Ancient Amulet Found with Palindrome Engraving In Cyprus

January 6, 2015 2:00 AM

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Ancient Amulet Found with Palindrome Engraving In Cyprus

Archeologists have uncovered a 1,500-year-old amulet in the aged city of Nea Paphos in Cyprus, which contains an inquisitive palindrome engraving – a content that interprets the same both backwards and forwards – and a few pictures thought to symbolize Egyptian god Osiris, god of silence, Harpocrates, and a canine headed legendary being. Live Science reports that the revelation was made by archeologists with the Paphos Agora Project, who have been exhuming an old agora (meeting place) at Nea Paphos, the most famed and significant spot for venerating Aphrodite in the aged world.

“Paphos, which has been populated since the Neolithic period, was a core of the sect of Aphrodite and of Pre-Hellenic fertility divinities. Aphrodite’s renowned home town was on the island of Cyprus, where her sanctuary was raised by the Myceneans in the twelfth century BC and kept on being utilized...

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