Lamanai is a Mesoamerican archaeological site, and was once a considerably sized city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belize, by terrie
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terrie Lamanai is a Mesoamerican archaeological site, and was once a considerably sized city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belize,
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Tikal was once the "capital" of the Maya people, and the largest archaeological site of pre-colombian Mayan ruins. The site contains six large Temple Pyramids. This is the Temple of the Grand Jaguar. Located in the region of Pelon Basil near Flores in the northern region of GUATEMALA by terrie
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terrie Tikal was once the "capital" of the Maya people, and the largest archaeological site of pre-colombian Mayan ruins. The site contains six large Temple Pyramids. This is the Temple of the Grand Jaguar. Located in the region of Pelon Basil near Flores in the northern region of GUATEMALA
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Chichen Itza (/tʃiːˈtʃɛn iːˈtsɑː/,[1] Spanish: Chichén Itzá [tʃiˈtʃen iˈtsa], from Yucatec Maya: Chi'ch'èen Ìitsha' [tɕʰɨɪʼtɕʼeːn˧˩ iː˧˩tsʰaʲ];[2] "at the mouth of the well of the Itza") was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Post Classic. The archaeological site is located in the municipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state of Yucatán. by tracy sam
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tracy sam Chichen Itza (/tʃiːˈtʃɛn iːˈtsɑː/,[1] Spanish: Chichén Itzá [tʃiˈtʃen iˈtsa], from Yucatec Maya: Chi'ch'èen Ìitsha' [tɕʰɨɪʼtɕʼeːn˧˩ iː˧˩tsʰaʲ];[2] "at the mouth of the well of the Itza") was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Post Classic. The archaeological site is located in the municipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state of Yucatán.
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National Archaeological Museum / Archaeological Site of Tiryns: Murals from both the later and earlier palace of Tiryns.Tiryns Modern Greek: Τiryntha is a Mycenaean archaeological site in Argolis in the Peloponnese, some kilometres north of Nauplion. by terrie
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terrie National Archaeological Museum / Archaeological Site of Tiryns: Murals from both the later and earlier palace of Tiryns.Tiryns Modern Greek: Τiryntha is a Mycenaean archaeological site in Argolis in the Peloponnese, some kilometres north of Nauplion.
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Banias (or Paneas) is an archaeological site by the ancient city of Caesarea Philippi, located at the foot of Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights by terrie
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terrie Banias (or Paneas) is an archaeological site by the ancient city of Caesarea Philippi, located at the foot of Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights
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Jaisalmer, which was once a quiet desert city has transformed into a major tourist destination of India. It is located in the middle of the by terrie
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terrie Jaisalmer, which was once a quiet desert city has transformed into a major tourist destination of India. It is located in the middle of the
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Petra, the fabled “rose red city, half as old as time” is one of the world most fascinating archaeological sites comprising what remains of an ancient capital city once ruled by the Nabataean kingdom from the 6th century BC. Located in the desert between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea in southern Jordan, this ancient site is noted for its sophisticated water management system and marvelous architecture carved from sandstone cliff faces. by Gloria Garcia
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Gloria Garcia Petra, the fabled “rose red city, half as old as time” is one of the world most fascinating archaeological sites comprising what remains of an ancient capital city once ruled by the Nabataean kingdom from the 6th century BC. Located in the desert between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea in southern Jordan, this ancient site is noted for its sophisticated water management system and marvelous architecture carved from sandstone cliff faces.
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#Pudsey is a market town in West Yorkshire, England. Once independent, it was incorporated into the City of Leeds metropolitan borough in 1974. It is located midway between Bradford city centre and Leeds city centres. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it has a population of 32,391. by minerva
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minerva #Pudsey is a market town in West Yorkshire, England. Once independent, it was incorporated into the City of Leeds metropolitan borough in 1974. It is located midway between Bradford city centre and Leeds city centres. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it has a population of 32,391.
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The Qal'at al-Bahrain  is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula. by katrina
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katrina The Qal'at al-Bahrain is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula.
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Tazumal is the site of the most famous Mayan ruins of El Salvador. Located about 38 miles from the capital city of San Salvador, the ruins of Tazumal are in a region that is densely populated with archaeological sites. Other nearby sites that are worth a visit include Casa Blanca, Las Victorias, and Trapiche. The name Tazumal translates as, “the place where people were burned.” by terrie
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terrie Tazumal is the site of the most famous Mayan ruins of El Salvador. Located about 38 miles from the capital city of San Salvador, the ruins of Tazumal are in a region that is densely populated with archaeological sites. Other nearby sites that are worth a visit include Casa Blanca, Las Victorias, and Trapiche. The name Tazumal translates as, “the place where people were burned.”
