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  • 2,500-Year-Old Chariot Found – Complete with Rider And Horses.

    01/09/2021 7:28:08 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 42 replies
    Archaeology World ^ | NOVEMBER 18, 2019 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    In Yorkshire, a Chariot from the Iron Age was found, making it the second such find in two years. In a small town in Yorkshire named Pocklington, on a construction site, houses were built. The discovery was made. There has now been a delay in construction on the homes as a new dig begins in October. Interesting is that not only the chariot is discovered but the horse’s skeletons are also found that pulled up the wagon and the driver’s human remains.
  • Scientists discover a 280-million-year-old fossil forest in Antarctica.

    01/07/2021 11:21:24 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 15 replies
    Archaeology World ^ | JANUARY 4, 2021 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    Antarctica wasn’t quite a region of ice for most of the year. It is widely believed that millions of years ago, when the planet earth was already a massive landmass called Gondwana, trees flourished near the South Pole. Now, newfound, intricate fossils of some of these trees are revealing how the plants thrived — and what forests might look like as they march northward in today’s warming world.
  • Pyramids Discovered Under Water Off Coast of Cuba, Might be Atlantis.

    01/05/2021 10:30:32 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 72 replies
    Archaeology World ^ | JUNE 4, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    The remains of what may be a 6000-year-old city immersed in deep waters off the west coast of Cuba was discovered by a team of Canadian and Cuban researchers. Offshore engineer Paulina Zelitsky and her husband, Paul Weinzweig and her son Ernesto Tapanes used sophisticated sonar and video videotape devices to find “some kind of megaliths you ‘d find on Stonehenge or Easter Island,” Weinzweig said in an interview.
  • 9,000-Year-Old Stonehenge-Like Structure Found Under Lake Michigan

    12/19/2020 1:17:34 PM PST · by bitt · 21 replies
    archaeology-world.com ^ | NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | archaeology-world.com
    Archaeologists found something much more fascinating than they got credit for when searching under the waters of Lake Michigan for shipwrecks: they uncovered a rock with a prehistoric carving of a mastodon, as well as a collection of stones arranged in a Stonehenge-like manner. In modern archaeology, the use of remote sensing techniques is common: scientists regularly survey lakes and soil for hidden objects. Archaeologists uncovered sunken boats and cars and even a Civil War-era pier at a depth of around 40 feet into Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay, using sonar techniques to search for shipwrecks, but among all these,...
  • Archaeologists find an ancient skeleton buried with ‘2,100-year-old iPhone’

    09/12/2019 11:02:49 AM PDT · by Anoop · 53 replies
    www.archaeology-world.com ^ | SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    In the mysterious burial site called the “Russian Atlantis” AN extraordinarily 2,137 years-old “iPhone” was excavated from the tomb of a young lady. After a large, man-made reservoir in Siberia was drain during the summer, the tomb of the old fashionista – nicknamed Natasha by archeologists – was discovered.
  • A student found an ancient Canadian village that’s 10,000 years older than the Pyramids

    08/19/2019 9:56:59 AM PDT · by Anoop · 77 replies
    www.archaeology-world.com ^ | AUGUST 16, 2019 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    An ancients village dating back to before the Pyramids era was discovered by a team from Canadian Ph.D. students. CTV reports that a team of students from the University of Victoria’s archeology department has uncovered the oldest settlement in North America.
  • 400 Million Year Old Hammer discovered In Texas The London

    09/08/2019 9:26:45 AM PDT · by Anoop · 125 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | AUGUST 31, 2019 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    The inner handle underwent the carbonization process, the hammerhead was constructed with iron purity, and this is only possible with modern-day technology, according to research by the Metallurgical Institute of Columbia. According to analysis, the head of the hammer consists of 97 pure iron, 2 percent chlorine, and 1 percent sulfur.
  • AN ARCTIC SHIPWRECK ‘FROZEN IN TIME’ IS REVEALING NEW DETAILS OF A TRAGIC 1845 EXPEDITION

    09/01/2019 9:21:45 PM PDT · by Anoop · 28 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | AUGUST 29, 2019 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    Two vessels named “H. M.S. Terror” and “Erebus” were left in the Northwest Passage in 1845 but not before the crews suffered lead poison and botulism — and they cannibalized each other before the freezing to death. Now, a closer look is on one of those vessels. Parks Canada archaeologists recently used underwater drones to explore the wreck of the aptly named H.M.S. Terror. according to National Geographic. Discovered in 2016 off King William Island in the Canadian north, the ship and its contents have not yet been properly studied until now, 174 years after it sank.
  • Discovery of the ruined temple in the ancient sunken city of Heracleion, Egypt

    12/14/2020 8:21:19 AM PST · by PAUL09 · 14 replies
    ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGY ^ | 14-12-2020 | PAUL
    Archaeologists researching on an underwater diving project, stumbled over an ancient underwater temple claimed as Heracleion’s ‘Egyptian Atlantis’ and probably have found a destroyed ancient Greek temple and treasure-laden vessels which might have sunken into the sea due to floods and tsunami 1,200 years back.
  • Melting glacier sheds light upon hidden Viking era artifacts in Norway dated back to 300 AD

    12/17/2020 12:51:50 PM PST · by PAUL09 · 49 replies
    ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGY ^ | 15-12-2020 | Joyce Williams
    Melting glacier sheds light upon hidden Viking era artifacts in Norway dated back to 300 AD The tremendous melting of the glaciers resulted in some recent archaeological discoveries revealing several well preserved historical objects, and one of these remarkable finds is the discoveries of artifacts from the Viking era on the hills that were once used for transportation purposes dated back to 300 A.D. as per the study. More glacial melt, although a disturbing factor of a much larger global warming effect, has provided ample shreds of evidence and remains of the age-old objects for today’s generation advantageously. Artifacts from...
  • Nazi Operated Enigma Machine Retrieved In Baltic Sea

