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by Minimalist
Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Great Pyramid "Air Shafts"
Replies: 3
Views: 11

Re: Great Pyramid "Air Shafts"

I remember a robot being sent up the air shafts years ago.

It was the ancient equivalent of Al Capone's Vaults. Totally boring.
by Minimalist
Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: SPAMMER WARNING
Replies: 12
Views: 3614

Re: SPAMMER WARNING

Lately, I have detected a new trend where Innocuous Posts show up such as "I Just Wanted To Say Hello" or "Where is The Shoutbox." Whether these are legitimate, or attempts to get past the post-count requirement, or whatever, they do not address anything regarding the field of archaeology. They will...
by Minimalist
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Okay, So It Isn't Exactly a Munich beer Hall...
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: Okay, So It Isn't Exactly a Munich beer Hall...

https://www.vice.com/en/article/mbkbxa/this-is-what-5000-year-old-ancient-egyptian-beer-tastes-like The team then turned to a more unusual (/way cooler) source of beer guidance: the Ancient Egyptian hymn to Ninkasi, the Goddess of Beer. Helpfully engraved into a clay tablet, the hymn details the Egy...
by Minimalist
Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Pompeii Continues To Reveal Its Treasures
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Pompeii Continues To Reveal Its Treasures

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56222992 Pompeii: Archaeologists unveil ceremonial chariot discovery Archaeologists in Italy have unveiled a ceremonial chariot they discovered near the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. The four-wheeled carriage was found near a stable where three horses were unco...
by Minimalist
Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Okay, So It Isn't Exactly a Munich beer Hall...
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Okay, So It Isn't Exactly a Munich beer Hall...

Keep up the good work, boys.


https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/14/middleea ... index.html

Archaeologists discover ancient beer factory in Egypt
Well-aged.
by Minimalist
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: The Dig
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: The Dig

I did watch it, Simon. Definitely better than average. At least there were no exploding cars and only one plane crash off screen.

Well-acted, too.

Thanks.
by Minimalist
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: The Dig
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: The Dig

Thanks for the recommendation, Simon. I did spot that on Netflix but I was in a hurry. I'll check it out.
by Minimalist
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Squatters in Caral?
Replies: 6
Views: 509

Re: Squatters in Caral?

Money?

It's probably cheaper to shoot them.
by Minimalist
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: A New Queen Found In Saqqara
Replies: 1
Views: 124

A New Queen Found In Saqqara

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-unearth-50-more-sarcophagi-saqqara-necropolis-180976794/?utm_source=smithsoniantopic&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20210124-weekender&spMailingID=44313148&spUserID=NzQwNDU2ODI3MjAS1&spJobID=1921848378&spReportId=MTkyMTg0ODM3OAS2 Archaeologists...
by Minimalist
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: New World
Topic: Does anyone know what this is?
Replies: 8
Views: 1910

Re: Does anyone know what this is?

There is no picture.

In order to post a photo you need to host it online - photobucket or some other such service - and then take the resulting link and put it between the Image tags.
by Minimalist
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: I Don't Know About This One
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: I Don't Know About This One

In Donald Redford's book "Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times" he mentions that the Egyptians called Canaan "the land beyond the sand."

Certainly not as catchy a phrase.
by Minimalist
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: I Don't Know About This One
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: I Don't Know About This One

Certainly no one would ever suggest that cuneiform was not cumbersome.


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by Minimalist
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: I Don't Know About This One
Replies: 5
Views: 333

I Don't Know About This One

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/inventing-alphabet-180976520/?utm_source=smithsoniandaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20210110-weekender&spMailingID=44238120&spUserID=NzQwNDU2ODI3MjAS1&spJobID=1920796836&spReportId=MTkyMDc5NjgzNgS2 Who Invented the Alphabet? New scholarship points to a par...
by Minimalist
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Squatters in Caral?
Replies: 6
Views: 509

Re: Squatters in Caral?

Between Trump and covid it is hard to get any other news in the US.
by Minimalist
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: I am a solicitor and my purpose is to protect your interests!
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Re: I am a solicitor and my purpose is to protect your interests!

And I am a Moderator and my purpose is to protect this forum from spammers.

You are banned. I win.