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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 Mystery of the Baalbek Foundation Stones

Like the pyramids of Egypt, the ruins at Baalbek contain stonework still unexplained in modern archaeology. Though studied by archaeologists for over 100 years, the...

The Archaeology of the Roman City of Jerash, Jordan

A major Roman City in Jordan, Jerash's archaeology is amongst the best preserved in the empire. Its public Roman architecture reveals how the city...

Wharram Percy: Archaeological Fieldwork in a Medieval Village

Pioneering archaeological fieldwork at Wharram Percy revolutionised the way in which deserted medieval villages in the UK were excavated and understood. Around 3000 villages...

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 Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

Miraculously unplundered, the Anglo-Saxon ship burial discovered at Sutton Hoo in1939 throws light on a mysterious time in English history. Discovered in the summer...

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...

Archaeology and Human Remains from Herculaneum

Human remains are relatively recent archaeological discoveries at Herculaneum. They provide important archaeological information about lives and deaths. The people of Herculaneum were once believed...

Otzi: The Iceman

Otzi, also known as Oetsi, Similaun Man, The Man from Hauslabjoch and Frozen Fritz, was discovered in 1991 frozen in a glacier near the...

Ancient Greek Musical Contests at the Pythian Games, Delphi

Dedicated to Apollo, the Pythian Games at Delphi celebrated Ancient Greek music. Archaeological has uncovered the venue of the contests-the theatre. Athletics contests are the...

Taj Mahal – Epitome of Love

Visit to Taj Mahal lead you to one of the medieval wonders of the world. The Epitome of love is constructed under the leadership...