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Buried under the lava of Vesuvius, What the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum looked like

Herculaneum is one of three cities that fell victim to the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. The brutality of…

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How the Egyptian pyramids were built: theories that modern scientists recognize

One of the greatest mysteries in human history is the engineering feat of the ancients that led to the creation…

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Anus blower: One of the worst job in ancient Egyptian history

In ancient Egypt, Pharaoh is the king, and he is a god, according to Egyptians. There was a sacred duty…

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Ancient images that reveal new facts: a beardless Jesus, a Pictish handprint, etc.

A wall, petrified dirt, a piece of pottery - all of this can become priceless historical artifacts that can reveal…

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What most ancient works of art created by prehistoric people tell us?

The great Nietzsche once said that life without music would be a mistake, and he was right. And although today…

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Ancient discoveries which mystical theories have developed – definitely in vain

A mystical halo surrounds many purely historical things in our time. They are credited with magical powers, curses, the ability…

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Roads, air conditioners, and other inventions of the ancient Romans still in use

It is no secret to anyone that the Roman Empire was one of the greatest powers and one of the…

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Archaeologists had learned when and why ancient people first tamed dogs

It is known that the ancient man was the first animal to domesticate the dog. According to the most widespread…

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Sacred or widely used: the number 7 meaning

Beliefs about what the number 7 mean prevailed in most peoples of antiquity, and their echo reaches to this day,…

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What were the first mirrors, and how did they change over time?

The oldest mirror in the world, obsidian, dated back to 4000BC, considered the most senior, but how did they change…

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Mystery of 3,000 years ram-headed sphinx found in ancient Egyptian workshop

Egypt’s archaeological wealth seems to be endless. This time, scientists have discovered a 3,000 years stone carving workshop, which contains…

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Mystery of Giant Hand of Hercules: what happens to the statue?

In the Jordanian capital, Amman is a unique, very ancient place – the Temple of Hercules. These ruins, inherited by…

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