An Anglo-Saxon hoard containg over 1,346 gold and silver items has been discovered by a metal detectorist in Staffordshire, England
1st Milennium AD
What was life like on the northern frontier of the assyrian empire?The colonial site of Ziyaret Tepe reveals how boom went bust
Richard Hodges tours the Salento in South Italy; there he finds a clash of civilizations and some intriguing Medieval graffiti
The Sutton Hoo ship cemetery was one of the ideological forging-houses of early Medieval kingship in Europe. Here we discover how kings were first made.
Andrew Selkirk travels to Madrid to discover more on maritime archaeology and trade
Excavations beneath Copán have unearthed unexpected information about this powerful Maya site.
How to survive ancient Rome: a travellers’ low-down according to Philip Matyszak
John Herbert reports on the glorious exhibition ‘Afghanistan, les trésors retrouvés’ currently on show at the Guimet Museum, Paris
New scientific research is attempting to discern why Pompeii’s paintings are turning black after excavation
Excavations at the Late Kushite city of Dangeil in Sudan reveal a temple of Amun, and a massive bread-making facility
A medieval site of massive industry: the once-booming and cosmopolitan city of Raqqa, on the banks of the Euphrates, Syria
The undulating Great Wall of China is one of the world’s foremost historical sites. The mighty wall runs across the north of the country and was built over 2,000 years ago by the first Emperor of China who feared invasion by those pesky barbarians. Such was the imperial terror, that the Great Wall ranks as […]