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gold coins found in the U. that we discussed last week. This one has an image was haven't seen before - the glass jar and paper in which the coins were found.

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Among the discoveries are cuneiform inscriptions and works of art that tell of the palaces that flourished in the city throughout its history. This particular work of art shows a horse wearing a headstall being led by a man in a short robe. The inscription, seen above and below the image, reads “Palace of Ba’auri, king of the land of Idu, son of Edima, also king of the land of Idu.” This indicates that it was created around 3,000 years ago when Idu was the center of an independent kingdom.

In Photos: Ancient City Discovered in Iraq

Among the discoveries are cuneiform inscriptions and works of art that tell of the palaces that flourished in the city throughout its history. This particular work of art shows a horse wearing a headstall being led by a man in a short robe. The inscription, seen above and below the image, reads “Palace of Ba’auri, king of the land of Idu, son of Edima, also king of the land of Idu.” This indicates that it was created around 3,000 years ago when Idu was the center of an independent kingdom.

Rock painting, ca. 6000 B.C.E.  © Archivo Iconografico, S.A./Corbis  Aboriginal "x-ray style" figure.   Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia.

Rock painting, ca. 6000 B. © Archivo Iconografico, S./Corbis Aboriginal "x-ray style" figure. ive experienced this art its amazing

Researchers recently deciphered an ancient Egyptian codex that they say revealed spells that have links to Christianity.  "It is a complete 20-page parchment codex, containing the handbook of a ritual practitioner," Malcolm Choat and Iain Gardner, professors at Australian universities, wrote in their book "A Coptic Handbook of...

Researchers Decode Codex to Unveil Ancient, ‘Magical’ Egyptian Text

In an incredible discovery, archeologists from India have come across ruins of a ‘Great Forgotten Civilization’ in Mizoram.

Incredible Discovery: Archaeologists from India Stumble across Ruins of a Forgotten Civilization

uncertaintimes:    Neolithic rock art in southern India, ca. 1200-800 BC.  The Megalithic Portal

uncertaintimes: “ Neolithic rock art in southern India, ca. The Megalithic Portal ”

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Rock art inside the great Neolithic tomb at Knowth, Co. Meath, Ireland (via http://www.worldheritageireland.ie/bru-na-boinne/built-heritage/knowth/ … …) pic.twitter.com/A6x6NF8FPo

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The owl or guardian stone at the bend in the west passage at the megalithic site at Knowth, Ireland. The design echoes the backstone, sillstone and entrance stone.

The Cave Paintings of El Cogul (Les Garrigues, Lleida Pyrenees-Spain)

The Cave Paintings of El Cogul (Les Garrigues, Lleida Pyrenees-Spain)

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