Ancient Egyptian kings conquered Lower Nubia—today northern Sudan—nearly 4,000 years ago, defending it with a string of monumental fortresses along the Nile River.
The stories of virtue and vice in the Caesars are carefully selected to illustrate whether emperors measured up to this standard.
By Huw Groucutt The Arabian Peninsula is a vast landmass at the crossroads of Africa and Eurasia. Yet until the last decade almost…
The archaeological site of Sedeinga, located in Sudan, is known for being home to the ruins of the Egyptian temple of Queen Tiye, the royal wife of Amenhotep III.
A Roman trade distribution centre, an abandoned medieval village and three prehistoric monuments are among nationally significant archaeological discoveries uncovered during work to build a new roadway in England.
The Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri, a new digital tool for researching ancient literature, is now available.
His sharp analysis of the kind of forces that stir popular sentiments and drive collective decision making still resonates in the modern world.
We bring you ten riddles from the ancient world. Can you solve them?
The main diseases treated in the Asclepeia were: chronic neuropsychological disorders, skin diseases and chronic lung diseases.