The Sounds of Restoration

The sounds of restoration: what’s going on inside the cathedral? That’s the question that surrounds the Notre Dame restoration project. Fortunately, soundscape archaeologist Mylene Pardoen is there to help. She’s spent over a decade studying acoustic environments, and now she’s on board with the efforts to restore Notre Dame’s sounds. Work underway   It has …

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Archaeology at India’s Submerged Ancient City of Dwarka

Dwarka is one of the seven sacred Hindu towns, and the search for the ancient city began in the 1930s. In 1963, the first archaeological excavation took place in the present-day town of Dwarka. The subsequent excavation, led by an underwater archaeologist, revealed the submerged ruins of ancient Dwarka. The remains found at the site …

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The Mysterious People of the Caribbean Revealed

Genetic evidence provides new insights into the peopling of the Caribbean. Stone tool-users first boated to Cuba about 6,000 years ago and gradually expanded eastward. These people were not related to any Indigenous group, but their artefacts suggest a Central American origin. In the meantime, we can learn more about their history from the newest …

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The Empire, the Aztecs, Couldn’t Conquer

The P’urhepechas, Tlatoani, and Tarascans are indigenous peoples of Mexico. Learn about these people to gain a better understanding of the Aztec Empire. Here are some facts about the P’urhepechas. They were a powerful indigenous group, and the P’urhepechas were their leaders. But even with all these powerful men and women, the P’urhepechas could not …

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