This page lists all of the articles that have been published on this website in reverse chronological order, so with the newest material listed first.
A beautiful Laconian cup depicts Arcesilaus II, the King of Cyrene, overseeing the weighing and loading of goods.
Water clocks were a common method of telling time in the ancient world; in addition, they served as timers.
In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
There are many portraits of the Athenian philosopher Socrates. But do these accurately reflect what he might have looked like?
An interesting object in the British Museum is a Cypriot terracotta statuette of a triple-bodied warrior.
Did the ancient Greeks actually believe in their own myths?
Some comments inspired by a few years’ worth of experience teaching Greek mythology to broad audiences.
An archaeological museum shouldn’t be about the past; it should be about archaeology as a discipline.
Located not far from Naples are the impressive remains of the villa that once belonged to Nero’s wife, Poppaea Sabina.
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities? Do they relate to any particular periods of history at all?