The Archaeological Discoveries That Changed Our View of History

The Archaeological Discoveries That Changed Our View of History

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History is far more complicated that we would like to believe. Even in our schools today, different versions of events are being taught to students, depending on the country they’re in and how those events in history affected that country. “Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past,” right? Nevertheless, we also have archaeology, which sometimes helps us to better understand what happened regardless of what was written down in centuries past. And sometimes, some such discoveries turn the way we saw history right on its head.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/pompeii_art_gallery_03.shtml
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/10/05/take-out-restaurants-existed-in-ancient-rome-and-were-called-thermopolia/
https://youtu.be/QdieSjs8b0k
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ancient-brutal-massacre-may-be-earliest-evidence-war-180957884/
http://mentalfloss.com/article/33584/he-could-have-discovered-america-he-wanted-see-his-parents
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Solutrean-industry
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v425/n6953/full/425023a.html
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/09/0903_030903_bajaskull.html
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0022821#pone.0022821-Musil1
https://youtu.be/H9-o9sA9tLE
http://www.ancient-wisdom.com/serbiavinca.htm
http://www.livescience.com/22737-cahokia.html
http://gypsy.ninja/cahokia-the-city-of-the-sun-in-native-north-america/
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/668
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/lost-city-cambodia-180958508/
https://youtu.be/KnWAFpFe5Lc
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/amateur-metal-detector-finds-crucifix-which-may-change-historical-record-a6936301.html
http://www.nature.com/news/farming-invented-twice-in-middle-east-genomes-study-reveals-1.20119
http://www.messagetoeagle.com/ancient-human-remains-zagros-mountains-can-re-write-history/
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