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Mound of Glory – The memorial complex of victory in Slabada
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Mound of Glory – The memorial complex of victory in Slabada

On August 18, 1966, the government of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic decided to construct a monument, to be named the Mound of Glory, in honor of the Soviet soldiers who fought in World War II and the liberation of Belarus. Designed by archit...
Al Jalali Fort – The guard between the gulfs in Muscat
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Al Jalali Fort – The guard between the gulfs in Muscat

The building is also known as the Ash Sharqiya Fort. It was built by the Portuguese under Philip I of Portugal in the 1580s to protect the harbor after Muscat had twice been sacked by Ottoman forces. It fell to Omani forces in 1650. During the civil wars ...
The Egtved Girl – The Nordic Bronze Age girl rests in Copenhagen
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The Egtved Girl – The Nordic Bronze Age girl rests in Copenhagen

Her burial has been dated by dendrochronology to 1370 BC. She was buried in an oak coffin that was covered by the barrow Storehøj near Egtved, west of Vejle. The coffin was found in 1921, It was sealed and transported to the National Museum of Denmark in ...

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