The Ancient Stepwells of India

Stepwells are magnificent architectural structures found in India that tapped into underground water tables, providing a year-round water supply.

What happened to the Indus valley civilization?

The great Indus Valley Civilization developed about 5200 years ago and slowly began to decline around 3800 years ago. It’s unclear what happened to the Indus people.

The Benin Kingdom of West Africa

Benin Kingdom was "one of the oldest and most highly developed states in the coastal hinterland of West Africa, dating perhaps to the eleventh century CE", until it was annexed by the British Empire in 1897.

Magnificent Ruins Of The Ancient City Of Persepolis

Once the stunning capital of the Persian Empire, Persepolis was lost to the world for almost nineteen hundred years, buried in the dirt of southwestern Iran until the 17th century.

Ancient Wonders in Modern Day

Evgeny Kazantsev is a digital artist who specializes in corporate identity, advertising, illustrations and concept. He was commissioned to illustrate how various ancient wonders of...

Aryabhata: The Great Indian Astronomer & Mathematician

Aryabhata was the first Indian astronomer who explicitly said that the earth was round and gave the world the digit "0" (zero) for which he became immortal.

Stone Tools: Our earliest technology?

The first great invention, this tool is called a handaxe. Made nearly two million years ago, stone tools are the first known technological invention.

The Forgotten Civilization of Ancient Sumer

Sumer is recognized as the cradle of man’s modern origins; the world’s first advanced civilization. Known for their innovations in language, governance, architecture and more, Sumerian civilization flourished from 4500 to 1900 BC

Spy System of Mauryan Empire

The spy system was an integral part of the Administration of Mauryan Empire. The goals of the secret service was to test the integrity of government officials, spy on cartels and population for conspiracy, to monitor hostile kingdoms, to destabilize enemy states, to get rid of troublesome powerful people who could not be challenged openly.
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