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The remains of Hadrian's Gate at Ephesus

The remains of Hadrian& Gate at Ephesus, Turkey; One of the places where Paul the apostle preached.

Tetrapylon gate in the ancient ruined city of Aphrodisias, Turkey

Tetrapylon gate in the ancient ruined city of Aphrodisias, Turkey (Asia). Note: A part of Turkey is in Southeast Europe.

Tetrapylon gate in the ancient ruined city of Aphrodisias, Turkey

Tetrapylon gate in the ancient ruined city of Aphrodisias, Turkey (Asia). Note: A part of Turkey is in Southeast Europe.

Statue of Artemis, 2nd century A.D., ruins of Ephesus, Turkey

A second-century statue of the Greek goddess Artemis (the Roman Diana), in the ruins of Ephesus, Turkey; the objects decorating her body have been interpreted as bulls' testicles or breasts, both symbols of fertility.

Gur Emir Mausoleum, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Dome Over Tamerlane, Samarkand. The dome atop Tamerlane's mausoleum "Gur Emir" - the Tomb of the Ruler. The mausoleum was built in the early century and houses Tamerlane, his grandson and descendents down to Ulug Beg.

MARIB. Ancient writing on stone in the Bilqis Temple ruins in the Saba Valley.    One of the most famous archaeological sites in Yemen, it was once the capital of the Kingdom of Saba (Sheba).

Ancient writing on stone in the Bilqis Temple ruins in the Saba Valley. One of the most famous archaeological sites in Yemen, it was once the capital of the Kingdom of Saba (Sheba). (The Queen of Sheba visited Solomon) israel

Typical t-shaped pillar, with carving, approximately 11,000 years old, Gobekli Tepe, Turkey.

Göbekli Tepe ~ This recent discovery doubled the known history of humankind. This site is over years old, 7000 years older than Stonehenge & the Egyptian pyramids. So far, they have uncovered and excavated only of the ruins in the last 13 years.