A close-up shows part of one of the murals that may date back 4,600 years—well before the brush-stroke process of painting was known previously in China.

A close-up shows part of one of the murals that may date back 4,600 years—well before the brush-stroke process of painting was known previously in China.

Aurochs are ancestors of modern cattle but stood taller at 7 feet (2.13 meters) at the shoulder as compared to 5 feet of modern cattle. They weighed about 2,200 pounds (998 pounds).

Aurochs are ancestors of modern cattle but stood taller at 7 feet (2.13 meters) at the shoulder as compared to 5 feet of modern cattle. They weighed about 2,200 pounds (998 pounds).

Paleolithic Stone Slab Discovered in Spain May be the First Map of a Hunter-Gatherer Campsite. #spain

Paleolithic Stone Slab Discovered in Spain May be the First Map of a Hunter-Gatherer Campsite. #spain

16 February, 2016 - 21:53           Alicia McDermott                                                             Huge Waves Provide Rare Glimpse of Hawaiian Petroglyphs

16 February, 2016 - 21:53 Alicia McDermott Huge Waves Provide Rare Glimpse of Hawaiian Petroglyphs

In 1900 Cave Library at Dunhuang was discovered after over 1,000 years of being hidden revealing  tens of thousands of manuscripts, the world's earliest dated printed book and hundreds of fine paintings on silk, this is the world's earliest and largest paper archive and a treasure trove of medieval art.

In 1900 Cave Library at Dunhuang was discovered after over 1,000 years of being hidden revealing tens of thousands of manuscripts, the world's earliest dated printed book and hundreds of fine paintings on silk, this is the world's earliest and largest paper archive and a treasure trove of medieval art.

In house 40 in the Sandby borg ringfort, the skeletons of two young men were found right inside of the door. Further into the house were more human remains.

In house 40 in the Sandby borg ringfort, the skeletons of two young men were found right inside of the door. Further into the house were more human remains.

More Than 80 Exceptionally Rare Anglo-Saxon Coffins Found in Previously Unknown #Cemetery

More Than 80 Exceptionally Rare Anglo-Saxon Coffins Found in Previously Unknown #Cemetery

What’s in the Box? Burial Chamber of an Egyptian King’s Daughter Discovered in Recently Unearthed Pyramid

What’s in the Box? Burial Chamber of an Egyptian King’s Daughter Discovered in Recently Unearthed Pyramid

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