The Life and Death Power of Eclipses in the Ancient World
On Monday, August 21, people living in the continental United States will be able to see a total solar eclipse. Humans have been alternatively amused, puzzle...
2,000-Year-Old Tombs and Sarcophagi Uncovered in Hidden B...
A team of archaeologists has discovered three tombs dating back 2,000 years in southern Egypt. The three new discoveries in El-Kamin El-Sahrawi point to a la...
Silver Composition in Coins Confirms the Story of the Ris...
Lead isotopes in Roman coins reveal the defeat of Carthage financed Rome's expansion throughout the Mediterranean
Baltimore Quietly Removes Four Confederate Monuments
Mayor Catherine Pugh said the statues “needed to come down”
Before Eden there was the Hesperides: Ancient Greek Relig...
If the early chapters of the Book of Genesis present a true account of human origins, then ancient secular human history must connect in significant ways to ...
Once Plundered by Thieves, Ancient Cave Reopens with 3-D ...
It took multiple attempts—and two broken printers—to get the recreations right
Ancient Angels: Heavenly Messengers or Myths? The Origins...
If one does a Google search and types in “movies about angels”, you will receive a plethora of films that feature angels or what could be angels. Of course, ...
Analysis of Roman Coins Proves Roman Empire Got Rich on I...
An analysis of Roman coins has revealed information about the defeat of the Carthaginian General Hannibal and the rise of the Roman Empire. The scientists wh...
Does Palaeontology have an image problem? | Elsa Panciroli
Palaeontology is synonymous with excavating fossils, but the stereotype of the rugged, white, male digger, could be a barrier to diversity in Earth science A...
Discovered: The Great Wall of Siberia Dating to 1st mille...
Giant ramparts guarded Altai Mountains against attack from the north, says leading archaeologist Professor Andrey Borodovsky. The wall complex - now almost h...
Fairies & Witches: The Witch Trials and Pagan Beliefs
Speaker(s):  Richard Firth Green Event Category:  On Human Origins Event Date(s):  23/08/2017 - 17:00 to 18:00 What is the connection between ...
Why is Odin the New God of Choice for White Supremacists?
Those who once worshipped the ‘great gods of the north’ would be ashamed if they knew their faith was used to support such hatred and violence as witnessed i...
God’s Gate and the Sun Temple: A Mysterious Incan Portal ...
Peru has a rich and mysterious history.  With extant indigenous groups such as the Uros, Quechua, Aymara, and the Jivaro, which are known for their head-shri...
Napoleon's Lifelong Interest in Science
Napoleon was a Frenchman of his time, which means he was interested in how science could do good–he just took it farther than most
Archeologists uncover new economic history of ancient Rome
Some of the mystery behind one of Sicily's largest ancient Roman villas is now solved thanks to a team of archeologists from the University of South Florida ...
Mystery of 8,500-year-old copper-making event revealed th...
An international team of archaeological scientists have put an end to the more than half-a-century old claim about the earliest copper smelting event at the ...
If You Think ‘Bambi’ Seems Too Mature For Kids, You’re No...
The popular novel was even a Book-of-the-Month Club selection
Florence Harding, Not Eleanor Roosevelt, May Have Created...
She did things her own way, and helped to set a precedent for the First Ladies who followed her
The Lost Knowledge of the Ancients: Were Humans the First...
This series has highlighted many real modern world phenomena that don’t quite fit the conventional wisdom regarding the ancient history of the world as we th...
Big Ben to Fall Silent During Four-Year Renovation Project
It is the longest time that Big Ben has been paused during its 157-year history
Untouched, Century-Old Fruitcake Found In Antarctica
Even generations of penguins refused to touch the concoction believed to have been brought south by the Terra Nova Expedition
From Cremated Ashes to Holy Water for a Bride’s Ritual Ba...
A loutrophoros is a distinctive type of Greek pottery characterized by an elongated neck with two handles. It is a specific type of amphora, which was a type...
Even in Viking Times Norway was Famous for its ‘White Gol...
New research using DNA from the fish bone remains of Viking-era meals reveals that north Norwegians have been transporting – and possibly trading – Arctic co...
Months Before Pearl Harbor, Churchill and Roosevelt Held ...
The two leaders met in a warship off the coast of northern Canada to talk strategy
WWII Anti-Fascist Film Goes Viral After Charlottesville
“Don’t Be A Sucker,” which was released in 1943, urged viewers to take a stand against divisive, prejudicial rhetoric
The Ior Bock Saga: Is Everything We Know about History Wr...
