Tomb of Darius l the Great, reign 521-486 BCE. The Achaemenid dynasty or  the Persian Empire (not the same lineage as Islamic Persia) extended from Egypt in the west to the Indus River in the east. The Royal Road connected 111 stations to each other. The major satrapies or provinces of his Empire were connected to the center at Persepolis, in the Fars Province of present-day Iran.

Tomb of Darius l the Great, reign BCE. The Achaemenid dynasty or the Persian Empire (not the same lineage as Islamic Persia) extended from Egypt in the west to the Indus River in the east. The Royal Road connected 111 stations to each other.

saudi arabia ancient sites

saudi arabia ancient sites An ancient archaeological site in Saudi Arabia. Photo - World Archaeology. This is strange - why would they do this?

25,000 Year Old Buildings Found In Russia | Beyond Science

Year Old Buildings Found In Russia? The Mysterious Dolmens And Megaliths Of The Caucasus

Newly Found Megalithic Ruins In Russia, Largest Blocks Of Stone Ever Fuck yeah!

Newly Found Megalithic ruins in Russian Megalthic Ruins in Russia Contain the Largest Blocks of Stone Ever Discovered

mada'in saleh | Mada'in Saleh - Al-Hijr, La Petra de Arabia Saudi

Dating back to the second century BC, the Nabataean archaeological site, also known as Madain Saleh, has long been hidden from foreign visitors in this ultra-conservative kingdom that rarely opens up to tourists.

The mystery of Puma Punku, drilled and precisely cut stones, ancient beyond belief.

Brainstorm Thursday Topic: Advanced masonry at Puma Punku What could possibly require the master masons to create such fine workmanship displayed in.

Vitcos Peru: Last Refuge Of The Inca Built Around More Ancient Megaliths - there was a more advanced civilization before the Inca

Vitcos archaeological site in the Cusco Region , Peru, believed to have been used by ruler in exile Manco Inca during the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire.

25,000 Year Old Buildings Found In Russia | Beyond Science

Dolmens of North Caucasus Year Old Buildings Found In Russia? The Mysterious Dolmens And Megaliths Of The Caucasus

Barnenez Cairn, Finistere, FranceIt dates to the early Neolithic, about 4800 BC; it is considered one of the earliest megalithic monuments in Europe, as well as the oldest building in the world.

Barnenez Cairn, Finistere, France - dates to the early Neolithic, about 4800 BC; it is considered one of the earliest megalithic monuments in Europe, as well as the oldest building in the world.

Yangshan Quarry.. Nanjing, China

Gigantic unfinished stele abandoned in an ancient Chinese quarry could provide the answer to the question how other megalithic stone blocks were made in other parts of the world…

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