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  1. Want a Unique Underground Experience? Live Like a Modern Troglodyte at a Libyan Cave House Hotel

    ... dwelling that may be found in certain parts of the world. In Libya, this unique type of house can be found in the Jabal Nasufah (meaning ... dwelling that may be found in certain parts of the world. In Libya, this unique type of house can be found in the Jabal Nasufah (meaning ...

    dhwty - 13/04/2017 - 19:00

  2. Libyan Civilians Take Up Arms and Form Protective Shield Around Ancient Ruins of Leptis Magna

    ... ancient city of Rome. They fear the Islamic State will do in Libya what it has done in Iraq and Syria: defaced and destroyed some of the ... ancient city of Rome. They fear the Islamic State will do in Libya what it has done in Iraq and Syria: defaced and destroyed some of the ...

    Mark Miller - 29/12/2016 - 14:49

  3. Ghadames, Libya’s Pearl of the Desert

    ... Tripolitania, which is situated in the north western part of Libya. This town sits on Libya’s border with Algeria and Tunisia, and is commonly referred to as the ...

    dhwty - 21/06/2014 - 02:36

  4. Ancient Libyan necropolis bulldozed

    ... Cyrene necropolis, an extremely important historical site in Libya, has been destroyed by local farmers in order to make way for new houses ... necropolis is an ancient Greek city in north-eastern Libya with UNESCO World Heritage status.  It was one of the largest Greek ...

    aprilholloway - 27/08/2013 - 08:21

  5. North African Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers Eschewed Domestic Grains for Wild Plants

    ... in a huge cave in an area of western Egypt and northern Libya 8,800 to 5,000 years ago probably had access to domesticated grain. But a ... analyzed stone grinding tools from the Haua Fteah cave in Libya and found residue of wild plants on them. Another researcher working in ...

    Mark Miller - 06/01/2016 - 21:47

  6. The Rich Mythology and Megalithic Culture of the Ancient Berbers, Lords of the Desert

    ... of the Egyptians, originally inhabiting the lands of Libya for thousands of years, before the beginning of human records in Ancient ... was one of the Egyptian deities’ paid homage to in Libya.  Some scholars believe Osiris was originally a Libyan god.  Berbers ...

    Bryan Hill - 16/07/2018 - 11:03

  7. Ten Stunning Yet Little Known Ancient Treasures Across Africa

    ... scale of the Senegambian Stone Circles. Ghadames, Libya’s Pearl of the Desert Ghadames is a large oasis town in ... Tripolitania, which is situated in the north western part of Libya. This town sits on Libya’s border with Algeria and Tunisia, and is ...

    aprilholloway - 03/11/2015 - 20:42

  8. The Ancient Tuaregs, Lost Lords of the Sahara

    ... recorded that during his time, the region of southern Libya was inhabited by a tribe known as the Garamantes. It has been speculated ... Ancient Ancestress of the Tuaregs Ghadames, Libya’s Pearl of the Desert The Legendary Queen of Sheba and Her ...

    dhwty - 13/04/2015 - 14:57

  9. Desert Glass Formed by Ancient Atomic Bombs?

    ... the dispersion of large glass rocks in the deserts of Libya, the Sahara, Mojave, and many other places in the world, as products of ...

    ancient-origins - 14/10/2014 - 12:45

  10. Blemmyes: The Headless Men of Ancient and Medieval Mythology

    ... to Herodotus, these creatures inhabit the western part of Libya, which is supposed to be “very hilly and thickly wooded, and teems with ... however, does not give these headless creatures of Libya a name. An engraving showing (from left to right) a monopod or ...

    dhwty - 24/08/2018 - 18:23

  11. The 5 Worst Archaeological Destructions for 2013

    ... Cyrene necropolis, an extremely important historical site in Libya, was destroyed by local farmers in order to make way for new houses and ... Cyrene necropolis is an ancient Greek city in north-eastern Libya with UNESCO World Heritage status.  It was one of the largest Greek ...

    aprilholloway - 15/12/2013 - 23:08

  12. A delicacy now, snails in the human diet may have meant survival 150,000 years ago

    Archaeologists digging in Libya have found evidence of human habitation going back at least 150,000 years ... years, found in a cave in South Africa; at the site in Libya in North Africa, researchers found jawbones about 80,000 years old. ...

    Mark Miller - 26/10/2015 - 02:39

  13. Silphium, the ancient contraceptive herb driven to extinction

    ... in the oldest Greek city in North Africa, called Cyrene (now Libya).  Legend suggests that the Greek Battus and his men were led to a place ... their currency. The ruins of Cryrene (Shahhat), Libya. ( Wikipedia ) The other thing we know for certain, is ...

    Martin Clemens - 29/10/2014 - 22:08

  14. The Lost Knowledge of the Ancients: Were Humans the First? Part 3: Science in Antiquity

    ... Two examples of ancient Roman roads: one at Leptis Magna, Libya (top) ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) and another at Santa Àgueda, Minorca ...

    Sam Bostrom - 09/07/2017 - 23:12

  15. The ancient city of Lacedaemon – is it the legendary Atlantis?

    ... “Pillars of Hercules”. It was larger than Asia and Libya together. Its destruction (sinking) produced a barrier of impassable ... which is described by Plato as being larger than Asia and Libya together.  What was known as ‘Asia’ and ‘Libya’ at the time were ...

    spyropoulos - 05/06/2014 - 14:26

  16. Ikea-style flat-pack church that sunk in a shipwreck around 500 AD to be revived

    ... slabs, the BBC says. Similar churches still stand today in Libya, Cyprus and Italy. The base of a Corinthian column (Photo by ... suppressed Manicheaism. Arianism: Arius, born in Libya in 250 AD, was a theologian who taught that Jesus was exalted above all ...

    Mark Miller - 18/11/2015 - 21:54

  17. Built to Last: The Secret that Enabled Roman Roads to Withstand the Passage of Time

    ... Two examples of ancient Roman roads: one at Leptis Magna, Libya (top) ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ) and another at Santa Àgueda, ...

    dhwty - 10/02/2017 - 18:53

  18. Plenty of Wiggle Tomb: The Intriguing Monuments of the Middle Kingdom Rulers of the Oryx Nome

    Even in periods we might not think of as being glamorous, ancient Egyptians still knew how to be stylish. Take Khnumhoteps I and II, nomarchs (governors/administrators) of the Oryx nome (province) four thousand years ago. This remarkable family served the Twelfth Dynasty of pharaohs loyally and carved out a realm for itself in the 1900s BC. They were the rulers of the Oryx Nome, named after the oryx, a type of antelope.

    Carly Silver - 22/09/2018 - 23:33

  19. Enduring Mystery of the Screaming Mummy: Mortal Wounds and Divine Justice—Part I

    The hideously contorted facial features of ‘Unknown Man E’ - also called the ‘Screaming Mummy’ - are unlike any we have witnessed in an ancient Egyptian mummy. It bears mute testimony to the gruesome end of an overambitious individual, who, goaded by his scheming mother and a band of conspirators, imagined he could murder the powerful reigning monarch, Ramesses III, and have himself crowned in his stead.

    anand balaji - 19/02/2018 - 15:31

  20. Did Ancient Humans Acquire Nautical Knowledge by Sailing the Prehistoric Megalakes of Africa?

    There is increasing evidence that anatomically modern humans (AMH) left Africa 100,000 years ago. Archaeological evidence indicates that AMH were in Arabia, China, Crete, and Brazil over 100,000 years ago. It has been shown that AMH left Africa before 60 thousand years ago.

    Clyde Winters - 12/06/2017 - 14:00

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