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  • 2,600-Year-Old Statue Identified as Vengeful Kush Ruler
    by ashley cowie on 23 febbraio 2018 at 23:00

    Almost a decade ago archaeologists exploring a ruined temple dedicated to the Egyptian god Amun, near the Nile River in modern day Sudan, found a 2,600-year-old statue, but his identity remained secret, until now. Read moreSection: NewsHistory & Archaeology […]

  • Primeval Navigation Suggests Language Began 1.5 Million Years Earlier Than Thought
    by ashley cowie on 23 febbraio 2018 at 18:54

    Were our primeval ancestors skilled mariners who sailed thousand of miles to distant islands using language, or did they grunt at each other while holding onto tree trunks being blown randomly on the waves of tsunamis? That is the big question! Read moreSection: NewsEvolution & Human Origins […]

  • Revisiting the Solar Path of the Inca Creator God Viracocha
    by ashley cowie on 23 febbraio 2018 at 14:59

    The high priests of the Inca Empire of ancient Peru used their sacred texts, known as the Codes of Sacred Geography, to build sacred community centers (wakas) along 42 long-distance ceke lines.  These alignments were all centralized at the Coracancha Temple of the Sun in Cuzco, where a huge golden disc at the center of this temple, radiated these lines across the entire Inca empire. Read moreSection: NewsMyths & Legends […]

  • The Mark of a Prophet? This May Be the Signature of Isaiah
    by Alicia McDermott on 23 febbraio 2018 at 13:58

    Back in 2009, archaeologists working near Temple Mount came across a collection of clay seals. One was identified in 2015 as belonging to King Hezekiah, an 8th century BC biblical king. Now, another of the seal impressions is making headlines for its possible connection to the prophet Isaiah. It seems to read “belonging to Isaiah the prophet” – but there is something missing. Read moreSection: NewsHistory & Archaeology […]

  • 90% of the Neolithic British Gene Pool Was Replaced by Beaker Immigrants
    by ancient-origins on 23 febbraio 2018 at 2:02

    Scientists once could reconstruct humanity's distant past only from the mute testimony of ancient settlements, bones, and artifacts. Read moreSection: NewsHistory & Archaeology […]

  • A Celtic Creation: Sea-foam, the Placenta from the Birth of the Universe
    by ashley cowie on 22 febbraio 2018 at 22:47

    Creation myths are like bubbles of time, and when you pop one, stories of how prehistoric cultures interacted with each other, and nature, are found. Celtic mythology, more so than most folkloric systems, offers a perspective on how people interacted with the land and sea during different seasons of the year. Read moreSection: NewsHuman OriginsFolklor […]

  • The Pagan Attis and Christian Jesus: A Spurious Connection?
    by Caleb Strom on 22 febbraio 2018 at 19:00

    Recently, it has been popular to suggest in some circles that Christianity was influenced, or even derived from, the ancient Roman mystery religions – religions often known to have orgiastic rituals and connection to a personal god. Read moreSection: NewsMyths & LegendsEuro […]

  • The Maero: Bigfoot in New Zealand Folklore
    by dhwty on 22 febbraio 2018 at 14:00

    The Maero is a creature found in the mythology of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. This mythological creature may be described as a type of wildman, like the Yeti of the Himalayas, or the Sasquatch of Native American folklore. Like these more well-known creatures, the Maero are described as large, hairy, human-like creatures. Read moreSection: NewsUnexplained Phenomena […]

  • Mythbusting Ancient Rome: Did Christians Ban The Ancient Olympics?
    by ancient-origins on 22 febbraio 2018 at 1:45

    Every two years, when the Winter or Summer Olympics comes around, we hear about how the games staged at Olympia in Greece since 776 BC came to a sudden end in the late fourth century AD. The finger is pointed at the Christian Roman emperor Theodosius I (AD 379-395) Read moreSection: NewsHistoryAncient Traditions […]

  • Thumbs Down for American Man Who Damaged $4.5 million Artifact
    by ashley cowie on 21 febbraio 2018 at 23:00

    A 24-year-old American man was arrested by the FBI for breaking off and then stealing part of a $4.5 million Terracotta Warrior, according to a report in TheJournal.ie. Read moreSection: NewsGenera […]

  • After 300: The Posthumous Vengeance of King Leonidas of Sparta
    by Riley Winters on 21 febbraio 2018 at 18:38

