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New light shed on history of ancient glass

New light shed on history of ancient glass | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it

It’s an everyday material we take for granted but now the secrets of how we came to benefit from the many uses of the most unique of substances… glass, are revealed in a new book by a world-leading archaeologist from The University of Nottingham.


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Juilian Henderson a professor from the university of Nottingham has analyized ancient glass and has come to the conclusion to the different time period the ancient people have created with this material. They have advanced and done so much with in the years with the glass that represents their society and culture. 

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The high road on the Karakoram Highway, • Ancient history, modern ... - Bend Bulletin

The high road on the Karakoram Highway, • Ancient history, modern ...
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The Karakoram Highway extends to 800 miles from Abbottabad in Pakistan to Kashgar in China’s western Xinjiang region. This highway is the highest transitional roadway. 

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Roman mosaic returns to Stanwick Lakes

Roman mosaic returns to Stanwick Lakes | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
A Roman floor mosaic has returned to Stanwick Lakes after being excavated from the site more than 20 years ago.

Via Richard Mansel
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Their has been a Roman floor mosaic that has been return to its original place after 20 years. Stanwick Lakes had been a place of unearthed objects , where archeologist have found ancient monuments and objects.

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Archaeologists find prehistoric Romeo and Juliet locked in eternal embrace - USATODAY.com

Archaeologists find prehistoric Romeo and Juliet locked in eternal embrace - USATODAY.com | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
It could be humanity's oldest story of doomed love. Archaeologists have unearthed two skeletons from the Neolithic period locked in a tender embrace and buried outside Mantua, just 25 miles south of Verona, the romantic city where Shakespeare set...

Via Richard Mansel
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Archaeologist have uburied two skelostons that seem to have been the bodies of Romeo and Juliet. They were found in tender embrace.They weer buried between 5,000 and 6,000 years ago.

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Scientists reveal ancient texts in medieval manuscripts - Medievalists.net

Scientists reveal ancient texts in medieval manuscripts - Medievalists.net | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Using cutting-edge technology, European scientists have uncovered new fragments by Euripides and an unknown ancient commentary on Aristotle. (Scientists reveal ancient texts in medieval manuscripts: Using cutting-edge technology, Eur...
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The Palamedes project, of the Universities of Göttingen and Bologna have discovered the fragments of Jerusalem writing. By using advanced multispectral imaging methods the Palemedes project managed to see the original writings in the manuscripts.

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An ancient civilization near Pakistan had flushing toilets in every home!

An ancient civilization near Pakistan had flushing toilets in every home! | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
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The Indus Valley civilization in North Southwest Asia had an advanced ancient period. They had a water system at an early time, they had toiliet with sewers that had piplines.

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elizama ramirez's curator insight, February 1, 12:37 AM

Near Pakistan an ancient civilization had their first flush toilets used. They were more advanced and were quiet organized and clean.

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Yong Wan stone village offers a window into ancient history for the match ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Yong Wan stone village offers a window into ancient history for the match ... - PR Newswire (press release) | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Yong Wan stone village offers a window into ancient history for the match ...
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The Yong Wan stone village is found in China. This villages is still in place as of today their has been some damages but it is stilll standing. This village has remained untouchable although their has been a construction of a golf course and resort around.

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Stone Age Bow and Arrows Uncovered in Norway : DNews

Stone Age Bow and Arrows Uncovered in Norway : DNews | Civilization in 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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An ancient bow an arrow was found in Noway under a snow patch. This bow an arrow that might have been used to hunt for reindeer and it is about 5400 years old. 

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Newly found ancient skull could rewrite human history

Newly found ancient skull could rewrite human history | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Discovered in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, a 1.8 million-year-old skull may be the missing link that ties all of humanity together

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Their was discovery of skull in Georgia that is about 1.8 million years old and their has been doubt if it is human. 

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Keith Mielke's curator insight, February 20, 12:19 AM

A question that has puzzled scholars for ages are we related to monkeys? This new skull might just be the missing link.

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Tons of Tequesta Indian history to be excavated - Sun-Sentinel

Tons of Tequesta Indian history to be excavated - Sun-Sentinel | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Tons of Tequesta Indian history to be excavated
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And that's going to happen in a big way this month in downtown Miami, with the excavation of 10 to 15 tons of limestone rock containing an ancient Tequesta Indian home foundation.
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Ancient Tequesta Indian Home in Miami has been excavated and their has been 10-15 tons of limestone found. 

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What Caused Fire Which Destroyed America’s Most Prosperous Ancient City? | Ancient Origins

What Caused Fire Which Destroyed America’s Most Prosperous Ancient City? | Ancient Origins | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
The ancient Native American city of Cahokia, which was built around 600 AD, was once home to 15,000 inhabitants, stretches of farmland, wealthy communities and surrounded by 120 pyramids similar to Mayan temples.
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The ancient city of Cakohia was Native Americans land it was build in  600 AD but it was destroyed by a massize blaze in 1170 AD. 

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Ancient Etruscan Prince Emerges From Tomb: Photos : DNews

Ancient Etruscan Prince Emerges From Tomb: Photos  : DNews | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Inside a 2,600-year-old tomb lies the likely remains of a prince from one of the most enigmatic cultures of all time.
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Itialian archaeologists have found a 2,600 year old tomb that laid with the remains of a prince and these images show some of the ancient objects found. 