There are many disagreements among scholars regarding historical events and individuals, however there is a consensus that most historians follow - a mainstr...
What Really Happened to Valerian? Was the Roman Emperor H...
The death of Valerian is traditionally known as one of the most dramatic and unfortunate of all the deaths of the Roman emperors. The widely accepted story i...
‘Casey at the Bat’ Leaves a Lot of Unanswered Questions
Was there a Casey? Where did he strike out? Does it really matter?
Laser Tech Reveals 1,000-Year-Old Viking Ring Fortress in...
With the help of laser technology, archaeologists have managed to discover a perfectly circular ring fortress in Borgring, Denmark. It dates back to 975-980 ...
Analysis finds defeat of Hannibal ‘written in the coins o...
Analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown that the defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal led to a flood of wealth across the Roman Empire from the silv...
Analysis of Roman coins tells of Hannibal's defeat and Ro...
Scientists find that silver used came from mines on Iberian peninsula captured by Rome from Carthaginian leader The defeat by the ancient Romans of Hannibal ...
Peculiar Petroglyph in Chaco Canyon Could Depict a Total ...
Experts say an ancient petroglyph on a free-standing rock in Chaco Canyon could possibly portray the solar eclipse that occurred over New Mexico on July 11, ...
Meenakshi: The Warrior Goddess Who Could Not Be Defeated ...
Meenakshi is a goddess in the Hindu pantheon who is worshipped mainly in the southern part of India. This goddess is believed to be an avatar of the goddess ...
Tales of a Two-headed Giant: Are the Legends of Kap Dwa R...
Countless people have claimed to encounter giants throughout history. Greek titans, various Norse giants, the Chinese giant Pangu, and the Biblical giants Go...
Jo Draper obituary
My friend Jo Draper, who has died aged 68 from cancer, was an author, editor, archaeologist, museum curator and an authority on post-medieval pottery. Much o...
By Land or Sea? The Heated Debate on the Peopling of the ...
Researchers should always be ready for the next big discovery, they never know where it may come from. Having an open mind and questioning peculiar finds is ...
Ancient Acoustic Artifacts and Communication with the Gods
In this article, I will introduce the subject of archaeoacoustics and ancient “musical instruments”. As we will see, these can be used in conjunction with a ...
Forgotten Voyagers: The Ancient Mexican Merchants Who Too...
The major seafaring group in Mexico were the Chontal Maya. They called themselves Putun. Much of what we know about the Putun seafarers comes from the resear...
Is There a Natural Explanation For The Unnatural Ages in ...
Is there any significance to the puzzling ages of the antediluvian patriarchs in the fifth chapter of Genesis? And why do these numbers differ between the Ma...
Ancient DNA used to track Mesa Verde exodus in 13th century
Ancient DNA used to track the mass exodus of Ancestral Pueblo people from Colorado's Mesa Verde region in the late 13th century indicates many wound up in th...
Archaeologists uncover 3,000-year-old female statue at ci...
The remains of a majestic female statue uncovered at the archaeological site of Tayinat in Turkey may challenge our understanding of the public role of women...
Female Statue in Turkey Challenges Common Perceptions of ...
The remains of a majestic female statue uncovered at the archaeological site of Tayinat in Turkey may challenge our understanding of the public role of women...
Finding Beowulf: Is Some of the Famous Anglo-Saxon Heroic...
Beowulf is possibly the most famous example of Anglo-Saxon literature. The heroic epic was created between the 8th-11th century and is set in Scandinavia. In...
Maori Artifacts Indicate Early Polynesian Settlement on N...
Live Science reports that a team of archaeologists in New Zealand has been untangling the mysteries of an early Polynesian settlement near the northern tip o...
Ancient city in Amasra under excavation
Featuring a museum full of numerous ancient artifacts, many of which were found by chance, the Amasra (Greek Amastris) district of the modern Turkish Bartın ...
Many Cyclades museums require upgrades due to growing col...
The remit of the Ephorate of Cycladic Antiquities may be the group of islands in the Aegean Sea, but its administrative offices are located in one of the mos...
Bronze Age tombs unearthed during car park construction i...
Workers digging the foundations for a new car park have unearthed the burial site of a Bronze Age warrior, revealing a rich source of artefacts including a s...
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