Archeologists must have the most fun job in the planet. They look for sites and ancient artifacts to help them study human history. They travel the world looking for evidence of old human cultures. The importance of their work and some famous sites have been discussed below.
The Importance of Archeology
By studying ancient artifacts, archeologists can explain how life was back then. Through archeology, the changes in human existence can be evaluated. History has always been a mirror that helps to prevent past mistakes. Not only that, this study showcases how we have adapted to past storms. Such information can be used to evade future catastrophes.
Archeology is an easily overlooked subject by many people. Understanding where we come from is the best way of defining where we are going. Besides the beautiful scenery in these sites, there are timeless lessons to be learned.
In the western concept, the world is considered to be composed of five elements: fire, water, wind, earth and human mind.
Tarot cards are also divided into five decors according to the five elements.
In the tarot card, the fire element represents the scepter, the water element represents the Holy Grail, the wind element represents the sword, the earth element represents the star coin, and the human spirit represents 22 main cards.
What does tarot really involve?
Most of the tarot cards we see now originate from Renaissance Italy.
This is the time to explore wisdom. Not only have new discoveries been made, but also the ancient philosophy that has been suppressed for a long time has been re studied, such as Hermesism, Gnosticism
The traders of Venice Port in Italy had contact with Buddhism, Taoism, Shamanism, Muslims, Jews and Gnostics, which affected the tarot card again and made it more complicated and mysterious.
Famous Archeological Sites and Tarot Ideas
Some of the most famous archeological sites include:
- Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England (David Villiers [Duke of Buckingham], 1620)
- Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico (John Lloyd Stephens & Frederick Catherwood, 1841)
- Great Sphinx of Giza in Giza, Egypt (Auguste Mariette, 1858)
- The Great Pyramids in Giza, Egypt (Giovanni Battista Caviglia, 1816)
- Machu Picchu in Andes Mountains, Peru (Hiram Bingham III, 1911)