The Ancient Past

Perspectives on an ancient past.

Ancient Lost Continent Discovered in Indian Ocean

Ancient Lost Continent Discovered in Indian Ocean

Prior to Atlantis, the legendary Mu or Lemuria was said to exist in the region of the Indian and Pacific Oceans before it too sank beneath the waves. Has it just been discovered?

Robotic finger or door handle to hidden chamber?

Robotic finger or door handle to hidden chamber?

Or the remains of an ancient Martian civilization? Wild theories spread after Mars rover Curiosity discovers mysterious metal object sticking out of rock

Migrants from India settled in Australia 4,000 years ago before Captain Cook's arrival

Migrants from India settled in Australia 4,000 years ago before Captain Cook’s arrival

Genetic study reveals Australia’s first colonists came from India and may have brought dingos with them

Prehistoric arms race started earlier than previously thought

Prehistoric arms race started earlier than previously thought

This report encapsulates the sort of mind-numbing stupidity that now masquerades as journalism and academia

How the research was formed: A rendering of drilling operations during the campaign in Southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, from October - December 2007. Click to enlarge

NASA discovers Antarctica was pretty warm (at 7C) 20million years ago

According to a new study, evidence has been unearthed showing that ‘Global warming’ may have featured in the ancient past

Two skeletons, believed to be those of suspected vampires, were discovered with iron poles plunged through their hearts. Click to enlarge

Archaeologists find Bulgarian ‘vampires’ from Middle Ages with iron rods staked through their chests

If you thought vampires were simply the stuff of myth and legend – think again

Humanities African Origins Theory Challenged by New Findings

Humanities African Origins Theory Challenged by New Findings

Although still widely accepted, the notion that humanity originated in Africa is being challenged by new archaeological discoveries

Jesus ‘died on Friday, April, 3 33AD' claims study that matches crucifixion to earthquake mentioned in gospel

Jesus ‘died on Friday, April, 3 33AD’ claims study that matches crucifixion to earthquake mentioned in gospel

Researchers compare historic accounts, geological evidence and astronomical data to precisely pinpoint the date of crucifixion

Ancient leather bound manuscript said to be the Gospel of Barnabas. Click to enlarge

Seized from smugglers, the leather-bound ‘gospel’ that could change our veiw on religion and politics

We wouldn’t be too quick to dismiss this, as some have, as a ‘laughable Iranian challenge to Christianity’

This undated image made available by National Geographic shows four long numbers on the north wall of a ruined house related to the Maya calendar and computations about the moon, sun and possibly Venus and Mars; the dates stretch some 7,000 years into the future. Click to enlarge

Earliest Mayan calendar shows no hint of ‘world end’

Only the whores in the corporate media would suggest that Mayan calendar predicted the “end of the world in Dec. 2012”. As a cursory study of the Mayan calendar shows, Dec. 2012, only marks the transition from one age to another

World History and the Bosnian Pyramids

World History and the Bosnian Pyramids

The discovery of a huge Bosnian pyramid has profound ramifications. Taller than the Great Pyramid of Egypt and part of a group of other pyramids nearby, it could revolutionise the way we view our past

Going underground: The massive European network of Stone Age tunnels

Going underground: The massive European network of Stone Age tunnels

Hundreds of underground tunnels found beneath neolithic settlements from Scotland to Turkey

Landscape Found Deep in Atlantic Sea Likened to Lost City of Atlantis

Landscape Found Deep in Atlantic Sea Likened to Lost City of Atlantis

Scientists have found evidence of a landmass, complete with mountains and 8 rivers, buried beneath sedimentary rock in the North Atlantic

The Ghost of Ezra Pound

John Kaminski tells the tale of a gang of cutthroats killing and robbing across space and time

The Mysterious Connection Between Sirius and Human History

The Mysterious Connection Between Sirius and Human History

From from remote tribes of Africa to the great capitals of the modern world, Sirius has been held in the highest regard. Secret Arcana looks at the veneration of Sirius and what it may signify

Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls?

Could this be the biggest find since the Dead Sea Scrolls?

Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan could change our view of Biblical history. But there are fears that the present Israeli ‘keeper’ may try to sell the manuscripts on the black market, or worse – destroy them

Stone Age tools found in Crete prove man sailed the sea at least 130,000 years ago

The discoveries upset the accepted timeline for mankind’s development and origins by tens of thousands of years

Alien vs. Predator

Welcome to the endgame in the 5000-year war between “Good” and “Evil”

Google Ocean: Has Atlantis been found off Africa?

A “grid of streets” on the seabed at one of the proposed locations of the lost city of Atlantis has been spotted on Google Ocean

Egyptian/ Hebrew Origin of Masonic Terms

Ralph Ellis explores the origins of the initiation rituals within Masonry