This book, based on a workshop on fortifications and sieges, features a collection of papers that deal with siegecraft among the ancient Assyrians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.
A fragmentary statue from Tell el-Dab’a features traits that the ancient Egyptians associated with people from the Levant, raising questions of self-representation and context, especially with regards to ethnic identity.
In order to build an accurate narrative of the past and present, archaeologists and classicists must study the experience of people with disabilities in the ancient world.
Learn more about the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians in this interview with Kasia Szpakowska of the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project.
Experts Stephanie Craven and Hannah Ringheim join regular team members Joshua Hall and Josho Brouwers to talk about mercenaries.
Did the ancient Greeks name their ships? The answer to that is yes. And with rare exception, the ships were given female names.
The last king of Egypt’s New Kingdom managed to stave off threats from without before being brought down by a conspiracy from within.
Stories about people who run away usually focus on their adventures. But Lucian provides us with a view from the home front when a young person takes an unexpected trip.
A new exhibition about the Egyptian deities in the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is interesting, but workmanlike.
This article offers a closer look at a mummy portrait of a young woman in the collection of the Allard Pierson Museum.