uruk's white temple. 3000 BC. Temple of Anu, the chief sky god of the Sumerians. Enough of the building is intact to provide a reconstruction: The temple stands at 40 ft above street level. Its roofing is uncertain, but a stairway allows access to the temple. Worship space was small, and only a select few would have had access. Mudbrick.
Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire by SharpeImages.co.uk / Ely Cathedral was built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward the Wake. Ely Cathedral is the principal church of the diocese of Ely, in Cambridgeshire, England, and the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Ely. It is known locally as "the ship of the Fens", because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape