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    The Kailasa Temple: the world’s largest monolithic structure carved from one piece of rock

    The Kailasa Temple: the world’s largest monolithic structure carved from one piece of rock

    We see ancient edifices around the globe, like thе pyramids in Egypt, Borobudur in Indonesia, and the Pyramid of the Sun in the Valley of Mexico, and we ask ourselves,…

    The Pyramid of Pachacamac

    The Pyramid of Pachacamac

    The Pyramids of Pachacamac; an ancient Masterpiece of construction. Pachacamac is a Pre-Inca archaeological site located roughly 40 km southeast of Lima, Peru. Archaeologists have discovered over 15 Pyramids in this…

    How Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world

    How Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world

    The secret to Alexandria, if classical historians are to be believed, lies in a golden casket. Studded with jewels and small enough to hold in one’s hands, the casket was…

    Rome wasn’t planned in a day … in fact it wasn’t planned at all

    Rome wasn’t planned in a day … in fact it wasn’t planned at all

    The grid system which the Roman republic exported all over Europe was never employed in the capital itself. The city has always lacked a coherent plan – save for the…

    The secret libraries of history

    The secret libraries of history

    Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings. Over the past four years, during the siege of Darayya,…

    Arkaim: Russia’s Stonehenge and a Puzzle of the Ancient World

    Arkaim: Russia’s Stonehenge and a Puzzle of the Ancient World

    Everyone’s heard of Stonehenge.  You could probably venture into the Amazonian jungle and seek out an untouched tribe of hunter-gatherers, spend months gaining their trust and learning their language, fighting…

    This ancient Babylonian tablet has just changed the history of astronomy

    This ancient Babylonian tablet has just changed the history of astronomy

    Not only does this discovery change everything we thought we knew about Astronomy in ancient times, but the ancient tablets describe math that was believed to have been invented over…