History

The Tower Of London, England

The Tower Of London, England

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London is a 900-year-old castle and fortress in central London that is notable for housing the crown jewels and for holding many famous and infamous prisoners. Its buildings and grounds served historical.....

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Book Of The Dead

Book Of The Dead

The “Book of the Dead” is an ancient Egyptian funerary text generally written on papyrus and used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around 1550 BCE) to around 50 BCE. It is actually the nickname of different magical spells, charms, numbers, passwords, and formulas written down by the anc.....

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The Olmec Heads, Mexico

The Olmec Heads, Mexico

The ‘Olmec Colossal Heads’ are stone representations of human heads sculpted from large basalt boulders. These heads are aptly named of the 17 uncovered in the region, the average weight is around 8 tons, standing three meters tall and four and a half meters circumference. Perhaps more than a.....

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Ggantija Temple, Malta

Ggantija Temple, Malta

“Ġgantija” (Maltese pronunciation: [dʒɡanˈtiːja], “Giantess”) is a megalithic temple complex from the Neolithic on the Mediterranean island of Gozo. The Ġgantija Temples exceed 5 meters in length and weigh over 50 tons. Certainly, these ancient structures represent a phenomenal cult.....

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Gobekli Tepe, Turkey

Gobekli Tepe, Turkey

“Göbekli Tepe” (Turkish: ɟœbecˈli teˈpe; Turkish for “Potbelly Hill”), which is actually a complex comprised of many temples, may have been the first temple in the world made by man. It is an archaeological site in the Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey approximately 12 km (7 mi).....

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Pyramids

Pyramids

A pyramid (from Greek: πυραμίς pyramís) is one of the most amazing and riveting structures of both ancient and modern history. It was a really difficult task for the architects to even think of such structures during that era. Pyramids have been built at various times in Egypt, Sudan, Eth.....

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Curse Of Mummy

Curse Of Mummy

The “Mummy’s Curse” first enjoyed worldwide acclaim after the 1922 discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, Egypt. Archeologist Howard Carter and his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon, had made the greatest discovery in the history of Egyptology  a fully.....

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The Three Kingdoms Of Ancient Egyptian History

The Three Kingdoms Of Ancient Egyptian History

The history of ancient Egypt occurred as a series of stable kingdoms, separated by periods of relative instability known as Intermediate Periods: the Old Kingdom of the Early Bronze Age, the Middle Kingdom of the Middle Bronze Age and the New Kingdom of the Late Bronze Age. Each kingdom has its o.....

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Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil

Ahsan Manzil is considered to be one of the most noteworthy architectural monuments in Bangladesh. This magnificent building is situated on the banks of the Buriganga River that flows beside Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Ahsan Manzil was previously the official palace of the Dhaka Nawab .....

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Sonargaon – the Golden City

Sonargaon – the Golden City

Sonargaon, or Golden City, was the eastern capital of Bengal at various times in history. It slipped into decline when Muslim rulers decided to move their capital to Dhaka in the 17th century, and is now little more than a couple of villages with a scattering of ruins. It was the capital of the a.....

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Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort

Lalbagh Fort is an incomplete Mughal palace fortress at Dhaka on the river Buriganga in the southwestern part of the old city. The river has now gone further south and flows at quite a distance from the fort. D’Oily’s painting (1809-11) shows that more than half of this east-west oblo.....

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Kantanagar Temple

Kantanagar Temple

Kantanagar Temple: It is near Dinajpur town was built by Maharaja Pran Nath of Dinajpur in 1752. It was originally a nava-ratna (nine-towered) temple, crowned with richly ornamented towers. Unfortunately, these ornate towers collapsed during an earthquake at the end of 19th century. In spite of t.....

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