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China, Asia
Archaeologists in China have made a unique discovery in a cemetery dating to (221 – 206 BC) - two bronze lamps that could 'swallow' smoke. Historians are hailing the discovery as the world's first known 'eco-friendly' lamps.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
November 16, 2015
Egypt, Africa
This 'impressive' anomaly within the Great Pyramid of Egypt could indicate something hidden behind the ancient walls.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
November 10, 2015
United States, North America
On the fringe of archaeology have long been claims that the Chinese reached North America long before Europeans.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
June 06, 2015
Egypt, Africa, Middle East
Egyptologists have found carved basalt blocks in a chapel to King Nectanebo I - the last native Egyptian royal house before Alexander the Great conquered the country.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
April 20, 2015
Egypt, Africa
The paintings and some artifacts show the priests were involved in the sacred rite of mummification.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
April 07, 2015
Bolivia, South America
Using ground-penetrating radar, researchers also have reportedly found underground anomalies which they suspect might be monoliths.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
March 31, 2015
Turkey, Europe
The caves, tunnels, hidden churches, and escape galleries, which were uncovered late last year, honeycomb beneath the surface, and are thought to date back 5,000 years.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
March 13, 2015
Pakistan, Asia
The site is believed to date back 2,000 years, and pending laboratory tests on recent finds, Bhamala might be found to be even older.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
March 12, 2015
China, Asia
When the teeth were compared to a database of over 5,000 teeth of known species, they did not match any of the accepted hominids.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
January 28, 2015
United States, North America
A Triceratops horn discovered in Montana has been controversially dated to 33,500 years, challenging the traditional view of dinosaurs' extinction.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
January 11, 2015
Peru, China, Asia, South America
Similarities in ancient art and artifacts found in China and Peru have led some scholars to suggest an ancient link between the two cultures.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
January 07, 2015
Greece, Europe
Scholars may finally be about to solve one of archaeology's most famous mysteries.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
October 29, 2014
Peru, South America
Another breakthrough into the mystery of the ancient world. It's getting stranger every day.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
October 27, 2014
United Kingdom
Archeologists aren't only baffled by its origins; the size of the site makes no exception.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
October 02, 2014
India, Asia
Located close to the original site, classes have begun again at the historic campus.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
September 06, 2014
Guatemala, North America
National Geographic wants to explore the site with hopes of a large-scale excavation.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
August 31, 2014
Croatia, Europe
Maybe our ancestors enjoyed a freshly oven baked pizza just like we do today.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
August 28, 2014