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: Tenebris
Human prehistory in North America is most commonly believed to begin with the great nomadic migration over Beringia, a land bridge between eastern Siberia and Alaska that came into existence roughly 25,000 years ago, when the Wisconsin glaciation had locked away enough of the...
By: Jane Allyson
The Stone Age is seen as the longest epic of human pre-history.It can be divided into 3 separate time periods which are defined by the level of knowledge that prehistoric man had reached in the shaping and use of tools.The terms of understanding...
By: Tim Baehr
Middle-Age BluesOne of the things I never quite got about the mythopoetic aspect of the men's movement was the question "What is your myth?" or "What myth are you living now?" I couldn't imagine myself in the role of hero, off on a...
By: Robert C. Sage
Since Japan's birth rate will not sustain the current population level, it faces a crisis of a graying society. Without a marked increase in births to sustain the current population level or alternatively inviting immigration from abroad, Japan faces not having enough workers to do...
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: Ryoken Ifould
So what is Evolution? 'In biology, evolution is the change in the inherited traits of a population from generation to generation. These traits are the expression of genes that are copied and passed on to offspring during reproduction. Mutations in these genes can produce new...

 

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