Another incredible discovery in the field of anthropology. More ancient human footprints were recently discovered in Mexico dating back to more than 10,000 years. Incredible yet not that surprised. I believe we will continue to find ancient human footprints going further back in time. The established views of orthodox archaeology concerning our origins are definitely being questioned more and more as time goes by.
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The footprints tell the story of a hunter-gatherer who marched through a marshy basin in the Chihuahuan Desert long before the Mesoamerican civilizations like the Mayans dominated the Mexican landscape. “To my knowledge the oldest human prints previously reported in North America are around 6,000 years old,” Nicholas Felstead, [...]
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The remains of a wealthy estate, with a mosaic fountain in its garden, dating to between the late 10th and early 11th centuries have been unearthed in Ramla in central Israel. The estate was discovered during excavations at a site where a bridge is slated for construction as part [...]
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The writer and his companion, Ann, at Salkantay Pass, elevation 15,213 feet, on the third day of their hike to Machu Picchu. The mountain scenery included glaciers, snow-capped mountains, granite fields, and rushing streams. The writer and his companion, Ann, at Salkantay Pass, elevation 15,213 feet, on the third [...]
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Rob Szarek wrote an interesting article about ancient aliens could possibly be human time travelers. What do you think? Are aliens a completely separate and distinct species from us or are we really connected in some way?
I recently had the chance to sit down with Marie D. Jones, author of This Book Is From the Future and Viral Mythology to discuss the possibility of human time travel and the possible link to the ancient alien theory. The growing popularity of the History Channel series, Ancient [...]
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An ancient Egyptian city found 6.5 km off of modern Egypt’s coastline reveals fascinating relics of Heracleion, also known as Thonis. The city’s ruins are located in Abu Qir Bay, originally existing near Alexandria, 2.5 km off the coast. Heracleion’s ruins span an area that is 11km by 15km – deservedly [...]
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Six weeks ago I suggested that 2013 was already the breakthrough year for molecular anthropology, but 2013 is ending with yet another highlight. Yesterday, Nature published a stop-you-in-your tracks piece that scrambles the scientific picture of our [...]
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The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada has an incredible exhibition on ancient Mesopotamia. If you’re planning on heading to this exhibit, you better hurry fast because it closes on January 5, 2014 so get your tickets asap!
The critically acclaimed Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World , presented by RSA Insurance, closes at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on Sunday, January 5, 2014. Many aspects of the world in which we live originated in Mesopotamia more than 3,000 years ago. Home to [...]
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Hundreds of ancient artefacts were stolen in the August raid Egyptian police say they have recovered an ancient statue of Tutankhamun’s sister, stolen during unrest in August. The limestone figurine believed to [...]
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As one of the birthplaces of Western civilization, the Eternal City has more than its fair share of history lessons to offer. Of course, we all know the major attractions from our textbooks; but getting to see the Roman Forum and Colosseum up close and personal is [...]
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