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Archaeologists uncover ancient Moche tomb along with stunning and unique artifacts

Archaeologists uncover ancient Moche tomb along with stunning and unique artifacts

Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the tomb of an elite Mochica ruler at the Huaca de la Luna archaeological complex, an ancient temple located in what is now the city of Trujillo on the north coa

Side view of HMS Argus

Side view of HMS Argus

Side view of HMS Argus This side view of HMS Argus shows her unusual layout, as the only Allied carrier with no superstructure of any sort. This is especially clear from this angle, which gives her a very angular appearance.

Why didn't Russia seize California when it could?

Why didn't Russia seize California when it could?

Spanish colonies in the Californias, created in part to forestall Russian expansion, were militarily weak. The military had only a few hundred men in the whole territory, and no ships at all. It was

Topila ScStr - History

Topila ScStr - History

Topila(ScStr: dp. 11,484; 1. 394& 39;0& 34;; b. 59& 39;0& 34;; dr. 23& 39;2& 34;; s.11 k.; a. 2 5& 34;)Topila—a steel-hulled, oil tanker launched on 12 June 1913 at Newport News, Va., by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. and delivered to the East Coast Oil Co. on 22 July 1913—was acquired by the Navy at Philadelphia late in the summer of 1917 and was commissioned on 8 September 1918.

Gold Coins - Gupta Period

Gold Coins - Gupta Period

Gold coins issued by Samudragupta (circa 335 – 375 CE).

Battle of Lake Peipus, 31 May 1702

Battle of Lake Peipus, 31 May 1702

Battle of Lake Peipus, 31 May 1702Lake Peipus lies on the border between Russia and Estonia. At the start of the Great Northern War (1702), the west bank was part of Sweden, the east part of the Russia of Peter the Great. On 31 May four small Swedish ships, carrying 42 guns between them, were attacked by a force of nearly 100 smaller Russian boats in the narrow strait that divides the lake into two halves.