Ancient & Lost Civilizations

colossi of memnon

1ilypad
11 hours ago · edited 10 hours ago

IIRC Lake Moeris had a couple of Colossi built by Amenhotep III that were present up to the 18th century CE and have since disappeared. Archeologists in the 1930s found the two large platforms that they once stood upon.

Herodotus probably saw the Colossi and exaggerated their size due to part of the platforms being submerged and his imagination running wild.

Two of Amenhoteps III’s Colossi, he built quite a few of them, still exist in Luxor so you can see what they could have looked like:

Colossi of Memnon.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colossi_of_Memnon

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People who hate Herodotus are just so freaking annoying. Then again, most Egyptologists are either sheep or jackasses, IMHO.

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u/wowserbowser879
3 hours ago

West of the Nile River near Luxor the Colossi of Memnon have been reported to sing at sunrise and sunset according to Strabo, Pliny, Pausanias, Tacitus, Philostratus and Juvenal

 

ouroboros

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u/chubachus
14 hours ago

Pair of ancient Roman gold snake bracelets, 1st century CE. [1799×1560]

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Sweet.

 

Goddess Uma

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11 hours ago

Goddess Uma, Gilt Bronze, Cleveland Museum of Art. Nepal, 11th Century [2771×3400]

 

oldest basketphoto credit: YANIV BERMAN/IAA

The-10_500-year-old-basket-as-found-in-Muraba‘at-Cave.

The story is here!

Oldest woven basket in the world found in Israel, dates back 10,000 years

The basket was found empty and closed with a lid. Only a small amount of soil was retrieved in it and the researchers hope it will help identify what the vessel contained.

By ROSSELLA TERCATIN MARCH 16, 2021 20:37

Fascinating.

 

The Cynocephali And The Dogman

Journey To The Other Side
Mar 9, 2021

This is short, sweet and complete.

I got into the cynocephali a while ago and read much on the topic. Very cool stuff. I do not recall if I posted about it, though. I need to search, lol.

This fellow sums it all up nicely in this video.

 

America Unearthed: Ark of the Covenant Hidden in Arizona (S2, E1) | Full Episode | History

HISTORY
Sep 27, 2020

Scott Wolter gets a call from a man who has a mysterious stone on his property. He’s convinced that it’s the “Stone of Destiny”–the stone that Jacob from the Bible rested his head on, in Season 2, Episode 1, “Ark of the Covenant.”

In “America Unearthed,” host Scott Wolter uses hard science and intuitive theories to explain the most mysterious artifacts and sites in America.

I found this quite interesting, as I have never heard of this theory before. I had been pretty well convinced it was and is at the Coptic church in Axum, Ethiopa.

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The Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion (Amharic: ርዕሰ አድባራት ቅድስተ ቅዱሳን ድንግል ማሪያም ፅዮን Re-ese Adbarat Kidiste Kidusan Dingel Maryam Ts’iyon) is an Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Ethiopia. It is claimed to contain the Ark of the Covenant. It is located in the town of Axum, Tigray. The original church is believed to have been built during the reign of Ezana the first Christian ruler of the Kingdom of Axum (Present-day Eritrea and Ethiopia), during the 4th century AD, and has been rebuilt several times since then.[1]

 
 
Hmmmm.

 

Shigir Idol

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u/Fuckoff555
5 days ago

The 11,500 years old Shigir Idol is the oldest known wooden sculpture in the world and may have stood more than 5 m high. It’s now on display at the Sverdlovsk Regional Museum of Local Lore in Yekaterinburg, Russia [1079×1134]

Ooh, sweet.

 

The lady with long hair

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Posted by
u/Sanetosane
3 days ago

“The lady with long hair” is one of the most significant mummies in Huaca Huallamarca (San Isidro, Lima). It’s believed to be a princess buried alive. Her hair found intact. Believed to be from 200 BC.

Whoa!

 

Food for the gods – by John Anthony West

Magical Egypt
Mar 15, 2019

http://www.magicalegypt.com

My dear friend, the late, great John Anthony West, posted by my friends at Magical Egypt.

🙂

 

Skull Hacha

Skull Hacha.

Place of origin: Mexico, Central Veracruz

Date: A.D. 600-900

Medium: Carved basalt stone.

Source: collections.lacma.org

Via: peashooter85’s reblogging of theancientwayoflife.

