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. - www.oddee.com/...
Gate of all nations or Gate of Xerxes located at the ancient city of Persepolis. 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. Xerxes, who built this structure, named it "The Gate of All Countries" during the Persian empire. Xerxes I is believed to be the Persian king identified as Ahasuerus in the biblical book of Esther.
Carthage is a suburb of Tunis, Tunisia, with a population of 20,715 (2004 census), and was the centre of the Carthaginian Empire in antiquity. The city has existed for nearly 3,000 years, developing from a Phoenician colony of the 1st millennium BC into the capital of an ancient empire.
Ancient Kourion (Cyprus). 'Founded in Neolithic times and gloriously perched on a hillside overlooking the sea, Ancient Kourion flourished under the Mycenaeans, Ptolemies, Romans and, later, the Christians. This is the most spectacular of the South’s archaeological sites, including some well-preserved and fascinating mosaics.' lonelyplanet.com text
Ram in a thicket from Sumerian city-state UR, hometown of the Patriarch Abraham C. 2600BC.
'Discovery of a lifetime': Stone Age temple found in Orkney is 800 years older than Stonehenge - and may be more important The site contains 100 buildings, forming a 'temple precinct' Stonehenge may not have been the centre of Neolithic culture after all It could take decades to fully explore and examine By TED THORNHILL Last updated at 3:09 PM on 2nd January 2012
The World’s Oldest Crown The crown was discovered in a remote cave in the Judaean Desert near the Dead Sea in 1961 among hundreds of other objects from the period. The ancient relic, which dates back to the Copper Age between 4000–3300 B.C., is shaped like a thick ring and features vultures and doors protruding from the top.
The claim that Mesopotamians had no doctors is incorrect. There were two primary kinds of doctors: the Asu (a medical doctor who treated illness empirically) and the Asipu (a healer who relied upon what we would call `magic’). There were also surgeons and veterinarians.