Postcards From the Ancient Past

baggygreen man

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Deep in the jungle of southern Mexico lay the ruins of Calakmul, a classical Mayan superpower before it was mysteriously abandoned more than 1,000 years ago.
 
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Signman

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Beneath the water in the China's Qiandao Lake lies a hidden treasure. The ancient city of Shi Cheng (also known as
Lion City), located in the province of Zhejiang.
 
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baggygreen man

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Shicheng was an ancient Chinese city, founded over 1,300 years ago, belonging to the Ming and Qing dynasty, which ruled China. It was built in the 14th century and became the political and economic center of Zhejiang province. It was flooded in 1959 to make way for a hydro-electric project evidently Mal. Below the city as it looked before being submerged.
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baggygreen man

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1611276107114.jpeg One of the most extraordinary ancient cities is Machu Picchu, a 15th-century Inca citadel perched 2,430-metre (7,970 ft) on a Peruvian mountaintop in the Andes.
 
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