“The world is a visitation and an abode of transition. Be you then travellers in it and take warning from what remains of the traces of the early ones.”
– Yaqut ibn Abd ‘Allah al-Hamawi, c. early 13th century
The wisdom of the ancients discussing the wisdom of the ancients… (Archaeological inception at its finest.) This is why archaeology matters. This is why today is a full day devoted to the awesomeness, epicness, and importance of archaeology!
Today, museums, organizations, and educational institutions around the world are hosting archaeological events in honour of International Archaeology Day 2014, so check out what’s happening in your area and hit the dirt! Leave a comment to let us know how you’re celebrating, or share your photos and experiences with us via Twitter (@comhumbbth) or Facebook!
Wishing you all a very happy Archaeology Day!!