Friday, November 27, 2020

Archaeology

Join us on a journey through time from prehistory to the present day. Discover Neolithic stone tools and the origins of agriculture in ancient Mesopotamia. Explore the civilisations of Rome, Greece, the Inca’s and the Mayans. Learn about our industrial past.

Summary of Social Complexity in the Nasca Civilization

The Nasca lines of southern Peru acted as a form of materialized ideology. These lines are made up of over 1,000 figures, covering about...

Egyptian Blue Frit

Archaeology looks at how the ancient Egyptians made the blue frit pigment that they widely used in decorations. Egyptian blue and green Frit are...

Nasca Symbolic Objects and the Materialization of Ideology

An exploration of the emergence of social complexity in the Nasca civilization, through polychrome ceramics, geoglyphs, and ceremonial centers. Symbolic objects served many purposes...

Late Pleistocene Paleo Indians of the Americas

The peopling of the Americas is hotly debated by archaeologists. Theories abound, though new technologies and discoveries have shed some light on the topic. The...

Baths, Basilicas and Temples: Civic Life in Roman Leicester

The Roman City of Leicester offered its citizens a full range of civic facilities including a forum, shopping Centre, temples and public baths. Roman Leicester’s...

Metal Detectors and Archaeology: How to Metal Detect Responsibly

If you want to use metal detectors for amateur archaeology, it's important to know how to metal detect responsibly. Metal detecting is a great...

Industrial Archaeology: Archaeology and Industrial History

Industrial archaeology is the study of the material culture of industry. It covers all periods of Industrial history, not just the industrial revolution. Industrial...

An Introduction to Social Complexity in the Nasca Civilization

An exploration of the emergence of social complexity in the Nasca civilization, through polychrome ceramics, geoglyphs, and ceremonial centers. Known for its abstract iconography...

The Americas – The First Human Settlement

Archaeologists are not in agreement over when the first humans occupied the Americas. However, they do agree that they crossed the Bering Land...

The Family Life and Death of Tutankhamun

Several new findings shed light on the boy king's family tree and mysterious death. He is easily the most well-known and iconic of the ancient...