Eamon Melvin

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Assyrian art, an introduction

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Mesopotamia

The Library of Ashurbanipal

A 2600 Year Old Neo-Assyrian Library<p>The Library of Ashurbanipal (also spelled Assurbanipal) is a set of at least 30,000 cuneiform documents written …

Yes, U.S. locks people up at a higher rate than any other country

By Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>National political enterprise and accountability reporter covering money and influence in politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>“It’s a stark fact that the United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population, yet we have almost 25 percent of the world’s total</i> …

United States

Earliest footprints outside Africa discovered in Norfolk

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1050000/1050847_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1537470980_01619a053b281cea440733502028a0c0<p><b>Scientists have discovered the earliest evidence of human footprints outside of Africa, on the Norfolk Coast in the East of England.</b><p>The …

British Museum

Ancient Egypt - the Middle Kingdom

<b>Ancient Egyptian History -The Middle Kingdom</b><p><b>The First Intermediate Period (2150-1975 BC)</b><p>An intermediate period in ancient Egyptian history is a time …

Women in Ancient Egypt

One of the central values of ancient Egyptian civilization, arguably the central value, was <i>ma'at</i> - the concept of harmony and balance in all aspects …

Bell Canada

The Old Kingdom - Ancient Egypt

<b>The Old Kingdom: Re, Pharaoh, and the Nile.</b><p>Re, the god of the sun was the first ruler of Egypt. He gave the people the blessings of the Nile before …

Ancient Egypt

Predynastic Period (c. 5000-3100 B.C.)<p>Few written records or artifacts have been found from the Predynastic Period, which encompassed at least 2,000 …

Ancient History