Discovered in the Otztaler Alps, Otzi is a naturally preserved mummy discovered in receding ice. Many theories exist regarding the cause of death; however CT scan has revealed an arrowhead lodged inside his shoulder, suggesting this as the probable cause.
Tomb thought to be constructed for the Pharaoh Khufu. Three chamber tomb.
Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. Built on the Acropolis, the architects were Ictinos and Callicrates.
Ostrakon with the inscription, "Perikles."
Mummified body of a woman of Pazyrky heritage. Elaborate burial mound, that consisted of numerous grave goods that suggest the individual was of high status, possibly a princess.
Designed by Satyros and Pythius of Priene for Mausolus. Site of tomb discovered by Charles Thomas Newton in the 19th century.
Ptolemy I issued the construction of a lighthouse to aid nighttime marine navigation. Destroyed in the 14th century. Jean-Yves Empereur, in 1994, recovered evidence of the tower from the harbor in which it stood.
Intact Viking ship was buried along with grave goods and humans. The presence of grave goods and other luxuries, indicate that the burial was for a high ranking individual, presumably a Viking queen who was one of those buried in the ship.
Features found on earth's surface are a result of geologic changes that happened over long periods of time. This seemed to contradict the biblical interpretation of the age of the earth which maintained that the earth was only 6000 years old.
Darwin argues that evolution occurs via natural selection.