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Sabre-tooth cat (Smilodon californicus) is the official state fossil of California. The one pictured is from La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles (great place to visit).

Borobudur Temple - A 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia Indonesia

Pagoda, YuanTong Temple, Kunming Ming Dynasty, circa 1300 AD

"China, Yunnan Province, Kunming, West Pagodas"

The Great Wall of China - a true treasure Is it possible to walk the entire wall? hmm...

The Ishtar Gate, one of the gates of Babylon at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin

One of the Winged lions from the city gates. Babylon was an ancient city on the left bank of the Euphrates, about 70 m. S. of Bagdad. "Babylon" is the Greek form of Babel or Bab-ili, "the gate of the god" (sometimes incorrectly written "of the gods"), which again is the Semitic translation of the original Sumerian name Ka-dimirra.

Postcard of Ishtar Gate of Babylon from Ute, Berlin, Germany

Stephen De Staebler FinalDoubleFigures

Temple at Luxor, Egypt  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Luxor

Hapshetsut's Mortuary Temple, Deir el-Bahari, Luxor, Egypt.

Love anything egyptian.

Standing attendant; (foreigner), Tang dynasty (618–906), 7th century China Earthenware with slip and pigment

Bactrian Composite Idol ,late 3rd-early millennium BC.

Elamite Standing Female Votive Figure - Origin: Central Asia Circa: 2500 BC to 1500 BC Dimensions: 4.8 (12.2cm) high x 1.8 (4.6cm) wide Collection: Near Eastern Medium: Stone

Ombra della sera, Etruscan bronze statue, ± 2300 years old Striking resemblance to Giacometti's work

A CYCLADIC MARBLE HEAD LATE SPEDOS VARIETY, CIRCA 2500-2400 B.C.