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Found: The Last Piece of a Jigsaw Masterpiece by René Magritte
The fourth and final part of a painting hidden under other paintings ends an 80-year mystery.
November 15, 2017
Balthild Seal Matrix
This unusual 7th-century Frankish seal offers more questions than answers about its past.
Added by Jaszmina Szendrey
The Ancient Roman Cult That Continues to Vex Scholars
The Mithraic Mysteries worshipped a pagan god from subterranean temples buried throughout the empire.
November 13, 2017
The Gibberish That Sparked One of the Internet's Oldest Unsolved Mysteries
More than 20 years later, the true meaning of the Markovian Parallax Denigrate remains elusive.
November 10, 2017
St. Mark's Lost Third Column
Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Found: A Rare Carved Stone That Could Rewrite Art History
A miniature masterpiece from the Greek tomb of the "Griffin Warrior."
November 07, 2017
How ‘Photo Detectives’ Have Helped Reveal Irish History
The National Library of Ireland asked the public for help, and the public provided it.
November 02, 2017
Destroyed by Fire in 1849, Canada's First Parliament Building Gives Up Its Secrets
Odor control was a significant concern.
October 26, 2017
The Saga of a Long-Lost 15th-Century Illuminated Prayer Book
The Luneborch manuscript vanished, and was lost for decades only to reappear again in a mysterious package.
October 25, 2017
San Martín, Peru
Petroglyphs of Polish
This set of mysterious petroglyphs in the Peruvian jungle could shed light on centuries-old activities in the region.
Added by Tony Dunnell
Al Bidya, United Arab Emirates
Al Bidya Mosque
The oldest surviving mosque in the UAE has mysterious origins and unusual architecture.
Added by lindsaysuzanne
The Mountain Sphinx
Conspiracy theories and occult legends surround this mysterious natural rock formation.
Added by patriciaoprea
The Skeletons of Stonehenge
Ancient human remains unearthed around the iconic monument.
Added by satxwdavis
Found: A Long-Lost Roman Theater in Jerusalem
Roman ruins emerge deep beneath the Western Wall.
October 16, 2017
Archaeologists Strike Gold at the Site of a Mysterious 5th-Century Massacre
New discoveries deepen the enigma of Sweden's Sandby borg.
October 11, 2017
The Mystery Hiding in the Cracks of a 17th-Century Painting Has Been Revealed
A cardinal, a bull, a pope, and a monk walk into Yale Divinity School.
October 06, 2017
Fountain of 99 Spouts
A medieval fountain lined with 99 unique stone faces whose origins and meaning remain unknown.
Added by The F
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland
Flannan Isle Lighthouse
What happened to the three lighthouse keepers who vanished from this place remains a mystery over a century later.
Added by jbartlett2000
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