ISIS destroyed almost half of an ancient city in Syria.

ISIS destroyed almost half of an ancient city in Syria

Daesh destroys ancient Assyrian treasures in Tal Ajaj Syria

How Tomb Raiders Are Stealing Our History. The illegal antiquities trade is booming, wreaking havoc on the world’s archaeological heritage.

How Tomb Raiders Are Stealing Our History and Funding Terrorism: The illegal antiquities trade is booming, wreaking havoc on the world’s archaeological heritage.

A whimsical compendium of traditional gypsy caravans.  The  traditional horse-drawn wagon used by British Romani people as their home is called vardo (also waggon, living wagon, van, and caravan). Possessing a chimney, it is commonly thought of as being highly decorated, intricately carved, brightly painted, and even gilded. The British Romani tradition of the vardo is seen as a high cultural point of both artistic design and a masterpiece of woodcrafters art.

The traditional horse-drawn wagon used by British Romani people as their home is called vardo (also waggon, living wagon, van, and caravan).

Afghanistan’s Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban now resurrected as holograms.

The taller Buddha of Bamiyan before and after the 2001 destruction (photos by UNESCO/A Lezine, via Wikimedia)

Oh holy smokes! They used Cannabis to preserve ancient Indian artwork in Ellora Caves.  Another view of the temple's exterior..source

Ellora, The Temple 2 - Ellora Caves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

La Danta pyramid in the Mayan city of Mirador, as seen from a distance. Photo by Ronyrocael/Wikimedia Commons.

The reasons that El Mirador is not swamped with tourists are its inaccessibility and that a lot of it is still unrestored mounds and pyramids in the jungle, though a lot of work is being done.

The  traditional horse-drawn wagon used by British Romani people as their home is called vardo (also waggon, living wagon, van, and caravan). Possessing a chimney, it is commonly thought of as being highly decorated, intricately carved, brightly painted, and even gilded. The British Romani tradition of the vardo is seen as a high cultural point of both artistic design and a masterpiece of woodcrafters art. The heyday of the living wagon lasted for roughly 70 years. Wessex archeology

Anglo Saxon graveyard discovered near Stonehenge source: Wessex archeology

Mosul's Christian house of worship was damaged by Americans, but destroyed by ISIS.

Places You Can No Longer Go: Dair Mar Elia Monastery

Mosul's Christian house of worship was damaged by Americans, but destroyed by ISIS.

World Heritage Sites, including Statue of Liberty, Stonehenge and Easter Island, threatened by climate change, UNESCO says - The Washington Post

World Heritage Sites, including Statue of Liberty and Stonehenge, threatened by climate change, UNESCO says

Although the Statue of Liberty may seem "solid and invulnerable," authors of a new report say the World Heritage Site "is actually at considerable risk.

Persepolis threatened by drought, land subsidence - Mehr News Agency

06 (MNA) – Agricultural activity in the villages near Persepolis historical complex had exacerbated already tense situation in the land subsidence as a result of droughts and unregulated use of underground water.

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