✮ Pigment remains on 2,200 year old terra cotta soldier statue - qin shi huang di - China

✮ Pigment remains on 2,200 year old terra cotta soldier statue - qin shi huang di - China

Megalithic Temples of Malta. these free standing structure were all used as religious temples. they rare the oldest of their kind in the world.  Constructed between 3,500 - 2,500B.C. also over 5,500 years ago

Megalithic Temples of Malta. these free standing structure were all used as religious temples. they rare the oldest of their kind in the world. Constructed between 3,500 - 2,500B.C. also over 5,500 years ago

Carahunge Observatory- "The Armenian Stonehenge” (7,500 years old) *140 miles southeast of the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, sits a high plateau with over 200 ancient stones. Some of the stones weigh over 50 tons and they stretch for 1/3 of a mile. “The Armenian Stonehenge” is also known as Zorats Karer. It is estimated to be 7,500 years old and predates the British Stonehenge by more than 4,500 years. This astronomical site is made of 203 slabs of basalt.

Carahunge Observatory- "The Armenian Stonehenge” (7,500 years old) *140 miles southeast of the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, sits a high plateau with over 200 ancient stones. Some of the stones weigh over 50 tons and they stretch for 1/3 of a mile. “The Armenian Stonehenge” is also known as Zorats Karer. It is estimated to be 7,500 years old and predates the British Stonehenge by more than 4,500 years. This astronomical site is made of 203 slabs of basalt.

Ness of Brodgar: Archaeologists uncover massive Stone Age complex in Scotland--a six-acre temple complex of painted stone, paved walkways, built 5,000 years ago, before the pyramids of Egypt or even Stonehenge.

Ness of Brodgar: Archaeologists uncover massive Stone Age complex in Scotland--a six-acre temple complex of painted stone, paved walkways, built 5,000 years ago, before the pyramids of Egypt or even Stonehenge.

Olmec colossal heads. The most recognized aspect of the Olmec civilization are the enormous helmeted heads. The Olmec are now recognized as the predecessors of the Maya and Aztec civilizations. Olmec head, Museo de Antropología, Xalapa Olmec head, Veracruz, circa 1942. The Olmec are now recognized as the predecessors of the Maya and Aztec civilizations. Many of the scientific and cultural discoveries previously credited to those cultures are now recognized as being discovered first by the…

Olmec colossal heads. The most recognized aspect of the Olmec civilization are the enormous helmeted heads. The Olmec are now recognized as the predecessors of the Maya and Aztec civilizations. Olmec head, Museo de Antropología, Xalapa Olmec head, Veracruz, circa 1942. The Olmec are now recognized as the predecessors of the Maya and Aztec civilizations. Many of the scientific and cultural discoveries previously credited to those cultures are now recognized as being discovered first by the…

In the Sahara Desert in Egypt lie the oldest known astronomically aligned stones in the world: Nabta. Over one thousand years before the creation of Stonehenge, people built a stone circle and other structures on the shoreline of a lake that has long since dried up. Over 6,000 years ago, stone slabs three meters high were dragged over a kilometer to create the site. Shown above is one of the stones that remains. Little is known about the ultimate purpose of Nabta and the nature of the people…

In the Sahara Desert in Egypt lie the oldest known astronomically aligned stones in the world: Nabta. Over one thousand years before the creation of Stonehenge, people built a stone circle and other structures on the shoreline of a lake that has long since dried up. Over 6,000 years ago, stone slabs three meters high were dragged over a kilometer to create the site. Shown above is one of the stones that remains. Little is known about the ultimate purpose of Nabta and the nature of the people…

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