World's oldest port found in Egypt
By: Christine Zibas
Discovered along the coast of the Red Sea, archaeologists have found what they believe is the world’s oldest port. According to the UK’s “Daily Mail” newspaper, this port is “believed to date back 4,500 years.” This timeline coincides with...
New dinosaur species discovered in Madagascar
By: John Atchison
While many in the world crave the latest that the technology world has to offer, there is still a tremendous fascination with history and the unknown. While museums house wonderful displays of things long since departed from the Earth, they are located in a sterile...
An overview of the Bronze Age palace of Pylos
By: Erin Yorke
"Pylos, located in mainland Greece on the southwest coast of the Peloponesus, is the site of one of the most important Mycenaean settlements. It is considered one of the best preserved and best excavated of the major palaces. It dates back to the late Helladic...
By: Bernice Dennis - 314242
The definition for out of control anger: rage and emotions that are expressed in a violent manner. These sudden and strong feelings of hatred, grievance, and displeasure are one indicator. Anger is a very serious issue. It affects the lives of our family and friends...
By: Jerica Collins
Archaeology is the study of human culture and behavior from the past. Often these studies are conducted from fossils of humans, food, building ruins and artifacts such as tools, pottery and jewelry. Much of the knowledge of past human life can come from written records...
By: Retha Boswell
In AD 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the Roman city of Pompeii, as well as nearby Herculaneum. The disaster killed many of the citizens, but also preserved many aspects of their lives, creating one of the greatest archeological sites ever discovered. Buildings, art and...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Mohenjo-Daro, an ancient and well-preserved archaeological site located in Pakistan's Sind Province, flourished for about 800 years during the 3rd and 2nd millennia BC. One of the largest excavation sites in the Old World, this 5,000-year-old urban center South Asia exceeded and influenced many...
An overview of the archaeological discoveries at Pompeii
By: Nadine Tavener
Pompeii is a well-known archaeological site near the volcano of Mt. Vesuvius. It was a thriving Roman city until 79 AD when the sudden volcanic eruption rained volcanic rock and ash, and later pyroclastic flows and poisonous gases, down on everyone and everything, causing the...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
Do we really know what is on the other side of the grave? Indeed, we have our holy books such as the Bible, the Koran, and the Torah to comfort us and help us focus our minds on what lies beyond. But for many people...
An overview of the archaeological discoveries at Pompeii
By: Brenda Speegle
Tremors still shook the ground, but the people of Pompeii knew aftershocks were normal after a big earthquake. The earthquake the day before had been larger than the quakes happening today and no cause for alarm. The day of August 24, AD 79 started normally...

 

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