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Astounding Excavated Discoveries – Page 2 – History A2Z

 · The Copper Dead Sea Scroll was discovered by one archaeologist in a cave near Qumran, Israel, in 1952. It was part of the Dead Sea scrolls, written in Hebrew, and was estimated to be from around 50-100 BC. The difference with the Copper Dead Sea Scroll is that it was made of a huge block of copper which had to be cut into sheets and laid flat ...

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 · This is the biggest and most authentic archive about the sites associated with Abrahamic religions. Elder brother of Moses, a high priest and a prophet in Abrahamic traditions. al-Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (ٱلْعَبَّاسُ ٱبْنُ عَبْدِ ٱلْمُطَّلِبِ‎) circa …

Mining | Biblia

Mining and Quarrying The process of obtaining minerals from the earth''s lithosphere and hydrosphere, including the science, methods, and business of discovery and exploitation. Minerals can be considered a combination of two or more chemicals with distinctive physical properties or molecular structure.

Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? by …

 · Ten of those years were just to get ready—-preparing the site, building roads and homes for the workers, removing the stone from quarries. The workers used copper and bronze metal tools, sleds (carts on runners pulled by animals) ropes, rollers, and levers.

Pointed arch (architecture)

A pointed arch, ogival arch, or Gothic arch is an arch with a pointed crown, whose two curving sides meet at a relatively sharp angle at the top of the arch. This architectural element was particularly important in Gothic architecture first appeared in Indian and Islamic architecture as a way of making more decorative windows and doorways, but in the 12th century it began to be used in ...

Golden Trezzini Awards 2021 Nominees

Golden Trezzini Awards 2021 Nominees. 1. Best Architectural Design for Museum. Antuo Hill Museums (Guangdong, China) Aranya Art Center (Hebei, China) Archaeology Center (Simferopol, Crimea, Russia) Art Museum in a military governor''s house ( Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) …

the plain and the existence of stone quarries in the area became the reason for the development of the brick-overlapping domed architecture that has a nearly 150-200 year history. The history and architecture of the Harran domed houses are woven together with

Stone is mostly lacking in southern Mesopotamia, although limestone is quarried in the desert about 35 miles to the west and "Mosul marble" is found not far from the Tigris in its middle reaches. Metal can only be obtained in the mountains, and the same…

Archive of Islamic State Administrative Documents …

 · This post constitutes a continuation of the previous posts that comprise the archive of Islamic State administrative documents (cf. here and here) and cannot be expanded further owing to technical issues. Thus, this post begins with Specimen 23A,

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE: MESOPOTAMIAN ARCHITECTURE

 · Alabaster stone which was used in Assyria is known today as Mosul marble. It was easy to obtain it in local quarries and large blocks. However, there was no substitute for mud-brick as the main building material in Assyria and Babylon.

Battle of Aleppo (2012–2016)

Battle of Aleppo. مَعْرَكَةُ حَلَبَ. Part of the Syrian Civil War. Clockwise from top-left: A destroyed tank in Aleppo, the Saadallah al-Jabiri Square buildings after the October 2012 Aleppo bombings, residents of Aleppo wait in line for food, and a Free Syrian Army fighter walking among rubble in Aleppo.

Swinging Sledgehammer Photos and Premium High Res Pictures …

Browse 63 swinging sledgehammer stock photos and images available, or search for woman swinging sledgehammer to find more great stock photos and pictures. Barry Bonds of the Pittsburgh Pirates warms up by swinging a sledgehammer before batting during a Major League Baseball game at Three Rivers Stadium...

Where Were the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? (Where …

The huge stones were probably cut from quarries close to the Nile. Then big boats might have transported each block of stone to the site of the pyramid. One theory says wooden ramps ran around the outside of the structure, going higher and higher.