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The Bay of Cambay was discovered by marine scientists in early 2002. The city is located 120 feet underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India. The city is five miles long and two miles wide, carbon dating estimates the site to be a whopping 9,500 years old, and, more amazingly, architectural and human remains are still intact. by laurie
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laurie The Bay of Cambay was discovered by marine scientists in early 2002. The city is located 120 feet underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India. The city is five miles long and two miles wide, carbon dating estimates the site to be a whopping 9,500 years old, and, more amazingly, architectural and human remains are still intact.
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Moszna Castle (now a hotel) is located in Moszna, Poland. It was once the 17th century residence of the German Tiele-Winckler family.  365 rooms and 99 turrets. by Eva
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Eva Moszna Castle (now a hotel) is located in Moszna, Poland. It was once the 17th century residence of the German Tiele-Winckler family. 365 rooms and 99 turrets.
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Maya 2012 by Tony Rath The Maya site of Xunantunich in Belize rises above the jungle and clouds as a flock of parakeets fly over in the early morning light. by terrie
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terrie Maya 2012 by Tony Rath The Maya site of Xunantunich in Belize rises above the jungle and clouds as a flock of parakeets fly over in the early morning light.
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Celtiberian helmet unearthed at an archaeological site in the region of Zaragoza, Spain. (They were Celtic-speaking people of the Iberian Peninsula in the final centuries BCE. Extant tribal names include the Arevaci, Belli, Titti, Lusones, and Berones. Archaeologically, the Celtiberians participated in the Hallstatt culture in what is now north-central Spain. There was intermarriage between Celts and Iberians after a period of continuous by olive
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olive Celtiberian helmet unearthed at an archaeological site in the region of Zaragoza, Spain. (They were Celtic-speaking people of the Iberian Peninsula in the final centuries BCE. Extant tribal names include the Arevaci, Belli, Titti, Lusones, and Berones. Archaeologically, the Celtiberians participated in the Hallstatt culture in what is now north-central Spain. There was intermarriage between Celts and Iberians after a period of continuous
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Scientists think they've finally found the real location of a city called Neta'im mentioned in the Bible.    Based on its proximity to another biblical town, and archaeological ruins dating from the time of the biblical King David's rule, researchers think Neta'im might have been located at the modern site called Khirbet Qeiyafa, in Israel. by barbra
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barbra Scientists think they've finally found the real location of a city called Neta'im mentioned in the Bible. Based on its proximity to another biblical town, and archaeological ruins dating from the time of the biblical King David's rule, researchers think Neta'im might have been located at the modern site called Khirbet Qeiyafa, in Israel.
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Knossos | An archaeological site at Heraklion, a modern port city on the north central coast of Crete.  ONLY THE PLACE I'VE WANTED TO GO FOR FOREVER! by Shopway2much
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Shopway2much Knossos | An archaeological site at Heraklion, a modern port city on the north central coast of Crete. ONLY THE PLACE I'VE WANTED TO GO FOR FOREVER!
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At the archaeological site of  Mycenae in the north-eastern Peloponnese by terrie
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terrie At the archaeological site of Mycenae in the north-eastern Peloponnese
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Gyeongju is a city you must visit at least once! It was once the capital city in Korea so it is rich in culture and history. by vicky
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vicky Gyeongju is a city you must visit at least once! It was once the capital city in Korea so it is rich in culture and history.
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The oldest submerged city: A 5,000 old sunken perfectly designed city in Southern Greece In the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece there is a small village called Pavlopetri, where a nearby ancient city dating back 5,000 years resides. However, this is not an ordinary archaeological site – the city can be found about 4 meters underwater and is the oldest known submerged city in the world. by Sofia.Art
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Sofia.Art The oldest submerged city: A 5,000 old sunken perfectly designed city in Southern Greece In the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece there is a small village called Pavlopetri, where a nearby ancient city dating back 5,000 years resides. However, this is not an ordinary archaeological site – the city can be found about 4 meters underwater and is the oldest known submerged city in the world.
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The La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tène on the north side of Neuenburgersee in Switzerland, where a rich cache of artifacts was discovered by Hansli Kopp in 1857. La Tène culture developed and flourished during the late Iron Age (from 450 BCE to the Roman conquest in the 1st century BCE) in Belgium, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Romania. by brandi
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brandi The La Tène culture was a European Iron Age culture named after the archaeological site of La Tène on the north side of Neuenburgersee in Switzerland, where a rich cache of artifacts was discovered by Hansli Kopp in 1857. La Tène culture developed and flourished during the late Iron Age (from 450 BCE to the Roman conquest in the 1st century BCE) in Belgium, eastern France, Switzerland, Austria, Southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Romania.
