construction

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    Native construction of the Great Zimbabwe ?

    For decades was it posited by explorers and archaeologists that the Great Zimbabwe could never have been achieved by the local indigenous population, but was rather much more likely the work of Arabs, Phoenicians, Indians or even Queen Seba etc. Recent scientific studies however suggest an...
  2. Marcellus

    Ancient Logbook Documenting Great Pyramid's Construction Unveiled

    A logbook that contains records detailing the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza has been put on public display at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built in honor of the pharaoh Khufu (reign ca. 2551 B.C.-2528 B.C.) and is the largest of the three pyramids...
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    Anyone Still Interested in Pyramid Construction?

    Mod edit: link removed ========== XerosterX, While this topic will be of interest to some of our members, we take the view that we want to see something more than someone posting here with the sole intention of promoting their website. You are, of course free to post links to your website if...
  4. Tanvi

    Construction Techniques in Ancient Chinese Architecture

    Hey there. In Visual Arts classes, I have been assigned with a task, where I have to inquire about Ancient Chinese Architecture. In this task, I have to inquire about the following aspects of Ancient Chinese Architecture: - Predominant Materials Used - Decoration Techniques - Construction...
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    Did construction of Great wall of China had any effect on migration of Turkic tribes?

    As the title suggest, I am interested in knowing whether construction of Great wall of China had an effect on migration of Turkic tribes westward. My opinion is that construction of Great wall of China forced Turkish/Mongol tribes to migrate westward setting up a dominos effect which changed...
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    Conspiracy and cover-up involved in the construction of the Washington Monument

    Second phase construction of the Washington Monument lasted from 1879 till 1884. But there are no photographs about this alleged event. I say alleged not because I doubt that the Washington Monument was built but because I doubt that the Monument was built using the construction techniques that...
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    Greek Construction Methods in 6th century

    Hi, brand new here and got a question to pose to you folks- one that I cannot find the answer to in my many books, or even with Google's help on the internet. I have been trying to figure out what construction materials, methods, and tools the average Greek would have used to build his house...
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    Metro construction site in Hongkong yielded significant archaeological find

    It may turn out to be the most significant archaeological discovery ever in Hongkong, yet the discovery hasn't attracted attention from new media outside of Hongkong yet, therefore I've decided to share the latest discovery on this website. Thousands of ancient artifacts have turned up during...
  9. davu

    Graveyard dating back to 19th century found below California construction site

    U.S. News - Graveyard dating back to 19th century found below California construction site i guess it was written OUT of history ---- :eek::eek:
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    New Post Construction Fort Sill Oklahoma

    good evening, This might not be the right place; but it is surely a place to start. I am looking for an image of the bandstand that once stood on the New Post Parade Ground in Shanklin Circle at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The bandstand was a bandstand that was relocated from the Old Post Quadrangle...
  11. Kirialax

    Julian's construction of a temple in Jerusalem

    Ammianus Marcellinus records that Julian set out to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem. Was this an attempt to patronize the ancestral religions of the Empire? Or was he building yet another Roman temple on the site of the Jewish temple? Does anyone know of any other sources that record this...
  12. tjadams

    Germany Marks Construction of the Berlin Wall

    Germany Marks Construction of the Berlin Wall Published August 13, 2011 | Associated Press BERLIN -- The Berlin Wall's construction 50 years ago must be a constant reminder to citizens today to stand up for freedom and democracy, the city's mayor said Saturday as a united Germany commemorated...
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    Construction of Beijing

    My first history essay that I wrote awhile back. :) “The Son of Heaven Protects the Dragon’s Gate.” Zhu Di, Yongle Emperor In 1403, the Emperor of Ming China Yongle used that powerful phrase to begin the...
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    Moscow metro deaths in construction

    Hello, can anyone tell me if there were many deaths during the construction of the Moscow metro? Was anyone sent there as a punishment or was it all above board? Thanks. Stuart
  15. Commander

    1961 East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

    August 12 1961 East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall In an effort to stem the tide of refugees attempting to leave East Berlin, the communist government of East Germany begins building the Berlin Wall to divide East and West Berlin. Construction of the wall caused a short-term...