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The museum of Professor Cabrera in Peru offers two archaeological collections—of which one was kept secret for years. Actually, neither of them should exist: they are far too fantastical. But reality is sometimes stranger than even the most impossible fiction. “Cabrera’s ‘secret chambers’ contain things that shatter all boundaries of rational logic. Even if we attempted to explain what we saw, we could not. It simply is beyond our grasp.”
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Excavations in Thessaloniki, Greece, have uncovered a shocking number of child and infant burials at the historic Byzantine walls of the city. A most unusual aspect is that the majority were found buried in jars.
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The Benben stone is an object that is found in the mythology of ancient Egypt. This mythical stone is said to have once been housed in a shrine within the compounds of the temple dedicated to the deity Atum in Heliopolis. The Benben stone is also an architectural term, and is the name given to the tip of an obelisk or the capstone placed on top of a pyramid. This architectural feature is known also as a pyramidion (or pyramidia in its plural form).
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More from Ancient-Origins

The museum of Professor Cabrera in Peru offers two archaeological collections—of which one was kept secret for years. Actually, neither of them should exist: they are far too fantastical. But reality is sometimes stranger than even the most impossible fiction. “Cabrera’s ‘secret chambers’ contain things that shatter all boundaries of rational logic. Even if we attempted to explain what we saw, we could not. It simply is beyond our grasp.”
82 views · May 4th
Excavations in Thessaloniki, Greece, have uncovered a shocking number of child and infant burials at the historic Byzantine walls of the city. A most unusual aspect is that the majority were found buried in jars.
57 views · May 4th
The Benben stone is an object that is found in the mythology of ancient Egypt. This mythical stone is said to have once been housed in a shrine within the compounds of the temple dedicated to the deity Atum in Heliopolis. The Benben stone is also an architectural term, and is the name given to the tip of an obelisk or the capstone placed on top of a pyramid. This architectural feature is known also as a pyramidion (or pyramidia in its plural form).
42 views · May 4th