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Ancient Battering Ram Analysis Reveals Details Of Its Origin
2013-04-05 11:12:35

A bronze battering ram from a 2,000-year-old warship discovered by British divers off the coast of Libya in 1964, is offering up some evidence for how such a device was made in ancient times as well as origins of its ores.

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2009-10-21 10:05:55

The world's oldest known submerged town has been revealed through the discovery of late Neolithic pottery.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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