Musings of an autodidact


Prehistoric burial: a few examples

Well, hey there. It’s been a while.

As luck has it, I’ve got a long list of things I want to explore, and I remembered my old pal, my black hole into which random knowledge might be dumped, my forsaken blog, Rohg Skoler. So, without further adieu, how about something not morbid at all to kickstart things?

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The Origins of Civilization

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Opening a geode

Podcast: Boating with the Ubaid people

An interesting look at one particular aspect of Ubaid culture, one principally found on the western shore of the Persian Gulf. While the Ubaid people have their predecessors, it was they who appear to have first occupied southern Mesopotamia near to the gulf. Among many innovations, such as their irrigation canals, were reed boats.