The so-called Greek Pyramids, also called the Pyramids of Argolis, are several frusta or truncated pyramidal shaped structures and “blockhouses”, located on the eastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula in present-day Greece.
On the small island of Isla del Caño and the Diquís Delta in Costa Rica are over 300 stone Petrospheres often referred to as the Diquís Spheres, that have been attributed to the now extinct Diquís culture.
Siq al-Barid, also called ‘Little Petra’ is a Nabataean site in the Ma'an Governorate of Jordan that features rock cut tombs, stone-built architecture, and a complex system of hydrological engineering.
Por-Bazhyn, meaning "Clay House" in the Tuvan language are the remains of an adobe monastery or a fortified palace, that was built on a small island in Lake Tere-Khol, located in the Sengelen mountains of southern Siberia, Russia.
The Moundville Archaeological Site is an ancient tribal centre of the Mississippian culture, that built a large settlement comprising of raised mounds in the present-day state of Alabama near the banks of the Black Warrior River, in the United States.
The Etowah Mounds is an ancient tribal centre of the South Appalachian Mississippian culture, that built a large settlement comprising of raised mounds located on the shore of the Etowah River, in the present Bartow County, Georgia, of the United States.
The Kincaid Mounds is an ancient tribal centre of the Mississippian culture that built a large settlement comprising of raised mounds, in the present-day state of Illinois near the banks of the Ohio River, in the United States.
Sungbo’s Eredo is one of the largest man-made monuments in Africa, consisting of a giant system of ditches and embankments that surrounds the entire ljebu Kingdom in the rain forests of south-western Nigeria.
The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape attributed to the late Iron Age of Southeast Asia from 500 BC to AD 500, consisting of thousands of large stone jars placed on hills within the central plain of the Xiangkhoang Plateau in Laos.
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In a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, researchers examined a collection of baboon mummies from the ancient Egyptian site of Gabbanat el-Qurud, the so-called Valley of the Monkeys on the west bank of Luxor.
The field of archaeology has been continuously evolving in 2023, making significant strides in uncovering new historical findings, preserving cultural heritage, and employing innovative technologies to study the past.
Throughout the history of the Roman Empire, countless legions were raised and disbanded, but one legion endured the entirety, remaining in service to the Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire, and marching on into the Middle Ages - The Legio V Macedonica.