A guide to archaeological ethics
By: Nick Ford
Archaeological ethics are the moral principles that guide an archaeologist in the pursuit of his or her profession. The issues covered range from respect for the dead to conservation of artefacts to the preservation and interpretation of heritage. Before looking at details specific to the...
The pyramids of Mesoamerica: Temple of a Thousand Warriors
By: Nick Ford
The Temple of a Thousand Warriors is part of the Chichen Itza archaeological site in the northwest of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. The extensive Pre Columbian ruins at Chichen Itza are a UNESCO World Heritage within easy reach, by day trip, from the...
By: Nikita Billett
Archaeology is defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary as, “the scientific study of material remains (as fossil relics, artifacts, and monuments) of past human life and activities.” Sometimes this field of study stands on its own, and other times it is found as...
The pyramids of Mesoamerica: Temple of a Thousand Warriors
By: Lenon Ferreira
The Temple of a Thousand Warriors is the name given to one of the Mayan pyramids of pre-Columbian age. It was built in 1200 a.C during the post-classical age, time when that civilization began to lose power. The building is situated in the archeological...
A history of archeology
By: Cicely Richard
Archeology is the study of past cultures and peoples by examining the artifacts they left behind. The relics left by people of the past tell archeologists about family units, social structures, languages, government, religion, architecture and technology. These objects create a blueprint about the way...
By: Cicely Richard
Archaeology is the scientific study of societies by examining the artifacts civilizations left behind. Archaeologists learn about people by the way they lived, worked, played, ate, clothed themselves and governed one another. While most people associate archeology with the study of past societies, the branches...
Best universities for archeology majors
By: Cicely Richard
For many students, the desire to study archeology comes about after watching Harrison Ford in the “Indiana Jones” films. Going to college to become archeologists, though, entails more than the ability to crack a whip and fight bad guys. It's a serious study of...
The pyramids of Mesoamerica: Temple of a Thousand Warriors
By: Cicely Richard
The Temple of a Thousand Warriors, also simply called the Temple of the Warriors, is part of the Chichen Itza pre-Columbian archaeological site of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, most notably Mayan and Toltec peoples. Located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, Chichen Itza consists of a...
By: Stephen Cook
Archaeology is the study of ancient artifacts, sites, and cultures to learn more about the past. Believe it or not, not all archaeologists are the same. Each archaeologist specializes in a certain area of study, a specific branch of archaeology. Even though someone may be...
Best universities for archeology majors
By: Colette Georgii
Archaeology is taught at almost all liberal arts colleges; and beginning archaeology courses are also taught in high school and community colleges. Therefore it would be a good idea for future archaeology students to discover all options regarding the study of archaeology. For instance, a...

 

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