Stunning shipwreck discovery: 400-year-old wreck thrills experts

Stunning shipwreck discovery: 400-year-old wreck thrills experts close Video 400-year-old shipwreck thrills experts How a shipwreck discovery in Portugal is leading archaeologists to new clues about the legendary spice trade. A 400-year-old shipwreck discovered off the coast of Portugal has been hailed as a “significant” archaeological find. The municipal council of Cascais, a resort city […]

Ancient Egyptian ‘magic spell’ decoded

Ancient Egyptian 'magic spell' decoded This ancient Egyptian papyrus, now at Macquarie University, is decorated with an image of two bird-like creatures. A magical spell written in Coptic, an Egyptian language that uses the Greek alphabet, is visible around the image. Credit: Effy Alexakis, copyright Macquarie University An ancient Egyptian papyrus with an image showing […]

Inside Adolf Hitler’s secret underground tunnels ‘where Nazis tested new weapons in the final days of World War II’

Inside Adolf Hitler's secret underground tunnels 'where Nazis tested new weapons in the final days of World War II' close Video Researchers claim: Adolf Hitler definitely died in WW2 A group of French researchers claim Adolf Hitler definitely died in Berlin in 1945. These remarkable pictures lift the lid on long-abandoned German tunnels that are […]