Archaeology
epub |eng | | Author:An Encyclopedia-David Webster

Further Readings Andrews, A. P. 1993. Late Postclassic Maya Lowland Archaeology. Journal of World Prehistory 7:35-69. Pollock, H. E. D., R. L. Roys, T. Proskouriakoff, and A L. Smith. 1962. ...
( Category: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides July 18,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Harriet Crawford

Figure 16.11 Modern impression of an Early Dynastic I cylinder seal carved in the Brocade style. From Khafajeh Sin Temple VI (Kh. V 191 Frankfort 1955: 229. Courtesy of the ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations July 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2002-07-17 | Author:Pomeroy, Sarah B.;

Free Noncitizens There were several other categories of non-Spartiates living in Sparta. These included the perioikoi (dwellers about) who were free, but not citizens. They seem to have lived in ...
( Category: World July 18,2018 )
epub |eng | 2009-07-12 | Author:Marina Belozerskaya

What a surprise and relief it must have been to be greeted with friendliness—for the most part. The great pioneer of the revival of ancient texts, Poggio Bracciolini, did not ...
( Category: History & Philosophy July 13,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Staller, John; Tykot, Robert; Benz, Bruce

CONCLUSIONS In conclusion, the spread of maize appears to have been initially tied to its use for sugars, at first from the stalks of teosinte, but later from the maize ...
( Category: Biological Sciences July 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-08 | Author:Wengrow, David;

‘Potlatch’ Societies in the History of Eurasia Contrasts between highland hoarding zones and lowland urban centres have often been seized upon as evidence for deeply rooted cultural, linguistic, or even ...
( Category: Middle East July 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2007-12-18 | Author:Peter James

Church ley lines in Oxford, as envisaged by Alfred Watkins. While he has collected some intriguing snippets of British folklore in support of his theory, Devereux has yet to prove ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations June 23,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-29 | Author:Smith, Michael; [Неизв.]

Successful rural households In spite of being exploited by nobles, kings, and the Mexica Empire, the households at Capilco and Cuexcomate managed to achieve a high quality of life. The ...
( Category: Americas June 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-04 | Author:Xaviant Haze

Fig. 9.1. Giant hominid molar (photo by Rex Gilroy, 2012) French sailors discovered a tribe of “formidable giants” on Shark Bay in Western Australia in 1803. Historian Shino Konishi recounts ...
( Category: Occult & Paranormal June 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2002-01-02 | Author:Christopher Dunn

Figure 7.2. The Great Hypostyle Hall at Denderah Like other temples of the Nile, the Temple of Hathor has a long history and has been modified or rebuilt a number ...
( Category: New Age & Spirituality June 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-01 | Author:Andrew Collins

The Search for Dilmun Eden and Kharsag are not the only names by which the dwellingplace of the gods was known to the Sumerian and Akkadian cultures. There are also ...
( Category: Archaeology June 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-05 | Author:Andrew Lawler

| CHAPTER NINE Rejoicing in Things Stark Naughty Few people besides Quinn have thought so long and hard about the Roanoke voyages as Karen Kupperman, now a professor emerita at ...
( Category: Americas June 5,2018 )
epub |eng | 2012-09-11 | Author:Neil MacGregor [MacGregor, Neil]

CHAPTER THIRTEEN From London to Marrakesh AFRICAN TREASURE Elizabeth I was a monarch of many names – Good Queen Bess, Gloriana, the Virgin Queen and occasionally something much more exotic: ...
( Category: Archaeology May 21,2018 )
epub |eng | 2006-05-15 | Author:Paul Chiasson [Chiasson, Paul]

It was on this aerial photograph of Cape Dauphin, taken in June 1953, that I spotted the ruins for the first time. I was struck by its size. I could ...
( Category: Asia May 15,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert L. Kelly

CHAPTER 6 Kings and Chains The Beginning of the State The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it isn’t here. —Finley Peter Dunne If you ...
( Category: Anthropology May 12,2018 )

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