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The Tomb Builders in Wales 4000-3000 BC

In the way in which the National Museum Wales portrays Welsh identity, it stands out on the international scene as a beacon for others to emulate. This book on Welsh Megalithic tombs follows on from Steve Burrow’s excellent catalogue of early prehistoric remains held by the Museum which it published in 2003. The photography and […]

Qatna, Syria

Peter Pfalzner, of the University of Tubingen writes of the extraordinary Brinze Age royal tombs at Qanta

Beatrice de Cardi

Beatrice has recently celebrated her 90th birthday, and here she recalls her far flung life in the field in Pakistan, Iran and the Arabian peninsula

Rameses II

The mighty statue of Ramases II is set to be moved from down-town Cairo to a new museum planned for the Giza Plateau

Ban Non Wat, Thailand

At Ban Non Wat, Charles Higham is discovering an unknown Bronze Age civilisation, with some remarkable ‘superburials’

Sudan

In September the British Museum will be launching a major new exhibition on Sudan. We take a sneak-preview

Mo’alla, Egypt

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

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Amarna, Egypt

Barry Kemp has recently produced an amazing model of Amarna, the best preserved town in Egypt

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