Montag, 22. Juni 2009

When On Google Earth 52

"the early bird gets the worm" and that's why I'm the winner of When On Google Earth, No. 51. Now I wonder if you can guess When On Google Earth, No. 52:





The Rules of When on Google Earth are as follows:
Q: What is When on Google Earth?
A: It’s a game for archaeologists, or anybody else willing to have a go!

Q: How do you play it?
A: Simple, you try to identify the site in the picture.

Q: Who wins?
A: The first person to correctly identify the site, including its major period of occupation, wins the game.

Q: What does the winner get?
A: The winner gets bragging rights and the chance to host the next When on Google Earth on his/her own blog!

Facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=84104363322

Previous winners:

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Host:

Victor:

Site:

Period:

1

Shawn Graham

Chuck Jones

Takht-i Jamshid / Persepolis terrace, Iran

Achaemenid period

2

Chuck Jones

PDD

Church of Saint Simeon at Qalat Siman, Syria

5th-6th c. CE

2.1

Chuck Jones

Paul Zimmerman

Qal’at al-Bahrain

16th c. CE

3

Paul Zimmerman

Heather Baker

Baraqish (Yathill), Yemen

Minaean

4

Heather Baker

Jason Ur

Mohenjo Daro, Pakistan

ca. 2600-1900 BCE

5

Jason Ur

Dan Diffendale

Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico

1st-5th centuries CE

6

Dan Diffendale

Claire of Geevor Mine

Segontium, Caernarfon, Wales

77ish to about 390 CE

7

Claire of Geevor Mine

Ivan Cangemi

Carn Euny, UK

ca. 500 BCE-100 CE

8

Ivan Cangemi

Southie Sham

Monks Mound (Cahokia), IL, USA

fl. 1050-1200

9

Southie Sham

Dan Diffendale

Gergovia, France

fl. 1st c. BCE

10

Dan Diffendale

Dorothy King

Kastro Larissa/Argos, Greece

ca. 1100 CE

11

Dorothy King

Daniel Pett

Utica, Tunisia

8th century BCE–until 2nd Century CE

12

Daniel Pett

Neil Silberman

Caesarea Maritima, Israel

1st century CE–Present

13

Neil Silberman

Chuck Jones

Graceland, Memphis, TN, USA

1939 CE–Present

14

Chuck Jones

Aphaia

Bam Citadel, Iran

pre-6th century BC–19th century CE

15

Aphaia

Daniel Pett

Myrina, Lemnos, Greece

Classical Greek–present

16

Daniel Pett

Paul Barford

Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

1st century BCE

17

Paul Barford

Scott McDonough

Rosetta (Rashid), Egypt

Ptolemaic, Mamluk

18

Scott McDonough

Lindsay Allen

Ani, Turkey

Medieval, 10th-14th centuries CE

19

Lindsay Allen

Heather in Vienna

South Shields, England, UK

Roman Imperial

20

Heather in Vienna

Scott McDonough

Suomenlinna/Sveaborg fortress, Helsinki, Finland

1748-present

21

Scott McDonough

Chuck Jones

Derbent, Republic of Dagestan

Sasanian-present

22

Chuck Jones

Paul Barford

Amphitheatre of Aquincum (Budapest), Hungary

Roman

23

Paul Barford

Geoff Carter

The Cursus, (Stonehenge) Wiltshire

Neolithic

24

Geoff Carter

Ferhan Sakal

The Heuneburg, South Germany

Iron Age

25

Ferhan Sakal

Lindsay Allen

Sura, Syria

Roman

26

Lindsay Allen

Andrea Kay

Bannerman Castle, Hudson River, US

C20th

27

Andrea Kay

David Powell

Taposiris Magna, Alexandria, Egypt

C1st bce

28

David Powell

Billy

Ross Abbey, Galway, Ireland

Medieval

29

Billy

Geoff Carter

Great Zimbabwe, Africa

C11th – 14th ce

30

Geoff Carter

Heather

Elsdon Castle, England

C11th – 12th ce

31

Heather

Geoff Carter

Volubilis, Morocco

Roman

32

Geoff Carter

Paul Barford

Su Nuraxi, Barumini, Sardinia

C15th – 6th bce

33

Paul Barford

Ferhan Sakal

Arkona, Germany

Medieval

34

Ferhan Sakal

Heather

Arslantepe, Turkey

Chalcolithic – Byzantine

35

Heather

Ferhan Sakal

Mahabodhi Temple Complex, India

3rd century B.C. – 6th CE

36

Ferhan Sakal

Billy

Borobudur, Buddhist shrine, Indonesia

9th century B.C. – 6th CE

37

Billy

Ferhan Sakal

Browns Island, New Zealand

c. 13th century – 1820

38

Ferhan Sakal

Andrea Kay

Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn, Oman

3rd millennium B.C.

39

Andrea Kay

Matt B.

Serabit el-Khadim, Egypt

2nd millennium B.C.

40

Matt B.

Andrea Kay

Valsgärde grave field, Sweden

Swedish Vendel /Iron Age

41

Andrea Kay

Lindsay Allen

Siwa oasis, Egypt

fourth century B.C. -Roman

42

Lindsay Allen

David Gill

Castle of Pont Steffan, Wales, UK

Medieval

43

David Gill

Nigel

Hay Castle, Wales, UK

12th century

44

Nigel

Heather

Olympos, Turkey

Hellenistic – Roman

45

Heather

Ferhan Sakal

Carnuntum, Austria

Roman

46

Ferhan Sakal

Troels Myrup

Knossos, Greece

Bronze Age

47

Troels Myrup

Alun Salt

Aggersborg

Viking

48

Alun Salt

Geoff Carter

Marsala, Sicillia.

Punic/Roman

49

Geoff Carter

Matt B

Springfield Lyons, UK

LBA (/Saxon)

50

MattB

Geoff Carter

Kalkriese in Osnabrück, Germany

Roman

51

Geoff Carter

Ferhan Sakal

Grimes Graves, Norfolk, UK

Late neolithic


Have fun ;-)

Kommentare:

  1. the unfinished monument HERAQLA of the abbasid caliph harun ar-rashid, west of raqqa in syria

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  2. Sorry for being late. But the answer is correct anyway. Well done Oliver! You are the next.

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  3. WOGE 53 was here
    http://whenongoogleearth53.blogspot.com
    But was won by Matt B,
    and is now at
    http://matts-woge.blogspot.com/2009/06/when-on-google-earth-54.html#links

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