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Sunrise over three stone megaliths at Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage Site) Avebury, Wiltshire, UK  -  Michael Hutchinson
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Michael Hutchinson / Sunrise over three stone megaliths at Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage Site) Avebury, Wiltshire, UK
Silhouette stone megalith at Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage Site), sunrise Avebury, Wiltshire, UK  -  Michael Hutchinson
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Michael Hutchinson / Silhouette stone megalith at Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage Site), sunrise Avebury, Wiltshire, UK
Silhouette of stone megalith at sunrise, Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage Site) Avebury, Wiltshire, UK  -  Michael Hutchinson
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Michael Hutchinson / Silhouette of stone megalith at sunrise, Avebury Stone Circle (World Heritage Site) Avebury, Wiltshire, UK
Ancient Assyria: the temple at Hatra (al-Hadr) northern Iraq, 2nd Century BC. Iraq. In 2014 Hatra was taken over by Islamic State militants and much of the site was destroyed in 2015.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Ancient Assyria: the temple at Hatra (al-Hadr) northern Iraq, 2nd Century BC. Iraq. In 2014 Hatra was taken over by Islamic State militants and much of the site was destroyed in 2015.
Ruins at the Agora at Messene, Peloponese, Greece,  March 2015  -  Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Ruins at the Agora at Messene, Peloponese, Greece, March 2015
Ruins at the Agora,  Messene, Peloponese, Greece, Mediterranean, March 2015  -  Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Ruins at the Agora, Messene, Peloponese, Greece, Mediterranean, March 2015
Ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea. Cape Sounion, Attica Peninsula, Mediterranean, Greece. July 2014.  -  Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea. Cape Sounion, Attica Peninsula, Mediterranean, Greece. July 2014.
Ancient Roman ruins at  Perge (Perga), Turkey,  March 2006.  -  Pascal  Tordeux
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Pascal Tordeux / Ancient Roman ruins at Perge (Perga), Turkey, March 2006.
Ancient Roman ruins at  Perge (Perga), Turkey,  March 2006.  -  Pascal  Tordeux
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Pascal Tordeux / Ancient Roman ruins at Perge (Perga), Turkey, March 2006.
Panoramic view  of Machu Picchu, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cusco, Peru. July 2009.  -  Sandesh  Kadur
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Sandesh Kadur / Panoramic view of Machu Picchu, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cusco, Peru. July 2009.
The Palenque Mayan ruins - Temple of the Cross (left), Temple of the Inscriptions (distant center), and The Palace (right), Chiapas, Mexico. March 2014.  -  Floris  van Breugel
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Floris van Breugel / The Palenque Mayan ruins - Temple of the Cross (left), Temple of the Inscriptions (distant center), and The Palace (right), Chiapas, Mexico. March 2014.
The Palenque Mayan ruins - Temple of the Inscriptions, Chiapas, Mexico. March 2014.  -  Floris  van Breugel
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Floris van Breugel / The Palenque Mayan ruins - Temple of the Inscriptions, Chiapas, Mexico. March 2014.
The Palenque Mayan ruins - Temple of the Inscriptions, seen from The Palace, Chiapas, Mexico. March 2014.  -  Floris  van Breugel
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Floris van Breugel / The Palenque Mayan ruins - Temple of the Inscriptions, seen from The Palace, Chiapas, Mexico. March 2014.
Painting from the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt. Showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. From late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Painting from the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt. Showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. From late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.
Painting from the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt. Showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. From late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Painting from the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt. Showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. From late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.
Detail of mural from the tomb chapel of Nebanum, Thebes, Egypt. Showing Nebamun hunting birds in the marshes around the Nile. From late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC?.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Detail of mural from the tomb chapel of Nebanum, Thebes, Egypt. Showing Nebamun hunting birds in the marshes around the Nile. From late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC?.
