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Hardships prior to Tikal, Guatemala

As I woke up early in the morning in Flores (Guatemala), I somehow felt that today is going to be a long day. The objective of it was to go and explore the ancient Mayan site of Tikal – known as one of the most impressive ones of all. 1,147 more words

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City Models from our Past

Ancient Cities – note our use of grid systems even in our oldest designs

~ “Mr Model” ~

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Scale Model


Dawn at Basawakkulama, Anuradhapura

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On the road again: a whistlestop tour of Sri Lanka's ancient cities

Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle is renowned for being one of the pearl’s in its crown. It’s got it all: ancient temples; endless Buddhas in all shapes, sizes and postures; and, of course, the seal of excellence – the UNESCO World Heritage status. 1,019 more words

Carchemish (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Carchemish , Roman Europus,  ancient city-state located in what is now southern Turkey, along the border with Syria. Carchemish lay on the west bank of the Euphrates River near the modern town of Jarābulus northern Syria, and 38 miles (61 km) southeast of Gaziantep, Turkey. 369 more words

Mesopotamian Dance And Ritual

Computational approaches to ancient urbanism: documentation, analysis and interpretation

Already looking forward to attending CAA 2016!

The next Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative methods in Archaeology will be held in Oslo, between 29th March-2nd of April, 2016. 316 more words

Here Are the Ancient Sites ISIS Has Damaged and Destroyed

The ancient city of Palmyra, located in war-torn Syria, flourished as a Roman trading outpost around A.D. 200. ISIS militants seized it in May, and are destroying some of its historic buildings. 1,793 more words