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The Megalithic Temples of Malta
Article by Ollie Wells

The Megalithic Temples of Malta

The megalithic temples of Malta and Gozo rank amongst the oldest free-standing buildings in the world. Construction of these temples started c. 3500 BCE, an impressive architectural feat for their time, particularly given that the builders...
The Megalithic Funerary Art of San Agustín
Article by Benjamin Oswald

The Megalithic Funerary Art of San Agustín

Beginning approximately 2000 years ago, in a rugged stretch of southwestern Colombia where the Andes split into multiple ranges and the mighty Magdalena River is born, a people created a collection of magnificent ritual and burial monuments...
Romans vs. Carthaginians - Text & Labelling
Worksheet/Activity by Marion Wadowski

Romans vs. Carthaginians - Text & Labelling

This activity has been designed to fit a 20-30-minute slot for your class and is suitable for both online and classroom teaching, as well as homeschooling. Students have to label the illustrations of Roman and Carthaginian soldiers, based...
The Egyptian Afterlife & The Feather of Truth
Article by Joshua J. Mark

The Egyptian Afterlife & The Feather of Truth

Is it possible to have a heart that is lighter than a feather? To the ancient Egyptians it was not only possible but highly desirable. The after-life of the ancient Egyptians was known as the Field of Reeds and was a land very much like one's...
Megalithic Model From Malta
Image by Jennifer Brown (Jaunting Jen)

Megalithic Model From Malta

Model of a Megalithic building carved out of Globigerina Limestone. It shows a trilithon entrance and walls formed of slabs. Above these are one or two courses of horizontally laid slabs projecting inwards. The roof is apparently composed...
South Propylon of the Palace of Knossos
Image by Carole Raddato

South Propylon of the Palace of Knossos

View of the restored part of the South Propylon at Knossos (Crete), decorated with copies of parts of the Procession Fresco. This Propylon formed the south entrance to the palace. The pairs of columns with their corresponding parapets supported...
Greek Bull Sculpture
3D Image by Geoffrey Marchal

Greek Bull Sculpture

Bull, Greek Asia Minor, 525 BCE, marble, Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from Autodesk. The bull stood over a tomb or in a sanctuary. The salient features are rendered with confident...
The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and Its People (New Aspects of Antiquity)
Book Review by James Blake Wiener

The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and Its People (New Aspects of Antiquity)

The City of Akhenaten and Nefertiti: Amarna and Its People, by Dr. Barry Kemp -- Emeritus Professor of Egyptology at Cambridge University and the director of the Amarna Project -- is undoubtedly the most comprehensive source on the mysterious...
The Megalithic Temples of Malta
Video by Dave Briggs

The Megalithic Temples of Malta

A look at the magnificent Megalithic Temples of Malta. The temples shown here are Hagar Qim, Mnajdra and Ggantija.
Visual Tour - Locmariaquer Megalithic Monuments, France
Video by Markus Bäcker

Visual Tour - Locmariaquer Megalithic Monuments, France

Locmariaquer is a Stone Age site in north-west France distinguished by its two large stone tombs and massive granite standing stone or menhir. The monumental structures, all built within metres of each other, were built in the 5th millennium...