What a fine looking piece this is!

 

25 Nephilim Architectures Discovered in the Andes, Historians Puzzled by Highly Bizarre Feats

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So I’m only halfway through and felt I should post this. It has quite a lot of places that I’ve never heard of and despite the odd title, thankfully I’ve heard no woo so far. The info I am hearing is quite good and well-presented.

 

Eyes Looking At Heaven

Graham Hancock
5hrs

Mata-Ki-Te-Rangi, “Eyes Looking At Heaven” is one of the ancient names for Easter Island.

Why?

Check out this night photo of an Easter Island Moai by Santha Faiia (Santha Hancock).

Jaw-dropping stuff.

 

Image Credit : Mirsa Islas

Archaeologists Discover Bas-Relief of Golden Eagle at Aztec Templo Mayor

January 25, 2021

A team of archaeologists from the Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia (INAH) have announced the discovery of a bas-relief depicting an American golden eagle (aquila chrysaetos canadensis).

For the Mexica, the bird of prey was closely related to war and sacrifice, while being considered a nahual of the sun and, therefore, also of its tutelary god, Huitzilopochtli.

The relief was excavated at the foot of the Templo Mayor (the main temple of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan in present-day Mexico City), in the central axis that crosses the ‘chapel’ of Huitzilopochtli and the monumental sculpture of the goddess Coyolxauhqui.

Read the rest!

I love this… the ancients were just so fabulous. And the Aztec were not6 all that ancient. To my view of ancient, that is. : )

 

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Old photos of Maori Warriors with facial tattoo or moko. Some holding weapons and in traditional dress

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Viking ring castle

Viking ring castle in Denmark, dating from c. 980 AD.

Read more: museum-of-artifacts.blogspot.com/2015/10/vikings.html

Source: museum-of-artifacts

That looks pretty cool.

 

Shi Cheng, The Lion City

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Posted 17 hours ago by u/Fluid-Daydreamer

The Lion City, otherwise known as Shi Cheng, is an ancient submerged city located 130ft beneath Qiandao Lake, China. A maze of white temples, memorial arches, paved roads, and houses are hidden there. It’s around 1300 yrs old.

Very cool indeed.

I did not look, but I bet it is spelled Xi instead of Shi.

 

NEVER Before Seen Video INSIDE The BENT Pyramid of Egypt! Lost Civilizations & the Ancient Egyptians

Bright Insight
Jan 4, 2021

INCREDIBLE! First ever video footage INSIDE the Bent Pyramid of Egypt! Researchers have waited more than 5 decades to see what the interior structure of the Bent Pyramid looks like. This video was filmed on November 30th, 2020 and is among the first to ever show the public what the interior of this incredible ancient site looks like. This pyramid had been closed to researchers and the public up until June of 2019, and very few people have had the privilege to enter this incredible ancient site.

Incredible is right! Just excellent.

Well, Jimmy has beaten my friend Next Anyextee to the punch with this. Next is just finishing up the editing of his video on his own exploration of the interior of the Bent Pyramid. Next studied under my dear friend, the late, great John Anthony West and I can hardly wait to see his piece! Not to take anything away from Jimmy, who I think is an awesome fellow, as regulars know!

There’s a nice discussion goin on here on ATS, as well.

 

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The Gate of the Sun, also known as the Gateway of the Sun, is a monolith carved in the form of an arch or gateway at the site of Tiahuanaco by the Tiwanaku culture, an Andean civilization of Bolivia that thrived around Lake Titicaca in the Andes of western South America around 500-950 CE.

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This site is sacred and the stuff of legends and incredible happenings took place here in the past when it was active.

I want to go to this place so bad, but, sadly, it will never happen.

 

Papua New Guinea natives

Papua New Guinea

Believe it or not, folks, many of the tribes in PNG practice cannibalism. Strangeness abounds!

Photo via newguineatribalart

 

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‘Hetty Pegler’s Tump’ or Uley Prehistoric Long Barrow, Dursley, Gloucestershire.

Via thesilicontribesman

The Old Ones!

 

The Eye of Horus

Sohaila Hussein

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THE EYE OF HORUS – WADJET

The Eye of Horus (also known as wadjet, wedjat or udjat), is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, prosperity, restoration and good health.

