What an abomination! After you scroll through these ancient sites destruction due to war, you will just shake your head for the loss of wisdom and knowledge we have lost…all based on “freedom” for whom? A.M.
Humans love to hear about ancient history, but they aren’t always that great at preserving it. Here are some of the worst, most thoughtless, and just plain dumbest ways that humans have wrecked their own heritage.
The discoverer and destroyer of Troy, Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870s
Schliemann found Troy in 1871, but there were nine cities stacked on top of each other, so the inventive archaeologist found a new way to dig to the legendary city: using dynamite, which was invented only four years earlier by Alfred Nobel.