Archive articles - 2000
This is a collection of articles on various archaeological subjects from our archive of past articles.
|The Mendes Palette Jan 2000|
An exciting First Dynasty find in the perfume capital of Egypt.
|The Iliou Melathron Feb 2000|
It cost half a million coins to build and it is still stuffed with priceless coins.
|The Coming of the Chariot Feb/Mar 2000|
Warfare was revolutionised by the chariot - but it ended up as mass entertainment.
|Western Wall Dig Mar 2000|
Discoveries made in excavations at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
|Egyptian Medicine Revealed Apr/May 2000|
Edwin Smith had no idea of the treasure he had acquired in the ancient papyrus.
|The Masada Myth Apr 2000|
Was Masada the scene of heroic resistance or merely where a band of thuggish terrorists was cornered and exterminated?
|Laser Replicas May 2000|
Modern methods make perfect replicas, should museums take notice?
|Egyptian Blue Jun/Jul 2000|
When even the greatest British chemist fails, what hope is there for ancient craftsmen?
|The Site of Jesus' Baptism Jun 2000|
The site of Jesus' baptism may have been found at last.
|The Nemean Games Jul 2000|
Everyone's heard of the Olympic Games, but what about the Nemean Games?
|The First Marathon Aug/Sep 2000|
Fortunately the casualty rate among marathon runners is low - unlike the first marathon, when it was 100%!
|Centamin's Business Plan Aug 2000|
Is Centamin's geological survey just ever so slightly out of date?
|The Singing Statue Sep 2000|
The Colossi of Memnon greeted the dawn - but how was the magic worked?
|The Age of the Sphinx Oct/Nov 2000|
Was the Sphinx built thousands of years before the pyramid it guards?
|Iznik and the Trinity Oct 2000|
Situated beside a beautiful lake, Iznik has seen fierce conflict - including theological.
|Dangerous Dor Nov 2000|
"Any port in a storm" is simply not true if the port in question is Dor!
|The Egyptian Blonde Dec/Jan 2001|
If Jurassic Park were true, we might learn the answer to the mystery of the Egyptian blonde.
|Antioch on the Move Dec 2000|
Art from Antioch on the Orontes makes up a moveable exhibition in America.
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