Archive articles - 2001
This is a collection of articles on various archaeological subjects from our archive of past articles.
|Pompeii's Popular Brothel Jan 2001|
Neapolitan peasants were shocked by what lay beneath their feet - but modern tourists love it!
|A "Good Thing" Feb 2001|
Can history really be divided up so easily - and were the ancients all that primitive?
|The Midas Touch Feb/Mar 2001|
The tomb of Midas contains a wealth of archaeological treasures, none of which are turned to gold!
|Black Sea Mystery Mar 2001|
Has Robert Ballard really found the evidence for Noah's Flood in the depths of the Black Sea?
|Afghan Antiques Apr 2001|
The sad tale of the Kabul Museum and the Bamian Buddhas.
|Monks Sue British Museum Apr/May 2001|
The monks of St Katherine's are still sore over Tischendorf's discovery.
|Colossal Museum May 2001|
Egypt has plans to turn the Colossi of Memnon into a museum!
|Ancient Standards Jun 2001|
When it comes to working out XIV times CLX, things are so much easier if I=I.
|The Wealth of Croesus Jun/Jul 2001|
The secret of Croesus' fabled wealth has at last been discovered.
|Abydos Caulking Jul 2001>|
When sewing wood, how do you make the seams water-tight? Abydos reveals the answer.
|55's Missing Bit Aug 2001|
The mystery of tomb 55 just got shallower - as the benefactor got poorer!
|Computerised Cuneiform Aug/Sep 2001|
If your cuneiform tablet is hard to read, silver plate it - virtually, of course!
|Cleopatra's Map Sep 2001|
Franck Goddio has mapped Cleopatra's port as never before.
|Mardikh's Mace Oct 2001|
A limestone mace hammers home the point that certainty is rarely possible!
|We Found a Tomb! Oct/Nov 2001|
Report on the Diggings dig at Mareshah, which uncovered a rare, Persian period tomb.
|Have a Date Nov 2001|
Or how pagan priests tried to sabotage Julius Caesar's calendar reforms.
|Modern Mummies - but Whose? Dec 2001|
Turning roadkill into cash takes a horrifying turn when Pakistanis get involved.