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jardins suspendu de Babylone (irak) Babylone est une ville antique de mesopotamie situe en irak a environs 100 km au sud de bagdad

Seven Wonders of the World ~ Babylon Hanging Gardens. There are so many depictions of what it once was, but I wish I could have seen it for myself.

KIng George I of England, Elector of Hanover and husband of Sophia Dorothea.  http://georgianromancewriter.blogspot.co.uk/

George I (George Louis; 28 May 1660 – 11 June was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 until his death, and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) in the Holy Roman Empire from

This abandoned island castle was considered cursed by the Native Americans, considering its unlucky history, they might have been right..

This abandoned island castle was considered cursed by the Native Americans, considering its unlucky history, they might have been right. What's up with that creepy face

The Ancient Roman Temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, Lebanon, ca. 150 AD. The temple was commissioned by Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, and is considered one of the best preserved Roman temples in the world.

ancientart: The Ancient Roman Temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, Lebanon, ca. The temple was commissioned by Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius, and is considered one of the best preserved Roman temples in the world. Courtesy taken by Dominik Tefert

Al-Ukhaidhir fortress, 40 km South west of Karbala. It is a large, rectangular fortress erected in 778 AD with a unique defensive style. Constructed by the Abbasid caliph's As-Saffah's nephew Isa ibn Musa, Ukhaidir represents architectural innovation in the structures of its courtyards, residences and mosque. Excavations at Ukhaidir were conducted in the late 19th century by Gertrude Bell. Ukhaider was an important stop on regional trade routes, similar to Atshan and Mujdah.

“ Al-Ukhadher Palace in Karbalaa desert. it locates about 40 Km to the south west of Karbalaa. it said to be built by the prince Isa bin Moses from the Abbasid family who lived there around.

The original nymphaeum of the house of the large fountain in Pompeii. Just as beautiful as the replica at the Getty Villa.

The original nymphaeum of the house of the large fountain in Pompeii. Just as beautiful as the replica at the Getty Villa.

Plan of the House of Pansa, Pompeii - notice the axial plan. This house was for wealthier citizens, occupying almost an entire city block.

Plan of the House of Pansa, in Pompeii. The Ionic capitals of the porticoed garden date the dwelling 140 to 120 BCE

JOYERÍA DEL CERCANO ORIENTE EN LA ANTIGÜEDAD

Lapis lazuli necklace with gold pendants from Ur, Iraq, Sumerian civilization B.) How about recycling this design with paper beads & dried or skeleton leaves

Human headed lions, Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar. The early city (and subsequent buildings) were constructed on a fault line and, consequently, suffered damage from a number of earthquakes.

Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar.

Warriors from Emperor Qin's Terracotta Army.So I was told u cant photograph these so Im happy to have found this pic!

Warriors from Emperor Qin's Terracotta Army.So I was told u cant photograph…

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