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The Tarim Mummies of China

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An amazing discovery of 2000-4000 year old Caucasian descent mummies in the Tarim basin of Western China occurred in the early 90s. But more amazing than the discovery itself was the astonishing fact that the mummies were blond haired and long nosed. In 1993, Victor Mayer a college professor collected DNA from the mummies and his tests verified that the bodies were all of European genetic stock. Ancient... 

Scientists confirm pyramids in Bosnia are oldest known pyramids in the world

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Bosnian pyramids have been finally confirmed. Pyramid experts from all over the world have confirmed the existence of the Bosnian pyramids. In addition, 90% of all these experts said that the the Bosnian pyramids are by far the world’s largest and oldest pyramids. There are five (5) pyramids in Bosnia and it is said that they are 12000-26000 years old. In 2010 UNESCO added the Bosnian pyramids... 

King Tut's DNA is Western European

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Despite the refusal of the Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, to release any DNA results which might indicate the racial ancestry of Pharaoh Tutankhamen, the leaked results reveal that King Tut’s DNA is a 99.6 percent match with Western European Y chromosomes. The DNA test results were inadvertently revealed on a Discovery Channel TV documentary filmed... 

57 ancient tombs with mummies unearthed in Egypt

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Archeologists have unearthed 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of which hold an ornately painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities said Sunday. The oldest tombs date back to around 2750 B.C. during the period of Egypt’s first and second dynasties, the council said in a statement. Twelve of the tombs belong the 18th dynasty which ruled Egypt during... 

Archaeologists Unearth 7,000-Year-Old Swastika in North-Western Bulgaria

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The Swastika is a symbol much older than previously thought, with origins both in Europe and Asia A pottery fragment with the image of a swastika, dating to 7,000 years ago, and an ancient female adornment with a phallus are among the artefacts shown for the first time as part of the on-going exhibition “Gods, Symbols and Ancient Signs” in the museum in Vratsa in north-western Bulgaria. The swastika-decorated... 

Scientists get closer to real-life Jurassic Park after extracting DNA from fossilised eggshells

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A real-life Jurassic Park for extinct creatures has moved a step closer after scientists extracted DNA from the fossilised eggshells of birds Genetic material was pinpointed for the giant moa and 10ft tall, half tonne elephant birds that died out hundreds of years ago. Researchers said the successful recovery of ancient DNA from eggshell ‘has major implications in the fields of archaeology and... 

Huge head of pharaoh unearthed in Egypt

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The head was part of a gigantic statue with its hands crossed over its chest A colossal red granite head of one of Egypt’s most famous pharaohs has been unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, officials said. The 3,000-year-old head of Amenhotep III – grandfather of Tutankhamun – was dug out of the ruins of the pharaoh’s mortuary temple. Experts say it is the best preserved... 

Computer Indicates Ancient Europeans more Advanced than Previously Believed

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A device so complicated that “if it had not been discovered in 1901, no-one would have believed it possible” — this is the finding of a (relatively) new study of the famous Antikythera mechanism, dating from 150 BC. Found by chance by sponge divers in the wreck of a Roman vessel off the Greek island of Antikythera, it was at first presumed to be the inner workings of a sophisticated clock... 

Is this the lost city of Atlantis? Grainy images released showing city-like structures beneath the Caribbean Sea

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Herald de Paris: Guarding the location’s coordinates carefully, the project’s leader, who wishes to remain anonymous at this time, says the city could be thousands of years old; possibly even pre-dating the ancient Egyptian pyramids, at Giza. A group of ‘undersea archaeologists’ have become the latest to claim they have uncovered the lost city of Atlantis. The scientists – who... 

Mysteries of computer from 65BC are solved

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  A 2,000-year-old mechanical computer salvaged from a Roman shipwreck has astounded scientists who have finally unravelled the secrets of how the sophisticated device works. The machine was lost among cargo in 65BC when the ship carrying it sank in 42m of water off the coast of the Greek island of Antikythera. By chance, in 1900, a sponge diver called Elias Stadiatos discovered the wreck and recovered... 

Chinese Skull Find Puts ‘Out of Africa’ Theory in Question

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Chinese archaeologists have uncovered a 100,000- year-old fossilized human skull in central China which may throw new light on the origins of the human race, national media said on Thursday. The well-preserved skull was found in the central Chinese province of Henan, and Chinese scientists say it could disprove the widely-held theory that Homo sapiens originated in Africa. The majority of Chinese... 

Peru’s White Mummies

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Hands over her eyes and her face gripped with terror, the woman’s fear of death is all too obvious. The remarkable mummy was found in a hidden burial vault in the Amazon. It is at least 600 years old and has survived thanks to the embalming skills of her tribe, the Chachapoyas or cloud warriors. Eleven further mummies were recovered from the massive cave complex 82ft down. The vault – which... 

Egypt Antiquities Chief: Tutankhamun Was Not Black

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Egyptian antiquities supremo Zahi Hawass insisted Tuesday that Tutankhamun was not black despite calls by US black activists to recognise the boy king’s dark skin colour. “Tutankhamun was not black, and the portrayal of ancient Egyptian civilisation as black has no element of truth to it,” Hawass told reporters. “Egyptians are not Arabs and are not Africans despite the fact... 

Chinese eat Dinosaur Bones Soup

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Villagers in central China dug up a ton of dinosaur bones and boiled them in soup or ground them into powder for traditional medicine, believing they were from flying dragons and had healing powers. Until last year, the fossils were being sold in Henan province as “dragon bones” at about 4 yuan (50 cents) per kilogram (2.2 pounds), scientist Dong Zhiming told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Dong,... 
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