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Indonesian Cave Painting Could be World's Oldest Artwork Depicting an Animalpicture

Indonesian Cave Painting Could be World's Oldest Artwork Depicting an Animal

An ancient drawing of a pig that was discovered in an Indonesian cave may be the world's oldest depiction of an animal.

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Centuries-Old Sculpture of 'Elite Woman' Discovered in Mexican...

Centuries-Old Sculpture of 'Elite Woman' Discovered in Mexican Citrus Fieldpicture

Farmers working in a Mexican orchard were stunned to discover a rather sizeable sculpture of what experts say was likely a powerful female figure from centuries ago.

Bizarre New Dinosaur Species Discovered

A newly discovered dinosaur species sported a bizarre set of appendages which scientists say are unlike anything they've seen before in the fossil record.

New Section of 'Tower of Skulls' Uncovered

At a site in Mexico City, archaeologists have unearthed new sections of a large Aztec "skull tower." Some 119 additional skulls were recently excavated at the location, initially discovered in a 2015 building restoration, BBC reports.

Key 'Borrowed' from British Tower Returned Nearly 50 Years Later

Key 'Borrowed' from British Tower Returned Nearly 50 Years Laterpicture

A key that was taken from a tower in England nearly 50 years ago along with an apologetic note was recently received by the organization which oversees historic monuments and sites in Britain.

Boyhood Home of Jesus Discovered?

An archaeologist from England believes that a house found beneath a convent in Nazareth was the boyhood home of Jesus Christ.

Remains of Medieval Soldier Found at Bottom of Lake in Lithuania

Remains of Medieval Soldier Found at Bottom of Lake in Lithuaniapicture

A survey of the bottom of a lake in Lithuania led to the surprising discovery of a Medieval soldier's remains.

Centuries-Old Bust of Greek God Hermes Found in Athens Sewer

Centuries-Old Bust of Greek God Hermes Found in Athens Sewerpicture

Work on a sewer project in the city of Athens led to the surprising discovery of a centuries-old bust of the Greek god Hermes which was in remarkably well-preserved condition.

Video: More Than 100 Intact Sarcophagi Unveiled in Egypt

Video: More Than 100 Intact Sarcophagi Unveiled in Egyptpicture

Egypt unveiled a cache of more than 100 intact sarcophagi and 40 statues of deities in Saqqara on Saturday.

Video: Irish Farmer 'Cursed' by Toppled Standing Stone Enlists...

An Irish farmer beset with bad luck for the last ten years believes that his misfortunes were caused by an ancient standing stone which was knocked over on his property and, as such, he enlisted a pair of druids to help him correct the problem.

'Witches' Marks' Discovered on Ruins of Medieval Church in England

Archaeologists excavating an abandoned medieval church in England were surprised to find curious markings which experts say were likely meant to ward off evil spirits.

Video Trailer: America Before

Guest on the 10/21/20 show, Graham Hancock, shares a trailer for his book America Before.

Video: Massive Ancient Cat Drawing Found Among Nazca Lines in Peru

Video: Massive Ancient Cat Drawing Found Among Nazca Lines in Perupicture

Workers refurbishing a platform overlooking the iconic Nazca Lines in Peru could not believe their eyes when they stumbled upon a massive drawing of a cat that had been etched into a hillside thousands of years ago.

Twelve-Year-Old Boy Discovers Rare Dinosaur Skeleton in Canada

A twelve-year-old boy with dreams of becoming a paleontologist may be well on his way after discovering a rare dinosaur skeleton while out on a hike with his father.

Machu Picchu Opened for Lone Japanese Tourist Stuck in Peru...

Machu Picchu Opened for Lone Japanese Tourist Stuck in Peru for 7 Monthspicture

After traveling to Peru earlier this year in the hopes of visiting Machu Picchu and becoming stranded in the country for seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Japanese tourist was finally granted access to the site this week and given a...

'Cursed' Artifacts Returned to Pompeii

Several objects from the ruins at Pomeii were recently mailed to a travel agency in Italy by a Canadian woman who explained that she had stolen them 15 years ago and now wished to rid herself of what she believes is a curse attached to the artifacts.

Missouri Teen Finds Mastodon Tooth

A treasure-hunting teenager in Missouri stumbled upon a fantastic object from the distant past in the form of a fossilized mastodon tooth.

LA Marzulli Trailer & Photos 8/19/20

Guest on the 8/19/20 show, LA Marzulli shares a video trailer and images in tandem with his appearance.

Pompeii Selfie Peeves Italian Police

Authorities in Italy are investigating a shocking incident in which a tourist visiting Pompeii scrambled to the top of some ruins in order to snap a selfie.

Cremation Site Dates Back to Around 7000 B.C.

Excavations at a site in Northern Israel have revealed an ancient cremation pit dating back to around 9,000 years ago. Remains of a skeleton show evidence of being heated to over 500 degrees, and according to the French National Center for...

Art Bell Vault: Human Origins

Our newest feature for Coast Insiders, The Art Bell Vault, offers an expanding curated collection with two vintage shows added to the mix each Wednesday. This week, we showcase a pair of programs that look at human origins both from creationist...

Watch: Incredibly Well-Preserved Woolly Mammoth Remains Found...

Scientists in Siberia have recovered the remains of a woolly mammoth which had been so well-preserved that there was still soft tissue attached to its bones.

Elon Musk Irks Egyptian Officials by Suggesting Aliens Built...

In a strange fracas that unfolded over the weekend, Elon Musk irked officials in Egypt when he suggested that extraterrestrials constructed the country's iconic pyramids.

Stonehenge Boulder Mystery Solved?

Stonehenge Boulder Mystery Solved?picture

A longstanding mystery surrounding Stonehenge appears to have finally been solved as scientists have reportedly determined the origin of the massive boulders used to build the ancient complex.

Joshua Shapiro Photos 7/10/20

Joshua Shapiro has provided several images for his appearance on the 7/10/20 show about crystal skulls.

Tiny Dinosaur Ancestor Discovered in Madagascar

Tiny Dinosaur Ancestor Discovered in Madagascarpicture

Paleontologists have identified a tiny species of dinosaur that is believed to be a miniature early ancestor of the monstrous creatures that roamed the Earth long ago.

Scott Wolter Images 7/4/20

Author Scott Wolter has provided several images for his discussion on the 7/4/20 show about mysterious runestones.

Study Finds Asteroid, Not Volcanoes Wiped Out Dinosaurs

Study Finds Asteroid, Not Volcanoes Wiped Out Dinosaurspicture

A new study looking at the demise of the dinosaurs may have settled the debate over what caused the mass extinction event millions of years ago.

A Giant Wombat-Like Creature Once Roamed the Earth

A giant creature similar to a wombat once roamed the earth millions of years ago, scientists just announced. The newly discovered marsupial, given the name of Mukupirna, was the size of a black bear and weighed over 300 pounds. Such a creature...

Massive Mystery Fossil Found in Antarctica Identified as Ancient Egg

An enormous fossil that had stumped scientists for nearly a decade has finally been identified as an egg from an extinct marine reptile.

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