Detail from a relief. King Ramses II among the gods, the relief comes from the small temple built by King Ramses II at Abydos. In the relief Ramesses II is crowned by the goddess Nekhbet in the form of vulture. And Ramses II is introduced with the gods. 19th Dynasty, Abydos
Porfirio Díaz standing next to the Aztec Sun Stone. The Aztec calendar stone, Mexica sun stone, Stone of the Sun (Spanish: Piedra del Sol), or Stone of the Five Eras, is a large monolithic sculpture that was excavated in the Zócalo, the main square of Mexico City, on December 17, 1790. It was discovered while Mexico City Cathedral was being repaired. The stone is approximately 12 feet across and weighs approximately 24 tons.
At the temple of King Seti I is a hieroglyph created some 3000 years ago which looks like a helicopter complete with rotor blade, rotor shaft, tail-piece, cockpit and fuselage sections clearly visible. Underneath is an image resembling an aircraft or submarine with a fin at one end. Did the ancient Egyptians understand the principles of flight and did they possess the engineering expertise to build helicopters and airplanes?
The Grand Circle Just as every point along the equator is 6,215 miles from both the North and South Poles, every point along this circle of ancient sites is 6,215 miles from two axis points on Earth. Many ancient sites such as the Ziggurut of Ur, the Pyramids of Giza, and the cities of Petra and Persepolis lie along this 'grand circle'