LOST CITY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT DISCOVERED IN IRAQ WITH OLD SPY FOOTAGE

LOST CITY OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT DISCOVERED IN IRAQ WITH OLD SPY FOOTAGE

The “lost city” of Alexander the Great was a magical place for people drinking wine, and ancient accounts claim, naked philosophers imparted wisdom. Today, almost 2,000 years on from the death of the great warrior, archaeologists think the city may finally have been discovered in…

15-YEAR-OLD BOY DISCOVERS LOST ANCIENT MAYAN CITY

15-YEAR-OLD BOY DISCOVERS LOST ANCIENT MAYAN CITY

15-year-old boy discovers lost ancient Mayan city About 1700 years ago, they existed, but the ancient Maya had an unbelievable knowledge of the celestial bodies, which they believed influenced everything from harvest to death. A 15-year-old kid has now researched astronomical charts of these ancient…

A 1,600-YEAR-OLD BASILICA RE-EMERGED DUE TO THE WITHDRAWAL OF WATERS FROM LAKE IZNIK

A 1,600-YEAR-OLD BASILICA RE-EMERGED DUE TO THE WITHDRAWAL OF WATERS FROM LAKE IZNIK

A 1,600-year-old basilica re-emerged due to the withdrawal of waters from lake iznik The 1,600-year-old basilica discovered under the Iznik Lake in near clear water. The religious structure collapsed at the earthquake in 740 before sinking further into the lake and is estimated by archaeologists, historists and…

VIKING TEMPLE TO THOR AND ODIN UNEARTHED IN NORWAY

VIKING TEMPLE TO THOR AND ODIN UNEARTHED IN NORWAY

In Norway, the remains of a 1.200-years-old pagan temple to the ancient North gods such as Thor and Odin were found — a remarkable relic of Viking religion founded centuries before Christianity became dominant there. The large wooden building – about 45 feet long, 26…

SYRIA, HOME TO WORLD’S OLDEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL VILLAGE

SYRIA, HOME TO WORLD’S OLDEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL VILLAGE

A reality which is proved by archaeological findings, study and spatial analysis of excavation sites, Syria has always recognised as the cradle of ancient great civilizations and home to the oldest human settlements in the world.Speaking to SANA, historian Mahmoud al-Sayyed of the General Directorate…

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Inventions of the Roman Empire

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Inventions of the Roman Empire

It is unimaginable how much of our modern life has been influenced by ancient civilizations. Following my previous articles on Mesopotamian and Chinese inventions, the time has come to discuss the numerous significant Roman inventions that changed not only life in the ancient world but generally can be considered…

Burned 3,000-Year-Old Settlement Frozen in Time May Have Been Torched by Raiding Party

Burned 3,000-Year-Old Settlement Frozen in Time May Have Been Torched by Raiding Party

Archaeologists believe that an raiding party torched a village of the Bronze Age on stilts well preserved in the silt of the river, which fell into about 3000 years ago. Many findings at the site just east of Peters-borough, England, including palisades made of new…

3,000-Year – old wooden wheel discovered in Doomed Bronze Age town

3,000-Year – old wooden wheel discovered in Doomed Bronze Age town

In the ruins of a prehistoric town in eastern England, a 3000-year-old wooden wheel was discovered. Archaeologists said the Bronze Age wheel is the largest and best-preserved of its kind, dating back to 1100-800 B.C. The wheel was extracted during a dig at the Must…

Scans of Viking pot reveal hidden brooches, gold ingots, and beads

Scans of Viking pot reveal hidden brooches, gold ingots, and beads

Since researchers conducted a CT scan of the old artefact, the mystery around the contents of a Viking pot has been resolved. Archaeologists had been unable to open the pot to see what was inside, but its weight suggested it was full of treasure. After…