These Incredible Salt Mines Are Like Another World Beneath Our Feet
Salt mines are special compared to other underground excavation sites: once they are closed for extraction purposes, they can be opened for visitors, or for storage purposes—all because of their unique microclimate with natural air-conditioning and constant temperature and atmospheric pressure all year.
"Ancient" Syriac bible found in Cyprus
(Reuters Life!) - Authorities in northern Cyprus believe they have found an ancient version of the Bible written in Syriac, a dialect of the native language of Jesus.
Tutankhamun in Barcelona / Tutankamon en Barcelona
Tutankhamun - his tomb and his treasures A sensational discovery 87 years ago turned the unknown pharaoh Tutankhamun into a superstar. In 1922, the archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the burial chambers of the ancient Egyptian king with their vast treasures – an event that caused a worldwide sensation. The story of Tutankhamun fascinates people to this day. His mysterious, premature death and unique legacy are the stuff of legend. The exhibition shows the world’s only museum-quality…
Celtic Christian stone carving Donegal Irish cross | David Lyons Photography
Celtic Christian stone carving in the valley of Glencolumbkille, Donegal, Ireland. One of the pilgrimage circuit stations.
FABRIZIO, Italy. But call me FAB. Welcome to my Journey, welcome onboard (+130.000 friends) "eppure, come ogni grande viaggiatore, mi pare di non essermi mai mosso da casa"
The Gods Of Alexandria
What follows are the names of the gods of the cosmological Alexandria. By this I mean, the Alexandria of old is not visible to the physical eye, but to the mental eye. They incorporate many eras, c…
10 Facts About the Olmec, Mesoamerica's First Great Civilization
Learn about the Olmec culture, the first great Mesoamerican civilization, in this quick and comprehensive overview with 10 fast facts.