In denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. he still had hair, skin, and a five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it was a recent murder victim and called the police. upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. in fact, the body was from 300-400 BC, and was shockingly well preserved by the peat.

an EXTREMELY well preserved body from circa 500 - 600 BC found in Denmark in he still had skin, hair, and a five o clock shadow. he was found when two brothers were digging in peat to use for fuel. the peat is what preserved him so well.

Floor tiles in Ephesus.   Ephesus was one of the 12 cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. It  later become a major Roman city. It is located on the coast of Ionia near present day Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkey.

Ephesus Terrace Houses: The Fanciest Homes in Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey - Floor tiles in Ephesus. Ephesus was one of the 12 cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. It later become a major Roman city. It is located on the coast of Ionia near present day Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkey.

Unbroken seal on king tuts tomb. Rare Historical Photos with descriptions - Imgur

Rare Historical Photos with descriptions.

Unbroken seal on king tuts tomb. Rare Historical Photos with descriptions

Howard Carter discovers the entrance to the tomb of Tutankhamun, November 1922

Howard Carter discovers the entrance to the tomb of Tutankhamun, November Carter was actually sponsored by Lord Carnarvon, owner of Highclere Castle in England, the castle in the series, "Downton Abbey".

I laughed so hard! Howard Carter :)

Howard Carter May 1874 – 2 March was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world famous after discovering the intact tomb of BC pharaoh Tutankhamun (colloquially known as "King Tut" and "the boy king").

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