By: Unairab Mohmad
The archaeological site known as Njoro River Cave is located near the Kenyan Rift Valley. It chiefly gained prominence after being brought into focus by a British archaeologist and anthropologist, Mary Leakey, in the 1930s. The Elmenteitan culture was brought to attention by the discoveries...
By: Unairab Mohmad
The Archaeological site known as Barlambidj is located near the coastal area of northern Australia. The name ‘Barlambidj’ is derived from the indigenous people of the area who have called it Barlambidj for centuries. There is fundamentally no drinking water reserve available but the...
Location of Irem
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The Location of Irem Ancient Egypt is a wonderful source for toponyms, the study of place names. Indeed, through Egypt’s imperial history, there are hundreds of different places mentioned, Punt being perhaps the most famous of them all. However, the location and study of...
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Prehistoric Settlement Patterns in the Senqunyane Valley, Lesotho There are 54 archaeological and rock art sites from south-central Lesotho in Africa, suggesting that hat MSA (Middle Stone Age), LSA (Late Stone Age) and Iron Age settlement patterns reflect differing adaptations. Archaeologists have been well aware...
By: Eloisa G.
The area we call Central America is synonymous with the term Mesoamerica including parts of Mexico. Archaeologists have been excavating in this area and; forming theories concerning the origins of the first agricultural communities in Mesoamerica. “MacNeish and his colleagues discovered tiny (&#x003C...
Archeology finds: Ancient town found underground in Kyparissia, Greece
By: Katerina Nikolas
A Greek mans home is not necessarily his castle. Land can be owned, houses and businesses can be built, but only the land above ground belongs to the owner. Whatever is beneath the ground belongs to Greece. The law is very strict concerning ancient sites...
By: Lea Miller
Until the twentieth century, archaeologists relied solely on observation, excavation, and cataloging to learn about historical sites. After World War II, new geophysical methods of measurement and examination were added to their tool boxes. One of the earliest discoveries was that photographs taken from the...
First fire: Homo erectus
By: D. Vogt
Homo erectus was an early hominid species which spread from Africa through Asia, as far as present-day Indonesia, during a time about 1.8-1.3 million years ago. In some locations it then lived until several hundred thousand years ago; fossilized remains in Java and...
Introduction to the three-ages system of archaeology
By: D. Vogt
The three-age system of archaeology was a classical form of dividing the theoretical progression of human societies, beginning with pre-Homo sapiens advanced hominid cultures (over two million years ago) and continuing throughout the prehistoric period, that is, until a given culture's invention of literacy and...
The origins and future of exoarchaeology
By: D. Vogt
Exoarchaeology, also known as xenoarchaeology, is the theoretical study of remains and artifacts left by extraterrestrial civilizations. The field parallels astrobiology (the physical study of alien species). Since no actual extraterrestrial cultures have ever been identified, this field is currently a theoretical one, which can...

 

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