November 2023

Archaeologists Unearth a Secret Lost Language From 3,000 Years Ago

#religion #antiquity

July 2023

Spartans Were Losers

The U.S. military’s admiration of a proto-fascist city-state is based on bad history.

#war #antiquity

April 2023

The World’s First Named Author Was a Woman

Meet Enheduanna — a high priestess, princess and poet more than four millennia ago.

#books #antiquity

December 2022

Your Annual Reminder to Stop Harmonizing the Nativity

#religion #books #antiquity

October 2022

Archaeologists Dig Up 1,400-Year-Old Native American Canal in Alabama

The nearly mile-long structure allowed inhabitants to paddle to rich fishing grounds and access trade routes

#america #antiquity #engineering

June 2022

A 3,400-year-old City Emerges From The Tigris River

#antiquity #cities #climate

December 2021

Ancient Greeks didn’t kill ‘weak’ babies, new study argues

Stories of Sparta aside, analysis questions idea that infirm infants were abandoned to die

#antiquity #society #health

September 2021

Europe’s oldest map shows tiny Bronze Age kingdom

#europe #antiquity #maps

August 2021

Ancient Proto-math Found In Babylonian Tablet

#antiquity #science

June 2021

The whitewashing of Rome

White supremacists fetishise ancient Rome – but antiquity was more diverse and polychromatic than racists will admit

#antiquity #racism

December 2020

Archaeologists uncover ancient street food shop in Pompeii

#antiquity #food

September 2020

How To Get Away with Murder

Contradictions in Roman law left incurable headaches for its judges.

#antiquity #law

May 2020

Ancient Egyptian coffins and mystery of ‘black goo’

#antiquity #science

April 2020

Combat experiments reveal fighting techniques of Bronze-Age warriors

#antiquity #war

November 2019

Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

#antiquity #food

September 2019

Scientists find that tin found in Israel from 3,000 years ago comes from Cornwall

#antiquity #economics

The discovery of the ancient Greek city of Tenea

#antiquity #cities

May 2019

Ultra-rare discovery reveals how ancient Celtic warriors fought – 2,400 years ago

#antiquity #war

October 2018

The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

#antiquity #racism

July 2017

Why Roman concrete still stands strong while modern version decays

#antiquity #architecture #science

June 2017

Hattusa: The Ancient Capital of The Hittites

#antiquity #cities

Roman Roads

#antiquity #travel #media

August 2016

Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time

#antiquity #books

August 2014

A Man Renovating His Home Discovered A Tunnel... To A Massive Underground City

#antiquity #cities #architecture

May 2013

Ancient Mayan pyramid destroyed for road fill

#antiquity #architecture #disaster

April 2013

'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City

#antiquity #cities

January 2013

Greeks, Romans wiped their asses with pottery discs

#antiquity #health