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The Crystal Skulls: Astonishing Portals to Man's Past

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The Crystal Skulls: Astonishing Portals to Man’s Past with David Hatcher Childress What unknown hands carved these mysterious skulls perhaps over 12,000 years ago? Do they really have the power of life and death? In 1927, while searching for the lost civilization of Atlantis, archaeologists discovered in the ruins of a Mayan city a perfect […]

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Stan Deyo : The Vindicator Scrolls Vol. 1

The Vindicator Scrolls Vol. 1 “In 1989, I wrote a second book entitled, The Vindicator Scrolls, as a sequel to The Cosmic Conspiracy. In this book I discussed some extraordinary discoveries in archaeology and in physics. I told how, through a very long chain of unusual events, I was led to discover the actual site […]

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Archaeologists discover ancient Anglo-Saxon island in UK countryside

By foxnews.com Experts in the U.K. have discovered the remains of an Anglo-Saxon island, which they are touting as a site of huge archaeological importance. Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield identified the island at Little Carlton near Louth, Lincolnshire. “It is thought the site is a previously unknown monastic or trading centre but researchers […]

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New Infrared Scan in Tomb of Tutankhamun Suggests Hidden Chamber

By ancient-origins.net Following a dramatic new theory by archaeologist Nicholas Reeves that the tomb of Tutankhamun contains two hidden chambers and one of them is the final resting place of Queen Nefertiti, the Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt launched high-tech analyses within the boy king’s tomb on November 4. A new infrared scan of the […]

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Ancient Sunken Cities and Artifacts to be revealed with Ambitious Underwater Museum in Egypt

By ancient-origins.net Ancient sunken treasures hidden for thousands of years will be revealed in an underwater antiquity museum, the first of its kind, set for the history-rich Bay of Alexandria in Egypt. The ambitious project put forth by the Ministry of Antiquities is set to allow visitors to experience the submerged ruins of ancient Alexandria, […]

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ScienceNordic Was on the Scene When Archaeologists Excavated a Sacred Bog from the Iron Age

By: ScienceNordic.com [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNc7sVqgDnI&w=618&h=315] When Finn Jørgensen, a farmer from North-western Denmark, was repairing the drainage system in his field, he had not expected to discover a 2,000-year-old human skull. Jørgensen immediately called the local archaeologists at Vendsyssel Historical Museum. They found four additional skulls, which they believe were sacrificed at some point during the […]

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A Year On, No Answers to Amphipolis Tomb Mystery

By: ArchaeologyNewsNetwork.blogspot.fr A year after being hailed as one of Greece’s greatest archaeological finds and a possible resting place of Alexander the Great, the largest tomb ever discovered in the country lies almost forgotten in the blazing summer sun. “No one works here any more. The project is frozen, like everything else in Greece,” says […]

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New York’s Original Seaport

By: Archaeology.org Over the past 250 years, perhaps no stretch of land in America has undergone greater transformation than Lower Manhattan. Today, its shoreline barely resembles what the earliest Dutch immigrants encountered in the 1600s. The labyrinthine canyons formed by block after block of modern skyscraper construction were once an idyllic setting of small hills, […]

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America’s Stonehenge: New Hampshire Rocks History or Hoax?

By: Sci-Tech-Today.com Using the astronomical chart on a table in the covered tower, visitors aim their gaze along worn arrows to huge, upright stones hundreds of feet away. Beyond each slab of granite, clearings stretch the eye to the horizon on a dazzling day in late summer New Hampshire. On Wednesday’s autumnal equinox, people will […]

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Archaeologists Discover the Ancient Tombs of the Maccabees, and on the Tombs They Find Ancient Christian Crosses

By: Shoebat.com Israeli archaeologists may be one step closer to solving a riddle that has vexed explorers for more than a century: the location of the tomb of the biblical Maccabees which they recognized by finding the signature of the Cross. A worker for the Israel Antiquities Authority shows The Holy Cross designed on a […]

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Second Dahlgren Rifled Cannon Surprises CSS Georgia Archaeologists

By: dvidshub.net As the mechanized stage of recovery began in earnest this week, marine archaeologists working on the CSS Georgia had just started to dig in for the long haul – anticipating tedious, 12-hour days of sifting through concretion-covered objects from the dregs of the Savannah River. However, consider their surprise when the “five-finger” grapple […]

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The Man Who Bought Stonehenge – and Then Gave It Away

By: BBC.com Today Stonehenge is England’s most important monument, but 100 years ago it was up for sale. The man who bought it helped seal its fate. Standing on Salisbury Plain, its stones visible from afar, Stonehenge has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1986 and attracts a million visitors a year. So it’s […]

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16 Pyramids Discovered in Ancient Cemetery

By: Discovery.com The remains of 16 pyramids with tombs underneath have been discovered in a cemetery near the ancient town of Gematon in Sudan. They date back around 2,000 years, to a time when a kingdom called “Kush” flourished in Sudan. Pyramid building was popular among the Kushites. They built them until their kingdom collapsed […]

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Bird Mummy’s Secret: Why Raptor Was Force-Fed by Ancient Egyptians

By: LiveScience.com Its last meal wasn’t pleasant. A mouse tail was lodged in its throat when it died. Semi-digested flesh and fur still remained in its stomach when it was wrapped in mummy bandages. A new autopsy reveals that overeating choked and killed this unfortunate raptor from ancient Egypt. Scientists suspect that Egyptians force-fed the […]

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Golden House of an Emperor

By: Archaeology.org In no other matter did he act more wasteful than in building a house that stretched from the Palatine to the Esquiline Hill, which he originally named “Transitoria” [House of Passages], but when soon afterwards it was destroyed by fire and rebuilt he called it “Aurea” [Golden House]. A house whose size and […]

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The Fascinating Afterlife of Peru’s Mummies

By: SmithsonianMag.com In 1533 the first Spaniards to reach Cusco, capital of the sprawling Inca Empire, discovered temples covered with gold plates, altars and fountains similarly glimmering and architecture whose stonework rivaled or surpassed anything comparable in Europe. But the greatest surprise came when two soldiers entered one well-constructed palace of a dead emperor and […]

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