Exploring Ancient Civilizations

22Aug 17
Eight New Shipwrecks Discovered Off Coast Of Greece

Eight new shipwrecks discovered off coast of Greece

The "shipwreck capital of the world" has grown by eight more wrecks. The ship graveyard off the coast of Fourni, Greece was recently explored again, yielding new discoveries from Ancient Greece. The 17-mile (27 km) stretch of coast now contains 53 sunken ships that date back to 700 BC. Read more about the new discoveries…

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28Aug 17

Uncovered Aztec skulls raise a new mystery

Spanish conquistadors visiting Tenochtitlan in the 1500s told vivid tales of the thousands of human skulls on display at the Aztec temples. They presumed that these skulls belonged to enemies…

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Exploring Ancient Civilizations takes readers on a trip around the world, examining cultures from the past long ago. With detailed information and colorful images, these books provide a fascinating picture of how people from ancient times lived their daily lives.