‘Santa’s finger bone’ and ‘Christ’s crib’ among medieval treasures given to English monastery

'Santa's finger bone' and 'Christ's crib' among medieval treasures given to English monastery

The connections between Christmas today and an English monastery were shown in a medieval document. The document is a list of relics issued by, among others, two English monarchs to Battle Abbey. Perhaps the most interesting thing in the collection was the bone of St. Nicholas ‘ or Santa. English Heritage, which manages hundreds of historic sites in England, including Battle Abbey in Sussex, confirmed the find This was once a prosperous Middle Age monastery before it […]

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The Mystery of the Easter Island Statues May Finally be Solved

The Mystery of the Easter Island Statues May Finally be Solved

On the coast of the remote island, there is a high concentration of the 900 statues and researchers have always wondered why -until now. Over centuries both fascinated and puzzled archaeologists were the famous statues that dotted the coast of remote Easter Island in the Southeast Pacific. Now, a team of archeologists claims to have answered one of the biggest questions about the mysterious figures of the stone: why they were built in the first place. The main water source for the inhabitants […]

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Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed a 1,800-year-old fossil of a Roman chariot and two horses

Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed a 1,800-year-old fossil of a Roman chariot and two horses

Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed a 1,800-year-old fossil of a Roman chariot and two horses A team of archaeologists working in Croatia have found an ancient Roman chariot buried together with two horses in ritual fashion The fossilized remains were found in a large burial chamber which belonged to an ‘ extremely wealthy family ‘ alongside the carriage that the […]

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Chinese Boy Obsessed with Science Discovers 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs While Playing

Chinese Boy Obsessed with Science Discovers 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs While Playing

Chinese Boy Obsessed with Science Discovers 66-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Eggs While Playing The Beijing Youth Daily reported that a 9-year-old primary school student from Heyuan, Guangdong province of South China, accidentally discovered what he suspected of being a fossil dinosaur egg while playing on downtown riverbank with his mom Later, the mom of the boy, Li Xiaofang, approached the local museum […]

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Mysterious destroyed temple and treasure-laden ships found in ‘Egyptian Atlantis’ that sank 2,200 years ago

Mysterious destroyed temple and treasure-laden ships found in ‘Egyptian Atlantis’ that sank 2,200 years ago

Mysterious destroyed temple and treasure-laden ships found in ‘Egyptian Atlantis’ that sank 2,200 years ago According to Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities, divers swimming through Heracleion, an ancient Egyptian city that’s now underwater, have uncovered a number of artifacts including the remains of a temple, gold jewelry, coins, and the missing piece of a ceremonial boat. Heracleion was a busy metropolis […]

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GREEK FARMER ACCIDENTALLY DISCOVERS 3,400-YEAR-OLD MINOAN TOMB HIDDEN UNDER OLIVE GROVE

GREEK FARMER ACCIDENTALLY DISCOVERS 3,400-YEAR-OLD MINOAN TOMB HIDDEN UNDER OLIVE GROVE

GREEK FARMER ACCIDENTALLY DISCOVERS 3,400-YEAR-OLD MINOAN TOMB HIDDEN UNDER OLIVE GROVE Two Minoan men were laid to rest sometime between 1400 and 1200 B.C. in an underground enclosure carved from the soft limestone native to southeast Crete. Both were buried in larnakes — intricately embossed clay coffins popular in Minoan society in the Bronze Age — and surrounded by colorful […]

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Rabbit hole in the farmer’s field leads to ‘mystery caves’

Rabbit hole in the farmer's field leads to 'mystery caves'

Rabbit hole in the farmer’s field leads to ‘mystery caves’ An outstanding discovery was made when a 700-year-old Knights Templar cave was found in a complex known as the Caynton Caves Network under a farmer’s field in Shropshire, England. The Templar Knights was a major Catholic order which was famous during the Crusades and their name comes from Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. […]

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Ancient Egyptian Catacomb reveals Carvings of a ‘ worthy ‘ woman and her pet

Ancient Egyptian Catacomb reveals Carvings of a ' worthy ' woman and her pet

Ancient Egyptian Catacomb reveals Carvings of a ‘ worthy ‘ woman and her pet The exterior of the catacomb discovered by the Egyptian-Japanese team. It was constructed almost 2,000 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled by the Romans. A woman named “Demetria” was laid to rest in a magnificently decorated catacomb in Egypt at Saqqara, nearly 2,000 years ago, at a […]

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No, It’s Not an Alien — Here’s What That Tiny, Pointy-Headed Skeleton Really Is

No, It's Not an Alien — Here's What That Tiny, Pointy-Headed Skeleton Really Is

No, It’s Not an Alien — Here’s What That Tiny, Pointy-Headed Skeleton Really Is As evidence of aliens on earth, a tiny skeleton with a conical skull made international headlines. But scientists say the genes are terrestrial – many are even shared with Chileans of the modern age. They are now ready to tell you Ata tragic story, who they […]

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