World

Paros, Greece

The examination of two large cists reveals evidence of a massacre of the warriors of Pharos

Naxos Recognised

On Friday 4 June 2004, The European Union and Europa Nostra – the pan-European federation for heritage -announced the winners of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards 2003 at a European Awards Ceremony at the Allerheiligen Hofkirche in Munich. Europa Nostra’s President, HRH the Prince Consort of Denmark, and Mr Harald Hartung, […]

Cancer Research in Croatia

Archaeological evidence suggests the prevelance of cancers may have been significantly less in our ancestors

Singapore

Singapore

Gary Brown takes a look at the oft-ignored pre-colonial archaeology of Singapore

Kerala

Kerala, India

Richard Hodges reports on Kerala. Otherwise known as God’s own country, it is fast becoming an eco-tourist destination

Ancient Olympics

The Ancient Olympics Nigel Spivey, OUP £16.99 In the Greek hoplite army, every citizen was expected to be a soldier; your national service lasted for life and thus it became your civic duty to keep fit. From this sprang the Greek obsession with the body beautiful. There was no point in having a beautiful mind […]

War at Troy

Recreating Homer’s Trojan War A Hollywood blockbuster starring Brad Pitt and a book by award-winning novelist Lindsay Clarke both attempt to bring Homer’s Trojan War to new popular audiences. How successful are they? The Movie The movie is visually spectacular. The computer-generated images – of the Greek fleet’s amphibious assault, of armies battling on the […]

Mo’alla, Egypt

Re-excavation of the tombof Ankhtyfy, an Egyptian warlord in the First Intermediate Period, 2100 BC

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