archaeology

Top 10 Interesting American Archaeological Sites

Moundville Archaeological Park, Alabama This park is a collection of 26 flat-topped mounds inside a wooden enclosure. This is all that remains of a major religious center and village that was at its peak from the 11th to the 15th ...

Top 10 Interesting Archaeological Discoveries in the World from the Prehistoric Era

Shell middens These are garbage piles of food remains found on the coasts of shallow bodies of water, such as bays. Usually, they contain groups of shellfish consumed by nearby communities. These are great indicators of when fishing ...

Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries in the World From Early Civilization Times

Uruk and Eridu These are the oldest cities of Mesopotamian civilization. Uruk dates as far back as 3500 B.C. and contains valuable remains of a temple built atop a ziggurat. Eridu is famous for its royal tombs and civilian graves, which ...

Top 10 Interesting Archaeological Discoveries in the World from the Paleolithic Era

The oldest stone tools Tools in the Paleolithic era probably were crafted from a variety of materials such as bark, wood, and bone. However, those that were made out of stone are the only ones that have lasted to our days. Archaeologists ...