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A cutaway model depicting the various construction methods used to water-proof the Khufu ship.

or, Sailing Into the Afterlife tells a story of the discovery of Khufu's ship, and a theory about his journey into the afterlife.

The Grauballe Man, bog mummy was found on the 26th of April 1952, near the village of Grauballe, Denmark.

The Grauballe Man, bog mummy was found on the of April near the village of Grauballe, Denmark.

In 1954, Kamal el-Mallakh is pictured next to the still sealed boat pit.

In Kamal el-Mallakh is pictured next to the still sealed boat pit.

Llibre de les Portes en les cantonades superiors dels nínxols de les pedres màgiques; Les pedres que impedien als mals esperits amb el mort. KV tomba 16 - Ramsés I

Llibre de les Portes en les cantonades superiors dels nínxols de les pedres màgiques; Les pedres que impedien als mals esperits amb el mort. KV tomba 16 - Ramsés I

Ancient Rome

Model of Ancient Rome ! How cool would that if been to wander around!

Jehoash Inscription: A Legitimate Tablet which Describes Renovations of King Solomon's Temple?

10 Controversial Archaeological Discoveries You Should Not Miss

Jehoash Inscription: A Legitimate Tablet which Describes Renovations of King Solomon's Temple? Also, more on Otzi - Ötzi still had intact blood cells, lived c.

Timeline der britischen Monarchen von Wilhelm dem Eroberer von Elizabeth II | via: http://www.etsy.com/de/listing/109740634/timeline-der-britischen-monarchen-von?ref=sr_gallery_1&sref=sr_7b6ccabdc7b7657ae73f4675181f4121efe4d28ccfad3aec86af89301f798df6_1387390369_14200294_britain&ga_search_query=british+chaucer&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery

Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. This is an enormous timeline of the British Monarchs from 1066 to the present day. The dates of the reigns of each monarch are included with each name and photo.

An illustration showing the size and shape of a hogging truss connected to the girdles.

007 - Old Kingdom Egypt Expands Its Reach

Examples of the maritime-related artifacts discovered inside the Wadi el-Jarf galleries.

This episode examines the scope of maritime trade during Old Kingdom Egypt, with a focus on the fifth and sixth dynasties.

Hittite (Asia Minor) in Blue, Assyria in Green, Greece in Purple, Egyptian in Yellow (1400 BC)

The rough realms of control from the Hittite Empire (blue), the Middle Assyrian Empire (green), and Egypt (yellow) at the time of the Battle of Nihriya BCE).

This is a reconstruction drawing of what the Roman fort at Portchester looked like in AD 345. Archaeological excavations suggest the Roman fort at Portchester was built between AD 285-290. It's building probably relates to a series of 'barbarian' (Saxon) attacks along the coasts of Britain and Gaul (France) at this time.

BBC - Primary History - Romans - Roman defence of Britain. Portchester was one of the forts the Romans built to guard the coast of Britain. This is what it probably looked like in Roman times.

Three sided molded tablet. One side shows a flat bottomed boat with a central hut that has leafy fronds at the top of two poles. Two birds sit on the deck and a large double rudder extends from the rear of the boat. On the second side is a snout nosed gharial with a fish in its mouth. The third side has eight symbols of the Indus script.

One side shows a flat bottomed boat with a central hut that has leafy fronds at the top of two poles. Two birds sit on the deck and a large double rudder extends from the rear of the boat.

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