Maya Site Building After Volcanic Eruptions — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

September 29, 2021 Archaeologist Akira Ichikawa, at the University of Colorado Boulder, has found that the Maya returned to sites that were destroyed after a catastrophic volcanic eruption much sooner than thought. He studied the site of San Andrés in El Salvador. In AD 539, the Ilopango volcano erupted, the largest in Central America over […]

Maya Site Building After Volcanic Eruptions — MIKE RUGGERI’S ANCIENT AMERICAS NEWS

Historical Reconstructions Part XI — The Lost Treasure Chest

Jean-Claude Golvin This is the last of my Jean-Claude Golvin that I have.  Future historical reconstructions will be filled with other great artists that fit into this category,  because I love imagining the environment that our ancestors lived in.  Thank you Golvin for inspiring me to start this category and to dream bigger.

Historical Reconstructions Part XI — The Lost Treasure Chest

Pompeii — following hadrian photography


Pompeii was a large Roman city in the Italian region of Campania which was destroyed, together with Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and other communities, by the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Buried for centuries beneath tons of volcanic ash and debris, Pompeii was finally re-discovered late in the 16th century, offering an invaluable insight […]

über Pompeii — following hadrian photography

The Human Story – Mesopotamia — Rest is History


Today we are going to look at the ancient lands of Mesopotamia. This historical region in west Asia is situated within the Tigris-Euphrates river system and located in modern day Iraq, Kuwait, parts of northern Saudi Arabia, the eastern reaches of Syria and stretched to south eastern Turkey. Mesopotamian sites provide evidence for the earliest […]

über The Human Story – Mesopotamia — Rest is History

Städte der Mayas

Palenque, im Bundesstaat Chiapas In seiner Schönheit und technischen Perfektion einzigartig ist der zwischen 600 und 800 entwickelte Stil dieser klassischen Maya Stätte Palenque. Sie liegt am Fuße einer Kette niedriger, mit hohem Regenwald bedeckter Hügel über der großen Schwemmlandebene des Rio Usumacinta. Im Unterschied zu den Maya Nord-Yucatans, die ihre imposanten Bauten in großzügiger […]

über Archäologisches Juwel im Dschungel — Gemamobil