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Tell Schech Hamad, ancient Dur-Katlimmu, is situated in Northeast Syria at the Khabur river. It has a long settlement history, and was an especially important city during the Neo-Assyrian empire in the 1st millennium BC. During excavations, a large structure, the so-called “Red House”, was uncovered at the centre of the lower city. It was built and utilised during the Neo-Babylonian Period (626–539 BC), and eventually destroyed by fire.

Tell Schech Hamad, ancient Dur-Katlimmu, is situated in Northeast Syria at the Khabur river. It has a long settlement history, and was an especially important city during the Neo-Assyrian empire in the 1st millennium BC. During excavations, a large structure, the so-called “Red House”, was uncovered at the centre of the lower city. It was built and utilised during the Neo-Babylonian Period (626–539 BC), and eventually destroyed by fire.

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Plan Of Persepolis Terrace – Photo Map Plan of the terrace of Persepolis showing structures that had been excavated and recorded by the end of Persepolis Expedition of the Oriental Institute work at the site.

La Villa Romana de La Olmeda es un excepcional testimonio de nuestro pasado romano que está situado en Pedrosa de la Vega (junto a Saldaña, Palencia) y que desde aquí os animamos a visitar. Reconstrucción de la villa de la La Olmeda, realizada por la empresa Balawat para la Diputación de Palencia

La Villa Romana de La Olmeda es un excepcional testimonio de nuestro pasado romano que está situado en Pedrosa de la Vega (junto a Saldaña, Palencia) y que desde aquí os animamos a visitar. Reconstrucción de la villa de la La Olmeda, realizada por la empresa Balawat para la Diputación de Palencia

Persepolis: buildings 1 Apadana 2 Treasury 3 Darius' palace 4 Xerxes' gate 5 Stairway 6 Xerxes' palace 7 Harem 8 Hall of hundred columns 9 Hall of 32 columns 10 Tomb of Artaxerxes III 11 Unfinished gate (http://www.livius.org/pen-pg/persepolis/persepolis.html)

essay on persepolis Persepolis (Parsa)

NAME: Palace at Persepolis,  LOCATION: Persepolis (modern Iran),  DATE: 518-460 BCE (Ancient Mesopotamia),  CULTURE: Persians,  FUNCTION: palace,  MATERIALS: stone, wooden beams, tapestries,  TECHNIQUES: Apadana (audience hall), apadana reliefs depict figures walking up ramps, Hall of a Hundred columns, hypostyle halls, polychrome, columns capped with wood for further intercolumniation,  NOTABLE:  Darius started, Xerxes finished, Gate of All Nations borrowed from conquered cultures…

NAME: Palace at Persepolis, LOCATION: Persepolis (modern Iran), DATE: 518-460 BCE (Ancient Mesopotamia), CULTURE: Persians, FUNCTION: palace, MATERIALS: stone, wooden beams, tapestries, TECHNIQUES: Apadana (audience hall), apadana reliefs depict figures walking up ramps, Hall of a Hundred columns, hypostyle halls, polychrome, columns capped with wood for further intercolumniation, NOTABLE: Darius started, Xerxes finished, Gate of All Nations borrowed from conquered cultures…

Cutaway picture of a Viking house:

Cutaway picture of a Viking house. Previous pinner wrote: The door is in the wrong place, for a typical Viking longhouse the door should be off centre on one of the long walls.

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Jamestown Project- The Jamestown Settlement was the first successful permanent American Colony.

Cross section of an Etruscan tomb. "Ipotesi ricostruttiva di una tomba a tumulo di Tarquinia"

Cross section of an Etruscan Tumulus in Tarquinia

Celts were famous for their skill in working with metals and most villages had their own smelters and ironsmiths

==[TASK]== Differentiating Britons and Gauls

Puerta de Ishtar en Babilonia. Judíos exiliados, después de la primera destrucción de Jerusalén por Nabucodonosor en 586 a.C, entran en la ciudad.    Ishtar Gate in Babylon. Jewish Exiles Enter the City. 586 BC

Ishtar Gate in Babylon: Jewish exiles enter the city;

The early history of Babylon is shrouded in mystery. First mentioned in the Bible is the record of Genesis 10:8-10 which names Nimrod, the grandson of Ham, as the founder of the city in the dim prehistoric past. Its name was derived from a later experience revealed in Genesis 11 where the inhabitants of the land of Shinar, the southern portion of Mesopotamia... The Rise And Fall Of Babylon https://whatshotn.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/the-rise-and-fall-of-babylon/

The Rise And Fall Of Babylon

The city of babylon map 12 key facts and legends about the Hanging .

Carthago (near Tunis, Tunisia)

Carthago (near Tunis, Tunisia)

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Uxellodunum : tout est perdu fors l’honneur !

Uxellodunum : tout est perdu fors l’honneur !

This drawing depicts a reconstruction of the palace of Xerxes at Persepolis.  It reveals how scholars believe the palace looked when Xerxes lived there (in the late fifth century, BC).    Drawing online, courtesy PersianEmpire.info

Ancient - The History of Egypt From Hall of Xerxes

Classical Architecture - Greek and Roman

Classical Architecture - Greek and Roman

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