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Ancient Scrolls Burned By Mt. Vesuvius Deciphered By New X-Ray Technique. Ancient papyrus scrolls charred in the same volcanic eruption that wiped out the city of Pompeii are a step closer to revealing their secrets thanks to a cutting-edge application of X-rays.

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost years ago, holding out the promise that the world's oldest surviving library may one day reveal all of its secrets.

Light Brown Papyrus Sheet - Szukaj w Google

Hundreds of ancient papyrus scrolls that were buried after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius could finally be read

Ancient papyrus scrolls charred in the same volcanic eruption that wiped out the city of Pompeii are a step closer to revealing their secrets thanks to a cutting-edge application of X-rays.   The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD also leveled the n...

Mystery Of The Herculaneum Papyrus May Soon Be Solved

Ancient papyrus scrolls charred in the same volcanic eruption that wiped out the city of Pompeii are a step closer to revealing their secrets thanks to a cutting-edge application of X-rays. The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD also leveled the n.

It is one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in Russia – an ancient complex engulfing a small island in the center of a remote lake in the mountains of southern Siberia. At first glance, it appears to be an ancient fortress, its perimeter of high walls constructed to keep out enemies. However, others have proposed the 1,300-year-old structure may have been a summer palace, monastery, memorial complex, ritual center, or astronomical observatory.

1,300-year-old fortress-like structure on Siberian lake continues to mystify experts

It is one of the most mysterious archaeological sites in Russia – an ancient complex engulfing a small island in the center of a remote lake in the mountains of southern Siberia. At first glance

abu dervish: Ancient manuscript

This a leather box which contains supposedly 30 manuscripts ( 30 juzs) for the complete Quran.

Ohio Decalogue Stone and Keystone  In November of 1860, David Wyrick of Newark, Ohio found an inscribed stone in a burial mound about 10 miles south of Newark. The stone is inscribed on all sides with a condensed version of the Ten Commandments or Decalogue, in a peculiar form of post-Exilic square Hebrew letters. The robed and bearded figure on the front is identified as Moses in letters fanning over his head.

Oldest known 10 Commandments is in America, in Ancient Hebrew Script-From time of king Solomon

Ohio Decalogue Stone and Keystone In November of David Wyrick of Newark, Ohio found an inscribed stone in a burial mound about 10 miles south of Newark. The stone is inscribed on all sides wi…

The glaciers of the Italian Alps are slowly melting to reveal horrors from the   Great War, preserved for nearly a century

Melting glaciers in northern Italy reveal corpses of WW1 soldiers

Global warming reveals preserved bodies of World War 1 soldiers as glaciers melt in northern Italy

Roman military diploma from the regency of Hadrian, year 119 A.D. The diploma had been emitted for a member of the Praetorian Guard. The diploma is complete and consists of two tabulae which had been tied together by a bronze thread which is patially preserved, 15.5 x 12 cm. Private collection

Roman military diploma from the regency of Hadrian, year 119 A.D. The diploma had been emitted for a member of the Praetorian Guard. The diploma is complete and consists of two tabulae which had been tied together by a bronze thread which is patially preserved, 15.5 x 12 cm. Private collection

Pair of Altars with Aphrodite and Adonis; Greek, Taras, S. Italy, 400-375 B.C.; Terracotta and pigment; Getty Museum, Malibu

Pair of altars with Aphrodite and Adonis Greek, Taras, South Italy, 400 - 375 B. Terracotta and pigment

Un nuevo descubrimiento revela que los humanos modernos cohabitaron espacio con…

Long ago, humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to Europe. Now scientists have found the first fossil remains that appear to document that journey, a partial skull from an Israeli cave.

The Villa Dei Papiri (House of Books) was discovered in the ruins of Herculaneum in the 18th century.  1,100 ancient books were recovered, mostly carbonized but providing an invaluable window into the world of imperial Rome.

*HERCULANEUM, ITALY ~ The Villa Dei Papiri (House of Books) was discovered in the ruins of Herculaneum in the century. ancient books were recovered, mostly carbonized but providing an invaluable window into the world of imperial Rome.

Archeologists have found tharu fortress apart the gate from new kingdom.

An iron based Stylus (ancient version of the pen), with beautiful silver inlayed sections and designs.  A fairly well preserved example of a Roman writing instrument used write on a wax tablet. 3rd to 5th Century AD. The Roman Empire.

An iron based Stylus (ancient version of the pen), with beautiful silver inlayed sections and designs. A fairly well preserved example of a Roman writing instrument used write on a wax tablet. to Century AD. The Roman Empire.

an artifact found at the base of Hidden Mountain, New Mexico near the city of Los Lunas. The main inscription proclaims the Ten Commandments in ancient Paleo-Hebrew characters. It is one of the most important ancient artifacts ever found in North A

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Collins, books, articles and speeches are available here on the Ten lost tribes of Israel and the biblical propehcies concerning the modern tribes of Israel.

Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus - Africa is Back - Quora

Vandals have destroyed prehistoric rock art in lawless southern Libya, endangering a sprawling tableau of paintings and carvings classified by UNESCO as of "outstanding universal value".

Historic catastrophe: This decaying 19th century shipwreck was captured in northern Gulf of Mexico

Rust and glory: Poignant pictures capture tragic beauty of world's most haunting shipwrecks

This photo provided by the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program shows oxidized copper hull sheathing and possible draft marks visible on the bow of. a 200 year old vessel of a mile below Gulf of Mexico. Preservation is incredibly good and tantalizing.

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