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Amazing Archeological Discoveries

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The 21st century has been filled with a variety of astounding historical and archeological finds, although Earth still holds many secrets. With each new discovery, we become that much closer to understanding the backstory of modern civilization and what life was like for our ancestors. Archeologists examine evidence of early human existence, carefully mapping where artifacts might be found before digging, preserving and studying. As archeological technology improves the way digs are processed and items are collected, more and more amazing finds are being properly recognized as significant historical artifacts.

In 2009, archeologists discovered another circle of stones—only about a mile away from the famous Stonehenge structure. The next year, researchers found yet another henge half a mile away, this time made from wood. In 2005, German scientists uncovered the earliest known mass grave of a nuclear family, which included two parents and two children they believe perished in a massacre more than 4,600 years ago. During the 1920s, archeologists believed they'd found the oldest modern human to have worn shoes. However, it wasn't until 2009 that technology confirmed specimen Tianyuan 1 did in fact fashion a form of foot protection to his feet 40,000 years ago. What is left yet to be discovered? Only time will tell. For now, check out the amazing archeological finds rendering some of our best pictures of the past.

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From Terracotta Warriors to the Rosetta Stone, we present 10 amazing archeological discoveries. Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk Check out even more wacky and bizarre video's from the Alltime10 team.. @ http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=4BAFABCECC2F6DDA
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Tweet this video! - http://clicktotweet.com/eC05P While archaeology may not seem like the most exciting profession in the world, it certainly has its moments. Of course, you don't excavate vampire burial grounds everyday but on occasion you may find yourself face to face with some fairly intense artifacts. Whether they are ancient computers, massive underground armies, or just gruesome corpses, these are the 25 most intense archaeological discoveries in human history. https://twitter.com/list25 https://www.facebook.com/list25 http://list25.com Check out the text version here - http://list25.com/25-most-intense-archaeological-discoveries-in-human-history/ Here's a preview: The Baby Disposal The Venetian Vampire Teotihuacan Sacrifice Terra Cotta Army The Screaming Mummies The First Leper Ancient Chemical Warfare Rosetta Stone Diquis Spheres The Grauballe Man Desert Kites Atlantis Acambaro Figures Antikythera Mechanism Rapa Nui The Tomb of Sunken Skulls Piri Reis Map Nazca Lines Dead Sea Scrolls Mount Owen Moa Voynich Manuscript Gobekli Tepe Sacsayhuaman Baghdad Battery Headless Vikings of Dorset
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A brief interview with Dr. William Kelso, Chief Archeologist at Jamestown about the current dig site and recent discoveries.
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With almost no archeological evidence of the Great Arab Revolt, researchers take to the air to get a new perspective on the timeworn battlegrounds.
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10 Amazing Underwater Ruins The legend of Atlantis may seem a little more plausible after you've watched 10 amazing underwater ruins. Music= Horns of Destiny by Tim Garland Click to Subscribe.. http://bit.ly/WTVC4x Videos in the Endcard: 10 Deadliest Poisons Known To 'Humanity' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ-7kw5JLMA&list=PLB816C7FA171B8186&index=4 10 Things That Make You A 90s Kid - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=finPQLzOLUU&list=PLec1lxRhYOztxsJVTyYR_-IZY2loOVK0d&index=9 10 Common Myths About Weed - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_4hYTKaf1U 10 Strange Discoveries On Google Earth - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuiE0hc77NY 10 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9KXQmL2d8 10 Things You Didn't Know About YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbOBWbe_lx0 Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk Minds: http://www.minds.com/Alltime10s Here are our 10 favorite videos from 2012.. Hope you have enjoyed them! :D - http://bit.ly/YfHEa4
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The rumor of a never-completed second Taj Mahal dates back to the days of the mausoleum's construction. But new archeological research may put the rumors to rest.
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10 Crazy Archaeological Hoaxes They re-wrote the history book, but none of these 10 amazing archaeological discoveries were genuine. Music = Breeze Around The Block by Paul Mottram Click to Subscribe.. http://bit.ly/WTVC4x Videos in the Endcard: 10 Deadliest Poisons Known To 'Humanity' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ-7kw5JLMA&list=PLB816C7FA171B8186&index=4 10 Things That Make You A 90s Kid - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=finPQLzOLUU&list=PLec1lxRhYOztxsJVTyYR_-IZY2loOVK0d&index=9 10 Common Myths About Weed - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_4hYTKaf1U 10 Strange Discoveries On Google Earth - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuiE0hc77NY 10 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9KXQmL2d8 10 Things You Didn't Know About YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbOBWbe_lx0 Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk Check out a selection of video's highlighting some Alltime10's favourite and interesting people.. @ http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=365DD325201BCB58
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When his ship mysteriously disappeared, Astor's expansion to the West Coast came to an end. Archeological evidence and the oral history of the Tla-o-qui-aht tribe shed some light on what really happened to the Tonquin.
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10 Amazing Underwater Discoveries Shipwrecks and ancient cities are just some of the 10 amazing underwater discoveries found here.. Where else to find All Time 10s... Facebook: http://ow.ly/3FNFR Twitter: http://ow.ly/3FNMk Check out a selection of video's highlighting some Alltime10's favourite and interesting people.. @ http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=365DD325201BCB58