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by Minimalist
Wed Jun 19, 2024 2:04 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Ancient Mystery?
Replies: 0
Views: 2

Ancient Mystery?

Of course whenever a building is found which has no immediately obvious purpose the archaeologists fall back on "ritual" in order to have a handy label. Might have been a community barbecue pit, too! https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/discovery-of-4000-year-old-structure-in-greece-s...
by Minimalist
Tue Jun 11, 2024 9:18 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: There Were Survivors in 79 CE!
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: There Were Survivors in 79 CE!

by Minimalist
Sun Jun 09, 2024 9:23 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: There Were Survivors in 79 CE!
Replies: 3
Views: 27

There Were Survivors in 79 CE!

https://www.rawstory.com/records-of-pomp...to-unders/ Records of Pompeii’s survivors discovered Quote: On Aug. 24, in A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted, shooting over 3 cubic miles of debris up to 20 miles (32.1 kilometers) in the air. As the ash and rock fell to Earth, it buried the ancient cities of...
by Minimalist
Tue Apr 30, 2024 7:32 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Herculaneium Scrolls Being Unwrapped - Read.
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Herculaneium Scrolls Being Unwrapped - Read.

This time, the deciphered extract relates to the life of Plato. https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/30/style/plato-herculaneum-papyrus-scrolls-intl-scli-scn/index.html Ancient text reveals details of Plato’s burial place and final evening, experts say Newly-deciphered text from ancient scrolls may have fina...
by Minimalist
Wed Apr 24, 2024 1:10 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: I thought this might interest some of you.
Replies: 12
Views: 8643

Re: I thought this might interest some of you.

The thread is 10 years old.
by Minimalist
Thu Apr 11, 2024 8:33 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Pompeii Continues to Divulge Its Wonders
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Pompeii Continues to Divulge Its Wonders

From the BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-68777741 Quote: Pompeii: Breathtaking new paintings found at ancient city Quote: Stunning artworks have been uncovered in a new excavation at Pompeii, the ancient Roman city buried in an eruption from Mount Vesuvius in AD79. Archaeologists s...
by Minimalist
Sun Apr 07, 2024 1:01 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Major Find In Britain....
Replies: 0
Views: 245

Major Find In Britain....

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/a-remarkable-roman-villa-in-britain-boasts-magnitude-decor-and-mysterious-miniature-objects-180984063/?utm_source=smithsonian-weekender&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&spMailingID=49631164&spUserID=NzQwNDU2ODI3MjAS1&spJobID=268061...
by Minimalist
Fri Mar 29, 2024 9:53 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Roman Sundial Unearthed
Replies: 0
Views: 273

Roman Sundial Unearthed

Interesting archaeological find...although hardly unique. https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20240...vings-time Quote: The ancient Roman alternative to daylight savings time Quote: Just like we do today, the ancient Romans divided up each day into 24 units – but for the vast majority of the year, th...
by Minimalist
Wed Jan 24, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Stonehenge Core Drilling & Cross Sections
Replies: 6
Views: 2336

Re: Stonehenge Core Drilling & Cross Sections

Then don't read it.
by Minimalist
Mon Jan 22, 2024 7:16 pm
Forum: Tips and Helper Files
Topic: test
Replies: 3
Views: 6791

Re: test

Can't tell you what you are doing wrong if you don't tell us what you are doing.
by Minimalist
Fri Jan 19, 2024 11:21 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Significant Find in the Bay of Naples
Replies: 0
Views: 600

Significant Find in the Bay of Naples

https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/19/style/naples-roman-beach-house-pliny/index.html 2,000-year-old beach house discovered during building work Experts believe it could have once been the opulent residence of Pliny the Elder, the legendary author, naturalist, and commander of the Roman navy fleet statione...
by Minimalist
Tue Jan 16, 2024 12:47 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Stone chambers dating back 1400 years, filled with stone slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures
Replies: 3
Views: 3488

Re: Stone chambers dating back 1400 years, filled with stone slabs inscribed with Buddhist scriptures

New posters are on mod review.

If you are posting something which is on topic and not an attempt to spam the board, it will be approved.

Otherwise, it is deleted.
by Minimalist
Wed Dec 27, 2023 4:32 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Just in time for election day
Replies: 4
Views: 7987

Re: Just in time for election day

I guess even Youtube has limits.
by Minimalist
Fri Dec 01, 2023 10:09 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Stonehenge Core Drilling & Cross Sections
Replies: 6
Views: 2336

Re: Stonehenge Core Drilling & Cross Sections

Is there some point to these posts?
by Minimalist
Sat Oct 14, 2023 6:25 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Just in time for election day
Replies: 4
Views: 7987

Re: Just in time for election day

It was six years ago.