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  1. Swedish Schools to Ditch Ancient History in Favor of Gender Roles

    ... of sensible data within its parts. Suggest that the music of Bach is not random, but crafted to sound that way ...

    ashley cowie - 28/09/2019 - 18:56

  2. Cochasquí: The Immense Pyramids of Ecuador Provide Evidence for a Forgotten Civilization

    The archaeological sites in Ecuador are often overshadowed by more popular locations in neighboring Colombia and Peru. However, archaeology enthusiasts have a wealth of options including more than just well-known Ingapirca to admire. Take for example the huge, 83.9-hectare site of Cochasqui, where pyramids and sacred animals patiently remind us that Ecuadorian archaeology holds more secrets than most people recognize.

    Alicia McDermott - 15/02/2018 - 18:51

  3. Voices of the Dead: The Strange Origins of Eye Idols

    Urfa man, known formally as the Balikligöl statue, is the oldest human-size statue of a man yet discovered in the world. He is currently housed in Şanliurfa’s Archeology Museum, Southeast Turkey. Urfa man was discovered in the Old Town section of Şanliurfa, but in antiquity belongs to the same thought world of Göbekli Tepe, a site half an hour away from the museum by car. 

    Alistair - 23/02/2015 - 12:31

  4. Conference on Precession and Ancient Knowledge

    ... plant hybridization, animal husbandry, hydraulics, poetry, music and epic story telling, and of course the ability to ...

    ancient-origins - 04/05/2014 - 11:39

  5. Who Were the Tamil Saints of the Bhakti Movement?

    Broadly speaking, the Tamil saints refers to the holy men and women of Hinduism who lived in Tamilakam, the geographical area inhabited by the ancient Tamil people which covers the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent.

    dhwty - 03/11/2019 - 19:02

  6. El Infiernito: Sacred Site of the Muisca Civilization of Colombia

    ... culture and usually consisted of singing, incense burning, music from numerous instruments such as the drums and ...

    Gisele Santos - 25/09/2015 - 14:58

  7. Where the Fairies Dwell: Irish Ringforts in Our World and Theirs

    ... comes accounts of people having seen or heard lights and music coming from the raths at night. As such many refused to ...

    Veronica Parkes - 06/03/2020 - 01:44

  8. Ancient Mythology Informs Modern Series: The Fantastical Folktales of Harry Potter

    ... and Fluffy have been attributed with a weakness for music. In the Greek myth, Orpheus used his lyre to lull the ...

    Alicia McDermott - 18/07/2018 - 23:02

  9. Candomble: The African-Brazilian Dance in Honor of the Gods

    ... one of the most significant aspects of worship includes music and dance. The Candomblé mass involves celebration, ...

    Gisele Santos - 19/11/2015 - 03:50

  10. Body Snatchers and Tortured Spirits: The Dark History of the South Bridge Vaults of Edinburgh

    ... been set up to host private events, weddings, and live music. Several high-profile television shows and ...

    lizleafloor - 12/08/2015 - 14:52

  11. Marriage: Is the Sacred Bond a Result of Social Evolution or Deliberate Design?

    Getting married is an age-old celebration, which commemorates the joining of two individuals together in matrimony.  For many in today’s society it represents picking out invitations, dresses, decorations, food and flowers, and finally ‘tying the knot’. Yet getting married is more than just fun and frivolities.  It is a ritualized contract that forms a legal partnership between the individuals. This contract establishes the rights and obligations between the happy couple and those of any potential offspring. 

    Rita Louise - 04/09/2017 - 19:04

  12. Crimes And Conspiracies Continue At Ancient Caral Site In Central Peru

    Along the rust colored, arid, and rocky costal valleys of North Central Peru, within the Supe Valley resides an extensive archaeological site known as Caral. This is one of the most important archaeological sites on Earth and currently, crimes are in progress in Caral that are endangering the lives of archaeologists and may very well erase essential archaeological secrets from the pages of history.

    Mark Andrew Carpenter - 02/03/2021 - 18:04

  13. Art of an Empire: The Imagination, Creativity and Craftsmanship of the Aztecs

    The Aztec Empire, centred at the capital of Tenochtitlan, dominated most of Mesoamerica in the 15th and 16th centuries CE. With military conquest and trade expansion the art of the Aztecs also spread, helping the Aztecs achieve a cultural and political hegemony over their subjects and creating for posterity a tangible record of the artistic imagination and great talent of the artists from this last great Mesoamerican civilization.

    ancient-origins - 07/11/2016 - 01:02

  14. The Acropolis Of Athens: A Golden Age Legacy

    The Acropolis of Athens is the most famous of the many acropolises from ancient Greece.

    Sarah P Young - 03/08/2019 - 14:06

  15. New Shocking Clues Into Human Origins From Qesem Cave

    Just one week after it was announced that the inhabitants of the Qesem Cave, located 12 kilometers east of Tel Aviv in Israel, perhaps practiced swan shamanism as much as 420,000 years ago, comes evidence that these same individuals

    Andrew Collins - 14/10/2019 - 14:06

  16. Ancient Symbols of Power: Royal Egyptian Rock Art of Nag el-Hamdulab Depict Rule of State and Military Might

    ... communicate the rituals of hunting, butchering, feasting, music and dance of the Old Kingdom. A scene of cattle being ...

    lizleafloor - 13/11/2015 - 14:35

  17. A Trove of New Denisovan Discoveries Revealed At A Recent Anthropological Conference

    ... of a whistle or flute , suggesting the invention of music, and the presence of an extremely advanced blade tool ...

    Andrew Collins - 03/04/2019 - 22:53

  18. Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

    The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions – the known world for the Greeks at the time.

    Joanna Gillan - 03/07/2019 - 01:26

  19. An Ancient Australian Connection to India?

    Darren Curnoe /The Conversation

    When was the remote Australian continent first settled? Where did these ancient Australians come from? Was the island settled once, or on multiple occasions? Is there a genealogical connection between the Indigenous people of Australia and India?

    ancient-origins - 20/03/2017 - 01:09

  20. Did Autism Make the Denisovans Savants of the Prehistoric Age?

    A genetic study hints strongly that the Denisovans, who roamed the earth down to the end of the last ice age, possessed autistic skills, which were then passed on to their modern-human descendants.

    Andrew Collins - 12/04/2021 - 15:04