By: JcbsGrl
Archaeology and Aerial Photography for Everyone Can photographs taken such a far distance from the earth actually help us understand cultures that were here thousands and even ten's of thousands of years before? Surprisingly the answer is yes, aerial photos are not only helpful, but...
By: Gina Gallacher
An Introduction to Battlefield ArchaeologyThe Archaeology of Battles, a more apt name for this discipline of Archaeology, has only recently been recognized as an aspect of substantiating military history. When one thinks of military history we tend to think more of the battle itself and...
By: Gemma Wiseman
The Bronze Age was a "happening" time. In the previous Stone Age, patterns of "man's" interaction with the environment seem similar in most countries. No clear individual, geographical identity emerged until the Bronze Age of c.3200B.C. to 1200B.C. Then, city states, rulers...
By: Gemma Wiseman
Over the last century, Africa, particularly east Africa in the Great Rift Valley, has become a treasure trove for archaeologists and paleontologists seeking evidence of pre-historic life, in particular pre-historic man. However, in the late 20th century and early 21st century, Niger in the Sahara...
By: Amy P Storms
The magical world of Discovery.The natural curiosity that abounds in all children is a tool to be harnessed in their education. One important subject that children should be taught about is archaelogy. Archaeology is the study of our human past, and children have so...
By: T S Campbell
The true origin of glass making is unknown. What is known, is that the earliest use of glass was most certainly natural glass made by volcanic eruption. Called obsidian, it's a shiny substance that can be black, orange, grey or green in color. Its sharp...
By: Yehuda Harmor
Leaving aside the question of what constitutes suffering, I think the look for the cause of suffering needs to be split into two activities. We need to look at the proximate (direct/immediate) cause and the ultimate (overall/initial) causes of suffering.The proximate cause of suffering...
By: Jen Costa
The Fall of Dorian Gray:The Choices, Characters and Circumstances that Led to His RuinSome readers of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray may be able pinpoint the exact moment that signaled Dorian's inevitable demise. However, it can be better argued that Dorian's fall was...
By: Gina Gallacher
What Is An Artifact in Archaeology?An artifact is any object, organic or inorganic, that has been produced or modified by human culture. The study of artifacts, or "finds", is the methodology used by Archaeologists in determining the age of a particular archaeological site. This...
By: Roberta Lee Small
Science has established by DNA the existence of a woman who lived 200,000 years ago in Africa, and through our maternal lineage, every person alive today converges back to this ancient woman. For many years it was thought that we are from the Neanderthal...

 

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