ancient history

Henges were earthworks that began to emerge during the Neolithic period and sometimes, though not always, contained stone
As long as humanity has lived, stories have passed from one generation to the next. Stories have been the central focus in paintings by great artists, in beautiful songs by singers, themes for dance performances. Lately, storytelling has made it as a unique learning tool in the classroom as well!
Tsoukalos points out that there are three masonry styles in Machu Picchu. The material at the bottom is significantly older
The library is already receiving a number of tourists who can now wander the same stacks and sprawling courtyards that scholars
It is difficult in particular to treat Greek religion as comparable to modern religious communities. Yet we should not discount Pausanias' own fascination with what he observes.
The embalmed heart of a French knight showed signs of atherosclerosis.
Credit: Flickr/Paul Arps Credit: Flickr/Shriram Rajagopalan Ruins, despite what fedora-wearing archaeologists would have
The closest thing to hell on earth may very well be the Brazen Bull. Cast in bronze to look exactly like a bull, the structure
After living in the Midwest for about 30 years I really didn't know too much about Indiana -- it seemed like a nice state but my sense was that the state was pretty limited, culturally.
My explorations have taken me to the four corners of our planet: from rural hamlets to big cities in search of these museum