Map of the Urnfield Culture c. 1300 BCE
A map illustrating the spread and context of the late-Bronze Age culture in Europe known as the Urnfield culture by around 1300 BCE. The Urnfield culture is generally recognized as one of the root cultures of the Celts.
The Dolmens of Sicily
It is a well-known fact that Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean sea, went through a quite complex prehistoric period. So much so that it is difficult to navigate through the muddle of people that have followed each other over...
Some Active Trade Routes in the Bronze Age Mediterranean
A map detailing some of the active maritime trade routes in the Aegean during the Middle and Late Bronze Age.
Bronze Age Mediterranean Invasions & Migrations
A map of the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean indicating the various invasions and migrations of the period.
Sicily in the Early Bronze Age
A map of Sicily in the early Bronze Age (2169 ±120 BCE - c.1500 BCE) divided into 4 cultural macro-regions: northern Sicily with the Rodì-Tindari-Vallelunga culture, western with the Naro/Partanna culture, the south-east with the Castelluccio...
Bronze Age Stilt Houses, Lake Constance
Reconstructed Bronze Age stilt houses (also known as pile dwellings) at Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen, Lake Constance, Germany.
Bronze Age Women
Modern re-enactment of Bronze Age life.
The Migration Period, also called the Barbarian Invasions or German: Völkerwanderung (wandering of the peoples), was a period of human migration that occurred roughly between 300 to 700 CE in Europe, marking the transition from Late Antiquity...
Dogs & Their Collars in the Age of Enlightenment
In medieval and Renaissance Europe, dogs were considered little more than 'machines' which performed certain tasks, such as guarding a home or tracking game, but this view changed significantly during the Age of Enlightenment (also known...
The Amarna Letters are a body of 14th-century BCE correspondence exchanged between the rulers of the Ancient Near East and Egypt. They are perhaps the earliest examples of international diplomacy while their most common subjects are negotiations...