Ancient Mysteries

Is Atlantis in Morocco?
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Is the Lost City of Atlantis in Morocco?

The lost city of Atlantis is thought, by some, to be nothing more than myth, part of an allegory written by the Greek philosopher Plato in his works Timaeus and Critias. But one German computer programmer, Michael Hubner, believed the city was real, and that he may have discovered its ... ⇒ 3:10 pm

Chichen Itza Ball Court

Archeologists Determine Purpose Of “Watchtower-Style Structures” At Chichen Itza

Archeologists at Chichen Itza in Mexico have determined the original purpose of previously discovered “watchtower-style structures.” It’s believed the Maya people used these structures, which were located atop the walls of the ceremonial ball court, to calculate equinoxes and solstices. To determine their ancient functions, archeologists actually reconstructed the watchtower-like ... ⇒ 3:45 pm