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Mud May Have Preserved Ancient Turkish City


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 933 days ago - sci-tech-today.com
Seven-hundred years after being buried under 18 feet of mud from the rampaging Myros River, the ancient Mediterranean city of Myra is reappearing. Archaeologists have excavated a small, stunning 13th-century chapel sealed in an uncanny state



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Ro H. (0)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:10 am
interesting
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:22 am
Thank you.Very interesting!
 

Mike M. (57)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:50 am
It is will cut off the oxygen it will help preserve things easily
 

John B. (141)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:56 am
Thanks Marty for the link to the article by Jennifer Pinkowski. Wonderful read with the history of Myra well presented. While the article was long and the ads that popped up (with no way to cancel them) was a real pain the info was worth it. Read and noted.
 

Michael Kirkby (89)
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:39 am
Thanks. I love history.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:30 am
Noted, thanks.
 

gia c. (4)
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:38 am
definitely very cool to learn about
 

. (0)
Friday January 11, 2013, 3:12 pm
I love this stuff-thanks
 

Janice P. (5)
Friday January 11, 2013, 4:36 pm
Interesting.
 

linda g. (3)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:50 pm
As the new techniques are being applied to the science of archaeology, more fascinatingb finds are found before the 'dig'...
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Friday January 11, 2013, 11:12 pm
Now finding St. Nicks hometown is something to be happy about. No wonder he went to the North Pole!
 

Nimue P. (323)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 12:55 am
Cool :)
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 3:40 am
Very interesting.
 

Gloria picchetti (301)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 7:06 am
Good. Mud didin't do much for Woodstock!
 

g d c. (0)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 5:41 pm
ty
 

Edgar Zuim (47)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 6:13 pm
Very interesting article.
 

Phillipa W. (199)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:50 am
thankyou
 
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