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Ancient ruins and lost cities that are now found.....makes me wish to be an archaeologist.
Abu Simbel Temples, Aswan, EgyptAbu Simbel TemplesAswan, EgyptAbu Simbel Temples, Aswan EgyptEdzna, Campeche, MexicoEdznaCampeche, MexicoMain Temple at Edzná Archeological Site, near Campeche, Mexico. Edzná was already inhabited in 400 BC, and it was abandoned c. 1500 AD, being...Baalbek, LebanonBaalbekLebanonThe atmospheric ruins of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley . Here 's a view across the steps leading up to the Temple of Jupiter towards the very well...Easter Island, Easter Island, ChileEaster IslandEaster Island, ChileIt would be difficult to sum up Rapa Nui ( Easter Island ) in two lines . The moai ( giant statues ) rest on top of ahu ( platforms ) at different...Tula, MexicoTulaMexicoThese fearsome 4.5 m-high stone warrior statues are found in the absorbing Tula archaelogical site, Tula was the probable capital of the ancient...Tikal, GuatemalaTikalGuatemalaView of the Tikal Temple I, also known as the Temple of the Great Jaguar, Tikal Archeological Site in Guatemala.Temple of the Inscriptions, Chiapas, MexicoTemple of the InscriptionsChiapas, MexicoThe Great Temple of Inscriptions in Palenque Archeological Park. This structure was specifically built as the funerary monument for K'inich Janaab'...The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London, EnglandThe Petrie Museum of Egyptian ArchaeologyLondon, EnglandThe Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London is part of University College London Museums & Collections. The museum contains over 80,000...Monte Alban, MexicoMonte AlbanMexicoMost popular archeological site in the state of Oaxaca, summer 2015.Hamam Bay, Göcek, Muğla, TurkeyHamam Bay, GöcekMuğla, TurkeyCleopatra's Baths, (actually The bay of Cleopatra's Baths), is a large bay full of lots of pine trees, and has a wonderful sea for also...Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, MexicoKohunlichQuintana Roo, MexicoThis was one of the highlights of my visit to Quintana Roo. It is deep in the jungle near Belize and difficult to get to. As a result, it is not on...مسجد تاريخانه, Damghan, Iranمسجد تاريخانهDamghan, IranThe main plan consists of a square courtyard which is surrounded by arcades of barrel vaults supported by slightly pointed fired brick arches set...Madain Saleh, Saudi ArabiaMadain SalehSaudi ArabiaA closer look at the sandstone rock formations and Nabatean carvingsRiyadh, Saudi ArabiaRiyadhSaudi ArabiaEarly writing dating back to 3500 BC... The National Museum of Saudi Arabia was set up in 1999 and is part of the King Abdul Aziz Historical Centre...Kom Umbu, EgyptKom UmbuEgyptInside the Kom Ombo temple. #goldenhour #BestOf5 #StunningStructures #InStoneQasr al Abd, 'Amman, JordanQasr al Abd'Amman, JordanQasr al Abd is a two-story Hellenistic ruin located around Iraq al-Amir, about 17 km from Amman. The heavily decorated structure features...Tulum Archeological Site, Quintana Roo, MexicoTulum Archeological SiteQuintana Roo, MexicoTulum Mayan ruins.Ta Prohm, Siem Reap, CambodiaTa ProhmSiem Reap, CambodiaThe world famous "Tomb Raider" temple, Ta Prohm. Huge trees grow atop the temple walls.Hampi, IndiaHampiIndiaReconstructed (I think) ruins of the once huge city of Vijayanagara, around 1500 C.E. The second largest city in the world. Hampi, India.Pergamon, Bergama, TurkeyPergamonBergama, TurkeyThis was the capital of the Pergamon kingdom around 250 BC. Anthony took thousands of scrolls from this city and gave them to Cleopatra. It's a...
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          1. > 1y
            Michelle this is a fantastic title for a list - very appropriate :)
          2. > 1y
            Thank you :)
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