An in-depth look at the tomb of prince Paraherwenemef, a son of Ramesses III, in the Valley of the Queens.
There a number of episodes of the original Star Trek TV series that are clearly influenced by Classical myths and history.
The figures of the Chinese terracotta army of the third century BC were perhaps inspired by Greek sculpture.
An action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.
An Egyptian portrait currently in the British Museum is noteworthy for its depiction of a prominent Adam’s apple.
Just why do all (modern) movies and TV series set in ancient times have a more or less similar look about them?
A discussion of the remaining three seasons of the TV show Spartacus, which are all heartily recommended.
An entertaining television series with lots of blood, gore, and gratuitous nudity. What’s not to like?
The best known type of Greek helmet is referred to as being of “Corinthian” type. But why is that?
A new temporary exhibition in Leiden demonstrates just how useful it can be to use a question-driven approach to exhibition design.