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  1. Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time

    ... the inhabitants of the city were a mixture of the elite and slaves. No matter what their social class was, they all led fascinating and ... series of gates served to separate pedestrian and vehicular traffic such as carts transporting produce. Within the walls, the city was laid ...

    Sarah P Young - 07/07/2019 - 01:40

  2. Ten Stunning Yet Little Known Ancient Treasures Across Africa

    ... that predate the pyramids by tens of thousands of years, and the remains of towns that have seen the rise and fall of countless ... 8th century A.D. and the late 16th century A.D. With such traffic along the trade route, it would be reasonable for locals to take ...

    aprilholloway - 03/11/2015 - 20:42

  3. Egypt: Tombs and Temples Tour

    ... us on an all-inclusive (excl flights) tour from Jan 05-12 and live that Egyptian dream. An adventure week in Luxor, Egypt exploring the ... the Cairo day, although that might be difficult with Cairo traffic. The airport is to the north-east and we will be in the south-west. The ...

    ancient origins - 12/11/2018 - 23:37

  4. Are There Really Plans to Build a Tunnel Under Stonehenge?

    ... world-famous site of Stonehenge. Their plans are to improve traffic in the area as well as change the appearance and feel of the site by building a tunnel under the megaliths and doing away ...

    Alicia McDermott - 13/01/2017 - 21:52

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

    ... our background of spaceships, skyscrapers, wonder drugs, and atomic reactors we are apt to minimize the scientific accomplishments of ... This is a mistake. [ READ PART 2 ] Dealing with Traffic Issues The peoples of the past had many of the problems which ...

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

  6. Spectacular Peruvian Rope Bridge, last of its kind, carries forward tradition of the Inca

    ... Considered a sacred expression of ritual, history and renewal, Peruvians annually spend three days weaving the Q’eswachaka rope ... over the gorge and supports local foot and herd-animal traffic, as it has for hundreds of years. MORE Thirteen-angle ...

    lizleafloor - 28/02/2015 - 21:50

  7. Prehistoric Lines Across Malta Defy Explanation: The Cart Ruts of Misrah Ghar il-Kbir

    The islands of Malta and Gozo in the Maltese archipelago are scarred with hundreds, if not ... The ruts there are so numerous and seem to cause such a traffic jam that they resemble the complex network of tracks found at the busy ... temples were built. Could it be that the sleds were used to transport heavy quarried rock from far off to the temple sites? The temple ...

    lizleafloor - 24/04/2015 - 01:42

  8. World’s Oldest Slave Cemetery May Have Been Found

    ... to predecessors of slaves trafficked from Africa to America and new information provides startling details about their tragic lives and deaths. Archaeologists claim that the remains found in a ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 18/01/2017 - 21:53

  9. Romans in Pompeii Repaired the Roads with Molten Iron

    ... to provide many insights into Roman society , economy, and culture. The ash and pumice , that fell on Pompeii from Mount Vesuvius ... roads would have to be repaired regularly because the heavy traffic on the roads would wear down the paving on the road every few years. ...

    Ed Whelan - 17/05/2019 - 12:37

  10. The Tomb of Humayun: The Garden Tomb that Inspired the Taj Mahal

    ... Hemu, Humayun’s body was exhumed by the fleeing Mughals, and transported to Kalanaur in Punjab. In 1569/70, 14 years after Humayun’s ... the Tomb of Humayun, as it increased pollution, and brought traffic much closer to the monument. As a result of opposition, the project was ...

    dhwty - 15/07/2018 - 21:49

  11. 23 Wrecks Found in Ship Graveyard in Aegean Sea in Just 22 Days

    ... Fourni, a group of 13 islands between the islands of Samos and Icaria in Greece, a place known as the ‘ship graveyard’, they recovered ... small area surveyed is because of the volume of ancient ship traffic, not because of dangerous waters. “It’s such a rare find,” ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 13/07/2016 - 14:48

  12. How Technology is Changing the Face of Archaeology

    ... control helicopters with high definition cameras to study and protect archaeological sites in Peru.  Through a partnership between the Catholic University of Peru and Harvard University, prototypes are now in use in San Jose de Moro where the ...

    aprilholloway - 13/07/2013 - 04:22

  13. Construction work in Greece uncovers 'Byzantine Pompeii'

    ... Cassander of Macedon, Thessaloniki became a key commercial and military hub under the Romans and was considered the second most important ... more and more impatient with the delays and the clogged traffic conditions.  “It is frustrating because the entire project is ...

    aprilholloway - 18/12/2013 - 21:20