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RINVENUTA A RAHAT, ISRAELE, ANTICA MOSCHEA DI VII SECOLO

Per leggere questo articolo occorrono 5 minuti A poco più di un anno dallo scavo della Mosche di Tiberiade e tre anni dopo aver trovato una delle prime moschee rurali del mondo nel sud di Israele, gli archeologi dell’Israel Antiquities Authority ne hanno trovata una seconda nello stesso centro urbano di …

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Ancient Egyptian Weapons: The Evolution of Warfare

Anyone interested in the history of warfare or weaponry should make sure to look at ancient Egyptian weapons and how the Egyptian armies utilized their technological superiority.  Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News Ancient Places Africa Read Later  Source: Ancient Origins

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Second Possible Seventh-Century Mosque Uncovered in Israel

RAHAT, ISRAEL—According to a Haaretz report, a second structure that may have served as an early mosque some 1,200 years ago has been found in southern Israel’s northern Negev Desert by a team of researchers led by Oren Shmueli, Elena Kogan-Zehavi, and Noe David Michael of the Israel Antiquities Authority. …

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Researchers Return to Greece’s Antikythera Shipwreck

ATHENS, GREECE—According to an Ars Technica report, a bearded marble head was recovered from the Antikythera shipwreck by an international team of researchers led by Angeliki G. Simosi of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Evia after several large boulders that had been partially covering the wreck were removed. Discovered by …

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BepiColombo Comes Within 200km of Mercury in Latest Flyby

A view of Mercury captured by ESA/JAXA’s BepiColombo mission during a gravity assistance maneuver on June 23, 2022, shows the planet’s rich geological landscape and an unprecedented view of the smallest planet in our solar system, a little bigger than Earth’s Moon, and not the hottest planet to the sun …

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Paleolithic Site in England Dated With Infrared-Radiofluorescence

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND—According to a statement released by the University of Cambridge, new excavations at a site in Canterbury that was discovered in the 1920s have allowed an international team of researchers to date the presence of Homo heidelbergensis in southern England to between 520,000 and 620,000 years ago, a warmer …

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Inscriptions Reveal Details About Palmyra’s “Anonymous God”

WROCŁAW, POLAND—Science in Poland reports that Aleksandra Kubiak-Schneider of the University of Wrocław examined more than 2,500 Aramaic inscriptions on stone altars from Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra. Most of these inscriptions date from the second to third centuries A.D., and all contain phrases such as “He whose name is …

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