This is a collection of articles on various archaeological subjects, which may or may not have appeared in our magazines in the past.
|Where, How and When |
We know where the Israelites crossed the Red Sea, we know when, but it took a Greek historian to reveal how!
|The Incredible Iron Roads |
When the paving wore thin, were the streets of Pompeii paved with iron instead of gold?
|Balak or David? |
Which Biblical king is mentioned on the Moabite Stone - the well-known David or the almost unknown Balak?
|Rotten Beams and Water Walls |
When ancient wooden beams give way, there's nothing better than a plastic bag full of water!
|The Eunuch's Bulla |
A little lump of mud, worth nothing when new, is now priceless, thanks to a seal impresion
|An Egyptian Paedophile? |
Did Mereruke show an unhealthy interest in children - and why was one girl clothed?
|Ramp Reveals Secrets |
The mystery of how the pyramids were built may have been laid to rest in an alabaster quarry.
|The Damaged Heel |
A criminal in northern Italy is causing excitement in the world of archaeology.
|The Spots on the Dice |
Is the modern arrangement of spots on a dice really the fairest?
|The Date's Correct ... |
Did Queen Helena really build the Holy Sepulchre? Ancient light has the answer
|Abraham's Surrogacy |
Even with a strict legal framework, Abraham's attempt at surrogacy ended up splitting his family.
|Is Bethsaida Julias? |
New excavations at Bethsaida may reveal Herod Philip's favourite city.
|Shiloh Re-excavated |
New excavations at Shiloh hope to uncover evidence for the Jewish tabernacle.
|The Perfect Storm |
When the Bura blows, wise sailors take shelter - if they can. If they can't, disaster awaits.
|Crude Graffiti |
The crude graffiti of Serabit el-Khadim may have inspired Moses as he wandered with his sheep.
|David v. Goliath? |
Were the Greeks at Salamis fighting against overwhelming odds?
|Lachish Conveniences |
You can build a toilet but you can't force people to use it - as Hezekiah found out!
|The Puzzle of Thermopylae |
Exactly how did 300 Spartans fill a gap a third of a mile wide and keep the Persian hosts at bay?
|Atoms and Scythes |
Smooth, round atoms and sharp-bladed chariot accessories may seem unlikely companions, but there is a connection!
|Dirty Romans! |
Did Roman baths improve European hygiene or did they make things worse?
|A New High Place |
Christopher Tuttle's instinct proved right when he flew a drone over an ancient site.
|Skara Brae - a Neolithic Village |
For primitive people, Skara Brae reveals surprising sophistication.
|The Golden Ass and the Shroud |
Lucius' curiosity about the occult in Thessaly may reveal a fact or two about the Holy Shroud of Turin.
|Moses - the Tragedy |
Before Hollywood got at it, an ancient Greek playwright turned the Exodus into a play.
|A Resigning Matter! |
When even the dead are taking pot-shots at your efforts, maybe it's time to give up!