Posts Tagged ‘ancient’

Coin Hoard Linked to “Sudden Attack” on Ancient City of Phanagoria

In the first half of the 6th century, the ancient city of Phanagoria on the Taman peninsula was attacked and destroyed. Someone who was living in the city at the time frantically tried to hide their coins in an amphora as the buildings were set ablaze around them. That person never returned to dig up their […]

Perseverance Begins Search for Signs of Ancient Martian Life

Perseverance Begins Search for Signs of Ancient Martian Life  Jul 21, 2021 by  News Staff / Source Along with analyzing rocks using X-rays and ultraviolet light, NASA’s Perseverance rover will zoom in for close-ups of rock surfaces that might show evidence of past microbial activity in Jezero Crater, the landing site of the Mars rover. […]

Rare Ancient Dutch Castle is Bigger and Better than Expected!

The Netherlands isn’t known as a country that announces archaeological discoveries every week. However, there are countless ancient sites of medieval interest in the Netherlands, ranging from Anglo-Saxon holy wells, churches, cathedrals and missionaries, to stone landmarks commemorating medieval murders. But one find, hidden beneath the country’s medieval top soils, according to a news report […]

Multi-Dimensional Ancient Boundary Stone Discovered In Rome

A Roman Empire boundary stone has been discovered in Rome, and while thousands of similar stones exist across the empire, this one is being viewed with extra attention. While most Roman boundary stones say, “cross this line and you get chopped,” this one whispers complex stories of a young emperor flexing his power in a […]

Ancient Silver “Piggybank” Adds to Viking History Isle of Man

A metal detectorist with a nose for Viking era artifacts has struck gold again. Or more precisely, struck silver. These discoveries have helped to spark a renewed interest in the Viking history of the Isle of Man. Metal Detectorist Strikes Again: Unearthing Viking Isle of Man Treasure Kath Giles, a retired police officer living on […]

Ancient Evidence Of Historical Jesus From Non-Christian Sources

“Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is an accurate and trustworthy historical document, many people are still reluctant to believe what it says unless there is also some independent, non-biblical testimony that corroborates its statements,” writes Dr. Michael Gleghorn. Here Dr. Gleghorn examines evidence from ancient non-Christian sources for the life of […]

The Ars Notoria: A Rare Ancient Text Said to Teach Superhuman Abilities

The Ars Notoria is a rare ancient magical text that is said to perfect memory and master academia among other incredible things. “…The Notory Art revealed by the Most High Creator to Solomon. In the Name of the Holy and undivided Trinity, beginneth this most Holy Art of Knowledge, revealed to Solomon, which the Most […]

The Ancient ‘Buache Map’ is Depicting Ice-Free Antarctica

Numerous maps have been discovered depicting our planet as it was before the last ice age. Many people claim that before written history, extremely advanced ancient civilizations existed on Earth and these ancient cultures, ignored by mainstream history, had well-developed cartography systems comparable in precision to the ones we have today. No one has been […]

Ancient Feast Seating Carved in Bedrock Found At Paphos, Cyprus

A team of French and Polish archaeologists exploring ancient ruins in Paphos, Cyprus have discovered a ceremonial seating area carved into the bedrock next to the foundation of a now-destroyed religious temple, as reported by the Polish Nauka W Polsce press agency. Individuals gathered for ceremonial feasts would have perched on these bedrock benches, eating […]

Modern Science Steps In To Revive Ancient Ceremonial Stone Landscapes

On the winter solstice of December 20, 2019, Chief Vincent Mann of the Ramapough Lunaape Munsee Nation Turtle Clan, accompanied by some members of the Turtle Clan, ‘keepers of the pass’, and members of the Overlook Mountain Center, trudged through the deep snow, across a frozen landscape in search of a stone altar, to witness […]

Archaeologists Uncover Preserved Ancient Pottery Workshop in Egypt

Archaeologists digging in the Aziza hills area of the Beheira governate in northern Egypt have recovered the remains a pottery workshop dating to the Graeco-Roman period, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities  announced on its Facebook page  on July 6th.  The Graeco-Roman era in Egypt covered the years from approximately 332 BC (when Alexander the […]

Rare “Divine” Ancient Fire Temple Found in Iran

The remains of an ancient mountain fire temple have been discovered in Iran. While archaeology knows of almost 200 fire temples around the world this one is special because it displays a rare ancient Iranian “divine” architectural format. A team of Iranian archaeologists unearthed relics at the ancient fire temple in Savadkuh county, in the […]

Polish Children Unearth Ancient Lusatian Graves In Sandpit

A group of Polish children digging in a playground sandpit made the unexpected, and quite morbid, discovery of a Bronze Age Lusatian grave. The children are fine, but we adults should be asking if this unearthing is a further clue to the existence of a greater unexplored ancient sacred site? Tuchola Żarska is a village […]

Ancient Elites Mutilated Their Faces Says Iroungou Cave Study

It is now known elite members of an ancient culture living around Africa’s deep and inaccessible Iroungou Cave in Gabon mutilated their faces by removing selected teeth, which changed the shape of their faces. But why?   Around 28 people’s skeletons dating to the 14th-15th centuries AD were put to rest in Iroungou Cave, an […]

Mysterious GodSelf Icon Found Worldwide: Lost Symbol of an Ancient Global Religion?

Significant evidence now exists that ancient cultures worldwide were all connected by a powerful religious symbol which I call the “GodSelf Icon,” that is especially conspicuous among the pyramid cultures. The pyramid cultures shared the “Triptych Temple” and “GodSelf Icon.” In my 2011 book, Written in Stone , I revealed how these pyramid cultures all […]

Ancient Greeks Used Moveable Stage in Messene Theater!

