Issue 13

One of the strange aspects of the great cities of the ancient world is the way they maintained what might seem to be excessive storage capacity. A fascinating example of this has recently been discovered at Hattusa/ Bogazk

New Orleans

Andrew Selkirk recalls the city before the devestation of Hurricane Katrina, and reveals some unusual burial practices

Wadi Faynan, Copper Mine

Revealed: the evidence for ancient copper mining at Wadi Faynan in Jordan, sinisterly called ‘most polluted place on earth’

Bourbonne les Bains

A close look at the copious Roman artefacts found at the bottom of the sacred spring at Bourbonne-les-Bains in France

Bogazkoy / Hattusa

The excavations at the Turkish site of Bogazkoy, capital city of the Hittites

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