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Share this:A University of Otago-led research team has unexpectedly discovered the first evidence that the ancestors of Polynesians did not bypass New Guinea on their way from Southeast Asia to colonize remote areas of the Pacific, as was previously thought. Archaeologists have unearthed the oldest known pottery from Papua New Guinea in the rugged highlands, …

For centuries the only record humanity had of a boar's tusk helmet was a description in Homer's Iliad. Through the years scholars assumed that Homer had just made up some fantasy helmet that never existed. But then archaeologists began to find artistic representations of boar's tusk helmets and even the remains of the helmets themselves. They were real after all.

The Lady of the Spiked Throne refers to a mysterious artifact from the Indus Valley civilization that has been dated to the 3rd millennium BC. It depicts a woman in a position of power seated in a spi

Eight Gold Circlets -- Discovered next to bones, in a natural cave, for a burial. Mined in southern Egypt, this is the oldest gold "EVER" found in the land & amongst the oldest in the entire world. Chalcolithic period -- 4500 BCE -- The Israel Museum

The Hopi Indians are the oldest Native American tribe in the World. Just like the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Mayans, they trace the roots of their culture back to the lost civilization of Atlantis.

∆ Ancient...She was buried 9000 years ago in Bäckaskog at the age of 45.The Bäckaskog woman is the oldest & most famous skeleton found in Sweden.In her grave a spear head was found, suitable for hunting & fishing, made of bone & sharp flint blades.Because of the grave goods archaeologists first thought she was a man. She lived at a time when the climate was warm and humid with dense forests of oak, elm & ash trees.Fishing became more important as the sea level rose & new lagoons were…

Discovered Near Arctic - Mysterious Lost Medieval Civilization And Puzzling Ancient Mummy -

The Grand Circle Just as every point along the equator is 6,215 miles from both the North and South Poles, every point along this circle of ancient sites is 6,215 miles from two axis points on Earth. Many ancient sites such as the Ziggurut of Ur, the Pyramids of Giza, and the cities of Petra and Persepolis lie along this 'grand circle'. (The equator in ancient times?)

The lost city of Cahokia: Archaeologists uncover Native Americans' sprawling metropolis

The lost city of Cahokia: Archaeologists uncover Native Americans' sprawling metropolis under St Louis