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World Archeology: Japanese archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old tomb with vivid murals in Egypt.

World Archeology: Japanese archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old tomb with vivid murals in Egypt. | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
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This mural is an a axing discovery and its even more amazing it's still in such great shape. 

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Dying Under the Spell of the American Dream | Collapse of ...

Dying Under the Spell of the American Dream | Collapse of ... | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
The claim that some are born to lead and rule and others to be ruled over is as old as human civilization.” Such propaganda serves the purpose of those at the top of the capitalist social hierarchy, allowing them to justify ...
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Cities causing genetic changes in plants, animals - CBC.ca

Cities causing genetic changes in plants, animals - CBC.ca | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Cities causing genetic changes in plants, animals
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As cities grow in population and size, so too does their influence on the environment. One hundred years ago, two out of every 10 ...
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11-year-old civilization marks in unfathomable sea. - News - Bubblews

11-year-old civilization marks in unfathomable sea. - News - Bubblews | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Speak Freely. Write Your World. (11-year-old civilization marks in unfathomable sea. - News - Bubblews http://t.co/c4ZvRvz5Oh)
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China Still Persecuting Christians - National Review Online (blog)

China Still Persecuting Christians - National Review Online (blog) | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
China Still Persecuting Christians National Review Online (blog) The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life puts the number at 58 million Protestants and 9 million Catholics, and other plausible counts estimate more than 100 million Chinese...
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How Christianity gave us gay marriage - The Week Magazine

How Christianity gave us gay marriage - The Week Magazine | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
The Week Magazine How Christianity gave us gay marriage The Week Magazine For Tocqueville, the march of equality was upending age-old institutions and moral habits "in all the Christian world." It was a "providential fact," by which he meant that...
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Mohen jo Daro: Preserving the ruins by ruining them – The Express ...

Mohen jo Daro: Preserving the ruins by ruining them – The Express ... | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Workers move heavy lights near the stupa of Moenjo Daro, a world heritage site, with metal pylons for the upcoming Sindh Festival visible in the background. PHOTO: APP ...
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Great Pyramid at Giza Vandalized to 'Prove' Conspiracy Theory

Great Pyramid at Giza Vandalized to 'Prove' Conspiracy Theory | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Two men are apparently convinced the cartouche identifying pharaoh Khufu as the creator of the Great Pyramid at Giza is a fake, and they hoped to do an analysis on the pigments to prove they were not as old as the pyramids themselves.
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This is just horrible. I think people should appreciate our history and what we can learn from ancient civilizations and what they left behind. 

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Archeology Enormous Cone Head of Paracas Peru: Lost Human History Revealed

Archeology Enormous Cone Head of Paracas Peru: Lost Human History Revealed | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
http://t.co/GrEeJPSf3I via @sharethis)...
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I thought this was a pretty interesting video and article. It made me curious to google more information because I was skeptical, and I wanted to get more information about the differences between the pacas skulls and human skulls. 

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Gunung Padang Oldest Site Yet Found? - Terence McKenna Forum | Terence McKenna Forum

Gunung Padang Oldest Site Yet Found? - Terence McKenna Forum | Terence McKenna Forum | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
RT @MckennaForum: 20,000 year old pyramid discovered http://t.co/tdXk2bwp8t #history #ancient #civilization #evolution #science #archeology
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50 People in the Bible Confirmed Archaeologically

50 People in the Bible Confirmed Archaeologically | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
In “Archaeology Confirms 50 Real People in the Bible,” in the March/April 2014 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Purdue University scholar Lawrence Mykytiuk lists 50 figures from the Hebrew Bible that have been confirmed archaeologically.
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I scooped this article because I like reading the Bible, however, sometimes I wish there archaeological proof that those events did occur.  

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Bible and camels don't mix, Science says | TVMIX Live TV News

Bible and camels don't mix, Science says | TVMIX Live TV News | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Never mind the old Hollywood epics, archaeologists from Tel Aviv University posit that the first domesticated camel appeared centuries after Abraham (RT @TVmixUSA: Bible and camels don’t mix, says Science http://t.co/niRpGlfluf...
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Reclaiming the North African Church Fathers - Urban Faith

Reclaiming the North African Church Fathers - Urban Faith | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Despite our general ignorance of their lives, the Church Fathers' influence impacted our faith. These bishops, priests, deacons, and pious lay members of the ancient Christian Church contributed intellectually and pastorally to ...
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Unique Over 1,000-Year-Old "Telephone" Invented By A Lost Forgotten Civilization With No Written Language - MessageToEagle.com

