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Inka Museum, Cusco; The Desecration of Andean History

Perched on the corner of Cuesta del Almirante, the Inka Museum gives visitors a very brief glimpse into the ancient history of Peru. You will know when you are there by the dancing water fountain just outside. 1,298 more words

"Disbelieve it or not, ancient history suggests that atheism is as natural to humans as religion" | University of Cambridge

“Despite being written out of large parts of history, atheists thrived in the polytheistic societies of the ancient world – raising considerable doubts about whether humans really are ‘wired’ for religion – a new study suggests.” 79 more words


"Human Skeleton Found on Famed Antikythera Shipwreck" - Scientific American

“Two-thousand-year-old bones could yield first DNA from an ancient shipwreck victim.”

This is so exciting! It could tell us more about the shipwreck and potentially about the incredible Antikythera Mechanism. 10 more words


Third Gender Figures in the Ancient Near East

In the ancient Near East, there was a social standard by which men were ideally expected to behave. In the 21st century CE, expectations still exist, albeit in different forms. 790 more words

Ancient History

"The real utopia: This ancient civilisation thrived without war" | New Scientist

“The Indus civilisation seems to have flourished for 700 years without armour, weapons, inequality or royalty. Here’s how to build a paradise on Earth.”

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Book Extract - The Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipan, Chiclayo

Built across three floors, the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Sipan is a stand out feature against the small, somewhat dated buildings squatting in the backdrop. 1,383 more words

Ancient Symbolism