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Donald McLeish, Great Sphinx, Egypt “In 1928 National Geographic Editor Gilbert H. Grosvenor wanted "outdated” photographs of the Great Sphinx of Giza—images made prior to excavation—removed from the.

Lost Kingdom Of Cleopatra  Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lies what is believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. A team of marine archaeologists led by Frenchman Franck Goddio made excavation on this ancient city from where Cleopatra, the last queen of the Ptolemies, ruled Egypt.

Cleopatra’s royal quarters were found underwater off the shores of Alexandria, Egypt. They had been lost for 1600 years, swept away by earthquakes and tidal waves. Click through to see more lost treasures from Cleopatra's kingdom!

The Easter Island heads also have BODIES  The enduring image in the public's mind of the mysterious heads on Easter Island is simply that - heads. So it comes as quite a shock to see the heads from another angle - and discover that they have full bodies, extending down many, many feet into the ground of the island.

Okay, I’m sure some people out there knew the Easter Island statues had bodies, but I’m not going to pretend to be one of those people. My mind is kind of blown that I’m almost 40 and just now finding out that there are Easter Island statue bodies.

Pompeii, Italy. This history is awesome. The volcano erupted and the lava covered the whole village. Now the whole village is ALWAYS going to be remembered. I have wanted to go here for years.

In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

Skeletal remains of the Ecuador Giants. Just below the skeleton you can see a display of a life size human for reference. This must be at least 60-65 feet tall. There are other giant skeletons which have been discovered all over the world, unfortunately they have been 'hidden away' in the vaults of Universities and Museums.

Skeletal remains of the Ecuador Giants. Just below the skeleton you can see a display of a life size human for reference. This must be at least feet tall.

Ancient Egyptian Art

Photo: Hathor Holding Nefertari’s Hand. Symbolizes the union of the upper Egypt and Lower Egypt

Sneaky shot from the pyramids of Egypt

The Unbelievable Photos Taken by the Crazy Russians Who Illegally Climbed Egypt’s Great Pyramid clipped in 4 collections, Young, Wild and Free - the traveller collection and published in 3 communities Travel

1860s-1880s:  The Middle East by Félix Bonfils - Sphinx  http://www.retronaut.com/2012/11/the-levant-by-felix-bonfils/

Sphinx and the Pyramids Cheffren and Mycerinus / Le Sphynx et les pyramides de Cheffren et Myc̩rinus. Photographed by Maison Bonfils, Beirut, Lebanon between 18