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La Mezquita de Alabastros de Mohamed Ali se basa en un esquima muy similar a la Mezquita Azul de Estambul, fue construida a comienzos del siglo XIX por Mohamed Alí, virrey y rey de Egipto quien está enterrado allí. La parte inferior está revestida de alabastro, mientras que la superior está revestida de piedra caliza removida de las pirámide de Giza.

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Cave Paintings 12000 BC

Near Montignac, France, a collection of prehistoric cave paintings are discovered by four teenagers who stumbled upon the ancient artwork after following their dog down a narrow entrance into a cavern. The 15,000- to 17,000-year-old paintings, consisting mostly of animal representations, are among the finest examples of art from the Upper Paleolithic period.

El anuncio a los pastores, de autor desconocido. En el primer tercio del siglo XII. La pintura románica del anuncio de los pastores se dice que representa a un ángel que dio la noticia a los pastores de que había nacido Jesús. Esta pintura sigue las características del Románico con la supeditación a la arquitectura, técnica del fresco, abstracción y quematimos, frontalidad, etc.

Roman Temple of Diana- Merida, Spain. early 1st century AD - rectangular base of the building, is surrounded by columns (peripteros) and hexastyle temple (with six front facing columns). Elevated on a base. The columns capitals are Corinthian, with a long shaft and made of granite.

Trajan's Market, Imperial Forum, Rome. a single monumental facade was built, consisting of a large, semicircular exedra, preceded by a colonnade - it was used for warehouses for foodstuffs and as a retail sales area. It is thought that wings to this building may have housed auditoriums or lecture halls.

An aerial view of a group of round barrows and a long barrow at Winterbourne Stoke. Barrows are mounds of earth covering prehistoric tombs. The earliest barrow on this site dates from circa 2100 BC. via English Heritage