Archaeologists Find the First Example of a Harappan Couple Burial

History and Archeolory

A rare discovery at an ancient Harappan site shows that death doesn’t even mean the end for some relationships. The couple’s burial stands out from others in a sprawling cemetery. Even in the grave, the man was laid to rest in such a way that it appears he’s still admiring his partner. It’s definitely not…

2,200-Year-Old Fruit Baskets Found in Underwater City of Heracleion

History and Archeolory

Fruit baskets — with fruit still inside — that are more than 2,200 years old were discovered recently in ruins of Thonis-Heracleion, the ancient lost city near Alexandria, Egypt. The city, once the nexus of Mediterranean trade routes in the Hellenistic era, sank beneath the waves in the second century BC as the result of…

Mysterious Cocaine Mummies: Do They Prove Ancient Voyages Between Egypt and Americas?

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Evidence which shows that ancient Egyptians had already crossed the Atlantic 3,000 years ago, long before Columbus in 1492, comes not only from the mimicking of cultural traditions as seen in Peru and the Canary Islands where evidence of trepanning and mummification has been found, but from the actual Egyptian mummies themselves. Incredibly, in 1976, Dr. Michelle…

3000 Year Old Ancient Astronaut And Spaceship Artefact Found In Museum

History and Archeolory

This is probably the hardest ancient astronaut artefact, to be explained away by archaeologists and scientists. When I look at this I cannot mix it up with another similar looking ancient artefact or another known piece of ancient mechanisms or a human powered weapon for that matter! But believe it or not there’s more than…

Discovery of mummified kestrel reveals evidence for falconry in ancient Egypt

History and Archeolory

Throughout the ages around the world, humans have associated gods of various religions with animals. Some individual animals in ancient Egypt were so sacred they were believed to have the spirits of gods within them, and millions of animals in ancient Egypt were killed and mummified as offerings to various deities. A team of researchers…

The Oldest Mirror Of Love: Archaeological Findings In Vergina

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Archaeologists unearthed in the archaeological site of Vergina one of the most interesting archaeological findings, the impressive mirror of Eros (love). The mirror of Eros, a small bronze masterpiece, was found in the tomb of a young girl (4th century BC). Archaeologists believe it was a gift from her parents for her one-way journey. Her…

Reconstruction of Queen Te’s face revealed

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

The ancient Egyptian Queen Te has finally been revealed, thanks to the use of high-tech CT scans and facial recognition software. Queen Te lived during the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, during the reigns of Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Akhenaton. Her mummy was discovered in Amenhotep III’s tomb along with several other mummies. Queen Te’s mummy…

The mysterious woman behind the mummy of the Golden Lady

History and Archeolory

The discovery of mummies always fascinates Egyptologists and civil society itself when looking at such ancient artifacts. Studying them, however, can be an arduous process, as the antiquity of the pieces makes them increasingly sensitive over time. It is clear, therefore, that the preservation of these ancient bodies profoundly limits the research capacity of archaeologists,…

New Patagonian Dinosaur May Be Largest Yet

History and Archeolory

Scientists have unearthed massive, 98-million-year-old fossils in southwest Argentina they say may have belonged to the largest dinosaur ever discovered. Human-sized pieces of fossilized bone belonging to the giant sauropod appear to be 10-20 percent larger than those attributed to Patagotitan mayorum, the biggest dinosaur ever identified, according to a statement Wednesday from the National…

The 2,000-Year-Old Beauty Mummy Has “Green Hair, Blood Is Still Flowing”: Howling When Opening The Coffin Lid

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

51 years ago, a very special 2,000-year-old mummy was accidentally discovered in Hunan, China. The mummy was so intact that there was still blood in her veins. In 1971, construction workers in Hunan, China stumbled upon a tomb containing the bodies of a couple and their son. In particular, the beauty mummy is the most…