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Sea Dean - Paint a Masterpiece: CLEOPATRA EYE - Ancient Egypt

Sea Dean - Paint a Masterpiece: CLEOPATRA EYE - Ancient Egypt | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
CLEOPATRA EYE - Ancient Egypt. CLEOPATRA EYE PROFESSIONAL ACRYLIC PAINTING BY SEA DEAN 4" x 6" on 140 LB cold pressed watercolour paper. To view my Gallery or purchase this painting please visit Daily ...
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What Period In History Do You Really Belong In?

What Period In History Do You Really Belong In? | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
To take this quiz, or not to take this quiz, that is the question. (I got Ancient Egypt! What Period In History Do You Really Belong In?
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I got Medieval Europe. Nice little quiz.

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Engineering Design 2.0: From Ancient Egypt to the Future of Engineering Design - Ideas Lab

Engineering Design 2.0: From Ancient Egypt to the Future of Engineering Design - Ideas Lab | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
The fundamental change in engineering design went from a process of creative invention to a process of effective evaluation.
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I wonder where architects came up with the structural ideas.

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Tomb from 18th dynasty discovered in Luxor - Ahram Online

Tomb from 18th dynasty discovered in Luxor - Ahram Online | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Ahram Online Tomb from 18th dynasty discovered in Luxor Ahram Online A Spanish-Italian team carrying out routine excavation work on Luxor's west bank has stumbled upon what is believed to be the tomb of Maayi, a top governmental official in the...
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This makes me wonder how many other tombs are undiscovered in the world.

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Ancient Papyrus Is a Soldier’s Letter Home - Archaeology Magazine

Ancient Papyrus Is a Soldier’s Letter Home - Archaeology Magazine | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Ancient Papyrus Is a Soldier’s Letter Home http://t.co/d2uQ9gG3rr #archaeology
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It's interesting when you actually put in thought on how soldiers back then sent letters home compared to today, since there are emails and text messages and webcam.

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Tweet from @Bezmelnitsin

Tweet from @Bezmelnitsin | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
RT @Bezmelnitsin: Ankh - a symbol of Life in Ancient Egypt http://t.co/Roehhv0H
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Legendary Nibelung Treasure May Have Been Found By A Guy With A Metal ... - Huffington Post

Legendary Nibelung Treasure May Have Been Found By A Guy With A Metal ... - Huffington Post | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
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Katy Perry - Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J) (Official) ft. Juicy J - YouTube

Get "Dark Horse" feat. Juicy J from Katy Perry's PRISM: http://smarturl.it/PRISM Do you want to play with magic? Insert yourself into the video using #DarkHo... (Katy Perry's new video is awesome. Turning ancient Egypt into kitsch and cool.
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This video was controversial because of how a necklace with ""Allah" plated on was being burned. Some say it's offensive to the religion; others say it's just an artist's way of standing out. But the opinions are mostly biased.

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2014 Mayan Mountain Adventure Challenge | Team Odyssey Adventure Racing

2014 Mayan Mountain Adventure Challenge | Team Odyssey Adventure Racing | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
RT @TeamOdysseyAR: New post: 2014 Mayan Mountain Adventure Challenge http://t.co/kyxKVbnOPG
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It's funny how Half Moon Bay looks just like this and yet, HMB is probably twice as cold.

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Ancient Aliens 2014 – The Red Planet | Strange Mysteries and ...

Ancient Aliens 2014 – The Red Planet | Strange Mysteries and ... | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Ancient Egyptian astronomers were the first to record the red planet on a chart of the cosmos known as the Senenmut star map. Scholars believe Mars played an important role in Maya astrology that's described in the Dresden Codex.
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Would Earth and its atmosphere ever change as much as Mars  did?

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4,600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt : DNews

4,600-Year-Old Step Pyramid Uncovered in Egypt : DNews | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in southern Egypt have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years.
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Tweet from @Ancient_Academy

Tweet from @Ancient_Academy | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
The Giza Power Plant #AncientTechnology #Knowledge #Giza #Egypt #Khemet #AncientAcademy #Truth #Tomb #Pharaoh #Power http://t.co/rGWTLdh7IG
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Mayan Museum in Guatemala | Slow Painting

Mayan Museum in Guatemala | Slow Painting | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
“We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos,” Maya human rights activist Rigoberta Menchú said in a 1992 interview shortly before she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. If she was speaking today, Menchú ...
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Worcester Art Museum Sketch: Mayan "Carved ... - Travis Simpkins

