Category: Places

What is Older than the Pyramids of Egypt? The Megalithic Temples of Malta

Ask most people what they consider the oldest, most magnificent architecture in the world, and the pyramids of Egypt are sure to be part of the answer. Magnificent they are, but they are not the oldest. The Pyramids of Giza

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Acoustic Chambers of the Egyptian Pyramids

Pyramids in Egypt I could easily dedicate an entire article to the subject of acoustic chambers inside the pyramids of Egypt. I visit Egypt and the Great Pyramid on a regular basis, (at the time of writing I have been

Ancient Acoustic Musical Instruments

The Archaeoacoustics Field of Study Archaeoacoustics is the use of acoustical study within the wider scientific field of archaeology. This includes the study of the acoustics at archaeological sites, and the study of acoustics in archaeological artifacts. Over the last

Poetry from Ancient Sumeria

The Harpist from Ur Between two mighty rivers The Fertile Crescent expands Hanging Gardens Babel Tower Gates to Eden An old indigenous man Created a harp of his own Arched bough, silver and gold Lapis lazuli, ivory and pearl Sumerian

Proverbs from Ki-en-gir (Sumer), c. 2000 BCE

1. Whoever has walked with truth generates life. 2. Do not cut off the neck of that which has had its neck cut off. 3. That which is given in submission becomes a medium of defiance. 4. The destruction is