This 1,600-Year-Old Elongated Skull with Stone-Encrusted Teeth Was Discovered in Mexico

History and Archeolory

This latest discovery is from Mexico, which includes all the places that Teotihuacan’s famous ancient ruins are located. Although the ruins are quite interesting, we are not here for them. We will be discussing the near 1,600-year old skeleton of a woman discovered in the vicinity. The images show that the skull is long, which…

Greek Farmer Stumbled on a 3,400-Year-Old Tomb in His Olive Grove While Parking His Car

History and Archeolory

The Crete local was trying to park his vehicle when he accidentally unearthed the ancient Minoan grave. Sometime between 1400 and 1200 B.C., two Minoan men were laid to rest in an underground enclosure carved out of the soft limestone native to southeast Crete. Both were entombed within larnakes—intricately embossed clay coffins popular in Bronze…

Archaeologists find the world’s largest ‘mass child sacrifice’ site

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

The centuries-old remains of more than 200 children have been discovered in Peru, according to reports. Experts say that the macabre discovery is likely the world’s largest child sacrifice site. Peruvian press agency Andina reports that archaeologists found the skeletal remains of 250 children and 40 warriors at Huanchaco, 346 miles north of Lima. “This…

Mummified ‘Amazon warrior’ girl, 13, found buried with ax, bow and a ‘wart still visible on face’

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Ancient remains of a suspected “Amazon warrior” have been identified as a girl no older than 13 years old. The 2,600-year-old teenager is also said to have a visible wart and a range of war-like grave goods. The grave was first discovered in 1988 in Siberia’s modern-day Tuva republic. However, the mummified remains were labeled…

3000-Year-Old Skeletons of Ancient Viol.ence Vic.tims Found in World’s Arid Desert

History and Archeolory

Surviving in the Atacama Desert was not easy, but nature was not the real danger here. No one would have thought that farming here would be easy. And yet, the brutal hardships of living in one of Earth’s driest, harshest environments proved fatal to many, and not all dangers were imposed by the desert. Instead,…

Egyptian Child Mummy Dumped in Garbage in France, Now Restored and Protected

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

The mummy of an ancient Egyptian child was saved from a municipal dump and is set to go on display for the first time outside Paris. The 2,000-year-old mummified body and casket are thought to have been in the possession of a Napoleonic general before they were unceremoniously dumped in a rubbish pile in France.…

Evidence Syphilis Did Not Arrive In Europe With Columbus Expedition

History and Archeolory

Mass burials are common remnants of the many plague outbreaks that ravaged medieval Europe . A number of these graveyards are well documented in historical sources, but the locations of most, and the victims they contain, have been lost to the pages of time. In Vilnius, Lithuania, one such cemetery was found in a typical way: accidental discovery during a…

Child Sacrifice Victims at Maya ‘Midnight Terror Cave’ Gagged Before Slaughter

History and Archeolory

Archaeologists studying Belize’s “Midnight Terror Cave” have discovered mysterious blue fibers in the tooth plaque of sacrificed teenagers, which suggests the young sacrifice victims had been gagged. In 2016, Ancient Origins published a story about “The Midnight Terror Cave”, located south of Belmopan city in the Cayo District of Belize, in Central America. First discovered in 2006,…

Peruvian Oracles Threw Stones and Clubs at Commoners in Acts of Ritual Violence

Archaeology Mystery of Tomb

Healed over fractured skulls and limbs and a dislocated elbow – these are signs that archaeologists are interpreting as evidence of ritual violence having taken place in Peru about 3,200 years ago. It is suggested that the brutal acts were committed in relation to a predatory animal cult – with elites embodying predators and wounding…

Newly Discovered 1000 BC Pacopampa Priest’s Tomb in Peru Is Turning Heads

History and Archeolory

A team of archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be the tomb of a religious leader from ancient Peru at the Pacopampa site, a priestly figure, who was baptized as the “priest of the pututos,” or the priest of the shell trumpets. The Pacopampa priest’s tomb remains have been dated to around 1000 BC.…