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Deir al-Balah

"Bunson97" The cosmopolitan aspect of the frontier site is proven by the rich Cypriot (Cyprus#Prehistoric and Ancient Cyprus), Mycenaean (Mycenaean Greece) and Minoan (Minoan civilization) findings. Deir al-Balah remained in Egyptian hands until around 1150 BC when the Philistines conquered the southern coastal area of Canaan. The archaeological excavations at the Egyptian-period site were executed under Israeli occupation between


Winona, Minnesota

of the City is located on a sand bar of the Mississippi River, and surrounded by river bottoms and wooded blufflands. Evidence gathered by archaeologists indicates that people lived in the valley as early as 9500 B.C. The earliest evidence of human habitation in Winona County is based on the discovery of a Woodland period site (circa 800 B.C.-900 A.D.). The present-day city of Winona was founded on the village of Keoxa. As the seat of the Wapasha dynasty, it was home to a Mdewakanton


Samarra

, Ctesiphon). At Samarra he carried out the first excavations of an Islamic period site in 1911-13. After military service during World War I he was appointed full professor for "Landes- und Altertumskunde des Orients" in Berlin in 1920. This was the first professorship for Near Middle Eastern archaeology in the world. 1923-25 he started explorations in Persia and described many of the countries´ most important ruins for the first time. In 1925 he moved to Tehran and stayed there most


Ashkelon

, and Ashdod). It is a large multi-period site that is located in central Israel, approximately half way between Jerusalem and Ashkelon, on the border between the southern Coastal Plain (Israeli coastal plain) of Israel and the Judean foothills (Shephelah). Early life Haniyeh was born in the Al-Shati (Al-Shati (camp)) refugee camp (Palestine refugee camps) in the Egyptian-occupied Gaza Strip (Occupation of the Gaza Strip by Egypt). His parents became refugees (Palestinian refugee), after they were expelled from their homes in Majdal (Ashkelon#History of the moddern city) (currently Ashkelon, Israel) during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War by Jewish militias. In 1987, he graduated from the Islamic University of Gaza with a degree in Arabic literature. In 1989, he was imprisoned for three years by Israeli authorities for participation in the First Intifada and membership with Hamas. Following his release in 1992, he was exiled to Lebanon with Ahmed Yassin, Abdel-Aziz al-Rantissi and other senior Hamas politicians. A year later, he returned to Gaza and was appointed as Dean of the Islamic University. Since the Hamas takeover (Battle of Gaza (2007)) of the Gaza Strip, EU BAM is unable to man the facility as the EU considers Hamas, which was elected a majority (Palestinian legislative election, 2006) in the Palestinain legislature in 2006, but have since refused to hold elections, to be a terrorist (Terrorism) organisation, as well as because the November 2005 agreement on movement and access specified that the terminal was to be manned by the Fatah-aligned Force 17. EU BAM is currently based in Ashkelon, Israel. WikiPedia:Ashkelon Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel Localities Ashkelon Commons:Category:Ashkelon


Belize

by sea. The main occupations are fishing and ecotourism. There are two small hotels, and nearby a fishing resort which can be reached by a five minute sea trip. Guides can be easily found at Monkey River village to take visitors up the river to see the howler monkeys and other wildlife. '''Nim Li Punit''', is a Maya Classic Period site in the Toledo District of the nation of Belize, located 40 kilometres north of the town of Punta Gorda (Punta Gorda, Belize), at 16° 19' N, 88° 47' 60W. Nim Li Punit is sometimes known as '''Big Hat''' or '''Top Hat'''; the name is Kekchi Maya language for "Big Hat", referring to the large elaborate head-dress on a stela sculpture found on site depicting one of the site's ancient kings.


