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Eight foot long scroll reveals Ancient Egyptian prenup

A rather interesting Ancient Egyptian document is currently being exhibited in the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago , which you might think, at first sight, is an example of Egyptian poetry or some other creative work. But it isn’t that at all, it’s a prenuptial agreement between a couple due to be married.

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shawnmendes: Had such a fun time performing in a high school in Chicago today (Resurrection High) left feeling so happy and fulfilled! You quickly forget how its not about the size of the show the magnitude of the production or anything. The true magic is from the people standing in the room singing every word connected through music. Left a high school gymnasium with the same high i had leaving MSG. Thats real life magic.

A view looking north from the State and Randolph intersection in the Chicago Loop on December 10, 1952. The Chicago Theatre can be seen in the background. Photograph by J. Sherwin Murphy

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“HMNZS Leander (New Zealand Light Cruiser, 1933) in Suva harbor, Fiji, in February 1942. Photographed from USS Curtiss (AV-4). USS Chicago (CA-29) is in the background, at right. Note Leander’s pattern camouflage, and the PBY Catalina flying boat on the water in the far right distance.”

(NHHC: 80-G-7294)

scan0004 by milepost185 on Flickr.

Alton Railroad passenger train leaving Chicago Union Station. In the background is the massive Pennsylvania Railroad Freight House, and further back along the skyline on the right, the Chicago Board of Trade

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