An underground passage with chamber was discovered during road improvement excavations in the Caha Mountains, on the West Cork-Kerry border. Archaeologists said that the tunnel had been dug through solid rock around 1,000 years ago, and the site is to be sealed and preserved.   Image: The Southern Star   The passage […]

Ireland – Construction workers discover 1,000-year-old underground passage in the ...

The Copper Mines buried deep within the Great Orme are possibly the largest in  the World featuring many tunnels, large caverns and a very large amount still to  uncover, with areas dating to 4,000 years ago into the Bronze age.   robert-thewanderer.blogspot.co.il   The Great Orme Copper Mines are the […]

The 4,000 Years Old Great Orme Copper Mines, Llandudno, Wales, ...

Divers in Sweden successfully recovered  a rare collection of Stone Age artifacts buried deep beneath the Baltic Sea. Archaeologists suggests that the relics were left by Swedish nomads 11,000 years ago and the discovery may be evidence of one of the oldest settlements ever found in the Nordic region.   www.dailymail.co.uk […]

Sweden – divers have discovered 11,000-year-old ancient settlement submerged under ...

According to archaeology.org The Natufian hunter-gatherers who lived in Raqefet Cave some 14,000 years ago are the earliest known prehistoric people to systematically bury their dead in cemeteries, and they may have been the ancestors of the first farmers. Recent excavations at the cave, which consists of five chambers, have uncovered 29 […]

First Funeral Flowers 14,000 years old Found in Israel

Scientists have found the oldest DNA evidence yet of humans’ biological history.  In a paper in the journal Nature, scientists reported that they had retrieved ancient human DNA from a fossil dating back about 400,000 years, bypass the previous record – 100,000 years. But instead of clarifying human evolution theory, the finding is […]

Scientists reveal 400,000-Year-Old Clue to Human Origins

A new exhibit in Brazil showcases artifacts dating as far back as 30,000 years ago — throwing a wrench in the commonly held theory humans first crossed to the Americas from Asia a mere 12,000 years ago.    http://humanandnatural.com The 100 items on display in Brasilia, including cave paintings and […]

30,000 year old Brazilian artifacts refutes theory claims that humans ...

Archaeologists from the University of Tennessee have found some of America’s oldest cave and rock art. The drawings were recently found on the Cumberland Plateau and most date back to around 500 years ago.  However, radiocarbon dating says one painting was made about 6,000 years ago.   A bird-like figure holding weapons […]

6,000 Years Old Hidden Cave Art Discovered On Cumberland Plateau

Located In downtown Miami, it’s one of the greatest mysteries of North America – A perfect circle, aged 2,000 years old, cut into the bedrock of the city, and stuffed with ancient teeth, weapons, and bones. Photo by:http://www.hartford-hwp.com/Tekesta/circle.html Michael Bauman (property developer) purchased a plot of land in downtown Miami in […]

2,000-Year-Old Mystery Circle Discovered In Downtown Miami

Researchers investigating Blombos Cave in Cape Town, South Africa uncovered the oldest known evidence of painting by early humans. Archaeologists discovered two “kits,” for mixing and forming ocher – a reddish pigment believed to be used as a dye. The find pushes back the date by which humans were practicing […]

100,000-year-old art kit found in South Africa