archeology

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…
In 2019, the Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in a catastrophic fire that ultimately damaged and destroyed its upper walls, roof, and spire. Even as it burned, devastated onlookers poured in…
The Parthenon Marbles and Greece’s quest for their restitution is perhaps one of the most famous instances of such a thing, with the marbles now becoming a part of two different and diametrically…
Up until the late nineteenth century, Rome’s forum—the political center of the ancient Roman world and now one of the most visited sites in the city—was still hidden, buried under meters of debris…
Here's what archaeology graduate programs are really like! There is no one kind of archaeologist to be and the directions that your studies can take you are too numerous to count. Archaeology is a…
Lately, the word's anxious focus on Ukraine has, understandably, reached new heights. The country is home to more than 44 million people and UNESCO World Heritage sites that include a string of…