Sir Henry Layard performed the first deep archaeological investigations of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) along with Frenchman Paul Emile Botta. Sir Henry was a daredevil, an 18th Century James Bond!
Curling irons come in so many varieties and such a wide price range today that a large number of people own them. Luckily, they are electric or even battery operated. In the past - hundreds of years part - people probably got burned!
For all of its ancient and archaeological sites, you might be surprised to learn that Time Team, the TV programme, have only visited Cornwall six times to carry out digs - find out where.
This article explores the Piri Reis Map and lost civilizations. Past Polar Shifts, ice ages and how they came to be. How these ancient people could have possible been aware of these mysteries and how they pertain to modern times.
This article addresses the possibility that Baalbek, a temple complex in Lebanon, was used by aliens as a spaceport in antiquity.
What is an archaeologist? What do archaeologists do? What other jobs can archaeologists hold?
A HOUSE is a building that provides shelter, comfort, and protection. It is one of man's three most important necessities. The other two being food and clothing. Shelter protects man from wind and rain, and from hot and cold weather. It shields him...
Transparency calls for full recognition of the final landing site of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan. We may have it soon.
In archaeology, timing is everything. This article includes many of the various dating methods used by archaeologists and other scientists. Included are techniques used for both relative and absolute dating.
The site of Rosslyn Chapel is steeped in history. Hawthornden carvings deep below in Roslin glen below give some clues to much older origins of this sacred spot. Could the site be older than any of us may imagine, and actually have been a spiritual site since Paleolitic or Neolithic times?...