Ancient Civilization in Mesopotamia: The Sumerians

Ancient Civilization in Mesopotamia: The Sumerians

The word “Mesopotamia” means “the land between the rivers”. Indeed, the land of Mesopotamia lay right between the two-river system, the Tigris and Euphrates. The land of Mesopotamia was the cradle of civilization. And the sumerians were the first to migrate to the land of Mesopotamia. The Sumerians in Mesopotamia Mesopotamia was the beginning of […]

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Three Age System

Three Age System

Common words we might hear many times “Stone age”, “Bronze age”, “Iron age”. But have you ever wondered whether these words relate to each other? If they do relate, how or why they relate? In fact, three mentioned ages are from the Three Age System developed by a Danish archaeologist Christian J. Thomsen. The Inventor […]

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Mesolithic Period: The Middle Stone Age

Mesolithic Period: The Middle Stone Age

The Mesolithic Period was among the three specific periods of Stone Age. In the archaeology of the Old World, Mesolithic Period was the period between of Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic. When the last era of glaciers finally came to an end, the Earth warmed up, people loved this weather and began the period of […]

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Old Stone Age Paleolithic Period Facts

Old Stone Age Paleolithic Period Facts

Stone Age was the first period of human development in Three Age System. This Stone Age marked the times when the humanity utilized stone to make tools and weapons. Scholars agree to divide Stone Age into three periods: Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic. This division is based on the sophistication and the fashion of tools. The Paleolithic […]

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What Is The Value of Archaeology?

What Is The Value of Archaeology?

What do you often think of whenever it comes to Archaeology? I bet Archaeology often evokes the images of something excitingly exotic to you. Indeed, when you turn the History Channel, you are likely to catch the sight of famous places like Egyptian pyramids, Chinese tombs, or Babylon. They are valuable and people should treat […]

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Bronze Age in the world

Bronze Age in the world

Bronze Age Bronze Age is a  prehistoric period characterized by bronze being widely used for weapons, gear, and jewelry. In many places, bronze was a rare material, and in Norway only approx. 800 objects in bronze from a period of 1200 years. In the first half of the 1800s, prehistoric times were divided into a stone, […]

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