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Did warfare spark the development of civilisations?

Ancient warfare around 400-500 BC and during the first century AD may have been responsible in part, for shaping how civilisations developed in the Titicaca basin, Peru.

Archaeologists excavate the Canaanite/Israelite site of Tell Belata

Archaeologists excavate the ancient Canaanite/Israelite of Tell Belata,  in the West Bank of Palestine in Nablus.

Olympia’s destruction caused by tsunamis

A new study on the sedimentary burial of Olympia has revealed that it was possibly destroyed by a series of tsunamis.

The Death Of British Archaeology?….. Not quite yet.

The positions available to archaeologists diminishes all the time, yet people around the world still hear the calling of the dirt. They say now that...

The Ancients’ Greatest Hits – The Music Of Ghosts: The Greeks

Music is a cognitive recognition of the primitive elements in all of us, the exact same primitive elements that have existed all through our evolution, love, greed, loss, jealousy, hate.

The English Civil War, its Fortifications and a ‘Modern’ Parliament?

The English Civil was one of those periods in history which is best known for the people who instigated it and the destruction wrought throughout the country.

Did Famine Destroy ‘Camelot’?

South Cadbury Castle is well known for its suspected association with King Arthur as the site of his infamous castle, Camelot. Excavations have shown that the site was indeed strengthened in the period formally known as the Dark Ages, at the time of the legendary Arthur

Study Archaeology? We Don’t Dig Dinosaurs

The reasons people choose to go into the field of archaeology are diverse. There is a need to get to know the people who came before us. This is a brief account of one such experience. Please note: This is a non-academic view!

The Vikings’ Finest Failure: Vinland and ‘The Field of Jellyfish’

How the Vikings played out a saga of epic exploration and experiment, only for the daggers of reality to seep in and perform their deadly craft as the noose of extreme indigenous un-rest and limited resources slowly cut the throat of the short-lived Viking colony in the New World.

Stonehenge – New theories about the origins of the stones

Stonehenge is a monument that has been standing for around 5,000 years, but new discoveries are overturning established theories about where the rocks used in its construction originated from.