Scientists still have questions about the Eye of the Sahara, but two Canadian geologists have a working theory about its origins.
A second sphinx, whose existence many egyptologists had theorized, has been discovered in Luxor.
Let’s take a step back for a second: why would you bury something underneath a 15-ton slab of black marble unless you really, really want it to stay there?
A recently discovered horse burial site is offering more insights into the relationships that existed between humans and animals thousands of years ago. The finding was made in Tombos, Sudan, near the Nile River. It was found more than 5 feet underground in a tomb, according to researchers. The horse was an intentional burial, suggesting […]
Thousands of years ago, Mayan culture thrived in what is now the northern Guatemala tropics. How populous was the society? New technology has allowed a more precise look into the scale of the ancient civilization. Archaeologists recently announced their discovery that millions more people lived in the sprawling
In some of the earliest important migrations that took place, it is likely that humans used the Sinai route to exit Africa and arrive in Asia, making the region now known as Saudi Arabia quite crucial to understanding these routes, according to new research. Humans footprints dated to roughly 85,000 years ago have
Here’s some more possible evidence of ancient technology in Egypt. The ideas brought forth in the video are definitely worth the time. It wouldn’t make sense to ignore these theories as there is still much that we don’t know about our past. Check it out for yourself! Credit: Brien Foerster
Two billion years ago parts of an African uranium deposit spontaneously underwent nuclear fission In 1972, a worker at a nuclear fuel processing plant noticed something suspicious in a routine analysis of uranium obtained from a mineral source from Africa. As is the case with all natural uranium, the material under study contained three isotopes- […]
Archaeologists with the University of Exeter have found a number of inland settlements in parts of the Amazon dating between the years 1250 and 1500. The researchers now estimate the area was once inhabited by millions of people. The region in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso was long assumed to have been uninhabited, reported […]
Some two millennia ago, Lechaion, one of the ports of the ancient city of Corinth, occupied a special place on the map of southern Greece. It was a strategic point that easily connected to a number of significant trade routes that snaked through the Mediterranean and led to Italy, Turkey, and Tunisia, among other
The “First Americans” are usually believed to be East Asian migrants that crossed the Bering Straits 15,000 years ago, members of the Clovis Culture (a ref
Thick canopies of trees making up the jungles of Guatemala have successfully hidden an overwhelming number of lost Mayan ruins, so many that archaeologists are suddenly looking at a real ancient “megalopolis.” Experts have been able to see the full extent of the ruins only now–they have applied novel digital