Moveable theater props and three stone tracks have been discovered at the ancient Greek Messene Theater in the Peloponnese region of  southern Greece . These  new findings  related to ancient Greek entertainment bring this 2,000-year-old site into line with similar findings at the  theaters of Sparta and Megalopolis. Ancient Greek theaters consisted of the orchestra and […]

The Healing Power of Dream Incubation in Ancient Greece

In the ancient world, many cultures built elaborate temple complexes dedicated to their healer gods – Imhotep in Egypt and Asklepios in Greece for example. These gods were recognized as having the power to cure supplicants from a variety of ailments within sleep and sacred dreams. Those who desired healing might travel many hundreds of […]

Ancient Origins Of The Modern Zodiac Constellation

Circa 10,835 BC the cataclysmic Younger-Dryas impact event appears to have contributed to the demise of human cultures and many megafaunal species across several continents, although more research is needed to confirm these effects. However, the global evidence of the Younger Dryas impact event, is overwhelming and mainly in the form of geochemical debris, such […]

Ancient Coronavirus Pandemic Evidence Found in Asia

Studying the human genome gives us a fascinating glimpse into the evolution of human DNA over time. Modern technology permits scientists to discover and understand certain diseases that potentially occurred thousands of years ago, all with the help of genome evidence. A new study by an international team of researchers from the University of Adelaide […]

Oldest Shark Attack Victim Ever, Found in an Ancient Japanese Mound

A prehistoric Japanese man’s dying moments have been recreated in astonishingly gory detail based on the forensic evidence found on his final remains. Not only do those details include almost 800 tooth marks on the man’s bones, but he was missing a hand and a leg! This was death by shark attack, and it occurred […]

The Measure Of Ancient Mirrors: Planispheres, Phenakistoscopes And Telescopes

In some early texts concerning long-distance viewing, the term ‘mirror’ is used, but not as a device for simple reflection. Instead, the mirror takes on other powers, and the term seems to serve as some kind of metaphor for a fantastical device to view scenes remotely. Johannes Hevelius observing with one of his telescopes (1674) […]

Researchers Discover Ancient Urartian Castle in Eastern Turkey

A team of archaeologists from Van Yüzüncü Yıl University recently unearthed the remains of a 2,800-year-old castle in eastern Turkey, which was first reported by Turkey’s Anadolu Agency , one of the country’s top media outlets. The team discovered the buried castle at an altitude of 8,200 feet (2,500 meters), on a rugged mountain peak […]

From Peasant To Pharaoh: The Popularity of ‘Pizza’ in the Ancient World

Since the ancient times, people have been eating pizza in one form or another. By 2200 BC, Egyptian flatbread was topped with a spread called dukkah and evidence of flatbread consumed in Italy also date back to 2000 BC. Although it is known that the Persians, Etruscans and Greeks were producing something that can loosely […]

Ancient Necropolis Found Hidden in 17th Century Croatian Palace Garden

An ancient necropolis dating to the 4th and 5th centuries AD has been discovered at a 17th-century palace on the idyllic  Croatian island of Hvar. This Hvar necropolis is being called “the most important ever” in the island’s thousands of years of inhabitation.  Located in the  Adriatic Sea , Hvar is best known today as a […]

Global Roundtrip Of Zodiacal Dating Of Ancient Artifacts

Archaeologists agree, Gōbekli Tepe changes everything. This hilltop sanctuary in southern Turkey, probably the world’s first megalithic temple, is like a time capsule dating back to nearly 13, 000 years to the most extraordinary time in human history; the Younger Dryas impact event. Pillar 43, also called the ‘Vulture Stone’, at Gōbekli Tepe is especially […]

Mindscapes And Altered Realities Of The Ancient World

From Australia to Alaska, and from South America to Europe, ancient cultures responded to their environments and developed particular belief systems to interpret reality. Although all of them inhabited the same globe and looked up at the same sky, there are technical differences in how ancient people interpreted their world, its place in the universe, […]

Well-preserved, Ancient Wooden Road Discovered Beneath Old Polish Town

Jaroslaw, a town in south-east Poland, developed as an important trade center in the 16th and 17th centuries and now an amazing ancient wooden road (one of the longest in Poland) has been unearthed in the town center. Trade routes from Jaroslaw were established with Silesia, Gdansk and Hungary, and goods came from as far […]

The Nine Unknown Men: An Ancient Indian Secret Society

There is a pervasive legend in India of a secret organization that allegedly has a vast amount of advanced knowledge in their possession. Believed to have been formed over 2000 years ago, the Nine Unknown Men is widely suspected of manipulating political and societal trends in order to further the personal goals of the Nine. […]

Ancient Animal Envoys From Caves And Cosmos

“The animal envoys of the Unseen Power no longer serve, as in primeval times, to teach and guide mankind. Bears, lions, elephants, ibexes and gazelles are in cages in our zoos. Man is no longer the newcomer in a world of unexplored plains and forests, and our immediate neighbors are not the wild beasts but […]

Ancient Nubian Super Church Changes Our Understanding of History

Sometimes archaeology demands that history be revised. Recent discoveries in Old Dongola, in modern-day  Sudan, appear to have unearthed the need to reappraise the entire history of the Nubian church. In  Old Dongola , the ancient capital of Makuria and one of the three Christian Nubian kingdoms, archaeologists have found the remains of what they […]

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