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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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The Caporali families date back to the twelfth century.
The PIO newspaper archives date back over 140 years, and contain Greek, English, and Turkish language newspaper publications published in Cyprus.
The Hall was unearthed below the soft-brick buildings and commercial residential areas that date back to the third transition period, particularly the 22nd and 23rd dynasties' eras.
The shards of pottery that were found date back to the 3rd millennium BC, and explorers also found tools and stone stoves that were used for cooking, in addition to collections of beads used to craft necklaces and other jewellery.
Summary: Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): Copper coins, which may date back to the Kushan period, have been found in the Khaprana village in Barnawa area of Baghpat.
JEDDAH: A joint Saudi-French expedition has uncovered archaeological sites that date back more than 100 thousand years amid a number of mountains in southern Riyadh, specifically in the Kharj province.
In this season, excavations were completed in the mud-trench surrounded settlement, which was uncovered in the previous seasons and date back to 2800 BC or the Hafeet period.
Also, six notifications posted on the website date back to 2015.
Work on a new site for Westpoint Homes just outside Edinburgh has unearthed signs of a settlement which could date back to prehistoric or medieval times.
Later, they were used in the Iron Age as many cemeteries were discovered, most of them date back to the second Iron Age (1300 - 300 BC).
KUWAIT, Dec 12 (KUNA) -- Throughout the years foreign archaeological missions in Kuwait have contributed significantly to the discovery of several historic civilizations, some of which date back more than 7,000 years.
He pointed out that some 80 bronze coins which date back to various time periods were discovered during excavations at the site.