The World’s Largest Pyramid Is Hidden Within a Hill in Mexico

The World’s Largest Pyramid Is Hidden Within a Hill in Mexico The largest and tallest pyramids in the world are incredible feats of design, engineering, and construction. The Great Pyramid of Giza often gets the crown when talking about pyramids. However, the temple at Cholula dwarfs the Great Pyramid at Giza. Hiding under the grass, trees and soil sits the Great […]

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Martyr Skeletons Dressed in Jewels “Catacomb Saints”

Martyr Skeletons Dressed in Jewels “Catacomb Saints”

Martyr Skeletons Dressed in Jewels “Catacomb Saints” The story of the saints in the catacombs of Northern Europe is a peculiar story. It is rooted in the crisis of faith after the Reformation, prompting people to dramatically return to decorative materialism in the practice of worship. The jewelled skeletons were discovered in catacombs under Rome in 1578 and given as […]

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Neanderthal Hand Axe Leads to Steppe Mammoth Graveyard

Neanderthal Hand Axe Leads to Steppe Mammoth Graveyard

Neanderthal Hand Axe Leads to Steppe Mammoth Graveyard A fossil hunter says she still gets “goosebumps” when recalling unearthing a mammoth graveyard. Sally Hollingworth and her husband Neville were hunting for marine fossils in Wiltshire when they came across the remains. Their find will be discussed on a BBC programme featuring Sir David Attenborough. Mrs Hollingworth said the couple used […]

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Egyptian Tomb Dating To 4,400 Years Ago Has Hidden Shafts Which Might Hold The Treasures Of The ‘Divine Inspector’

Egyptian Tomb Dating To 4,400 Years Ago Has Hidden Shafts Which Might Hold The Treasures Of The 'Divine Inspector’

Egyptian Tomb Dating To 4,400 Years Ago Has Hidden Shafts Which Might Hold The Treasures Of The ‘Divine Inspector’ A 4,400-year-old tomb constructed for a “divine inspector” named “Wahtye” and holding at least 55 statues has been discovered at Saqqara in Egypt, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced this morning. The tomb is “exceptionally well preserved and [colourful] with sculptures […]

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Amazing Prehistoric Forest Submerged Under Water Thousands Of Years Ago Re-Emerges On Welsh Beach

Amazing Prehistoric Forest Submerged Under Water Thousands Of Years Ago Re-Emerges On Welsh Beach

Amazing Prehistoric Forest Submerged Under Water Thousands Of Years Ago Re-Emerges On Welsh Beach A unique forest submerged under water 6,000 – 8,000 years ago has re-emerged along the Welsh coast. Dozens of tree stumps, trunks,  and root systems become visible at low tide at Trearddur Bay. “Beaches along the Welsh coast have remnants of ancient woodlands, a legacy of […]

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16,000-yr-old Ice Age Horse Found During Utah Family’s Backyard Renovation

16,000-yr-old Ice Age Horse Found During Utah Family’s Backyard Renovation

16,000-yr-old Ice Age Horse Found During Utah Family’s Backyard Renovation The skeletal remains of a “wild” female horse found buried in a big ancient lake in Utah and thought to date back 16,000 years to the last ice age are actually no older than 340 years old, a new study finds.  The bones, unearthed by landscapers in a Lehi, Utah […]

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Two divers discover a 1,600-year-old Roman shipwreck and priceless treasures off of Israel’s coast

Two divers discover a 1,600-year-old Roman shipwreck and priceless treasures off of Israel’s coast

Two divers discover a 1,600-year-old Roman shipwreck and priceless treasures off of Israel’s coast A pair of divers have uncovered a massive underwater treasure trove, replete with bronze statues, intricate figurines, and thousands of coins, hidden inside a 1,600-year-old merchant shipwreck in the ancient harbour of Caesarea, Israel. The artefacts, which bear the sigils of the Roman empire, represent the […]

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A rare coin hoard worth $1m was discovered by treasure hunters off the coast of Florida

A rare coin hoard worth $1m was discovered by treasure hunters off the coast of Florida

A rare coin hoard worth $1m was discovered by treasure hunters off the coast of Florida Treasure hunters exploring the waters off the coast of Florida, USA, have discovered a hoard of long-forgotten treasure that has been lying on the seabed for at least 300 years. At a depth of about 15 feet beneath the surface, 1,000 feet (305 meters) […]

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The Windover Bog Bodies, Among the Greatest Archeological Discoveries Ever Unearthed in the United States

The Windover Bog Bodies, Among the Greatest Archeological Discoveries Ever Unearthed in the United States

The Windover Bog Bodies, Among the Greatest Archeological Discoveries Ever Unearthed in the United States It was only after the bones were declared very old and not the product of mass murder that the 167 bodies found in a pond in Windover, Florida began to stir up excitement in the archaeological world. Researchers from Florida State University came to the […]

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