Category: Archaeology

Archaeology

Archaeology is the study of human history and prehistory using artifacts found from excavations around the world. Analysis of those artifacts can reveal much about the culture and lifestyle of our distant ancestors. As technology advances, so too does the kind of information we are capable of gleaning and brining your way. We’ll show you amazing architectural structures and reveal secrets about their construction. We’ll delve into everything about the lives of ancient people, from their biology, social customs and beliefs, and their unique origins. You’ll learn how people lived, what they ate, how they survived, what they believed and valued, and what kinds of civilizations they built. In this section you’ll find long lost and forgotten topics, as well as current archaeological news to keep you abreast of intriguing finds. So kick back and take a journey into the past and browse our collection of articles that are sure to spark your curiosity and love of archaeology.

Terracotta Army – Eternal Sentinels of Qin Shi Huang

Terracotta Army – Eternal Sentinels of Qin Shi Huang

The crown jewel of the Qin Shi Huang mausoleum is the exquisite Terracotta Army. What was their purpose and why were they crafted in such detail?

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The Lavish Qin Shi Huang Tomb – Built for Immortality

The Lavish Qin Shi Huang Tomb – Built for Immortality

The Qin Shi Huang tomb belongs to the first emperor of China and was built to epic scales to house everything the emperor would need in his afterlife.

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Ancient Egyptian Underwater City of Heracleion

Ancient Egyptian Underwater City of Heracleion

Found in 2000, the ancient sunken Egyptian city of Thonis-Heracleion was lost in time when it disappeared into the Mediterranean in the 8th century.

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11 Machu Picchu Facts – Fascinating Details of the Inca Citadel

11 Machu Picchu Facts – Fascinating Details of the Inca Citadel

These 11 fascinating Machu Picchu facts will give you the most interesting details of this Inca citadel that was discovered in the Andes in 1911.

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Stonehenge: The Enduring Enigmas

Stonehenge: The Enduring Enigmas

Stonehenge is the story of the enduring mysteries of very ancient monuments built by very ancient people. What exactly is the purpose of this place?

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Mysterious Clava Cairns of Scotland

Mysterious Clava Cairns of Scotland

Mysterious stone structures once used for astronomical and burial purposes still stand near Inverness, Scotland. These are the Clava Cairns.

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Discovery of Over 40 Ancient Shipwrecks in the Black Sea

Discovery of Over 40 Ancient Shipwrecks in the Black Sea

A trove of Black Sea shipwrecks were found pristinely preserved for centuries. Read about their stories and how they were discovered.

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The Great Flood of China Was More Than Just a Legend

The Great Flood of China Was More Than Just a Legend

New evidence supports a 4000 yr. old legend of the Great Flood of China. Read about the legend and archaeological findings that are retelling history.

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Five Obscure Ancient Civilizations

Five Obscure Ancient Civilizations

Travel thousands of years back in time to learn about these 5 obscure ancient civilizations and their fascinating histories.

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Egyptology and A Brief History of Egypt

Egyptology and A Brief History of Egypt

Egyptology is a field of study, like Biology. How did one country earn this distinction? Learn how the history of Egypt led to a huge branch of knowledge.

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