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Interesting Archeological Excavations

Interesting Archeological Excavations

Merv:

It is in Modern Turkmenistan. Existed back to 3rd millennium BC. Achaemenid Empire changed name of city Merv to Margu. “Cyris the great” of Persia changed name back to Merv. When Alexander the great conquered the Persian empire and changed name again and it was to Alexandria. In 220 – 553 AD Zoroastrianism, Buddhism and Christianism grown in Merv. In 6 to 11 AD east Syrian empire conquered Merv. Then converted to Islam and nothing left there . UNESCO have now declared it as a World heritage site.

Changhai Mountain Temple :

At the Roof Changai Mountain. Royal temple of 800 years old in the middle of Jin Dynasty, in 1115-1234. Oldest temple royal family ever used. This temple used for mountain worship ceremony.

Karahan Pepe :

Oldest and most mysterious sites in the world . Near Turkey and Syria border. . Now here remains huge monuments. There lived original hunter gatheres. Gobekli Pepe and Karahan Pepe are only 30 miles apart. It was 1400 years before invention of agriculture

Ancient Synagogue :

Along the sea of Galilee in Israel the Ancient Synagogue found. Daily Jewish worship kept here even under Roman rule. Second temple 0f Jerusalem destroyed in 70 AD by Romans. But Jewish practices kept here in this synagogue. And Few 100 feet away another one had discovered in 2009 by Department of Archeology of Israeli Antiquity . All streets , A ruined market place , the remains of an industrial facility , and traditional Jewish bath found here.

Superhenge :

2 Miles from stone henge in England Neolithic landscape found Superhenge. These are Ceremonial plazas and ritual centers. Nobody knows when this stone where put . May have been toppled by accident or purposefully. 4500 years ago stone henge was only significant arrangement of field . There are tons of there. Many of which are significantly larger.

Ancient Buddha Temple :

It is the Buddha structure in Pakistan. It is of Mauryan period from 3rd century BC. After 100 years from foundation major restructuring occurred. Alexander the great and the King Menander of 200 AD entered the temple . In 400 AD this temple used for worship.

Kushan’s city Bazira :

Ancient Bazira, in Pakistan also known as the city of Alexander the Great was established after the destruction of the lower city in the third century by a catastrophic earthquake. Indo Greek traders had came here after Alexander .People supported Buddhism.

Mayan’s City – Xchoch :

Mayan period was giant period. Mayan architecture used cave system to survive civilizations. Cities had Reservoirs, Cisterns, underground water table, endless supply of fresh water. Found artifacts, potteries etc. Insane number of bodies showing Mayan worships of rain Gods. This city abandoned in 300 AD.

Plain of Jars in Modern Laos :

Large grave sand stone structures found in modern Laos . Founded Brocken burial jars, many of them above 2000 years old. Seemingly disbursed random throughout field and of sandstone.

Chinese Mountain Pass :

It is a mountain pass at the Shanghai province of great wall of China. Used to block nomads from North keeping from invading best natural defensive positions in the world. The pass named as Yanmen pass . Yanmen pass also translates to Wild goose gate.Giant Wild Goose Pagoda or Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Chinese: 大雁塔; pinyin: Dàyàn tǎ, literally “big swan goose pagoda”), is a monumental Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi’an, Shaanxi, China.The Pagoda was built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). In 1368-1644 Ming Dynasty used this pass a major part . Trenches, fortresses, and beacon towers were built here. It’s a best preserved part of great wall of China. A section of 15000 feet/4572M length with 30FT tall wall.

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