Howard Carter was a famous archaeologist who made one of the most remarkable discoveries of all time: King Tut's tomb!
It would be impossible to visit Ireland's Dingle Peninsula without seeing a clochán, more commonly known as a beehive hut. Who built them, and how old are they?
Asian jade is losing its luster as styles change and more counterfeiters enter the market. More and more people are turning to Guatemalan jadeite, a harder, tougher form of jade, and with some wonderful history and mythology as a bonus.
The Shroud of Turin is the quintessential holy relic. Many claim it’s the best evidence of Jesus’s resurrection. However, it’s not without controversy. Many suspect that it’s a fake. The problem? Over the years, proving it either way has been hampered, making it more elusive than ever before.
The National Museum of Asian Art is located on the Mall in Washington, DC. The museum has art and artifacts from Asia’s long history. The sections include Japan, the Islamic World, the Indian Subcontinent, China, Korea, Japan, South Asia, and South East Asia. Admission is free.
This article suggests a list of some of the best archaeological sites in the world. A brief summary explains the historical and archaeological significance of each site.
An analysis of the nature of archaeological conclusions drawn from erroneous assumptions made by archaeologists
The earliest artifacts or fossils often hold surprising information that close gaps in science and history. Enjoy reading about ten cases that are as interesting as they are informative.
From archaeologists who risked their lives to the experts that reported dodgy colleagues, here are six times the good guys won.
Are American and Chinese ginseng similar? If they are, what other similarities exist between the East and West? Find out about pyramids, hieroglyphics, and other connections between cultures.
The Voynich Manuscript is an ancient relic that no one can decipher. It is said to be the most mysterious book in the world. After a century the riddle of the manuscript has left historians and experts bewildered.
Discusses the domestication of animals and plants during the Neolithic Revolution, including how domestication occurred in different regions, why domestication occurred, and its consequences.
At a former Katy, Texas, attraction, visitors could see photos of Emperor Qin's 6,000 terra cotta army, a replica of the Forbidden City, and other related artifacts.
Stonehenge has fascinated people for ages, but what was its original purpose? When was it built and by whom?