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World’s oldest weather report could revise Bronze Age chronology

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  • Location: Camborne
  • Location: Camborne


    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.â€


    - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/04/01/world-s-oldest-weather-report-could-revise-bronze-age-chronology#sthash.gH0UZ3ng.dpuf

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