Just one week into the excavation and we’ve invented a desperate new sport for the afternoons – Zembil Ball. This involves standing on the drive throwing a football into the top of a stack of zembils (rubber buckets made from used car tyres) from increasing distances. 481 more words
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I talk often about having to approach archaeological work with a sense of humanity, and in a case like this, compassion. This grave, tentatively dated to the twelfth century, once cleaned for documentation, revealed a tragedy whose details will probably never fully come to light. 378 more words
New evidence from the Levantine region further suggests that neanderthals and modern homo sapiens were living in the same area (in Levantine region) at the same time! 80 more words
Protecting culture is protecting the nation.
Alas! The Christmas vacation leg was about to end and before we go back home from a week-long stay in Sagada, Mountain Province, my friends and I decided also to visit another famous tourist destination in the Cordillera region. 333 more words