Arguably the most recognizable symbol of Ancient Egypt, the Eye of Horus references the myth of the god Horus, who, in a demonstration of sacrifice, loses his eye during a heroic fight.

Following the battle, Horus’s eye is miraculously restored by another deity, referencing the concept of restoration.

The Eye of Horus thus metaphorizes the battle between order and chaos.

Jewelry and amulets were often carved in the shape of the Eye of Horus, as the symbol ensured wellness and protection for the wearer.

In a funerary context, the eye offered a safe passage to the afterlife for the departed.

Likewise, Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern sailors often painted the eye on the brows of their vessels in order to guarantee a sound voyage.

The Eye of Horus is similar to the Eye of Ra, the creator god, and represents many of the same concepts of power and protection.
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Source: Merrin Gallery, New York.

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Ahh, Sohaila rocks and knows so much…

 

Naiche

Naiche

Naiche, whose name in English means “meddlesome one” or “mischief maker,” is alternately spelled Nache, Nachi, or Natchez. He was the youngest son of Cochise and his wife Dos-teh-seh (Dos-tes-ey, – “Something-at-the-campfire-already-cooked,” b. 1838), His older brother was Tah-zay aka Chief Taza.

Battles/wars: Apache Wars

Relations: Cochise (father)

Rank: Chief or Leader of Chiricahua Apaches

Years of service: 1880–1886

– Wikipedia

Great guy! Mischief makers are cool, eh.

 

Sohaila Hussein

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PRIESTESS RANNAI

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Rannai was a priestess (singer) of the god Amon, and wife of Amenhotep, the priest.

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This figurine is from a tomb in the Valley of the Nobles, located in the necropolis at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna on the western bank of Thebes, presently Luxor.

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New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, c.1479-1425 BC.
Made from the precious ebony wood.
Tap on image for full view.

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My friend Sohaila always delivers the goods!

 

3 x 3 at Giza by Santha Faiia

3 x 3 at Giza

Photo by Santha Faiia (Santha Hancock)

Santha is such an amazing and masterful photographer!

 

Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, Egypt 1897 [AI Colorized, Denoised, Sharpened, Upscaled, 60fps]

History in Color
Nov 15, 2020

The original black and white footage was shot by Alexander Promio for Lumiere brothers in 1897. Restored it to color using Neural Networks.

* Colorized using AI.
* Denoised video to remove dirt and grains.
* Frames interpolated to 60 frames per second.
* Added sound for ambience.

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Music: Desert Caravan – Aaron Kenny from YouTube Audio Library

Wow!

Very, very cool indeed!

 

mex sphinx report

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Posted 10 hours ago by u/Robert-Belcher

Anybody ever heard of a Sphinx found in Mexico…? Article is dated September 5, 1930…

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I am not consciously remembering hearing about this specific case, but it is possible, as I remember other Egyptian stuff being found in a variety of places in the Americas.

 

Sabbat at the Standing Stone

Sabbat at the Standing Stone, by Matthew Manard (umbrafox), via DeviantArt.

Source: deviantart.com

Sweet.

 

Ancient pyramids and labyrinths in the Kola peninsula of Russia.

I am loving this…

Cool!

 

Proof a Mysterious Lost Ancient GLOBAL Civilization Spanned Virtually the Entire Planet…

Bright Insight
Mar 2, 2020

This will likely blow your mind. 250+ photos and comparisons of ancient sites around the world, show that there is a LOT more to the story of our ancient past. Proof of a lost ancient global civilization that has been hiding in plain sight, for thousands of years.

This one will certainly open some eyes to what once was, or may have been.

 

You Won’t Believe What’s Buried Under the Sahara…Hidden Lost Ancient Civilizations

Bright Insight
Aug 27, 2019

The world’s largest non-polar desert, is actually the widespread burial grounds of countless, mysteriously unknown, ancient ruins & civilizations, that have long since been forgotten, having been consumed and hidden by the sands of time, thousands of years ago. And here’s the thing…when I say “thousands of years ago”…that’s the part where things start to get really strange…

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Image Credit: Thank you to the outstanding work of Sean McKnight (www.deviantart.com/ynot1989/a…) for green sahara image seen multiple times in this video, starting at 4:04.

To think that this vast, lush area was at all uninhabited is beyond imagining. It must have been fabulous in riches and culture.

