Posts Tagged ‘found’

First Naturally Mummified Inka Llama Sacrifices Found!

Archaeologists working in Peru have unearthed the first known naturally mummified remains of Inka llama sacrifices. The animals are exceptionally well-preserved and still bear the decorations that were placed upon them in preparation for the ritual sacrifice to appease Inka deities over 500 years ago. The Inka (Inca) people worshipped many deities and those beings […]

Medieval Graffiti to Repel Witches and Evil Spirits Found In Britain

In Britain, a mysterious discovery has been made in the ruins of a church in an abandoned medieval village. On some stones, archaeologists have found graffiti and some enigmatic marking. It is believed that the markings were made to ward off evil spirits or witches. This discovery is a timely one as we approach Halloween. […]

First Greek Snake Altar To Underground Gods Found in Southern Turkey

Snakes are one of the most popular and feared symbols of ancient civilizations. Recently, a mysterious Greek snake altar has been discovered in Turkey, and it has caused considerable excitement in the archaeological community. The altar dates back over 2000 years and was found in the long-abandoned city of Patara. The Greek snake altar find […]

Dozens Of ‘New’ Ancient Egyptian Coffins Found Near Saqqara

Once again archaeologists at a famous necropolis in Egypt have made astonishing discoveries. They have uncovered many ancient Egyptian coffins that are perfectly preserved. The most recently discovered ancient Egyptian coffins were all sealed, which means they have been completely undisturbed for over two thousand years! The treasure trove was found at the Saqqara necropolis, […]

Long-lost Medieval Friary Found Beneath English Car Park

British archaeologists have long speculated over the most probable site for a long lost medieval Friary that once stood in open countryside near Gloucester, England. Now it’s been discovered, but not in its tranquil English old-world setting, rather, beneath a carpark and bus station. Every British reader knows the poem telling the story of Dr. […]

Giant Cat Geoglyph Found Near the Mysterious Nazca Lines

Experts have found a giant new cat geoglyph in Peru near the world-famous Nazca Lines. They identified the huge figure of the feline on a hill that overlooks the pre-Hispanic designs and features. The find can help experts to better understand the most famous geoglyphs in Latin America, if not the world. A conservation management […]

Asian and Nubian Influences Found In Ptolemaic Era Statues in Berenice

Several mysterious statues dating back over 2000 years have been unearthed inside a temple in the ruined port of Berenice in Egypt. What makes them unique is that they exhibit strong influences from both Asia and the African interior, which demonstrates the extent of global cultural exchange during the Classical Age. The team of Polish […]

How Hitler Found His Blueprint For A German Empire

Above photo: Adolf Hitler with Nazi war generals studying maps at Hitler’s headquarters in 1940. Wikimedia Commons. By looking to the American West. On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Americans must recognize the ugly history of how the Nazis were inspired by the long and brutal U.S. campaign against Native Americans. Native peoples in the United States […]

Tomb of Ancient Greek Poet and Astronomer Found in Turkey

Throughout time some people are remembered after they die for their achievements. But some individuals are celebrated both in life and death and they are especially important. What archaeologists recently found in Turkey is a large memorial tomb dedicated to one of those people, the ancient Greek poet and astronomer Aratus. Aratus was a didactic […]

Two-Shekel Weight Found In Jerusalem Tells Us About Ancient Economy

Small objects from the distant past can tell us so much about ancient societies and daily life in those cultures. A two-shekel weight from the Biblical period recently found in Jerusalem is one of these small objects and its significance is considerable. It was used to measure the weight of produce and other foods in […]

Russia: Suspect found dead after three people killed in bus stop shooting

Russian authorities have found the body of the main suspect in Monday’s fatal bus shootings in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Three people were killed and three more wounded when a gunman opened fire at a bus stop in a village in central Russia. Police initially reported that a young man had escaped the scene, launching […]

Minoan Religious Sanctuary and Idols Found in Palace Complex, Crete

A Minoan religious sanctuary and many “ idols” have recently been discovered in a Minoan palace complex in Greece. The Minoan civilization of Crete is regarded as the first European civilization. The recent excavations at a unique mountain-top palace complex on Crete has unearthed numerous important discoveries, including a new complex that may have been […]

FBI Agent Who Found Hillary’s Emails On Weiner’s Laptop Says Bosses Told Him To Cover It Up

FBI agent John Robertson, the man who found Hillary Clinton’s emails on the laptop of Anthony Weiner, claims he was advised by bosses to erase his own computer. Former FBI Director James Comey, you may recall, announced days before the 2016 presidential election that he had “learned of the existence” of the emails on Weiner’s laptop. Weiner […]

Evidence of first metallurgy furnaces, from 6,500 years ago, found in Beersheba

A new archaeological study shows that even some 6,500 years ago, Israel was already a start-up nation — complete with a metallurgy R&D hub in Beersheba. Salvage excavations in the Negev Desert capital in 2017 revealed 6,500-year-old copper smelting workshops using the earliest-known evidence of furnaces instead of small portable crucibles for metallurgy. “This is […]

5,000-Year-Old Masked Figurine Found in Siberian Mass Grave

Archaeologists have discovered a strange little masked figurine in Siberia. It was found upon the shoulder of a woman who was buried face down in a mass grave 5,000 years ago. The whole scenario has created an alluring archaeological mystery. Mysterious Burial Rituals of the Odinov Culture The archaeological team found the masked figurine this […]

