We find that the ancient Israelites had more than one calendar, more than one method of measuring intervals of time between events, and several different chronologies of its history.
Presentation of a skeleton discovered in the Sudan in the 1996/7 season of the Northern Dongola Reach Survey, sponsored by the Sudan Archaeological Research Society, in a small Kerma period cemetery (P37), south of Kawa. This skeleton exhibits an unusually interesting range of injuries, which are listed and discussed.
What we need to do. Doctoral research involving artefact corpora appears to be unfashionable. However the compilation of such works for Food Vessels, accessory vessels and the Late Bronze Age styles is desperately needed; and the studies of Biconical Urns and MBA pottery (see above) need to be published.
The importance of bathing as a daily ritual and focus point of the social life in the Roman world is well known and is attested by the large number and luxurious character of both the public and private Roman baths.
The relationship between women and jewellery is a very intriguing one, not only in modern, but also in ancient times.
This thesis aims to investigate the women of ancient Egypt with regards to their relationship with the goddess Hathor. Hathor is one of the most popular Egyptian deities, and arguably (until she was assimilated by Isis during later Egyptian history) the most popular deity among the women of Egypt.
Very little is known of the games played in Precolumbian Andean cultures. Significantly none is mentioned in H. Murray
In Roman cities gameboards of different types engraved into the marble pavements of streets, public places and buildings can be observed.
Janet Stephens, an amateur archaeologist and hairdresser, has been able to recreate one these hairstyles – that of the Roman Vestal Virgins, who were priestesses of Vesta, goddess of the hearth.
The central role which food plays in all human societies means that food impinges on many aspects of culture. Since archaeology is concerned with ancient culture, ancient food provision seems a natural area to explore. To date, most work has concentrated on raw resources and subsistence, but archaeologists have recently begun to explore food and its relation to culture much more widely.