zondag, 01 augustus 2021

Ceremonial chariot found at Pompeii

The ancient city of Pompeii, engulfed by ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, continues to reveal its secrets as archaeologists make new...

Recent finds at Pompeii

The Roman city of Pompeii is one of the most famous and most fascinating ancient cities in the world. On 24 and 25 October...

Did you visit the Hunebedcentrum? Then I am looking for you!

My name is Lysanne and I am a Tourism Management student at the NHLStenden. For my final research, which I write for the Hunebedcentrum,...

Knossos, capital of King Minos in Crete

Between 3000 and 1000 BC the island of Crete had its own unique culture, known as the Minoan Culture. For a thousand years the...

The oldest wheels in the world

When was the first wheel invented? And who invented it? Evidence for the earliest use of the wheel comes firstly of course from the...

Was Stonehenge second-hand?

It is well known that the bluestones used at Stonehenge were brought from the Preseli Hills in Wales, 150 miles (240 km) away. But...

Ancient brewery discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt believe they have discovered the world's oldest known brewery in Abydos, close to the River Nile north of Luxor. According to...

World’s oldest cave painting found in Indonesia

Archaeologists investigating caves on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia have discovered the world's oldest known figurative art – a life-size painting of an...

Gua Tambun cave paintings, Malaysia

The cave art of Gua Tambun is the largest display of Neolithic rock paintings in Asia and is estimated to be between 2,000 and 5,000...

Kamouh el Hermel, Lebanon

Kamouh el Hermel (“the Pyramid of Hermel”) is an ancient pyramid in Baalbek, Lebanon. It is also sometimes known as God's Pyramid, House of El, the Funnel of Hermel or Needle of Hermel. Due...