Archive articles - 2007
This is a collection of articles on various archaeological subjects from our archive of past articles.
|Ancient Roads Dec/Jan 2007|
Ancient roads hold a curious fascination - but do they lead to Rome, that is the question?
|Neolithic Palisades Jan 2007|
When the Neolithics built a fence, they did the job properly!
|Tunnel Trouble Feb 2007|
If you thought moles in the garden were a problem, just wait till you have Israelis burrowing away!
|Immortal Utnapishtim Feb/Mar 2007|
George Smith, Gilgamesh, Utnapishtim Geoffrey Bibby come together in an epic tale.
|Lead Mills Mar 2007|
More Israeli oppresssion, as the authorities move to stop the Arabs poisoning themselves.
|Damascene Swords Apr 2007|
More than you ever wanted to know about the mysteries of making a good sword.
|Salt Water Apr/May 2007|
Everyone knows that the Dead Sea is salty, but the Sea of Galilee?
|The Missing Academy May 2007|
An academy is a pretty big thing to lose - so the Greeks are delighted to find it.
|Rolls of Copper Jun 2007|
Feeling poor? Solve the mystery of the Copper Scrolls and be rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
|Herod's Pools Jun/Jul 2007|
Herod's pools were perilous places - and not a lifeguard in sight!
|Egg Tempera and Fayyum Portraits Jul 2007|
Art suppliers Daler-Rowney make it possible to paint your own authentic mummy portrait.
|Ballard and the Backyard Bathyscape Aug 2007|
What do Robert Ballard and a kooky New Yorker have in common? Titanic dreams, of course.
|Copied Pyramids Aug/Sep 2007|
It's clear that these pyramids are copies of the other ones - but which ones came first?
|Balbila's Art Sep 2007|
It isn't all jam being a court poet, particularly when your poems have to fit legs, not feet!
|Dangerous Straits Oct 2007|
Odysseus only had to worry about Scylla and Charybdis; modern travellers face Italian ferries!
|Mummy Surgery Oct/Nov 2007|
It was the un-Islamic dress that gave him away - and the five others like him.
|Peaty Conditions Nov 2007|
Leaded petrol makes your cars go faster, but leaded peat is a No-No!
|Importing Thigh Bones Dec 2007|
Fruit and fur goats cause problems, but it's open season on human bones.
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