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egyptian plague burial site
2014-06-18 05:03:21

A team of Italian archaeologists has uncovered the remains of ancient plague victims at an ancient burial plot in what is now Luxor, Egypt, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Egypt Exploration Society journal Egyptian Archaeology.

Middle East Version of Nazca Lines Investigated
2011-09-17 05:01:39

By using satellite technology, researchers have discovered that there are thousands of ancient geoglyphs in the Middle East, but the purpose of these patterns remains a mystery.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.