Historical

Serendipity of the Scholars Katie Holyoak Fri, 10/23/2020 - 09:04 [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
Source: History Today
The Burning of a British Library Katie Holyoak Fri, 10/23/2020 - 07:07 [...]
Fri, Oct 23, 2020
Source: History Today

Excavations at the Inca city of Tambo Viejo on the south coast of Peru have unearthed natural mummies of llamas that were ritually sacrificed and left as depository offerings. The discovery establishes Tambo Viejo, a new settlement founded in the Acari Valley by the Inca, as a regionally important locus of religious practice, an administrative center created by the Inca as a cultural foothold in a newly [...]

Thu, Oct 22, 2020
Source: The History Blog
The Price of Life Katie Holyoak Thu, 10/22/2020 - 09:50 [...]
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
Source: History Today

Archaeologists excavating the site of a new apartment building in Brig-Glis, south central Switzerland, have discovered remains of unexpectedly large and architecturally significant Roman-era buildings. Within an area of 8600 square feet, the team discovered the remains of two buildings and a commercial kiln. Fragments of pottery vessels from northern Gaul date the buildings to between the 3rd and 5th centuries.

The largest [...]

Wed, Oct 21, 2020
Source: The History Blog

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