A new world of communication

One of the most breathtaking experiences in my archaeological life was to mount the steps and look out over the assembled ranks of the terracotta army.…

In praise of volunteers

My excavations, including Khok Phanom Di, have yielded well over 1,000 human graves, and often the dead were interred with multiple mortuary offerings from fine pottery vessels to thousands of ornaments in gold, silver, bronze, iron, carnelian, glass, shell, and agate.…

In Praise of Antiquity

There is no email I await with greater anticipation and, indeed, trepidation, than one captioned ‘Your radiocarbon results’.…