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Neolithic village found in Polish lake

A Neolithic settlement has been found in a lake in Northern Poland. "In shallow water in the reservoir we found a large amount of animal bones, remains of tools made of antler and numerous fragments of pottery, used at various times by ancient communities. Among them, the fragments that caught our

Ancient boats found in Irish Lake

Twelve boats ranging in dates from the Bronze Age to the medieval period have been found in Lough Corrib in Ireland. The oldest of the vessels located, the 4,500-year-old Annaghkeen log boat, had already been lying on the bed of Lough Corrib for 3,500 years when the Vikings arrived, Capt Northage

Byzantine church discovered in Turkish lake

A 1,500-year-old Byzantine basilica has been found in Turkey's Lake Iznik. A church which dates back to the year 500 AD was unearthed during excavations conducted under in the depths of Lake Iznik in Turkey's western province of Bursa, as Anadolu Agency reports. Professor Mustafa Sahin from Bursa Uludag University's Archaeology

Ancient mass grave found drained Mexican lake.

More than 150 skulls have been found in a drained lake near Mexico, complete with vertebra attached. Archaeologists are hypothesizing that they may have been victims of a mass sacrifice. Carbon dating suggested that the skulls were at least 1,100 years old, and the few dozen analyzed so far are mostly

Remains of freed slaves moved from dried lake bed to cemetery

The remains of more than two dozen graves of freed slaves and their children have been moved from a dried lake bed to a nearby cemetery in Texas. "I have talked to people who say they don't know where their grandmother is buried," McManus said. "I've done a lot of research,

Aboriginal artifacts found at bottom of lake

Traces of an aboriginal presence have been found at the bottom of a lake in Ontario, Canada. Led by researcher Lisa Sonnenburg of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., the team took sediment samples from a shallow section of Rice Lake -a popular summer vacation spot northeast of Toronto -where prehistoric First

Cracked Mayan code may lead to lost treasure

This is a story right out of Indiana Jones: Archaeologists have translated an ancient Mayan codex which points to a lost treasure at the bottom of a lake in Guatemala. It sounds like a movie, but it's very much real, reported FoxNewsLatino. Joachim Rittsteig, an expert in Mayan writing who is

Ancient mega-lake identified in Egyptian desert

Apparently the deserts of western Egypt were once home to a large mega-lake fed by the Nile River's earliest annual floods. Fossil fish and space shuttle radar images have defined the bed and drainage channels of the long lost lake, which at times was larger than Lake Michigan, stretching as