Browsing the "Cities" Tag

The first big city in North America

January 19th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in Illinois have uncovered North America’s first big city near the site of a new bridge to span


Two Maya cities found in the Yucatan

August 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of two Maya cities have been found in the Yucatan jungle. A monster mouth doorway, ruined pyramid temples


The history behind US city nicknames

January 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

How Denver got the nickname “Mile High City” is obvious. It’s a mile above sea level. The same is true


Ancient city of Idu discovered in Iraq

October 9th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in northern Iraq have unearthed an ancient city known as Idu. Cuneiform inscriptions and works of art reveal