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The White Horse of Uffington
Articleby Brian Haughton

The White Horse of Uffington

The cutting of huge figures or geoglyphs into the turf of English hillsides has been going on for more than 3000 years. There are 56 hill figures scattered around England, with the vast majority on the chalk downlands of the southern part...
Ice Age
Definitionby Emma Groeneveld

Ice Age

An ice age is a period in which the earth's climate is colder than normal, with ice sheets capping the poles and glaciers dominating higher altitudes. Within an ice age, there are varying pulses of colder and warmer climatic conditions, known...
The Great Temple of Hattusa
Imageby Carole Raddato

The Great Temple of Hattusa

The area of the Great Temple located in the Lower City of Hattusa (the capital of the Hittite Empire in the Late Bronze Age). The temple was built in the 14th century BCE and was dedicated to the supreme deities of the Hittites, Teshub, the...
Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests
Videoby ThegnThrand

Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests

Thrand and Eldgrim test the long awaited Naue II Bronze swords from master bronze weaponsmith and Historian Neil Burridge . They give short history and Thrand test the sword along with aspis in hand out on 20% ballistic gel ans with layers...
Women in the Viking Age
Articleby Emma Groeneveld

Women in the Viking Age

Although women in the Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) lived in a male-dominated society, far from being powerless, they ran farms and households, were responsible for textile production, moved away from Scandinavia to help settle Viking territories...
Mari
Definitionby Henry Curtis Pelgrift

Mari

Mari was a city-state located near the west bank of the Euphrates River in Northern Mesopotamia (now eastern Syria) during the Early Bronze Age and the Middle Bronze Age. One of the earliest known planned cities, Mari is believed to have...
Bronze Age Mediterranean Invasions & Migrations
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Bronze Age Mediterranean Invasions & Migrations

A map of the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean indicating the various invasions and migrations of the period.
Soreq Cave
Imageby Dany Sternfeld

Soreq Cave

Soreq Cave, Israel The stalactites and other cave formations help paleoclimate research for the northern Levant.
Thera
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Thera

Thera is the ancient name for both the island of Santorini in the Greek Cyclades and the name of the volcano which famously erupted on the island in the middle Bronze Age. The 17th century BCE eruption covered Akrotiri, the most important...
Paleolithic
Definitionby Emma Groeneveld

Paleolithic

The Palaeolithic ('Old Stone Age') makes up the earliest chunk of the Stone Age – the large swathe of time during which hominins used stone to make tools – and ranges from the first known tool use roughly 2,6 million years ago...