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The Mystery of Bosnia's Ancient Pyramids

The Mystery of Bosnia's Ancient Pyramids | Ancient History | Scoop.it
An amateur archaeologist says he's discovered the world's oldest pyramids in the Balkans.
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Newly Discovered Giant Platypus Rewrites History : DNews

Newly Discovered Giant Platypus Rewrites History : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
The extinct 3-foot-long platypus suggests multiple species of the mixed-up mammals swam ancient Australian waters at the same time.
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Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Iran | Ancient Origins

Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Iran | Ancient Origins | Ancient History | Scoop.it
A team of Iranian and Italian archaeologists has discovered the remains of an ancient temple in an Elymais site in the Kaleh Chendar region in southwestern Iran.Elymais (the Greek name for Biblical Elam), otherwise called Elamais, was a semi-independent...
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The 10 Best Practical Places to Explore Ancient Rome - Huffington Post

The 10 Best Practical Places to Explore Ancient Rome - Huffington Post | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Huffington Post The 10 Best Practical Places to Explore Ancient Rome Huffington Post But that doesn't mean you can't get your fill of ancient Rome in more practical places and, to help you explore with ease, the folks at history travel website...
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The Complete History of the Freemasonry and the Creation of the New World Order | Humans Are Free

The Complete History of the Freemasonry and the Creation of the New World Order | Humans Are Free | Ancient History | Scoop.it
The creation of the New World Order (NWO) agenda was put in motion by the infamous character, Maye... (The title of this article is misleading, as both Freemasonry (originally the Gnostic Mystery schools of ancient...
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Ancient Magic Curse Tablet Found in Jerusalem : DNews

Ancient Magic Curse Tablet Found in Jerusalem : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists excavate a 1,700-year-old tablet with an etched curse, in the City of David in Jerusalem.
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Ancient Sidon: Sifting through the city's deadly history - The Independent

Ancient Sidon: Sifting through the city's deadly history - The Independent | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Ancient Sidon: Sifting through the city's deadly history
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Across the ruins of ancient Sidon, Matt Williams darts like one of the stick-like figures on the Mycenaean pottery he and his Lebanese and British colleagues have discovered.
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abigail's curator insight, November 2, 2013 3:50 AM

they have found gold pendants, earrings, silver bracelets and, a tiny cylindrical seal depicting a worshipper with a gift, a seated goddess and a bearded hero wearing the headdress of a bull-man , underneath the cities of today of today from the greeks long intresting history. we can see that the ancestors long ago werent ignorant and made things went around things even when they had no technological inventions then as we do now. 

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Ancient Mars May Have Been Rocked by Explosive Supervolcano - Cleveland Leader

Ancient Mars May Have Been Rocked by Explosive Supervolcano - Cleveland Leader | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Cleveland Leader Ancient Mars May Have Been Rocked by Explosive Supervolcano Cleveland Leader Maybe we've been looking for the shield type all this time, and maybe for the most ancient history, we should be looking for the explosive type." The...
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Anti-Vampire Rituals Practiced in Bulgaria up until 25 Years Ago | Ancient Origins

Anti-Vampire Rituals Practiced in Bulgaria up until 25 Years Ago | Ancient Origins | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has said that anti-vampire rituals, which have been practiced since at least the 13th century, only stopped being practiced around 25 years ago.According to pagan beliefs, people who were considered bad during...
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On This Day in Ancient History

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On September 23, A.D. 38, Emperor Caligula had his sister Drusilla deified. Caligula is accused of having had incestuous relations with his sisters, possibly.
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Ancient Oxygen Discovery Rewrites History Of Life On Earth - Huffington Post Canada

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Ancient Oxygen Discovery Rewrites History Of Life On Earth
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Oxygen appeared in the Earth's atmosphere up to 700 million years earlier than thought, according to a study led by a B.C.
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Women & Power in Ancient Egypt: After 2,000 years, how far have we really come?

Women & Power in Ancient Egypt: After 2,000 years, how far have we really come? | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Did you know that women in ancient Egypt owned and inherited property, could divorce their husbands, worked in the mercantile in such activities as renting out land, selling goods, production of te...
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What Are the Major Periods of Ancient Greek History

What Are the Major Periods of Ancient Greek History | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Greek history can seem an expansive and intimidating subject. For many students, it may also seem equally irrelevant to their lives today. So why study it? The simple answer is that so many of the institutions, cultural characteristics, and...

