World

Flores, Indonesia

A report on the shock discovery of a new minature species of human, homo floresiensis, who lived on the island of Flores until 10,000 BC

Mons Claudianus, Egypt

Two quarries in Egypt’s Eastern Desert supplied much of the best building stone for imperial Rome

First off the Boat

Archaeologists believe they may have found skeletal evidence for early 17th century settlers in the USA

ZadarAndNin

Zadar & Nin: Croatia

Richard Hodges writes about the coastal towns of Zadar and Nin, introducing us to their diverse histories

Egyptology Books Round-Up

The publication of eight books simultaneously is a major event and eight books have recently been published by University College London (UCL) Press on Egyptology. However, these are not like any previous books on Egyptology, and it is tempting to say that they tell us more about UCL and its Director, Peter Ucko, than they […]

Unearthing Gotham

Where is Gotham? Apparently it is New York, the place where Batman lives, and Unearthing Gotham: The Archaeology of New York City by Anna-Marie Cantwell and Diana diZerega Wall, (Yale University Press, paperback £12.95) provides a fascinating account of a city where one would not expect to find much archaeology. The story divides into two […]

Roman Remains of Northern & Eastern France

The Roman remains of Northern and Eastern France: A Guide Book by James Romwich published by Routledge (£75) is an admirable book apart from its rather ridiculous price. It covers an area hinging on Lyons, covering Lyons itself, and Paris to the west and Grenoble to the south. It is very much along the lines […]

Caesarea Maritima, Israel

Herod the Great built a magnificent new harbour on the coast of Israel to rival Alexandria. Now computer generated imagery brings the harbour to life

Brochtorff Stone Circle

The Brochtorff Stone Circle at Xaghra on the island of Gozo reveals an amazing underground burial complex

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