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  • The Hopewell Culture

    Mound City is located next to the Scioto River in Chillicothe, Ohio. It is made up of a rectangular earthen enclosure bordering 13 acres which has 23 earthen mounds within it. This earthen wall is about four feet in height and has a gateway on the eastern and western sides. This site has undergone multiple archaeological digs and investigations. The mounds within the enclosure are domed shaped mounds with the exception of one, which is in an elliptical shape. The most impressive and largest…

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  • Colossal Head

    The site is laid out along a north and south axis with a huge earth and clay pyramid as its most prominent feature. The Olmecs were a very advanced culture for their time. They were the first Mesoamerican people to understand the concept of zero, which is essential in mathematics. They were the first to develop a calendar and…

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  • Hatshepsut Greatest Achievements

    Firstly, Hatshepsut demonstrated her remarkability through her ambitious building projects. Although she came from a time when all Pharaohs undertook great building projects to ensure their legacy, Hatshepsut is seen as “…one of the greatest builders in one of the greatest Egyptian dynasties...” (Brown, 2015, National Geographic Magazine). Hatshepsut came from a time of greatness, and still stood out among her contemporaries, which makes her achievements all the more significant. In an…

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  • Machu Piccuh

    Miles up on top of a mountainlay the ruins of an ancient city. This city was nicknamed "The city in the clouds". The name of this great city was Machu Piccuh is a great place to visit and see the sites. Machu Piccuh has much to offer with it's great scenery, over two-hundred ancient structures, and it's a world renowned archacological site. The city of Machu Piccuh has some of the worlds most beautiful surroundings. In the middle of a tropical rain forest Machu Piccuh stands 2,430 meters…

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  • Early Pyramids

    ever wondered what kept the pyramids from collapsing? Or how they stood for thousands of years? The pyramids were built the way they were so that they stood strong and sturdy for thousands of years. Many of the earlier pyramids were step pyramids. Smooth limestone would be spread over the step pyramid to create two pyramids; one inside the other. Later, pyramids were built with mastabas, huge chunks of stone meant to keep the pyramid from caving in. The most recent pyramids had underground…

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  • Fayum Portraits Analysis

    Introduction: In 1888, William Flinders Petrie excavated different parts of the sprawling oasis area of Fayum in Alexandria -Egypt- (SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE, 2012). Petrie directed his attention to excavations done in the Pyramid of Amenemhet III (Tour Egypt, n.d.). In the pyramid, hundreds of mummies were found with fascinating portraits of the mummified bodies (SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE, 2012). The funeral portraits are know as the Fayum portraits and were later found all around Egypt (SMITHSONIAN…

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  • Seikan Tunnel Research Paper

    lasts for over half an hour. Nevertheless, surfing through this world’s longest wave is risky, frightening and dangerous. The Tupi-Guarani Indians themselves have once expressed their fear by calling it “poroc poroc”, or in English translates as “great destructive noise”. It is recorded that this wave is powerful enough to tear off the entire trees from the river bank, local houses and even it can destroy living things on earth. The wave can be heard 30…

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  • What Is The Omen In The Alchemist

    1. Omens are the signals that will guide Santiago during his travel to the pyramids in Egypt. The first omen are the two stones that king Melchizedek gives Santiago the stones will help him make a decision when he gets confused. Santiago was a good omen to the crystal merchant with his idea of serving tea in the crystal glass help him make lots of money. Going to the desert was also an omen because it allows Santiago the opportunity to meet Fatima the love of his life. The hawk killing each…

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  • Analysis Of Macbeth's Graduation Speech

    it’s a fact. And when MacBeth says he’s a friend, he doesn’t actually mean it. Nothing is as it seems. Words have power. Debate involves the manipulation of words. The better one is at using rhetoric, the more he will excel in debate. An extremely great lesson I have learned in debate is the importance of how things are presented oratorically. The power of one’s words can not be underestimated. If words didn’t matter than no one would care about Trump’s tweets, but they do. Because words have…

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  • Dorton Arena's Roof Structure

    INTRODUCTION Dorton Arena was completed in 1952 and is the first structure to be primarily supported by cables. This feat of civil engineering was visualized by Matthew Nowicki. The entire structure is unique and efficient, and an important component of Dorton Arena is the stability of the roof. The objective of this paper is to address the engineering components of Dorton Arena’s roof that bring the structure to equilibrium. The rest of this paper will focus on the roof’s design, use of tension…

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