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Weird Facts About King Tut and His Mummy : DNews

Weird Facts About King Tut and His Mummy : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
On the anniversary of the discovery of King Tut's tomb on Nov 22, 1922 the best-known pharaoh of ancient Egypt remains a puzzle filled with several weird, unexplained details.
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Pig-Like Beast Leads Way to Ancient Cave Drawings : DNews

Pig-Like Beast Leads Way to Ancient Cave Drawings : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
On the trail of pig-like creatures in Brazil, researchers discovered cave drawings showing armadillos, birds and reptiles.
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Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History. Life in Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History. Life in Mesopotamia | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Teachers and students are invited to examine artifacts from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and use the teacher-developed questions to drive individual research or classroom discussions.

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Yangchen Lhamo's curator insight, January 23, 12:01 AM

It's funny how knowing there are still mudbrick houses in poor cities of India, where in here, the Jormo House Models were dated way thousands years ago.  

Sheena Dhillon's curator insight, January 23, 11:51 PM

Ancient Mesopotamia is thought to be the beginning of civilization. This is thought to be the case due to the fact that they are the ones who created and developed many items in which we use today and are still present in our lives such as language and even government. This website gives a brief synopsis of it. 

Andrea Arminguay's curator insight, January 24, 11:50 PM

this articles and sections were interesting as they explain more in detail the history of the mesopotamia culture such as the role of women, literature, etc.

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Myths of Mankind: The Mahabharata (Ancient History Documentary)

Myths of Mankind: The Mahabharata (Ancient History Documentary) Maha in Sanskrit means big and bharata refers to the great emperor Bharat, whose empire was k...

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Elizabeth Otis's curator insight, February 14, 2:24 AM

It is interesting to listen to something from the beliefs of such a different culture to our own. 

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Ancient Aliens: Magic of the Gods Full Episode - Ancient Aliens - H2 on History.com

Ancient Aliens: Magic of the Gods Full Episode - Ancient Aliens - H2 on History.com | Ancient History | Scoop.it
If ancient aliens visited Earth, who were they, and where did they come from? Find out on Ancient Aliens on History.com. (http://t.co/Ac28RhrtLR)
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Did China discover America 70 years before Columbus? | Ancient Origins

Did China discover America 70 years before Columbus? | Ancient Origins | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Recently we reported on a new book by Italian physicist and philologist Lucio Russo who presented the controversial claim that the ancient Greeks discovered America long before Christopher Columbus set foot on American soil in 1492.
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Ancient Skeletons Reveal Genetic History of Central Europe - Smithsonian (blog)

Ancient Skeletons Reveal Genetic History of Central Europe - Smithsonian (blog) | Ancient History | Scoop.it
National Geographic Ancient Skeletons Reveal Genetic History of Central Europe Smithsonian (blog) To attempt to piece together Europe's vast genetic history, researchers from the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) at the University of...
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Stone Age Bow and Arrows Uncovered in Norway : DNews

Stone Age Bow and Arrows Uncovered in Norway : DNews | Ancient History | Scoop.it
A Neolithic bow and arrows were recently unearthed when a snow patch that had remained untouched for thousands of years melted.
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Math explains history: Simulation accurately ca...

Math explains history: Simulation accurately ca... | Ancient History | Scoop.it
The question of how human societies evolve from small groups to the huge, anonymous and complex societies of today has been answered mathematically, accurately matching the historical record on the emergence of complex states in the ancient world.
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On This Day in Ancient History - The Death of the Roman Poet Virgil

On This Day in Ancient History - The Death of the Roman Poet Virgil | Ancient History | Scoop.it
On the 21 of September, in 19 B.C., the Roman poet Vergil (Virgil) died, during the reign of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Vergil's influence on the.
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JI9 Sculpting: Breathing New Life to Ancient History Through Fossils ... - Copper.org

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JI9 Sculpting: Breathing New Life to Ancient History Through Fossils, Meteorites and Copper. By Jennifer Hetrick.
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Digging deep: 15 ancient ruins you might not know

Digging deep: 15 ancient ruins you might not know | Ancient History | Scoop.it
Ancient ruins open your mind to just how old "old" can be and how sophisticated our ancient ancestors were in devising their artistic and engineering methods.
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