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Sardis Dig Yields Two Enigmatic Ritual Deposits
2014-03-04 11:42:49

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin - Madison By any measure, the ancient city of Sardis — home of the fabled King Croesus, a name synonymous with gold and vast wealth, and the city where coinage was invented — is an archaeological wonder. The ruins of Sardis, in what is now Turkey, have been a rich source of knowledge about classical antiquity from the 7th century B.C., when the city was the capital of Lydia, through later Greek and Roman occupations. Now, however, Sardis has...

2010-12-06 10:44:51

TAU researcher uncovers origins of Greek trade city in Egypt's Nile delta region Naukrtis, a Greek trade emporium on Egyptian soil, has long captured the imagination of archaeologists and historians. Not only is the presence of a Greek trading settlement in Egypt during the 7th and 6th century B.C.E. surprising, but the Greeks that lived there in harmony hailed from several Greek states which traditionally warred amongst themselves. Dr. Alexander Fantalkin of Tel Aviv University's Department...

2010-04-23 14:09:00

DENVER, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newmont Overseas Exploration Limited ("NOEL"), has sold its joint venture interest in the Amulsar Gold Project to its joint venture partner Lydian International Inc. ("Lydian") (TSX: LYD). On closing of the transaction, NOEL was issued three million ordinary shares of Lydian and received the first installment of future cash...

2008-08-13 18:00:00

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2008) - Lydian International Ltd. (TSX:LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced preliminary results from metallurgical testing at its Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. A gold recovery test program was applied to a crushed continuous half drill-core of 146m length at SGS Lakefield in Canada. As part of the program, heap-leach amenability tests (coarse ore bottle roll cyanidation) on whole rock and gravity...

2008-07-22 09:00:56

Lydian International Ltd. (TSX: LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced results from the first 7 drill holes of its 20,000m drilling programme at the Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. Best intersections were DDA-006 with 46m at 1.7g/t gold (including 29m at 2.5g/t gold), RCA-001 with 37m at 1.4g/t gold (including 11m at 3.1g/t gold), RCA-004 with 40m at 1.1g/t gold followed by 9m at 3.5g/t gold at the bottom of the hole (to 142m) and RCA-005 with...

2008-06-16 15:00:17

By Laura Wilson, Stillwater NewsPress, Okla. Jun. 16--Lemonade stands and summer go together. Two Stillwater children are using one to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Parker Franklin, 6, and his sister, Lydia, 4, are participating in Sunkist's "Take a Stand" program, in which the company sends out free lemonade stands to children who will use them to raise money for charity. "I'm on lots of Yahoo group reading lists and someone sent a link to the Sunkist site, so we...

2005-12-23 00:40:00

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Talk about a working mother. A Christmas Island frigate bird named Lydia recently made a nonstop journey of just over 26 days and covering nearly 2,500 miles - across Indonesian volcanoes and some of Asia's busiest shipping lanes - in search of food for her baby. The trip, tracked with a global positioning device by scientists at Christmas Island National Park, is by far the longest known nonstop journey by one of these critically endangered seabirds. Previously, the...

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