Architecture in the Ancient World

The ceiling of the 2000 years old hypostyle hall of the temple of Hathor in Dendera, Egypt

temple of Hathor in Dendera, Egypt

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“Tree of Life” mosaic from Hisham’s Palace, built in the 8th century. A.D. in Jericho by the Umayyad Caliphate

mosaic Hisham's Palace
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Before and after the excavation and restoration of the Great Ziggurat of Ur, built approximately 4000 years ago by King Ur-Nammu of the Neo-Sumerian Empire, in dedication to the Moon God, Nanna

Great Ziggurat

The 2,300-year-old Grand Theatre of Ephesus, in Turkey, before and after excavation

The 2,300-year-old Grand Theatre of Ephesus, in Turkey, before and after excavation

The hanging pillar of the 16th century Veerabhadra temple in Lepakshi, India. Among the 70 granite pillars of the Dance Hall, there’s one that doesn’t touch the floor and it’s possible to pass objects such as a piece of cloth from one side to the other

The hanging pillar Veerabhadra temple