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4,200-Year-Old Egyptian Temple Discovered to Have Remarkably Well Preserved Artwork

Scattered throughout modern Egypt are many ancient temples which are famous for their splendor and historical significance. The perfect example of one of these breathtaking displays of luxury is the Temple of Hathor. Built around 2250 BC, the artwork that runs throughout the building is remarkably well kept, despite being thousands and thousands of years...
ceiling of chaharbagh school in isfahan, iran
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Photographer documents the architectural details of ceilings in Iran

An instagram photographer is taking viewers on a visual journey through the history of iranian architecture and design. m1rasoulifard captures the structural and artistic intricacies of Iran’s most significant places of worship and cultural complexes, from the jāmeh mosque — one of the oldest still standing in the country — to the Chaharbagh school, both in the city of Isfahan. As...
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Discovering India’s ancient stepwells

Discovering India’s ancient stepwells Victoria Lautman’s travels sound like something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. Armed with a humble little point-and-shoot camera (“Well, I’m sliding in horrible pits, I need to be able to hold it in my teeth”) the Chicago-based adventure-journalist travels across India hunting for ancient, unexplored ruins. Lautman’s favorite pastime,...
Two finely carved female figures called Caryatids have been unearthed inside the mysterious tomb-in Amphipolis, which dates from the time of Alexander the Great.
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Female Sculptures Guard Amphipolis Tomb in Greece

Female Sculptures Guard Amphipolis Tomb in Greece Greek archaeologists made another amazing find on Saturday as they unearthed two finely sculpted Caryatids — female sculptures — inside a mysterious tomb from the time of Alexander the Great, in Amphipolis, about 65 miles from Thessaloniki. Carved from marble with traces of blue-and-red paint, the Caryatids were found...

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