The next installment of Foe, Food, Friend. Learn about cat domestication.
Archaeology Now presents a new series of blogs about our relationship with animals. The first post is about man’s best friend –dogs. … More Foe, Food, Friend―Dogs
It’s not what you think! Two thousand years ago, the Kama Sutra, a Sanskrit work on an idealized way of life was written, containing advice ranging from friendship and equality of women to decorating tips as well as…sex. To cast the Kama Sutra as merely a sex manual is to miss the point of the text–it is one of the world’s best-known but most misunderstood works. … More Living the Good Life! | Archaeology Now 2019-2020 Season Opening Lecture
Archaeology Now Houston educates the schools of Houston about ancient seafaring for next two weeks… … More Ancient Seafaring to Houston Schools | Archaeology Now Houston Education
Every so often, there’s a spark… … More #GivingTuesday 2018 – Help Us Reach 15,000 student and Light a Spark in a Child’s Eye.
Visiting the graves of our loved ones can be a powerful way of linking us to our personal past. Telling stories of those that have gone before can strengthen our sense of belonging and inspire us to continue the legacy of our forebears… … More Stories of Love and Courage | 6th Annual SCI Cemetery Tour ~ Nov 3, 2018
The biblical book of Esther, written in the 4th century BCE, had an unexpected influence on the settlement of the new world and the history of the American Southwest… … More From Jewish Queen to American Saint | Houston Archaeology Now Cultural Education
And now, we’ve found evidence of the first individual hybrid human. In the same Siberian cave where Denisovans were first found, scientists recovered a bone fragment that came from the at least teen-aged daughter of a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father. … More DISCOVER: DNA and The Story of US | Archaeology Now Houston & Family Tree DNA
This year, the Archaeological Institute of America Houston Archaeology launches a new program titled “Hands on History.” This program allows you to become involved in helping to preserve the stories found at Houston cemeteries… … More SPOTLIGHT: Howard Pieper, Oak Park Cemetery and Our New Hands On History Program
In Hannibal, his new biography of the famed Carthaginian general, Dr. Patrick Hunt explores, among other topics, the ways in which both Rome and Carthage used the rhetoric of religion to motivate their competing war efforts. … More DISCOVER: Religion and the Punic Wars with Dr. Patrick Hunt