Unique Over 1,000-Year-Old "Telephone" Invented By A Lost Forgotten Civilization With No Written Language - MessageToEagle.com | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Unique Over 1,000 Years Old Telephone Invented By A Lost Forgotten Civilization With No Written Language (Unique Over 1,000-Year-Old "Telephone" Invented By A Lost Forgotten Civilization With No Written Language http://t.co/9Ie9xjewK1)...
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So interesting to find out telephones are not modern technologies.  This ancient Peruvian civilization is so different from more commonly known Peruvian civilizations. The buildings and the statues are so unique. 

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Mystery behind astonishing five-million-year-old whale graveyard revealed

Mystery behind astonishing five-million-year-old whale graveyard revealed | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Scientists believe they have unravelled the mystery behind a graveyard of whales dating back five million years uncovered beside the Pan-American Highway in Chile.
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Whale hill sounds fascinating, being the site of new yet extinct species present to modern times.

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Stonemasonry: Environmental Art as Struggle to Perfect the Imperfect

Stonemasonry: Environmental Art as Struggle to Perfect the Imperfect | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Stonemasonry is a craft nearly as old as civilization itself. But is it art? (Stonemasonry is a craft nearly as old as civilization itself. But is it art?
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I love Thea's creativity and architectural designs created with stone. I think she has an amazing talent that us so beautiful. 

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Top Ten Oldest Civilizations Of the World: Ancient Civilizations List ...

Top Ten Oldest Civilizations Of the World: Ancient Civilizations List ... | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
old civilization. Ancient Ethiopia and Israel oldest civilization is enlisted as ninth most ancient civilization among top ten oldest civilizations in the world. This ancient civilization flourished around areas which are now known as ...
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Is the Universe Dying? Will It Be Reborn? - The Epoch Times

Is the Universe Dying? Will It Be Reborn? - The Epoch Times | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
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“The official story is the story you learn at school, that the oldest civilizations are approximately 6,000 years [old],” he said.
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is existence is definitely only a spec on the vast timeline of our universe. It's so interesting to see all the new discoveries and theories we have to ponder. 

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Redevelopment of Mecca: Bulldozers bear down on site of Mohamed’s birth

Redevelopment of Mecca: Bulldozers bear down on site of Mohamed’s birth | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
Fresh plans are being drawn up to erect a modern complex on the site of what scholars of Islam contend is the birthplace of the Prophet Mohamed as part of a sweeping multi-billion-dollar redevelopment of the pilgrimage city of Mecca that has...
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I think it's a little sad to destroy such great history to adjust for tourism.  I wonder how much if there is anything that could be done to stop the demolition and preserve the building. 

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Hasankeyf: Civilization Condemned to Death - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Hasankeyf: Civilization Condemned to Death - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
The countdown has started for unique, 12,000-year-old historical monuments in the Tigris Valley to be submerged by the waters of a dam promising an annual revenue of 300 million Turkish lira.
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Ancient Rural Town Uncovered in Israel - Discovery News

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Ancient Rural Town Uncovered in Israel Discovery News On the outskirts of Jerusalem, archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 2,300-year-old rural village that dates back to the Second Temple period, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA)...
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We Will Need Monuments Men For As Long As Ancient Sites Remain Battlefields ... - LiveScience.com

We Will Need Monuments Men For As Long As Ancient Sites Remain Battlefields ... - LiveScience.com | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
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Urban Mobility in the Future City

This talk took place at the RE.WORK Cities Summit at the Tobacco Dock, London on 13 December 2013. Speakers: Frauke Behrendt, Senior Lecturer, University of ...
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Archeology Proves Bible History Accurate - theTrumpet.com

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Archeology Proves Bible History Accurate
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The discovery opened the door for archeology to further confirm the Bible's historical accuracy.
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I also scooped this article because I like facts and although I do not want to discredit the Bible I thought it would interesting to read some facts.

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Spanish Missions on Track for World Heritage Site | The Rivard Report

Spanish Missions on Track for World Heritage Site | The Rivard Report | Ancient Cities | Scoop.it
An incredible amount of time and craftsmanship went into the construction of San Antonio's centuries-old Spanish missions, and crafting the massive World Heritage Site nomination document which went off in January to the ...
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This may not seem like the most impressive architectural structure of the old world but I'd like to see it accepted as Heritage site., because it is beautiful and still standing. 

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