ancient art

The Casa della Regina Carolina Project, focused on an imperial Roman home in Pompeii, seeks to rework many aspects of how we view Roman life, but the team’s current goals are to examine how people of…
The prevalence of the sun as a symbol throughout art history is undeniable. From the Virgin Mary’s biblical association with Solar bodies (both sun and moon) to the Incan sun god Inti to an eventual…
The underground cities of Cappadocia—located in the middle of Turkey’s Central Anatolia Plateau—are one of the most awe-inspiring remnants of the ancient world. Comprised of vast tunnel complexes,…
Artists have long explored human feelings through a variety of media and perspectives. Love and anger, opposite as well as complementary forces, provide us with some of the most captivating examples…
Indiana Jones is a terrible archeologist. Yet, despite the films having next to nothing to do with actual archeological work, he is somehow the most famous icon of the field. Those within the field…
The Chavín are perhaps best known for their peculiar artistic style and iconography—one that depicts amalgamations of humans, plants, and animals in tortuous and stylized forms that act as both a…
Archeologist gives inside look at their research process & unpacks discoveries. When one hears the name "Nasca,"* the first thing that comes to mind is probably the monumental geoglyphs of the…
Regardless of gender, ethnicity, creed, or political ideology, one thing for certain is we are going to die. Death is the inevitable fate in the plight of man and the great equalizer to all.…