The Sutton Hoo Helmet: An Iron Face of the Vendel Period

Sutton Hoo Helmet

Sutton Hoo is a burial hill in the English county of Suffolk. It was found at the end of 1930, and probably the most significant archeological finds through the whole history of Great Britain were made there. Among these was a ship burial that dates back to the edge of the VI and VII centuries.This …

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The Aztec Empire: The Rapid Rise and Fall of the Mexica

Aztec Empire

Huizipotakl, the Sun god, is slowly rising behind the mountaintops. His light is shimmering against the gentle lake waters before you. There are trees as far as the eye can see, and the chirping of birds dominates the soundscape. Tonight, you will once again sleep amongst the stars. The sun is bright, but it is …

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