Category: Ancient

Found brooch tells a story of Nazi hatred, ancient history and the viking influence on the world

The world’s oldest use of the word ‘Jerusalem’ now on display

Amazingly accurate pregnancy test told ancient Egyptians they were a new mummy

That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

How Indonesian women discovered Madagascar

That one time Nero tried killing his mom with a ship

The greatest find of the 21st century solves 3,000-year-old mystery of the Trojan War

Kesh: Ireland’s legendary caves of wonder and beauty continue to enchant and mystify

The Tomb of Kaires, the ‘Keeper of the Secret’ and the Pharoah’s ‘Sole Friend’, found in Egypt

The Aztecs were obsessed with human sacrifice— here’s why

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

This perfectly-preserved shrine in Pompeii takes you back in time

Scientists discover new, horrible ways people died by Mount Vesuvius

1,700-year-old sock sheds light on walking like an ancient Egyptian

Farmer finds 3,400-year-old secret hidden among his olive trees in a hole

3,500-year-old metal hand unearthed in Switzerland

This elite unit of the Spartan army was made up of 150 pairs of homosexual lovers

Our oldest animal ancestor looks like a pancake, and it’s 558 million years old

Historians say ‘10,000 BC’ is the most historically inaccurate movie ever

A new discovery is helping scientists rewrite the history of beer

Medieval mind games practiced by the Russian Knight

What happened to the ancient Mayan civilization?

Man discovers ancient city in basement

The He-gassen Scrolls prove that fart jokes have always been funny

Paintball in the 1900s was insane!

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