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Fantastical 44,000-year-old cave painting proves we've believed in cryptids at least that long

Fantastical 44,000-year-old cave painting proves we've believed in cryptids at least that long

1p>Anyone into sci-fi, fantasy, or horror has seen a slew of cryptids across comics, books, TV shows, and movies, but humans have been into these sorts of creatures for much longer than Fantastic
Earliest known cave art by modern humans found in Indonesia

Earliest known cave art by modern humans found in Indonesia

Pictures of human-like hunters and fleeing mammals dated to nearly 44,000 years oldCave art depicting human-animal hybrid figures hunting warty pigs and dwarf buffaloes has been dated to nearly 44,000
Scientists Have Discovered a New Kind of Dinosaur

Scientists Have Discovered a New Kind of Dinosaur

The team of Juan Pablo Suarez from the University of Ecuador in Loja has announced that he has discovered a new type of dinosaur that has never been described before, France Press reported. The
Floor pavements in Pompeii illustrate surveying technology

Floor pavements in Pompeii illustrate surveying technology

Pompeii continues to reveal details of ancient Roman life.
Scientists Found Fossils of Flying Dinosaurs

Scientists Found Fossils of Flying Dinosaurs

Scientists have identified a new species of flying dinosaurs after analyzing fossils found in a limestone quarry in Lebanon, the Daily Mail reported. The fossils are thought to date back more than 95
Radar reveals ghostly footprints at White Sands

Radar reveals ghostly footprints at White Sands

The images also shed light on the mechanics of mammoth footsteps.
Aerial radar turns up a Viking ship in a farmer’s field

Aerial radar turns up a Viking ship in a farmer’s field

The ship is one of only a handful of such graves ever found mostly intact in Norway.

Archaeologists found 143 more images among the Nazca Lines

The team used a machine-learning algorithm to search aerial photos for geoglyphs.
Five lion cub mummies found in Egypt: Do you know this cat goddess?

Five lion cub mummies found in Egypt: Do you know this cat goddess?

For only the second time in modern history, mummified lions were discovered in an ancient human tomb. This tomb was uncovered 500 kilometers south of Saqqara, Egypt, at the Bubasteion necropolis near
Five lion cub mummies found in Egypt: Do you know this cat goddess?

Five lion cub mummies found in Egypt: Do you know this cat goddess?

For only the second time in modern history, mummified lions were discovered in an ancient human tomb. This tomb was uncovered 500 kilometers south of Saqqara, Egypt, at the Bubasteion necropolis near
Archeologists Discovered Three 3500-Year-Old Wooden Colourful Coffins in Egypt

Archeologists Discovered Three 3500-Year-Old Wooden Colourful Coffins in Egypt

Archeologists have discovered three 3500-year-old wooden coffins, in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor, DPA reported. The discovery was made by a French team at the necropolis of El-Assasif. The
Scientists are roaring over two mummified lion cubs discovered in Egyptian tomb

Scientists are roaring over two mummified lion cubs discovered in Egyptian tomb

1p>Ancient Egyptian tombs are sort of like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get... even a pair of mummified lion cubs dating back some 2,600 years!In a rare discovery announced
Erotic fresco depicting Greek myth unveiled in Pompeii

Erotic fresco depicting Greek myth unveiled in Pompeii

Well-preserved image of Leda and the swan was found during excavations last yearA fresco depicting an erotic scene from the Greek myth Leda and the Swan has been unveiled to the public for the first
Mummified lion and dozens of cats among rare finds in Egypt

Mummified lion and dozens of cats among rare finds in Egypt

Discoveries near Saqqara necropolis shed light on ancient use of animals in worshipA rare discovery of mummified big cats, cobras and crocodiles has been unveiled by Egyptian authorities.Egyptologists
Macabre ancient death ritual used human skulls as ‘headgear’ for buried infants

Macabre ancient death ritual used human skulls as ‘headgear’ for buried infants

1p>A grisly ancient discovery in Ecuador has unearthed a real-world ritual practice that sounds as cold and horrific as anything in a Predator movie, and we’re still trying to get our heads around
Did Neanderthals make eagle talon necklaces 120,000 years ago?

Did Neanderthals make eagle talon necklaces 120,000 years ago?

The evidence is indirect, but a recent find suggests the answer may be "yes."
400-year-old warships in Swedish channel may be sisters of doomed Vasa

400-year-old warships in Swedish channel may be sisters of doomed Vasa

The pair of warships were sunk to block enemy naval access to Stockholm.
Archaeologists found ancient babies wearing skulls like helmets

Archaeologists found ancient babies wearing skulls like helmets

Archaeologists in Ecuador have uncovered the remains of babies buried over 2,000 years ago. It would be an interesting find no matter the context, but these infants are leaving researchers scratching
Experts crack mystery of ancient Egypt’s sacred bird mummies

Experts crack mystery of ancient Egypt’s sacred bird mummies

DNA analysis helps work out origin of nearly 6 million mummified ibisesAn ancient Egyptian mystery has been solved, according to researchers, who say they have cracked the conundrum of where millions
Scientists Have Discovered Prehistoric Mammoth Traps in Mexico (PHOTO)

Scientists Have Discovered Prehistoric Mammoth Traps in Mexico (PHOTO)

Mexican anthropologists have announced that they have discovered human-built pits dug 15,000 years ago to trap mammoth, believed to have been the first find of mammoth traps set by humans, according