Egyptian queen discovered by archaeologists

Tomb of mystery Egyptian queen discovered by archaeologists Archaeologists have found the 4,500-year-old tomb of an unknown Egyptian queen named Khentakawess, taking them one step closer to piecing together an ancient family tree, according to AFP. The tomb was discovered near Pharaoh Neferefre’s (aka King Raneferef) pyramid necropolis by researchers from the Czech Institute of Egyptology (CIE). It’s in a small […]

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Making Copper Look Like Gold: 1,400-Year-Old Moche Graves Reveal Rich Artifacts of Ancient Elite

Making Copper Look Like Gold: 1,400-Year-Old Moche Graves Reveal Rich Artifacts of Ancient Elite

Making Copper Look Like Gold: 1,400-Year-Old Moche Graves Reveal Rich Artifacts of Ancient Elite Archaeologists excavating at the Ucupe archaeological site in the northwestern Peruvian province of Lambayeque found 1,400-year-old Moche civilization graves. The Moche people, also known as the Mochica tribe, ruled over the northern coast of modern-day Peru for around 2000 years, and archaeologists found “ceremonial chambers,” according […]

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One of the Oldest North American Settlements has been discovered

One of the Oldest North American Settlements has been discovered

One of the Oldest North American Settlements has been discovered The oral history of the Heiltsuk Nation, an Aboriginal community centred on British Columbia’s Central Coast, tells of a coastal strip of land that did not freeze during the ice age, making it a place of refuge for early inhabitants of the territory. A recent archaeological finding, according to CBC’s […]

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This Man Was Killed by Brutal Boomerang Blow 800 Years Ago

This Man Was Killed by Brutal Boomerang Blow 800 Years Ago

This Man Was Killed by Brutal Boomerang Blow 800 Years Ago Anthropologists in Australia discovered evidence that an 800-year-old skeleton’s owner was killed by a brutal boomerang strike to the head after examining marks on the skeleton. Boomerangs are a well-known hunting weapon among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, but a recent discovery indicates they were also used for […]

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Explained: Significance of world’s oldest cave painting, discovered in Indonesia

Explained: Significance of world’s oldest cave painting, discovered in Indonesia

Explained: Significance of world’s oldest cave painting, discovered in Indonesia Archaeologists in Indonesia have uncovered the world’s oldest known cave art, a life-size painting of a wild pig painted at least 45,500 years ago. A figurative depiction of a warty pig, a wild boar endemic to this Indonesian island, was discovered in a cave in South Sulawesi. The discovery, which […]

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Long lost jars discovered in ancient Egyptian tomb shed light on how mummies were embalmed

Long lost jars discovered in ancient Egyptian tomb shed light on how mummies were embalmed

Long lost jars discovered in ancient Egyptian tomb shed light on how mummies were embalmed During the cleaning of the courtyard under the tomb of the Ancient Egyptian Vizier Ipi, an international mission led by the University of Alcalá in Spain discovered over 50 clay jars filled with embalming materials for his mummification (TT 315). The jars were found in […]

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