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Mohenjo-daro - Map showing the major sites and theorised extent of the Indus Valley Civilisation, including the location of the Mohenjo-daro site. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Darwinism Revisited: New Studies push back the dates of ancient human civilization

Bastille ground floor plan

The Bastille was famous in its day. In the public imagination, the Bastille was a dark hulk of a prison full of terror. Unlike other prisons, the inmates of the Bastille were largely important, or well-to-do, or liable to rouse the rabble.

A Chinese scholar and government official named Wang Yirong is credited with realizing that some of these bones were inscribed with ancient writing and thus had historical significance.  Today, they are called “oracle bones” and they constitute the best window available into the history, language and culture of ancient China.  Because they involve specific dates, they are also an indispensible means of exploring the ancient Chinese calendar and its astronomical underpinnings

Oracle Bones - A Chinese scholar and government official named Wang Yirong is…

Paris 1er - Le pilori des Halles - LES HALLES : LE VENTRE DE PARIS, MAIS AUSSI SON CŒUR

Paris 1er - Le pilori des Halles - LES HALLES : LE VENTRE DE PARIS, MAIS AUSSI SON CŒUR

La Guyomeraie, a Gallo-roman villa in Noyal-Châtillon-sur-Seiche (Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France)

La Guyomeraie, a Gallo-roman villa in Noyal-Châtillon-sur-Seiche (Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France)

Kyz Kala, a 7th-century CE fortress outside of the city of Merv (in modern day Turkmenistan).

The Great Kyz Kala.The vast ruins of the ancient city of Merv, Turkmenistan. The ruins contain a succession of ancient cities developed over a period of years.

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Ancient Irish torc necklace with close-up detail of hand engraving, 2000 BC, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.

(Ireland) Ancient Irish torc Gold Necklace with close-up Detail of hand engraving, 2000 BCE, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.

Hittites - The very famous gate of two sphinxes of Hattuša, the capital of great Hittite Empire. This is the first empire that was centered in ancient Turkey. Their language is related to Latin, Celtic, Germanic, Baltic languages, etc. at Anatolia. Turkey.

The very famous gate of two sphinxes of Hattuša, the capital of great Hittite Empire. This is the first empire that was centered in ancient Turkey.

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The drum depicted and exhibited at Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Berlin, in Germany is a replica of a real Sami drum or runebomme.

Zeus (Ancient Greek: Ζεύς, Zeús; Modern Greek: Δίας, Días; English pronunciation /zjuːs/) is the "Father of Gods and men" (πατὴρ ἀνδρῶν τε θεῶν τε, patḕr andrōn te theōn te) who rules the Olympians of Mount Olympus as a father rules the family according to the ancient Greek religion. He is the god of sky and thunder in Greek mythology. Zeus is etymologically cognate with and, under Hellenic influence, became particularly closely identified with Roman Jupiter_ زئوس خدای آسمان رخشان

Greek gold coin (stater) of Laurel-Wreathed Zeus. (Looks just like Jesus) Lampsacus, Mysie (ancient Turkey). The Mysians were related to the Lydians.

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Benoît Clarys - The Roman city of Forum Claudii Vallensium

(J. Stroszeck, German Archaeological Institute)

A part of a marble headstone from 400 B. was discovered yesterday in the area of Kerameikos in Athens, near the Acropolis

I've been meaning for some time to write here about The Staffordshire Hoard which, for those of you who haven't heard of it, is one of the p...

From the Saxon Staffordshire Hoard.) Learn about the artistry of Anglo- Saxon craftsmen, and see ancient weapons of war that were works of art through Staffordshire and Sutton Hoo treasures.

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