Skyscrapers

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Skyscrapers

The symbol of growth in China and India of the early 21st century is the proliferation of skyscrapers. This was also the symbol of urbanization in the early 20th century U.S. How did this come about? …

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

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The Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu, constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BCE, is the tallest pyramid in Giza and the largest ever constructed in Egypt.  Made of limestone and originally reaching a height …

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The “Esagila” Tablet

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The “Esagila” Tablet

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A tablet of neo-Babylonian mathematical text that references, The Etemenanki, a ziggurat presumed to be the biblical “Tower of Babel”, or the "House of the Foundation of Heaven and Earth" (Genesi…

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