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, 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.