Archaeological artifacts
An artifact or artefact (from Latin phrase arte factum, from ars skill + facere to make) is "something made or given shape by man, such as a tool or a work of art, esp an object of archaeological inte...
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Kuwaiti preacher, ISIS call for demolition of Egypt'€s Sphinx, pyramids
An Islamist preacher from Kuwait has called to destroy Egypt's Sphinx and pyramids, stating it is time for Muslims to erase the pharaohs' heritage. The alleged call comes as Islamic State jihadists ra...
NEW!! Secrets of Egypt Bewilder Scientist!tombs
Secrets of the Egypt Bewilder Scientist! When it comes to ancient Egypt nothing is more highly debated than the age of the Sphinx!
Bizarre Discoveries in Romania
From mysterious tools to even an entire tunnel system being found using the latest technology, these discoveries are truly amazing!
Ancient Underground Megalith at Kabardino-Balkaria of the Size and Design of the Great Giza Pyramid
The Kabardino-Balkar Republic, or Kabardino-Balkaria, is a federal subject of Russia located in the North Caucasus.
The Salzburg Cube
The Salzburg Cube also known as the Wolfsegg Iron is a small strange ancient mass of iron
The unexplained mystery of the The Wolfsegg Iron, or Salzburg Cube
The now famous Salzburg Cube (or as it is also know the Wolfsegg Iron) is a very strange ancient artifact which was found encased in lignite that was mined d...
Top 10 BIZARRE Archaeological DISCOVERIES
Many strange archaeological discoveries have been made in modern history. Hundreds of artifacts have been unearthed that have baffled scientists and challeng...
Monkeys can make stone tools too
Stone flakes made by capuchin monkeys look remarkably similar to stone tools made by early humans 2-3 million years ago, raising questions about the archaeol...
Was Antikythera Mechanism A 2,100-Year-Old Computer?
An ancient device thought to predict astronomical events may have been a computer built 21 centuries ago. Why did ancient Greeks build this machine?
Rare Historical Artifacts
Discovering an actual Woolly Mammoth and mysterious manuscript here are Rare Historical Artifacts You Won't Believe Exist.
Dung Beetles Navigate by Storing Star Maps in Their Tiny Brains
Dung beetles have this really neat trick by which they’re able to use the positions of the stars to orient themselves along a straight line, making them the only known animal to use the Milky Way for ...
Metal prospectors discover astonishing treasure hoards from Anglo-Saxon England
Artifacts found buried beneath village farms are rewriting British history.
17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed
Did prehistoric civilizations possessed advanced technological knowledge that was lost throughout the ages only to be redeveloped in modern times?
Antiquities
Antiquities are objects from Antiquity, especially the civilizations of the Mediterranean: the Classical antiquity of Greece and Rome, Ancient Egypt and the other Ancient Near Eastern cultures. Artif...
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Antikythera mechanism
The Antikythera mechanism (/ˌæntɨkɨˈθɪərə/ ANT-i-ki-THEER-ə or /ˌæntɨˈkɪθərə/ ANT-i-KITH-ə-rə) is an ancient analog computer designed to predict astronomical positions and eclipses for calendrical and...
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Bactrian Gold
Tillya tepe, Tillia tepe or Tillā tapa (Persian: طلا تپه‎) or (literally "Golden Hill" or "Golden Mound") is an archaeological site in the northern Afghanistan province of Jowzjan near Shebergha...
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Pottery of ancient Greece
Because of its relative durability, pottery comprises a large part of the archaeological record of Ancient Greece, and since there is so much of it (some 100,000 vases are recorded in the Corpus vasor...
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Jade burial suit
A jade burial suit (Chinese: 玉衣; pinyin: yù yī; literally: "jade suit") is a ceremonial suit made of pieces of jade in which royal members in Han dynasty China were buried.
Of the jade...
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Lewis chessmen
The Lewis chessmen (or Uig chessmen, named after the bay where they were found) are a group of 12th-century chess pieces, along with other gaming pieces, most of which are carved in walrus ivory. Disc...
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Mask of Agamemnon
The Mask of Agamemnon is an artifact discovered at Mycenae in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann. The artifact is a funeral mask crafted in gold, and was found over the face of a body located in a burial sha...
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Monteleone chariot
The Monteleone chariot is an Etruscan chariot dated to c. 530 BC. It was originally uncovered at Monteleone di Spoleto and is currently part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New ...
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Phaistos Disc
The Phaistos Disc (also spelled Phaistos Disk, Phaestos Disc) is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the Greek island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bron...
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Venus of Tan-Tan
The Venus of Tan-Tan is an alleged artifact found in Morocco. It and its contemporary, the Venus of Berekhat Ram, have been claimed as the earliest representations of the human form. Critics, notably ...
Venus of Tan-Tan - Wikipedia