Weird History

25+ Archaeological Finds That Made Us Say ‘Whoa’

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Vote up the archaeological discoveries that make you wish you were a real-life Indiana Jones.

Every so often, researchers dig up treasure troves of cool archaeological finds. While some of those ancient discoveries are a mystery to us, others are easily explainable. We know what the people of yesteryear used anchors, keys, and helmets for, but the fact that those artifacts survived hundreds - sometimes thousands - of years is pretty amazing.

The objects - and even entire villages, homes, or palaces - listed here may seem mundane at first glance, but once you realize just how long ago they were created, the only thing left to say is, "Whoa."