Archaeologists in Israel Unearth 3,800-Year-Old Skeleton of Baby Buried in a Jar

Archaeologists in Israel Unearth 3,800-Year-Old Skeleton of Baby Buried in a Jar

Archaeologists in Israel Unearth 3,800-Year-Old Skeleton of Baby Buried in a Jar Researchers are unsure of the unusual funerary practice’s purpose, but one theory posits that the vessel serves as a symbolic womb. Archaeologists excavating a site in Jaffa, Israel, recently made a macabre discovery: a 3,800-year-old jar containing the skeleton of a baby. As Ariel David reports for Haaretz, […]

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Underground Labyrinth With Secret Passages, Tunnels In Dobrogea Plateau, Romania

Underground Labyrinth With Secret Passages, Tunnels In Dobrogea Plateau, Romania

Underground Labyrinth With Secret Passages, Tunnels In Dobrogea Plateau, Romania In many cases, the world below us is just as fascinating as the ground we walk on. Across Europe, there is a hidden, often millennia-old subterranean realm of tunnels stretching from the north in Scotland leading down to the Mediterranean. It is an underground world of never-ending tunnels, massive caves, […]

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1,600-Year-Old Elongated Skull with Stone-Encrusted Teeth Found in Mexico Ruins

1,600-Year-Old Elongated Skull with Stone-Encrusted Teeth Found in Mexico Ruins

1,600-Year-Old Elongated Skull with Stone-Encrusted Teeth Found in Mexico Ruins Archaeologists in Mexico have recently uncovered a 1,600-year-old skeleton of a woman who had mineral-encrusted teeth and an intentionally elongated skull – evidence that suggests she was part of her society’s upper-class. While it isn’t uncommon for archaeologists to find deformed remains, the new skeleton is one of the most […]

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Orichalcum, the lost metal of Atlantis, may have been found on a shipwreck off Sicily

Orichalcum, the lost metal of Atlantis, may have been found in a shipwreck off Sicily

Orichalcum, the lost metal of Atlantis, may have been found in a shipwreck off Sicily Mysterious metal ingots linked to the mythical civilisation of Atlantis have been recovered from an ancient shipwreck off the coast of Sicily. Archaeologists last month recovered a wealth of ingots of an unusual golden alloy from the wreck sitting in about 3m of water, 300m […]

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Israel discovers a 10,500-year-old basket from the Stone Age

Israel discovers a 10,500-year-old basket from the Stone Age

Israel discovers a 10,500-year-old basket from the Stone Age The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the finding of a well-preserved basket with a capacity of about 100 liters dating back to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period, approximately 10,500 years ago. “It is an amazing artifact, 10,500 years old, huge, intact, the only basket from that time found intact in Israel, and […]

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Built Before Stone Henge: Mount Pleasant One of Five Known Mega Henges in Southern England

Built Before Stone Henge: Mount Pleasant One of Five Known Mega Henges in Southern England

Built Before Stone Henge: Mount Pleasant One of Five Known Mega Henges in Southern England Mega Henges: Many of us were taught that the Stone Age was filled with hairy cavemen who didn’t have a lot going for them. In fact, the many henges around England attest to the building skills of Neolithic people and at about 2500BC, just before […]

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Archaeologists discover giant defensive minefield from the roman iron age

Archaeologists discover giant defensive minefield from the roman iron age

Archaeologists discover giant defensive minefield from the roman iron age Archaeologists have unearthed a massive structure in Lolland that is believed to have been used to ward off an attacking army back in the Roman Iron Age.  So far, 770 meters of the structure have been detected. In 2022 a team of archaeologists from the Museum Lolland-Falster in Denmark discovered […]

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Unprecedented drought reveals 7500-year-old Spanish Stonehenge

Unprecedented drought reveals 7500-year-old Spanish Stonehenge

Unprecedented drought reveals 7500-year-old Spanish Stonehenge Just as multiple pyramids are scattered across the continents, another wonder of the world has found its duplicate. Behold: Spanish Stonehenge. The megalithic structure located in the Valdecañas reservoir of Spain owes its reemergence to Europe’s severe drought continuing to drastically reduce water levels. However, this is not its first surprise appearance. The Dolmen […]

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The ancient Chinese Earthquake detector Invented 2,000 years ago really worked

The ancient Chinese Earthquake detector Invented 2,000 years ago really worked

The ancient Chinese Earthquake detector Invented 2,000 years ago really worked In 132 AD, Chinese astronomer Zhang Heng created a seismometer, a device that detects the ground’s movement during an earthquake. It couldn’t predict quakes, but it did show what direction they were coming from—even when they were hundreds of miles away! Zhang was also a mathematician and mechanical engineer […]

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