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28 October, 2023 - 22:41
Astonishing 2,700-Year-Old Assyrian Winged Deity Unearthed in Iraq
In a landmark discovery, archaeologists have re-excavated a magnificent lamassu at the ancient city of Khursbad, Iraq. The monumental sculpture, an embodiment of an Assyrian protective deity , is...
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22 August, 2020 - 18:40
The Mystical Arslan Tash Amulets: Protection From Night Demons
The culture of Phoenician civilization was one of the most inspiring and influential in the ancient world. Through maritime trade and over many centuries, the Phoenician writing script, their...
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20 February, 2018 - 19:01
Lost Codes Discovered in Terrorist’s Treasure Tunnel
Hidden deep beneath the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, archeologists assessing the destruction of Isis treasure hunters have uncovered 2,700-year-old inscriptions describing the rule of an ancient...
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24 November, 2017 - 23:03
An Empire in Death: The Extensive Remains of Persepolis
Once the stunning capital of the Persian Empire (also known as the Achaemenid Empire), Persepolis was lost to the world for almost nineteen hundred years, buried in the dirt of southwestern Iran...
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18 August, 2017 - 15:27
Flaming Swords and Winged Beasts: What Were These Ancient Creatures? The Origins of Cherubim – Part II
The word angel comes from the Old English engel , or ‘messenger’. Angels have an ancient and global tradition, but with belief in these powerful but elusive supernatural beings still going strong...
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31 December, 2016 - 03:53
Astounding Ancient Assyria: The Grand Palace of Assurnasirpal
The grand palace of Assurnasirpal (Ashurnasirpal) II was one of the most incredible sites of ancient Assyria. Located in Nimrud, Iraq, the immense palace was richly decorated with sophisticated...
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16 February, 2016 - 03:53
The Mythical Lamassu: Impressive Symbols for Mesopotamian Protection
Lamassu are human-headed, eagle-winged, bulls or lions that once protected cities in Mesopotamia. They were believed to be very powerful creatures, and served both as a clear reminder of the king’s...
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4 July, 2014 - 14:33
A Paradise Lost: In Search of Eden
Nothing else has fascinated both archaeologists and theologians alike more than the identity to the location of man’s paradise lost; that is, the Garden of Eden. Throughout history, the idea of a...
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27 May, 2014 - 15:02
The ancient origins of the legendary griffin
The griffin is a legendary creature with the head and wings of an eagle, and the body, tail, and hind legs of a lion. As the eagle was considered the ‘king of the birds’, and the lion the ‘king of...
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