One of the characteristic Chama Vases, a ritual Mayan pottery vessel commemorating the death and burial of a king (the black, bearded figure) and the sacrifice of a captive member of nobility from another polity or kingdom. Painted Terracotta. Chama (Guatemala). Circa 8th Century. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
An important archeological find of ancient Roman ruins has been made at the Medici Fortress of Arezzo in central Italy. During work for the reorganization of the historic building, evidence of an ancient Roman structure dating from the early decades of the first century AD were brought to light - probably a residence, or domus.
The city of Pavlopetri, underwater off the coast of southern Laconia in the Peloponnese, Greece, is about 5,000 years old, and is the oldest submerged archeological town site. Pavlopetri submerged town is located between the Pavlopetri islet across the Elafonisos village and the Pounta coast. It is unique in having an almost complete town plan, including streets, buildings, and tombs. BBC - City Beneath The Waves - Pavlopetri - Greek subs - YouTube
Archaeologists working in the western desert of Egypt have discovered a school dating back about 1,700 years that contains ancient Greek writings on its walls, including a text about ancient drug use that references Homer's "The Odyssey." Dating from the time when Rome controlled the area, the building is an interesting example of the Hellenization of Egypt.
GREEK MYTHOLOGY Unit Plan, Five Full Weeks of Beautifully Designed Lessons
Use these FIVE FULL WEEKS of lesson plans as you take your students through the magic and scandals of Greek mythology. Help your students connect the themes of the classic tales to our modern world and their own lives. Beautifully designed, relevant activities will make the NEXT 25 DAYS of your class sparkle as students look forward to each day's adventure. Lots of challenging fun!