tombs

We're Getting Closer To Finding Mona Lisa's Skeleton

Researchers who’ve been hunting for Mona Lisa’s skeleton are now opening up a family tomb in hopes of confirming Mona Lisa’s existence. They want to confirm that bones they found last year under a convent are the remains of Lisa Gherardini. The family tomb they’re cracking open is the resting place for Gherardini’s two sons and husband. DNA testing would confirm their relation.


Old Mayan Tomb Finally Photographed With Mini-Camera

Hidden for 1500 years, this funeral tomb in Palenque, Mexico, was finally glimpsed by human eyes when researchers lowered a mini camera (measuring 4cm x 6cm) through a crack in the ceiling.


Space Archeologists Discover A Thousand Egyptian Tombs In Tanis

Dr Sarah Parcak thinks that “excavating a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist” but that Indiana Jones is “old school”. Well, she must know. After all, she has discovered two pyramids and 1000 tombs. From space.


Man Builds a Tomb with TV, Food, Fresh Air Just in Case He's Buried Alive

A crazy Brazilian man named Freud is so afraid of being buried alive that he’s built himself a tomb nice enough to live in, complete with TV and food. You know, just in case. It also has built-in megaphones that would allow for him to call for help just in case his body raised from the dead in some sort of zombification ritual and he wanted to lure in some easy victims.