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

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Where Brian Fagan was once a lone pioneer as a writer of popular archaeology, the…

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Scattered across the globe are millions of the handsome 28 gram silver coins known as…

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When it comes to durability and aesthetic appeal, the master builders of ancient Yemen knew…

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Last splash drive to save the Roman site of Allianoi in Turkey

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Philip Taverner reviews the new 02 exhibition and remembers the original exhibition