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400-year-old 'Linga Mudra' stone found in Udupi

A 'Linga Mudra' stone with inscriptions of the Sun, Moon, a Shivalinga and a Nandi has ben found in Udupi district of Karnataka, officials said on Monday.

The message on the stone appears to suggest that the empire of the ruling king lives till the Sun and Moon are intact, history researcher Prof T Murugeshi said in a statement. (GETTY IMAGES/For representation purposes)
Published on Mar 14, 2023 04:53 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Syria digs up 1,600-year-old Roman-era mosaic containing Trojan War depictions

Syria was an archaeologist's paradise, home to some of the oldest and best-preserved jewels of ancient civilisations, but over a decade of war damaged beyond repair some of its fabled past.

This picture shows a view of a mosaic floor dating to the Roman era being excavated in the city of al-Rastan in Syria's west-central province of Homs.(AFP)
Published on Oct 12, 2022 10:11 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Remains of 240 people, including kids, found beneath UK department store

The discovery is being called a 'window into medieval Haverfordwest (the area in Wales)' by experts who believe the remains belong to residents of a St Saviour's Priory from the mid-13th century.

The 'hugely significant' discovery was made under the old Ocky White building which reportedly closed in 2013 after occupying the site for nearly a century.(BBC)
Published on Oct 11, 2022 07:14 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
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