US Accountant Found Guilty In Panama Papers Case

Sentenced to more than 3 years. Richard Gaffey forged documents to help American clients evade taxes and worked with lawyers at the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, prosecutors said. NOTE: It is good to see that at least one of the accountant’s clients faced consequences for breaking the law. So often the wealthy get away […]

Tilapia Stew: Egyptian Recipe Found in 6000-year-old Stomach

This recipe is based on an archaeological discovery made in an upper Egypt tomb dating to around 3500 to 4000 BC. Differing from a typical mummy, which would have had its organs in canopic jars, the mummified remains of a man were found with his digestive system intact. Luckily for the researchers, they could even […]

Missing Boy Found Dead After Family, Friends Barred From Searching Due to COVID Lockdown

A teenage boy with autism was found deceased near Melbourne, Australia, over 32 hours after he had gone missing — and after his family and local residents were ordered to call off searching due to draconian coronavirus rules. William Wall, 14, embarked on his daily run at approximately 6:45 am on Tuesday morning but never […]

Wisconsin Authorities Investigating Absentee Ballots Found In Ditch

Police in the swing-state of Wisconsin are investigating how three trays of mail which included absentee ballots ended up in a ditch, after the mail was found at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning near a highway before it was immediately turned over to the US Postal Service, according to Fox 11. “The United States Postal Inspection […]

Ancient German Tomb With Circle Of Female Skeletons Found

In Germany, a spectacular, mysterious tomb has been found. Archaeologists uncovered what they believe to be the ancient German tomb of a 1500-year-old German lord . Six female skeletons arranged in a circle were found in the same unusual ancient German tomb. Researchers have raised the possibility that the six women were either human sacrifices […]

Stolen books worth €2.7m found in Romanian basement during police raid

Priceless books by Galileo, Sir Isaac Newton, and Francisco Goya have been recovered in a police raid in Romania three years after being stolen in a sophisticated heist on a London postal depot. Police recovered around 200 books with a combined value of some £2.5 million (€2.7m) during the raid on a house in the […]

Wreck of Maya Slave Ship Found in Gulf of Mexico

A shipwreck identified in the Gulf of Mexico has thrown a light on a forgotten and dark episode in Mexican history. Archaeologists have identified a 19th-century slave ship. Before it sank, this vessel was involved in the enslavement of indigenous Maya people, during a bloody revolt known as the War of the Castes in Mexico’s […]

Russia: Patriotic Anti-Degeneracy Activist Found Dead Inside Jail Cell

Looks like a patriot got Epstein’d in Russia. Moscow Times: A convicted Russian neo-Nazi has been found dead in what appears to be a suicide inside his jail cell in the Urals region of western Siberia, prison authorities confirmed Wednesday. Maxim Martsinkevich, who went by the nickname Tesak (Russian for machete), was serving a 10-year sentence for a violent […]

Novichok traces found on water bottle in Alexei Navalny’s hotel room, his colleagues say

Colleagues of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room after his poisoning. Navalny fell ill on a flight from Siberia to Moscow on August 20 and was flown to Germany, where he was kept in an […]

World’s Oldest Sperm Cells Found Trapped in Amber

Paleontologists working in Myanmar have found the oldest sperm cells in the world. They were trapped in amber 100 million years ago, have been described as ‘giant,’ and come from a mussel-like crustacean. The creature housing the reproductive cells has also been declared a unique species and a fantastic find for researchers interested in the […]

World’s First Perfectly Preserved Ice Age Bear Found in Russia

The frozen wastes of Russia have long preserved ancient animals and have yielded many important Ice Age finds. Recently, reindeer herders came across a preserved Ice Age bear . This is the first adult Ice Age bear worldwide to be found in near perfect condition. This chance discovery is providing researchers with new insights into […]

Ancient Greek Goat Bone Objects Found in Turkey Tell A Deeper Story

Archaeologists working in a site have uncovered carved objects that are made out of goat bones . These carved goat bone objects were turned into ornaments in an ancient Greek colony over 2500 years ago.  The recently discovered goat bone objects may help us to understand the ancient people who lived in this area, and […]

Bizarrely Deformed Human Skull Found In Iranian Death Mound

Iranian archaeologists in search of ancient “death archaeology” at a prehistoric mound have recently unearthed the bizarrely deformed skull of an ancient human. In ancient archaeology, deformed human skulls are rare and generally reveal incredible insights into life in prehistoric times. Isfahan’s Tepe Ashraf Mound Is Huge In More Ways Than One Ancient burial tombs […]

Oldest Ever Neanderthal Remains Found, Dating Back 116,000 Years!

In 2008 a team of archaeological excavators digging in the Stajnia Cave near Mirów in Poland, unearthed deeply-ancient tools among the remains of Neanderthal hunters. This discovery represented the first Neanderthal remains ever discovered in Poland. However, a recent shift in the scientific molecular clock indicates that these discoveries are not “55,000 years old,” as […]

Nazi warship found off Norway coast, 80 years after it was ordered sunk

OSLO — A World War II Nazi cruiser which was torpedoed and sunk off the coast of Norway in 1940 has been found by chance at a depth of 490 meters (535 yards) during a subsea power cable inspection, the engineers who discovered the wreck said Thursday. “Sometimes, we discover historical remains. But I’ve never […]

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