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Iraq's First Archeologist

Hormuzd Rassam was 19 years old to help with excavations. Soon he began to uncover long-forgotten palaces–temples at Nimrud and later at Nineveh, splendors of first-millennium-BCE Assyrian kings.
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Iraq's First Archeologist

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Flavors: Chicken Dahiwala

Chicken Dahiwala's origin is northern Indian, but many mothers across India make this dish with their own spin.  This recipe comes from my home; my mother used to make it for us during the hot days of summer.
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Flavors: Chicken Dahiwala

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I Witness History: I, Down the Drain

I was carved to adorn a soldier's ring, but one day in the steamy bathhouse of the Second Legion Augusta, I came unglued, slipped my mooring, and then darkness–and plenty of rotten company–for nearly 2,000 years.
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I Witness History: I, Down the Drain

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FirstLook: Inside/Outside

This "dreamlike" photograph was made both inside and outside of my grandmother’s sister-in-law’s adobe house near Ankara, Turkey using a pinhole camera that I made by hand from a paint can.
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FirstLook: Inside/Outside

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The Ottoman Carpets of Transylvania

Some of the finest carpets ever made came from Ottoman workshops in western Anatolia between the 16th and 19th centuries. One of the best collections of them can be found displayed and stored among more than a dozen churches in Transylvania.

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The Ottoman Carpets of Transylvania

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Hike Palestine

With the wide wanderings of Abraham more than 4,000 years ago, 21 linked stages of rural pathways and back roads now make up the 330-kilometer Masar Ibrahim al-Khalil, or “Trail of Abraham the Friend.” 
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Hike Palestine

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