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A historical timeline created by arranging the ancient sites in a chronological order shows when these ancient sites were built.Continent of Africa
This is a brief overview of Africa as a continent, its geography, its ancient history and sites.Continent of Asia
This is a brief overview of Asia as a continent, its geography, its ancient history and sites.Continent of Europe
This is a brief overview of Europe as a continent, its geography, its ancient history and sites.Continent of North America
This is a brief overview of North America as a continent, its geography, its ancient history and sites.Continent of South America
This is a brief overview of South America as a continent, its geography, its ancient history and sites.Stonehenge
Stonehenge is one of the most impressive prehistoric megalithic monuments in the world. (2950 - 1600 B.C.)Pyramids at Giza
The Pyramids of Giza are among the oldest manmade structures in still in existence. The Great Pyramid is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. (2600 – 2500 B.C.)Petra
Petra is a historical and archaeological city, famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduit system. It is the most majestic and imposing ancient world site still standing today. (1200 B.C.)Parthenon
The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, regarded as an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments. (447 - 432 B.C.)Terra Cotta Warriors
The Terracotta Army or the "Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses", is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. (211 - 206 B.C.)Colosseum
Colosseum is an elliptical amphitheatre, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. (70 - 80 A.D.)Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. (600 - 900 A.D.)Borobudur
Borobudur, one of the greatest Mahayana Buddhist monuments in the world has massive step pyramid structure has several levels represent three dimensional mandala & Buddhist teachings. (750 – 842 A.D.)Angkor Wat
Angkor archaeological park contains the magnificent remains from the Khmer Empire including the most temple of Angkor Wat, and at Angkor Thom, the Bayon temple. (800 – 1200 A.D.)Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the site of a pre-Columbian ancient Inca city that is situated high in the Andes Mountains, probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height. (1400 A.D.)