Egyptian pyramids, Nazca lines, etc.|
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|this area of the mexican desert is loaded with ancient monuments||02/24/2009||548|
|hexagon shaped mound in helmand province, afganistan. this entire area contains many "mounds" similar to the famous "indian mounds" of north america||02/22/2009||849|
|these ancient ruins in the desert of new mexico are being uncovered by archaeologists||02/22/2009||817|
|Broadway Tower is a folly located on Broadway Hill, A44 between Evesham and Moreton-in-Marsh, one mile (1.6 km) south-east of the village of Broadway, Worcestershire, England, at the second highest point of the Cotswolds after Cleeve Hill. Broadway Tower's base is 1,024 feet (312 metres) above sea level. The tower itself stands 55 feet (17 metres) high. On a day of clear weather, thirteen count...||01/26/2009||419|
|The Roman amphitheatre in Lucera is one of the oldest in southern Italy, built in the first century BC in honor of Emperor Augustus Caesar. ||12/18/2008||617|
|Listed are 688 placemarks found so far with Roman amphitheatres, theatres, odeons (music theatres),circus and stadiums all over the Roman Empire.|
The placemarks are placed in each cateory with name of the city in Roman and today. Some only have the name from totay, other the Roman name only.
|Serpent Mound is one of the world's greatest mysteries. It is a quarter-mile long serpent carved into the earth, and the world's largest prehistoric animal effigy (image). It is located on the bank of a monster meteorite crater. It is also the site of the nations first national park. |
|Yunaguni is the name of the westernmost island of Japan. It is famous for the underwater ruins these years.Divers congregate on the island in winter due to the large population of hammerhead sharks found in nearby waters. It was diving to scout for a good place to observe the sharks which led to the discovery of the "monument", a part of which is two closely spaced pillars which rise to within ...||10/21/2008||1,039|
|Tell or tall, meaning "hill" or "mound", is a type of archaeological site in the form of an earthen mound that results from the accumulation and subsequent erosion of material deposited by human occupation over long periods of time.||08/18/2008||900|
|Seahenge is a Bronze Age timber circle at Holme-next-the-Sea that was discovered in 1998 because the sea had washed the sand away that covered the minument.|
This is just a reconstruction.
|These are the famous statues at Easter Island. They are a little hard to see, but look at some of the photos around it||05/27/2008||1,612|
|The ancient road of Tibirke is from the Iron Age (500BC - 0) and is 100 meters long and 3 meters wide.|
Under the road was found another road which was dated back to 2800 BC. Pillows for a bridge was found too. That road was 150 meters long.
The road appeared 1943 through turf digging.
Link with photo and Google mapping:
|Viroconium Cornoviorum, or simply Viroconium, was a Roman town, one corner of which is now occupied by the small village of Wroxeter in the English county of Shropshire, about 8 km (5 miles) east-south-east of Shrewsbury.|
|Calleva Atrebatum (or Silchester Roman Town) was an Iron Age oppidum and subsequently a town in the Roman province of Britannia and the civitas capital of the Atrebates tribe. Its ruins are located beneath and to the west of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, which lies just within the town wall and about 0.5 miles (1 km) to the east of the modern village of Silchester in the English county of H...||04/05/2008||449|
|Isca Augusta (or, simply, Isca) was a legionary fortress in the Roman province of Britannia. Today it is known as Caerleon, a large village on the northern outskirts of the city of Newport in south-east Wales.|
|Venta Silurum was a town in the Roman province of Britannia. Today it consists of remains in the village of Caerwent in Monmouthshire. Much of it has been excavated and is on display to the public.|
Venta was founded by the Romans in AD 75 as a market town for the defeated Silures tribe. Unusually, it remained occupied until at least the mid-5th century. By the 6th century, there ...
|Segontium is a Roman auxiliary fort, located on the outskirts of Caernarfon in Gwynedd, north Wales.|
It probably takes its name from the nearby River Seiont, and may be related to the Segontiaci, a British tribe mentioned by Julius Caesar. The fort was founded by Agricola in 77 or 78 AD after he had conquered the Ordovices. It was the main Roman fort in North Wales and was design...
|Temple of Merenptah|
The mortuary temple of Merenptah (Merneptah), Ramesses II's thirteenth son and successor
|Ramses II memorial temple. Ramesses II was a pharaoh of the 19th dynasty Egypt.||02/10/2008||526|
|Dendera Temple complex, (Ancient Egyptian: Iunet or Tantere)(19th century English spelling in most sources, including Belzoni was Tentyra). located about 2.5 km south-east of Dendera, Egypt. It is one of the best preserved complexes in Egypt. The area was used as the sixth Nome of Upper Egypt, south of Abydos.
|The Cockpit is the largest and most impressive of the Moor Divock circles. The stone circles and burial mounds date back to the bronze age. It consists of a low bank of stones, 3 metres wide, and with an internal diameter of about 26m, which surrounds a featureless short turfed interior. Set into the bank are many large stones, the tallest of which form the inner face of the circle, some reachi...||01/21/2008||465|
|Travelers have noticed the 13 stone towers rising over Peru's coastal desert since at least the nineteenth century. But researchers only last year discovered the structures' purpose: they make up a sophisticated solar observatory, one of the earliest known in the Americas.|
Ivßn Ghezzi of Peru's National Institute of Culture and Clive Ruggles of the University of Leicester showed ...
|Iron Age hillfort in Nottinghamshire||12/01/2007||313|
|Remains of Iron Age hillfort in spectacular setting overlooking Monsal Dale. (Tilt view to see what I mean!).||11/16/2007||528|
|Iron Age hillfort in Derbyshire. Naturally protected by cliffs on 2 sides, the double ramparts on the other side are clearly visible.||11/16/2007||618|