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|The biggest and perhaps most significant archaeological site in the UAE. You'll see the remains of stone walls, a souq, houses and what is thought to have been a governor's palace. Objects found on the site, such as pottery and coins, are on display at Dubai Museum and the Heritage Village.||04/19/2007||743|
|Tulum Archaeological Park. Tulum was built during the dying days of the Mayan empire, and was actually a fort. It's quite tame in comparison to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, but it does have one overwhelming attraction: its location next to the sea.||07/27/2006||1,313|
|Teotihuacan is an enormous archaeological site in the Basin of Mexico, containing some of the largest pyramidal structures built in the pre-Columbian Americas. Apart from the pyramidal structures, Teotihuacan is also known for its large residential complexes, the Avenue of the Dead, and numerous colorful, well-preserved murals.
At its zenith in the first half of the 1st millennium CE, Teo...
|Castleshaw Roman fort was a fort in the Roman province of Britannia. Although there is no evidence to substantiate the claim, it has been suggested that Castleshaw Roman fort is the site of Rigodunum, a Brigantian settlement. The remains of the fort are located on Castle Hill on the eastern side of Castleshaw Valley at the foot of Standedge but overlooking the valley. The hill is on the edge of...||11/03/2009||325|
|Teopanzolco is an Aztec archaeological site in the Mexican state of Morelos. Due to urban growth, it now lies within the modern city of Cuernavaca. Most of the visible remains date from the Middle to Late Postclassic Period (1300-1521 A.D.).|
|The Archaeological Park of Neapolis includes a range of monuments, including a the semi-circular Greek Theatre, several caves, a Roman Amphitheatre, and a multitude of graves.||10/24/2005||433|
|Bonampak (Bòonam Pak' Painted Wall in Modern Maya) is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The site is approximately 30 km (20 miles) south of the larger site of Yaxchilan, under which Bonampak was a dependency, and the border with Guatemala. While the site is not overly impressive in terms of spatial or architectural size, it is well-known for a number of murals...||12/31/2009||489|
|Marked here are many (but not all) of the Pyramid / earthen mound structures found near Xianyang in central China. To the East, near Tintong, I have also marked the site of the famous Terracotta Warriors of the first Emperor of Qin.|
Also marked (with crosses) are a handful of sites that are not pyramids, but may still be of archaeological interest. Note particularly the arran...
|Archaeological Sites in Albania belonging to ancient Illyrian tribes. It includes different sites but of course it is incomplete because there are other sites that may be added later on. These sites are worth visiting. ||03/31/2006||738|
|Sutton Hoo is the site of two Anglo-Saxon cemeteries of the 6th and early 7th centuries, one of which contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance.|
Sutton Hoo is of a primary importance to early medieval historians because it sheds light on a period of English history which is on the margin betw...
|Dainzú is a Zapotec archaeological site in the Valley of Oaxaca, an ancient village near to and contemporary with Monte Alban and Mitla, and located about 20 km south-east of the modern-day city of city of Oaxaca, Mexico.|
Dainzú was first occupied 700-600 BC but the main phase of occupation dates from about 200 BC to 350 AD. The site was excavated in 1965 by Mexican archaeologist...
|Panama Viejo, located on the Pacific Ocean coast and adjacent to tthe delta of the Abajo river, is the most important archaeological site in the Republic of Panama.|
It is the oldest Spanish settlement on the Pacific coast of the Americas. Founded in 1519 by Pedrarias Dávila, it was abandoned after the attack of the city by the pirate Henry Morgan and never rebuilt. Its ruins we...