Category: History and Archeolory

Archaeologists Find 3,300-Year-Old Claw Of A Bird That Went Extinct 700 Years Ago

History and Archeolory

Scientists have estimated the Earth to be more or less 4.54 billion years old, predating even human existence. Indeed, there’s a lot more to learn about our home planet than what we were taught in schools. So, when a photo of an unusually massive bird claw surfaced online, people couldn’t help but be astounded by…

1,800-year-old Roman Venus Figurine Found In England Was A Home Deity

History and Archeolory

A 17-centimeter (6.7 inch) tall Roman Venus figurine has been discovered by archaeologists in the city of Gloucester, England. This 1,800-year-old find has created considerable excitement in the archaeological community. Anthony Beechey of Cotswold Archaeology was quoted by BBC News as saying, “This has been the most exciting find of my career in archaeology so far. The…

Ancient Helmets, Temple Ruins Found At Dig In Southern Italy

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists in southern Italy have discovered ancient warrior helmets and the ruins of a painted brick wall at a site that might have been a forerunner of a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, officials said Tuesday. Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said the remains dug up at the popular tourist site of Velia were…

The Dispilio Tablet and the Real Origins of Writing

History and Archeolory

Conventional archaeology claims that writing was not invented until some time between 3000 and 4000 BC in Sumeria. However, the discovery of a far older artifact in northern Greece appears to contradict this belief. Although the possibility of a previously unknown writing system during the Neolithic is an exciting prospect, why is it that so few people know…

Archaeologists are amazed by the finding of a previously unknown 10,000-year-old gold treasure

History and Archeolory

A stunning gold earring discovered in Denmark may have been gifted by the Emperor of Byzantium to a Viking chief 1,000 years ago, experts claim. Dating from the 11th century, the ‘completely unique’ gold jewellery has never been seen before in the Nordic countries. Likely one of a pair, it was found by a metal detectorist in a field near Bøvling…

Archaeology breakthrough as biggest-ever dinosaur fossil found in UK ‘truly unprecedented’

History and Archeolory

THE biggest-ever dinosaur fossil to be found in Britain has been discovered in Rutland. The 33ft (10m) long ichthyosaur skeleton is around 180 million years old and is thought to be the largest UK example of a predator which roamed the seas when dinosaurs were around. And The block containing the 6ft (2m) skull and…

Ruins of 100-Foot-Long, 1,000-Year-Old Church Found Under Cornfield

History and Archeolory

Priceless treasures unearthed from the ruins of a mini cathedral built by the Holy Roman Emperor. Burials outside the church, foundations of the south transept. (Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege und Archaologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Felix Biermann/Zenger News) A 1,000-year-old church built by Otto the Great, who as Holy Roman Emperor greatly extended the influence of the Catholic Church…

The Tooth Is Out There: Prehistoric Teeth Could Be The Key To Dating ‘World’s Oldest Modern Human’

History and Archeolory

Newly discovered remains could take modern humans back more than 300,000 years.  The face restoration of the skull of Hualong Cave No. 6. The Hualong Cave No. 6 fossil skull was virtually reconstructed skull then physically reconstructed and sculptured to create the reconstructed image. (Ancient Spine Institute, Chinese Academy Of Sciences/Zenger) When experts in China…

A-Maize-Ing Find: Huge Mayan Corn God’s Head Dating Back 1,300 Years Discovered In Mexico

History and Archeolory

The stone sculpture was discovered during conservation work in the Mayan city of Palenque, near the Usumacinta River. Stuccoed head of the young maize god discovered in Palenque. (INAH TV/Zenger) This Mayan corn god’s head has been unearthed by archaeologists in Mexico who found it at the bottom of a pond that was regarded by…

Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate

History and Archeolory

The excavation team managed to systematically explore the entire terrace of the burial ground in August 2022.  Picture shows horse skeleton, found between the burial constructions, undated. The discovery has been made at the Kopilo site in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  (ÖAW- ÖAI, M. Gavranovic/Zenger) A necropolis found in the Balkan republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina…