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Archaeologists Find More Than 600 Ancient Seals And Amulets In Turkey
2013-11-18 12:39:22

University of Münster Classical scholars from the Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics” made an unusually large find of seals in an ancient sanctuary in Turkey. They discovered more than 600 stamp seals and cylinder seals at the sacred site of the storm and weather god Jupiter Dolichenus, 100 of which in the current year alone. “Such large amounts of seal consecrations are unheard-of in any comparable sanctuary”, said excavation director Prof. Dr. Engelbert Winter and...

2008-07-15 06:00:51

Australia-based Queensland Gas Company has announced that it will increase its offer for Roma Petroleum, from A$0.10 cash and 0.0177 QGC shares, to A$0.11 cash and 0.0177 QGC shares for each Roma share. Roma shareholders who have already accepted the Queensland Gas Company's (QGC) offer will be entitled to the increased consideration. QGC has also declared its offer free from defeating conditions. QGC also confirmed that Oil Drilling & Exploration (OD&E) has formally accepted its...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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