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Sigiriya – The Lion Rock

Sigiriya is an archaeological site and ancient city, located in the Matale District in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.

Meroë – The Capital of the Kingdom of Kush

Meroë, also called Medewi is an archaeological region and the ancient capital city of the Nubian Kingdom of Kush, located on the east-bank of the River Nile in Sudan.

Londinium – Roman London

Londinium is the name given to the Roman city, now occupied by the City of London that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district of London.

Aquae Sulis – Roman Bath

Aquae Sulis, meaning "the waters of Sulis" was a Roman town in the province of Britannia, located in the modern-day city of Bath in England.

The Kingdom of Qatna

Qatna, also called Katna is an archaeological site located near the village of al-Mishrifeh in the Homs Governorate of Syria.

The Archaeology of Space

Rather than looking down, the future of archaeology may one day look up to the stars.

The Real Assassin’s Creed

The word “Assassin” is a term that has been used to describe a fedayeen group within the Nizari Ismailis State that formed when followers of Nizarism split within Ismailism, a branch of Shia Islam.

King Henry VIII’s Nonsuch Palace

Nonsuch Palace was one of Henry VIII’s largest building projects during his reign, built as a celebration of Henry’s power and grandeur, it was meant to rival that of the French King Francis I’s Château de Chambord.

Merv the Great – The city of Several Cities

Merv, also known by many names such as Alexandria, Antiochia in Margiana and Marv-i-Shahijan or “Merv the Great” was an ancient city located in present Turkmenistan.

The ancient volcano that’s 81 miles from London

Just 81 miles from London is the Village of Warboys in the Huntingdonshire district of Cambridgeshire whose history dates back from the Iron Age. The geological history, however, goes back over 300 million years to a period when Warboys was the epicentre of volcanic activity.

Cahokia – North America’s First City

Cahokia was the largest urban settlement to develop from the Mississippian culture, a mound-building pre-Columbian civilisation that developed in the Midwestern, Eastern, and South-eastern United States.

Carthage – Capital of the Carthaginian Empire

Carthage was the capital of the Carthaginian Empire, located on the eastern side of Lake Tunis in Tunisia.