Gideon

About Gideon

Like you, just an average human, running the existence race with endurance...or enduring in order to exist in order to run the race with endurance...something like that.

Forgotten, Lost, or Destroyed? Exploring the Final Fate of the Famous Three Ships Led by Columbus

The story of Christopher Columbus would not have been complete without three ships: Santa Maria, La Pinta, and La Niña. Their names are still famous, but the ships themselves seem to have disappeared from the pages of history. Columbus took three ships on his long and dangerous travels. They were not the strongest, the most [...]

By |2016-07-31T05:41:00+00:00July 31st, 2016|Ancient Origins Archive|553 Comments

Facial Reconstruction of Bronze Age Woman from 3,700-Year-Old Skull Brings Her Story Back to Life

Although she has been dead for over 3,700 years, a woman known as ‘Ava’ became the muse for a modern artist. By combining her ancient remains with modern software and imaging techniques, the appearance of the mysterious Bronze Age woman has been brought to light. Specifically, the work Ava inspired is a facial reconstruction and [...]

By |2016-07-30T15:53:00+00:00July 30th, 2016|Ancient Origins Archive|0 Comments

Facial Reconstruction of Bronze Age Woman from 3,700-Year-Old Skull Brings Her Story Back to Life

Although she has been dead for over 3,700 years, a woman known as ‘Ava’ became the muse for a modern artist. By combining her ancient remains with modern software and imaging techniques, the appearance of the mysterious Bronze Age woman has been brought to light. Specifically, the work Ava inspired is a facial reconstruction and [...]

By |2016-07-30T15:53:00+00:00July 30th, 2016|Ancient Origins Archive|1,395 Comments

Japanese Wooden Statue Weeps, Sheds Blood, and Performs Miracles

Created in the 1960s by a Buddhist woodcarver, the wooden Virgin Mary resided quietly for years in the chapel of a Japanese convent in the northwestern town Akita. Yet today, the statue and her tiny chapel are world renowned for miraculous apparitions and healings. Beginning in 1973, the solid wooden statue was seen weeping, perspiring, [...]

By |2016-07-30T05:51:00+00:00July 30th, 2016|Ancient Origins Archive|384 Comments