Egyptian art depicting three ladies wearing blue carrying blue lotuses

Anthropology: The History and Importance of Floral Arrangements

Floral Arrangement Florists have participated in floral arrangement as a form of art for centuries. Every region and period pushes forward its individual way of floral arrangement. Additionally, every country holds its own unique significance to flowers. When you explore … Continue reading Anthropology: The History and Importance of Floral Arrangements

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The Ultimate Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

For over 3000 years, the polytheistic Ancient Egyptians worshipped a pantheon of gods and goddesses. The Ancient Egyptians were known to worship around 2000 deities from Egypt’s unification in 3100 BC to its absorption into the Roman Empire in 30 … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses

Ancient Egyptian Symbols

Anthropology: Ancient Symbols and Hieroglyphs of the Land of the Pyramids

Ancient Egyptian symbols have shaped Egypt over time. The symbols represent the confluence of spiritual and physical parts of Egyptian civilization, and they have become the culture’s foundation. They were written on temple walls and obelisks and utilized in magical … Continue reading Anthropology: Ancient Symbols and Hieroglyphs of the Land of the Pyramids

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Anthropology: Board Games and Their Evolution Through Time and Space

Who doesn’t love board games? The perfect combination of luck and skill that inevitably boils over into an argument. But, even before rulebook debates, board games have been entertaining us. For thousands of years, board games have been developed all over the world. Across civilizations and centuries, board games have been an integral part of society. Continue reading Anthropology: Board Games and Their Evolution Through Time and Space

Animal Worship

Anthropology: Animal Worship in Ancient Cultures and Effects on Human Behavior

Worship of Animals Zoolatry, the worship of animals, was fairly commonplace across the world’s ancient cultures, religions, and traditions.  Religious cosmology has debated man’s connection to the greater world for generations. Humans have most often viewed themselves as possessing souls. … Continue reading Anthropology: Animal Worship in Ancient Cultures and Effects on Human Behavior