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Hellenistic temple found in Jordan

A Hellenistic temple has been found in Umm Qais, 75 miles north of Amman. The temple dates from the Hellenistic era (332 BC to 63 BC) and was later reused during the Roman, Byzantine and Islamic eras, Sheyyab said. The temple, built following the Greek architectural design of “Distyle in Antis”, consists

Ball court found in Mexico City

The foundations of an Aztec temple and a ceremonial ball court have been unearthed in Mexico City. he remains of a major Aztec temple and a ceremonial ball court have been discovered in downtown Mexico City, shedding new light on the sacred spaces of the metropolis that Spanish conquerors overran five

Ancient temple site discovered in China

The site of a famous temple dating back to the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317 - 420 A.D.) has been found in southwest China. Archaeologists unearthed more than 1,000 tablets inscribed with Buddhist scriptures and over 500 pieces of stone sculpture as well as glazed tiles with inscriptions. "We have only excavated a

Roman temple found during radar survey in Italy

A huge Roman temple has been found at Falerii Novi, 30 miles north of Rome, using radar technology. A Roman temple the size of St Paul’s Cathedral has been found by a Cambridge University-led team in central Italy. The building, which was colonnaded on three sides, occupied a site 120m long and

Mithras temple dedicated found on Corsica

A temple dedicated to the Indo-Iranian god Mithras has been found on the island of Corsica. A sanctuary dedicated to the god of an ancient and mysterious religion known as Mithraism has been discovered on the French island of Corsica for the first time. The structure was erected in the Roman

Wind god temple found in Mexico City

A temple to the god of wind, Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl, has been uncovered at a construction site in Mexico City. Archaeologists working in Mexico City have uncovered a circular temple built more than 650 years ago to worship a god of wind. It was excavated at a site discovered two years ago when a

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