To find such an axe in the hands of a Minoan woman would suggest strongly that she held a powerful position within the Minoan culture.
Discover here stories from the weird, odd and unusual things. Sometimes creepy, sometimes tragic, but all that’s very interesting.
Examining all three kinds of bog body reveals that they are part of a millennia-long, deep-rooted tradition.
The skeleton of enormous size was revealed during rescue excavations conducted by archaeologists from the Varna Museum of Archaeology.
The strange creature resembled a hominid, lacked a tail like a monkey, had 32 teeth, and stood between 1.60 and 1.65 meters tall.
The Kandahar giant was a massive humanoid creature standing 3-4 meters tall. American soldiers allegedly ran into him and killed him in Afghanistan.
This unusual tribe was believed to have been extraterrestrial because they had strange blue eyes, almond-shaped with double lids; they spoke an unknown language, and their DNA did not match any other known tribe.
Archaeologists have found a claw that is 3,300 years old and belongs to a bird that has been extinct for the past 800 years.
Flowerdew was haunted by visions of a city surrounded by deserts for many years.
Analysis of the incantation's writing indicates that it was inscribed sometime between 850 BC and 800 BC, and this makes the inscription the oldest Aramaic incantation ever found.
Five or six feet below the ground, were unearthed two hundred giant skeletons nearly all intact in their well conditions.
The Bolshoi Tjach skulls are housed in a small museum in the town of Kamennomostsky, in the Republic of Adygea, Russia.
Edward Allen Oxford was marooned for two years during the end of World War I on what he claimed to have been marooned for no more than six weeks on an inhabitable tropical island off the coast of Antarctica. Officials called him 'insane'.