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Poarta stelara din Irak si misterul planetei Nibiru

Poarta stelara din Irak si misterul planetei Nibiru Existenţa celei de-a zecea planete de la Soare, Nibiru, este un mister ascuns între calcule ştiinţifice şi legendele Genezei. Miturile nu sunt simple poveşti, ci mai degrabă reportaje despre...
by ochiulmintii-vedetot on Dec 11, 2016

The original status symbols of Teotihuacan

Fig. 1. Almenas decorating the roof of the Bird-butterfly palaceThis photo of the "Bird-butterfly palace" at Teotihuacan (fig. 1) shows some of the roof ornaments that decorated the building in ancient times. These objects are called "almenas." They...
by Wide Urban World on Dec 17, 2015

The big pyramids and the small houses

Most cities -- ancient and modern -- show a big contrast between large civic architecture and the houses of the common people. I've been thinking about this contrast a lot recently. Last week I helped guide a tour of visitors from the Heard Museum to...
by Wide Urban World on Nov 14, 2015

Can we decipher the "meaning" of ancient buildings?

Many people wonder about the "meaning" of ancient buildings and sites. Why was the Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacan built? Was it dedicated to a specific god? What meaning did it have to the people who built it, and those to witnessed ceremonies the...
by Wide Urban World on Jul 18, 2015

Ancient Discoveries - Teotihuacan City of the Gods - Documentary Channel

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by Documentary TV on Jun 6, 2015

Three days in Teotihuacan

Big pyramid, little pyramidI am posting from the Arizona State University archaeology facility in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico. I've just spent three days at the site of Teotihuacan, exploring the outer neighborhoods of the ancient city and learning...
by Wide Urban World on Feb 2, 2015

Living the good life in Teotihuacan

I have written two articles that contain new information about life in ancient Teotihuacan. These are scheduled to be published in November, but in the meantime I want to talk about some of the new findings and their implications. Teotihuacan had a u...
by Wide Urban World on Oct 22, 2014

Top 5 Mystery Places in the World

Top 5 Mystery Places in the World | There is so much we can learn about the ancient world. With every discovery, archaeologists uncover more about civilizations that came before us. What we know, however, is nothing compared to the questions lef...
by Akademi Fantasia Travel on Jun 18, 2014

Top 5 Mystery Places in the World

Top 5 Mystery Places in the World | There is so much we can learn about the ancient world. With every discovery, archaeologists uncover more about civilizations that came before us. What we know, however, is nothing compared to the questions lef...
by Akademi Fantasia Travel on Jun 18, 2014

Getting into the journal Science through the back door

Well, since I can't seem to get myself into the journal Science as an author (see my post on my second Science rejection, and one on my third rejection; my first rejection was back in my pre-blogging days), I guess I'll just have to settle for gettin...
by Publishing Archaeology on May 17, 2014

See the Teotihuacan exhibit at ASU!

There is only about a week left before the Teotihuacan exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology at Arizona State University closes! If you can't make it in, then check out this video. It was made for an online world history class at ASU, taught by Rebec...
by Wide Urban World on Apr 30, 2014

Aducandu-mi aminte de Mexic …

Daca ma uit la harta destinatiilor pe care le-am vizitat, harta se indreapta cam mult spre Est – am tot fost in Asia, in Orientul Mijlociu, in China sau Thailanda, in Iordania sau Emirate, in aproape fiecare tara de la est de noi (stiu, mai am lips...
by Imperator travel on Mar 11, 2014

Aducandu-mi aminte de Mexic …

Daca ma uit la harta destinatiilor pe care le-am vizitat, harta se indreapta cam mult spre Est – am tot fost in Asia, in Orientul Mijlociu, in China sau Thailanda, in Iordania sau Emirate, in aproape fiecare tara de la est de noi (stiu, mai am lips...
by Imperator travel on Mar 11, 2014

Teotihuacan II

Facade of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent Pyramid of The MoonAt Pyramid of The SunLa Gruta Restaurant ZenithThe city reached its peak in AD 450, when it was the center of a powerful culture whose influence extended through much of...

Teotihuacan I

Teotihuacan was a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city located in the Basin of Mexico, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of modern-day Mexico City, which is today known as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican...

World at a Glance: The place where the gods were created – and high heels

I’m sitting outdoors at a cafe in wintry Oslo today, with a red and turquoise fleece blanket enveloping my shoulders, steaming mug of tea in hand, watching people – mostly on their way to the shops to exchange gifts, I reckon. Those two e...
by Sophie's World on Dec 29, 2013

Drought and the collapse of Teotihuacan

While archaeologists have been working for decades to figure out the collapse of Teotihuacan, in come the geologists to decide the matter with a graph of rainfall patterns from a cave >300 km away (Lachniet et al 2012). Guess what? Drought caused...
by Publishing Archaeology on Nov 21, 2013

Teotihuacan

W odległości ok 40 km na północny wschód od Mexico City znajduje się jedna z najbardziej niezwykłych stref archeologicznych na świecie. Obecnie używana nazwa Teotihuacan została nadana przez Azteków i w zależności od interpretacji tłu...
by Let's go to the World on Nov 10, 2013

Teotihuacan

W odległości ok 40 km na północny wschód od Mexico City znajduje się jedna z najbardziej niezwykłych stref archeologicznych na świecie. Obecnie używana nazwa Teotihuacan została nadana przez Azteków i w zależności od interpretacji tłu...
by Let's go to the World on Nov 10, 2013

Teotihuacan and the origins of market economies

Teotihuacan from the air; old photoThe great ancient city of Teotihuacan is of crucial importance for understanding how market economies originated and grew in ancient times. When and how did commercial institutions such as marketplaces, shops, money...
by Wide Urban World on Nov 2, 2013


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