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Alexander the Great: His 10 Most Tremendous Battles

Alexander III (Macedonian) lived from July 356 BC to June 323 BC and is commonly known as Alexander the Great. He was the king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon. After succeeding his father for the throne of Macedon in 366 BC, he transformed this large city in northern Greece into one …

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NECROPOLI PUNICA SCOPERTA A OSASUNA, SPAGNA

Per leggere questo articolo occorrono 3 minuti Durante la realizzazione di lavori di ripristino delle forniture idriche nel sud della Spagna sono stati rinvenuti i resti di una necropoli punica ben conservata. Gli archeologi che esplorano il sito, nei pressi delle rovine romane della città di Osuna, 90 km a …

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Ship Graffiti at Zanzibar Fort Recorded

EXETER, ENGLAND—According to a statement released by the University of Exeter, John P. Cooper and Alessandro Ghidoni recorded graffiti depicting ships inside the ramparts at Zanzibar Fort, which is located on the coast of Tanzania and was built by the rulers of Oman in the eighteenth century. The engravings are …

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Traces of Aztec Dwelling Unearthed in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO—Live Science reports that the ruins of a dwelling dated to about 800 years ago were uncovered during construction work in the Centro neighborhood of Mexico City by researchers from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). When the structure was built, it was situated in a …

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Crystal-Clear Vision – The Ancient History of Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses are an essential tool for thousands of people across the globe. Unfortunately, glasses didn’t always exist, which caused difficulties for those in the ancient past with poor vision. Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News Read Later  Source: Ancient Origins

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The Sophisticated Water Technologies of the Ancient Nabataeans

The Nabataeans were an ancient Semitic people, dating back to 586 BC, who inhabited northern Arabia and the southern Levant. The desert climate created agricultural difficulties for the Nabataeans Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Technology News Ancient Places Asia Read Later  Source: Ancient Origins

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NUOVE SCOPERTE A GEBEL EL-HARIDI, EGITTO

Per leggere questo articolo occorrono 3 minuti Il Segretario generale del Consiglio Supremo delle Antichità egiziane, Mostafa Waziry, mostra che la missione archeologica egiziana a Gebel El-Haridi, presso Sohag, ha scoperto una casa torre destinata a posto di controllo, costruita durante il regno di Tolomeo III. La missione ha anche …

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Ibis Remains Detected in Ancient Egyptian Mummy

ITHACA, NEW YORK—A recent CT scan of a 1,500-year-old mummy held in the collections at Cornell University has revealed the remains of a sacred ibis (Threskiornis aethiopica), according to a Live Science report. A study of museum records conducted by researcher Carol Ann Barsody and her colleagues suggests that the …

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