By: Jane Montgomery
On the 24th of August in the year AD 79 a catastrophic volcanic eruption devastated life in Pompeii and Herculaneum. This same event, while destroying the lives of many, preserved the town's architectural structures and its decorative arts, as well as some organic materials. Upon...
By: Maurice Sassoon
The pyramids are the great stone tombs that were built thousands of years ago to hold the bodies of the Egyptian pharaohs. There are many pyramids that still stand in the desert along the River Nile, which is approximately ten miles south of the city...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Amanda Demers
No, Indiana Jones is not bad for archeology. In fact, I'm sure that a lot of people with an active interest in archeology and related anthropology fields were at least partially influenced by this series. While the Indiana Jones movies represent a Hollywood version of...
By: Maurice Sassoon
Anthropology is the study of man - what he is like, how he lives and behaves and everything else about him. The word, anthropology, originates from the Greek word. anthropos, meaning"man" and logos. meaning "study." It is one of the most important, modern sciences...
Introduction to aerial archaeology
By: Matt Gadfield
Technologies such as Google Earth and its rivals have proved a boon to archaeologists of all types. Many people will argue that sitting at home viewing satellite images is no substitute for going out into the field with notebook and camera, and they'd be right...
Is Indiana Jones bad for archaeology?
By: Linda Burleson
A question appeared in cyberspace asking whether or not fantasy is unhealthy for children. This controversy is more than a little similar. Indiana Jones was a professor who became obsessed with a particular relic - at least that is how it all began. It is...
By: Sharon Falsetto
Archaeological Lessons: Gardens and perfumery making in ancient PompeiiAncient Pompeii was a bustling and metropolitan city of its time until it was devastated and buried completely on a fateful night in August 79 A.D. by the eruption of Vesuvius. Many believed that it was...
Archaeological finds that changed our views of history
By: Kris Kennedy
The Unlimited Hydroplane Races several years brought an archaeological discovery that has changed history. The archaeological discoveries, Kennewick Man, expanded the discussion of Native Americans History. The discovery added to the question of whether Europeans came to the new world several thousands of years earlier...
Indiana Jones and Archaeology
By: S.A.Robb
I hold a Bachelors degree in Anthropology from one of the best schools in North America. I can honestly say that if not for Indiana Jones I would not have that degree. I am proud to hold that degree. Indiana Jones may have influenced my...
The archaeological history of Wisconsin indians
By: Trisha Orlando
THE VERY BEGINNING10,000 years ago, Paleoindians wandered into the land which would become known as Wisconsin. They came hunting in search of the woolly mammoth, mastodon, and bison. The vegetation on the land was increasing into an abundant crop as the glaciers started moving...

 

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