The Pyramid of the Sun, located in Teotihuacan, is in danger of collapse due to dry conditions on the south side of the ancient structure. Instead they found a problem: the density of the earth in the pyramid is at least 20 per cent lower on one side than the other.
New research indicats that climate change led to the demise of the Harappan civilization which one spread across India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh 5,200 years ago. Initially, the monsoon-drenched rivers the researchers identified were prone to devastating floods. Over time, monsoons weakened, enabling agriculture and civilization to flourish along flood-fed riverbanks
A frescoed wall in Pompeii has collapsed prompting further discussions about the importance of preserving the ancient city. The special archeological superintendent for Naples and Pompeii confirmed the collapse of the red frescoed wall next to an unidentified villa in an area already closed to the public. The collapse was particularly embarrassing
A pillar has collapsed at the ancient House of Loreius Tiburtinus in Pompeii. The House of Loreius Tiburtinus is famous for its extensive gardens and outdoor ornamentation, in particular its Euripi, fountains that feature many frescoes and statuettes. The frescoes portray the myths of Narcissus on one side of the fountain