Baghdad-Battery

Baghdad Vases were Batteries?

When I first came across detail of these items in various articles they spoke assuredly of their being batteries from Baghdad, about 250 BC – 225 AD, a period known as Parthian era. It was said that they were would have been used for electroplating. As a form of technology at such a time, that […]

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Luminescence used to date 150,000 old Iron pipes in China

The Beijing Institute of Geology has dated iron pipes found in one of China’s pyramids to be about 150,000 by using Luminescence. That by would be an extremely abnormal finding and contrary to all known, traditionally accepted history, if the pipes were in fact man-made that is. So, instantly one thinks of a mistake in […]

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How did they build and positiion Sarcophagi in the Serrapeum at Saqqara?

On of the most fascinating features of the Serapeum at Saqqara are the astonishing sarcophagi, measuring 4m long, 2.30m wide, 3.30m high and each weighing over 80 tons. The are twenty four of them and each made from one piece of granite. The Serapeum is an underground development comprising a complex network of narrow tunnels […]

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A Skeleton 400,000 Years Old Baffles Scientists

Scientists are trying to solve an intriguing ancient mystery that could shed more light on the identity of beings that walked the Earth several thousands of years ago. World’s oldest human DNA, containing evidence of an unknown species, has been recovered from a 400,000-year-old thigh bone. According to anthropologists, studying this DNA from human ancestors […]

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The Olmec Great Pyramid at La Venta

The Great Pyramid, is the central building in the city layout of la Venta. It is constructed almost entirely out of clay, and is easily seen from far away. The structure is built on top of a closed-in platform—this is where Blom and La Farge discovered Altars 2 and 3, thereby discovering La Venta and […]

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Drilled Dimples on Olmec Stone Head

An Olmec colossal stone head in basalt from San Lorenzo, c. 1200-400 BCE. Although all wear the hat or headdress worn during war and the Mesoamerican ballgame, each of these massive heads has unique features which suggests they depict specific Olmec rulers. In this example the head has unexplained drilled dimples which are also seen […]

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Ancient peach stones offer clues to fruit’s origins

Archeologists have a good understanding of domestication – conscious breeding for traits preferred by people– of annual plants such as grains (rice, wheat, etc.), but the role of trees in early farming and how trees were domesticated is not well documented. Unlike most trees, the peach matures very quickly, producing fruit within two to three […]

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