By: Ashlee Richards
Immediately following Columbus's voyage that brought him to the Americas in 1492, Europeans began to speculate about the origins of these newly "discovered" peoples. They wondered where they came from and when they got there. Today, biological and archaeological evidence has answered those questions. We...
By: James Love
For many years many people within our society have had very misleading and very unfair views and opinions of our prehistoric ancestors. This has meant that both our ancestors and their importance have been taken for granted for many years. The worst and most frustrating...
By: Jason Jay Knight
The early archaeological history of Wisconsin can be traced back to the Indians who populated the state for many thousands of years before the advent of Western civilization. The earliest archaeological artifacts of Wisconsin Indians date back to the Archaic period, about 8,000 BC...
By: Paul Curtis
THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZAThe great pyramid of Giza is not only the oldest of the seven wonders but is also the only one to have survived to the present day.It stands near the ancient city of Memphis on the Giza plateau, a necropolis...
By: Kevin Olsen
For the past two hundred years serious thought has gone into man's beginnings. The most commonly accepted theory is evolution; specifically that mankind evolved from prehistoric primates. Many of the findings of the 20th century claim to support this theory; the Neanderthal man being one...
By: Billy B. Bob
Neanderthal: Hunting Practices In Current Anthropology (47), Daniel S. Adler, Guy Bar-Oz, Anna Belfer-Cohen, and Ofer Bar-Yosef present an archaeological analysis concerning the hunting practices of Neanderthals and modern humans. They state their research "demonstrate[s] that Neanderthals and modern humans practiced largely identical hunting tactics"...
By: Robert W. McDonald
An interdisciplinary team of archaeologists, historians, and engineers led by Ehud Netzer, professor of archaeology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, have announced that they have discovered the tomb of King Herod I at Herodium, an archaeological excavation site about 15 miles from Jerusalem. Better known...
By: Sarah Piper
When choosing an archeology program there are two important things to consider. First, will the program cover the area(s) of archeology that interest you, remember archeology is a vast field and different schools will often offer different sub branches of archeology based off of their...
By: Andrea Waling
Becoming an archaeologist requires great focus and determination. Archeology is not just a science, but a social science as well. Depending on your specific interest determines what kind of archeology you wish to pursue.To become an archaeologist requires a number of years in university...
By: G. Everett
A virtual view from Google Earth software one can definitively visualize what many satellite imagery and thermal images portray as aerial archaeology at a global prospectus. Aerial views of the earth from a higher advantage gives us various airborne images that can be used for...

 

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