Researchers suggest King Tut died in a chariot accident
By: Sun Meilan
According to British experts, the mystery surrounding King Tutankhamun's death has finally been solved. The king died in 1323 B.C., aged just 19, having ruled as Pharaoh for just nine years. Yet even after the much publicised discovery of his tomb in 1922 by...
Roman eagle statue unearthed in London
By: Leigh Goessl
In a rare and exciting find, Museum of London archaeologists working have uncovered a Roman eagle statue that is described to be in almost pristine condition. Found on the floor of a ditch in September 2013, the statue's carved details include an eagle with a...
Roman skulls discovered under London streets
By: Leigh Goessl
An extraordinary find was made this week by a team of construction workers tunneling on the Crossrail project in London. While working at the Liverpool Street station site, the tunnelers found approximately 20 human skulls which are believed to date back to Roman times. According...
Thor Heyerdahl: His amazing voyages
By: Sue Alexander-Barnes
If you had happened to pass by the dockyard in the Peruvian port of Callao, Lima, in early August 1947, you might have spotted a homely little Inca raft bobbing about merrily amidst the huge tankers and warships. This was the Kon-Tiki, named by explorer...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archeology
By: Elizabeth M Young
Indiana Jones is bad for archeology in the respect that he represents an era when rampant thievery, destruction of delicate artifacts and archeological sites, along with a complete lack of respect for the governments and peoples of many nations resulted in nothing less than looting...
What is political anthropology?
By: Peter Hann
Political anthropology is the study of the social and political aspects of a society and their connections. It is concerned among other issues with the question of power and its origin and role in a society. It also looks at the relationship between individuals within...
Does Indianna Jones help Archeology
By: Ashley Smith - 395862
Indiana Jones might bring more people to archeology but wouldn't bring the right people, the people with the patience to do the job right. For every exciting Jewel or classic book there will be thousands of coins and bits of crockery. The job wont be...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Graham Hancock started out as a journalist and author, writing for main line British newspapers like The London Times and the Economist through the 1980’s. In 1989, he published “The Lords of Poverty: The Power, Prestige, and Corruption of the International Aid Business&rdquo...
By: Deirdre Gould
Anthropology covers a vast field of interest in both hobbies and careers. There is no area of the world where the anthropologist can't find work to do and a large number of businesses large and small can and do call upon anthropology to better fulfill...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Environmental Anthropology is the study of humans in their vast array of cultures and activities, in relation to nature and the environment. Using education in social, cultural , physical and natural sciences, specialists attempt to understand environmental issues. The goal is to consider both Western and...

 

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