Archeology findings have most often helped us complete the missing links in our history, solving puzzling matters related to the human and the animal species that were extinct. We managed to find out more about previous civilizations and understand the ancient yet evolved peoples who lived thousands of years before us. We also found some weird, extraterrestrial-like archeological remains that puzzled our existence even more. Here are some of them.
A Viking mass grave discovered in 2009 in Dorset, UK, was believed to hold the skulls of the frightening Jomsvikings, a group of fierce and bloodthirsty mercenaries that raided along the coast of England around the year 10
The Book of the Dead is a highly controversial document of spells for the afterlife in the Egyptian tradition. Recently, almost 100 fragments of this scroll were found in the basement of the Queensland Museum.
A recent macabre finding near the Black Sea was a supposedly vampire corpse that was stabbed many times with a stake, the weapon still protruding from its chest. In Bugaria, it was believed that anybody who was thought to
A mass tomb containing dozens of human adult skeletons arranged inside a circle of babies skeletons was discovered in 2012, in Peru, which shows clear signs of sacrifice ceremonies being made at the temple of Pachacamac, b
Cannibalism seems to have been practiced by Neanderthals as a few 49,000-year-old Neanderthal skeletons that were dug up in Spain showed clear marks of human teeth on them.
Another bizarre archeological finding was a perfectly preserved brain inside a skull dating from the Iron Age, in Northern England which allowed complex tests to be carried out.
Ancient wombats were not as small and cute as those nowadays, but rather monstrous-looking, like a cross-breed between a rhinoceros and a grizzly bear. In 2012, some Australian scientists found a mass grave containing appr
Found in 1191 by a group of hikers, in Austria, the perfectly preserved ancient ice-corpse, lately named Otzi de Iceman, proved to have belonged to a an old man who lived about 5,300 years ago. The most interesting thing a
A sample of King Louis XVI’s blood was found in a calabash, on a handkerchief preserved as a revolutionary souvenir, after his beheading on January 21st 1793.
The Alien skulls of Mexico were discovered in a mass grave comprised of 25 ancient corpses. Although rather alien-looking, researchers inclined towards the idea that the skulls were reshaped on purpose, resembling some of