So you want to be a hero?

Pop culture today is heavily influenced by gaming.  Increasingly that term refers specifically to video games, but for some of us it still holds broader connotations of board games and ultimately table top role playing games.  Regardless of your preferred gaming medium, it turns out that archaeology is a frequent and popular theme throughout the … Continue reading So you want to be a hero?

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European Distortions of Mesoamerica

When Europeans first arrived in the New World it was a profoundly strange moment.  As far as the people of Europe were concerned they had a good understanding of world history both from the Bible and the variety of Classical Greek and Roman histories that had survived the ages.  Encountering new continents chock full of people … Continue reading European Distortions of Mesoamerica