Random Facts About The Ancient World #1










– Cleopatra was not Egyptian.

– The Great Pyramid of Egypt has 2.3 million blocks.

– The mysterious ancient site of Puma Punku has no chisel marks and the blocks were cut so precisely that it simply defies an explanation.

– The ancient city of Teotihuacan means “The Place Where Men Become Gods” or “Birthplace of the Gods” and the name was given by the Nahuatl speaking Aztecs

– The ancient Romans celebrated “saturnalia”, a festival in which slaves and their masters would switch places.

– The first written medical account of acupuncture is found in the Nei Jing (ancient Chinese medical text), and it was written between 305 B.C. – 204 B.C.