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The Kingoodie Hammer (The London Hammer) The Kingoodie artifact is an object with the characteristics of a corroded iron nail found in a block of sandstone in 1844 in the Kingoodie Quarry in Kingoodie, Scotland. David Brewster reported to the British Association that the nail was found when a rough block of stone was being prepared for dressing. The nail was discovered when the overlying clay was cleared from the stone, with half an inch (12.5 mm) of the nail projecting into the clay and the r Places Artifact, Forbidden History, Mystery, Irons Nails, Wooden Handles, Ancient Artifact, Wooden Hammered, David Brewster, Kingoodi Hammered
An incredible discovery that was recently made in Russia threatens to shatter conventional theories about the history of the planet. On Mou...
Battery, Baghdad, 250 BCE. The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE 250). The jar was found in Khujut Rabu just outside Baghdad, and is composed of a clay jar with a stopper made of asphalt. Sticking through the asphalt is an iron rod surrounded by a copper cylinder. When filled with vinegar - or any other electrolytic solution - the jar produces about 1.1 volts.
Newly found tablet in a previously unknown language lists the names of women (who were not Assyrians) as workers to the Ziyaret Tepe palace in the ancient Assyrian city of Tušhan over 2500 years ago. Their names were inscribed in cuneiform characters on the clay tablet shown above, which was baked in an accidental fire at the governor's palace around 700 BC.
"Skilled Hunters 300,000 Years Ago ScienceDaily (Sep. 17, 2012) — Finds from early stone age site in north-central Germany show that human ingenuity is nothing new -- and was probably shared by now-extinct species of humans.Archeologists from the University of Tübingen have found eight extremely well-preserved spears -- an astonishing 300,000 years old, making them the oldest known weapons anywhere..."
Fig. 23 - Grandi anelli di pietra noti finora soltanto a Gobekli Tepe. La loro funzione è ancora del tutto sconosciuta.
The Kensington Runestone is a 202-pound slab of greywacke covered in runes on its face and side which, if genuine, would suggest that Scandinavian explorers reached the middle of North America in the 14th century. It was found in 1898 in the largely rural township of Solem, Douglas County, Minnesota, and named after the nearest settlement, Kensington.