The ‘Red Snake’, or Gorgan Wall, of northern Iran is one of the world’s greatest frontiers. But who built it? And when? An international team of archaeologists has been at work and here they finally unravel the secrets — and the date — of the Red Snake. In the Euphrates valley, towns and […]
CWA 25 covers the globe from the blood and gore of the Roman amphitheatre – where a mosaic by the flamboyant Magerius describes his beneficience – to Copper Age cave burials in the Levant. This issue also includes in its travels a visit to the Great Wall of China and two trips to the Caribbean, […]
How radiocarbon dating revolutionised our concept of social evolution.
It is the magazine’s fifth anniversary, so, in celebration, we look back at some of our most memorable reports from across the world
CWA 24 was published in July 2007 and contained articles on the Palaeoindian site of Folsom -North America’s most famous site, the ancient, pre-Islamic, history of Northern Arabia, the discovery of Europe's oldest modern humans in the Romanian Carpathian Mountains and finally, a profile of the forthcoming British Museum Chinese Terracotta Army exhibition. […]
The story of Folsom, the site that played a revolutionary role in the debate on the antiquity of humans in America
Michael Rice writes of 30 year’s work creating a raft of museums for Saudi Arabia.
The latest thinking on the earliest known modern human material found in the Oase Cave in the Romanian Carpathian
Archaeologists trace 15,000 year old rock art sites at Qurta
Modern 3D computer technology
Household items provide a new picture of Pompeii’s past
A missive on the archaeology of slavery in senegal, Gambia and Guinea Bissau