Ciudad Blanca and the Legend of the Lost City of the Monkey God

In our world of extreme modern innovation— sometimes to the point of destruction of ancient grounds– it’s a beautiful thing to know that there are still lands that are unexplored. Apparently, archaeologists have just discovered one of those places deep in the jungles of Central America, and I can’t wait for more updates about it! It is apparently a world that “resembles a vast tended garden” deep in the heart of the Honduran jungle. It has been sought after for centuries, most famously by Spanish conqueror Hernan Cortes, to no avail. The wild tangles are rumored to be the location of a sprawling, mythical lost city in Honduras’ Mosquite region, with an ancient reputation of being filled with riches and gold.

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Stone Age Music in the Time of Bone Flutes

Music humanizes us and the need to make sounds beyond the confines of our throats is a basic, human, urge.  Thanks to a recent scholarly archaeological dig, we now have evidence of man-made bone flutes from the Stone Age. 

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Divining the Dung Beetle in the Dead

The Apple science site is celebrating a 3D archaeological “find” detailing — The Amulets of Seramon, including the Dung Beetle seen blow — where the trinkets of an ancient priest of Thebes are now revealed for the first time in 3,000 years.

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