Dragon and Griffin Megaliths Dating Back 12,000 Years to End of Ice Age, or Earlier

By The Siberian Times reporter Unknown ancient people left the newly discovered fantastical creatures hewn of granite in Altai Mountains. This dragon drawn on a rock weighing a staggering 120 tons is believed to be exceptionally old, a megalith designed by a mysterious ancient population about whom we know nothing.   The unique megaliths were located at Mokhnataya mountain in Altai region, some 20 kilometres from the resort town of Belokurikha….

The Russian Island of Cannibals

With all of our civilization, intellect, and culture, it’s easy for us humans to fall into the sense that we are somehow superior to all around us. We like to think that it is these qualities, as well as all of our technology and sophistication that sets us apart from beasts, and with all of this self assurance of our higher place in the world it is easy to forget…

7 Facts About Mummies That Are Seemingly Insane, But True

Image source Intriguing things, these mummies. Imagine people taking immaculate care to make corpses last for thousands of years; providing them with every means of luxury that a person might need to lead an extravagant life – from personal servants to do biddings to their favourite pets, along with ample amount of food, drink, and clothes. They also provided them with protection, of curses, of mazes, of hidden entrances, hoping that…

Dozens of new craters appear in Siberia

Siberia found itself at the center of one of last year’s biggest mysteries when a number of large holes started to appear in remote areas of the country back in July. Researchers spent months investigating the phenomenon and determined that the release of gas hydrates brought about by rising temperatures was the most likely explanation. Now however it turns out that the craters may be a lot more widespread in…

We Now Know Why This 2,500 Year Old Princess Died – Perhaps It’s Why She Was Buried With Cannabis

The mummified remains of a 2,500-year-old Siberian princess were extracted from the Altai Mountains in Russia in 1993. The finding of the so-called Princess Ukok in a permafrost subterranean tomb in the Altai Mountains, somewhere near the borders of Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia, is considered one of the most important Russian archaeological discoveries of the late 20th century. It was believed to be part of the Pazyryk nomadic tribe mentioned in…