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Ancient Kingdom Discovered Beneath Mound in Iraq - Discovery News

Ancient Kingdom Discovered Beneath Mound in Iraq - Discovery News | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
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In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq archaeologists have discovered an ancient city called Idu, hidden beneath a mound.
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This ancient city called Indu was found hidden under a mound by some archaeologists in northern Iraq this city showned be from ~ 3,300 -2,900 years ago. (Owen Jarus, Ancient Kingdom Discovered Beneath Mound in Iraq- Discovery News)

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Ancient Oxygen Discovery Rewrites History Of Life On Earth - Huffington Post Canada

Ancient Oxygen Discovery Rewrites History Of Life On Earth - Huffington Post Canada | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Ancient Oxygen Discovery Rewrites History Of Life On Earth
Huffington Post Canada
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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Malta and Gozo have become very relaxing places for people to spend vacations. Many thousands of years ago this islands were ruined with the destruction the Mediterranean sun had cause but with th british empire help these two islands have become an important part of history. 

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Archaeological discoveries confirm early date of Buddha’s life

Archaeological discoveries confirm early date of Buddha’s life | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Evidence of a structure at the birthplace of the Buddha

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Archaeologists have discovered the birth place of Buddha in Nepal. They have been working excavating the area and have discover his birthplace. 

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Ancient City Found Beneath Biblical-Era Ruins : DNews

Ancient City Found Beneath Biblical-Era Ruins : DNews | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Traces of a previously unknown, 14th-century Canaanite city buried underneath the ruins of another city in Israel.

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An ancient city has been found buried underneath Isreal . Their has been found pottery vessels that come from the late Bronze Age. The objects found shoes traces of Egyptians. 

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Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Iran | Ancient Origins

Archaeologists discover ancient temple in Iran | Ancient Origins | Civilization in 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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A group of itialian and Iranian archaeologist have discovered what was left of an ancient temple in the southwest of Iran. The temple was called Elamais, and it was at about 3000 years old and was a semi independent state. 

 

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New light shed on history of ancient glass

New light shed on history of ancient glass | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it

It’s an everyday material we take for granted but now the secrets of how we came to benefit from the many uses of the most unique of substances… glass, are revealed in a new book by a world-leading archaeologist from The University of Nottingham.


Via Deanna Dahlsad
Lucero Trejo Guerrero's insight:

Juilian Henderson a professor from the university of Nottingham has analyized ancient glass and has come to the conclusion to the different time period the ancient people have created with this material. They have advanced and done so much with in the years with the glass that represents their society and culture. 

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Unnao's gold site could have more ancient history - Times of India

Unnao's gold site could have more ancient history - Times of India | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Times of India Unnao's gold site could have more ancient history Times of India LUCKNOW: As Archaeological Survey of India team in Daundiya Kheda, the village in Unnao where excavation for gold is on, continued with their drill on Sunday, it was...
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Their has been a gold site in india that was found by Arcgaeological Survey of india team. That in the village in Unnao in india they excavated for gold.

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Tomb of China 'female premier' found

Tomb of China 'female premier' found | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discover the tomb of China's "female prime minister", Shangguan Wan'er, who was killed in a palace coup in 710 AD.
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A tomb of a Chinese female was found, that happen to be the tomb of the first female Chinese ruler. Her tomb was found in very bad condition, and she was killed in 710 A.D.

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Genetic History of Modern Day Europeans Reconstructed With Ancient DNA - Science World Report

Genetic History of Modern Day Europeans Reconstructed With Ancient DNA - Science World Report | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
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Genetic History of Modern Day Europeans Reconstructed With Ancient DNA
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... DNA (Photo : Flickr/Deanna Keahey).
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Researchers from the University of Mainz reconstructed genetic samples of old skull from Germany. They extracted DNA from the skull and 36 teeths. 

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Ancient Greek site threatened amid celebration - Fox News

Ancient Greek site threatened amid celebration - Fox News | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Ancient Greek site threatened amid celebration
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Nemea, near the southern city of Corinth, is steeped in ancient history. The 2,300-year-old Temple of Zeus stands next to the ancient track and a museum built at the site.
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The Temple of Neamean Zeus in southern Greece is an ancient stadium where the top athletes performed Olympic sports. The stadium was closed down because of Greeces major budget cuts. 

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A Brief History of the Hashtag, and Other Unusual Punctuation ...

A Brief History of the Hashtag, and Other Unusual Punctuation ... | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
Many of these have their roots in ancient Greece or Rome, and have evolved over time in Medieval religious texts, Renaissance scholarship, and modern printed works (not to mention the Internet). Here, Houston, who lives in ...
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Ancient Greece and Rome punctuation and hashtags many of these symbols relate to are form of punctuation now.

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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? | Civilization in 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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Women in Egypt were like the rulers they were independent ladies that could make their choices and even divorce their husband when they wanted. 

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Digging History: The latest 60 discoveries from the ancient world

Digging History: The latest 60 discoveries from the ancient world | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
From ancient tombs to newly discovered graves, from underwear of the Middle Ages to ancient Chinese warriors, by learning more about the past we learn more about ourselves. 

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Fox News presents images of the 60 latests dicoveries. 

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Neolithic stone puts spotlight on Perthshire glen's ancient history - The Courier

Neolithic stone puts spotlight on Perthshire glen's ancient history - The Courier | Civilization in Ancient history | Scoop.it
The Courier Neolithic stone puts spotlight on Perthshire glen's ancient history The Courier Perthshire ranger Emma Rawling said: “The Scottish Wildlife Trust knew the Balnaguard hillside was rich in natural and human history, with evidence of human...
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The stone was found while some volunteers were working on the field wall in a hillside and they founwsszzeqwed that one of the stones on the wall was shaped like a shallow basin. ( Perth and Kinross, Neolithic stones puts spotlight on Perthshire glen's ancient history)

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