Read more about the article Two Dozen Bronze Statues Of Gods Dating Back 2,000 Years Found In Italian Thermal Spring
The photo shows one of the bronze statues, dating back to ancient Roman times, which archaeologists in Italy have found in thermal baths in Tuscany, undated photo. The statues were found over the last two weeks in San Casciano dei Bagni, a hilltop town about 160 kilometres (100 miles) north of Rome, Italy. (Ministero della Cultura/Newsflash)

Two Dozen Bronze Statues Of Gods Dating Back 2,000 Years Found In Italian Thermal Spring

These 24 intact bronze statues of ancient gods dating back 2,000 years have been retrieved from an Italian thermal spring, with experts saying that the discovery will "rewrite history". Archaeologists working the dig site also found 5,000 gold, silver and bronze coins, according to the Italian Ministry of Culture. The…

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Read more about the article Tracks Of Ancient Human Found In Spain Are 300k Years Old
Picture shows a footprint at the site of Matalascaas in Spain, undated. The hominid fossil footprints date back 300,000 years. (Eduardo Mayoral/Newsflash)

Tracks Of Ancient Human Found In Spain Are 300k Years Old

Ancient human footprints found in southern Spain two years ago have been declared nearly 300,000 years old, making them unique in Europe. The footprints are now believed to be 200,000 years older than previously thought, meaning they correspond to a hominid species that predates the Neanderthals. The prints - found…

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Read more about the article Man Finds Iron-Age Viking Sword And Jewellery While Clearing Forest Undergrowth
Picture shows a Viking-era sword found in Janakkala, Finland, undated. A landowner clearing undergrowth in his forest, found a Viking-era sword, called the regional history association who then discovered jewellery an other items. (Reijo Hyvonen/Newsflash)

Man Finds Iron-Age Viking Sword And Jewellery While Clearing Forest Undergrowth

A man has found an Iron-Age Viking sword and jewellery while clearing some undergrowth in his forest in Finland, yet despite the fact that they suspect there are more treasures - the local heritage committee does not have the cash to dig them up. The man, who has not been…

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Read more about the article Tools Dating Back Half A Million Years And Used By Extinct Human Ancestors Unearthed In Polish Cave
Picture shows the artefacts and drawings of them, during the analysis, undated. The flint tools discovered over 50 years ago in Tunel Wielki cave, in Poland were found to be half a million years old after an extensive project aimed at analysing artefacts by the University of Warsaw. (M. Kot/Newsflash)

Tools Dating Back Half A Million Years And Used By Extinct Human Ancestors Unearthed In Polish Cave

These tools used by an extinct ancestor of modern-day humans and found in a cave in Poland have been dated back half a million years. The impressive discovery was made at the Tunel Wielki cave in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship in south-eastern Poland, with experts saying that the discovery challenges…

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Read more about the article 70-Million-Year-Old Fossilised Dinosaur Eggs Unveiled
Picture shows dinosaur egg fossil, undated. After research by many fossil experts, it is preliminarily determined that the dinosaur egg fossil found in Wuning, Jiangxi in China was from the Late Cretaceous, about 70 million years ago. (Wuning County Museum/AsiaWire)

70-Million-Year-Old Fossilised Dinosaur Eggs Unveiled

A scientific research team has unveiled a site with well-preserved fossilised dinosaur eggs that date back almost 70 million years in south-eastern China. Woman takes a picture of the dinosaur egg fossil, undated. After research by many fossil experts, it is preliminarily determined that the dinosaur egg fossil found in…

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Read more about the article Horrified Customs Cops Find Whole Roast Antelopes In Luggage
Image shows one of the two roasted antelopes, undated photo. Customs officers found the two animals during luggage check at the Munich airport in Germany. (Hauptzollamt Munchen/Newsflash)

Horrified Customs Cops Find Whole Roast Antelopes In Luggage

Horrified customs officials have seized two roasted whole antelopes from an air passenger's luggage who claimed she needed them for a "snack". The passenger - from Ghana, West Africa - had landed in Munich, Germany, according to reports from 11th October. But as her bags were X-rayed, shocked officials made…

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Read more about the article Incredible Discovery Of 44 Solid Gold Coins Dating Back 1,400 Years
Picture shows the 44 pure gold coins, undated. The coins minted between 602 and 641 AD was discovered during an archaeological excavation by the Antiquities Authority at the Banius site within the Hermon River Nature Reserve, Israel. (Dafna Gazit, Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Incredible Discovery Of 44 Solid Gold Coins Dating Back 1,400 Years

A team of archaeologists in Israel has unearthed 44 Byzantine solid gold coins hidden under a wall 1,400 years ago. Experts believe the coins were stashed around the time of the Muslim overthrow of the region before their owner fled. https://youtu.be/p75VYLGy3dY Yaniv Berman, Antiquities Authority/Newsflash Images show the team working…

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Read more about the article Woman Lived With Hubby’s Mummified Corpse For Months
Picture shows Elsterwerda, Germany, undated. An unidentified woman, 60, kept the body of her dead husband, 67, for months in their apartment, in the city. (Newsflash)

Woman Lived With Hubby’s Mummified Corpse For Months

A woman in Germany lived with the mummified corpse of her dead husband in the other room for months before anyone noticed. The gruesome discovery took place on Berliner Strasse, in the town of Elsterwerda, in the north-eastern German state of Brandenburg. The unnamed man was reportedly 60 at the…

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Read more about the article Mayan Ruler Reincarnated As The God Of Corn In New Discovery
The stone disc with the iconographic representation of the young maize god, undated. It was recovered in 2021, in the Temple of the Sun of the Archaeological Zone of Tonina, Mexico. (INAH/Newsflash)

Mayan Ruler Reincarnated As The God Of Corn In New Discovery

An ancient ruler embodied by the Mayan god of corn in the underworld can be seen on an astonishingly well-preserved stone disk recently extracted from the Temple of the Sun in Mexico. The figure appears to be seated on a throne and is wearing a jade beaded skirt along with…

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Read more about the article Remains Of Mercenaries Who Fought For Britain In American War Of Independence Uncovered
A rare 1766 King George III gold guinea, the equivalent of a soldiers wages for a month, found during the Red Bank Battlefield Archaeology Project excavation in undated photo. Archaeologists uncovered remains of what they believe are 14 individuals at Revolutionary War Battlefield. (Courtesy of Rowan University/Newsflash)

Remains Of Mercenaries Who Fought For Britain In American War Of Independence Uncovered

A team of archaeologists has unearthed what they believe are 14 German mercenaries who fought for Britain during the American War of Independence. The discovery - which occurred 245 years after the Battle of the Red Bank - came as a surprise to the team at the Red Bank Battlefield…

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