Shabti Dolls: The Workforce in the Afterlife
The Egyptians believed the afterlife was a mirror-image of life on earth. When a person died their individual journey...
Shamanic elements in Minoan religion
Ritual has always been a popular subject of study in archaeology and anthropology. Early ethnographers relished the details...
Shinto: Ancient Japanese Religion
Practiced by nearly 80% of the population, Shinto is the largest religion in Japan. This video explains the religious practices...
An inside look into Shintoism, a religion that was founded in ancient Japan. Filmed By: Donte' Richardson
Shiva Nataraja (Lord of the Dance)
Here the Hindu god Shiva is depicted as the Lord of the Dance or Nataraja and is represented in his triple role as Creator...
Spread of Christianity 325-600 AD
This map shows the spread of Christianity around the Mediterranean and Europe. Dark Blue: Spread until 325 AD...
Sumerian Worshipper Statue
A statue of a Sumerian worshipper. Marble, early dynastic period, 2800-2300 BCE, Mesopotamia, Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq...
Syrian Lion Statue
A colossal basalt lion lion statue found at the Ain Dara Temple near Aleppo, Syria. This statues dates c. 10th to 8th century...
Ancient Mesopotamia: This History, Our History was developed in collaboration with a team of Chicago Public School teachers...
Temple of Poseidon at Sounion
The temple of Poseidon was constructed in approx. 440 B.C., over the ruins of a temple dating from the Archaic Period...