Tag: archaeology

Beer is older than we thought

February 16, 1923: Howard Carter opens King Tut’s tomb

Unfortunate ‘booted man’ discovered encased in mud in London

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

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

New major discovery as georadar locates buried Viking ship

Archaeologists discover foundations of Wolf Hall, where Henry VIII fell for Jane Seymour

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers King Tut’s tomb

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

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

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour possibly wrecked off America’s coast

Archaeologist and robot buddies make major discovery at Chavin de Huantar

What was game night like during medieval times?

Ancient Egyptian sphinx has been discovered in the Valley of the Rams

New evidence shows the Tower of Babel was not a myth after all

Handprint From 1,000 Years Ago Shines Light On Scotland’s “Lost People”

Long-lost sealed sarcophagus recovered in Egypt

Archaeologists discover earliest-known record of Homer’s Odyssey after 3,000 years

Modern tech helps reveal new information about ancient literary scrolls

The real purpose behind a 2,000-year-old battery

Antikythera mechanism is a 1,000-year-old celestial computer

Oh, the irony! 11 people who could’ve prevented WWII

Kristallnacht horrified America, but they did nothing about it

World 03.14.19

Winged Polish cavalrymen were a force to be reckoned with

When a bucket managed to spark a major battle

Why the Parental Advisory Label saved music in the 80s

Ancient 03.13.19

Viking raids and marine exploration were all made possible because of tar

Russian men were once taxed for having beards

The gruesome true story of the noblewoman serial killer

Ancient 03.12.19

Beer is older than we thought

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The notorious Benedict Arnold became a U.S. traitor for a pretty selfish reason

US

For a short period of time in the 1700s, New Jersey women had the right to vote

General 03.11.19

You’ve never seen “Little House on the Prairie” like this

Meet Eston Hemings, Thomas Jefferson’s ‘forgotten’ son

Nostradamus predicted history’s biggest events — and why we can’t ignore what he foretold about our future

General 03.10.19

The most killer quotes from history’s first empowered first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt

Ancient 03.09.19

The history of the Amish and why they still rock horse and buggies

World 03.01.19

Photos found 30 years later! The doomed hot-air balloon North Pole expedition

15 lost treasures around the world

General 02.27.19

A closer look at the private life of notorious drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar

Technology 02.26.19

Bodacious! 25 of the best ’80s TV shows

US 02.25.19

They investigated who?! 15 influential people you didn’t know have an FBI file

World 02.19.19

Keep out! 30 places your grandparents visited that you no longer can

Was Amelia Earhart’s plane found off the coast of Papua New Guinea?

World 02.18.19

17 souls Winston Churchill crushed with the perfect comeback

US

Shays’ Rebellion: Distress in post-revolutionary America

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