Tuesday, August 23, 2005

This restoration hardware store (in San Diego) has a very good, concise description of the various design periods since the 1890's. Many of the items sold here would be good for a type collection or in doing period reconstruction.

Design Periods
Historical archaeology is being done at the Old Mission State Park in Idaho. It was a Jesuit mission (Sacred Heart) and was built between 1848 and 1853 for the people of the Coeur d'Alene tribe.

Coeur d'Alene Press

Thursday, August 11, 2005

An excellent article about deciphering the Incan Khipu (knotted string) in Peru, by Kris Hirst at About.com.

Cracking the Khipu Code: Deciphering the Ancient Incan Writing System

Thursday, August 04, 2005

Ashraf Al Shafaki is doing all of us a marvelous service by translating pages from the Arabic Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. I am looking forward to more of this blog.

Ancient Egypt