Monday, July 15, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Latte Stone Park, Guam

Mariana Islands have unique kind of megalithic monuments - latte stones. Most likely the most visited site with true latte stones is Latte Stone...

Saint Mary Church of the Holy Belt and the underground church

We may never learn if this is true or not - but people in Homs believe that an underground room under the Saint Mary...

Roopkund – Skeleton Lake

There is mysterious lake in the magnificent Gharval Himalaya - Roopkund. For more than 1000 years around the lake lie several hundreds of dead...

Ancient and medieval Indian cave paintings – online encyclopedia

List of Indian cave paintings - natural and man made caves with ancient and medieval paintings A rich cultural heritage spanning thousands of years, Indian...

Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Trilithon) and ‘esi Maka Fa’akinanga

One of the most unusual megalithic monuments in Pacific is Ha'amonga 'a Maui in Tonga. It has no analogues regarding its construction, shape and...

Calcoene megalithic observatory – Amazon Stonehenge

Sometime in the past in the north-east of Brazil there were living people who created beautiful pottery and built megalithic structures. The best known...

Persepolis

If one compares Persepolis to the marvels of modern architecture it becomes clear: not that much has been achieved over the last 2500 years....

Barabar Caves

Most likely no other country in the world is that rich with exquisite cave temples as India – there are more than 1000 locations...

Kaali Crater

One of the most recent impact craters on Earth is Kaali Crater in Estonia. This large crater formed some 4 - 7.6 thousand years...

Mahabalipuram

This seems like a fairy tale - but this is a reality. Mahabalipuram exists - a legendary, ages-old city packed with seemingly improbable, ornate...