At Current World Archaeology, we are always interested in the latest research, discoveries, and subsequent debates. Here, we present both sides of a stimulating discussion sparked by a review in CWA 48 of Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo’s new book The Statues that Walked.
Crete lies in an earthquake zone. This has affected the island over the centuries, but how? In the 1850’s Captain Spratt, RN, worked it out
Romans versus Persians – a gruesome story of gas warfare at the ancient siege site of Dura-Europos
2,000 year old equestrian staute discovered at Waldgrimes, central Germany
Just west of the entrance to the underworld, lies the site of Baia. Mike Cless takes us there, tells of a divine discovery, then ventures underground
The tumultuous history of the legionary fortress and civilian town of aquincum, Roman Budapest
Archaeologists attempt to recreate ancient perfume
A walk through the heart of Athens, taking in the latest archaeological gems, but ably avoiding the crowded Acropolis
Digital mapping techniques used to fully document Rome’s 105 miles of subterranean tunnels
The world’s largest archaeological site – the former frontiers of the Roman Empire – are to be given World Heritage Site status
The Roman city of Clunia has many prestigious monuments, such as the massive theatre shown on the cover. So why was the city a failure?
Nadia Durrani reports on the site of the newly-opened Surgeon’s House in Rimini, north-east Italy