Tag: Archaeology

Spanish Archaeologist Sentenced to Prison

“A significant discovery was believed to have been made when a series of nearly 300 ostracas (ceramic pieces) with words engraved in Latin , Basque, and Egyptian hieroglyphs were discovered on the site. Eliseo Gil, the excavation director, once boasted that their discovery would “rewrite the history books”.” – Stephen… Continue Reading “Spanish Archaeologist Sentenced to Prison”

A Sleeping Ancient City Revealed: Falerii Novi and GPR

“The astonishing level of detail which we have achieved at Falerii Novi, and the surprising features that GPR has revealed, suggest that this type of survey could transform the way archaeologists investigate urban sites, as total entities.” – Professor Martin Millett, Cambridge’s Faculty of… Continue Reading “A Sleeping Ancient City Revealed: Falerii Novi and GPR”

Largest Maya Building Ever Found Is Located In Tabasco, Mexico

“This area is developed – it’s not the jungle; people live there – but this site was not known because it is so flat and huge. It just looks like a natural landscape. But with LIDAR, it pops up as a very well-planned shape.”… Continue Reading “Largest Maya Building Ever Found Is Located In Tabasco, Mexico”

Pompeii; Lost for 1,684 Years or Known through the Ages?

A popular notion has entrenched itself in the minds of the general public. The notion is that the city of Pompeii in Italy was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in 79 AD, and that its location was lost until the 18th century. The other… Continue Reading “Pompeii; Lost for 1,684 Years or Known through the Ages?”

History: Methods, Studies, and History

This article contains a collection of links to other articles that help understand history and historical studies. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~

A Concise Timeline of the Development of Historical Studies and Investigatory Methods

This article contains a brief summary of the development of the methods used for historical investigation. The contents in this article are subject to being updated when the greater body of information grows. If there is a question mark after the name, this means… Continue Reading “A Concise Timeline of the Development of Historical Studies and Investigatory Methods”

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