Month: January 2013

Twinned Towns … What is Next, Sister Sites?

Since the staging of the Olympics in London last August a collection photographs of the Great Wall of China has been doing rounds of exhibition spaces in London and beyond. The exhibition, The Great Wall – Photographs Then and...

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The Lod Mosaic from Israel

One of the best preserved of the more larger Roman mosaic floors was discovered in 1996 during the construction of a highway on the outskirts of Lod, just south east of Tel Aviv. Not only is this mosaic floor in excellent...

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Glass Portrait of Akhenaten

The reign of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten (either 1353–1336 BC or 1351–1334 BC) witnessed a number of changes in ancient Egypt. One of the most significant saw the shift of the capital from Thebes to Armana. In the establishment of an entirely new city, artists also dramatically changed the way in which they depicted the human form.

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Archaeology Travel logoArchaeology Travel is a growing resource for anyone who enjoys visiting archaeology sites and museums. Besides a blog with numerous articles giving a more personal perspective, the website has numerous regional and thematic guides, including something for all interests - from the earliest Stone Age to the more recent past.

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