    12/15/2020 8:40:27 AM PST · by PAUL09 · 75 replies
    ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGY ^ | 12-12-2020 | Joyce Williams
    Nazi Operated Enigma Machine Retrieved In Baltic Sea Recovery of the century’s long lost-quintessential mechanical encryption machine: The Enigma code machine was made in the cold Baltic Sea in Europe nearly three centuries after its drastic beneficial purpose had been served during the second world war. Having been said that during the ending period of World War II, the machine was abandoned deep into the sea by German to keep it out of reach of the allies. WHAT IS AN ENIGMA CODE? The Enigma code machine. ( image source ) Enigma machines also used a form of substitution encryption. Substitution...
  • When the Smithsonian discovered an ancient Egyptian colony in the Grand Canyon.

    12/06/2020 8:38:47 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 64 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    At 277 miles (445 kilometres) long, up to 18 miles (28 kilometres) wide, and 1 mile (1.6 kilometres) deep, the Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring places in the United States. The Hopi Indians believe it is the gateway to the afterlife. Its sheer immensity and mystery attracted more than 6 million visitors in 2016.
  • The 200,000-year-old city found in Southern Africa may rewrite history

    12/13/2020 5:09:31 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 103 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | MARCH 30, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    In South Africa, about 150 km west of port Maputo, Mozambique, a giant stone city has been discovered. It became possible to determine the age of the site by measuring the erosion rate of the dolerite. The 1500 square kilometre metropolis was believed to have been built between 160,000 and 200,000 years ago!
  • A bizarre chicken-sized dinosaur named lord of the spear is discovered in Brazil

    12/17/2020 6:31:30 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 11 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | DECEMBER 17, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    With a mane of yellow and brown fur down its back and long ‘needles’ growing from its shoulders, a peacock-like elaborate dinosaur has been identified. The neck spines of the creature are rare in the fossil record and made of keratin, which is the same protein that makes up parts of our hair, nails and skin. Dubbed Ubirajara jubatus, indigenous Indian for ‘Maned Lord of the Spear’ Experts led from the University of Portsmouth believe the flamboyant spines may have been used to impress prospective mates, and that the dinosaur may have indulged in ‘elaborate dancing’ to show them off.
  • 9,000-Year-Old Stonehenge-Like Structure Found Under Lake Michigan

    12/19/2020 8:21:38 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 101 replies
    Archaeology World ^ | NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    Archaeologists found something much more fascinating than they got credit for when searching under the waters of Lake Michigan for shipwrecks: they uncovered a rock with a prehistoric carving of a mastodon, as well as a collection of stones arranged in a Stonehenge-like manner.
  • The entire Sunken Medieval Village is Eerily Emerging from an Italian Lake.

    12/21/2020 6:50:54 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 13 replies
    Archaeology World ^ | DECEMBER 21, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    At the bottom of a lake, a forgotten medieval town that has been ‘frozen in time’ looks ready to resurface, probably giving tourists a direct glimpse back into the past. Since 1947, the Italian village of Fabbriche di Careggine has been submerged under the waters next to a hydroelectric dam, but for the intervening years, it has remained in remarkably good condition under the man-made lake.
  • Petrified Opal Tree Trunk Situated In Arizona Its About 225 Million Years Old.

    12/27/2020 5:07:30 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 49 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | MARCH 22, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    What happened to the wood that made it that way in the beautiful petrified trees in the forests of Arizona? They believe that petrified wood is so old that in the prehistoric period it has emerged. But do you know how petrified wood was made? This guide will show you how. What is petrified wood and how is it formed? Fossil wood is considered to have grown when the material of the plant is buried by sediment. When the wood is buried deep in the muck, it is protected from decay caused by exposure to oxygen and organisms.
  • The lost city in the sands: Inside the ancient citadel of the Black Pharaoh’s which has pyramids to rival Egypt.

    01/01/2021 5:49:27 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 24 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | DECEMBER 31, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    This is the lost city of Meroë in Sudan, with beautifully maintained pyramids as impressive as their more famous counterparts in Egypt. However, unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroë, some 125 miles north of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, are rarely visited despite being a Unesco World Heritage site. Sanctions against the government of longtime President Omar al-Bashir over Sudan’s long-running internal conflicts limit its access to foreign aid and donations, while also hampering tourism.
  • 57,000-Year-Old Wolf Pup Mummy Uncovered in Canadian Permafrost.

    12/29/2020 9:08:27 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 20 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | DECEMBER 27, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    In Yukon, Canada, a perfectly preserved wolf puppy, hidden away for 57,000 years in permafrost and identified by researchers as “the oldest, most complete wolf,” has been discovered in Yukon, Canada. At the Klondike goldfields, near Dawson City, a miner had seen something in the frozen mud wall, and he had to blast through it to get to it to see what it was. He found a creature that was named the Zhùr by the local Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation people.
  • 600 million-year-old fossils of tiny humanoids found in Antarctica.

    01/04/2021 7:31:01 AM PST · by Rakhi Sarkar · 64 replies
    archaeology-world ^ | MAY 29, 2020 | ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD TEAM
    In the rocky terrain of the Whitmore mountain range in Antarctica, there have been found fossilized skeletal remains of what seems to be extremely small humans. Interestingly enough, this discovery was made while yours truly was in Antarctica on assignment for The National Reporter to debunk a ridiculous tabloid story about a UFO base in the area.