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Cefalù Sicilian: is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, by isabella
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isabella Cefalù Sicilian: is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily,
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Fort Ross, California. Fort Ross is a former Russian establishment on the west coast of North America in what is now Sonoma County, California, in the United States. It was the hub of the southernmost Russian settlements in North America between 1812 to 1842. It has been the subject of archaeological investigation, and is a California Historical Landmark, a National Historic Landmark, and on the National Register of Historic Places. It is part of California's Fort Ross State Historic Park. by LiveLoveLaughMyLife
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LiveLoveLaughMyLife Fort Ross, California. Fort Ross is a former Russian establishment on the west coast of North America in what is now Sonoma County, California, in the United States. It was the hub of the southernmost Russian settlements in North America between 1812 to 1842. It has been the subject of archaeological investigation, and is a California Historical Landmark, a National Historic Landmark, and on the National Register of Historic Places. It is part of California's Fort Ross State Historic Park.
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sculpture of a water goddess standing atop a makaraa mythical Hindu water creaturewas found at the Begram archaeological site in northern Afghanistan. by essie
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essie sculpture of a water goddess standing atop a makaraa mythical Hindu water creaturewas found at the Begram archaeological site in northern Afghanistan.
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ancient city of salamis, cyprus 'the once-proud beacon of hellenic civilisation and culture on the island, salamis was the most famous and grandiose of the ancient city kingdoms. today you can roam the expansive site taking in the ruins of grand statues, porticos, gymnasiums, pools, baths, courtyards, the agora and even what is left of the formerly prominent temple of zeus.' by cecile
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cecile ancient city of salamis, cyprus 'the once-proud beacon of hellenic civilisation and culture on the island, salamis was the most famous and grandiose of the ancient city kingdoms. today you can roam the expansive site taking in the ruins of grand statues, porticos, gymnasiums, pools, baths, courtyards, the agora and even what is left of the formerly prominent temple of zeus.'
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The pre-Columbian archaeological site of Ciudad Perdida (Spanish for “Lost City”), located in Sierra Nevada, Colombia, thought to be founded about 800 AD.  Photo courtesy & taken by Raphael Chay by frieda
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frieda The pre-Columbian archaeological site of Ciudad Perdida (Spanish for “Lost City”), located in Sierra Nevada, Colombia, thought to be founded about 800 AD. Photo courtesy & taken by Raphael Chay
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An engraved gold ring from the Minoan civilization on Crete, 15-14th century BCE. The ring probably originates from Knossos and depicts the epiphany of a goddess: seated in a shrine, floating in the air and standing in a boat. The hoop is decorated with granulation. (Herakleion Archaeological Museum, Crete). by proteamundi
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proteamundi An engraved gold ring from the Minoan civilization on Crete, 15-14th century BCE. The ring probably originates from Knossos and depicts the epiphany of a goddess: seated in a shrine, floating in the air and standing in a boat. The hoop is decorated with granulation. (Herakleion Archaeological Museum, Crete).
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The Mosque City of Bagerhat is a formerly lost city, located in the southwest of Bangladesh by juanita
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juanita The Mosque City of Bagerhat is a formerly lost city, located in the southwest of Bangladesh
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Wheat Fields in Punjab, Pakistan.     Wheat was a key factor enabling the emergence of city-based societies at the start of civilization. by lillian
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lillian Wheat Fields in Punjab, Pakistan. Wheat was a key factor enabling the emergence of city-based societies at the start of civilization.
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The Baan Citta house, located in the North part of the busy city of Bankok is the work of XXS, by nanette
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nanette The Baan Citta house, located in the North part of the busy city of Bankok is the work of XXS,
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Salzburg Austria - Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Host to three universities and a large population of students. Salzburg is noted for its attractive setting and scenic Alpine backdrop. ~Wikipedia #travel #explore #destinations by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane Salzburg Austria - Salzburg's "Old Town" (Altstadt) has internationally renowned baroque architecture and one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Host to three universities and a large population of students. Salzburg is noted for its attractive setting and scenic Alpine backdrop. ~Wikipedia #travel #explore #destinations
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This is an ancient lunar calendar made by the Aurignacian people (47,000-41,000 years ago). The Aurignacian culture is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest Asia, lasted within the period from ca. 45,000 to 35,000 years ago. The name originates from the type site of Aurignac in the Haute-Garonne area of France. by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias This is an ancient lunar calendar made by the Aurignacian people (47,000-41,000 years ago). The Aurignacian culture is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest Asia, lasted within the period from ca. 45,000 to 35,000 years ago. The name originates from the type site of Aurignac in the Haute-Garonne area of France.
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