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Sunken continent discovered at the bottom of the Indian Ocean

  It isn’t quite Atlantis, but scientists from Norway, Germany and Britain have found what they say is a lost continent that they’ve named Mauritia at the bottom of the…

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5000-year-old temple discovered in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru have discovered a temple in Lima that dates to 3000 B.C., potentially making it older than Stonehenge. The building, discovered in the El Paraiso archaeological complex in…

This aerial photo shows a series of pyramids and graves that a team of archaeologists has been exploring at Sedeinga in Sudan. Since 2009 they have discovered at least 35 small pyramids at the site, the largest being 22 feet (7 meters) in width. 

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35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis

At least 35 small pyramids, along with graves, have been discovered clustered closely together at a site called Sedeinga in Sudan. Discovered between 2009 and 2012, researchers are surprised at…

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Secret Door, Chambers, Discovered at Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu – Many brave the reaching altitudes and rugged, mountainous terrain to experience the wondrous ancient city of Machu Picchu. Some however aren’t there for tourism, but because they’ve made…

An overhead view of the excavation site (Skyview/Israeli Antiquities Authority)

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2,750-year-old temple discovered in Israel

Israeli archeologists have discovered the remains of an ancient temple that is nearly 3,000 years oldand was once home to a ritual cult. “The ritual building at Tel Motza is an…

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9,500-Year-Old City Found Underwater Off India

Discovery in Bay of Cambay Will Force Western Archaeologists to Rewrite History The civilization of Ancient Egypt occurred in a past so remote that today it seems mystical. The pyramids and…

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Dogon Shame

  Did ancient gods from the Sirius star system visit an African tribe 5,000 years ago? New evidence deals a devastating blow to what was considered to be the best…

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Ahnenerbe: The Nazi Ancestral Heritage Research and Teaching Society

  The Ancestral Heritage Research and Teaching Society, or Ahnenerbe Forschungs-und Lehrgemeinschaft, was founded in July 1935 by Heinrich Himmler, Hermann Wirth (a Dutch historian obsessed with Atlantean mythology), and Richard…

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Kailasa Temple near Ajanta and Ellora

Introduction The Kailasa or the Kailasanatha, is the unrivaled centerpiece of Ellora. This is designed to recall Mount Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva – looks like a freestanding, multi-storeyed temple…

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Antikythera Mechanism

Part 1: An Ancient Greek Computer? In 1901 divers working off the isle of Antikythera found the remains of a clocklike mechanism 2,000 years old. The mechanism now appears to…

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Sealand Skull: Real or Hoax?

An alien survivor from a prehistoric saucer crash? An unfortunate time traveler from the future? A tradesman from a parallel universe? A hitherto undiscovered species? Or a mere freak deformity…

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The Chinese Pyramids

For anyone who thinks pyramid research is dead: think again. There is a future in pyramid excavation – and that future is China, where a large number of pyramids remain…

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Pyramidal Temples of Borobudur

Even the meager remains of Indian and Indonesian pyramids that have survived from a relatively recent past are splendid enough to dazzle even the hardiest of skeptics. The fact that…

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The Baghdad Battery

In 1936, while excavating ruins of a 2000-year-old village near Baghdad, workers discovered mysterious small vase. A 6-inch-high pot of bright yellow clay dating back two millennia contained a cylinder of sheet-copper…

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Mysterious underground pyramids found in Italy

A group of Italian and American archaeologists discovered unique underground pyramid in the town of Orvieto, Italy, says Utro.ru. The constructions carved in volcanic limestone rock were found underneath a wine…