Archive articles - 2006
This is a collection of articles on various archaeological subjects from our archive of past articles.
|Why the Triclinium? Dec/Jan 2006|
Funeral feasts are all very well, but what about the other 364 days in the year?
|The Revenge of Jenkins' Venus Jan 2006|
It doesn't pay to trifle with a lady's affections - and a harem is no place for a respectable Venus.
|Egyptian Dentists Feb 2006|
When pharaoh grinned he showed yellow fangs - and more than one mummy died of tooth-ache!
|Pan's City Feb/Mar 2006|
You can't trust scientific experiments - at least, not when royalty is involved.
|The Slavegirl's Bracelet Mar 2006|
He may have thought he'd never be found out - but now his guilt has gone on public display!
|Naro and Women's Lib Apr 2006|
Women should be seen and not heard - but money talks extra loud!
|Herod's Wives Apr/May 2006|
If divorce is traumatic, murdering your wife is doubly so, even though it saves on alimony!
|Redundant Temples May 2006|
What do you do with a temple that is surplus to requirements? Demolish or convert, that is the question.
|Cana's Refuges Jun 2006|
Did the inhabitants of Kana make a lucky guess at the future or were they planning mischief?
|Sellotape and Scrolls Jun/Jul 2006|
The experts aren't always right - and then you have the trouble of repairing the damage they've done!
|Tour highlights Jul 2006|
Archaeological highlights from this year's tour of the Middle East.
|Naughty Museums Aug 2006|
Do the sins of the Getty Museum herald a new era of wandering antiques or respectable copies?
|Dating Hezekiah's Tunnel Aug/Sep 2006|
How do you date a tunnel? You can't count the rings, so look for contamination in the plaster.
|Unquiet Pe-shery-aset Sep 2006|
Has the ka of Pe-shery-aset finally found rest - and is pizza a suitable food offering?
|Sidon's Edible Behemoth Oct 2006|
When the kings of Sidon held a party, behemoth naturally featured on the menu.
|Arthur the Bear Oct/Nov 2006|
At last archaeologists find tangible evidence for the mythical King Arthur.
|Two Tusks Nov 2006|
Elephants have two tusks, and Kendall Down sees endless scholarly controversy as a result
|Too Deep to Touch Dec 2006|
Stemm's wreck may be an archaeologist's dream, but is it too deep to reach?
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