Ancient History blog

Finding Tutankhamun: Howard Carter, Lord Carnarvon and “the greatest find ever made”
  • Nov 25, 2022
Finding Tutankhamun: Howard Carter, Lord Carnarvon and “the greatest find ever made”
Tile from the British Museum depicting Ashurbanipal © Limin Huan | Flickr
  • Nov 23, 2022
A time for reflection
Odysseus and the Sirens on an Etruscan cinerary urn. © Sailko | Wikimedia Commons
  • Nov 9, 2022
Ursula K. Le Guin and Unexpected Ancient History
Roman barge fixture shaped as a snarling wolf's head. © Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Oct 31, 2022
Wolf-men, Werewolves, and Wild Places
The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, ca. 1550 BC © The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Oct 26, 2022
Deciphering Hieroglyphs in the British Museum - A Review
Detail of a hydria with a battle scene from the Trojan War © Walters Art Museum
  • Oct 12, 2022
Achilles, Alexander, and Arthur: Contemporary Imaginings
York Archaeology Live
  • Sep 28, 2022
York Archaeology Live
The Rosetta Stone. © Hans Hillewaert - Wikimedia Commons
  • Sep 14, 2022
Upcoming Exhibitions in London
Plato's Academy Mosaic from Pompeii. © Jebulon - Wikimedia Commons
  • Aug 31, 2022
Past, Present, and Podcasts
AHM Upcoming Issues 2022-2023
  • Aug 17, 2022
AHM Upcoming Issues 2022-2023
Sun, Statues, and Samnites – A Trip to Munich’s Museums
  • Aug 3, 2022
Sun, Statues, and Samnites – A Trip to Munich’s Museums
A new editor for Ancient History
  • Jul 20, 2022
A new editor for Ancient History
QUIZ: Hadrian's Wall
  • Jun 22, 2022
QUIZ: Hadrian's Wall
Book Review – A History of Ancient Greece in 50 Lives by David Stuttard
  • Jun 8, 2022
Book Review – A History of Ancient Greece in 50 Lives by David Stuttard
New summer exhibition on Feminine Power opens at British Museum
  • May 19, 2022
New summer exhibition on Feminine Power opens at British Museum
QUIZ: Roman Citizenship
  • May 7, 2022
QUIZ: Roman Citizenship