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Monte d'Accoddi

Monte d'Accoddi
Chronological Year: 
-4000 BCE/CE

Possibly an open-air temple, ziggurat, or a step pyramid, mastaba. A trapezoidal platform on an artificial mound, reached by a sloped causeway. New radiocarbon dating (2011) allow us to date the building of the first monument to 4000–3650 BC, the second shrine dating to 3500–3000 BC.

Saint-Michel tumulus

Saint-Michel tumulus
Chronological Year: 
-4500 BCE/CE

The Saint Michel Tumulus is a megalithic grave mound, located east of Carnac in Brittany, France. The tumulus was built during the fifth millennium BC.

The Saint-Michel tumulus consists of a mound of earth and stones 125 meters long, 50 meters wide and 10 meters high. Explored in 1862, researchers found there a central vault containing a fairly prestigious funerary furniture : axes, pearls, flint tools and sillimanite.

Tumulus of Bougon

Tumulus of Bougon in France
Chronological Year: 
-4800 BCE/CE

The Tumulus of Bougon or Necropolis of Bougon is a group of five Neolithic barrows located in Bougon near La-Mothe-Saint-Héray, between Exoudon and Pamproux in Poitou-Charentes, France. Their discovery in 1840 raised great scientific interest.

 

Barnenez

Cairn of Barnenez
Chronological Year: 
-4850 BCE/CE

The Cairn of Barnenez is a Neolithic monument located near Plouezoc'h, in northern Finistère, France. It dates to the early Neolithic Period, about 4800 BC; it is considered one of the earliest megalithic monuments in Europe, as well as one of the oldest man-made structures in the world.

 

Via Gallica

View of the Roman road Via Gallica.
Chronological Year: 
370 BCE/CE

The Via Gallica was an ancient road of northern Italy which connected the Roman municipia of the Pianura Padana. It started from the Via Postumia next to Verona, and connected Brescia (Brixia), Bergamo (Bergamum) and Milan (Mediolanum), passing near Lake Garda.

In the first section of the road in Verona, existed a Christian necropolis, on which later the Abbey and the Basilica of San Zeno were erected.

Syracuse

Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse
Chronological Year: 
-734 BCE/CE

Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse. The city is notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheatres, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineer Archimedes. This 2,700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world. 

Aquincum

Aquincum was an ancient city, situated in Pannonia province within the Roman Empire
Chronological Year: 
41 BCE/CE

Aquincum was an ancient city, situated on the northeastern borders of the Pannonia province within the Roman Empire. The ruins of the city can be found today in Budapest, Hungary. It is believed that Marcus Aurelius may have written at least part of his book Meditations at Aquincum.

Potala Palace

View of the Potala Palace.
Chronological Year: 
1645 BCE/CE

The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, is the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Chinese invasion of Tibet. It is now a museum and World Heritage Site.

Teotihuacan

View of Teotihuacan an ancient Mesoamerican city
Chronological Year: 
-100 BCE/CE

Teotihuacan was an ancient Mesoamerican city located in a sub valley of the Valley of Mexico, located in the State of Mexico 30 miles (48 km) northeast of modern-day Mexico City, known today as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas.

At its zenith, perhaps in the first half of the 1st millennium AD, Teotihuacan was the largest city in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a population estimated at 125,000 or more, making it at least the sixth largest city in the world during its epoch.

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