Ancient Egyptian artisans and painters were masters of their craft. Ancient craftsmen, known for their funerary statues, did a brisk business filling the land's many tombs and temples. Archeologists have continually uncovered excellent masterpieces that continue to astonish spectators over the centuries. One of these mythical monuments is of Ka'aper, the scribe and priest (also … [Read more...] about Incredible Craftsmanship in a 4,500-Year-Old Egyptian Wood Statue With Rock Crystal Eyes
The Al Naslaa Rock Formation, a massive, solid rock that appears to have been split in half by an alien's laser weapon, is a superb example of how nature is a serious force to be reckoned with. Rather than being a story about extraterrestrial antics (as fantastic as that might be), the Al Naslaa Rock Formation is assumed to have been formed entirely on Earth. The 6-meter … [Read more...] about How Was The Al Naslaa Rock Formation Divided In Two?
Early human occupants of the region have memorialized their surroundings in rock art deep within the thick Amazon rainforest of modern-day Colombia. An 8-mile length of rock embellished with hundreds of artwork has recently been uncovered deep in the secluded Serrana de la Lindosa region. The intricate images date from between 11,800 and 12,600 years ago, just as the Earth was … [Read more...] about Researchers Discover Thousands of Ice Age Rock Paintings in the Amazon, dubbed the “Sistine Chapel of the Ancients.”