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Floor tiles in Ephesus. Ephesus was one of the 12 cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. It later become a major Roman city. It is located on the coast of Ionia near present day Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkey.

Babylon, (Irak) - Some 90 kilometres south of modern Bagdhad lies the ruins of ancient Babylon, the original name of which, bab-ili, may be translated as the Gate of the Gods. -

nice cutwork and it looks like tooling, on this. This bird shoe was found in Haarlem, and is dated ca 1300-1350

Nashville's Antique Archeology

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The Battersea Shield was found in the area around Chelsea Bridge, London. Dated to 350 BC, it seems that an object this elaborate would belong to a member of the warrior elite or even a Celtic chief. The Battersea shield is from the La Tene era which is characterised by the spirals, circles, interwoven knots and lattices that remain in modern Celtic art.

Rare antique Bible manuscript written in Syriac, a dialect of the native language of Jesus - thought to be 2,000 years old

Pompeii, Italy, province of Naples, Campania - Double click on the photo to design&sell a #travelguide to #Italy

Tiny book with lead pages bound with wire, among 70 discovered in a cave of Jordan in early 2000s. Initial metallurgical tests indicate that some of the books could date from the first century AD. If the dating is verified, the books would be among the earliest Christian documents, predating the writings of St Paul.

Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

King Tut Sarcophagus | The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tuts mummy goes on display ...

skull, found in the state of Oaxaca, belongs to the Zapotec culture. Traces have been found of the civilisation that are up to 2,500 years old

♥ Books were discovered five years ago in a cave in a remote part of Jordan to which Christian refugees are known to have fled after the fall of Jerusalem in 70AD. Important documents from the same period have previously been found there.

A latrine from the Baths of Caracalla in Rome, 100-300, shaped like a chariot.

xxx ~ Tarxien - Temple in Malta, Oldest free standing structure on earth, older than the pyramids

Map of the World? It is claimed that this is an eighth century copy of the map Admiral Zheng He made in 1418. The map clearly shows the new ...

Iron Age shoes (ca. 400 BCE to 400 CE) found on body found in European bog Photo by Robert Clark, September 2007 National Geographic

Encased in soil, this extraordinarily delicate face emerges into the sun for the first time in thousands of years. The wooden sarcophagus was unearthed by archaeologists at the necropolis of Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt. Believed to contain the body of a person of some rank, it boasts extraordinarily delicate features, well-preserved by the sands of time

Lost for 1600 years the fabled city of Alexandria was lost – until just 16 years ago. The famed stage of historic interactions between Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Marc Antony and Octavius was lost under the water. The royal residences, as archeologists discovered, were slowly sent to the bottom of the sea after a series of earthquakes and tsunamis. The ancient Alexandria had over 500,000 residents and was known for its library with over 700,000 scrolls.

Dating back to 3500 to 2500 BC, the Megalithic Temples of Malta are some of the oldest structures in the world. As the name suggests, they are a group of stone temples older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Excellently preserved, they were rediscovered and restored in the 19th century by European and native Maltese archaeologists. While not much is known about who built them, evidence from inside the temples – livestock sacrifices – suggest that local farmers constructed the stony stru

Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization.

Norsuntepe - Little-Known Mysterious Prehistoric Site In Anatolia, Turkey Read more: www.messagetoeagl...

Tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt this is one place i'd love to visit and spend some time there

Udegram cemetary near the archeological site of the ancient city of Barikot in Swat Valley Afghanistan. Preliminary dating places it at 3000 yrs old. Thought to be a site of one of the battles of Alexander the Great.