Category: Issue 27

The ‘Red Snake’, or Gorgan Wall, of northern Iran is one of the world’s greatest frontiers. This mighty wall is longer than the combined length of Hadrian’s Wall and the Antonine Wall. But who built it? And when? Alexander the Great? The Romans? The Sasanians? An international team of archaeologists has been at work and here they finally unravel the secrets

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The ‘Red Snake', or Gorgan Wall, of northern Iran is one of the world's greatest…

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The Great Arab Revolt Project, the CWA-backed excavation, is in its second season. Here the…

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Richard Hodges remembers his first encounter with the University of Pennsylvania Museum

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The story of the red-brick Gorgan Wall. Snaking at least 195km from the Caspian Sea…

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The site of Jerablus Tahtani, which rises up in the Uruk period, becomes strongly fortified…

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The 1st century BC site of the local dynast, Antiochus I, who ruled a small…

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The intriguing rock art from the Alaskan rock shelters of Tuxedni and Clam Cove

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Will isotope analysis reveal the origins of skeletons found in the earliest known cemetery in…

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DNA evidence suggests that Neanderthals may have had red hair

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Analysis on DNA evidence of Native American populations

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St Petersburg's historic skyline is under threat from development. Energy giant Gazprom wants to build…

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Ever since the 17th century, Mughal emperors have had a stronger hold on the world's…