Archaeology

Planning My Trip To Hell Part 1- Finding It

"So did you watch "Big Trouble In Little China?"  I asked Patrick.   He did, he replied, while coding away. "So you saw what I mean.  Chinese people got a lot of Hells, which is bad, but at least they're apparently easy to find.   ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 29 2010 - 7:10pm

Discovered- Oldest Roman Baths In Asia Minor

An archaeological team has discovered the oldest Roman baths in Asia Minor- underneath existing Roman baths.  Location:  Sagalassos, Turkey, which was inhabited as a city until the 7th century AD, when it was destroyed by earthquakes.  Prior to the Sagalas ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 12 2010 - 9:39am

Greek Gods In The Land Of Jesus

Tolerance has meant different things in different eras.  For some religions in the past, there was a 'convert or die' mentality, which tended to drive out competitors but, at least when it comes to works of art, old religions have always survived ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 16 2010 - 3:05pm

The Ring Of Apollo And Phoenician Wealth In 300 BC

It's been hard for archaeologists to pin down the extent of idle wealth in ancient people, but it is generally believed only those in the richest locations, like capital cities, had it.    A recent discovery, in an urban context and at an orderly arch ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 20 2010 - 10:24am

Ancient Graphic Design Unearthed In Peru?

Amelia Carolina Sparavigna in the department of physics of   Politecnico di Torino says she has discovered geoglyphs, essentially earthwork graphic designs carved into the landscape, near Lake Titicaca is in the Andes Mountains on the border of Peru and Bo ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 14 2010 - 1:03pm

Ancient ruins under the Persian Gulf?

Less than 8,000 years ago, evidence shows modern people suddenly appeared en masse outside Africa, on the shores of the Persian Gulf.  An odd event, to be sure.   Jeffrey Rose, writing in Current Anthroplogy, now says the reason is that the land that broug ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Dec 9 2010 - 2:48pm

Ancient Chinese Secret- Soup From 400 B.C.

If you think people in your family can't cook, imagine how bad the soup must have been to bury it and leave it untouched for 2,400 years.    Chinese archaeologists say a bronze cooking pot dug up near the former capital Xian (for 1,100 years- go see t ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Dec 14 2010 - 1:57pm

Wine 4,100 B.C.- World's Oldest Winery Discovered

A cave inside some remote mountains of Armenia contain what is being called the oldest winery yet discovered, dating back to around 4,100 B.C., 1,000 years earlier than previous finds. The discovery was made in the same  mysterious Armenian cave complex wh ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 12 2011 - 5:31am

The Rise Of Empires As Seen By Trees

In ancient times, when things went wrong in battle or the economy, people blamed leaders (if they didn't like them) or the Gods (if they liked the leaders) but maybe they should have blamed global warming.   Errr, and cooling. A new study in Science u ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 14 2011 - 4:03pm

Between The Nazca Lines: Evidence Vs. “I Wanna Believe”

Well, we now know what a Cargo Cult is, and we are now up to date on the recent research into the Nasca Lines. What I haven’t brought you completely up to date on is the actual Ancient Alien Theory explanation of the Nazca lines. The History Channel sums i ...

Article - Serra Head - Jan 28 2011 - 9:39am