Exposition Art Blog: History of art

It forms a phase of the art of Mesopotamia, differing in particular because of its much greater use of stone and gypsum alabaster for large sculpture. Much the best-known works are the huge lamassu guarding entrance ways, and Assyrian palace reliefs on thin slabs of alabaster, which were originally painted, at least in part, and fixed on the wall all round the main rooms of palaces.

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Bing helps you turn information into action, making it faster and easier to go from searching to doing. Season''s tweetings! Today is the first day of the 122nd annual Christmas Count, said to be the longest-running citizen science project in the world.

Mosul the Pearl of Northern Iraq: Its History and Contribution to …

 · Mosul, in Northern Iraq, is the country''s second largest city and the north''s major center for trade, industry and communications. Situated in the northwestern part of the country, on the west bank of Tigris, and close to the ruined Assyrian city of Nineveh, Mosul is called Al-Fayha'' (the paradise), Al-Khadhra'' (the green), and sometimes described as the Pearl of the North. In this article ...

Eleven sites and extensions in Asia, Europe, and South America receive UNESCO …

 · The Kütralkura UNESCO Global Geopark, which in the language of the Mapuche people means stone (kura) and fire (kütral), or firestone, is characterized by some of the world''s most active volcanism. It is situated 700 km south of Santiago and reaches the border of Argentina to the east. It encompasses the municipalities of Curacautín ...

Expedition Magazine

 · Remains of a statue in the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Hatra, south of the northern Iraqi city Mosul, on April 27, 2017. Iraqi forces retook the town of Hatra, southwest of Mosul, from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The ancient city is one of the heritage jewels of Iraq and was ...

Quarries | Cassino Stone Limited

Discover our Quarries like Carrara, Portoro, Giallo Veneziano, Ouro Brasil, Botanic Green. Cassino Stone is a leader in the supply and production of refined marble Home About Gallery Quarries Materials Reference Contacts Quarries Home / Concept & Design ...

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 · Carved in Stone, Jake Rajs, 2010. 5* (1/26/2021) Looking at the Doctrine & Covenants Again for the Very First Time: A Study Guide for Families, Organized by Location, James W. McConkie II. Revelations of the Restoration, McConkie. Historical Context of the

Concentration Camps List

De Stenen Man: the Stone Man: ditch digging for 63 mass graves, het lijkenhuis: mortuary, pre-mature burials, dysentery, typhus, pneumonia, lice, firing squads. Kotälla''s Rose …

Weathering of limestone on Al-Ziggurat walls in the ancient Al …

 · Presentation of the studied area The ancient city of Al-Nimrud is located about 35 km south-east of Mosul, a city on the eastern bank of the river Tigris in Iraq, Fig. 1a is an asymmetrical rectangular area of about 4 km 2, and nowadays, most of the ancient city is a flat area with no standing buildings, while its south-west corner stands vertically above the place where the citadel ...

Nahum, Nineveh and Those Nasty Assyrians

 · Some scholars have suggested Elkosk was located at the village of Al-Qush, 25 mi north of modern day Mosul, a city that is across the Tigris River from Nineveh. These scholars take this position because: (1) the names are similar, (2) the local Christian tradition holds that Nahum was from there and his tomb was there, and (3) Nahum''s writings show his familiarity with the city of Nineveh.

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As conflict abates, Iraqi villages begin to tackle "huge" problem …

 · As conflict abates, Iraqi villages begin to tackle "huge" problem of rubble. UNHCR''s latest Global Trends report, released every year in lead up to World Refugee Day (June 20), shows that 79.5 million people – or 1 per cent of humanity – was forcibly displaced at the end of 2019. Some 11 million people were newly displaced in the ...

Gabion wall used in road construction and flood protection embankment …

The quarry stone should be elongated and blocky rather the rounded and platy. The rock filled stone should laid properly with dressed surface to form decorated appearances. The various properties and laboratory tests of GI wire such as gauge, galvanizing and tensile strength should be carryout properly before implementing a gabion structure.