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  1. Advanced Ancient Architecture of Puma Punku Site is Fully Recreated With 3D Printing

    ... sites that have fallen apart in time, such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, or that have been the victim of recent destruction, such as Palmyra ...

    ancient-origins - 19/12/2018 - 13:52

  2. Beautiful Dynastic Artistry Shaped the Face of Modern India

    Centuries removed from the prehistoric Indus Valley Region, the Mauryan and Kushan dynasties are among the most significant cultural and artistic regimes in Indian history. The prominence of the Mauryan's longest leader, and the interactions of the Kushan with their Persian, Chinese, and Greek neighbors creates distinctive visual narratives that have shaped the culture of India as it is today.

    Riley Winters - 29/05/2017 - 02:05

  3. Ten Amazing Cities from the Ancient World

    ... Angkor Wat, the largest ancient city of all time (Cambodia, 1100 AD) Deep into northwest Cambodia is the capital of the ancient Khmer Empire, a great site dedicated to ...

    aprilholloway - 21/09/2014 - 14:06

  4. The mysterious civilization of the Olmecs

    ... like the colossal heads of Jayavarman VII at Angkor Thom in Cambodia. Colossal stone head of the Olmecs. Source: BigStockPhoto ...

    dhwty - 07/01/2015 - 11:29

  5. The Serpent Priestesses and Ancient Sexual Rites

    ... Sumerian sculpture. Public Domain From Sumer to Cambodia Kings enacted a ritual visitation with a Goddess (in many countries ...

    Katrina Sisowath - 23/12/2014 - 22:07

  6. Majesty of ancient Egypt brought to life in spectacular detail

    ... Google has previously mapped the temple of Angkor Wat , Cambodia, and the Taj Mahal in India as well as the Great Barrier Reef. ...

    aprilholloway - 12/09/2014 - 02:46

  7. The Forgotten Stepwells: Thousands of Masterpieces in Engineering, Architecture and Craftsmanship Provide a Window into India’s Past

    Stepwells are magnificent architectural structures found in India that tapped into underground water tables, providing a year-round water supply. Thousands of the engineering masterpieces are dotted around the country, many containing ornate and intricate carvings depicting Hindu scenes. While many are now dilapidated and in a state of disrepair, others remain as visually stunning windows into India’s glorious past.

    dhwty - 12/02/2017 - 19:33

  8. Incredible Megaliths of India: Star Maps and Headless Goddesses – Part I

    That India has many thousands of megaliths is something that deserves to be more widely known. These monuments include Menhirs (tall standing stones), alignments, avenues, stone circles, cysts, dolmens, barrows, rock cut chambers and more. Professor KP Rao, Professor of History at University of Hyderabad is the great authority on these monuments and he estimates there to be several thousand sites, each individual one of these containing 10 to 50 stones and some complexes have as many as 2000 to 3000 stones.

    Chris Morgan - 13/06/2016 - 03:45

  9. The Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple: Secret Cellars Create the Richest Hindu Temple in India

    ... Temple? Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism Startling Similarity ...

    dhwty - 30/07/2018 - 21:17

  10. The Axis Mundi: Sacred Sites Where Heaven Meets Earth

    ... be represented in a man-made one. The famous Angkor Wat in Cambodia, for instance, was designed by the Khmers to symbolize Mount Meru. ...

    dhwty - 19/01/2018 - 22:52

  11. World History and Bosnian Pyramids

    ... Islands, Tahiti, Australia, Amazon, Crete, South Africa, Cambodia, Italy or Indonesia. Oldest Chinese and Egyptian pyramids are much ...

    samosmanagich - 16/03/2013 - 18:47

  12. Lost Treasure: The Search for the Great Golden Bell of Dhammazedi

    The Great Bell of Dhammazedi is claimed to be the biggest bell in the world. The creation of this bell was ordered by a 15th century king of the Hanthawaddy Kingdom (a state occupying part of modern day Burma / Myanmar) by the name of Dhammazedi.

    dhwty - 14/05/2016 - 14:41

  13. The Extensive and Sometimes Mythical History of the Chola Empire

    The Chola Empire was a southern Indian state that existed from around the middle of the 9th century AD until the 13th century AD. Although the Chola Empire was founded during the 9th century AD, the Chola Dynasty is said to have been in existence for a much longer period in time.

    dhwty - 29/03/2016 - 03:49

  14. Amazing Reconstruction Shows Daily Life Around Angkor Wat in Remarkable and Beautiful Detail

    ... ambient sound there, a mission that has become very hard as Cambodia keeps developing modern technology such as cell phones, motorcycles ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 01/05/2017 - 22:50

  15. The Exceptional Kokino Observatory – Ancient Megalithic Site, Holy Mountain

    At the dawn of the 21st century, at a place called Tatic's Stone, near the village of Kokino, in the Republic of Macedonia, archaeologists discovered an exceptional prehistoric megalithic site which dates back to the Bronze Age. It was built on a mountain top at 1013 meters (3323 feet) above sea level, right upon a neo-volcanic plate made of craggy andesite rocks.

    Vladimir S - 04/10/2015 - 03:48

  16. Krishnadevaraya: The Kingly Diplomat, Patron of the Arts and a Military Force

    Krishnadevaraya ruled ancient India’s Vijayanagara Empire for only about two decades, however his power, skills, and personality were made known in that short amount of time and so it seemed much longer. His military campaigns expanded the empire and made it a seat of power, his artistic and architectural interests withstood the passing of time and influenced others, and his diplomatic skills had an impact on how the Portuguese viewed and interacted with the subcontinent.

    dhwty - 29/06/2018 - 01:59

  17. The Jagannath Temple in India: Home to a Trio of Deities and Numerous Religious Festivals

    ... Rites Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism Startling Similarity ...

    dhwty - 27/03/2016 - 04:04

  18. Ashoka the Great: From Cruel King to Benevolent Buddhist

    The emperor Ashoka is considered to be one of India’s greatest monarchs, and was the third ruler of the Mauryan Empire. Whilst Ashoka’s conquests pale in comparison to his illustrious grandfather’s, he is widely remembered as a Buddhist ruler, and it was his contributions to Buddhism and morality that made him such a renowned figure in Indian history.

    dhwty - 21/10/2015 - 03:54

  19. Tracing the origins of the Serpent Cult

    ... and continuing the siege of the Naga King’s capital. In Cambodia, it was Soma, the daughter of King Naga, who was captured by the ...

    Katrina Sisowath - 03/12/2014 - 11:14

  20. Malevolent Phantoms, Corpse Brides, and Ancestor Spirits: The Ancient Belief in Ghosts – PART I

    ... of a ghost walking through the ruins of Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Source: Dreamstime. By: Liz Leafloor References ...

    lizleafloor - 16/10/2015 - 00:56

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