By: Anne StClair
Homo sapiens sapiens is the scientific name given to modern humans. We are members of the genus Homo and family Hominidae. All other members of the Homo genus (such as Neanderthals) are now believed to be extinct.The timeline of human evolution can be pieced...
By: Lisa Foerster
The evolution of man actually began with the evolution of primates. Primates are one of the oldest of all mammal groups and is traced back 85 million years. Paleontologists believe primates share a common ancestor with bats, this ancestor is believed to have lived in...
By: JC Campbell
The timeline of human evolution is often debated by uninformed people who make wild claims about how long mankind as a species has been on earth. When you read statements to the effect that man was walking the earth some four million years ago, you...
Castra archaeological site, Haifa, Israel
By: Norman A. Rubin
Excavations carried out at Khirbet (ruins in Arabic) Castra, the site of the ancient Byzantine city of Castra, revealed a large trove of exquisite Roman and Byzantine glassware. The site known as Khirbet Castra lies to the south of Haifa in Israel, at the base...
By: Eva Pronovost
If you're an anthropologist, are you an archaeologist? Or maybe all archaeologists are anthropologists? Is there even a difference?In truth, all archaeologists are anthropologists, but not all anthropologists are archaeologists. Anthropology is the study of humanity in its entirety: where we've come from, what...
By: Norma Jean Bishop
Anthropology in the United States is generally divided into four areas: Linguistics, Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology and Archeology. In Europe, on the other hand, the field of Ethnology embraces cultural studies, while Archeology is more closely linked to studies of pre-history.Anthropology, in general, is...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
What is the Difference Between Anthropology and Archaeology?Anthropology and archaeology are really the same thing, or rather, they are the same but different. This is because archaeology is really just a specialize methodology for approaching certain specific aspects of what the larger discipline of...
By: Carlyle O'Toole
Asking for the difference between archaeology and anthropology is a very common mistake people tend to make. The fact of the matter is, archaeology is one of the four main branches of anthropology: physical/biological, socio-cultural, linguistic, and archaeological. Asking the difference between archaeology and anthropology...
By: Jane Allyson
People have always been fascinated by the things that they dig up and if that artifact or source can be linked to the human experience, then all the better, it makes for an interesting perspective and we humans are always ready to enlarge our pan...
By: Trixze Smith
The Great Pyramid covered an area equivalent to seven city blocks. At 482 feet tall, it was the highest structure until the 19th century. It consists of over 2 million blocks, each weighing about 3 tons. The entire site was completed within the 23-year reign...

 

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