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Egyptian pyramids and cosmology

Tourists flock each year to Egypt’s Aswan governorate to witness a rare solar alignment phenomenon at the Abu Simbel temple, where the sun’s rays strike the statue of Pharaoh Ramses II. http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2017/02/egypt-ramses-temple-sun-alignment-tourism.html

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Discovery of Neo-Assyrian Palace near Mosul

Archaeologists have made an unexpected discovery while documenting ISIL’s destruction of the Tomb of the Prophet Jonah, near Mosul. You can learn more about the discovery, and see both photos and a video, here. The palace appears to date from … Continue reading

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