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Pisa - Acquedotto Mediceo Fonte di Via S. Elena

Acquedotto Mediceo di Pisa Fonte di Via S. Elena, province of Pisa , Tuscany

Nazca

Hidden for centuries beneath the sand and stone of Peru's Nazca Desert, strong winds have revealed previously unknown giant geoglyphs.

Nestling on the slopes of Wangsan, one of the peaks in the Jirisan region (Korea), is a giant turtle-shaped rock weighing 127 tonnes. Its shell is carved with ornate designs. It rests flat against the mountainside, and is said to be one of the strongest sources of ki (chi) anywhere. Rest your hands on the rock for a minute, and you will benefit from that energy.

Nestling on the slopes of Wangsan, one of the peaks in the Jirisan region (Korea), is a giant turtle-shaped rock weighing 127 tonnes. Its shell is carved with ornate designs. It rests flat against the mountainside.

The Rosetta Stone, 196 BC; a fragment of a larger basalt steele, was written in Egyptian hieroglyph, Demotic (a shorthand) and Greek. Found by Napoleon's French soldiers while building a fort, it is now in the British Museum, London.

The Rosetta Stone has the same inscription written in three languages; Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic, and Greek. Its discovery in 1799 was key to figuring out the hieroglyphic writing system

The Moabite Stone, also called the Mesha Stela, is an inscribed black basalt monument written in the Moabite language in c. 835 BC. It stands nearly four feet tall and was found in 1868 in the land of ancient Moab, now modern Jordan. It contains references to Biblical figures such as Israelite King Omri and Moabite King Mesha (cf. 1 and 2 Kings), as well as the covenant name of God, YHWH (cf. Exodus 3). It is now located in the Louvre.

The Moabite Stone, also called the Mesha Stela, is an inscribed black basalt monument written in the Moabite language in c. It stands nearly four feet tall and was found in 1868 in the land of ancient Moab, now modern Jordan.

Beauvais Cathedral, located in Beauvais, France. Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights?

Beauvais Cathedral, located in Beauvais, France. Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry.

Mont St. Michel, France. There as a child and remember it vividly - holes in the wall for men with bows and arrows to defend it! Cool!

Places I've been: Mount San Michel, France. ✮ Mount San Michel at certain times is engulfed by the water and reveals the splendor of construction. Set in a medieval town called Avranches, this monastery was fortified in the thirteenth century.

Lindos, Rhodes Island - Greece

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Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Israel

nativity stairs church of the nativity in bethlehem. these stair lead to the supposed site of the nativity as dictated by the crusaders 1000 years after the death of christ.