Worcester Art Museum Sketch: Mayan "Carved ... - Travis Simpkins | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Worcester Art Museum Sketch: Mayan "Carved Column", c. 850 A.D.. Mayan Column, 850 A.D. by Travis Simpkins. Sketch of a. Pre-Columbian. "Carved Column". c. 850 A.D.. Mexico, State of Campeche. Maya, Late Classic.
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Modern day luxury in Ancient Egypt | Luxury Trends | Luxury Lifestyle Blog | Latest Fashion Trends

Modern day luxury in Ancient Egypt | Luxury Trends | Luxury Lifestyle Blog | Latest Fashion Trends | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
TrendLuxury.com specializes in luxury trends, luxury lifestyle blog, latest fashion trends, trend luxury, & luxury living. Find out about everything luxury today!
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It's funny how trends change even when you don't expect it to. Like how just after baggy jeans was a trend, skinny jeans came, and now no one really wears skinny jeans anymore.

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My 'Boots in the Sand' Photo Album. Tropical Nights, Mayan Ruins ...

My 'Boots in the Sand' Photo Album. Tropical Nights, Mayan Ruins ... | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Just a few photos from 'Boots in the Sand' including Currington, Gilbert, Bentley, and a few recreational fun shots.
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Digging Up a New Past - The Claremont Institute

Digging Up a New Past - The Claremont Institute | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Digging Up a New Past The Claremont Institute The Sphinx, and the three pyramids of the Giza Plateau closely associated with it, are by far the most impressive of the many monumental buildings created in ancient Egypt, but they are also generally...
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I enjoy reading articles and mysteries on Atlantis. There are a lot of different interpretations and facts about how Atlantis really was and where it's located, and I try to put the ones that are similar together to see what is true and what isn't.

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Cats in Ancient Egypt - Biblical Archaeology Society

Cats in Ancient Egypt - Biblical Archaeology Society | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
According to a recent study led by Wim Van Neer of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, cats may have been domesticated in ancient Egypt much earlier than previously thought. Cats are traditionally believed to ...
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I wonder if dogs were as praised as cats were back then.

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Atlantis Was on Mars & Ancient Egypt Traded With Them | The Viral Post

Atlantis Was on Mars & Ancient Egypt Traded With Them | The Viral Post | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Ancient Energy Generating Towers Of Lake Titicaca Is This The Face Of A Martian? Ecuador Giants Shown To The World The Day...
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Egypt's Widan Al-Faras: The world's oldest road all but forgotten - Ahram Online

Egypt's Widan Al-Faras: The world's oldest road all but forgotten - Ahram Online | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
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Egypt's Widan Al-Faras: The world's oldest road all but forgotten
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I am not sure if this is how the Ancient Egyptian mine workers felt as they laboured under the desert sun.
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I wonder how bricks are really made.

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Tweet from @SummerRainSpri

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Ancient #Egypt developed the Nilometer as a measurement for the height of the Nile in each part of the country. http://t.co/X43bYZytu5
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This could pass as a secret passage.

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Guatemala's Mayan Chocolate History & Cultural Experience | We ...

Guatemala's Mayan Chocolate History & Cultural Experience | We ... | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Guatemala is touted as the birthplace of chocolate, with the Mayans worshiping the cacao tree and calling chocolate the “food of the gods.” This ancient civilization also revered chocolate for its aphrodisiac qualities, with ...
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I remember how Coke used to be made from cacao, until it actually made people's teeth black.

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Variable of the Day, Ancient Egypt: Pinky gesture | Art of Counting

RT @pomeranian99: The "pinky gesture" in ancient Egyptian art: http://t.co/yewHE60RBH Used when you apply ointment to a god.
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Drinking tea with the pinky up is considered fancy, so is this considered fancy too?

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Tweet from @safwatmarzouk

“@safwatmarzouk: Only in Egypt! http://t.co/Et38CV1ncM” ~ Believe me, it's so not easy being an ancient figure in a modern world. ~ J
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The Nile: Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present by Toby ...

The Nile: Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present by Toby ... | Ancient Civilizations | Scoop.it
Toby Wilkinson is an acclaimed Cambridge-based Egyptologist and the author of seminal books on life in ancient Egypt. His take on ancient and colonial history is impeccable, so his decision to open the narrative upriver in ...
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