Body modification takes many forms world-wide, from temporary painting and dying of the skin to permanent modification of body shape or surface texture.
Is there a primitive mentality essentially different from a civilized one? Or do people learn and mentally organize their experiences in similar ways in spite of differences in their cultures and in the content of what they have to learn?
This website offers an overview of the Penn Museum's excavations and takes visitors on a virtual tour through the Egyptian Galleries and Collections.
The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games were held in Olympia, a rural sanctuary site in the western Peloponnesos.