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Lost Ancient High Technology Of Egypt: 100 Ton Stone Boxes

At a site called Saqqara a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis and more specifically in 2 underground tunnels, there are more than 20 massive stone boxes made from very hard stone that academics can’t explain. 14 more words

Ancient Mysteries

The myth of the ancient Egyptian Bennu Bird associated with Osiris becomes true?

According to ancient Egyptian mythology, the Bennu was a self-created being said to have played a role in the creation of the world.

It was said to be the ba of Ra and enabled the creative actions of Atum. 311 more words

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3 tips on how to go to Persepolis without dying of heat

Besides the obvious, drink lots of water, wear sensible clothes:

  1. Get a private call taxi. Yes they will cost you a bit more, but you don’t want to be stranded in the MIDDLE OF NOWHERE when it’s over 40 degrees celsius (*According to Shirazi friend, global warming is real.
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The world’s oldest paycheck was cashed in beer

The world’s oldest paycheck has apparently been discovered and it is claimed that it was spent on booze. New Scientist has a great article about a recent archaeology finding that shows the world’s oldest known paycheck — written in a picture language known as cuneiform — was cashed in beer!  294 more words

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Narasaki's Lines of Power for Agriculture

Iyashirochi and agriculture

We have learned about Narasaki Kougetsu and the Katakamuna documents which he recorded. Now let us look at his technical work. Narasaki was an eletrical engineer working in the mountains of Hyogo-ken after the Second World War. 495 more words

Ancient Civilization

Akiyoneto's Book: Katakamuna Mystery Civilization

Ed. note: Information in this post comes from Akiyoneto, Nazo no Katakamuna Bunmei, Mystery of Katakamuna Civilization, 1981. We have already posted an introduction to Katakamuna Ancient Civilization. 633 more words

Ancient Civilization

Hida Koku and Birth of Hida Kuni Jomon Dynasty

Iwaya-Iwakage,our sister site, has just posted a series of articles that begins:

Birth of Hida Kuni Jomon Dynasty

The land of Hida, where the Kanayama Megaliths are located, may not be so well known historically as other parts of the country such as Kyoto and Nara. 52 more words

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