GIANT DINOSAUR TAIL FOUND IN MEXICO, ANOTHER ‘UNUSUALLY WELL-PRESERVED’ DISCOVERY

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What happened to the rest of it? Archaeologists discover a 72million-year-old dinosaur tail in Mexican desert Continue reading

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KING DAVID’S PALACE ‘FOUND’ IN THE CITY SHAARAVIM WHERE HE’S SAID TO HAVE BATTLED WITH GOLIATH

An aerial photo of the what archeologists believe to be King David's palace

King David’s palace ‘found’ in the city where he’s said to have battled Goliath

  • Researchers believe they have discovered the palace of King David as well as a large store room of pots and ancient artefacts
  • Archeologists claim the ruins are the best example to date of the uncovered fortress city of Shaarayim in Israel
  • The artefacts found are described as evidence that David ruled the region during the tenth century BCE Continue reading

BIGGEST PYRAMID POSSIBLY FOUND: EGYPT’S LONG LOST PYRAMID THREE TIMES SIZE OF GIZA FOUND BY ARCHAEOLOGY RESEARCHER ANGELA MICOL ON GOOGLE EARTH

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Have Egypt’s long lost pyramids really been found on Google Earth? Historical maps show sandy mound may hide monument larger than Giza

  • Sandy mounds discovered by an American scientist in the Egyptian desert are labelled as pyramids on 34 rare, antique maps
  • Archaeology researcher Angela Micol’s find was dismissed by many but a preliminary ground study has found shafts and cavities
  • One site spotted on satellite is three times the size of Great Pyramid at Giza Continue reading

WORLD’S OLDEST CALENDAR DISCOVERED IN WARREN FIELD IN SCOTLAND CLAIMS TO BE 10,000 YEARS OLD, PREDATING THE 5,000 YEAR OLD MESOPOTAMIAN CALENDAR

 A group of 12 pits recently excavated in Aberdeenshire appear to mimic the phases of the moon to track lunar months over the course of a year.

World’s oldest calendar dating back more than 10,000 years discovered in Scotland

  • The monument is made up of 12 pits that appear to mimic moon phases
  • This would have made it possible for residents to track lunar months
  • It was discovered in Warren Field near Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire
  • The discovery predates the earliest known calendar by 5,000 years Continue reading

VAMPIRE GRAVES FOUND IN POLAND BY ARCHAEOLOGISTS , FOUND SKELETONS WITH DECAPITATED HEADS PLACED BETWEEN LEGS, DECAPITATING SUSPECTED VAMPIRE COMMON BACK THEN

Dracula: The notion of blood-sucking vampires preying on the flesh of the living goes back thousands of years and was common in many ancient cultures, where tales of these reviled creatures of the dead abounded

Archeologists unearth ‘vampire graves’ containing decapitated skeletons with skulls placed between their legs on Polish building site

OLDEST INSCRIPTION FOUND: JAR WITH 3,000-YEAR-OLD INSCRIPTION FOUND IN JERUSALEM, TEXT DATED BACK TO KING DAVID’S TIME

Jar fragment bearing an inscription in a Canaanite language that was unearthed near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount by Hebrew University archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar.( photo credit: Dr. Eilat Mazar/ Noga Cohen-Aloro)

Oldest inscription found in Jerusalem, but no one can read it

3,000-year-old text from King David’s time, in an unknown language on the top of a jug, is earliest alphabetical writing ever found in holy city Continue reading

EGYPTIAN SPHINX FEET FOUND IN NORTHERN ISRAEL: ARCHAEOLOGISTS BAFFLED WITH DISCOVERY, WRITING SHOWS IT WAS DEDICATED TO 2500 B.C. EGYTIAN RULER MYCERINUS

Baffling: Australian excavation volunteer Joshua Talbot displays the remains of a Sphinx

Archaeologists baffled after ancient Egyptian sphinx discovered in northern Israel