A Trip to Centuries Past

Posted in Uncategorized on August 20th, 2012

 ... . Tan sandstone, 5’ 3” high. Archaeological Museum, SarnathMany people have a love of history and like to visit sites that are rich in culture with an interesting past. For those that are considering their next trip to an ancient land, they should think about visiting Peru. This South American country is full of archaeological dig sites where Archaeologists have found many different artifacts and writings from ancient civilizations.

The website that specializes in Peruvian archaeology highlights each site dig. In the highlights, the date of the dig with items found is listed. It is not uncommon for site users to see pictures of items found in past digs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Some of the Oldest Archeological Finds

Posted in Uncategorized on August 20th, 2012

Kyongju is rich in Korean history and archaeological sites such as the ...Believe it or not, my love for Peruvian archeology came about because of the film, Jurassic Park. That is not as much of a stretch as it may seem to be. I loved dinosaurs, but they quickly took a backseat once I saw how archeology played a major role in what we know about them. From that point forward, I knew that I wanted to know as much as I could about archeology. The more I studied, the more aware I became that Peru is steeped in archeological history and finds. As I read about some of the oldest architectural finds in known history, I became more enthralled.

I had already majored in business management by this time but that didn’t stop me from taking a class on Peruvian archeology when it became available online. I learned about the history of the entire region as well as some of the more memorable finds. Entire societies were discovered through various digs. Read the rest of this entry »

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