Geologists have announced the discovery of what has been dubbed the ‘Brazilian Atlantis’, some 900 miles from Rio.
Hundreds of mysterious spheres lie beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, an ancient six-level step pyramid just 30 miles from Mexico City.
The world’s oldest dinosaur embryos, some of which still feature organic material, have been found in Southwest China, researchers announced Wednesday. The 190-million-year-old lufengosaurus fossils could shed light on how the largest dinosaurs grew to their enormous sizes.
Centuries before the first massive stone was hauled into place at Stonehenge, the world’s most famous prehistoric monument may have begun life as a giant burial ground, according to a theory disclosed on Saturday. More than 50,000 cremated bone fragments, of 63 individuals buried at Stonehenge, have been excavated and studied for the first time by a team
At least 35 small pyramids, along with graves, have been discovered clustered closely together at a site called Sedeinga in Sudan. Discovered between 2009 and 2012, researchers are surprised at how densely the pyramids are concentrated.
A team of history-lovers from Britain have unearthed over 300 prehistoric clay figurines in one of the biggest archaeological finds in south-eastern Europe. The archaeologists, from Southampton University, helped make the landmark discovery at a Neolithic archaeological site in central Greece believed to be dated from between 5800 – 5300 BC.
The controversial extinct human lineage known as “hobbits” gained a face this year, one of many projects that shed light in 2012 on the history of modern humans and their relatives. Other discoveries include the earliest known controlled use of fire and the possibility that Neanderthals or other extinct human lineages once sailed to the Mediterranean.
In an interview with ABC’s Christiane Amanpour the archaeologist who discovered the Titanic discussed his findings from his search in Turkey for evidence of a civilization swept away by a monstrous ancient flood.
A new study shows that prehistoric artists were better at accurately depicting the way four-legged animals walk than artists from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Early stone-tipped spears used by hunters, estimated to be at least 500,000 years old, show human intelligence and creativity developed much earlier than scientists had previously thought.Some of our earliest ancestors may have been smarter, and deadlier, than we thought. Scientists say stone tips for spears may have been used 200,000 years earlier than other research has suggested, created by an early ancestor called Homo heidelbergensis.
A well dating from 8,500 years ago, with the bones of two prehistoric people inside, was uncovered during recent excavations in the Jezreel Valley, the Israel Antiquities Authority said on Thursday. Archaeologists working on the Neolithic-period site found the skeletal remains of a young woman estimated to be about 19 years of age along with those of an older man at the bottom of the eight-meter deep well.
Hidden Archeology : New Evidence Against Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution – Michael Cremo On C2C With George Noory [video]_Featured_, Archaeology, Videos Monday, October 22nd, 2012
Author and researcher Michael Cremo talks about the evidence contradicting the Darwinian theory of human evolution, footprints that date back millions of years, and dinosaurs co-existing with humans. Looking at the possibility that there were previous advanced civilizations on Earth, he pointed out that modern buildings made of steel and glass will not last over [...]
The Egyptian city of Alexandria, home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, may have been built to align with the rising sun on the day of Alexander the Great’s birth, a new study finds.
Robin McKie | The Guardian Drive west from Orkney’s capital, Kirkwall, and then head north on the narrow B9055 and you will reach a single stone monolith that guards the entrance to a spit of land known as the Ness of Brodgar. The promontory separates the island’s two largest bodies of freshwater, the Loch of [...]
(Discovery News) The first ever Etruscan pyramids have been located underneath a wine cellar in the city of Orvieto in central Italy, according to a team of U.S. and Italian archaeologists. Carved into the rock of the tufa plateau –a sedimentary area that is a result of volcanic activity — on which the city stands, [...]