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The Sunken Heads of Bayon Temple - Angkor, Cambodia

The Sunken Heads of Bayon Temple - Angkor, Cambodia

Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. © David A. Kamm

Statue of an Ancient Mayan Warrior (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. © David A. Kamm

-honestly, how did people who never had contact with each other build the same types of structures?...pyramids...Tikal , Guatemala.

-honestly, how did people who never had contact with each other build the same types of structures?...pyramids...Tikal , Guatemala.

Mayan Ruins . Palanque, Mexico

Mayan Ruins . Palanque, Mexico

The amazing water access channels of the Nazca people...still working after what? 2000 years?

The amazing water access channels of the Nazca people...still working after what? 2000 years?

The Hellenistic temple fronted Tombs of Kaunos, 4th - 2nd cent. B.C , just outside the archaeological site of Kounos on the oposite side of the Calbys river from Dalyan, Turkey. Kaunos is on the border of Lycia & Caria and the Kaunos rock tombs differ slightly form Lycian tombs in that the rock surrounding them has been carved away to maje almost free standing temple buildings.

The Hellenistic temple fronted Tombs of Kaunos, 4th - 2nd cent. B.C , just outside the archaeological site of Kounos on the oposite side of the Calbys river from Dalyan, Turkey. Kaunos is on the border of Lycia & Caria and the Kaunos rock tombs differ slightly form Lycian tombs in that the rock surrounding them has been carved away to maje almost free standing temple buildings.

Pyramids all over the world

Pyramids all over the world

Maes Howe - Early people - Scotlands History uilt before the great pyramids of Egypt, Maes Howe is a splendid Neolithic chambered tomb or burial monument not far from Stromness, in the Orkneys. It has been described as ‘one of the greatest architectural achievements of the prehistoric peoples of Scotland’

Maes Howe - Early people - Scotlands History uilt before the great pyramids of Egypt, Maes Howe is a splendid Neolithic chambered tomb or burial monument not far from Stromness, in the Orkneys. It has been described as ‘one of the greatest architectural achievements of the prehistoric peoples of Scotland’

Thracian nobleman, top 2nd from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the addition of a groin protector at the bottom of the cuirass, he wears greaves, which were out of fashion in Greece and has a crecent shaped shield. 3rd from the left/top row, is a Scythian horse archer. Middle: left, two Dacian/Thracian noble men, 3rd from left/mid Roman Imperial legionary, bottom left; a Roman cavalryman with a "parade" face mask helmet.

Thracian nobleman, top 2nd from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the addition of a groin protector at the bottom of the cuirass, he wears greaves, which were out of fashion in Greece and has a crecent shaped shield. 3rd from the left/top row, is a Scythian horse archer. Middle: left, two Dacian/Thracian noble men, 3rd from left/mid Roman Imperial legionary, bottom left; a Roman cavalryman with a "parade" face mask helmet.

Gifts of the Maya (Mexico) -- Statue of an ancient Mayan presenting a gift of corn. Photographed in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

Gifts of the Ancient Mayans

Gifts of the Maya (Mexico) -- Statue of an ancient Mayan presenting a gift of corn. Photographed in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

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