Caltech Zeros in on Lost Tomb Of Genghis Khan

Genghis-khan-bust Eight hundred years after the death of Genghis Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, the largest contiguous empire in history, scientists are searching to locate his lost tomb using advanced visualization technologies. The iconic ruler was buried with great secrecy in 1227 in an unmarked grave in Mongolia.

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Ancient Bowl Engraved "Christ the Magician" Discovered

Jesusbowl324x205_2 A team of scientists led by renowned French marine archaeologist Franck Goddio recently announced that they have found a bowl, dating to between the late 2nd century B.C. and the early 1st century A.D., that is engraved with what they believe could be the world's first known reference to Christ, providing evidence that Christianity and paganism at times intertwined in the ancient world.




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Was Stonehenge a Healing and Religious Mecca? Experts Say "Yes"

Stonehengebanner_2 For many decades now speculation has raged as to the precise significance of one of England’s most well known landmarks, Stonehenge. Located in the county of Wiltshire, Stonehenge is composed of a circle of large standing stones, huge sandstone monoliths that are relatively new, compared to the actual age of Stonehenge.

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Discovered: One Missing Egyptian Pyramid

Slikagiza_01_2 The pyramids of Egypt are obviously one of the most recognizable structures to have ever been built on planet Earth. They routinely see themselves entered in to the Seven Wonders of the World, and are a massive tourist attraction to boot. They spawned similar pyramids in places as far away as South America.

And now, Zahi Hawass, Egypt's antiquities chief, has announced that they have finally rediscovered a pyramid first discovered in 1842, but since lost to the sands of Egypt.

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Was Stonehenge Originally A Burial Ground?

Stonehenge_3482 Simply one of the most fascinating archaeological mysteries of human history is that surrounding Stonehenge. No one is really quite sure why it exists, who built it, where it came from, what it did, or any other question you might try to pose. Was it a moon temple, an observatory? No one knows, although the latter may possibly be discounted on the grounds of believability.

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Ancient Egyptian Army Headquarters Located

Soldier5_2 Archaeology is often a hidden passion of many, and though the old adage – we learn from history so that we don’t make the same mistakes again – might be overused, it is nonetheless true. However not all historical and archaeological finds are bent solely on helping us understand ourselves; some are just fascinating.

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Ancient Bust of Caesar Discovered in France's Rhone River

20080513220509990003_2 Divers trained in archaeology discovered a life-size marble bust  of an aging of Julius Caesar in the Rhone River  near the town of Arles -founded by Caesar.

It could be the oldest image of the Roman ruler. The divers found more treasures in the river, including a marble statue of Neptune, dated to the first decade of the third century after Christ. The life-size bust showing the Roman ruler with wrinkles and hollows in his face is tentatively dated to 46 B.C. Divers uncovered the Caesar bust and a collection of other finds in the Rhone

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