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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

Royal baths found in central Anatolia

A royal bath used by the Seljuk sultans 1,000 years ago has been found in Turkey. A bath used by the Seljuk sultans has been uncovered in a castle on Takkeli Mountain in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, which was once the capital of the Anatolian Seljuk state and is

Tunnel discovered at Teotihuacan’s Pyramid of the Moon

A tunnel from Teotihuacan’s Pyramid of the Moon to the center of the plaza in front of the structure has been found in Mexico City. Archaeologists at Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins have found evidence that the city's builders dug a tunnel beneath the Pyramid of the Moon and researchers said one of

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

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