The DIA nearly lost its 100 art collections to settle the bankruptcy of the City of Detroit. Fortunately, that plan was found unconstitutional by the courts. It's still one of the largest collections.
This article explores the way that archaeologists such as Wilhelm Dorpfeld and Manfred Korfmann have significantly contributed to our understanding of Troy and how it relates to Homer's 'The Iliad'
One of the seven ancient wonders of the world - The Colossus of Rhodes, facts, brief history, its history and cause of destruction.
The maypole and its various celebratory dances have a long history, religious and secular. They were also put into celebrations of Communism in 1917.
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.
The pyramids in Egypt are a living testament of a distant past. Along with it, we now see ruins that were once magnificent and unparalleled. These historical landmarks are known as the 7 wonders...
This story shows the history of Cahokia, a pre-Columbian historical and archaeological site in Illinois. It also highlights recent excavations regarding Cahokia's moon cult.
Mankind always had a fascination with the lost civilizations, fictitious underwater cities and the wonders of the world. The idea and concept of a lost city, besides an evident excavation, has been enforced strongly upon the human consciousness by popular culture mechanisms like 3D games, films and...
One of the seven ancient wonders of the world - Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, its construction and significant past accounts.
How did the sand dune get there and get so big? That answer can be found by going back to prehistoric times -- 12,700 years ago when valleys of the Sierra Nevada Mountains contained glaciers