Archaeology has uncovered many secrets from the ancient world. But the Earth has a bad habit of eroding the past, making it difficult to piece together the stories of our ancestors. In the past couple of centuries, we’ve discovered Roman artifacts in the Americas, found ancient Greek cities in what was once thought to be the backwater of Ancient Greece, puzzled over the success of the Incan economy, and have long searched for the core of history’s first true empire.
These mysteries prove that humanity needs to keep digging to uncover the truth, lest we repeat our past mistakes.
Here are 10 mysteries of ancient civilizations.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!