'Meidum geese' a painted stucco of various geese (Red-breasted, Bean and White-fronted Geese)  from the Tomb of Nefermaat and Atet, Old Kingdom, c.2620 BC (painted stucco), Egyptian 4th Dynasty (c.261...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / 'Meidum geese' a painted stucco of various geese (Red-breasted, Bean and White-fronted Geese) from the Tomb of Nefermaat and Atet, Old Kingdom, c.2620 BC (painted stucco), Egyptian 4th Dynasty (c.261...
From the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt?Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.Detail from a scene from part of a wall showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. He watches as far...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / From the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt?Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.Detail from a scene from part of a wall showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. He watches as far...
From the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt?Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.Detail from a scene from part of a wall showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. He watches as far...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / From the tomb wall of Nebamun, Thebes, Egypt?Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC.Detail from a scene from part of a wall showing Nebamun inspecting flocks of geese and herds of cattle. He watches as far...
Mummified falcon from ancient Egypt.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Mummified falcon from ancient Egypt.
Sculpture from ancient Egypt showing the swallow, a symbol of everlasting life.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Sculpture from ancient Egypt showing the swallow, a symbol of everlasting life.
Inlays in the form of falcons from shrines from ancient Egypt from the Ptolemaic Empire, Egypt during the Hellenistic period.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Inlays in the form of falcons from shrines from ancient Egypt from the Ptolemaic Empire, Egypt during the Hellenistic period.
Cornice block of the Ibis headed Thoth poured water over the head of the King. Dating to AD 41-68 from a screen wall in the temple of Harendotes (Horus the Avenger) on the island of Philae, Lake Nasse...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Cornice block of the Ibis headed Thoth poured water over the head of the King. Dating to AD 41-68 from a screen wall in the temple of Harendotes (Horus the Avenger) on the island of Philae, Lake Nasse...
Painting from the tomb chapel of Nebanum, Thebes, Egypt. Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC. Nebamun is shown hunting birds, in a small boat with his wife Hatshepsut and their young daughter, in the ma...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Painting from the tomb chapel of Nebanum, Thebes, Egypt. Late 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC. Nebamun is shown hunting birds, in a small boat with his wife Hatshepsut and their young daughter, in the ma...
Sculptured wall relief depicting an Eagle headed protective Spirit from Temple of Ninurta, Nimrud the Assyrian capital in Northern Iraq, dating from 865 -860 BC.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Sculptured wall relief depicting an Eagle headed protective Spirit from Temple of Ninurta, Nimrud the Assyrian capital in Northern Iraq, dating from 865 -860 BC.
Frieze depicting a Cockerel from a tomb at Xanthos in Lycia, Turkey from between 470 and 460 BC.  It was a Lycian tradition to sacrifice cockerels and make other sacrificial offerings to the deceased,...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Frieze depicting a Cockerel from a tomb at Xanthos in Lycia, Turkey from between 470 and 460 BC. It was a Lycian tradition to sacrifice cockerels and make other sacrificial offerings to the deceased,...
Ancient Egyptian painted stucco of Red-breasted Geese (Branta ruficollis) from 'Meidum geese' from the Tomb of Nefermaat and Atet, Old Kingdom, c.2620 BC / Egyptian 4th Dynasty. Taken at the  Egyptian...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Ancient Egyptian painted stucco of Red-breasted Geese (Branta ruficollis) from 'Meidum geese' from the Tomb of Nefermaat and Atet, Old Kingdom, c.2620 BC / Egyptian 4th Dynasty. Taken at the Egyptian...
Sheet gold vulture that would have been wrapped around body before mummification, From the tomb of the three minor wives of Thutmose III in the Wady Babbanet El-Qurud, Thebes Egypt.  From 18th Dynasty...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Sheet gold vulture that would have been wrapped around body before mummification, From the tomb of the three minor wives of Thutmose III in the Wady Babbanet El-Qurud, Thebes Egypt. From 18th Dynasty...
The Ancient Egyptian painted tomb chapel of Khnumhotep ll featuring remarkably accurate images of birds that include Masked Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Hoopoe, Redstart, Pintails.  This is a scene show...  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / The Ancient Egyptian painted tomb chapel of Khnumhotep ll featuring remarkably accurate images of birds that include Masked Shrike, Red-backed Shrike, Hoopoe, Redstart, Pintails. This is a scene show...
Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.
Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.
Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.
Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Aztec sculpture of Quetzalcoatl, a mesoamerican feathered serpent deity in human form, from 1400-1500s, Mexico,The Louvre, Paris France.
Geoglyph of Andean condor chick (Vultur gryphus) in the Nazca lines, Nazca, Ica, Peru.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Geoglyph of Andean condor chick (Vultur gryphus) in the Nazca lines, Nazca, Ica, Peru.
Geoglyph of Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) in the Nazca lines, Nazca, Ica, Peru.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Geoglyph of Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) in the Nazca lines, Nazca, Ica, Peru.
Geoglyph of Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) in the Nazca lines, Nazca, Ica, Peru.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Geoglyph of Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) in the Nazca lines, Nazca, Ica, Peru.
Temple of the Condor, Machu Picchu, with Andean Vulture (Vultur gryphus) carving, Cusco, Peru  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Temple of the Condor, Machu Picchu, with Andean Vulture (Vultur gryphus) carving, Cusco, Peru
Temple of the Condor, Machu Picchu, with Andean Vulture (Vultur gryphus) carving, Cusco, Peru  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Temple of the Condor, Machu Picchu, with Andean Vulture (Vultur gryphus) carving, Cusco, Peru
Precolombian Macaw ceramic sculpture from Paracas caves from approximately 2000-200BC, Regional Museum of Ica, Peru.  -  Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Precolombian Macaw ceramic sculpture from Paracas caves from approximately 2000-200BC, Regional Museum of Ica, Peru.
West entrace to Maiden Castle iron age hillfort near Dorchester, Dorset, UK. June 2013  -  Colin Varndell
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Colin Varndell / West entrace to Maiden Castle iron age hillfort near Dorchester, Dorset, UK. June 2013
Ramparts on west end of Hambledon Hill prehistoric hill fort, Dorset, UK. June 2013  -  Colin Varndell
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Colin Varndell / Ramparts on west end of Hambledon Hill prehistoric hill fort, Dorset, UK. June 2013
Etruscan rock tombs at Norchia, near Vetralla,  Lazio dating from 2nd - 4th century BC. Norchia, near Viterbo, Lazio, Italy, November 2011  -  Paul Harcourt Davies
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Paul Harcourt Davies / Etruscan rock tombs at Norchia, near Vetralla, Lazio dating from 2nd - 4th century BC. Norchia, near Viterbo, Lazio, Italy, November 2011
Valley, desert and mountains, with the 'Nazca Lines' visible. These are lines and patterns made around 300-600 AD by removing stones from the desert floor to expose the ground beneath. Their purpose r...  -  Roland Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Valley, desert and mountains, with the 'Nazca Lines' visible. These are lines and patterns made around 300-600 AD by removing stones from the desert floor to expose the ground beneath. Their purpose r...
Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis) male at his bower. Located far from civilisation in the dry forest west of the village of Irvinebank. Decorations are mostly stones with a few snail shells, green...  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Great Bowerbird (Chlamydera nuchalis) male at his bower. Located far from civilisation in the dry forest west of the village of Irvinebank. Decorations are mostly stones with a few snail shells, green...
The Nine Stones in winter snow. Erected possibly 1000 BC. Near Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, UK, January 2010.  -  Peter Lewis
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Peter Lewis / The Nine Stones in winter snow. Erected possibly 1000 BC. Near Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset, UK, January 2010.
View of the Pyramid Complex, Meroe, north Sudan  -  John Waters
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John Waters / View of the Pyramid Complex, Meroe, north Sudan
Mayan ruins, Tikal, Guatemala 2005  -  Nick Turner
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Nick Turner / Mayan ruins, Tikal, Guatemala 2005
Mayan ruins, Tikal, Guatemala 2005  -  Nick Turner
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Nick Turner / Mayan ruins, Tikal, Guatemala 2005
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