By: Louanne Cox
It is hard to write an overview of prehistoric Oceania because so much of it is yet to be discovered. Archeologists have discovered that people came to Australia, New Guinea and neighbouring islands as far north as the Solomons over 30,000 years ago, but...
By: Jane Allyson
In studying the way that humans used the resources of their environment and how it shaped the world they lived in can give archaeologists important clues to what life was like many thousands of years ago. This is done by an analysis of the remains...
By: Jane Allyson
Battlefield archeology is a fairly new discipline and focuses on finding the location of an ancient battlefield which can often be extremely difficult.As there were no permanent structures until the introduction of trench warfare the location of a battle site would be researched using...
By: Gordon Hamilton
The Bronze Age is the period between the Stone Age and the Iron Age. It reached different parts of the world at contrastingly different times from around 5000 BC onwards, though curiously never touched parts of Southern Africa at all, which went straight from the...
By: Alij Mega
I see many postings with different opinions about the what evolution is. I decided to contribute my questions and answers:1. Can evolution be observed? The answer to this question is both yes and no. If you are talking about microevolution, which happens in the genomic...
By: Jane Allyson
We all know how important the animal is to us in our modern day life and the essential part it plays in helping to keep ecological balance on our planet.It has been like this for thousands of years and archaeologists routinely gather evidence of...
By: Jane Allyson
Put very simply, Archeology is one of four sub-disciplines of Anthropology, which is the study of people and their biology and culture through the ages:* ARCHEOLOGY: The analysis of human growth through the recovery and documentation of first degree sources which are artifacts, biofacts, ecofacts...
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...

 

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