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In Oman, an ancient mediation method gets a makeover

Omani Mahmoud bin Yousef Temtemi found himself in a pastoral predicament this autumn – his neighbour’s flock of sheep had overrun his farm and gobbled up is crops, threatening his income. Rather than make a scene or turn to the ...

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Ancient mining operations buildings found in Egypt

CAIRO: The ruins of two buildings used to supervise mines in ancient Egypt more than 4,400 years ago have been discovered in the south, the antiquities ministry said on Thursday.The find was made by a US-Egyptian mission in the Tal ...

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Egypt reopens ancient library in Sinai after renovations

ST. CATHERINE’S, Egypt: Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.The inauguration ceremony was attended by Egyptian and ...

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Gebel al-Silsila: Ancient child burials found in Egypt

Four intact child burials made more than 3,000 years ago are among a series of recent discoveries near the Egyptian city of Aswan, officials say. One of the burials found by a Swedish-Egyptian team still had the linen used to ...

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Trilobites: New Pacific Island Could Resemble Ancient Martian Volcanoes

Trilobites By KENNETH CHANG NEW ORLEANS — How is a little Pacific island like the planet Mars? Let James Garvin count the ways. In December 2014, an underwater volcano amid the islands of Tonga in the South Pacific erupted. When ...

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Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor

Related Articles LUXOR: Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country’s efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector.The tombs, located ...

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Cat lover? US museum explores the power of felines in Ancient Egypt

Related Articles WASHINGTON: Thousands of years ago, cats successfully managed to wrap us around their little paws. Nowhere is this clearer than in Ancient Egyptian art and culture, from paintings of felines to mummified cats buried with their masters’ remains.In ...

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Trilobites: Rock Carvings of Ancient Dogs Getting Taught New Tricks

Trilobites By NICHOLAS ST. FLEUR Our bond with dogs is etched in stone. For thousands of years man’s best friend has been by our sides, helping us hunt, herd and heal from emotional stress. Now, in a study published Thursday, ...

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Fire destroys ancient Peruvian mural

The fire broke out Sunday and was reportedly cause by farmers burning sugar cane fields near the ancient site. The Ventarrón archaeological complex was discovered in 2007 and housed a 4,500-year-old temple with a variety of preserved pottery and art. ...

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Israel-Russia deal gives ancient books new life online

Related Articles JERUSALEM: Israeli and Russian libraries will sign an agreement Tuesday to digitise and publish a treasured collection of ancient Hebrew manuscripts and books, effectively putting to rest a 100-year ownership dispute.The Guenzburg collection contains nearly 2,000 manuscripts and ...

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