John Strachan
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How accurate are ancient history busts?
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Ancient Egypt I asked myself this question just the other day and done a little online searching. According to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, sculptures displaying true likeness were a rarety in ...

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When was the first recorded example of a race competition in human history?
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Mortuary complex of Sahure Perhaps debatably, the first record of racing could come from the mortuary temple of Sahure where it is claimed on wikipedia that racing boats for the military are depicted. ...

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Which emperor tried to command the tides?
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Sobekhotep VIII According to Kim Ryholt Sobekhotep VIII was likely an upper Egyptian pharoah during the 16th dynasty. Sobekhotep VIII, Wikipedia Sekhemre Seusertawy Sobekhotep VIII was possibly the ...

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Where is Havillah, the land of gold, described in Genesis?
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Land of Punt It is entirely biblical and no way of proving its existance, but according to Wikipedia and . "The Location of the Garden of Eden" Certain biblical scholars claim that their ...

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What is the origin of the first dynasty in Scotland?
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843 AD According to Wikipedia (right hand side of article) the foundation of Scotland was 843AD. Scotland, Wikipedia Established 9th century (traditionally 843) Kenneth MacAlpin The king during this ...

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After the Cold War, how did Berlin develop so much more rapidly than Moscow?
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Berlin, not East Berlin To begin with, there is no such place anymore as East Berlin, as can be confirmed by Wikipedia, and therefore it is impossible for East Berlin since 1990 to have competed with ...

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What pharaoh did Cambyses defeat in the invasion of Egypt?
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A History of the Persian Empire According to the book from Pierre Briant, as revealed on citation 9 on Wikipedia, From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire there is absolutely no debate ...

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Are parts of the Sphinx older than 5000 years?
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Orion correlation theory This is most likely connected to the Orion correlation fringe theory put forward by Robert Bauval. Orion correlation theory, History, Wikipedia The Orion correlation theory ...

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What are some inventions from the Chinese Han Dynasty?
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Wheelbarrow According to "Needham, Volume 4, Part 2, 263-267", the wheelbarrow was an invention of the Hans chinese. Wikipedia, History, China The earliest wheelbarrows with archaeological ...

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Were Roman emperors officially considered kings of Egypt?
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Dynastic list List of pharoahs - Wikipedia The Dynastic list as mentioned elsewhere takes us to a Wikipedia page, and right at the bottom of that page we read that according to Von Beckerath (Citation ...

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