Andrzej Skrodzki

Andrzej Skrodzki

Andrzej Skrodzki
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Aquila_Romana_Aquilifer_Amiternum_Chieti.JPG (1652×1915)

Roman Eagle found during excavations in 2014 at Amiternum (Italy).

Monte Alban Archaeological Site open 8 t0 5 seven days

Monte Alban Archaeological Site in Oaxaca City, Mexico has two preserved ball courts easily viewed by vistors. Monte Alban is a sprawling archaeological site with the two ballcourts near the top of the hill amid the stone temple buildings.

The Mayan ceremonial complex of Tulum by Juan Monsivais

The Mayan ceremonial complex of Tulum by Juan Monsivais

They seemed to be several hundred years old except for one particular sample taken from the Kongpo structure in Tibet (in the vicinity of Lhasa). This one was in fact much older. Why did possible knowledge of the mysterious tall star-shaped structures disappear? Built mostly of the cut-stone and timber, the Tibetan towers have some unusual characteristics. Some over forty of them have eight points and some others have twelve which is yet another mystery of them.

What was the purpose of building these strange Tibetan towers? They are commonly referred to as Tibetan or Qiang Towers, after the Qiang ethnic group.