Mummified monk revealed inside 1,000-year-old Buddha statue

Mummified monk revealed inside 1,000-year-old Buddha statue Scientific tests have revealed that an ancient Buddhist statue contains a 1,000-year-old mummified monk’s perfectly preserved remains in what is thought to be the only such example in the world. The monk, who is sitting in the lotus position, is thought to have starved himself to death in …

3000-year-old trousers discovered in Chinese grave oldest ever found

3000-year-old trousers discovered in Chinese grave oldest ever found That’s right–1000 years before Christ’s birth these were worn. Archaeologists say the two men whose remains have recently been excavated from tombs in western China put their pants on one leg at a time, just as the rest of us are doing today. With straight-fitting legs …

50,000-Year-Old String Shows Neanderthals Were Technologically Advanced

50,000-Year-Old String Shows Neanderthals Were Technologically Advanced Tiny bits of twisted plant fibres found on an ancient stone tool indicate that sophisticated cords such as string and rope were able to be produced and used by Neanderthals. Cords made from twisted fibres are so ubiquitous today that it’s easy to take them for granted. But …

Kailasa Temple, The Massive Temple Was Chiseled By Hand For More Than 20 Years

Kailasa Temple, The Massive Temple Was Chiseled By Hand For More Than 20 Years Archeologists have recently uncovered a temple in what could be the world’s next wonder, carved out of mountain rock by ancients. The temple is known as the Kailasa Temple in Elora, Maharashtra, India. Some people call it the Kailash. The temple …

Archaeologists Find 1,800-Year-Old Wall Carving Of A Penis

Archaeologists Find 1,800-Year-Old Wall Carving Of A Penis Hadrian’s Wall was a barrier constructed by the Romans to protect them from enemy hordes of barbarians. What remains of the structure is millennia old, and it remains a testament to its structural integrity to this day. Repairs were often required, of course, for which loyal soldiers …

Enormous Roman Mosaic Found Under Farmer’s Field

Enormous Roman Mosaic Found Under Farmer’s Field A giant poolside mosaic featuring intricate geometric patterns has been Excavated in southern Turkey, revealing the far-reaching influence of the Roman Empire at its peak. The mosaic, which once decorated the floor of a bath complex, abuts a 25 foot (7-meter)-long pool, which would have been open to the …