/archaeology

Exploring Egypt’s Mysteries

Exploring Egypt’s Mysteries
... I know better (though I still wish for my own personal international mystery thriller requiring a disguise). In addition to the architecture and archaeology for which it is so famous, Egypt enjoys the best of both worlds, with world-class beaches for those looking to compliment their “sun” with a little “surf”.  Head to the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula, to Sharm el Sheikh, to enjoy beautiful stretches of sandy beach. Sharm el Sheikh holidays can be scheduled year-round. ...
July 26th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: all-inclusive, archaeology, egypt, featuredarticle

Mudlarking

Mudlarking
... cathedrals, are never going to show you. And of course, I might always find that elusive golden guinea… Photo by fotologic on flickr Tags: archaeology, featuredarticle, walking ...
June 21st, 2010 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: archaeology, featuredarticle, walking

A.F.R.s: Turkish Archaeology 101

A.F.R.s: Turkish Archaeology 101
... spot… or be simply forgotten by the side of the road. For those of us from The New World this means every turn is a wonderful jumble of history, archaeology and anthropology, from Roman amphitheatres to Seljuk outposts to Greek columns. Some bits, however, end up relegated to the designation I learned from a local guide in Oman years ago, when he was yet again asked the significance of a random historical chunk lying in the midst of unidentifiable ruins. “That” he said authoritatively, “is...
March 4th, 2009 | Brendan | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: archaeology, culture, Photos, turkey

Visiting Lucy at the Pacific Science Center

... that meets your specific needs.   Image credit:  personal collection _________________________________________________ Tags: archaeology, Ethiopia, Family Friendly, fossils, History & Information, Lucy, museums, Pacific-Science-Center, paleoenthology, science, Seattle-Center ...
December 13th, 2008 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: archaeology, Ethiopia, Family Friendly, fossils, History & Information, Lucy, museums, Pacific-Science-Center, paleoenthology, science, Seattle-Center

Mudlarking

... taken to the Museum of London.  Still, you’re not doing it for the money, are you? Picture credit – Melanie Major  on Flickr Tags: archaeology, foreshore, mudlark, thames ...
November 10th, 2008 | Andrea Kirkby | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: archaeology, foreshore, mudlark, thames

Got Maya?

... are fewer. Ditto for Tulum, a minor site with a spectacular location on the ocean which has sadly been turned into a Disneyesque charade. Tags: archaeology, Coba, Copan, culture, maya, Palenque, Ruins, Tikal, Uxmal, Xunantunich ...
March 1st, 2008 | Brendan | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: archaeology, Coba, Copan, culture, maya, Palenque, Ruins, Tikal, Uxmal, Xunantunich