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Although the cutting hands have been evidenced in many Egyptian documents and also in art until recently there was no archaeological evidence that such practice really existed. However, when excavating the 3,600-year-old palace in the once-great Egyptian city of Avaris, archaeologists discovered four pits. In the pits there were human hands, but not their bodies. Two pits were discovered in the outer part of the palace, and two were directly in front of the throne room, indicating that they had a ceremonial significance. In the pits that were in front of the hall, there was only one hand, while the other fourteen hands were buried in the other two pits.
The true meaning behind the architecture of megalithic stone structures remains unknown. Some of them unveiled their mysteries a little, but most of them still keep their secrets under wraps.
His wisdom still shapes our future!
Confucius was an outstanding person whose teaching is often called a religion, although questions of theology and religion as such were of no importance for Confucianism. The whole teaching is based on morality, ethics and life principles of human-human interaction.
The Terracotta Army was discovered on 29 March 1974 when farmer Yang Zhifa uncovered fragments of pottery while digging for water. It is often called the Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World.