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
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!
Levitating islands in The Bermuda Triangle observed by satellite? Islands in the Bermuda Triangle were photographed levitating by as much as 10 miles off the surface of the ocean in this recently declassified image from a U.
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?
The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE When filled with vinegar - or any other electrolytic solution - the jar produces about volts.
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.
The oldest known leather shoe, about 5500 years old, found in Armenia. ---------- The world's oldest leather shoe, made from a single piece of cowhide laced with a leather cord along seams at the front and back, was found in a cave in Armenia in
Deep in the most remote and inaccessible mountains of Kurdistan the Kurdish Fighters have discovered ancient places and artifacts, thought to be of Gordyene or Korduchoi origin, that have laid on the ground or in caves for thousands of years undiscovered. These discoveries are thought to be more than 3,000 years old. The photo taken by a Kurdish fighter shows a round tunnel cut through solid rock thousands of years ago on a step mountain path.
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.