Located about 1,300 feet from the Great Sphinx herself, and very obviouly the abodes of workers building the loast of the three great pyramids - that of Menkaure - this place is also known by its Arabic name - Heit el-Ghurab - on occasion dubbed Lost City of the Pyramid Builders
Who were the bog bodies? Why were they interned that way? Were they criminals, or sacred? Were they victims or volunteers? This essay will look at the bog bodies of northwestern Europe dating from 400BC to 400AD.
The jewellery found with them included twisted-metal necklaces - known as torcs - large bronze brooches decorated with precious coral, also hint at the high status these women must have enjoyed.
This startling burial dates back to between 2,200 and 2,500 B.C. — the Copper Age, not long after the building of Stonehenge, some 60 miles away.
This 4,500 year-old - and thus at least 1,000 years earlier than any other yet found - port structure helped extend the domain of the iconic pharoah, in the shipping of copper and other minerals to the rest of the Mediterranean world.
It is known through historic sources that the site was located in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis - these days known as Pamukkale
Hundreds of eggs, shells and nests were found, where earlier only one type of dinosaur egg had been documented in this area - these being the eggs of the species Megaloolithus Siruguei
This short-reigning monarch died in the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, the last Plantagenet King, and a 528-year mystery has finally been solved.
This is the first time this type of teratoma has been found by scientists in an ancient world skeleton, making the find extraordinary.
The medicine contained a mixture of mineral and plant materials, most abundant ingredients zinc compounds - called calmina, these were as popular in ancient medicine just as they are today.
Reduced through boiling and heating, the belief being that this action would lock in the spirit of the slain enemy and thus protect the killers from revenge of the supernatural kind.
These badly eroded but now restored images appear to show a pharaoh - with attendant prisoners and animals - riding boats in what is believed a tax-collecting tour.
Cranial deformation in Mesoamerican cultures was used to differentiate one social group from another and for ritual purpose.
History is very important in shaping future. History has two sides: open and buried. We call the buried history and unseen history as pre-historic. What is known to the world is very little. What has been buried and lost is a very large one. Modern world is trying to find out the unkn...
It is now believed known how it was was orchestrated, and who indeed created the fake remains of Piltdown man, supposedly discovered in a gravel pit in Piltdown, East Sussex, in 1912 alongside animal fossils and stone tools.
The archaeologist team are re-assembling the largest of these nested sarcophagi - it is truly massive, at over 13 ft long, 7 ft wide and 8 ft high - when built it was undoubtedly quite colourful.
Prehistoric artists were actually better than 19th and 20th century at accurately depicting the way four-legged animals walk.
This gigantic cavern system once housed hundreds of people, in what was, potentially, one of the oldest and most important prehistoric villages in Europe
There is now no doubt that Indonesia was inhabited by people with sophisticated technology, with history that might well start before 4 AD.
That strange name literally translates as alien horned-face, in direct reference to the strange pattern of horns that adorn the head and brow, such creatures - in this part of the fossil record - very rare indeed.
People that had been considered the so-called dangerous dead - vampires - were buried in a way that would prevent them rising from their graves to plague the living.
All DNA bonds in bone would be completely destroyed after 6.8 million years or so. That would obviously mean that anything living long before this time would now be irrecoverable, realistically.
What is fascinating is that both prosthetic devices show significant evidence of heavy use, featuring holes for lacings to either attach them.
The figure seems in all likelihood to have been carved out of the Chinga iron meteorite, which fell about 15,000 years ago between Mongolia and Siberia.
Strangely, it turned out that one of the skeletons, which proved to be male, buried in a crouching position, was in fact not just the remains of one person, but an assemblage of several different individuals.