Archaeologists discovered an earthen wall and different objects of the Maurya, Gupta and Pal dynasties in Mahasthangarh archaeological site of Bogra district last week. The site where archaeologists discovered an earthen wall and different objects... [continue reading]
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The English word 'wall' is derived from the Latin, 'vallus' meaning 'a stake' or 'post' and designated the wood-stake and earth palisade which formed the outer edge of a fortification. The palisades were in use early on and are mentioned by Homer in the 8th century BCE and later by the historian Polybius. The oldest walls... [continue reading]