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Apis Bull, Saqqara Serapeum

Apis Bull, Saqqara Serapeum

A limestone Apis bull statue from the Serapeum at Saqqara, Egypt. 30th Dynasty. Height: 1.26 m. (Louvre Museum, Paris)

Celtic AF-2 - History

Celtic AF-2 - History

CelticOf or pertaining to the Celtic or their language.(AF-2: dp. 6,750; 1. 383& 39;1& 34;; b. 44& 39;7& 34;; dr. 21& 39;; s. 10 k.;cpl. 182)Celtic (AF-2) was built in 1891 by Workman, Clark and Co., Ltd., Belfast, Ireland, as Celtic King purchased by the navy 14 May 1898; fitted out at New York Navy Yard; and commissioned 27 May 1898, Lieutenant Commander N.

March 16, 2011 Anti Ship Missile Found on Ship, Qaddafi Winning, Bahrain Crackdown - History

March 16, 2011 Anti Ship Missile Found on Ship, Qaddafi Winning, Bahrain Crackdown - History

A Daily AnalysisBy Marc SchulmanMarch 16, 2011 Anti Ship Missile Found on Ship, Qaddafi Winning, Bahrain CrackdownThe news in Israel led with a look at the arms that were seized by Israeli commandos when they intercepted a ship in the Mediterranean. The ship had arms that were being shipped by Iran to Gaza.

Mesopotamian Ceramic Objects Used in Magical Liturgy

Mesopotamian Ceramic Objects Used in Magical Liturgy

Three rounded ceramic objects with saw-teeth like margins. They have small holes on both ventral and dorsal aspects. Upon moving them, a sound comes out as if there is a small object inside them. May...

Consolidated B-36 Peacekeeper

Consolidated B-36 Peacekeeper

Consolidated B-36 PeacekeeperThe Consolidated B-36 Peacekeeper was developed in response to the early German victories in 1939-40, but development was slow, and it ended up being Strategic Air Command& 39;s main long range bomber during the 1950s.The B-36 was developed in response to a USAAF specification of 11 April 1941 for a bomber capable of hitting targets in mainland Europe from bases in the United States, issued when a German invasion of the United Kingdom was still a real possibility.

Bristol Blenheim Mk I in Greece

Bristol Blenheim Mk I in Greece

Blenheim Squadrons of World War Two, Jon Lake. This book looks at the entire RAF service career of the Bristol Blenheim, from its debut as a promising fast bomber, through the deadly disillusionment of the blitzkrieg, on to its work in the Middle East and Mediterranean, where the aircraft found a new lease of life.