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10 Cakes Every Archaeologist Will Want to Stick Their Trowel Into

10 Cakes Every Archaeologist Will Want to Stick Their Trowel Into

Death (and burial) by chocolate, by A.J. BAILEY (via Heritage Jam) We love the past. We love cake. But can we have both? Well, these delightful creations just go to show… we greedy archaeologists really can have archaic and eat it too! Here’s 10 of …

The Magnetic Fat Boys of Guatemala

These Pre-Olmec figures are not only strange looking, but provide proof that our ancestors possessed knowledge of magnetic properties. How was is it possible for them to have such knowledge? The statues of the so-called fat boys were found in 1976 by geographer Vincent Malmström. …

40,000-year-old bracelet made by extinct human species found

40,000-year-old bracelet made by extinct human species found

  In what is quite an amazing discovery, scientists have confirmed that a bracelet found in Siberia is 40,000 years old. This makes it the oldest piece of jewelry ever discovered, and archeologists have been taken aback by the level of its sophistication. The bracelet …

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

  Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports. The research, conducted by the University of Minnesota, identifies a virulent strain of humans who are virtually immune to …

21st Century Archaeology Is Something Out Of Sci-Fi

21st Century Archaeology Is Something Out Of Sci-Fi

This past week has brought to my in-box an unprecedented number of stories about how archaeology has not just moved into the 21st century but also blazed a trail for other disciplines. Using drones, satellites, big data sets, and 3D, archaeologists are finding, recording, and saving …

UNDERSTANDING THE REMAINS OF NOAH’S ARK

UNDERSTANDING THE REMAINS OF NOAH’S ARK

(First published in newsletter # 9 in 1994)   The entire key to understanding the evidence which confirms that this site DOES in fact contain the remains of Noah’s Ark, is understanding the condition of the remains. The “world” has a preconceived notion of what …

Found: King Anunnaki’s body, 12,000 years old and completely intact

Found: King Anunnaki’s body, 12,000 years old and completely intact

The exceptional discovery: the body of King Anunnaki for 12,000 years completely intact This discovery is done completely by chance in the spring of 2008, and if we know happened is no doubt thanks to the Russian media, and television premsa. This occurs in Kurdistan, …

Sabu-Jaddi Rock Art Sites

Sabu-Jaddi Rock Art Sites

Located in the Nile Valley, the settlements of Sabu and Jaddi are surrounded by hundreds of rock drawings that stretch over an area of roughly three miles (almost five kilometers) and carry great archaeological, artistic, and spiritual significance. The rock art, which depicts figures and scenes …

See the World’s Oldest Dress

See the World’s Oldest Dress

  A 5,000-year-old Egyptian garment provides a glimpse into the fashions of yester-yester-yesteryear. There’s vintage, and then there’s vintage. New tests show that a linen dress found in an Egyptian tomb dates backmore than 5,000 years, making it the oldest woven garment yet found. Beautifully stitched …

First Historical Record of Jesus Describes Him as a ‘Magician’

First Historical Record of Jesus Describes Him as a ‘Magician’

This ancient bowl discovered in the ruins of Alexandria by French archaeologists in 2008 describes Jesus as a “magician” In 2008, French archaeologists excavating the underwater ruins of Alexandria unearthed an bowl inscribed with a shocking clue to the identity of one of the most …