Eleven skeletons found in 1,000-year-old Moche grave in Peru include people with mutilated feet, stained skulls and ‘a religious leader buried in a roofed chamber’

Eleven skeletons found in 1,000-year-old Moche grave in Peru include people with mutilated feet, stained skulls and 'a religious leader buried in a roofed chamber'

In Peru, eleven 1000-year-old graves containing skeletons from the Moche civilization were found. Some were mutilated by removing their feet and tattoos imprinted on their skulls. Two children buried at the site were found with strange symbols illustrated on their skull fronts and one person was buried with a scepter. Another high-standing person was buried in a high-ceiling room and is thought […]

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Shipwreck found in Black Sea is ‘world’s oldest intact’

Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'

Shipwreck found in Black Sea is ‘world’s oldest intact’ A team of marine archaeologists, scientists, and surveyors have uncovered, off the coast of Bulgaria, more than 1 mile below the shore of the Black Sea, what could be the oldest intact shipwreck in the world — a Greek trading vessel of 75 ft. of carbon-dated over 2400 years ago. The Black […]

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‘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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