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Esarhaddon Inscription.  This basalt block describes the restoration of Babylon in 670 BC. by the Assyrian king Esarhaddon (681-669 BC). It is interesting that it was Nabopolassar of Babylon who later destroyed Assyria.

This basalt block describes the restoration of Babylon in 670 BC. by the Assyrian king Esarhaddon BC). It is interesting that it was Nabopolassar of Babylon who later destroyed Assyria.

This is a map of the Ancient Near East. It shows where the Hittites, Egyptians, Babylonians & Assyrians were during the 16th-14th century BC.

This is a map of the Ancient Near East. It shows where the Hittites, Egyptians, Babylonians & Assyrians were during the century BCE. (remember that many ancient names come from the Greek)

. . . . . . #Repost @khatijasuleman with @repostapp  VERY INTERESTING INDEED. ......and here you are led to believe that Palestine  didn't exist!!! Postage stamps and a short postal history of Palestine.  Thepostage stamps and postal history of Palestineemerges from its geographic location as a crossroads amidst the empires of the ancient Near East theLevantand the Middle East.Postal servicesin the region were first established in the BRONZE Age during the rule ofSargon of Akkad and…

. . . . . . #Repost @khatijasuleman with @repostapp VERY INTERESTING INDEED. ......and here you are led to believe that Palestine didn't exist!!! Postage stamps and a short postal history of Palestine. Thepostage stamps and postal history of Palestineemerges from its geographic location as a crossroads amidst the empires of the ancient Near East theLevantand the Middle East.Postal servicesin the region were first established in the BRONZE Age during the rule ofSargon of Akkad and…

See Maps of the Ancient Near East

Maps of of ancient empires, showing political changes and biblical events. Includes the earliest known map, and other maps on clay tablets.

The ancient Westbury Horse, Wiltshire, UK

The Westbury White Horse, Wiltshire, England. The oldest of several white horses carved in Wiltshire. It was restored in The origin of the Westbury White Horse is obscure.

The Rudston monolith is the tallest prehistoric standing stone in Britain.

The Rudston monolith is the tallest prehistoric standing stone in Britain. t is situated in the churchyard in the village of Rudston in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

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