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by Minimalist
Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Aksum Revealed
Replies: 0
Views: 52

Aksum Revealed

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2020/03/the-kingdom-of-aksum-africas-lost-empire/119720 The Kingdom of Aksum – Africa’s lost Empire The Aksumite Empire was an ancient kingdom that existed in Ethiopia from 100 CE to 940 CE. Centred on the ancient city of Axum/Aksum, the nation grew from the proto-Aksum...
by Minimalist
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: I Will Resist The Obvious Thread Title....
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: I Will Resist The Obvious Thread Title....

Don't leave us hanging, Simon. Tell the story!
by Minimalist
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: I Will Resist The Obvious Thread Title....
Replies: 2
Views: 176

I Will Resist The Obvious Thread Title....

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2020/06/archaeologists-discover-viking-toilet-in-denmark/133795 Archaeologists Discover Viking Toilet in Denmark Archaeologists excavating a settlement on the Stevns Peninsula in Denmark suggests they have discovered a toilet from the Viking Age. Archaeologists from the...
by Minimalist
Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Falerii Novi Mapped By Ground Penetrating Radar
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Falerii Novi Mapped By Ground Penetrating Radar

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/06/buried ... ing-radar/
Buried Roman city revealed with ground penetrating radar
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by Minimalist
Mon May 25, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: I found something
Replies: 13
Views: 606

Re: I found something

Does nothing for me. Quite smooth. I can't make out any obvious tool marks.
by Minimalist
Thu May 21, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: And in Legal News
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: And in Legal News

Totally agree.... but we can't do anything about what ignorant xtian mobs did in the 4-5th centuries. We can protect important historical artifiacts from ignorant mobs of muslim fanatics today. Those tablets have lasted 3,000 years. Maybe in time the muslims will grow out of their hysteria. I'm not ...
by Minimalist
Thu May 21, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Another High Tech Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Another High Tech Tool

The whole Masada story has holes in it wide enough to drive a truck through.

But Flavius Silva's ramp is still there.

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by Minimalist
Thu May 21, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: And in Legal News
Replies: 4
Views: 824

Re: And in Legal News

I remember what the Taliban did to those Buddha statues in Bamyan and what ISIS did to the city of Palmyra. Maybe Iraq can have them back when the damn muslims grow up and stop being vandals. Religious fanatics do not change because we hope they will. As far as Athens goes..... marble and limestone ...
by Minimalist
Wed May 20, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: And in Legal News
Replies: 4
Views: 824

And in Legal News

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52692846 Gilgamesh tablet: Bid to confiscate artefact from Museum of the Bible US prosecutors are seeking to confiscate a rare ancient tablet from a Christian museum co-founded by the president of retailer Hobby Lobby. The 3,500-year-old artefact, from what i...
by Minimalist
Fri May 15, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Another High Tech Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Another High Tech Tool

The bible thumpers have an inherent desire to constantly try to date everything as early as possible. Redating to the 8th century would put the building solidly in line with the expansion of the city under King Hezekiah which took place as Judah became part of the Arabian trade network of the Assyri...
by Minimalist
Thu May 14, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Another High Tech Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Another High Tech Tool

https://aleteia.org/2020/05/15/high-tech-israeli-research-lab-carbon-dates-with-extreme-accuracy/ High-tech Israeli research lab carbon dates with extreme accuracy The Weizmann Institute’s good works have already made an impact on what we know of history. A 2017 report from Phys.org records an insta...
by Minimalist
Tue May 12, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Geomorphology of an HNS Site in Spain
Replies: 0
Views: 313

Geomorphology of an HNS Site in Spain

https://phys.org/news/2020-05-landscape-pre-pyrenees-inhabited-neanderthals.html Analyzing the landscape in the pre-Pyrenees inhabited by Neanderthals In the paper, the processes that intervened during the Neanderthal occupation of this Mousterian site in the gorge of the Segre River (Sant Llorenç d...
by Minimalist
Sun May 10, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: New Kingdom Find in Deir el-Bashiri
Replies: 0
Views: 300

New Kingdom Find in Deir el-Bashiri

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2020/05/3500-year-old-ancient-egyptian-stone-chest-could-lead-archaeologists-to-royal-tomb/128882 3500-year-old Ancient Egyptian stone chest Found A stone chest excavated by archaeologists near Deir el-Bahari and the temple of Hatshepsut could lead archaeologists from t...
by Minimalist
Fri May 01, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: SPAMMER WARNING
Replies: 0
Views: 851

SPAMMER WARNING

So all would-be spammers, this is your official notice. 1- This is an English language board. Advertisements in foreign languages will result in immediate banning since I will not be bothered translating your nonsense to find out if you are hawking legal or illegal products. And I don't care if they...
by Minimalist
Wed Apr 29, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: Hunkering Down
Replies: 7
Views: 1543

Re: Hunkering Down

I wouldn't forgive you either!