Predating Stonehenge by years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. It's up north in the Levant just below Turkey's mountains. Where were the makers of this site from?
The Earliest Printing was Stamped into Soft Clay in Mesopotamia (Circa BCE – BCE). The earliest printing was the stamping of inscriptions into the soft clay of bricks before firing, done under the rule of the Sumerian king Naram-Sîn of Akkad
Secret poison case disguised as a book, century (This website has TONS of storage ideas, DIY projects and simply amazing things!) That’s where I put my deadly poisons! I totally forgot. Isn’t this the most amazing thing ever?
themagicfarawayttree: “ Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. “Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the.
400 Million Year Old Machine Found in Russia. In the remote Kamchatka peninsula (map below), 200 km from Tigil, University of St. Petersburg archaeologists discovered a strange fossil. The authenticity of the find has been certified.
Finds from early stone age site in north-central Germany from a now-extinct species of humans. Eight extremely well-preserved spears -- an astonishing years old, making them the oldest known weapons anywhere.
Akkad: Sandstone Victory Stele of Naram Sin (Sargon's grandson) king of Akkad, shows him protected by the luminaries of heaven & about to dispatch the last of his enemies, ca 2250 BC. Brought from Sippar to Susa in the c. Restored in 1992 AD.