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2008-07-16 15:00:40

By Kelly Jane Torrance, The Washington Times Jul.

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2008-07-09 16:50:00

Starting Thursday, the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History is putting its crystal skull on display for all to see.

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2008-05-13 09:00:00

There is a legend that the ancient Maya possessed 13 crystal skulls which, when united, hold the power of saving the Earth -- a tale so strange and fantastic that it inspired the latest Indiana Jones movie.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.