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10 Cultural Achievements of the Ancient Sumerians You Probably Didn’t Know About
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10 Cultural Achievements of the Ancient Sumerians You Probably Didn’t Know About

The Sumerians were an ancient civilization that inhabited the region of southern Mesopotamia (modern-day southern Iraq), between the Tigris and…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Sumerians
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Ancient Sumerians

 “Sumer, the land which came to be known in classical times as Babylonia, consists of the lower half of Mesopotamia,…
10 Things You Should Know About the “Planisphere”, a 5500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map
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10 Things You Should Know About the “Planisphere”, a 5500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map

The ancient Sumerian civilization may have been underdeveloped in the sense of a written script, for example, but they sure…
This 5,100-Year-Old Ancient Sumerian Star Map Details a Massive Cosmic Impact
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This 5,100-Year-Old Ancient Sumerian Star Map Details a Massive Cosmic Impact

Around 3,000 BC, an ancient Sumerian astronomer was observing the sky as he usually would. While he was making observations,…
The Ancient Sumerians and ‘End of World Predictions’
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The Ancient Sumerians and ‘End of World Predictions’

As long as the world exists and people on it, we’ve probably wondered how we came here in the first…
Written In Stone: The Sumerian King List and ‘When Gods Walked on Earth’
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Written In Stone: The Sumerian King List and ‘When Gods Walked on Earth’

There’s a stone tablet, recorded thousands of years ago in a Sumerian language that lists the ancient Kings of Sumer,…
This Ancient Sumerian Tablet is the Oldest Description of the Great Flood
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This Ancient Sumerian Tablet is the Oldest Description of the Great Flood

Did you know that the story of the Great Flood appeared thousands of years before it was written down in…
This 5,500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map Recorded the Impact of a Massive Asteroid
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This 5,500-Year-Old Sumerian Star Map Recorded the Impact of a Massive Asteroid

An ancient clay tablet now housed at the British Museum has puzzled experts for more than 150 years. The Cuneiform…
Ancient Artworks: 8 Iconic Works of Art from the Ancient World
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Ancient Artworks: 8 Iconic Works of Art from the Ancient World

Recently, I wrote about some of the instruments that shaped humanity and realized that amidst the development of civilization, a…
Ancient Gadgets – The Instruments that Shaped Humanity
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Ancient Gadgets – The Instruments that Shaped Humanity

The ability to create and use tools was a defining mark in the evolution of humans. Over time, many of…
Astronomy and the Charting of Stars is as Old as our Civilization
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Astronomy and the Charting of Stars is as Old as our Civilization

How did the ancients know so much about space and the Solar System? How is it possible that we find…
Ancient Chinese “Astronomy Coin” Depicts How Chinese Astronomers Saw The Sky 2000 Years Ago
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Ancient Chinese “Astronomy Coin” Depicts How Chinese Astronomers Saw The Sky 2000 Years Ago

When it comes to astronomy roots, experts usually name the Sumerians, Egyptians, Chaldeans, and Chinese as the earliest astronomers. My…
Unwritten Mystery: Is The Babylonian Tablet of Shamash Proof of Advanced Ancient Technology?
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Unwritten Mystery: Is The Babylonian Tablet of Shamash Proof of Advanced Ancient Technology?

Shamash is the ancient Mesopotamian God of the Sun, justice, morality, and truth, known for his kindness and generosity. He…
How an Ancient Babylonian Map of Jupiter Helped Rewrite History
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How an Ancient Babylonian Map of Jupiter Helped Rewrite History

Babylonian astronomers calculated the motion of the planet Jupiter using an idea that led to integral calculus. This is a…
Does a Long-Lost Atlantis-Like Mother Civilization Predate all Ancient Cultures?
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Does a Long-Lost Atlantis-Like Mother Civilization Predate all Ancient Cultures?

Is it possible that a long-lost, Altnatis-like mother civilization existed on Earth tens of thousands of years ago, predating all…
Elon Musk Speaks About Mars, the Moon, and Ancient Civilizations in Revealing New Interview
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Elon Musk Speaks About Mars, the Moon, and Ancient Civilizations in Revealing New Interview

According to Musk, civilization as we know it could go extinct at any moment. That’s not fearmongering, but a reality…
The Ancient Worship of the Sun, and 5 Ancient Civilizations That Venerated It
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The Ancient Worship of the Sun, and 5 Ancient Civilizations That Venerated It

Thousands of years ago, cultures around the globe worshipped the sun. This comes as no surprise since the sun is the…
9 Ancient Mesopotamian Inventions and Discoveries We Use Today
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9 Ancient Mesopotamian Inventions and Discoveries We Use Today

We often forget the innovations that changed the world and speeded the wheel of time and technological progress. We already…
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