9 December 2022 The Future is the Product of the Past

Interesting from Each Other 7 Amazing Historical Discoveries

Archaeologists signed interesting from each other and magnificent discoveries with their work in the last 20 years. Let’s take a look at 7 interesting archeology news and amazing historical discoveries.

  1. World’s oldest cheese was seen in Egypt

The ancient Tomb of Ptahmes was unearthed in the late 19th century and was forgotten. It hadn’t received that much attention. However, by 2018, it was rediscovered together with “probably the most ancient archeological solid residue of cheese ever found to date” found inside the tomb. Dating to the 13th century BCE and reported in the journal Analytical Chemistry, the cheese likely had the consistency of chèvre with a “really acidy” bite, one cheese expert told The New York Times.

  1. The oldest work of art originated in Africa.

Blombos Cave in South Africa taught us a lot about early human culture: The underground system is home to hundreds of stone tools, beads, and carved bones. But the most surprising artifact to come out? A study published in Nature magazine was an abstract artwork drawn on a rock with red ocher that caught our attention in 2018. At 73,000 years old, the doodle is believed to be the oldest known piece of abstract art in human history.

oldest-known abstract art
Blombos Cave drawing with ochre pencil on silcrete stone.Photo: Craig Foster
  1. The age of the shoes protected by stool is surprising

Even the title of the discovery is interesting isn’t it? The age of the shoes protected by stool … Our interesting story of discovery takes place in a cave in Armenia. If you want to keep your belongings for future generations, the people of prehistoric Armenia have a suggestion: poop… In 2010, archaeologists announced the discovery of a 5500-year-old leather shoe in a cave. The shoes were incredibly well-preserved thanks to the cool and dry climate of the cave. Even the laces of the shoes were still intact. However, there was another important factor; the shoes were preserved in a pile of sheep manure.

  1. Mysterious footprints in Italy

Ciampate del Diavolo in Italy is home to mysterious footprints. Locals believed that these footprints belonged to the devil. But the color changed when archaeologists got involved. It turns out that these traces, called the “Satan’s Trace”, are some of the oldest human footprints in the world. It could be nothing more than footprints left by an early hominin species walking through volcanic ash. The age of these traces was about 350,000 years.

  1. One skull can change human history

In 2015, Nature magazine described in detail an amazing discovery: a human skull in a cave. But it’s not just any skull-it’s a 60,000-year-old specimen from Israel. During that period, especially in that area, few human fossils were found. This discovery provides more support for the “African Theory”. “African Theory” is the view that modern humans originated in Africa and migrated to Europe and Asia. The researchers speculated that the specimen “may be closely related to the first modern humans who later successfully colonized Europe.” Since then, even more, ancient modern human evidence has appeared, greatly expanding our understanding of our own history.

  1. The Bedouins found the resting place of King Herod.

People in the Bible rarely make headlines. But in May 2007, a group of Israeli archaeologists discovered something directly from the “New Testament”: the final resting place of the Jewish king Herod the Great. After 35 years of searching, the local Bedouins helped researchers find the tomb and sarcophagus of the famous ruler in the desert.

  1. How old can the oldest hair be?

Those who read history see such titles all the time.The oldest in the world… The oldest in human history… One of these interesting titles is this… How old is the oldest hair ..?

For years, the oldest known human hair came from a mummy buried 9,000 years ago. But the 2009 discovery will break that record. This year, South African scientists discovered human hair that was up to 257,000 years old. The reason why they survived? You guessed it: poo. Hair was discovered in fossilized hyena droppings. This situation is really terrible, why? Because unfortunately, we have ancestors on the hyena menu.

Our article contains excerpts from 20 archaeological discoveries on Mentalfloss.com.

Banner
Related Post

The Earliest Evidence of a Domesticated Dog in the Arabian Peninsula

9 April 2021

9 April 2021

Dogs have been the best friend of humans since ancient times. Although it is not known exactly when dogs were...

China’s 4300-Year-Old Ancient Pyramids

26 March 2021

26 March 2021

Shaanxi Province in Northwest China is famous for its rich archaeological treasures. Among the many sites discovered in Shaanxi, the...

‘Dinosaur dance floor’ dating back 80 million years found in China

20 April 2021

20 April 2021

In China, researchers have found many dinosaur footprints in an area of 1,600 square meters described in the literature as...

World’s Smallest Stegosaurus Track Found

14 March 2021

14 March 2021

The smallest trace of stegosaurus in the world that lived 155 million years ago was found. Stegosaurus, a herbivorous dinosaur,...

World’s Oldest Customer Complaint “at 3800 Years Old”

4 February 2021

4 February 2021

When we are not satisfied with the product we receive, what almost all of us do is complain about the...

Africa May not be Where the First Pre-Human First Appeared

22 March 2021

22 March 2021

According to one opinion: About 2 million years ago, our first ancestors moved north from their hometown and left Africa....

Dental Treatments That Surprised Neanderthals

10 April 2021

10 April 2021

Before the invention of modern dental instruments, people tried to treat teeth using primitive methods. Nobody wants to have a...

“Dholavira,” the settlement with the world’s oldest signboard

16 August 2021

16 August 2021

Dholavira, also known as Kotda (which means “big fort”), is one of the islands in Kutch’s vast desert. The city...

The Most Unusual Places İn The World

10 February 2021

10 February 2021

There are countless beautiful places in the world. All of them are interesting and great than each other. We have...

The mystery of Cathedral of Salamanca’s astronaut figure, isn’t what people think it is

10 March 2022

10 March 2022

There is a photograph of an “astronaut” carved in a 16th century Spanish cathedral in Salamanca. Known as the Catedral...

Ancient ‘hangover cure’ found at Israel winery excavation

11 November 2021

11 November 2021

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed an ancient amethyst ring thought to have been worn to stop hangover at the world’s largest...

The Worst Torture Device in History “Brazen Bull”

2 February 2021

2 February 2021

Agrigentum Tyranny today is in the provincial borders of Agrigento in the Sicily Autonomous Region in the southwest of Sicily....

World’s First Air Conditioners “Windcatchers”

23 May 2021

23 May 2021

The Persians invented Air Conditioning! Although it should be noted that this is 500 CE, this is the first time...

How Was the Life of Teenager in Ancient Times?

1 March 2021

1 March 2021

Youth is the same in every era. Not so hard to guess. How was your life as a teenager? You...

The world’s earliest drawing of a ghost discovered in the British Museum vault

17 October 2021

17 October 2021

The world’s earliest drawing of a ghost has been unearthed in the gloomy vaults of the British Museum. The British...

Comments
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *