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Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

Sacrifice in Lake Titicaca: Offerings to Deities

A group of archaeologists happened to discover a hoard of treasure deep below Lake Titicaca. The archaeologists believed these were the offerings to the deities in a sacrifice in lake Titicaca. The hoard included a lapis-lazuli wild cat (or puma), a turquoise stone pendant and gold medallions. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake and […]

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Top 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History (Part 2)

Top 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History (Part 2)

In the previous chapter, we have discovered four out of 8 Powerful Women in Ancient History. They are the Trung Sisters (from Vietnam), Grace O’Malley (Notorious pirate in Ireland in the 16th century), Boudicca (Celtic Queen waging war against Roman Empire), and Ching Shih (Chinese Pirate Lord). The list is based on the Forbes 2018 […]

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Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Have you ever wondered what is the origin of the word “January”? The answer, if you are wondering, lies in the name of Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings. Interestingly, the depiction of this Roman god is a two-faced man. This presented his power of looking backward and forward at the same time. The […]

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Moai Statues: Mysterious Faces on Easter Island

Moai Statues: Mysterious Faces on Easter Island

Moai Statues are among the most interesting archaeological excavation. Because not only do they contain have a majestic appearance but they also carry within themselves tons of mysteries. Moai Statues are located on the Easter Island, Chile. Since the humanity cannot explain the mysteries surrounding the Moai Statues, they become more attractive to the people […]

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