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Inti, Sun God of the Inca, Spawned the First Rulers of An Unforgettable Empire
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Marty
- 11 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In the mythology / religious belief system of the Incas, Inti was the god of the Sun, and one of the most important deities in the Inca pantheon. As a solar deity, Inti is closely associated with agriculture, as this heavenly body provides...
Humans Occupied Tibetan Plateau Thousands of Years Earlier Than Previously Thought
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Marty
- 11 days ago - ancient-origins.net
That conclusion challenges the previously held view that permanent human occupation of the Tibetan Plateau began no earlier than 5,200 years ago, after the advent of agriculture. The new finding is, however, consistent with research...
Dunino Den: Mysterious And Sacred Ancient Site In Scotland With Enigmatic Rock Faces And Symbols
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Marty
- 11 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Located in a forest behind a church, Dunino Den is an ancient site in Scotland shrouded in mystery. It was once an important pre-Christian site and it is still visited by modern Pagans, but also Christian worshippers...
Ancient Stonehenge-Like 'Calendar Rock' Aligns With Winter Solstice
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Marty
- 12 days ago - seeker.com
The holed Neolithic rock was discovered Nov. 30, 2016 on a hill near a prehistoric necropolis six miles from Gela, on the southern coast of Sicily, by a team who was surveying some World War II-era bunkers....
2,300 Years and Still Shining: Archaeologists Unearth Brilliantly Preserved Chinese Sword
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Marty
- 13 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A team of Chinese archaeologists have excavated a brilliant sword that is still sharp and shining despite its age of more than 2,300 years. The amazing discovery was made in an ancient tomb in the city of Xinuang...
Xochicalco: Stunning Ruins Of Sacred City Linked To Maya and Aztecs Civilizations
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Marty
- 14 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Many of the so-called Aztec temples were temples that existed before the Aztec empire did. Many peoples and cities were conquered and forced to pay tribute, becoming a part of the Aztec Empire...
Where Sumerian Rulers Lie: The Royal Tombs of Ur
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Marty
- 15 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Royal Tombs of Ur is a 5,800-year-old Sumerian burial site of around 2,000 graves located in the ancient city of Ur in southern Mesopotamia (in the south of modern day Iraq). Sixteen of the graves were designated as royal due...
Ground Radar Reveals Strong Anomalies In Harpenden, UK Is An Ancient Roman City Hidden Beneath The Ground?
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Marty
- 15 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
Harpenden is a small town in the county of Hertfordshire, England. Analysis from ground penetrating radar GPR survey reveals strong anomalies consistent with a large rectangular stone building in Harpenden...
Scientists Have Almost Completed the Resurrection of Extinct Aurochs and Plan to Reintroduce Them to the Wild
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Marty
- 15 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A group of scientists is attempting to re-wild 1 million hectares (2.47 million acres) of European lands, and one of the keys in the circle of life will be reintroducing the fierce, huge, wild aurochs, an ancestor of modern cattle...
10 Strange, Unexpected, and Controversial Discoveries From 2016
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Marty
- 16 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Anomalies have been documented for centuries, and while many odd events or unusual artifacts have been explained over the years, strange happenings continue to incite controversy and imagination. Historians and archaeologists often...
30 Great Archaeological Discoveries In Scandinavia 2016
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Marty
- 17 days ago - messagetoeagle.com
2016 was a very successful year for archaeologists excavating in Scandinavia. Several remarkable ancient findings were made in the Nordic countries. Some of these ancient discoveries helped to solve ancient mysteries...
Nearly Lost From The Pages of History, Mari Is The Oldest Known Planned City in the World
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Marty
- 17 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The 7,000-year-old ancient city of Mari (known today as Tell Hariri) is one of the oldest known cities in the world, located on the west bank of the Euphrates River in what was once northern Mesopotamia...
Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2016: From Lost Cities to Ancient Tombs, Shrines, Maps and Unknown Species
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Marty
- 17 days ago - ancient-origins.net
This year has provided an array of exciting, and sometimes puzzling, discoveries for archaeologists and ancient history enthusiasts. Looking back to our most ancient ancestors, a few of the fascinating finds highlighted the fact...
Astounding Ancient Assyria: The Grand Palace of Assurnasirpal
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Marty
- 18 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The grand palace of Assurnasirpal (Ashurnasirpal) II was one of the most incredible sites of ancient Assyria. Located in Nimrud, Iraq, the immense palace was richly decorated with sophisticated alabaster reliefs. It was a true power center...
New Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered: Archaeologists Excited to Unearth Two New Fragments in the Cave of Skulls
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Marty
- 18 days ago - ancient-origins.net
The Dead Sea Scrolls are a set of nearly 1,000 manuscripts in Hebrew, Aramaic, and ancient Greek, which contain some of the oldest known versions of the Hebrew Bible and are said to be one of the greatest archaeological finds in history...

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