Who were the Moundbuilders?

Most people consider our society to be highly advanced and sophisticated, especially when compared to any of the previous ones that came before us, yet we, collectively, cannot even answer the question: When did human history actually begin?  It seems a simple enough question, but not a single person, throughout recorded history, has managed to […]

Conehead Mummies and Egyptian Hieroglyphs

The data about the cone head skulls found near the town of Ica, Peru is incomplete, and that makes the correct assessment of their age, origin, and context with other hominids uncertain.  I visited the Ica musuem and viewed the mummies to find them very peculiar and a bit of a mystery.  Some of the […]

Etymology of words shows connection between ancient cultures

Very similar ideas or concepts managed to seep into many different cultures spanning the globe. One concept is the various translations of certain symbols or word meanings, in this case in English translated roughly to “breath” or “spirit,” has similar meanings in cultures across the globe throughout history.  The meaning is interpreted in a slightly […]

Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

When modern scientists attempt to understand Egyptian hieroglyphics, they have to perceive language in a different way.   In the hieroglyphs, the letter is the carrier of the concept and each word is the extended sentence.   The words work more like an acronym. For example,  you don’t try to pronounce the word, like in […]

Fast Facts @ History

Stimulate your mind by taking a moment to read about these prominent historical quotes and facts: Greenwich Mean Time is by which the world sets its clock. The Maya & the Aztecs worshiped Venus which represented their Rain God The Aztec sun stone measuring 13 feet has the God Tonatiuh in the center Babylonian tablet […]

Clovis & Topper Civilizations – Man In North America 50,000 Years Ago?

Topper is an archaeological site located along the Savannah River in Allendale County, South Carolina in the United States. It is noted as the location of controversial artifacts believed by some archaeologists to indicate human habitation of the New World as far back as 50,000 years ago. Since the 1930s, the prevailing theory concerning the […]

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    Comet Strike Evidence Found in Tutankamun’s Brooch and the Sahara Desert

    A comet strike hit the Earth long ago, and evidence has been discovered in Tutankhamun’s brooch by African and international researchers. The comet entered Earth’s atmosphere above Egypt about 28 million years ago and exploded, “raining down a shock wave of fire which obliterated every life form in its path,” according to the researchers. The […]

  • Icebergs Sail to Florida in ancient days

    Icebergs Sailed to Florida on Ice Age Floods

    Imagine icebergs as tall as the Eiffel Tower silently drifting by Florida’s balmy beaches. Add a few braying walruses, and mammoths grazing nearby on a broad coastal plain, and there’s Ice Age Florida for you. And believe it or not, the icebergs are among the most indisputable parts of this picture. During the last Ice […]

  • Geoglyph constructed by children is 6,000 years old

    Geoglyph constructed by children is 6,000 years old

    Children were involved in the construction of a geoglyph in the Urals which was only discovered thanks to images taken from space. It predates Peru’s famous Nazca Lines by thousands of years, archaeologists have announced. But they are no nearer answering why ancient man made it, nor can they yet fathom which group built the […]

  • Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Greek Mosaics in Zeugma, Turkey

    Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Greek Mosaics in Zeugma, Turkey

    The Zeugma excavation project conducted by Oxford Archaeology and supported by Packhard Humanities Institute and the Ministry of Culture of Turkey has recently unearthed three ancient Greek mosaics in the Turkish city of Zeugma. Zeugma had received some press and support in 2000 after flooding caused by construction began to bury and damage artifacts in […]

  • Napta Playa

    Napta Playa

    Nestled in the Nubian Desert is an archaeological basin that has ties to some of the most ancient cultures that inhabited Earth.  There are many African sites that have been left to the devices of time, unprotected, and unexplored.   Luckily, many of the sites have been preserved by the totally dry climate where they exist.  […]

  • Who were the Nephilim?

    Who were the Nephilim?

    In the Bible it states, “The Nephilim were on earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men that were of old, the men of renown.”   There is a great deal of controversy that […]

  • Myths about Hell & Subterranean places

    Myths about Hell & Subterranean places

    Cultures throughout history describe entrances into underworlds. Below is a list of ancient civilizations and the underworlds that they describe in their oral, pictorial, and written histories. Hell is related to the concept of the underworld. In the myths of many ancient cultures, the underworld was the mysterious and often gloomy realm of the dead. […]

  • Mystery of The Yonaguni Monument In Japan

    Mystery of The Yonaguni Monument In Japan

    In the 1980s, the special rock formations on the seabed in Yonaguni, Japan were found. Some believe that they are created by nature itself, while others believe they are man-made. Other historians have argued that the last time this place was above water was 10,000 years ago. Viewing underwater images, it is hard not to […]

  • Hermetic Secrets in Architecture:  Nashville, Tennessee

    Hermetic Secrets in Architecture: Nashville, Tennessee

    Although constructed two centuries apart, Nashville Tennessee has two reproductions of mythic temples, – The Parthenon and Mount Meru.   The symbolism does not end with mythic temples and figures.  Many places in Tennessee share names with those of antiquity:  Memphis, Alexandria, Athens, Carthage, Sparta, Troy, Bethlehem, Lebanon, and others.  A statue of Hermes soars above […]

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