Category: History and Archeolory

6,000-year-old skull found in cave in Taiwan possibly confirms legend of Indigenous tribe

History and Archeolory

A team of researchers with members from Australia, Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam found a 6,000-year-old skull and femur bones in a cave in a mountainous part of Taiwan that might prove the existence of an ancient Indigenous tribe. In their paper published in the journal World Archaeology, the group describes the skull, where it was found and…

Joyce Carol Vincent – The woman whose skeleton was found 3 years after her death in a London flat!

History and Archeolory

On January 25, 2006, a 38-year-old woman named Joyce Carol Vincent was found in her London Flat, skeletonized, after almost three years of being dead. In a corner of the room, the television set was still on, tuned to BBC1. Joyce had resigned from her job in 2001, and moved into a shelter for victims…

Scientists to recreate 2,300 year old brain surgery after finding evidence of successful operations

History and Archeolory

Did ancient Siberians know about the Hippocratic teachings of Ancient Greece? And if so, how? Scythian dentist at work. Electrum vase from Kul-Oba burial. Picture: Pinterest.com Neurosurgeons are working with anthropologists and archeologists to recreate the surgical techniques of our ancestors. This follows the discovery of two ancient skulls showing clear evidence of recovery after trepanation…

Ancient Giant Human Skeleton. Unusually Large Remains, Allegedly Scientists Have Discovered In Bulgaria

History and Archeolory

According to ancient legends once he walked the Earth giant race of people who built the giant pyramids and buildings as a divine temples. Their existence also tells the story of David and Goliath and countless fairy tales. The mystery is why these people died out. Unusually large remains, allegedly scientists have discovered in Bulgaria,…

Scans Reveal Cruelty Behind Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies

History and Archeolory

Ancient Egypt is famous for its mummies of pharaohs, however, the ancient Egyptians mummified animals as well as people. New non-invasive technology has been used to digitally unwrap three animal mummies in Britain. This has provided new insights into the dark secrets of the ancient Egyptian practice of animal mummification. The three animal mummies that…

The Mystery of the Screaming Mummy

History and Archeolory

Mummification in ancient Egypt was performed using clearly defined routines and religious rituals. However, an unidentified mummy found in 1881 had not been prepared in accordance with custom. What is more, when his body was unwrapped in 1886, archeologists found themselves confronted with the horrific, gaping maw of a face contorted in a scream. In…

Human skeletons found in ancient port city

History and Archeolory

Skeletons of four humans, one of which is a baby, have been found in an area which is believed to be a colonnaded street, during the excavations in the ancient port city “Anemurium” in the southern province of Mersin. The team was excited by the fact that the baby skeleton was buried in an amphora.…

Archaeology news: ‘Mystery’ pit skeleton discovered among UK Bronze Age burial items

History and Archeolory

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered “mystery” human remains at a dig in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire. The skeleton was found appearing to lean on the sides of a pit with legs outstretched. Archaeology experts described finding the skeleton “just lying in the bottom” of the two metre-deep pit during an excavation at Whittington Way. Bronze Age and Roman…

4 Aztec child burials unearthed in Mexico and dated to the Early Colonial period may be indicators of Aztec resistance

History and Archeolory

During an archaeological rescue effort in Mexico City’s historic central district of La Lagunilla, the remains of an Aztec house and the burial place of four Aztec children from the Early Colonial period (1521-1620) were unearthed. Excavations also uncovered pre-Hispanic objects largely intact centuries later, including clay vases, ceramic pots, and a stone figure of…

Archaeologists unearth the remains of three dozen headless people at a stone age settlement in Vráble, Slovakia

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists have unearthed a mass grave containing the remains of about three dozen headless bodies of people at a settlement dated 5250-4950 BC in Vráble, western Slovakia. The team of Slovak-German archaeologists investigating one of the largest Central European Stone Age settlements at Vráble thinks these people may have been killed in cult ceremonies. The skeletons were…