Quimbaya Civilization, Petroglyphs and “Flying Jets”: 10 Centuries of Mystery

They Quimbaya civilization thrived until around 7th century CE, leaving behind a legacy that continues to captivate archaeologists, historians, and art enthusiasts to this day. Left behind are the tolimas or tumbagas, ancient Quimbaya artifacts made of gold and bronze and dated between 300-1000 AD.

Huaco Silbador: The Ancient Peruvian Whistling Jars of 500 BC

The Whistling Jars are a unique and fascinating type of ancient Peruvian ceramic musical instrument that has captured the attention of musicians and music enthusiasts around the world. Also known as “Whistling Vessels”, “Huaco” or “Huaco Silbador,” these musical instruments produce a hauntingly beautiful sound that is created by allowing air to flow into the vessel or by pouring a liquid from one chamber into the other.

50,000 years-old Prehistoric Needles

The oldest prehistoric needles ever found were discovered in the Sibudu Cave, South Africa. The needles, which date back to approximately 57,000 – 63,000 years ago, were made from bone and are just a few centimetres long. These needles were likely used to create clothing or other textiles, a skill that would have been critical for survival in the harsh conditions of prehistoric times.

Pharos of Alexandria 3rd Century BC: Wonder of the Ancient World

The Lighthouse of Alexandria, known in Greek as Pharos of Alexandria, was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

The Ancient Reptilian Ubaid Lizardmen: a 7,000-Year-Old Mystery

These ancient reptilian figurines are now dubbed Ubaid Lizardmen due to their iconic humanoid shape depicting lizard-like features. These figurines were found in significant numbers in Ubaid archaeological sites and are the primary evidence of the Lizardmen’s existence.

The Flying Pigeon of Archytas of Tarentum – 4 Century B.C

Archytas of Tarentum was a gifted mathematician, who made significant contributions to geometry and mechanics. He is also known for the first flying machine ‘The Flying Pigeon of Archytas’

The Chalice Of Lycurgus: a 1,600-year-old Cup of Roman Nanotechnology

The original cup from Lycurgus dates from the 4th century AD, likely taken only on special occasions, showing the king of Thrace, Lycurgus, trapped by vines,

The Chalice Of Lycurgus: a 1,600-year-old Cup of Roman Nanotechnology

Prehistoric Petrospheres: The Carved Stone Balls of Scotland 5,000-2,500 BC

The Prehistoric Petrospheres of Scotland, most commonly known as the Carved Stone Balls, are a mysterious and unique class of objects made of different fine stones, such as sandstone and granite. These rare ancient artifacts were shaped 5000 to 5200 years ago

Greek Wildfire: 7th-Century Napalm

Wildfire is a type of flammable liquid based on arcane knowledge that keeps on spreading and simply cannot be extinguished by conventional means.
But as it happens, that is exactly what Greek Fire, Greek Wildfire: 7th-Century Napalm was all about

Genius of the Ancient World: Hero of Alexandria – 1st Century AD

Hero of Alexandria is frequently regarded as the finest experimental of antiquity, a true Genius of the Ancient World whose mind can only be compared to that of Leonardo da Vinci.