archaeology

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Adventures In Atl Atl Throwing!
December 30, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  Everyone knows about the bow and arrow, the sling shot, and the spear, but most people have never heard of an atl atl. For thousands of years, going all the way back to the Pleistocene, this was our ancestors’ weapon of choice when hunting large game. So let’s see how easy these things are […]

Moments frozen in time.
December 23, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  Archaeologists study past human behavior. We do so using material evidence left behind that tells us of that behavior. Artifacts and architecture retrieved from the past may be esthetically pleasing, but ultimately archaeologists are most interested in the people who made or built these things to answer questions such as who, what, when, where, and […]

The Winter Solstice And The Rise Of Kukulkan
December 21, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  In celebration of the official start of winter today, we proudly present our humble thoughts on the importance of the Sun’s path through the sky as perceived by different cultures around the world. Although it barely seems worth mentioning today, in the past, solar events like the winter solstice were cause for great celebration, […]

Egyptian Jewelry: What To Get Your Mummy For Christmas And Why
December 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

By Corey Green, HMNS Discovery Guide   In Ancient Egypt, jewelry pieces had meaning beyond the vanity of beautification. Jewelry patterns, materials, and all the way down to the very colors carried their own connotations of meaning and symbolism to the people who wore it. Most designs used beads or colored minerals inlaid in various […]


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