Ain Ghazal is a Neolithic site located in North-Western Jordan, on the outskirts of Amman. It dates as far back as 7250 BC, and was inhabited until 5000 BC. It’s one of the largest known prehistoric settlements in the Near East...
High on a hill on the island of Gozo, is the Stone Age Ggantija prehistoric temple complex. Constructed from 3,600-3,000 BC, the Ggantija temples are the earliest of a series of megalithic temples in Malta, pre-dating Egypt’s pyramids and Britain’s Stonehenge by over a 1,000 years. This megalithic monument is in fact two temples, built side by side and enclosed within a boundary wall. The temples on Malta are the oldest temples in Europe.
Carved Stone 8 in Gavrinis Dolmen passage grave, Gulf of Morbihan Larmor-Baden, Morbihan, France. Cairn de Gavrinis Passage Grave, the largest and most decorated tomb in Neolithic Europe with 29 six-foot-high menhirs carved with labyrinthine fingerprints. This sanctuary/tomb/shrine was used by the same family for hundreds of years
Meroe Archaeological Site, an ancient city on the east bank of the Nile about 6 km north-east of the Kabushiya station near Shendi, Sudan, approximately 200 km northeast of Khartoum. / Meroë was the southern capitol of the Napata/Meroitic Kingdom, that spanned the period c. 800 BC — c. 350 AD. According to partially deciphered Meroitic texts, the name of the city was Medewi or Bedewi. // Photo by paolo alias opaxir (Flickr)
The Orkney "Wife" was found in at the golf links at Noltland on the Island of Westray in 2009 by Archaeologist Jakob Kainz in a midden (old rubbish tip) filled with the brittle bones of deer, cattle and fish. Made from Old Red Sandstone from the island of Eday, the venus like figurine is the only known Neolithic carving of a human form to have been discovered in Scotland.
35,000-year-old flute, the oldest instrument known, found in the Ach Valley of southern Germany, the nearly intact five-hole flute was meticulously carved with stone tools from the hollow wing-bone of a giant vulture
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The ancient city of Baalbek is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all time. Located east of the Litani River in Lebanon, Baalbek is known for its exquisitely detailed yet monumentally scaled Roman temple ruins. These Roman temples were built on top of an ancient 5 million square foot platform that was made from some of the largest stones ever used in any construction project in the history of the earth. The largest stone found weighs 1200 tons and is about 64 feet long.
Ħaġar Qim (Standing/Worshipping Stones) is a megalithic temple complex found on the Mediterranean island of Malta, dating from the Ġgantija phase (3600-3200 BCE). The Megalithic Temples of Malta are among the most ancient religious sites on Earth, described by the World Heritage Sites committee as "unique architectural masterpieces."