The famous Archaeological Sites of the World kept everyone engaged for years to think about the existence, historic importance and visible presence.
Let’s go through the famous Archaeological Sites of the World that has gained much of importance in the modern and contemporary world.
The Gobekli Tepe is known as the oldest site or the oldest temple to worship. It became as the popular archaeological discovery in 1994. The site consists of the ancient animals relics from 10th BC, this makes it around 11 thousand years old. It is situated at the top of the mountain hill in the old region of Turkey. It is the most spectacular archaeological discovery of the time. The tallest pillars height is 16ft, the people who built it were unaware of its agriculture.
The Great Pyramids
The great Pyramids of Egypt are another one of the famous Archaeological Sites of the World; it dates back to around 5000 years back when they were initiated. Archaeologists are still busy in searching for new tunnels and ways that can lead towards the signs of the Pyramids. The pyramids were made in loving memory of the Pharaohs. The pyramids were made at the time when the Egyptians were in power. The shape of the great pyramids depicts the Primordial mound and the first pyramids of Egypt were found at Saqqara of Memphis.
The Nazca lines can be seen at the Southern side of Peru. Although there is nothing spectacular or stunning about Nazca lines, they were first spotted by from the heights of the aircraft in 1920s. In 1994, the Nazca Lines were added in the World Heritage Site. It’s a myth that the lines can only be seen from the view of any flight, but you can also see them standing from the surrounding hills. There were several techniques disclosed to determine the main purpose of these Nazca Lines, some archaeologist found out that the lines were created because the people of Nazca wanted their Gods in the sky to see them.
The Antikythera Mechanism is an old Analog computer which was used to predict the positions of astrological purposes. It was found in a Greek Cargo ship around 2000 years back. It is one of the most sophisticated devices found of that time period. All the necessary fragments of the Antikythera Mechanism are kept in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
Another one of the famous Archaeological Sites of the World is the Stonehenge. It is situated in Wiltshire and was built in around 2000 BC period. In 1986, it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Stonehenge carries the deposits of Human body and bones and they were found as evidence in 2008 by Stonehenge Riverside Project.
The findings make Stonehenge most famous site of the world and a well-known Archaeological Site too.
Atlantis – The Lost City
It was discovered in the Bahamas and was supposed to be a great powerful mythological Island before it sank. Debates are still going on by the Archaeologists about its historical existence. it is considered as a legendary loss of history, an island of history which was known and idealized as an advancement , it still keeps engaging people and especially archaeologists to think about its existence and its reason of demolishing.