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Discovery of stone monument adds new chapter to ancient Maya history: New World 'Cleopatra story' waits 1,000 years to be retold

Discovery of stone monument adds new chapter to ancient Maya history: New World 'Cleopatra story' waits 1,000 years to be retold | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists tunneling beneath the main temple of the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka’ in Guatemala have discovered a stone monument with hieroglyphic text detailing the exploits of a little-known sixth-century princess whose progeny prevailed...

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I never knew that the Cleopatra story was that old. And I didn't know that the story would wait 1,000 years to be retold! Thats amazing and interesting!

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Grand Canyon may be as old as dinosaurs: U.S. research

Grand Canyon may be as old as dinosaurs: U.S. research | Ancient History | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - New research suggests the Grand Canyon, one of the seven wonders of the world, may have a far more interesting and ancient history than previously thought, a U.S.

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Whenever I think of or hear about the Grand Canyon, it never crosses my mind of how old it is or how big it is and that it's apart of history.

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