Dr. Jeffrey Quilter of the Peabody Museum at Harvard University relates the story about a piece of paper his archaeological team excavated in northern Peru in 2008 and the remarkable word list written on it.
Christian Ris explains the story of archaeology, its challenges and major advances in a narrative style with numerous archived images. Using black light and intricate exploitation of digital photography...
In 1708 a crucial battle took place in Oudenaarde, in East Flanders, Belgium, during the War of the Spanish Succession. In the surrounding plains, the two most powerful European armies, including over 180,000 soldiers, confronted each other.
A multi-million year old human fossil may be a truly one-of-a-kind look into the history of our species, but even the most well preserved specimen is useless in a vacuum.
Grand Canyon National Park, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, is home to a Native American population with thousands of years of history and tradition.
Diet and range of Peru mummies; Hopewell trade site in North Carolina; Armenia shrines; Ben-Hur figure owned Tuscan villa
Stone features and fertility cult in the Negev; drones survey the Amazon; pig bone fortune-telling in Japan; population patterns in prehistoric eastern U.S.
Maui temples; ancient Israeli Biblical walled city; English garden ornament; digital reconstruction of Egyptian homes
Hannibal’s troops in Spain; Paleoindian spear throwers; seat numbers on Roman Colosseum; Maya water temple in Belize
X-ray of Herculaneum scrolls; huge antiquities bust in Switzerland; Kennewick Man DNA analsis; more tattoos found on Ötzi