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Origins of High Heels (Platform Footwear)
High Heel shoes were used since 3500 BCE in Egypt and during later periods in Middle-East, India, Italy and Greece. Infact, platform heels or high heels in those days solved more purpose than today. Ancient Egyptian butchers wore high heels …

Nassak Diamond from Trimbakeshwar Temple, in Lebanon Museum
Nassak Diamond, from Amaragiri Mines was Eye of Idol at Timbakeshwar Shiva Temple during 1725-1817 CE. Peshwa Bajirao-2 gave it to East India Company by Treaty of Bassein. Nassak Diamond, was the Eye of the Idol at Nashik, Trimbakeshwar temple …

Quenevadi engraved by Europeans is Lord Ganapathi
Lord Ganapathi or Ganesha was depicted as Quenevadi God in engravings done during late 17th century by Europeans who visited Indian subcontinent. In the series published by Bernard Picart around 1672 CE, Ganesha, the god with elephant face is shown …

Ixora God engraved by Europeans is Lord Siva
Lord Siva was depicted as Ixora God or Mahadev in engravings done during late 16th century by Europeans who visited Indian subcontinent. Theodorus de Bry (1528 – 27 March 1598) published his book Grand Voyages around 1590 CE, which has …

History of Brain Surgery (Trepanation) since 7000 BCE
Evidences of Skulls with Brain surgery or Trepanation between 7000 BCE – 1400 CE found in Europe, South America, Egypt, India. Bhoja Prabandham written by Raja Bhoj of Paramar around 1050 CE describes its process. Brain surgery or Trepanation is …

600 Years Old Tamil Bell found in New Zealand
Who discovered New Zealand ? Certainly Indian tamilians atleast during late 14th or early 15th century, but not Abel Tasman. Tamil Bell is a broken bronze bell discovered in approximately 1836 by missionary William Colenso. It was being used as …

300 BCE Indian Ivory Statue found in Pompeii, Italy
Indian ivory statue of a female found in ruins of ancient Pompeii, Italy and mistaken as ‘Goddess Lakshmi Idol‘. This statuette is estimated to be from pre-mauryan period (before 300 BCE) and during that time, India had trading …

Name America First Used in the Year 1507, April 25
The Name America first used in World Map on 25th April, 1507. It was in fact South America (Brazil) and named after Amerigo Vespucci. The last known copy of this magnificent world map is in the Library of Congress Geography …

Heliodorus Greek Ambassador followed Vaishnavism in 113 BCE
Heliodorus Greek Ambassador was sent to India by Bactria King Antialcidas Nikephoros, who ruled during 2nd century BCE. The famous Heliodorus pillar is a stone column that was erected around 113 BCE in central India in Vidisha near modern …