10 Of The Most Impressive Archaeological Discoveries Ever



Nag Hammadi Library

Back in 1945, Nag Hammadi, Egypt, made an impressive discovery. A local peasant found twelve leather papyrus books inside of a big jar. The contents of said books were Gnostic texts known via commentaries from the Church.

Pompeii

Pompeii, the ancient city from Rome, was buried in a volcanic eruption after Mount Vesuvius exploded. For 1700 years, the entire city was lost to the world. Today, tourists can visit the unearthed buildings and people who lost their lives there.