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
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
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