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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. Between 250 AD and 271 AD, as many as 5,000 people died each day as a result of the disease, explained Owen Jarus in an article published by LiveScience. The epidemic became...

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, according to recent LiveScience and Daily Mail reports. The drawings, which are similar to the legendary Nazca Lines of Peru, "stretch from Syria to Saudi Arabia, can be seen from the air but not the ground, and are virtually unknown to the public," Owen Jarus of LiveScience wrote in an article, published...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.