Vintage & Astrolabe – Ancient instrument for locating and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars. The earliest astrolabe was created 150 B. Was an indispensable tool of astronomers, navigators and astrologers. on imgfave
Cyclopia (also cyclocephaly or synophthalmia) is a rare form of holoprosencephaly and is a congenital disorder (birth defect) characterized by the failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities.
Inca’s stone masonry: Part of a wall in Macchu Picchu, Peru. Ancient architecture at its finest. No Mortar used to create these walls. Each stone fits so perfectly together that you cannot fit a piece of paper through a crack!
Until today the Dogon depict some curious cravings in their crafts. Their legends say they have been taught this from their amphibian creator gods – the Nommo – that came from the sky and acted as teachers and bringers of civilization to their tribe.
DNA Analysis of the Paracas Skulls Proves They Are Not Human On the southern coast of Peru lies the desert peninsula of Paracas. This barren landscape is where Peruvian archaeologist Julio Tello made an astounding discovery in His efforts.
Okay, I’m sure some people out there knew the Easter Island statues had bodies, but I’m not going to pretend to be one of those people. My mind is kind of blown that I’m almost 40 and just now finding out that there are Easter Island statue bodies.
In a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century. His passion was cartography.
Elongated skulls found in Bolivia, sketched as they would have looked in real life. **There was a custom of wrapping baby girls' heads with banana leaves to give this look long time ago -- why isn't this mentioned in these skulls' pictures?