    Mythologically descended from the hero Herakles, the Agiad dynasty of ancient Sparta reigned alongside the Eurypontids almost since the beginning of the city-state. When war was on the borders of their land, and that of their neighboring city-states, it was to the current Heraklean descendent that those city-states turned.  Read moreSection: NewsHistoryFamous Peo […]

  • Enduring Mystery of the Screaming Mummy: Abominable Crime and a Disgraced Prince—Part II
    by ABalaji on 21 febbraio 2018 at 15:25

    The devious plot of the secondary wife, Queen Tiye, to murder King Ramesses III came-a-cropper. In no time the conspirators, who included palace staff and her own son, were apprehended, interrogated and sentenced.  Read moreSection: NewsHistory […]

  • The Marvelous Mayan Zoomorph Monoliths of Quiriguá
    by dhwty on 21 febbraio 2018 at 13:59

    Elaborate designs adorn unique monoliths in an ancient Mayan site in Guatemala. There are immense stelae hailing past rulers and huge stones carved with majestic beasts and curious creatures.  Read moreSection: NewsAncient PlacesAmericasUnexplained Phenomena […]

  • Ancient X-Rated Book of Perversion Goes Up For Sale. Any Bidders?
    by ashley cowie on 21 febbraio 2018 at 2:01

    A perverted "sex manual" featuring shocking magical and mythical X-rated content will be sold at a UK auction next month. The first edition of this sordid book entitled Aristotle's Masterpiece Completed In Two Parts, The First Containing the Secrets of Generation, was published in London in 1684. Read moreSection: ArtifactsAncient WritingsNewsGenera […]

  • Heavy Hitters: 2,000-Year-Old Boxing Gloves Suggest Roman Soldiers Used to Duke It Out
    by Alicia McDermott on 20 febbraio 2018 at 23:01

    Still molded to the form of their former owner’s knuckles, boxing gloves found at the Roman site of Vindolanda in Northumberland, England hint at tales of soldiers increasing their battle skills, keeping up their fitness, and passing the time gambling on fights while stationed in the far northern lands of the empire. Read moreSection: NewsHistory & Archaeology […]

  • Lost Codes Discovered in Terrorist’s Treasure Tunnel
    by ashley cowie on 20 febbraio 2018 at 19:01

    Hidden deep beneath the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, archeologists assessing the destruction of Isis treasure hunters have uncovered 2,700-year-old inscriptions describing the rule of an ancient Assyrian king “helping in our understanding of the world’s first empire” reported The Telegraph. Read moreSection: NewsHistory & Archaeology […]

  • Five Surprising Things DNA has Revealed About our Ancestors
    by ancient-origins on 20 febbraio 2018 at 13:57

    Researchers recently used DNA from the 10,000-year-old “Cheddar Man”, one of Britain’s oldest skeletons, to unveil what the first inhabitants of what now is Britain actually looked like. But this isn’t the first time DNA from old skeletons has provided intriguing findings about our ancestors.  Read moreSection: NewsEvolution & Human Origins […]

  • Does the Negev’s Ancient Rock-Art Help Turn the Bible Exodus Story into Fact?
    by ashley cowie on 20 febbraio 2018 at 1:59

    A chain of holy mountains with “god’s name” painted in ancient rock-art has led a scholar to claim he has finally identified the long sought after “lost region" inhabited by the proto-Israelies after the Exodus from Egypt. Read moreSection: ArtifactsAncient WritingsNews […]

  • Njord: The Tumultuous Marriage of a Norse God of the Sea and a Goddess Giantess
    by dhwty on 19 febbraio 2018 at 23:02

    Njord was the god Norse sailors and fisherman turned to in times of need. He was a sea god with powers over the wind and the fertility of land along the coast. But what this deity is best remembered for is the strange nature of his marriage to a giantess. Read moreSection: NewsMyths & LegendsEuro […]

  • 13,500-year-old Artwork Saved from the Abyss of the Continental Shelf
    by ashley cowie on 19 febbraio 2018 at 18:57

    Snared in a fishing net at the bottom of the North Sea, on the edge of the continental shelf,  the “oldest Dutch work of art” has been found, according to an article published in Cambridge Antiquity magazine last week. Read moreSection: ArtifactsOther ArtifactsNewsHistory & Archaeology […]