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Book Review – Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors

Chronicle of the Chinese Emperors: The Reign-By-Reign Record of the Rulers of Imperial China by Ann Paludan This is an excellent history book.  It is well organized and a useful reference work for projects and information purposes.  It is also well … Continue reading

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Book Review – Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens

Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya by Simon Martin and Nikolai Grube This book is chock full of site plans and photos, artifacts and loads of maps. This is a highly informative work … Continue reading

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THE HAMMER OF THOR

A small hammer dating to the 10th century was found recently on the Danish Island of Lolland. Over 1000 of these amulets have been found across Northern Europe but the pendant from Lolland is the only one with a runic … Continue reading

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What Is Archaeology?

By Owen Jarus, Archaeology is fundamentally the study of humanity and its past. Archaeologists study things that were created, used or changed by humans. They do this by studying the material remains — the stuff we leave behind, such as … Continue reading

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Britain’s oldest settlement is Amesbury not Thatcham

Archaeologists discover Wiltshire site is forerunner to Stonehenge and has been continually occupied since 8,820BC -Article by Mark Brown Britain’s oldest settlement is not where we thought it was, a team of archaeologists said on Thursday as they announced with … Continue reading

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