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Ancient and Other Ruins of Asia

Ancient and Other Ruins of Asia

With this Google Earth KML file you can zoom in on the ancient and other ruins of Asia, complete with photos and Wikipedia links. Many are hard to find sites or locations that other maps positioned incorrectly.
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Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduits system. Established sometime around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans,it is a symbol of Jordan as well as its most visited tourist attraction. It lies on the slope of Mount Hor in a basin among the mountains which form the eas...
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Mohenjo-daro ruins(Indus valley civilization), Sindh

Mohenjo-daro ruins(Indus valley civilization), Sindh

Mohenjo-daro ruins is located at Sindh province, Pakistan. Mohenjo-daro, the largest settlements of Indus valley civilization was built around 2600 BCE. It was abandoned around 1500 BCE. Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay, an officer of the Archaeological Survey of India rediscovered it in 1922. Well-known as one of the early urban settlements in the world. The Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt and Crete civiliz...
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Lothal archaeological site, Gujarath

Lothal archaeological site, Gujarath

Lothal is one of the most important archaeological sites located in Gujarath, India. History of Lothal dates back to 2400 BC. It is one of the well known cities of Indus valley civilization. Nearby archaeological museum gives an insight into history of this place. It is well connected to Ahmedabad city by road and railways. Lothal is a great destination included in the sightseeing trip of Ahmed...
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Nalanda University

Nalanda University

Nalanda University is an ancient center of higher education in Bihar, India. It has been called "one of the first great universities in recorded history." Some buildings were constructed by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka the Great(273232 BCE)
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Sacsayhuaman

Sacsayhuaman

Sacsayhuaman or Saksaq Waman is a walled complex and a former capital of Inca empire. It is on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru. The site is at an altitude of 3,701 metres and part of the Cusco city is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage site in the year 1983.
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 Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi Stupa

The Sanchi stupa, built in and around 283 BCE by the famous Indian emperor, Ashoka who had converted to Buddhism. It is located in Madhya Pradesh state of India. Built on the top of a hill, these stupas contains relics, mostly of the Buddhist disciples. Sanchi is famous throughout the world not only for its stupas, but also monasteries, temples and pillars. These monuments date back to the 3rd ...
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Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun Temple

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century Sun temple loacted in Orissa state of India. King Narasimhadeva I (1236-1264 CE) of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty constructed it.
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Brazilian Archaelogic Sites

Brazilian Archaelogic Sites

The Brazilian National Heritage (Brazilian institute of Heritage) Note: File is NOT in English.
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Ancient City in Gros Ventre range

Ancient City in Gros Ventre range

An ancient wonder in the Gros Ventre Mountain range, These lines indicating streets and avenues is part of a larger ancient city that was once located on top of this once large plateau.
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remains of a Roman bridge on the Via Annia

remains of a Roman bridge on the Via Annia

The Via Annia it was a Roman road running along Regio X Venetia et Histria (now comprending territories from north eastern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia).

It was running from Hatria (modern Adria) to Patavium (Padova), Altinum (Altino), Julia Concordia (modern Concordia Sagittaria, where the road crossed the Via Postumia), and Aquileia.

The road was built in 131 BC ...
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Hadrians Wall in Detail

Hadrians Wall in Detail

Hadrian's Wall (Latin: Vallum Aelium - as inferred by text on the Staffordshire Moorlands Patera) is a stone and timber fortification built by the Roman Empire across the width of what is now northern England. Begun in AD 122, during the rule of emperor Hadrian, it was the first of two fortifications built across Great Britain, the second being the Antonine Wall in what is now Scotland. Hadrian...
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Deir el-Shelwit Temple

Deir el-Shelwit Temple

Deir el-Shelwit (Arabic: دير الشلويط Dayr a-alwīṭ, French: Deir Chelouit[1]) is an ancient Egyptian Isis temple from the Greek-Roman period. It stands on the West bank of the Nile at Luxor, 1 km from Malkata and about 4 km south of Medinet Habu.[2]

Today all that remains of the temple is its small main bui...
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Temple of Amada

Temple of Amada

The Temple of Amada, the oldest Egyptian temple in Nubia, was first constructed by pharaoh Thutmose III of the 18th dynasty and dedicated to Amun and Re-Horakhty. His son and successor, Amenhotep II continued the decoration program for this structure. Amenhotep II's successor, Thutmose IV decided to place a roof over its forecourt and transform it into a pillared or hypostyle hall. During the A...
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Temple of Derr

Temple of Derr

The Temple of Derr or el-Derr is a speos or rock-cut temple built by pharaoh Ramesses II in Lower Nubia. It is the only rock-cut temple in Nubia which was constructed by this pharaoh on the right (or east) bank of the Nile and used to stand at el-Derr. The temple's unique position "was probably due to the fact that the river on its approach to the Korosko bend flows in an 'unnatural' south...
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Temple of Maharraqa

Temple of Maharraqa

Al-Maharraqa (Arab: المحرقة, DMG: Al-Maḥarraqa, Greek: Hierasykaminos) is a place in Lower Nubia, which was approximately 120 km south of Aswan on the southern border of the Roman empire. Only a few years after the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC, the Ku****es from the kingdom of Mero launched a raid on the First cataract region of Egypt in 23 B...
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Temples of Wadi es-Sebua

Temples of Wadi es-Sebua

Wadi es-Sebua, or Valley of the lions (Arab: واديالسبوع), is the site of two New Kingdom Egyptian temples in Lower Nubia at the edge of Nasser lake, including one impressively large temple spos of Ramesses II. The first temple was built by Amenhotep III and subsequently restored by Ramesses II. In its first stage, this temple "consist...
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Temple of Kom Ombo

Temple of Kom Ombo

The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo. Some additions to it were later made during the Roman period. The building is unique because its 'double' design meant that there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek...
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Temple of Kalabsha

Temple of Kalabsha

The Temple of Kalabsha (also Temple of Mandulis) is a Ancient Egyptian temple that was originally located at Bab al-Kalabsha (Gate of Kalabsha), approximately 50 kilometers south of Aswan. The temple was situated on the west bank of the Nile River, in Nubia and was originally built around 30 BC during the early Roman era. While the temple was constructed in Augustus's reign, it was never finish...
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Temple of Dakka

Temple of Dakka

Ad-Dakka (Arab: الدكة, also el-Dakka, Egyptian: Pselqet, Greek: Pselchis) was a place in Lower Nubia, which was located approximately 100 km south of the Aswan. The Greco-Roman Temple of Dakka, dedicated to Thoth, the god of wisdom, was initially a small one room shrine or chapel which that was first begun in the 3rd century BC by a Meroitic king named Arkamani (or...
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Temple complex on Philae Island

Temple complex on Philae Island

Philae (Greek: Φιλαί, Philai; Ancient Egyptian: Pilak, P'aaleq; Arabic: أنس الوجود‎, Anas el Wagud) is an island in the Nile River and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. The complex was dismantled and relocated to a nearby island in connection to the UNESCO project starte...
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Ancient Nubian capital city Kerma

Ancient Nubian capital city Kerma

Kerma (now known as Doukki Gela Nubian term which can be roughly translated as "red mound") was the capital city of the Kingdom of Kerma, in present day Egypt and Sudan, an archaeological site as old as 5,000 years. It became a real Nubian state during the 3rd millennium BC. Kerma was about 435 miles (700 km) away from Aswan.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerma
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Temple of Edfu

Temple of Edfu

The Temple of Edfu is an ancient Egyptian temple located on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Edfu which was known in Greco-Roman times as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo. It is the second largest temple in Egypt after Karnak and one of the best preserved. The temple, dedicated to the falcon god Horus, was built in the Ptolemaic period between 237 and 57 BCE. The in...
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Ancient Egyptian city Abydos

Ancient Egyptian city Abydos

Abydos (Egyptian Abdju, 3bdw, MdC: AbDw; Arabic: أبيدوس‎, Greek: Άβυδος), one of the most ancient cities of Upper Egypt. The Egyptian name of both the eighth Nome of Upper Egypt and its capital city was Abdju, technically, 3bdw, as in the hieroglyphs shown to the right, the hill of the symbol or reliquary, in which the sacr...
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Ancient Egyptian city Nekhen

Ancient Egyptian city Nekhen

Nekhen, (Greek: Ἱεράκων πόλις 'city of hawks', Strabo xvii. p. 817, transliterated as Hierakonpolis, Hieraconpolis, or Hieracompolis; Arabic: الكوم الأحمر‎ Kom El-Ahmar) was the religious and political capital of Upper Egypt at the end of the Predynastic period (c...
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