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Pre-Incan Pyramid Discovered in Peru

"A newly uncovered pyramid structure in central Peru could upend the way researchers have thought of the area regarding its importance in Incan hierarchy..."
Posted: 02 January 2017 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: 9news.com.au
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Natural or Man-Made? Chinese 'UFO Rock' Confounds Experts

"A Chinese villager claimed he had discovered a boulder that shaped like a UFO. Xia Changjun reportedly found the rock as he drove in a mountain in central China's Hubei Province..."
Posted: 30 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Scans Unveil Secrets of World's Oldest Mummies

"The world's oldest mummies have just had an unusual check-up. More than 7,000 years after they were embalmed by the Chinchorro people, an ancient civilization in modern-day Chile and Peru, 15 mummies were taken to a Santiago clinic last week to undergo DNA analysis and computerized tomography scans..."
Posted: 27 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: phys.org
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Ancient Skeleton Returned to Native Americans for Reburial

"Kennewick Man will finally be laid to rest, it has been decided. One of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in North America will be given back to American Indian tribes in Washington state for reburial..."
Posted: 20 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Amazon 'Stonehenge' Mystifies Archaeologists

"You’re probably pretty familiar with Stonehenge in the UK, a group of several-thousand-year-old stones built and arranged for unknown reasons. But did you know there’s a similar group of stones in the Amazon?.."
Posted: 16 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: iflscience.com
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Ancient Lost City Discovered Buried Beneath Greece

"If you think the lost history of humanity has all been uncovered, think again. An international team of archaeologists have discovered a previously unknown ancient city on the Thessalian plains in central Greece..."
Posted: 16 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: now.howstuffworks.com
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DNA from Mummy May Help to Pinpoint the Origins of Smallpox

"The surprise find of smallpox DNA in a child mummy from the 17th century could help scientists start to trace the mysterious history of this notorious virus..."
Posted: 10 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: npr.org
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Queen Nefertari's Mummified Legs Uncovered?

"Scientists have conducted a thorough analysis of the ancient, mummified leg bones found in Queen Nefertari’s tomb, in an attempt to figure out if the bones really belong to the famous queen..."
Posted: 04 December 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: foxnews.com
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Antarctic 'Pyramid' Discovered on Google Earth

"The startling pictures show a four-side structure which bears an uncanny resemblance to the pyramids of Giza in Egypt..."
Posted: 21 November 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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1,500-Year-Old Stone Monument Unearthed in Kazakhstan

"Archaeologists have uncovered a gigantic, 1,500-year-old stone monument near the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan..."
Posted: 17 November 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: sciencealert.com
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'Original' Pyramid Found at Mayan Ruins in Mexico

"Archaeologists have discovered what may be the original structure built at the pyramid of Kukulkan at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, experts said Wednesday..."
Posted: 17 November 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: cbsnews.com
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Were Mysterious Metallic 'Cauldrons' Built by Ancient Aliens?

"A story popped up this week concerning a region of Siberia whose Russian name means 'Valley of Death' and the mysterious partially-submerged metal cauldrons alleged to be seen there that have defied explanation and have been attributed to aliens..."
Posted: 28 October 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: mysteriousuniverse.org
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Fleet of 'Ghost Ships' Discovered at the Bottom of the Black Sea

"Scientists have discovered a shipwreck graveyard in the depths of the Black Sea holding dozens of vessels from the Ottoman and Byzantine periods..."
Posted: 25 October 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: mirror.co.uk
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250,000 Year Old Aluminium Object Sparks Ancient Alien Theories

"A mysterious piece of ancient metallic aluminum proves that UFOs visited and landed on Earth 250,000 years ago, UFO researchers have claimed sensationally..."
Posted: 22 October 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: inquisitr.com
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Experts Discover Two Unknown 'Cavities' in Egypt's Great Pyramid

"Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza could contain two previously unknown 'cavities', scientists using radiography to scan the millennia-old monument said on Saturday..."
Posted: 16 October 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: scoopwhoop.com
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Aliens Built First Airport in 4000 BC, Claims Iraqi Minister

"In a recent statement by a senior Iraqi official, Sumerians, early settlers of Mesopotamia, were helped by aliens to build first launch facility for their spacecraft 7,000 years ago (approx. 4000 BC), to help them venture into the outer solar system..."
Posted: 08 October 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: hngn.com
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Druids and Pagans Descend on Stonehenge to Celebrate Equinox

"Hundreds of druids and pagans descended on Stonehenge today to celebrate the equinox as autumn began. Visitors headed to the famous 5,000-year-old site in Wiltshire in the dark to ensure they got to see the sun rise..."
Posted: 22 September 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Unexplained Stone Structures Found Off Australia's Coast