Boston

an excavation at Kavousi during which she discovered settlements and cemeteries of Late Minoan IIIC, Early Iron Age, and Early Archaic date (1200-600 BC) at the sites of Vronda and Kastro. During that same campaign she dug a test trench at the site of Azoria, the most important Greek-period site in the region, evidently an early city (c. 700-500 BC) now under renewed excavation by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Azoria Project). Azoria Project at www.unc.edu Later the same year, Hawes returned to the United States. DATE OF BIRTH October 11, 1871 PLACE OF BIRTH Boston, Massachusetts DATE OF DEATH March 31, 1945 Stand-up comedy Ó Briain's stand up career internationally took off around this time as he began to tour heavily, performing across Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, with gigs in Dubai, Boston, Adelaide, Shanghai and New York. He was a regular at the Kilkenny Cat Laughs (Cat Laughs) and the Edinburgh Festival, as well as making one notable appearance at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal in 2002 where he was offered a prestigious gala show because of his performances at the Irish showcase. Around this time Ó Briain presented the weekend mainstream game show ''It's a Family Affair'' for RTÉ. It was the first time he worked with former Channel 4 commissioning editor Séamus Cassidy. They later set up the production company Happy Endings Productions, and together they produced (and Ó Briain presented) the chat show ''Buried Alive'' (2003) and most famously in Ireland ''The Panel (The Panel (Irish TV series))'' (2003–2006). * AP. UK (United Kingdom) to Egypt Troopship 1940 * ARG.Boston to Argentia * ARM. Mediterranean local traffic * BW. Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia) CB to Saint John's (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) NF 1942-45 * BX (BX (convoy)). Boston to Halifax (City of Halifax) (reverse XB) * BZ. Bombay to Kilindini and Aden * First Cotton Bowl Classic is played in Dallas. * Washington Redskins win the NFL title in their first year at Washington after moving from Boston. They defeat the Chicago Bears 28–21 in Chicago. * The Cleveland Rams (St. Louis Rams) join the National Football League. thumb right 300px Hiram Walker & Sons Canadian Club ( File:Aged Canadian Whisky.jpg) Whiskey Being born in Douglas, Walker did not have many job opportunities. His small town only had a population of 1,800 and they only had few businesses, such as a planing mill, a machine shop and forge, a cotton factory and other small businesses. Francis X. Chauvin, M.A., ''“Chapter 3: The Town of Douglas...” in Hiram Walker: His life, His Work and the Development of the Walker Institutions in Walkerville, Ontario''., Francis X. Chauvin, M.A., 4. Walker decided to look elsewhere for an opportunity, and in 1836, he moved to Boston. Here is where Walker became a dry goods store clerk. His general tasks were to order, receive, check and price out all the goods in which the company dealt with. Through this, he gained his first knowledge into the business world. Boston was the a major metropolis of New England, the Eastern Seaboard, and the heart of old America (United States). Walker, as well as many other youthful New Englanders, was drawn to the opportunity of the Mid-West and beyond, largely in part to the expansion and development of the railway. He moved to Detroit in 1838. Francis X. Chauvin, M.A., ''“Chapter 5: Biography of Hiram Walker” in Hiram Walker: His life, His Work and the Development of the Walker Institutions in Walkerville, Ontario''., Francis X. Chauvin, M.A., 1. On June 12, 2011, KSL-TV announced it had declined to carry the period drama ''The Playboy Club''. The station's president stated the show was "completely inconsistent" with the station's own mission and branding. commons:Boston


Iraq

, and later traveled widely in Iraq and Iran at the beginning of the twentieth century. He surveyed and documented many historical sites in Turkey, Syria, Persia (later Iran) and most importantly in Iraq (e.g. Baghdad, Ctesiphon). At Samarra he carried out the first excavations of an Islamic period site in 1911-13. After military service during World War I he was appointed full professor for "Landes- und Altertumskunde des Orients" in Berlin in 1920. This was the first


United States

expertise in the field of archaeology. For four months in the spring of 1900, she led an excavation at Kavousi during which she discovered settlements and cemeteries of Late Minoan IIIC, Early Iron Age, and Early Archaic date (1200-600 BC) at the sites of Vronda and Kastro. During that same campaign she dug a test trench at the site of Azoria, the most important Greek-period site in the region, evidently an early city (c. 700-500 BC) now under renewed excavation by the University


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