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    Waco Mammoth Site - A Herd of Mammoth remains was found in 1978 by two young men. My husband was on a Geology trip with a class from #Baylor, and was there when the original thigh bone was found in a river bed.

    Waco Mammoth Site - Waco, Texas

    Mammoth Cave National Park 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

    Oracle Bones - A Chinese scholar and government official named Wang Yirong is credited with realizing that some of these bones were inscribed with ancient writing and thus had historical significance - Today, they're called “oracle bones” and constitute the best window available into the history, language and culture of ancient China - Because they involve specific dates, they are also an indispensible means of exploring the ancient Chinese calendar and its astronomical underpinnings

    Qumran, site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

    Liturgical Comb, bone; French, circa 12th-13th century

    Ashfall Fossil Beds

    An ancient ceremonial site the size of Stonehenge has been discovered on the North Downs. The exact purpose of the site - a neolithic “henge” near Hollingbourne - remains shrouded in mystery, but a large amount of burnt bone and pottery uncovered suggest it was used in a ritual capacity for almost 2000 years, as far back as 2500BC, the end of the Stone Age.

    Schlitterbahn Water Park, New Braunfels and Galveston, Texas

    Carchi Bone Owl Colombian / Ecuador. 800-1250 AD

    Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt

    Dinosaur bones seen in the Quarry Exhibit Hall within Dinosaur National Monument, Utah.

    Petroglyphs in Gobustan, Azerbaijan, in the Caucasus, dating back to 10,000 BC indicating a thriving culture. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be of "outstanding universal value"

    Bone Chalice. Sedlec Ossuary, Kostnice Sedlec, or "Bone Church" in Kutná Hora, Czech Republic. Bone pyramids were stacked in the ossuary by (according to legend) a half-blind monk around 1511, when a mass grave was unearthed and the bones needed a new home. In 1870, František Rint was emplyed to put the bones in order, and so the ex-woodcarver did; among his works of bone art, he left behind his signature in, of course, bones.


    Geology of North America

    Cleopatra's Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues ...

    Skull Cathedral in Otranto. In 1480AD, Muslim invaders martyred 800 residents of the town of Otranto, Italy. Their remains were taken to the cathedral and the bones were arranged behind the altar as testament to their faith.

    The archæological site at Delphi. This was the most important oracle in the classical Greek world and a major site for the worship of the god Apollo.

    Hunt for gems, arrowheads and more at these Texas sites!

    Balloon ride over Cappadocia Discovered by Ana Patrascu at Goreme, Nevşehir, #Turkey #travel