Tag: Daily Life in the Ancient World


One accident too many?

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.


Bread Making and Social Interactions at the Amarna Workmen's Village, Egypt

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.