Topic ID #32079 - posted 4/3/2014 1:47 AM

Ancient stormy weather: World's oldest weather report could revise bronze age chronology



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Ancient stormy weather: World's oldest weather report could revise bronze age chronology
Date:April 1, 2014
Source:University of Chicago

An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world's oldest weather reports -- and could provide new evidence about the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East.

A new translation of a 40-line inscription on the 6-foot-tall calcite block called the Tempest Stela describes rain, darkness and "the sky being in storm without cessation, louder than the cries of the masses."


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