Archive articles - 2005
This is a collection of articles on various archaeological subjects from our archive of past articles.
|The "Jesus Boat" Dec/Jan 2005|
From an ancient wreck to a modern tourist trap, the "Jesus Boat" goes sailing on.
|How Many Homers? Jan 2005|
There's more than one Troy, but what about Homer - and we don't mean Simpson.
|The Baptist's Cave Feb 2005|
Did John the Baptist live in a cave or was it used for other purposes?
|Cline's Armageddon Feb/Mar 2005|
The Battle of Armageddon? Which battle of Armageddon? There's been 34!
|The Cambridge Fakes Mar 2005|
It's not the replica statues that arouse my ire; it's the fakes who run the place!
|Match for the Legions Apr 2005|
Rome's legions smashed everything in their path - except for one enemy.
|Caesar's City Apr/May 2005|
Is this the most expensive piece of flattery ever? Herod thought it worth the price.
|Cheat and Survive May 2005|
Roman gladiators, like television wrestlers, put on a show to please the crowd, not kill each other.
|Pompeii's Missing Kitchens Jun 2005|
If there weren't any kitchens in Pompeii, where did everyone go to eat?
|Petrie's Pyramid Jun/Jul 2005|
Flinders Petrie produced the definitive survey of the Great Pyramid - in his pyjamas.
|The Leper's Tomb Jul 2005|
There was no ossuary for this man! His relatives walled his tomb up and left it alone.
|New Old Scrolls Aug 2005|
Hopes blossom as new scrolls are found down by the Dead Sea.
|The 2005 Tour Aug/Sep 2005|
A report of the 2005 tour of Egypt, Jordan and Israel.
|Fake Mummies Sep 2005|
When falcons are in short supply and even cats are scarce, it's time to get inventive!
|Villa dei Papiri Oct 2005|
Sheer size and luxury makes mass-produced statuary look a little incongruous.
|Tour of Turkey Oct/Nov 2005|
Seven churches - and lots else besides! The Digging Up the Past tour of Turkey sees the sights.
|Kab Marfu'a Nov 2005|
Miners with money to burn will always find someone to help them, even out in the desert.
|Melina's Missed Opportunity Dec 2005|
When dirty marbles need cleaning, beware of fiery Greeks!
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