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Ancient Doctors Used Mixture of Medicine and Magic, Reveal 2,700-Year-Old Clay Tablets
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Ancient Doctors Used Mixture of Medicine and Magic, Reveal 2,700-Year-Old Clay Tablets

Clay tablets dating back more than 2,700 years have revealed that ancient doctors used a mixture of Medicine and magic…
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…
7,000-Year-Old Stone Slab Engraved With Mystery Language Found in Bulgaria
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7,000-Year-Old Stone Slab Engraved With Mystery Language Found in Bulgaria

During excavations in an ancient settlement of the transitional period in Bulgaria, archaeologists discovered a clay tablet with proto-writing. The…
Linear A; Ancient Writing Used More Than 4,000 Years Ago Remains Undecipherable
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Linear A; Ancient Writing Used More Than 4,000 Years Ago Remains Undecipherable

Linear A is a form of a Cretan script containing hundreds of characters and has not yet been deciphered. It…
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…
What Are These 9,000-Year-Old Conehead Humanoids Depicted in Australia’s Rock Art
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What Are These 9,000-Year-Old Conehead Humanoids Depicted in Australia’s Rock Art

Ancient rock art discovered in Australia, dating back some 9,000 years has been interpreted as an entirely new, previously undescribed…
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,…
The Ancient City of Armageddon Predates the Egyptian Pyramids by 4,000 Years
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The Ancient City of Armageddon Predates the Egyptian Pyramids by 4,000 Years

According to the “Book of Revelation”, Megiddo – an ancient “city” located 90 kilometers from Jerusalem – will be the…
How a 40,000-Year-Old “Cave-Art Code” May Have Given Rise to Human Writing
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How a 40,000-Year-Old “Cave-Art Code” May Have Given Rise to Human Writing

Tens of thousands of years ago, ancient people saw the necessity to leave behind them not only a legacy but…
The Ancient Olmec Incorporated Magnetism in their Statues, and Made Use of Magnetic Anomalies
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The Ancient Olmec Incorporated Magnetism in their Statues, and Made Use of Magnetic Anomalies

The earliest description of magnetism was made by the Greek philosopher Thales of Miletus in the 6th century BC. However,…
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,…
A 4,000-Year-Old Lost City Discovered at the Gates of Ancient Mesopotamia
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A 4,000-Year-Old Lost City Discovered at the Gates of Ancient Mesopotamia

Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old lost ancient city that is thought to have bordered the ancient Mesopotamian Empire. The unexpected…
This Ancient City Predates The Great Pyramid by Around 8,000 Years, And You Probably Never Heard of It
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This Ancient City Predates The Great Pyramid by Around 8,000 Years, And You Probably Never Heard of It

Several millennia before Egypt’s first pyramid was erected, an ancient city was built in present-day Syria. Its importance resides in…
Older Than History: 3 Ancient Cities That Predate Pyramids by Around 5,000 Years
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Older Than History: 3 Ancient Cities That Predate Pyramids by Around 5,000 Years

Yes, the pyramids are among the oldest monumental structures on the surface of the planet. But just because the pyramids…
Depictions of a 2,700-Year-Old “Demon of Epilepsy” Stun Experts
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Depictions of a 2,700-Year-Old “Demon of Epilepsy” Stun Experts

Archeologists have discovered traces of an ancient, rare 2,700-year-old demon of epilepsy on a Mesopotamian tablet. The mysterious being was…
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