The difference between the pyramids of Mesoamerica and the pyramids of Egypt
By: Allan Taylor
From time immemorial mankind has been obsessed with building huge structures for various reasons, especially religious ones, and also to show how clever they were and how advanced was the technology of their culture. Today, history repeats itself as modern sky scraper towers compete in...
By: Maria C Collins
There is much speculation as to the similarities between Mesoamerican and Egyptian pyramids. Some speculate that they come from the same cultural source; some of the speculation is truly outlandish. There are those who speculate that extra-terrestrials visited earth and showed both cultures how to...
By: Anja Emerson
The pyramids have been an endless source of fascination for mankind over the millennia. They provide valuable insight into the society, lives and beliefs of ancient civilizations. The higher purposes for which they were built and the outstanding accuracy of their architecture will never fail...
By: Tim Harry
Some people might assume that humanity knows everything that there is to know about the past, although this is far from the case. Every year new archaeological discoveries are being made, and 2010 was no exception. The lack of public awareness of such discoveries though...
By: Allan Taylor
The beautiful Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios (Church of our Lady of the Remedies) is located on top of what seems to be a natural grassy hill dotted with cypress groves and thickets. This peaceful hill, only 4 miles west from the...
By: Heather Waelti
Built at the height of the Inca Empire Manchu Picchu is a pre- Columbian 15th century Inca site that can be found located 2,430 meters above sea level. Manchu Picchu is nestled on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru where it...
By: Colette Georgii
The Plano culture was the last group of prehistoric Native American people or Paleoindians that inhabited the American Southwest before the Archaic age. The Plano culture or plains people emerged with the end of the Ice Age in about 8000 BC. End of the Ice...
By: M. L. Kiser
Most of us have repeatedly heard, read or encountered someone else who has, of the Mayan Doomsday Prophesy for 2012. Fewer have probably heard of the legend of the Crystal Skulls. The last days of the ancient Mayan calendar occur in 2012. Why? No one...
By: Shawn Wells
The history of North America starts with groups of nomadic peoples wandering across the continent. One of these groups is known as the Clovis people, a group of prehistoric hunters that established themselves in widely different areas, ranging from the southern United States to northern...
By: Cotton Lee
Skulls are one of humanity's most reoccurring symbol of death, and a very powerful icon in the visual realm of cultures all over the world. Thirteen crystal skulls of seemingly ancient origin have been discovered in parts of Mexico, Central America and South America, giving...

 

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