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  • The Voynich Manuscript is an ancient relic that no one can decipher. It is said to be the most mysterious book in the world. After a century the riddle of the manuscript has left historians and experts bewildered.

    The Riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

    The Riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

    by Deborah Minter4

  • How old civilizations tamed springs, stored the precious fluid, and incorporated water devices into their mythology can be telling. Such nuggets reveal unexpected genius and even solve some riddles.

    10 Discoveries About Plumbing in the Ancient World

    10 Discoveries About Plumbing in the Ancient World

    by Jana Louise Smit3

  • Blue is many people's favourite colour, but blue pigments were difficult and costly for ancient civilisations to produce. So what was the story of the colour blue in the ancient world?

    The Colour Blue in Antiquity

    The Colour Blue in Antiquity

    by CMHypno66

  • Discusses the domestication of animals and plants during the Neolithic Revolution, including how domestication occurred in different regions, why domestication occurred, and its consequences.

    When Did People Domesticate Animals and Plants?

    When Did People Domesticate Animals and Plants?

    by Tiffany R Isselhardt1

  • This article lists 10 of the most impressive lost cities in the world. It also provides a short history of each city and explores why and how each one was lost to the outside world.

    World’s 10 Most Impressive Lost Cities

    World’s 10 Most Impressive Lost Cities

    by Kelley Marks9

  • It would be impossible to visit Ireland's Dingle Peninsula without seeing a clochán, more commonly known as a beehive hut. Who built them, and how old are they?

    The Beehive Huts of South West Kerry

    The Beehive Huts of South West Kerry

    by Pollyanna Jones7

  • This article suggests a list of some of the best archaeological sites in the world. A brief summary explains the historical and archaeological significance of each site.

    Ten Most Impressive Archaeological Sites

    Ten Most Impressive Archaeological Sites

    by Kelley Marks31

  • Rare intact Roman tomb found by construction workers. The Tomb of the Athlete’ includes four bodies, a coin, offerings of chicken, rabbit and lamb and strigils, the symbol of Roman sportsmen.

    Rare Intact Roman Tomb Found By Construction Workers

    Rare Intact Roman Tomb Found By Construction Workers

    by Jakob Bach Jensen0

  • Asian jade is losing its luster as styles change and more counterfeiters enter the market. More and more people are turning to Guatemalan jadeite, a harder, tougher form of jade, and with some wonderful history and mythology as a bonus.

    Copán Jadeite, Stone of Gods, Kings and Adulterers

    Copán Jadeite, Stone of Gods, Kings and Adulterers

    by Lew Marcrum0

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