According PLOS ONE, An ancient human skull and a jawbone discovered in a cave located in northern Laos, add to the evidence that early modern humans were physically quite diverse.    Image:   The skull and the jawbone, found a few meters apart in a cave known as Tam Pa Ling […]

Ancient Human Fossils Discovered In Laos Indicates Early Human Migrated ...

Located in Nucu village,high on Buzau mountains there are more than 15 cave settlements that spreads over a surface of more than 3 square kilometers, what gave this region the nickname of “Athos” of Romania. Some caves are old geological forms, others are carved or graved into the stone. One hermitage is located […]

Romania: Mysterious Cave Churches , And Pyramids Raised By ...

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 Gansu Province, China, Maijishan Grottoes is an amazing example of ancient rock cave architecture consisting of more than 7,000 Buddhist sculptures and about 1000 square meters of murals. Maijishan Grottoes means wheat stack mountain, it is 142 meters high. Maijishan is a few miles south of the Silk […]

The Maijishan Grottoes — masterpiece of cave architecture

Predjama Castle is a Renaissance castle woven within a cave mouth in southwestern Slovenia. It was built in the Gothic style and first mentioned in 1274. It is truly an architectural masterpiece. The structure was constructed under a natural rocky arch high in the stone wall to prevent easy access. […]

Predjama Castle (built within a cave) – Slovenia

Son Doong cave (Vietnamese: Hang Son Doong) is world’s largest cave, located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam. It is found by a local man named Ho Khanh in 1991 and was recently discovered in 2009 by British cavers, led by Howard Limbert. The name “Son Doong” cave means “mountain river […]

Son Doong cave is World’s largest cave, discovered in 2009

The Hypogeum (“burial chamber”) is located on the Mediterranean island of Malta. Where Stonehenge was a matter of filling empty space with stone slabs dragged onsite, the Hypogeum, a great man-made cave, is the opposite. Here, 5,600 years ago, patient Stone Age laborers gouged emptiness from solid living rock, fashioning […]

Malta’s Hypogeum –

Vardzia is a cave monastery site in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some […]

Vardzia cave monastery –