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New Underwater Discoveries in Greece Reveal Ancient Roman Engineering

New Underwater Discoveries in Greece Reveal Ancient Roman Engineering

New underwater discoveries in Greece reveal ancient Roman engineeringNew archaeological excavations at the ancient port of Corinth have uncovered evidence of large-scale, ancient Roman engineering. Named Lechaion, the port was one of a pair that connected the city of ancient Corinth to Mediterranean trade networks. Lechaion is located on the

Byzantine Empire Daily Life : A Look at the Byzantine Empire Lifestyle

Byzantine Empire Daily Life : A Look at the Byzantine Empire Lifestyle

Daily Life in the Byzantine EmpireByzantine Empire Daily Life Daily life in the Byzantine Empire, like almost everywhere else before or since, largely depended on one’s birth and the social circumstances of one's parents. There were some opportunities for advancement based on education, the accumulation of wealth, and gaining favour from

Mystery of ‘Screaming Egyptian Mummy’ Finally Resolved

Screaming Egyptian Mummy

Mystery of 'screaming Egyptian mummy' which has baffled archaeologists for years finally resolvedThe "Screaming Egyptian Mummy" mystery from ancient Egypt has baffled experts for years but the secret behind the horrifying remains has finally been resolved.When archaeologists first uncovered the mummified body they were surprised to find the face of

Spain Cracks Secret Code on King Ferdinand’s Military Letters

Spain Cracks Secret Code on King Ferdinand's Military Letters

Spain Cracks Secret Code on King Ferdinand's Mysterious 500-year-old Military LettersSecret 500-year-old letters sent by King Ferdinand II of Aragon to one of his military commanders have finally been deciphered.Spain’s Army Museum called in experts from Spain’s intelligence agency, the Centro Nacional de Inteligencia (CNI), to help decipher the mysterious

Archaeology Reveals China’s First Emperor Obsessed with ‘Eternal Life’

Archaeology Reveals China’s First Emperor Obsessed with ‘Eternal Life’

Archaeology Reveals China’s First Emperor Obsessed with ‘Eternal Life’Chinese Emperor Qin Shihuang carried out an intensive crusade for eternal life and ordered a nationwide search for an elixir of immortality, new archaeological research has revealed. Research into a recently discovered collection of 36,000 wooden tablets shows that China’s first emperor, the

Dried Flower from Lincoln’s Bier Found in Historical Society Attic

Dried Flower from Lincoln’s Bier Found in Historical Society Attic

Dried flower from Lincoln’s bier found in historical society atticA single delicate dried flower that lay on Abraham Lincoln’s bier has been discovered in the archives of a local historical society in Lockport, Illinois. Sandy Vasko, Director of the Will County Historical Museum & Research Center, discovered the single white

Rare Runes Referred to an Ancient Comb Simply As a Comb

Rare Runes Referred to an Ancient Comb Simply As a Comb

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/50228Archaeologists excavating the ancient market square in the city of Ribe in southwest Jutland, Denmark, have unearthed a comb from around 800 A.D. that is inscribed with the word “comb” written in runes. They also discovered a second runic inscription on a plaque of bone or antler that has yet

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