The Dorchester Pot is a metal vase probably an alloy of zinc and silver found during some construction work in Dorchester, Massachusetts (USA), in 1852. The fact that it was embedded in a layer of puddingstone which was at a depth of about 15 feet which some claim to be about 320 million years ago , has prompted many independent researchers to count it as an OOPArt.
The Baghdad Battery (or Parthian Battery) is believed to be an artifact dating back to the dynasty of the Parthians (247 AC -224 AD) which is supposed to be a primitive galvanic cell, forerunner, therefore, of the electrochemical cell by Alessandro Volta of about 1800 years.
Crystal skulls are artifacts in the shape of a human skull made from blocks of transparent quartz and declared by their discoverers as Mesoamerican artifacts belonging to the pre-Columbian era, although, to date, none of them have been authenticated as such. Some people continue to consider them OOPArts, others attribute them esoteric meanings or consider them responsible for inexplicable phenomena, there are also who believe that they are artifacts abandoned on Earth by alien life forms.
The Shroud of Turin, also known as the Holy Shroud is one of the most controversial relics in the history of Christianity: can the Shroud be considered an OOPArtor is it proof that in ancient times our ancestors were in possession of incredibly advanced technologies?
Tecaxic-Calixtlahuaca head is a small terracotta figurine of presumed Roman origin, discovered by Jose Garcia Payon in Mexico in 1933, during the excavation of a funerary offering in the pre-Hispanic settlement of Tecaxic-Calixtlahuaca, almost forty miles northwest of Mexico City.
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The Maine Penny is the only certain relic of Viking origin found in the United States during the second year of excavation at the Goddard site, Maine. The small silver coin was identified as a medieval Norwegian penny coined by King Olav III Kyrre between 1067 and 1093 AD...
The Italian writer and journalist Peter Kolosimo, is considered one of the pioneers of mysterious archeology and paleoufologytogether with Robert Charroux and Walter Raymond Drake and well ahead of Erich von Däniken
What would happen if the first fossil to be discovered in Africa with characteristics of Homo sapiens had a small circular hole that forensic scientists trace back to the action of a very high speed bullet?
The Broken Hill skull (also called Kabwe 1) is a mystery of the past.
In Ta Prohm temple is a ten-foot column covered with decorative bas-reliefs: one of the animals depicted there, bears a striking resemblance to a stegosaurus.