The Giza pyramid complex is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, Egypt. This complex of ancient monuments includes the three pyramid complexes, the Great Sphinx, several cemeteries, a workers' village and an industrial complex.
View on the Quirinal Hill, Rome Simon Denis 1800 Oil on paper, laid down on canvas 11 x 16 in. This artwork is part of The Path of Nature: French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection, via Met Museum
Buddhas of Bamiyan. March when in Bamiyan, central Afghanistan, the Taliban destroyed two giant Buddha statues, probably dating from between the middle of the and centuries AD. The destruction of this heritage–a crime against culture–shocked the world.