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Here Is St. Peter's Instead of a Truck Stop

First off, my apologies to REM for the title…

Scavi (Excavations) Tour

We actually went underneath St. Peter’s Basilica before we went inside it!  The Vatican offers a tour of the necropolis underneath the basilica, where St. 995 more words

Trip Reports

So you think you are an archaeologist?

I used to have a professor who later became my employer. He asked once during field school “Do you think you are an archaeologist?” The girl sat next to me excitedly defended her understanding of why we were, in fact, archaeologists. 1,231 more words

Archaeological Education

Futurology 15 ~ Mars comet, inhabitants, tractor beam, gamer tanks, engineering cells, high Ice age, tattooed cannabis smoker mummy

Good fit— All the planets in the Solar System can fit back to back into the distance from the Earth to the moon — about 384,400km — with 8030kms to spare. 710 more words


Shadow of the Past

Iron Age Round House, Butser Ancient Farm, Hampshire UK.


What was discovered about cave paintings will shock you and change the history books

New evidence was published last week in the journal Nature that proves Europe is no longer the birthplace of art. A team of archeologists from Australia and Indonesia headed by Maxime Aubert and Adam Brumm of Griffith University investigated a series of cave paintings in Maros on the southern part of the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. 336 more words

Art History News

Postcard 7 from the Arab world – A female solo traveller

This weekend I travelled to Bahrain for a break. I still dressed in trousers and long sleeved and loose tops out of respect for the culture but it was a relief to remove my abaya and hijab and enjoy freedom of movement. 469 more words