 

Revealed Photos Show Something Huge May be Hidden in Ancient Egypt – Lost Civilizations & Egyptians

Bright Insight
May 23, 2019

I’m going to show you 4 photos that were sent to me, of something that was recently discovered at a notable ancient Egyptian site, which for some reason, is yet to be shared with the public or reported in the headlines. It’s from the ancient Egyptians. Lost ancient civilizations & Egypt.

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What is revealed in this one is truly mind blowing. I do so hope that the authorities act quickly and most importantly reveal what they find!

 

The Lost City of Atlantis – Hidden in Plain Sight? Lost Ancient Human Civilizations

Bright Insight
Sep 4, 2018

Not only did the lost city of Atlantis likely exist, but its true location may have been hiding in plain sight for thousands of years, completely unnoticed, as we’ve been looking in all the wrong places…Since everyone assumes that it must be under the ocean somewhere, such as in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean or the Mediterranean Sea, which have long been considered to be the most likely places for its existence. And no, I am not about to suggest that Antarctica is the hidden location of Atlantis, either. Because in this video, I am going to connect the dots on the exact words that Plato used to describe Atlantis, its location, and the geographical land features that surround it, which were recorded in Plato’s dialogues, the Critias and Timaeus. And the details that Plato shared of Atlantis, which I’m about to share with you in side by side comparison, will show you that the Richat Structure located in Mauritania Africa, also commonly referred to as the Eye of the Sahara, or the Eye of Africa…is the most likely location for the lost city of Atlantis.

 

The Lost City of Atlantis – Hidden in Plain Sight? PART 2 – Lost Ancient Civilizations

Bright Insight
Sep 24, 2018

Make no mistake, the Richat Structure matches far more aspects of the description of the lost city of Atlantis than any other proposed site from around the world, including the most significant and precise details described by Plato. The Eye of the Sahara is the most likely location for Atlantis, and should be excavated immediately.

 

Ancient Map Shows The Lost City of Atlantis is The Eye of The Sahara – Ancient Civilization

Bright Insight
Oct 30, 2018

The Eye of Africa is not just the most likely location of Atlantis, but the connection of this new evidence I’m about share makes this case so compelling that it’s practically definitive. In my first two videos on the topic of The Lost City of Atlantis, I connected the dots on more than a dozen similarities between Plato’s description of Atlantis, to that of the Richat Structure, which is commonly referred to as the Eye of the Sahara and is located in a remote region of North West Africa, in the country of Mauritania. Atlantis has been hidden in plain sight for thousands of years.

Help support me in my effort to expose truth, on my Patreon: www.patreon.com/BrightInsight My channel discusses many different topics including Lost Ancient Human Civilizations, Intuition, Spirituality, Corruption, and various current events. Thank you for your support!

I remember this being on ATS but if I recall, which I may not, these days, the geology got to them. But please dont quote me, I am not sure.

In any event, I watched the third one of these first and was sufficiently intrigued to watch the first two and impressed enough with the whole thing that I put all three of them here. I think that it is a very real possibility, if not probability, that this thing is the place.

 

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Śladami przeszłości

September 9, 2020 at 4:39 AM

Interesting fact.

This is how the Roman toilet looked like, which also served as group meetings. The Romans took the subject naturally and there was nothing shy about it. During the defecation there were various discussions and chats. Why waste time using the toilet and meeting friends later when you can combine these two things? Excavating the remains of the ancient city of Dion, archaeologists discovered the toilet with as many as fifty seats. It’s not hard to guess that the fragrances here had to be intense, that’s why a maxima cloaca was created – a channel to which impurities “produced” in public toilets were flowing.

The channel, out of concern for the comfort of the residents of the city, was covered to keep the sad fragrances inside. After passing the city, the fecals went to Tiber, the main source of drinking water for the city… you read so well.

Who of you would like to drink water?

As a curiosity, it is worth adding here that the Romans used the same natural sponge to abrasion. They were soaked with salt water and hung in the toilets for her clients. If the client finished, he washed the sponge and hung it for the next person.

It’s hard to imagine today, but in Roman times it was something normal and natural. Admit it, who of you would use it?

Don’t forget to like the page in the footsteps of the past!

Wow. Seriously. Efficiency and expediency ruled the Romans, it appears. Funny how some things matter not to certain cultures and not much at all to others.

Humans. Gotta love ‘em.