The 9/11 Teardrop Memorial was a gift to USA from Russia; dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism." It stands across the bay from NYC in Bayonne, NJ, within sight of the Statue of Liberty and where the Twin Towers formerly stood. At its dedication in 2006, President Bill Clinton said, "I would like to thank the people of Russia for this gift of solidarity in the war on terror. I thank my friend Zurab Tsereteli for his ability to catch the feelings that cannot be expressed by…
Rare Treasure Trove of Ancient Jewelry was found at the ancient ruins of Megiddo. Offering a rare glimpse into ancient Canaanite high society, the 3,000-year-old jewelry was found inside a ceramic vessel, suggesting the owner hid them before fleeing. source: http://www.blog-id.info/news/rare-treasure-trove-of-ancient-jewelry-was-found#ixzz24zkB0u4G
Megiddo Seal - Biblical Archaeology in Ancient Israel (Bible History Online) Israel: Megiddo Babylonian Period Reign of Jeroboam, (8th cent. BC) Roaring Lion with curved tail Jasper, Inscription Oval-shaped, Scaraboid 1.2 H, 1.5 in W A single line encircles the seal (Babylonian Per. Hebrew Script) Discovered in 1904 Lost in Constantinople Archaeological Museum, Istanbul R: Rockefeller Museum, Jerusalem Seal Discoveries in Israel
Ancient Canaanite Gold and Silver Jewelry - Stunning gold and silver jewelry, including a ring, earrings, and beads, has been unearthed by Israeli archaeologists as part of an ancient treasure trove at Tel Megiddo.
Your Best Shot: Patriotic bald eagle on Nestucca River flag pole
Patriotic bald eagle on Nestucca River flag pole. Email TR.BSLindikoffNestucca2.JPGView full sizeUdo LindikoffUdo Lindikoff of Portland photographed a patriotic bald eagle from his vacation home in Pacific City on the Nestucca River. Send us a high-resolution photo from your travels to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the photogr