2,900-Year-Old Gravestone Reveals Ancient Belief System

Click to view » 11/18/08 11:09am 11/18/08 11:09am A 2,900-year-old gravestone from the ancient kingdom of Sam'al, located in what is today southeastern Turkey, has shed light on an ancient religious belief heretofore unknown. The gravestone, called a stele, is in nearly pristine condition and archaeologists were able to translate all the writing on it.…

People Have Been Visiting Stonehenge for 9,000 Years, Say Archaeologists

A new dig at pagan holy zone Stonehenge in England has revealed that people have been flocking to the spot for at least 9 millennia. Researchers determined this by dating rocks chipped by human hands, as well as the remnants of fires. Though it's not clear what drew visitors through the ages, anthropologists now… » 9/24/08 11:19am 9/24/08 11:19am