2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe archaeological site of Persepolis was part of the Achaemenid Dynasty of the Persian Empire, established by King Darius about 515 BC.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe people known as Anasazi, or more properly Ancestral Puebloan, were the people who built Chaco Canyon and the Great Houses that were connected to it.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZLuminescence dating is a scientific methods which date certain artifacts by measuring the amount of light energy they have trapped.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZArchaeologists define the Anasazi chronology as beginning during the Late Archaic period, and ending 3,000 years later when Chaco Canyon was abandoned.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZShort list of the main facts and aspects of Aztec culture
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Popol Vuh, often dubbed the Bible of the Maya, narrates the creation myth of the Maya Quiché of Guatemala and the Story of the Hero Twins.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZHunahpu and Xbalanque are two semi-god twins whose story is narrated in the Popol Vuh,the sacred book of the Maya Quiché of Guatemala.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZMonte Alban was the capital city of the Zapotec Civilization, sited 1400 meters above sea level in the Valley of Oaxaca of central Mexico. T
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Mesoamerican ball game was an exciting, dangerous game played by most cultures in central America, beginning over 3,500 years ago.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZErlitou is a very large Bronze Age (Shang or Xia Dynasty) site located 9 kilometers southwest of Yanshi City in Henan Province of China.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZWhat killed Otzi the Iceman? Was it murder, an accident, or was he purposefully buried high in the Italian Alps 5,300 years ago? Page 2.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Oasis Theory is a core concept in archaeology, referring to one of the main hypotheses about the origins of agriculture.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZIx Chel was the Maya moon goddess, and the patron deity of fertility, childbirth, and weaving; but was she the only moon goddess?
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThis page describes the archaeology of Peru, with a brief introduction to Precolumbian Peru and the ancient Andes
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZA pit house (also spelled pithouse) is a type of dwelling that was excavated partly into the earth, from a few inches to more than three feet.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZModern human beings are the result of millions of years of evolution. But not just physical evolution:
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZA 4500 year old statuette of a lovely girl from the ancient Harappan town of Mohenjo-Daro dances across space and time into our imaginations.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Aztec Calendar Stone, known more properly as the Aztec Sun Stone, is a basalt sculpture with carvings related to the sun god Tonatiuh and other calendar symbols
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Triple Alliance was a military and political pact formed by three city-states of the Valley of Mexico, forming what was to become the Aztec Empire.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZPaisley Caves are a set of seven rockshelters in south central Oregon which are believed to contain the first evidence of human use of the Pacific Coast to colonize the American continents.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZMesopotamia is an ancient civilization that took up pretty much everything that today is modern Iraq, a triangular patch wedged between the Tigris River, the Zagros Mountains, and the Lesser Zab River.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Chatelperronian period ca 40,000-33,000 years ago, is usually associated with Neanderthals, and bears evidence of some kind of interaction with African newcomers to Europe.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe macuahuitl was an offensive weapon used by the Aztecs in combat. Europeans called it the Aztec sword, but it was neither curved nor made of metal.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZBoth North and South America were populated when the Europeans arrived in the late 15th century--and their civilizations were vast and sophisticated.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Maya Civilization refers to several independent, loosely affiliated city states who shared a cultural heritage beginning about 2,500 years ago.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZCro-Magnons are what scholars now call Anatomically Modern Humans or Early Modern Humans, our near-ancestors who started us down the path to modernity
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Bering Land Bridge allowed human population into the Americas some 15,000 years ago: and scholars suggest it may partly regulate global climates.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZA midden is the archaeological term for a trash heap,an archaeological treasure of food stuff and other organic material, broken crockery and tools.
2016-10-27T11:01:50ZThe Achaemenids were the ruling dynasty of Cyrus the Great over the Persian empire, from 550 to 330 BC, when it was conquered by Alexander the Great.