Graves of Elite Warrior and Aphrodite Cult Priestess Uncovered in Russia

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Archaeologists have unearthed a 1,900-year-old burial of a priestess from an Aphrodite cult in the ancient necropolis of Phanagoria in Russia, as well as a warrior’s burial, complete with a cache of artifacts and ornate sword. Phanagoria was established on the coast of the Taman Peninsula in southern Russia, along the Black Sea. It corresponds…

First Feast? The Burial at the Hilazon Tachtit Cave Site

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Excavation at the 12,000-year-old Hilazon Tachtit cave site, located in what is now Israel, led to an astonishing discovery. At the cave site, twenty-nine Natufian individuals are buried. Twenty-eight of those burials took place in a collective pit, but one burial was special. A woman, believed to be a shaman, was buried separately, with evidence…

Psusennes, the Silver Pharaoh with riches that rivalled those of Tutankhamun

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

In 1940, the Second World War broke out in Western Europe. In the same year, in Tanis, Egypt, thousands of kilometres away from the theatre of war, a French archaeologist by the name of Pierre Montet made a discovery that would rival that made by Howard Carter almost 20 years before. News of this great…

The Last of the Siberian Unicorns: What Happened to the Beasts of Legend?

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Elasmotherium, also known as the Giant Rhinoceros or the Giant Siberian Unicorn, is an extinct species of rhino that lived in the Eurasian area in the Late Pliocene and Pleistocene eras. They have been documented from 2.6 million years ago, but the most recent fossils come from around 29,000 years ago. The best known of…

Kivik Kungagraven: A Tomb Fit for a King

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

In 1748, two farmers stumbled upon an ancient stone tomb near the village of Kivik in southern Sweden while digging in a quarry. The tomb, now known as Kivik Kungagraven (‘King’s Grave of Kivik’), has since been reconstructed to a how it would have appeared during the time that it was first built. It is…

Fossils of two previously unknown dinosaurs discovered off the coast of England

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Fossils discovered on a rocky beach on England’s Isle of Wight around 127 million years ago reveal that there was double trouble on the island, with a pair of large previously unknown dinosaur predators living perhaps side by side, both adapted to hunting along the water’s edge. Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of fossils…

Dinosaur Footprints of Unimaginable Age Found Romping Along England’s Coastline

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Experts in the United Kingdom have announced a major discovery of dinosaur footprints , that are at least 100 million years old and possibly older. The prints were found in Hastings, Sussex on the south-east coast of England. They are believed to be the most diverse and important collection of prehistoric footprints yet found in England. This…

A young man discovered a 400-year-old gold ring, no one can afford to buy back, and the truth behind it

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Ben Bishop, a man in his 30s from Bridgewater, UK often enjoys treasure hunting. Ben Bishop, a man in his 30s from Bridgewater, United Kingdom has a hobby of treasure hunting. According to Ben Bishop, the gold ring was found while he was using a metal detector in the field. This is also his main…

Unwrapping a mummies body that has been preserved for 600 years is a shocking discovery made by the Inca

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

The painstakingly careful excavation has been captured in some pretty grisly yet amazing footage. The mummy wasn’t in the regular shape that you would expect. Instead, it was wrapped up in a funeral bundle. Experts from the Museum of Tucume in Peru examined the strange human parcel, which was found in an area of Tucume…

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…