Alison Fisher

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A guide to the mosaics along the Roman Baetica Route (Spain)

On a recent trip to Southern Spain, I travelled along the Roman Baetica Route and I visited many of the archaeological sites and museums that …

The empire the world forgot

Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries, the former regional power of Ani is now an eerie, abandoned city of ghosts.<p><b>An abandoned city of ghosts</b><br>Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries – from the Byzantines to the Ottomans – the city of Ani …

World History

Nephthys

Nephthys was one of the original five gods of ancient Egypt born of the union of Geb (earth) and Nut (sky) after the creation of the world. She was …

memento mori / finger-ring

Object type<p>Museum number<p>WB.199<p>Description<p>Finger-ring; memento mori; gold; enamelled; engraved; set with jewels; bezel in form of clasped book; on …

Metal detector buffs find untouched Bronze Age burial site

The items located had lain undiscovered for thousands of years before this 'very, very rare' find<p>An untouched Bronze Age burial site is due to be excavated thanks to a "lucky" discovery by a pair of metal detector enthusiasts.<p>Matthew Hepworth and David Kierzek unearthed several rare artefacts in a …

The story of cities, day 1: how Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world

In the first in a 50-part series charting the history of the planet’s urbanisation, Jack Shenker explores the ancient metropolis of Alexandria, which set a powerful precedent for future cities all over the world<p>The secret to Alexandria, if classical historians are to be believed, lies in a golden …

Future Cities