Wednesday, November 28, 2018

15 major ancient Celtic gods and goddesses you should know about

15 Major Ancient Celtic Gods And Goddesses You Should Know About

When it comes to the all the way from the Iberian peninsula (Spain and Portugal) and Ireland to the frontiers of Liguria in Italy and the upper Danube. Suffice it to say, their mythology rather mirrored this multifarious scope, with various tribes, chiefdoms, and even later kingdoms having their own set of folklore and pantheons.

Reconstructions of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Reconstructions Of The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World

From the historical perspective, the list of Seven Wonders of the Ancient World comes to us from an incomplete manuscript known as the Seven Sights of the World (which incidentally only listed six monuments), possibly authored by Philo of Byzantium in circa 225 BC.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mummified cats and beetles found in ancient Egyptian tombs

Mummified cats and beetles found in ancient Egyptian tombs

Updated November 11, 2018 14:48:33 Archaeologists have discovered a rare collection of mummified scarab beetles, as well as an apparently pristine Fifth Dynasty tomb they plan to open in the coming weeks. The mummified beetles were among artefacts found in seven tombs discovered over the past six months on the edge of the King Userkaf pyramid complex at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, south of Cairo.

'Wild speculation': Scientist who found mystery space object dismisses alien theory

'Wild speculation': Scientist who found mystery space object dismisses alien theory

Posted November 14, 2018 11:35:31 The scientist who discovered a mysterious cigar-shaped space object says suggestions by Harvard astronomers it is an alien probe are "wild speculation". When 'Oumuamua - a Hawaiian word meaning "a messenger from afar arriving first" - was detected last year, it became the first object originating beyond our solar system to be observed in our vicinity.

Signs of alien super-Earth planet detected around lonely star near us

Signs of alien super-Earth planet detected around lonely star near us

After decades of searching, astronomers say they've finally detected compelling evidence of an alien world orbiting one of the closest and most iconic stars in our cosmic neighbourhood. Barnard's star, a small red dwarf star in the constellation of Ophiuchus, is a favourite of astronomers and sci-fi fans.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Arkaim: Aryans, Advanced Astronomy and Untold Secrets of a Russian Citadel

Arkaim: Aryans, Advanced Astronomy and Untold Secrets of a Russian Citadel

Arkaim is a mysterious site located in Russia. Experts believe the citadel, not necessarily the oldest feature of the site, was built between the 17th and 16th century BC. But there are several reasons why Arkaim stands apart from other Bronze Age settlements in the area, leading to the idea it was built by a separate group.

Ancient Arkaim: The Stonehenge of Russia

Ancient Arkaim: The Stonehenge of Russia

An archaeological expedition led by the University of Chelyabinsk in 1987 discovered an ancient fortified settlement in the Southern Urals of Russia dating back to two or three thousands of years BC. The fortress, called Arkaim ( Ar-ka means sky and Im means Earth), is known as the Russian Stonehenge and is believed to be even older than Stonehenge itself.