The massive 3rd century AD Antiquity building exposed in July 2018 underneath the Maltepe Mound, Bulgaria’s largest Ancient Thracian burial mound ever, has turned out to be a tower tomb like the ones in ancient Middle East cities such as…
An approximately 2,500-year-old sunken Ancient Greek ship, likely the oldest known in the Northern Black Sea, and used by the Ancient Greeks to sail to the Crimean Peninsula, has been discovered by underwater archaeologists in the Black Sea near Ukraine’s…
The Norse, or Viking colonies in Greenland had a near monopoly on medieval Western Europe’s trade in ivory but precisely overreliance on it may have led to their mysterious vanishing, an analysis of walrus DNA suggests.
Mysterious Ancient Roman shafts found near the Roman colony of Augusta Raurica in Northern Switzerland were likely used as an ancient “snow fridge” by the Romans, according to Swiss archaeologists testing the idea.
The oldest Ancient Greek art relic in Slovakia and its region has been discovered at a Celtic sacrificial site near the northwestern town of Slatina nad Bebravou, namely, bronze shoulder boards decorated with reliefs from what was the breastplate of…
The first ever evidence of the presence of the Ancient Roman military, i.e. the Roman Empire, on the territory of today’s Poland has been discovered by archaeologists in the Kujawy (Kuyavia) Region the in central part of the country.
A prehistoric culture which lived during the Paleolithic (Old Stone Age), some 35,000 – 38,000 years ago, made marks in the form of grooves in a fixed area of deer bones, bone finds from a cave in the region of…
The 2nd century AD Antonine Wall in Scotland, the northernmost border wall built by the Ancient Romans, was painted in bright colors at least partly, an archaeologist from the University of Glasgow archaeologist has found.
Two amateur archaeologists, one of them a 13-year-old boy, have discovered a large silver treasure on Germany’s Ruegen Island in the Baltic Sea which have been associated with Harald Gormsson, aka Harald Bluetooth, one of the last Viking kings of…
Experts from Poland’s National Maritime Museum in Tczew have begun the reconstruction of a boat from the 12th-century that Slavs in what later became Poland used to compete with the Vikings in the Baltic Sea.
Volcanic eruptions in the middle of the 6th century AD, i.e. the time of the Early Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire) plunged Europe and Asia into a gloomy and cold period which resulted in hunger and disease, a recent study…
An Ancient Egyptian mummy with a cast similar to one found inside a coffin of Tutankhamun has been discovered by accident in 2,500-year-old coffin that had been kept at Sydney University in Australia for 150 years.
The eruption of the Eldgja volcano in Iceland in the 10th century AD caused a lava flood, and the apocalyptic natural calamity helped drive the conversion of the North Atlantic island’s early population to Christianity, new research has found.
The first ever intact Ancient Roman graves to be found in the Netherlands have been discovered in a previously unknown Roman Era necropolis during highway construction at Bemmel near Zevenaar, Gelderland Province.
Facebook has apologized for the “mistake” it made when it recently censored an image of the world’s most famous prehistoric female figurine, the 30,000-year-old Venus of Willendorf kept at the Natural History Museum in Vienna.
The Natural History Museum in Vienna has lashed out against Facebook after the world’s largest social media censored as “dangerously pornographic” an image of the some 30,000-year-old “Venus of Willendorf”, the most famous prehistoric female figurine in the world.
It’s rather remarkable that some of the most ancient wonders of the world remain some of the most mysterious; this is certainly the case with the pyramids of Giza and some of the surrounding areas, however.
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