Archaeology

Memories in the forest

Memories in the forest

There are dozens, or perhaps hundreds, of similar carvings with names, surnames, initials and other texts on trees. Who carved them, and what archaeological evidence can they add to our understanding of the Second World War?Read on »

Aliens and archaeology

Aliens and archaeology

​News recently reported that an alien thigh bone had been found on Mars. It wasn't a bone. It was a rock. But it still become world wide news. Why?Read on »

Archaeology from space

Archaeology from space

Sarah Parcak describes how her team used satellite data to find an ancient Egyptian city that has been missing for thousands of years. It was ancient Egypt's capital and was a centre of art, architecture and religion.Read on »

Exploring the ruins of the Cold War

Exploring the ruins of the Cold War

The Cold War left a material legacy of ruins and memories in numerous European countries. This photo essay explores the abandoned bunkers, trenches, and ghost towns that remain in Poland.Read on »

Vampirism

Vampirism

Vampires are sexy and glittery today, but they used to be terrifying. Archaeology can reveal the roots of vampirism, and the true fear of the dead returning.Read on »