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17 March : Rubber bands are in fashion since 1845

Do you remember flying aeroplanes with the help of rubber band launcher pad. It used to be one of the favourite games of old times. 223 more words


Truth is Stranger than Fiction: The Order of the Black Panther in Ancient America

Jeremie Samuel

In the comic, Black Panther is a noble title given to the chief of the Panther tribe in the advanced African city of Wakanda. 1,266 more words

Guyana: Báo đốm châu Mỹ

Báo đốm có thể coi là con mãnh hổ của châu Mỹ. Nó không chỉ quan trọng đối với Guyana mà còn là một quyền lực thật sự trong các nền văn hóa châu Mỹ khác. 4,277 more words


"Fat Boys," Magnetism, and Magic

The “fat boys” are sculptures usually associated with Olmec/Maya/Izapan sites in southern Mexico and Guatemala, especially near the Pacific coast.  They look very different from the sophisticated sculptures we usually associate with the ancient cities of that area.  1,903 more words

"Martian fashion wear“ in Stone

Who modeled this helmet-wearing figure? It was made between 1150 and 100 BC, is 17cm high, was made of reddish sandstone and is supposed to represent an Olmek priest king. 120 more words

Ancient History

Design for Eternity Reviewed by CAA

See a review of our exhibition catalogue for “Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas, over at CAA Reviews.