March 2016

Archaeological Diggings

March 2016 Issue | Vol 23 No 2

Articles in This Issue:

Cyrus and the Ancient Psychics
Cyrus and the Ancient Psychics
His coming was prophesied 150 years before his birth. While sceptics have sought to rationalise this amazing occurrence, it is difficult to avoid its truth. An closer look at the evidence.
The Archaeologist: Gertrude Caton-Thompson
The Archaeologist: Gertrude Caton-Thompson
Archaeologist Gertrude Caton–Thompson She was a student at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, graduating in archaeology in 1919.
Trajan: Emperor of a Military Machine
Trajan: Emperor of a Military Machine
Military success was his road to emperorship, so there is no surprise that under Trajan's direction, the Roman empire reached its greatest extent.
Aliens or Egyptians - Who Really Built the Pyramids?
Aliens or Egyptians - Who Really Built the Pyramids?
A closer look at the claims of sensationalists
May Your "Ba" Be With You
May Your "Ba" Be With You
Ancient Egyptians had a focus on entering the after-life. So what, exactly, did they believe?
Xerxes' Greek Campaign
Xerxes' Greek Campaign
The clash of cultures—Greece vs Persia—was inevitable. But the outcome was less predictable. A look at the why, the how and the wherefore of Xerxes’ march on Athens and Sparta.
Archaeological Mystery of Ancient Ai
Archaeological Mystery of Ancient Ai
Where is the site of this most ancient settlement?
The Real Value of the Ancient Law
The Real Value of the Ancient Law
A word from Archaeological Diggings editor, Gary Webster.
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