While periodic claims continue to surface purporting to debunk the Shroud of Turin as a hoax — including one made earlier this year by an Idaho academic — one local scientist has no doubt that the cloth covered the crucified Christ and has survived intact for nearly two millennia. Eugenia Nitowski, an archaeologist and former nun, bases […]
VISOCICA HILL, Bosnia-Hercegovina — Bosnian explorer Semir Osmanagic is convinced that he has found Europe’s first pyramids, which he says are a new world wonder dating back to ancient times. “I was amazed when I first saw them. I’m deeply convinced now that this is the work of an ancient civilization built many thousands of […]
Thousands of people saw the movie “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, and most of them knew that Indiana Jones was based on a real person, famous archaeologist Dr. Vendyl Jones.
BEIJING — Chinese archaeologists claim to have found one of the world’s oldest observatories, dating back 4,100 years ago, state media reported on Sunday. The observatory was uncovered at the Taosi relics site in Shanxi province, He Nu, a research follow with the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, was quoted […]
LONDON, September 14 (IranMania) – Burned City located 55 kms to the south of Zabol in Sistan Baluchestan province was the capital of the region for more than 1000 years (3200-2100 BC). During the period, the city was known not only for wide trade exchanges with other lands in the northeast and west of the […]
Quipus are the mysterious bundles of colored and knotted threads that served as the Inca empire’s means of recording information. The code of the quipus has long since been forgotten, and the only major advance in understanding them was the insight, made in 1923, that the knots were used to represent numbers. The quantity and […]
Here is a good way to hide dinosaur tracks: Wait tens of millions of years while the footsteps fossilize under a shallow sea that will later become Texas, dig up the tracks just before World War II, put plaster around the sides, paint the whole thing a whimsical muddy red, take it to Brooklyn and […]
Sections of the earliest phase of the Shiloah Pool are being uncovered next to the city wall and below the staircase of the Shiloah Pool dating to the Second Temple period. These remains, which probably date to the time of the First Temple, are mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah (3:15): “And he built the […]