Read about the plight of those who fled Vesuvius.
Not seen since 1922…read and see more here.
How might our understanding of ancient Roman technology work for us? Read about ancient Roman concrete here.
This article explores a site in Newfoundland found by Sarah Parcak.
by Sarah Kaplan, April 1, 2016
Here’s the view the team studied:
Here’s a look at how archaeologists, conservators, and forensic scientists are studying the remains of Pompeii — both the architecture, art, and the people who died.
Here are three sites for further information on the Pyramids:
There are several excellent accounts in Smarthistory: http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/the-great-pyramids-of-giza-and-the-great-sphinx.html
“Building the Great Pyradmid,” by Dr. Ian Shaw, University of Liverpool: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/great_pyramid_01.shtml
And from e-how (thank you, Joe!): http://www.ehow.com/about_6525585_did-egyptians-make-pyramids_.html
Keep in mind…there are still mysteries here to be solved and many controversial interpretations. They are amazing structures!