Category: Weird

In Croatia, Archaeologists Discovered Remnants Of A Roman Chariot With Horse

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Archaeologists in Croatia uncovered the fossilized remains of a Roman chariot buried with two horses as part of a funeral ceremony. The fossilized remains of a Roman chariot buried with 2 horses as part of a burial ritual have recently been uncovered in Croatia. A large burial chamber for an ‘extremely wealthy family’ was discovered…

Hundreds Of Pure Gold Roman Coins Found in Italy

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Roman Coins: An exciting archeological find in Como, Italy just north of Milan was announced in September of 2020 by the Italian Minister for Culture. In the basement of a theatre being renovated, the workers stumbled upon what they thought was a large soapstone jar that, after examination from scientists, turned out to be amphora…

The Russian Far East Strange ‘Dancing Skeleton’ Of Ust-Ivanovka

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An ancient skeleton surprised archaeologists because he appeared to be dancing when his grave was opened in the Amur region, in the Russian Far East. Archaeologist Denis Volkov, 35, said: ‘We jokingly nicknamed this skeleton Mikhail. Tied up in his grave, the strange ‘dancing skeleton’ of Ust-Ivanovka “He amazed us with his pose – he…

A Makeshift Casket of Sea Shells and Antlers: The 6500-Year-Old Grave of the Unfortunate Ladies of Téviec

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Téviec would be quite an unknown island somewhere in Brittany, France, if it wasn’t for have its huge archaeological value, thanks to the various finds excavated there, mostly from the Mesolithic period. These findings include the skeletons of two women who were murdered violently between 6740 and 5680 BC. Marthe and Saint-Just Péquart – after…

Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Tombs Of Wealthy Chinese Clan

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A 3,000-year-old cemetery containing the tombs of a wealthy family has been discovered in central China after two years of excavations by archaeologists. The site in Anyang, Henan province, is believed to be home to a clan named “Ce” during the Shang dynasty, the Anyang Institute of Cultural and Archaeological Relics said in a release.…

Ancient Egyptian Mummies Found Floating In Sewage Water In Egypt

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Several mummies complete with sarcophagi were retrieved from dirty water where they’d been found floating near El Minya, Egypt. According to a statement from the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, two previously unknown Greco-Roman era mummies were located this week. They had been buried in tombs in a small village in northeastern Egypt, 240 kilometers (150…

“Oldest Gold of Humankind” Found in Varna Necropolis Was Burial 6,500 Years Ago

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The oldest known gold artifacts are located on the necropolis in Varna, a cemetery from 4,560-4,450 BC on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Internationally considered one of the most important prehistoric archeological sites in the world, the necropolis of Varna (also called the Varna Cemetery) is an important cemetery in the western industrial zone of…

CT Scans Reveal Gnarly, 1,000-Year-Old Mummies Were Murdered

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Around 1,000 years ago, two men in South America were likely murdered in cold blood — one getting stabbed in the back and the other experiencing severe neck trauma, according to a new analysis of their mummified remains. A 3D CT scan of the skull of one of the South American mummies in the new…

Man-Made Square Burial Cave Dated To Rameses II-Era Accidentally Found In Israel

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A man-made square burial cave dated to the time of ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II and associated with the Biblical Exodus from Egypt was accidentally discovered during a mechanical digger working at the Palmahim Beach National Park in Israel. Israel Antiquities AuthorityThe vessels were burial offerings that accompanied the deceased in the belief that they…

Rare ‘fish scale’ armour discovered in a Chinese tomb

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About 2,500 years ago, a man in northwest China was buried with armour made of more than 5,000 leather scales, a military garment fashioned so intricately, its design looks like the overlapping scales of a fish, a new study finds. The armour, which resembles an apron-like waistcoat, could be donned quickly without the help of…

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