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The huge sculptures displaying samudra manthan.(HT Photo)

Replica of ‘samudra manthan’ adds grandeur to Kumbh

By Farhan Ahmed Siddiqui | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 12:39 PM IST
Adding to the grandeur of the Kumbh, huge sculptures of mythological figures and events related to Kumbh are being exhibited at the mega fair. The exhibition gives a deeper knowledge about the ancient fair and helps pilgrims and tourists in understanding its importance.
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A stone structure at an archeological site containing a fireplace, seen in the middle, where charred remains of 14,500-year-old bread was found in the Black Desert, in northeastern Jordan.(Reuters)
A stone structure at an archeological site containing a fireplace, seen in the middle, where charred remains of 14,500-year-old bread was found in the Black Desert, in northeastern Jordan.(Reuters)

World’s oldest bread, baked 14,500 years ago, found at prehistoric site in Jordan

By Reuters | Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 09:59 AM IST
No matter how you slice it, the discovery shows that hunter-gatherers in the Eastern Mediterranean achieved the cultural milestone of bread-making far earlier than previously known, more than 4,000 years before plant cultivation took root.
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