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Recall what has happened to first nations in the USA. Female absorption into the settler population along with large families for the farmers doomed native demographics. Settler population expansion was startling during the nineteenth century

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To archaeologists and anthropologists, Petroglyphs, or rock carvings, had symbolic significance. It seems that everyone but the academic minds agreed upon one common theme of Petroglyphs - they were used as magic. They would use them to predict succe

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Twenty miles south of Cairo, on the Nile's west bank, where riverfed crop fields give way to desert, the ancient site of Saqqara is marked by crumbling pyramids that emerge from the sand like dragon's teeth. Most striking is the famous Step Pyramid

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These investigations have revealed a new twist to the story, assigning a much more prominent role to clothing than previously imagined. After the last ice age, global warming prompted people in many areas to change their clothes, from animal hides to

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Archaeologists searching for Tut's mortuary temple have unearthed a stunningly well-preserved royal metropolis (detail above). The lost city, called the "Rise of Aten" by archaeologists is believed to have been built by King Amenhotep III and i

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These walls are slightly backward sloped (probably to make them more resilient in an earthquake) instead of the characteristic perfectly vertical walls at other fortresses. Remember that Partroclus is described as climbing the walls three times in Ac

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