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Biblos,  tempio degli obelischi

Biblos, la ciudad del papiro, un gran emporio comercial

Temple at Luxor -- Unlike most other Egyptian temples, its main entrance does not face the river and its most obvious axis is aligned towards the temples at Karnak on the royal axis rather than the divine one

Luxor, Egypt - Temple at Luxor -- Unlike most other Egyptian temples, its main entrance does not face the river and its most obvious axis is aligned towards the temples at Karnak on the royal axis rather than the divine one

The Ancient City of Ur, Iraq.

Pinner states: The Ancient City of Ur, Iraq. My son was given special permission to visit here while stationed in Iraq, pics were amazing

Assur Relieft 10th-6th BCE Tower with defenders. Assyrians attack the Jewish fortified town of Lachish (battle 701 BCE). Part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq)

Relief BC, Tower with defenders - Assyrians attack the Jewish fortified town of Lachish (battle ~ 701 BC); part of a relief from the palace of Sennacherib at Niniveh, Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq).

Rapa Nui, Moai, Páscoa

The Rapa Nui (Easter Island) heads have bodies! While this isn't news in the Archaeology world, the discovery of hieroglyphs on the bases sort of is. Really interesting stuff!

Skeletal remains of the Ecuador Giants. Just below the skeleton you can see a display of a life size human for reference. This must be at least 60-65 feet tall. There are other giant skeletons which have been discovered all over the world, unfortunately they have been 'hidden away' in the vaults of Universities and Museums.

Skeletal remains of the Ecuador Giants. Just below the skeleton you can see a display of a life size human for reference. This must be at least feet tall.

Entrada da biblioteca de ninive

Entrada da biblioteca de ninive

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*EGYPT ~ Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut Luxor, looking the cliffs behind the Temple they show how it must to have been to build such an extraordinary structure.

Mural the palace of King Darius the first found in Sousse, Iran and appears in this mural a winged bull and is a replica of the Babylonian bull, which represents the sacred animal of the Babylonian god Adad, god of thunder, but the Achaemenid version adds wings and Frilled with colors .. and the piece below of Ishtar gate (or perhaps from the walls of the procession street) we see the bull, symbol of the Babylonian god of thunder Adad

Mural the palace of King Darius Iran appears a winged bull and is a replica of the Babylonian bull

I love Eygpt!  Archaeologists in Egypt are excavating the first stretch of a two-mile avenue lined with hundreds of carved sphinxes.  Reportedly, this "Avenue of the Sphinxes" was built more than 3,000 years ago.

Art History: Architecture - Archaeologists in Egypt are excavating the first stretch of a two-mile avenue lined with hundreds of carved sphinxes. Reportedly, this "Avenue of the Sphinxes" was built more than years ago.

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