If Ancient Civilisations Were Jocks, Nerds, Preps And Goths

If ancient civilisations were categorised as jock, prep nerd or goth, this is what you’d get. Seems legit.

Ancient Athenians would be preppy nerds, Ancient Egyptians would be nerdy goths, and Spartans would be straight up jocks. And that, we think it is a pretty accurate reflection of how these societies get represented in ancient history.

The bonus is that if you assess where you lie on the jock-nerd-prep-goth spectrum, you can then figure out which ancient civilisation you belong in. Babylon, anyone?

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Written by Maiya Pina-Dacier

Head of Community at DigVentures, Maiya digs with a trowel in one hand, and a Twitter feed in the other. She reports on all our discoveries live from the trenches, and keeps our Site Hut full of the latest archaeology news. Got a story? Just drop her a line...

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