Friday, January 18, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Ankai-Tankai Caves

The steep hills of Satmala Range south from Manmad hide numerous exciting monuments of nature and history. Some of the most impressive and exciting...

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...

Megaliths

Outstanding megaliths around the world Europe Stonehenge - England, Great Britain. One of the most popular archaeological monuments in the world, consisting of a group of...

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...

Gorakhgad hill fort

Small fort on the top of hill, well protected by steep cliffs, reaching the height of 655 m above the sea level. Named after...

Bhimbetka cave shelters

It is amazing and even hard to grasp - Bhimbetka Caves have recorded the human history over some 300,000 years - or may be...

Jata Shankar, Pachmarhi

One of main attraction points of the beautiful surroundings of Panchmarhi town is a natural monument, site of legends and shrine - Jata Shankar. Legend Legend...

Armamalai Cave – Jain temple with ancient paintings

The beautiful paintings of Armamalai Cave were brought to the knowledge of Western researchers comparatively recently - in the late 1960s - early 1970s. This...

Ankai-Tankai hill forts

There is not too much known about the early history of the impressive twin forts - Ankai-Tankai hill forts. Nowadays both wonderful table-top mountains serve...

Varaha Cave Temple

Mahabalipuram (ancient name – Mamallapuram) was flourishing port city of Pallava dynasty during the 7th – 9th centuries. In many respects Mamallapuram was the...