Construction Methods in Ancient Taxila
The various levels of construction in the cities and monuments of Taxila from the oldest (bottom) to the latest (top...
Desert kites are constructions that consist of two long walls converging upon an enclosed space that has on its periphery...
The city of Jericho is remembered for the story in the Book of Joshua in the Bible regarding its destruction by the Israelites...
Fortification Gate, Butrint
A gate in the fortification walls of Butrint (modern Albania), 2nd century BCE. The lintel shows a lion devouring...
Part of the impressive 5th to 3rd century BCE fortifications of Selinus.
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
The ‘Roman Limes’ represents the border line of the Roman Empire at its greatest extent in the 2nd century...
Gilgamesh is the semi-mythic King of Uruk best known from The Epic of Gilgamesh (written c. 2150-1400 BCE) the great Sumerian/Babylonian...
Godin Tepe is, today, an archaeological site in the Kangavar valley of Luristan, in western central Iran. The name means "hill...
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a barrier fortification in northern China running west-to-east 13,171 miles (21,196 km) from...
Hadrian’s Wall (known in antiquity as the Vallum Hadriani or the Vallum Aelian) is a defensive frontier work...