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In Iraq, archaeologists have found a Shrine to the God of war
In Iraq, archaeologists have found a Shrine to the God of war
In the area of the ancient Sumerian city of Girsu, in Iraq, archaeologists have found a ritual Shrine dedicated to Ningirsu, the God of war. Researchers believe that the age of the find is about 5 thousand years. The territory was used for ritual...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Life in Saigon 60 years ago
Life in Saigon 60 years ago
In the 1960s, at the height of the Vietnam war, the country's largest city, Saigon, continued to live its life. At that time, it was the capital of South Vietnam, but today the city has a different name – Hochiminh city. Now more than 8 million people...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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100 and 10,000 dram: Armenia dedicated two coins to artist Jean Jansem
100 and 10,000 dram: Armenia dedicated two coins to artist Jean Jansem
The Central Bank of Armenia presented two collectible coins dedicated to the French artist of Armenian origin Jean Jansem. The 100 dram coin is made of 925 silver and has a circulation of 500 copies. It has a rectangular shape (40x28 mm), the weight is...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Van Gogh painting stolen in the Netherlands
Van Gogh painting stolen in the Netherlands
A painting by Vincent van Gogh, "The Garden at the rectory in Nuenen", created by the author in 1884, was stolen from the singer Laren Museum complex, which was closed for a time under quarantine. The criminals escaped from the police, and the location...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Western Ukrainian resort: photos of pre-war Morshyn
Western Ukrainian resort: photos of pre-war Morshyn
Morshyn is one of the most famous resorts in the West of Ukraine. Images taken more than 80 years ago are published below. Recreation areas looked very modern for their time and were not inferior to similar resorts built in Europe. In 1930, clinics were...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Bottles in orange: unusual packaging of L'Orange Variee perfume
Bottles in orange: unusual packaging of L'Orange Variee perfume
In 1925, the presentation of the perfume L'orange Variee took place. The original packaging was a ball in the form of an orange, inside which there were bottles in the form of lobes. 8 glass bottles contained a label with information about the contents...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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1753 ancient Roman coins found in Poland
1753 ancient Roman coins found in Poland
In the South-Eastern part of Poland, near Tichobórz, farmer Mariusz Dyl found an incredible treasure – 1753 ancient Roman silver coins. The discovered specimens could not be collected immediately – the coins were scattered over a very large area. The...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Stuffed animals, plants and minerals: Ole Vorm collection
Stuffed animals, plants and minerals: Ole Vorm collection
Ole Worm is a Danish medical doctor and collector. He studied embryology and wrote several treatises that were dedicated to the Scandinavian runes. For the first time I used such terms as stalactite and stalagmite. His engravings and descriptions of...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Hair is the pride of Victorian women
Hair is the pride of Victorian women
The fashion of the Edwardian and Victorian eras in great Britain was very different from the modern one. And it's not just about how everyday clothes and holiday outfits looked. Women paid special attention to their hair, refusing to cut it. Below are...
31 march 2020, 23:24
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Medieval thaler went under the hammer for 110 200 hryvnia
Medieval thaler went under the hammer for 110 200 hryvnia
Medieval numismatics is one of the most interesting topics for collectors of ancient coins. Towards the end of March, Violity purchased an interesting copy - a 1611 Thaler, the cost of the lot was 110,200 hryvnia. The lot interested more than 180...
31 march 2020, 23:25
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