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"Solved: the mystery of Britain's Bronze Age mummies"

Fascinating! “Turns out the Egyptians weren’t the only ones who mummified their dead.”

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"Secret pagan basilica in Rome emerges from the shadows after 2,000 years" - Telegraph

“An underground chamber that was a place of worship for a mysterious cult 2,000 years ago has opened to the public for the first time” If I ever get to Rome this will be on my must see list! 13 more words


The Esoteric Meaning of The Serpent

The serpent, sometimes depicted as a dragon, is perhaps the most confusing of esoteric symbols.

It essentially means wisdom, but because of the complex nature of the human psyche and body chemistry, the snake has multiple meanings that allude to the same principles. 2,947 more words

Alchemical Symbolism

"The New Monument Men Outsmart ISIS"

A bit of a bright spot on the monuments front: “A team of scientists employ technology to document archaeological sites before ISIS destroys them.”

“Despite an attempt to eradicate the cultural heritage of the Middle East, ISIS has inspired new ways for it to spread. 35 more words


When History Meets Evidence The Story Falls Apart

There’s a famous story told in history books. You’ve probably heard about it, except most of what you heard isn’t true.

The story is about an Italian guy called Cristobal Colon who was sponsored by the Spanish Royal family from money they were paid by wealthy merchants, to travel across the Atlantic to find the end of the world. 580 more words

Ancient History

Extract from Journey’s To Ancient Worlds - The Nazca Lines Mystery of the Monkey

An even greater oddity about the use of four and five fingers on the left and right hand respectively, is that why we also find the same premise on the Monkey? 594 more words

Ancient History