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Ancient Artifacts

The World's Oldest Gold Artifact May Have Just Been Discovered

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 08.10.2016 | World

It may be just a tiny gold bead - 4 mm (1/8 inch) in diameter - but it is an enormous discovery for Bulgarian archaeologists who say they have found E...

Residents Of Ancient City Did WHAT To Ward Off Evil Spirits?

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Residents of Sardis, an ancient city in modern-day Turkey, spent decades rebuilding after a devastating earthquake struck one night in the year A.D. 1...

$5 Million Rocky Mountain Treasure Still Waiting to be Found

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2013 | Weird News
Margie Goldsmith

"I've never said what I though the treasure is worth because I don't know, but writers keep upping its worth. When the value gets to $10 million I'm going back to get it."

UNEARTHED: Sphinx Paws Show Up In Surprising Place

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.11.2013 | Science

Archaeologists digging in Israel say they have made an unexpected find: the feet of an Egyptian sphinx linked to a pyramid-building pharaoh. The frag...

Example Of 'Earliest Figurative Art' Discovered

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Unglazed clay objects from ancient times that are intact are incredibly rare, but archaeologists Peter Breunig and Nicole Rupp of the Goethe-Universit...

PHOTOS: Rare And Never-Seen Images Of The Lascaux Cave Paintings

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On a warm afternoon in 1940 in southwestern France, two rabbit-hunting schoolboys made a startling, historic discovery. As their dog chased a hare...