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10 Virtual Tours of Archaeological Sites & Museums in Turkey
Articleby Carole Raddato

10 Virtual Tours of Archaeological Sites & Museums in Turkey

Thanks to the new Sanal Muze digital portal released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey in 2020 CE, history lovers and art enthusiasts can now take virtual tours of Turkey's best archaeological sites and museums. There are currently...
Celtic Bronze Shields
Articleby Mark Cartwright

Celtic Bronze Shields

The ancient Celts produced magnificent bronze shields in Iron Age Britain which were most likely for ceremonial purposes and display. Several fine examples have miraculously survived as evidence of the imagination, skill, and artistry of...
A Tour in Ancient Athens
Articleby Spyros Kamilalis

A Tour in Ancient Athens

Athens is mostly associated with its ancient past rather than its modern turbulent state of the latest two hundred years. While walking the centre of the luminous city, the visitor can easily observe both ends of Hellenic culture. The city...
Diodorus Siculus' Account of the Life of Semiramis
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Diodorus Siculus' Account of the Life of Semiramis

Semiramis is the semi-divine Warrior-Queen of Assyria, whose reign is most clearly documented by the Greek historian Diodorus Siculus (90-30 BCE) in his great work Bibliotheca Historica ("Historical Library") written over thirty...
Interview: Korea-Japan Relations Through the Prism of Archaeology
Interviewby James Blake Wiener

Interview: Korea-Japan Relations Through the Prism of Archaeology

Ancient East Asia was dominated by the three states known today as China, Japan, and Korea. The complex chain of successive kingdoms created a rich web of events that archaeologists have sometimes found difficult to disentangle; a situation...
The Life of Crates of Thebes in Diogenes Laertius
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

The Life of Crates of Thebes in Diogenes Laertius

Crates of Thebes (l. c. 360-280 BCE) was one of the most important Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece. He was born to a wealthy family in Thebes but gave away his inheritance after realizing the futility of material possessions and the...
How an Adventure-loving American Saved the Thai Silk Industry
Articleby Kim Martins

How an Adventure-loving American Saved the Thai Silk Industry

Bangkok was once more commonly known as the Venice of the East due to the intricate network of waterways that crisscrossed the city in the 19th century CE. There were few roads in the 1800s CE so the city's inhabitants travelled and traded...
ArchaeoConcept Interview
Interviewby James Blake Wiener

ArchaeoConcept Interview

ArchaeoConcept is an independent company based in Biel, Switzerland that finds solutions to problems encountered by archaeologists and heritage managers which cannot be answered from within existing structures. Through its integrative projects...
Marcy Rockman and Playa Vista Archaeology
Videoby Past Preservers

Marcy Rockman and Playa Vista Archaeology

Marcy says, "I am a Ph.D. archaeologist concerned with the integration of archaeological findings into solutions for present-day environmental issues such as global warming. My research specialties include colonization and evolutionary theory...
Bering Land Bridge Natural Preserve
Imageby NPS Photo (National Preserve Alaska)

Bering Land Bridge Natural Preserve

Bering Land Bridge Natural Preserve. Many parts of this area look similar to how it may have looked when the first humans arrived there, perhaps around 30,000 years ago. From there on, early humans may have crossed to the Americas by around...
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