Effie the Woolly Mammoth: University of Alaska Museum of the North In August of 1948, an unusual fossil was washed out of the much at a gold mine located on Fairbanks Creek, north of Fairbanks. It was the head, foreleg, and shoulder of a very young Pleistocene mammoth.
Remains of an Anglo Saxon warrior, buried with his spear and a bronze-bound drinking cup, after he was was discovered by modern soldiers on a rehabilitation programme. Photograph: Ministry of Defence An excavation on Salisbury plain has proved an unusually emotional experience for the volunteer archaeologists, as soldiers recovering from injuries received in Afghanistan have made a surprise discovery: the remains of warriors who died more than 1,400 years ago.
Close up of one of the Riace Bronzes, or Riace Warriors. Two full-body statues found buried in the sand of the Mediterranean Sea by a diver. The ancient Greek bronzes are dated at 460 - 450 B.C.
Deep in the mountains of Jackson County, just outside Sylva, North Carolina, sets a large, baffling stone. It is a soapstone boulder, and it’s covered with a plethora of strange drawings that some archaeologists believe may be 2,000 to 3,000 years old. Even the Cherokee Indians consider the site ancient, pre-dating their presence in the area. The rock has been studied by researchers across the world, but no one has ever deciphered the bizarre petroglyphs on the stone or figured out who made the…
Tiwanaku, Bolivia This wall has a carved depiction of EVERY type/race of human being. European, African, Native American, Arab. Faces from all over the planet. At a time where boats and planes did not exist, Christopher Columbus had not discovered the Americas. Furthermore, they have a depiction of a 'grey'. Greys are the most popular alien images. How could they do this thousands of years ago??
Gold seal - Babylonian goddess Ishtar as "Mistress of Animals", Turkmenistan, ca 2000 BC ~~ Jehovah called the false gods of the nations "dungy idols". Ishtar, a fertility goddess also known as "Eastre" (Grk: Artemis) is behind the Easter celebration. (eggs, bunnies - fertility rites)
Collapsed Pyramid of Maydum: Begun between 2650-2575 BCE by King Huni as a step pyramid, the Pyramid of Maydum was completed by his successor, King Snefru. Snefru attempted to fill in the steps and coat the pyramid with a fine limestone, but the pyramid ultimately collapsed. (Photo Credit: Christine Osborne/Corbis)