Ancient World Wonders

This page is dedicated to investigating historical landmarks and ancient world wonders. Each post details the history and stories behind the ancient world wonders, perhaps bringing us closer to a better understanding why they were constructed and what these ancient world wonders were to the ancient civilizations who built them.
Egypt Uncovered is a 5-part documentary series examining ancient Egypt. Where did this great ancient civilization's wealth come from and how did Egypt become one of the greatest empires the world had ever seen?
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan. But following a catastrophic earthquake and a slump in its desert trade routes, Petra's unique culture faded away. Now, an archaeologist and sculptors team up to carve an iconic temple-tomb to find out how the ancient people of Petra built their city of stone.