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Alacahöyük (Turkey) or Alaca Höyük (sometimes also spelt as Alacahüyük, Euyuk, or Evuk) is the site of a Neolithic and Hittite settlement and is an important archaeological site. It is northeast of Boğazkale (formerly and more familiarly Boğazköy), where the ancient capital city Hattusa of the Hittite Empire was situated. Its Hittite name is unknown: connections with Arinna, Tawiniya, and Zippalanda have all been suggested.

Alacahöyük (Turkey) or Alaca Höyük (sometimes also spelt as Alacahüyük, Euyuk, or Evuk) is the site of a Neolithic and Hittite settlement and is an important archaeological site. It is northeast of Boğazkale (formerly and more familiarly Boğazköy), where the ancient capital city Hattusa of the Hittite Empire was situated. Its Hittite name is unknown: connections with Arinna, Tawiniya, and Zippalanda have all been suggested.

Red Jaguar throne inside interior temple of the Pyramid Of Kukulkan "El Castillo", Chichén Itzá. Frank and I were very lucky to have seen this.

Red Jaguar throne inside interior temple of the Pyramid Of Kukulkan "El Castillo", Chichén Itzá. Frank and I were very lucky to have seen this.

Pompeii: Cave Canem - At the House of the Tragic Poet

What 250 Years of Excavation Have Taught Us About Pompeii

A warning in Latin (Cave canem 'Beware the dog') to visitors stood just inside the entry to the House of the Tragic Poet in Pompeii.

MUESTRAN MURALES PREHISPÁNICOS DE CHOLULA - YouTube

MUESTRAN MURALES PREHISPÁNICOS DE CHOLULA - YouTube

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A map of the best contemporary landscape architecture projects from around the world.

Palenque Ruins.

Palenque: Maya City of Temples

The ruins in Chiapas, Mexico, hold intricate reliefs that tell much about Maya history.

RANI_KI_VAV_(76) Victoria Lautman, une journaliste américaine, a parcouru l’Inde pendant de nombreuses années. Lors de son premier voyage, elle a eu la chance de découvrir une architecture souterraine bien méconnue : les réservoirs en escaliers.

Voués à disparaître, admirez une dernière fois ces magnifiques édifices souterrains construits il y a 2 000 ans

The excavation of a 4,000-year-old temple in northern Peru reveals an ancient mural in red and white.

* The excavation of a temple in northern Peru reveals an ancient mural in red and white. * "These murals that could be the oldest in the Americas," told Walter Alva

The precolombian pyramids of Teotihuacan, Mexico - This is worth doing, on my "do it again" list ~mermaid

The precolombian pyramids of Teotihuacan country : Mexico place : north-east of Mexico City by darlene

The head of the sacrificial victim (presumably, the losing player) is held in one hand of someone presumed to be a winning player. Blood spurts out from the head and the trunk, where it appears as serpents. The winner's other hand holds the sacrificial flint knife. His knees have protective pads. Twitter @ChicheItzaBob

The head of the sacrificial victim (presumably, the losing player) is held in one hand of someone presumed to be a winning player. Blood spurts out from the head and the trunk, where it appears as serpents. The winner's other hand holds the sacrificial flint knife. His knees have protective pads. Twitter @ChicheItzaBob

TEQUILA TRAIL ATTRACTED 20% MORE VISITORS

Mexico: Tequila Trail Reported More Visitors

Figure 2. Photograph of standing figure with Kan Bahlam (Snake Jaguar) in headdress, possibly naming the early Palenque ruler who reigned until 583 AD. INAH photo.

Palenque is a rich Maya archaeological site located in the present day Mexican state of Chiapas . It is smaller than other Mayan ruins sites yet extremley rich and well worth the extra effort to visit - so says all things Maya expert Chichen Itza Bob

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