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Baqirha Bizantin Church, Dead Cities, 8 Unesco World Heritage Sites near Aleppo, Syria (by JC Richardson).

Baqirha Bizantin Church, Dead Cities, 8 Unesco World Heritage Sites near Aleppo, Syria (by JC Richardson).

An ancient prosthetic eye, on a female skeleton dated 2900 and 2800 BCE.    [The eye] has a diameter of 2.5 cm and consists of a light material, probably bitumen paste. The surface is covered with a thin layer of gold, engraved with a central circle (representing the iris) and gold lines patterned like sun rays. The skeleton was 1.82 m tall (6 feet), much taller than ordinary women of the time.     An extraordinarily tall woman wearing an engraved golden eye patterned with rays like a tiny…

An ancient prosthetic eye, on a female skeleton dated 2900 and 2800 BCE. [The eye] has a diameter of 2.5 cm and consists of a light material, probably bitumen paste. The surface is covered with a thin layer of gold, engraved with a central circle (representing the iris) and gold lines patterned like sun rays. The skeleton was 1.82 m tall (6 feet), much taller than ordinary women of the time. An extraordinarily tall woman wearing an engraved golden eye patterned with rays like a tiny…

Otzi, the Ice Man of the Alps who was discovered in 1991.  His mummy, created by having been covered with glacial ice shortly after his death, is the oldest known human skin ever discovered – 5,300 years old – and it is tattooed.  Otzi has 59 separate tattoos

Otzi, the Ice Man of the Alps who was discovered in 1991. His mummy, created by having been covered with glacial ice shortly after his death, is the oldest known human skin ever discovered – 5,300 years old – and it is tattooed. Otzi has 59 separate tattoos

Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Mohenjo-daro: This town was built in 2600 BCE in present-day Pakistan. It is one of the first examples of city-planning in human history. It has roads and even a draining system similar to a sewer.

Mohenjo-daro: This town was built in 2600 BCE in present-day Pakistan. It is one of the first examples of city-planning in human history. It has roads and even a draining system similar to a sewer.

Mohenjo-daro is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world's earliest major urban settlements, existing at the same time as the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Crete. Significant excavation has since been conducted at the site of the city, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980

Mohenjo-daro is an archeological site situated in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2600 BC, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, and one of the world's earliest major urban settlements, existing at the same time as the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Crete. Significant excavation has since been conducted at the site of the city, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980

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A blog about art and science and all the wonderful bits in-between!

Easter Island Excavations.... The statues have Bodies!!!

Easter Island Excavations.... The statues have Bodies!!!

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