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