History of archaeology
Archaeology is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts,...
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How were the pyramids of egypt really built
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TV Coverage of the Planetary Alignment with the Pyramids Fact-finding Observation
Find out whether the historic Planetary Alignment with the Pyramids turned to be fact or fiction. Watch the TV Coverage of the fact-finding observation.
Why did the Ancient Egyptians stop building pyramids?
The Egyptians stopped building their most prominent structures with the beginning of the New Kingdom, but why? What was the cause that led to the abandonment of the most incredible ancient structures ...
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Carter had built a reputation for sc...
Nazi Gold Train 'Found In Poland' By Treasure Hunters
A Nazi train thought to be full of gold and gems which vanished during the Second World War has been found by two men in Poland, the pair have reportedly claimed. The armoured train is said to have go...
Man Buys 10.000 Undeveloped Negatives At A Local Auction And Discovers One Of The Most Important Street Photographers Of The Mid 20th Century
Imagine this : perhaps the most important street photographer of the twentieth century was a nanny who kept everything to herself. Nobody had ever seen her work and she was a complete unknown until th...
New Mexico Millionaire Lures Treasure Hunters With Hidden Chest
New Mexico Millionaire Lures Treasure Hunters With Hidden Chest More than five years ago, art collector and author Forrest Fenn decided to hide a treasure chest in the Rocky Mountains. Since then, he ...
The lost pyramid of Egypt; believed to be a myth, now a reality
Djedefre was the pharaoh who ruled over Egypt around 2556 BC, and during his reign, almost five millennia ago, he built the tallest and most incredible pyramid, even greater than the ones which were c...
40 Rare and Important Archaeological Finds of all time
The past can be both shocking and familiar. It’s common to say that human nature never changes – but it’s still possible for archaeology to surprise us, by pulling things from the ground which transfo...
Amazing Pictures Of The Ancient Egyptian Pyramids
Russian photographer Vadim Mahora has released some spectacular photos of the Egyptian Pyramids of Cairo. Vadim manged to climb one of the pyramids and took some great shots of these ancient buildings...
25 Most Intense Archaeological Discoveries In Human History
If you think archaeology is boring check out the 25 most intense archaeological discoveries in human history. They'll change your mind.
Egyptian pyramids - Egypt: Great Pyramids
The only surviving wonder of the ancient world, Egypt's pyramid of Cheops takes up 13 acres of land, and overlooks the neighboring pyramids belonging to this...
Knossos
A video segment, sans narration, so you can hear the underscore. This is the famous palace on the island of Crete - home to the Minoans. Good king Minos live...
Knossos - Slide show
A video segment, sans narration, so you can hear the underscore. This is the famous palace on the island of Crete - home to the Minoans. Good king Minos live...
History of Chinese archaeology
Chinese archaeology has been practiced since the Song Dynasty.
During the Song Dynasty (960–1279), the scholar Ouyang Xiu (1007–1072) analyzed alleged ancient artifacts bearing archaic inscription...
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Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli
Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli or Cyriacus of Ancona (31 July 1391 — 1453/55) was a restlessly itinerant Italian humanist and antiquarian who came from a prominent family of merchants in Ancona. Sometimes he...
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Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (9 December 1717 – 8 June 1768) was a German art historian and archaeologist. He was a pioneering Hellenist who first articulated the difference between Greek, Greco-Roman a...
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Description de l'Égypte
The Description de l'Égypte (English: Description of Egypt) was a series of publications, appearing first in 1809 and continuing until the final volume appeared in 1829, which offered a comprehens...
Description de l'Égypte - Wikipedia
Rosetta Stone
The Rosetta Stone is a granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis, Egypt, in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. The decree appears in three scripts: the upper text is Ancient E...
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Egyptian hieroglyphs
Egyptian hieroglyphs (/ˈhaɪər.ɵɡlɪf/ HYR-o-GLIF; Egyptian: mdw·w-nṯr, "god's words") were a formal writing system used by the ancient Egyptians that combined logographic and alphabetic elements. Egypt...
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Elgin Marbles
The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles (/ˈɛlɡɪn/ EL-gin), are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures (made mostly by Greek sculptor Phidias and his assistants), inscription...
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Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. The name cuneiform itself simply ...
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Egyptian pyramids
Unicode: 𓍋𓅓𓂋𓉴The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt.As of November 2008, there are sources citing both 118 and 138 as the number of identified Egypti...
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Bush Barrow
Bush Barrow is a site of the early British Bronze Age (ca. 2000 BC), at the western end of the Normanton Down Barrows cemetery. It is among the most important sites of the Stonehenge complex, having p...
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Hisarlik
Hisarlik (Turkish: Hisarlık, "Place of Fortresses"), often spelled Hissarlik, is the modern name for the site of ancient Troy, also known as Ilion, and is located in what is now Turkey (historically A...
Flinders Petrie
Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, FRS (3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942), commonly known as Flinders Petrie, was an English Egyptologist and a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology and pr...
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Knossos
Knossos or Cnossos (/ˈnɒsɒs/; also Knossus or Cnossus /ˈnɒsəs/; Greek: Κνωσός, [knoˈsos]), is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete and is considered Europe's oldest city.The name Kn...
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Mortimer Wheeler
Brigadier Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler, MC (10 September 1890 – 22 July 1976) was a British archaeologist and officer in the British Army. Over the course of his career, he served as Director of b...
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