Top 10 Artifacts And Places Frozen In Time

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Top 10 Artifacts And Places Frozen In TimeTop 10 Artifacts And Places Frozen In Time

In archaeology, an untouched pot shard is more valuable than a gold statue moved miles from its original stand. To understand the great puzzle of our past, context is crucial. How and where an unmoved object is found can retrieve authentic history—from previously unknown rituals and chapters of known history to rare information about

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Top 10 Mundane Artifacts That Are Rewriting History

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Top 10 Mundane Artifacts That Are Rewriting HistoryTop 10 Mundane Artifacts That Are Rewriting History

There is no denying that flashy or highly unusual artifacts are fascinating. As the world of archaeology turns more glitzy, these items hit the headlines more than their dull, unglamorous counterparts. But history holds no such prejudice. Sometimes, it’s the more mundane artifacts that tell us the most about our ancestors and how they lived.

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Top 10 Recent Ancient Finds That Are Surprisingly Large

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Top 10 Recent Ancient Finds That Are Surprisingly LargeTop 10 Recent Ancient Finds That Are Surprisingly Large

The ever-prolific field of archaeology continuously churns out new and significant discoveries. When you imagine such finds, perhaps you envision scientists down in the dirt, using small brushes to uncover tiny bone fragments or shards of pottery. Such seemingly insignificant bits can, of course, rewrite history. Archaeologists have been

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Top 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient Rituals

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Top 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient RitualsTop 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient Rituals

Rituals are as old as mankind’s first thought. Modern ceremonies are mostly religious, but in the past, they held a wider purview. From initiation into adulthood to astronomy to honoring the gods, there were rituals for everything—even disposing of enemies and bringing meaning to cannibalism. The physical remains left by ancient

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10 Secrets Linked To Known History

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10 Secrets Linked To Known History10 Secrets Linked To Known History

An intriguing aspect of history concerns hidden features. Some were secret on purpose, while others were buried over time and forgotten. Concealed rooms, passages, and art can add more color to those who lived before, even to figures and monuments that are already well-known. Featured image credit: walesdirectory.co.uk 10 Secret Room At Coughton

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Top 10 Hidden Grave Sites Found With Satellite Images

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Top 10 Hidden Grave Sites Found With Satellite ImagesTop 10 Hidden Grave Sites Found With Satellite Images

With the dawn of emerging technologies, discoveries made by “space archaeologists” are happening all the time. Although high-powered satellite images are used in universities, some people have been successful with Google Maps and Google Earth, finding hidden sites from thousands of miles away. One of the most fascinating trends in these dis

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