Thursday, November 26, 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.

The Sacred Sites of the Iceni in Post Boudiccan Roman Britain

Tacitus claims that Roman revenge against the Iceni in Post Boudiccan Roman Britain was brutal. The archaeology of Iceni sacred sites back this...

The Nasca Ceremonial Center of Cahuachi

Cahuachi was an important means by which ideology was materialized into concrete, tangible culture for the Nasca civilization. This center is not only useful...

Ancient Tomb Could Contain Mayan King

An undisturbed tomb in Guatemala found last May is possibly the final resting place of royalty. At the Guatemalan site of El Zotz, a team...

Discovery of the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

As war loomed in the summer of 1939 archaeologists uncovered Britain's richest Anglo-Saxon ship burial in the Suffolk countryside. Sutton Hoo lies on an...

Volunteer Archaeology: Discover Local History and Learn about Digs

Volunteer archaeology allows beginners and experienced excavators to take part in archaeological digs and learn about local history Volunteer archaeology is the perfect way to...

The Main Cardo of Jerash – A Monumental Roman Road

The Cardo of Jerash was particularly splendid roman road - a visual statement about the importance of the city within the eastern Roman Empire The...

Types of Ancient Civilisations

Civilisations do not spring up out of nowhere. They go through a number of stages before reaching their fully developed form. Civilisations evolve similar to...

The Industrial Archaeology of Ironbridge Gorge

Examination of industrial archaeology in the Ironbridge Gorge shows the area has an industrial heritage stretching back to the middle ages. Ironbridge is most...

Using Geoarchaeology to Find the Sources of Raw Materials

This article examines how archaeologists can use geoarchaeology to help determine the sources for the raw materials of artifacts. Figuring out where ancient people...