Overview on Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites in Central Asia
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
An Overview on Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Sites in Central Asia Until the 1930s there were no identified Palaeolithic or Mesolithic sites in Central Asia. However, we know that by the Late Neolithic, around the beginning of the third millennium BCE, the region began to be...
Excavation of the Temple of the Moon at Marib
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The Excavation of the Temple of the Moon at Mârib (Yemen) In April 1951, excavations began at the Temple of the Moon, some two miles southeast of Marib, in Yemen. Up to 121 men and boys and 60 oxen were employed at any one...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
Will Durant provided us a very good, brief summary of what civilization really is: “Civilization is social order promoting cultural creation. Four elements constitute it: economic provision, political organization, moral traditions and the pursuit of knowledge and the arts. It begins where chaos and...
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Isolation and Identification of Arboviruses from the Sultanate of Oman Arboviruses are the name given to arthropod-borne viruses that are transferred by invertebrate animals (arthropods). Scholars are increasingly interested in this subject as it can help the treatment of animals who suffer from these viruses...
By: Unairab Mohmad
The history and practice of anthropomancy Anthropomancy is the practice of divination by examining the entrails of a person during sacrifice. Anthropomancy is also believed to be performed on younger kids or virgins fundamentally. Those who practice anthropomancy are called anthropomantists. It is an ancient...
By: Unairab Mohmad
The archaeological site known as Njoro River Cave is located near the Kenyan Rift Valley. It chiefly gained prominence after being brought into focus by a British archaeologist and anthropologist, Mary Leakey, in the 1930s. The Elmenteitan culture was brought to attention by the discoveries...
By: Unairab Mohmad
The Archaeological site known as Barlambidj is located near the coastal area of northern Australia. The name ‘Barlambidj’ is derived from the indigenous people of the area who have called it Barlambidj for centuries. There is fundamentally no drinking water reserve available but the...
General abilities of Homo erectus
By: Ray Burke
The Olorgesailie People If one wanted to study the general abilities of Homo erectus then a visit to Olorgesailie in Kenya would be a worthy place to start. Around sixty-five kilometres southeast of Nairobi, within the Great Rift Valley, sits a large field of Acheulean...
Location of Irem
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The Location of Irem Ancient Egypt is a wonderful source for toponyms, the study of place names. Indeed, through Egypt’s imperial history, there are hundreds of different places mentioned, Punt being perhaps the most famous of them all. However, the location and study of...
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Prehistoric Settlement Patterns in the Senqunyane Valley, Lesotho There are 54 archaeological and rock art sites from south-central Lesotho in Africa, suggesting that hat MSA (Middle Stone Age), LSA (Late Stone Age) and Iron Age settlement patterns reflect differing adaptations. Archaeologists have been well aware...

 

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