From Greece to South America, All That Is Interesting shares fascinating facts and interesting articles about ancient history!
This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25
The true story of Pocahontas, tourists headed to the Titanic, Jesus' tomb reopens, Cold War nuclear footage declassified, Lindbergh baby case detective unmasked.
North African Youth Repeatedly Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art
Vandals have been scribbling their names over the ancient rock art of Chad's Ennedi Plateau since January.
U.S. Received Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Stolen Artifacts From Middle East Conflict Zones In 2016
A record $100 million worth of ancient artifacts from the Middle East and North Africa found its way to the U.S. last year.
After $4 Million Restoration, Jesus’ Tomb Is Open But Not Good As New
Experts are now calling for a further $6.5 million to stave off the possibility of "catastrophic" collapse.
The Silk Road May Not Have Started The Way We Think, New Research Says
The Silk Road was made possible by the ancient efforts of sheep herders, new research finds.
Giant Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Statue Found Underneath Cairo Slum
Archaeologists have discovered a colossal buried statue of Ramses the Great.
This Week In History, Mar. 5 – 11
America's first colonists, "unknown human" skulls unearthed, Holocaust survivor rooms with Nazis' granddaughter, ISIS loots Assyrian palace, secret ancient Egyptian texts.
Neanderthals Were Taking Antibiotics And Painkillers 50,000 Years Ago
Neanderthals may have known how to self-medicate, new research shows.
4 Billion-Year-Old Rocks Contain Fossils Of The First Life On Earth
These microfossils are the oldest ever found on this planet.
Earliest Depiction Of Confucius Found In Disgraced Emperor’s Tomb
The find may reveal more about the philosopher's life.
Ancient, “Unknown” Human Skulls Found In China
Two recently discovered fossils have revealed a human of “unknown” origin in China.