Archaeology Odyssey, May/June 2002
Deep beneath the desert, archaeologists found the first undisturbed Egyptian tomb in half a century
Reading late Bronze Age symbols
...Read more ›Mount Vesuvius sleeps quietly today, overlooking the brilliant blue waters of the Bay of Naples. Yet over the millennia its eruptions have again and again destroyed (and sometimes preserved) towns lying near its slopes—including the prosperous ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Saved at the altar
...Read more ›Iphigenia and Isaac, an unlikely pair. Yet both were almost sacrificed—one to a Greek goddess and the other to the universal Israelite God. Both Iphigenia and Isaac were innocent of any wrongdoing. In the end, both were saved when the deity relented and an animal