By: Jane Allyson
Each artifact that is discovered has its own story to tell. It is a time capsule from another world in time. It is a puzzle that is waiting to be solved. How exiting and deeply humbling it is to be able to uncover something that...
By: Jane Allyson
Children have a natural interest in solving puzzles and archeology is a bit like that. It is fun to recover something that is very old that perhaps has not been touched for hundreds of years and then try to find out something about it. IT...
By: Danielle Friedl
Indiana Jones probably opened up the world of archeology to millions who had no idea what it was. And while most archaeologists in the real world won't be risking their lives to find ancient treasures like the Holy Grail, the path to a career in...
By: Tenebris
An artifact is any object more than 25 years of age which has been deliberately made or modified by human activity. It may be as small as a button, or as large as a burial mound. It may be shaped to accomplish a task, or...
By: Jane Allyson
For hundreds of years divers have been discovering treasures and bringing them up from the sea. Today archaeologists can excavate at depths that once would have been impossible to do. The use of sophisticated technology has enabled the archaeologist to bring us exiting and valuable...
By: Cherry Blossom
Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an archaeologist would be like? What do archaeologists really do? The saying goes "An archaeologist is someone whose career lies in ruins." Anonymous. The truth is archaeologists do much more than just...
By: Tenebris
The relatively new science of environmental archaeology seeks to reconstruct how early cultures interacted with their environments, as well as how past societies adapted to changing environmental conditions. For example, an environmental archaeologist might choose to examine the impact of the volcanic explosion at Santorini...
By: Autumn Baccellia
In the beginning of the Old Kingdom and from the political power and wealth that the Early Dynasty Period had secured had helped increase the centralization of government and the creation of an efficient administrative system within the Old Kingdom. The usage of god names...
By: gemini girl
How were the pyramids built? This question has puzzled scientist for centuries and still continues to puzzle experts today. To date, there has been no documentation or clues that have given Egyptologists answers about the construction of the pyramids. Because there are many theories and...
By: William Remski
The Egyptian pyramids are one of the wonders of the ancient world. They were old when the Greeks wrote their first histories. How such gigantic structures were built in the time before powerful machinery is a mystery. We can make a few guesses as to...

 

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