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Sacrifice of A Child
A lot of what we think about the Phoenicians originates from their foes. A standout amongst the most continuing bits of hostile to Phoenician purposeful publicity has been that they rehearsed kid give up. Oxford’s Josephine Quinn uncovered there is truth behind these shocking stories. To look for celestial support, Phoenicians yielded newborn children and covered them with offerings and custom engravings in unique burial grounds. (more…)
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- In 1995, John Coleman Darnell, a Yale Egyptologist, and his understudies found 18-x-20-inch scene, dated to 3250 B.C., on a limestone precipice at a site called Gebel Tjauti, around 20 miles northwest of Luxor, that contains some line drawings of creatures that are accepted to be a record of the adventures of an Egyptian ruler. Since a picture of a scorpion is available connections to the Scorpion ruler were made. Some have even gone the extent that calling the scene “world’s most seasoned verifiable record” and claim the pictures are early hieroglyphics and are cases of the world’s most established composition.