He was met with one of the finest painted coffins ever found...
The notorious pirate “Black Sam” Bellamy sailed the seven seas, plundering and pirating, becoming the richest buccaneer ever known.
In the twenty-first century, archaeologist as rogue adventurer has been replaced by archaeologist as research scientist.
Probably more than any other social science, archaeology is a multidisciplinary field of study, one that relies heavily on the natural sciences and modern technology in the gathering, analysis, and interpretation of data.
He was a mythopoeic conqueror who simultaneously lived by the tenets of the strategically sound and the proportionally outrageous; a tribal leader recalling heroic deeds...
About 150 years after the establishment of Egyptology as an academic field, there still appears to be no agreement between scholars on the function of the Great Pyramid of Giza. There is a famous Jonathan Swift quote about how the law impacts upon the rich and poor in unequal measure which reads, “Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.” At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings.
In rather simplistic terms, these may be said to represent the forces of good and evil.
Between these two groups of beings are a range of creatures that come in all shapes and sizes.
But the crew drowned when their ship was wrecked, and the 102 lost...
One of the largest archaeology projects in the UK has revealed Anglo-Saxon settlements, a Roman military camp, remnants of a Medieval village, and a wealth of archaeological treasures. In Scandinavian folklore, there are numerous races of beings, the best-known of which (apart from human beings) are the gods and the jötnar, their nemesis.