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  1. Apr 2019
    1. The concept of ‘deep time’ was first described in 1788 by the Scottish geologist James Hutton, although only coined as a term 200 years later, by the American author John McPhee. Hutton posited that geological features were shaped by cycles of sedimentation and erosion, a process of lifting up then grinding down rocks that required timescales much grander than those of prevailing Biblical narratives.
  2. Feb 2019
    1. Here in the Jordanian capital, the 6,000 seats of a 2nd-century Roman amphitheater stand testament to the significance of what was then known as Philadelphia, or “the city of brotherly love.”

      So cool to have a picture in front of this amphitheater!

    1. archaeologists announced they had uncovered a remarkably well-preserved fresco depicting his story: The hunter who fell in love with his reflection in a pool.

      Need to go back to Pompeii when it is less crowded so I can enjoy it more.

  3. Dec 2018
    1. he remnants of a stable attached to a sumptuous suburban villa in Civita Giuliana, outside the walls of what remains of Pompeii, the Archaeological Park of Pompeii said in a statement on Monday.

      Wow, still such amazing finds

  4. Nov 2018
    1. This particular winged genius adorned a space that archaeologists call Room S, which connected a public central courtyard to the king's private rooms.

      Can't wait to see the exhibit at the British Museum!

  5. Mar 2018
  6. Jun 2017
    1. Late last month, an excavator operator was working at a peat bog in the Polish municipality of Mircze when he accidentally stumbled upon this glorious specimen of 14th century craftsmanship. The remarkably well-preserved longsword is a unique find for the area, and its discovery has prompted an archaeological expedition.

      Awesome archeological find!

  7. May 2017