Roman mosaic in the House of the Athlete or Desultor, located near the forum, contains a humorous mosaic of an athlete or acrobat riding a donkey back to front while holding a cup in his outstretched hand. It may possibly represent Silenus also known as t
Roman mosaic from The House of Orpheus showing Orpheus playing a lute in the centre with wild African animals surrounding him. From the triclinium or the dining room of the villa looking out across the fertile plains. Volubilis Archaeological Site, near M
Volubilis is a partly excavated Roman city in Morocco situated near Meknes between Fes and Rabat. Built in a fertile agricultural area, it was developed from the century BCE onwards as a Phoenician settlement, and later, Roman.
The Moonstone to Buddha, Sri Lanka: Former ancient temple ruins in Anuradhapura. The intricately carved bottom stone is called the ‘Moonstone’ & the steps lead to a still intact, sitting Buddha / Photography by Joshua Paul Shefman
Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion.
Morocco, Volubilis - ruins of a Phoenician and Roman city. An archaeological site in Morocco situated near Meknes. Volubilis features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of northern Africa. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in
Letoon was the sacred cult center of ancient Lycia, its most important sanctuary, and was dedicated to the three national deities of Lycia: Leto and her twin children Apollo and Artemis. It is near Xanthos, Turkey and was built in the late century BC.
The ruins of the Phoenician and Roman city of Volubilis, an archaeological site in Morocco situated near Meknes. Volubilis features the best preserved Roman ruins in this part of northern Africa. In 1997 the site was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site