"Archeologists with the University of Western Australia have discovered a mysterious set of stone structures not far from the Dampier Archipelago in northwestern Australia..."
Posted: 15 September 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: mysteriousuniverse.org
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Scottish Neolithic Carvings Revealed for the First Time in 50 Years

"Hidden within a scrap of woodland on the edge of a Scottish housing estate is one of Europe's most important artworks. Buried to protect it from vandals, a slab of rock etched with Stone Age carvings is perhaps one the UK's most neglected prehistoric sites..."
Posted: 07 September 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Expensive Replicas of Mysterious Voynich Manuscript to Be Sold

"Armchair cryptographers, rejoice: A Spanish publisher plans to release replicas of the Voynich Manuscript, a book that no one knows how to read..."
Posted: 25 August 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: cbsnews.com
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Ancient Structure Discovered on Orkney

"A mysterious stone structure has been uncovered at one of Scotland's most famous ring of standing stones. Archaeologists digging at the Ring on Brodgar on Orkney say that the layout of a series of newly-found slabs is unlike anything previously found on the islands..."
Posted: 22 August 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: heraldscotland.com
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New Evidence Links 5000 Year Old Standing Stones to the Stars

"Scientists have for the first time proven that the 5,000-year-old great circles — the earliest standing stone monuments in Britain that predate the Stonehenge — were constructed specifically in line with the movements of the Sun and Moon..."
Posted: 19 August 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: indialivetoday.com
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The 'World's Oldest Pyramid' Discovered in Kazakhstan

"What is thought to be the world’s first ever pyramid has been discovered, but it isn’t in Egypt. It’s in Kazakhstan, some 4,000 miles away..."
Posted: 16 August 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: metro.co.uk
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New Evidence Suggests Truth Behind China's Mythical Great Flood

"The apocryphal tale of a natural disaster creating the country’s First Dynasty is backed up by a recent archaeological excavation..."
Posted: 09 August 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: newstatesman.com
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Mysterious Canal System Discovered Under Mayan Pyramid

"Mexican archaeologists have discovered a canal system under the pyramid containing the tomb of a Mayan ruler. The hydraulic system was found under the Temple of the Inscriptions..."
Posted: 28 July 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: thehindu.com
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Expert Supports Theory Ancient Chinese Made It to America

"Petroglyphs found across North America have suggested that ancient Chinese explorers made contact with Native Americans..."
Posted: 05 July 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theepochtimes.com
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'Pyramid of Atlantis' Found on Google Maps?

"Alien hunters are claiming to have found a massive alien structure on Google's Earth mapping tool. The pyramid-shaped object is thought to measure around 8.5 miles wide and was spotted deep in the Pacific Ocean..."
Posted: 01 July 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Bizarre, 'Long-Headed Woman' from Ancient Kingdom Revealed

"The grave of a woman with a bizarre, long-headed skull has been unearthed in Korea. The woman was part of the ancient Silla culture, which ruled much of the Korean peninsula for nearly a millennium..."
Posted: 23 June 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Great Pyramid of Giza is Slightly Lopsided

"The Great Pyramid of Giza may be a Wonder of the Ancient World, but it's not perfect: Its base is a little lopsided because its builders made a teensy mistake when constructing it, new research reveals..."
Posted: 20 June 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Massive Monument Discovered at Ancient City of Petra

"Satellite imagery has revealed a monumental structure dating back more than 2,000 years at the World Heritage site of Petra in Jordan..."
Posted: 13 June 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Greek Sunken 'Atlantis' Explained as Natural Formation

"Three years ago, divers exploring the waters near the Greek island of Zakynthos found an underwater formation that they initially believed to be part of a lost city. The cobblestone-like appearance of a paved road, and doughnut-shaped circular structures that could have been parts of a colonnade, brought up ideas of an ancient lost city like Atlantis or Lemuria..."
Posted: 05 June 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: inquisitr.com
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King Tut's Blade Was Made of Meteorite, Claim Scientists

"King Tut was buried with a dagger made of an iron that literally came from space, says a new study into the composition of the iron blade from the sarcophagus of the boy king..."
Posted: 01 June 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: space.com
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Unexplained Stone Circles 'Built by Neanderthals' Discovered in France

"Rings of stalagmites found in a cave in France suggest that our ancient relatives were surprisingly skilled builders..."
Posted: 27 May 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Stonehenge Wasn't So Hard to Build After All, Claim Archaeologists

"It is an archaeological conundrum that has baffled generations of experts. Just how did prehistoric Britons manage to transport the huge bluestones of Stonehenge some 140 miles from the Preseli Mountains in Wales to their final home on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire..."
Posted: 24 May 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Diver Discovers 'African Atlantis' Off Tanzania's Mafia Island

"A diver has discovered what appears to be an ancient sunken city off Mafia Island in Tanzania. Diver Alan Sutton, from Seaunseen, had originally been looking for the remains of an old fort rumoured to have been washed away to sea, but instead he came across the remains of a wall stretching almost 4km..."
Posted: 15 May 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ibtimes.co.uk
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'World War Zero' Brought Down Mystery Civilisation of 'Sea People'

"The Trojan War was a grander event than even Homer would have us believe. The famous conflict may have been one of the final acts in what one archaeologist has controversially dubbed 'World War Zero' – an event he claims brought the eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age world crashing down 3200 years ago..."
Posted: 13 May 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: newscientist.com
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Canadian Teen Discovers Forgotten Mayan City

"A 15-year-old Canadian astronomer is believed to have discovered a forgotten Mayan city using an original technique he developed himself..."
Posted: 10 May 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: theblaze.com
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Pyramid Interior Revealed Using Cosmic Rays

"The internal structure of an ancient Egyptian pyramid was revealed for the first time using cosmic particles, a team of international researchers reports..."
Posted: 02 May 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: livescience.com
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Bosnian Archaeologist Claims Giant Sphere is Sign of Ancient Civilisation

"Archaeologists have found a giant mysterious sphere embedded in the ground in Bosnia. They claim it is the largest man-made stone ball in Europe, and the oldest in the world, dating back more than 1,500 years ago..."
Posted: 14 April 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ibtimes.co.uk
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Million-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in the UK

"Extraordinary new evidence of Britain's first human inhabitants has been discovered in Norfolk. Around 50 footprints, made by members by an early species of prehistoric humans almost a million years ago, have been revealed by coastal erosion near the village of Happisburgh, in Norfolk, 17 miles north-east of Norwich..."
Posted: 11 April 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: independent.co.uk
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Father Crespi Cover-Up: The Mystery Deepens

"Earlier this month we reported on an investigation into the story of Father Crespi and his missing artifacts. The story of Father Crespi is a mysterious and controversial account of a priest in Ecuador involving claims of unknown civilizations, strange golden artifacts..."
Posted: 11 April 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World

"Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site..."
Posted: 03 April 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Ancient Monument Could Help Crack the Mysterious Etruscan Language

"Researchers found the inscribed slab near Florence and believe it might hold secrets behind the language of Italy's pre-Roman culture..."
Posted: 31 March 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: smithsonianmag.com
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Strange Underground Labyrinth May Have Been a Druid Temple

"The latest research at Gilmerton Cove suggests that the mysterious network of underground tunnels was once a Druid temple that dates back more than 2000 years. For centuries, the hand-carved passageways and hidden chambers have been linked to smugglers, the Knights Templar, and witchcraft..."
Posted: 15 March 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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Ancient Stone Age Handprints Declared 'Not Human' and 'Lizard Like'

"An analysis of tiny hand decorations in a Saharan rock shelter shows that they're decidedly not human. Tiny hands — originally assumed to be those of very young children or infants — were stenciled inside the outlines of adult hands on the wall of the Wadi Sura II rock shelter some 8,000 years ago..."
Posted: 02 March 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Scholar Claims to Have Unlocked the Secrets of the Pyramid Texts

"For years, scholars thought that the Pyramid Texts were merely a series of funeral prayers and magic spells intended to protect Egyptian royalty in the afterlife. But renowned classicist and linguist Susan Brind Morrow has a different interpretation of this sacred literature..."
Posted: 19 February 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: huffingtonpost.com
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New Nazca Lines Discovered in Peru

"Hidden for centuries beneath the sand and stone of Peru's Nazca Desert, strong winds have revealed previously unknown giant geoglyphs. Spotted from the air by pilot and researcher Eduardo Herrán Gómez de la Torre, a bird, camelids, and what may be a 60 metre long snake are among the shapes identified so far..."
Posted: 16 February 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: dailygrail.com
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Was Stonehenge a Two-Storey, Feasting and Performance Hall?

"Could the prehistoric Stonehenge megaliths once have been the support for a wooden, two-storey roundhouse, a venue for feasting, speakers and musicians?.."
Posted: 29 January 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: ancient-origins.net
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New Evidence Reveals Ancient Astronomers Used Modern Methods

"According to a newly translated cuneiform tablet, ancient Babylonian astronomers were the first to use surprisingly modern methods to track the path of Jupiter..."
Posted: 29 January 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: blogs.discovermagazine.com
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Ancient Tools Show Mysterious Humans Occupied Indonesian Island

"The diminutive prehistoric human species dubbed the 'Hobbit' that inhabited the isle of Flores apparently had company on other Indonesian islands long before our species, Homo sapiens, arrived on the scene..."
Posted: 14 January 2016 - Category: Lost Worlds and Civilizations - Source: reuters.com
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