Category: Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

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

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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…

The Oldest Mirror Of Love: Archaeological Findings In Vergina

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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

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

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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…

7,000-Year-Old Native American “Bog bᴜrial ” Found Off The Coast Of Florida

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Only after the bones were determined to be very old and not the result of mass mᴜгdeг did the 167 bodies discovered in a pond in Windover, Florida, begin to pique the interest of archaeologists. Researchers from Florida State University arrived at the site, believing that more Native American ѕkeɩetoпѕ had been discovered in the…

Deciphering the Mysteries of Palenque’s Red Queen’s Tomb

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A remarkable tomb dating back to 600 or 700 AD was discovered by Mexican archaeologist Arnoldo Gonzalez Cruz in 1994. When the researchers opened the burial chamber they couldn’t believe their eyes… The tomb is located inside Temple XIII, among the ruins of the ancient Maya city of Palenque. Excavations were carried out at the…

Massive Burial Ground Unearthed at Medieval Monastery in Sudan

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Four cemeteries, from which at least 123 individuals have been excavated so far, have been unearthed near the remains of a medieval Christian monastery in Sudan. A few of the burials contained individuals buried in unusual ways. The cemeteries and remains, which have been excavated over the past two years, are located at a monastery…

Ancient Egyptian mummies removed from coffins spark ‘Curse of the Pharaohs’ fears

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THE COFFINS of high-status ancient Egyptian Sennedjem and one of his wives have been cracked open at a museum in Egypt. The sarcophagi were unpacked in the hope of restoring and preserving the mummies inside but some people think the Curse of the Pharaohs, supposedly unleashed on anyone who disturbs an Ancient Egyptian mummy, will…

Mysterious burial pit with ‘child, donkey, goat, cat and bird’ skeletons on top of each other inside leaves archaeologists baffled

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THE REMAINS of an ancient child buried for centuries under the historical town of Silves in Portugal have finally been revealed by archaeologists. The find is so unusual because the child appears to have been ‘dumped’ there and stacked up between the remains of several animals including a horse, a sheep or goat, a cat…

First European farmers’ heights did not meet expectations

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A combined study of genetics and skeletal remains show that the switch from primarily hunting, gathering and foraging to farming about 12,000 years ago in Europe may have had negative health effects as indicated by shorter than expected heights in the earliest farmers, according to an international team of researchers. “Recent studies tried to characterize…