It is unfortunate that throughout time many beautiful and priceless artefacts have either been destroyed or lost.
This usually happens during times of war or disaster. Some treasures have been found, but there are many that are still missing. Continue reading
The City of Atlantis has been one of the world’s oldest myths, dating back to the time of the ancient Greeks. Atlantis was described as a sprawling metropolis, with the Atlantean people being enjoying an advanced and sophisticated existence.
At some point, according to the historical records, a natural disaster caused the city to be swallowed by the ocean, and the Atlantean culture was lost forever. Continue reading
Earth still has a vast amount of land to explore, with the possibility of manmade wonders that still need to be found around every corner. Additionally, the depths of the ocean, which was originally coastline or even inland, could also hold untold archaeological treasures.
These wonders still waiting to discovered will boggle the mind of mankind for generations to come, but here we discuss the top four discovered archaeological sights that still need to be explained to modern man. Continue reading
We’ve all heard the name of the famous city of Pompeii, the same city that was destroyed overnight almost two thousand years ago.
Once a bustling hub of trade, and one of the most populated cities during the reign of the Roman Empire, Pompeii was home to thousands of people, almost all of which lost their lives on that one, fateful day. Continue reading
Modern archaeology dates back to the 1800s, when scholars first found the ancient and buried city of Pompeii. Since then, archaeology has grown substantially, and it can be felt in just about every facet of the modern world.
From the happenings of our ancestors to how ancient disasters affected the world, almost all we know about what came before our society is thanks to the practice of archaeology. Continue reading
Artifacts hold significant value to the world whether of historical, cultural, or religious importance. Through the discovery of many ancient archaeological sites and artifacts we have learned much about the way previous civilisations lived, although many questions still remain unanswered. Continue reading
Even people who have no interest in archaeology are aware of ancient sites such as the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt and Stonehenge in the United Kingdom, but what about the places that have not received as much worldwide attention?
Here we go on a journey to discover the most awe-inspiring archaeological sites in the world and travel from China to the Yucatan Peninsula, from Peru to south-eastern Iraq, and the United States. Continue reading
Circa 5th century BCE, Greek historian Herodotus was the first to methodically study the past and may have been the first person to examine artifacts.
Fast forward thousands of years and archaeologists have since discovered an absolute bounty of artifacts from almost every period of human history. Continue reading
When ancient archaeological sites get funding for development it’s typically a benefit as it means improved controlled access and financial backing for excavation, preservation, and restoration.
However, this also means a lot more visitors and it’s becoming increasing difficult to find archaeological sites which aren’t crowded with tourists. For a more exclusive experience, you’ll have to head off the beaten track. Continue reading
At this point in time it’s almost impossible to know precisely how many people lived before us and while they have left evidence of vast civilisation behind, there are still plenty of archaeological mysteries which have remained unsolved to this day.
There is, without a doubt, much of the ancient world that we are as yet to uncover and fully comprehend and these four archaeological mysteries may remain unsolved for thousands of years to come. Continue reading