Category: History and Archeolory

Archaeologists have found an intriguing Iron Age “shrine” in the Yorkshire Wolds

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists have discovered an interesting ancient Iron Age “shrine” in the Yorkshire Wolds, which was marked out by meticulously placed animal skulls and bones. A team led by Dr. Peter Halkon and James Lyall excavated a fortified settlement with a substantially circular structure in the middle a few hundred yards from the “shrine” over the…

3 mummified skeletons were found in Iznik, western Turkey

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists discovered mummified skeletons dating from the 2nd century A.D. within two sarcophagi at the Hisardere Necropolis in Bursa’s Iznik district. The excavation is being conducted out by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism under the direction of Aygün Ekin Meriç, an academic at Dokuz Eylül University’s Archeology Department in western Izmir province. Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of…

On a 5,300-year-old skull, archaeologists find evidence of the first known ear surgery

History and Archeolory

Humans may have begun performing ear surgery more than 5,000 years ago, say Spanish archaeologists. Spanish researchers say the skull they found in a Spanish tomb, with seven cut marks found near the left ear canal, is an indication that a person with “anatomical knowledge” performed a primitive surgical procedure to relieve possible ear pain. “These evidences…

500-year-old Inca mummy, as if in a deep sleep “La Doncella”

History and Archeolory

Three Inca mummies found near the high Volcán Llullaillaco peak in Argentina in 1999 stunned all scientists. The 3 Incas found were so well preserved that at first glance, these three children looked like they had just fallen asleep. According to researchers who discovered the mummified remains, the girl and two other youngsters were left on a…

Neolithic Romeo and Juliet? The Star-Crossed Lovers of Valdaro

History and Archeolory

The “Lovers of Valdaro” are a pair of human skeletons that were discovered in 2007 by a team of archaeologists at a Neolithic tomb in Italy. The two skeletons appear to have died while they were gazing into one another’s eyes and hugging each other, thus reminiscent of a “lovers’ embrace.” Their Embrace Amazingly Goes…

This Ancient Old Mummy Is Older Than The Pharaohs

History and Archeolory

The mummy – a grown man who curled up in a fetal posture on the left side – is about 6,000 years old. It was once believed that it was naturally preserved by the desert conditions where it was buried. But the very first tests carried out on the remains showed that the mummy was…

4,500-year-old female mummy discovered in Peru

History and Archeolory

The find may unearth information about the most ancient city in south America inhabited between 2,600 BC and 2,000 BC The place and way the ancient woman was buried indicate she was of important social status (Reuters) The remains of a 4,500-year-old mummified woman have been found by archaeologists in northern Peru. The woman is…

A Giant Mammoth Graveyard Was Just Discovered Outside Mexico City

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists in hard hats and face masks carefully remove earth from around enormous bones at the site of Mexico City’s new airport, where construction work has uncovered a huge trove of mammoth skeletons. The remains of dozens of the extinct giants and other prehistoric creatures have been found in Zumpango on the northern edge of…

Huge Mayan city with pyramids found hidden under jungle

History and Archeolory

High-tech mapping suggests 10 million people may have lived within the Maya Lowlands Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala’s Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought. The discoveries,…

Egyptian Archaeologists Reveal Massive 3500-Year-Olds Tomb Contains Mummies and Thousands of Artifacts

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Egyptian Archaeologists Reveal Massive 3500-Year-Olds Tomb Contains Mummies and Thousands of Artifacts Egyptian archaeologists in Luxor have discovered a massive ancient tomb in the city’s west bank area dating back to the 18th Dynasty. The 3,500-year-old tomb contains thousands of valuable artifacts, as well as ten coffins and eight mummies. Valuable Artifacts and Mummies Antiquities…