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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.
This 'impressive' anomaly within the Great Pyramid of Egypt could indicate something hidden behind the ancient walls.
United States, North America
On the fringe of archaeology have long been claims that the Chinese reached North America long before Europeans.
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.
The paintings and some artifacts show the priests were involved in the sacred rite of mummification.
Bolivia, South America
Using ground-penetrating radar, researchers also have reportedly found underground anomalies which they suspect might be monoliths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scholars may finally be about to solve one of archaeology's most famous mysteries.
Peru, South America
Another breakthrough into the mystery of the ancient world. It's getting stranger every day.
Archeologists aren't only baffled by its origins; the size of the site makes no exception.
Located close to the original site, classes have begun again at the historic campus.
Guatemala, North America
National Geographic wants to explore the site with hopes of a large-scale excavation.
Maybe our ancestors enjoyed a freshly oven baked pizza just like we do today.