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Egyptian Tempest Stela Believed To Be World's Oldest Weather Report
2014-04-03 07:09:35

The Tempest Stela is a 6-foot-tall, 3,500 year old calcite block from ancient Egypt that may just be the world's oldest surviving weather report, and a new study suggests it might also hold the key to understanding the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East.

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2009-05-07 14:40:11

Archaeologists are hoping to use inscriptions from Luxor’s Karnak temple in Egypt as a guide to finding other ancient defensive outposts.


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