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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: back - belong to an earlier time; "This story dates back 200 years"
initiate, originate, start - bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
ascend - go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"
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At the fort's base, Islamic copper coins that date back to the beginning of the Umayyad era were also found.
The remnants, which were discovered near the village of Yay-yE- in the Emet district of KE-tahya, are thought to belong to people aged between 10 and 60 and to date back to Roman times.
Experts believe that parts of this mosaic date back to the 11th century, while other parts date back to the 12th century.
Many of these underground tombs, which date back to the 4th century BC, are sculpted out of solid rock.
Their home is one of the oldest in the area, originally known as Birkby House, and is believed to date back to up to 500 years.
The engraved object is estimated to date back to between 200 BCE and 200 CE when local states, concurrent with the rise of the Parthian Empire, arose and ruled the region after the Seleucids," he said.
The archaeological sites in Thi-Qar Province, comprising amazing ancient archaeological sites, date back to the ancient historic eras of Misopotamia (Ancient Iraq), some of them dating back to the Somerian era and others to the Acadian, Babylonian, Firthian, Akhmenian, Sasanian or Islamic eras, whilst it comprises the world's most ancient archaeological hill, called "Al-Obali Hill", dating back to 6,000 BC.
His exceptional closeness with this party does not date back to last year when his son was elected as SDSM council member in Skopje and when his wife became an active member of the association of women of SDSM but dates back to 1997 when SDSM appointed him first Ombudsman of the Republic of Macedonia.
The expedition also discovered a set of stone tools belonging to many pre-historic phases, especially the Paleolithic age, in addition to a number of pieces dating back to the Neolithic age, indicating that there is scarcity in the findings which date back to the Paleolithic era.