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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.

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...

Peopling of North America

The diverse and complex history of North American peoples before Columbus is a story that is under-remembered; it deserves its place in American...

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...

Archaeological Human Skeletons – Inferring Occupation

Inferring occupation from archaeological skeletons using certain methods and techniques can provide an interesting mixed set of results. The question of occupation and what can...

Boxgrove Man

In 1993, the tibia (shin bone) of an ancient man was discovered during an archaeological excavation at Boxgrove, near Chichester in West Sussex, England....

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...

Pre-Columbian North America – Stages of Cultural Evolution

The diverse and complex history of North American peoples before Columbus is a story that is under-remembered; it deserves its place in American...

Islay and Loch Finlaggan

Few hard facts are known of Somerled, an early King of the Isles and the Lord of Argyll and Kintyre in ancient Scotland. Little...

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...

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...