2000-Year Old Pyramid and 30 Pre-Hispanic Burials Discovered in Veracruz – Mexico

2000-Year Old Pyramid and 30 Burials discovered in Veracruz – Mexico – 2013/07/12 In the news: A 2000-year old pyramid and 30 burials were discovered in Jaltipan in Veracruz, Mexico. The pyramid has a height of 12 m, depth of 60 m and a width of 25 m. It is the first stone-building found in … Continue reading 2000-Year Old Pyramid and 30 Pre-Hispanic Burials Discovered in Veracruz – Mexico

4000 years old pyramid destroyed in Peru – pyramid destruction

In the news: I thought I should share this before I publish my next post: A second time within a short period a archaeological site in America was damaged. Some developers destroyed a more than 4000 years old pyramid of the El Paraiso site near Lima in Peru. They used heavy machines to break down … Continue reading 4000 years old pyramid destroyed in Peru – pyramid destruction

Chactun – New discovery of a lost Maya city

Chactun –  New discovery of a lost Maya city – Amazing Temples and Pyramids – 2013/07/03 This is just a short post: After 1000 years hidden in the forest a new finding of a Maya site – named Chactun, was published by the Mexican institute for archaeology INAH 2 days ago. Chactun is located in … Continue reading Chactun – New discovery of a lost Maya city

Stonehenge – Circles of Stone

Amazing temples and pyramids – Stonehenge – Wiltshire – United Kingdom Stonehenge might be the most famous Neolithic temple in the world. This amazing monument attracts so many people every year that local authorities had to restrict the access to the site. It’s no longer possible to walk between the stones. Visitors have to watch the site from a path that … Continue reading Stonehenge – Circles of Stone

Frauenalb – Ruins of a Nunnery – Baden-Wuerttemberg – Germany

A legend that was put down in writing in 1566 tells us the story of Graf Berthold von Eberstein and Graf Albrecht von Zimmern, two german nobles. In the year 1134 Graf von Zimmern was hunting in the forests, where he had a horrifying encounter with a ghost. His hair color turned to white immediately!! Because of this event he promised … Continue reading Frauenalb – Ruins of a Nunnery – Baden-Wuerttemberg – Germany

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