The Chieftain’s Cup, currently in the archaeological museum of Iraklion, depicts a scene on one side that features a commanding figure, probably a leader of some sort.
From Agia Triada comes a remarkable limestone sacrophagus with figurative scenes that may shed light on the nature of Bronze Age religion.
We take a closer look at the bull-leaping fresco from Knossos (now in Iraklion), one of many depictions of ancient Minoan bull-sports.
Learn more about the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians in this interview with Kasia Szpakowska of the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project.
About 18 kilometres west from Naples is the archaeological site of Cuma, which in antiquity was the home of the Cumaean sibyl (oracle).
Recently, two intact chamber tombs have been unearthed at the Mycenaean cemetery of Aidonia, near the ancient site of Nemea.
Did the ancient Greeks name their ships? The answer to that is yes. And with rare exception, the ships were given female names.
All good things must come to an end. I wrap up this series on Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey with a look at the associated books.
The last king of Egypt’s New Kingdom managed to stave off threats from without before being brought down by a conspiracy from within.
Arsinoe II, daughter of Ptolemy I and an enduring figure of the Lagid dynasty, became the model for succeeding Ptolemaic queens.