Author: Sara Toth Stub

Ancient Beer Is Craft’s New Frontier

Sara Toth Stub , November 11th, 2020

Ancient artwork, such as this relief in the Israel Beer Breweries museum in Ashkelon, Israel, offers clues to past beer production. Alamy One morning in May 2019, a…


Venice’s Black Death and the Dawn of Quarantine

Sara Toth Stub , April 24th, 2020

The island of Lazzaretto Nuovo, shown here, was one of the isles where the city of Venice quarantined plague-stricken individuals. Archeoclub d’Italia Sede di Venezia Just beyond th…


Will Asia Rewrite Human History?

Sara Toth Stub , April 16th, 2020

Archaeologists dig at a site called Al Wusta in Saudi Arabia. Klint Janulis Please note that this article includes images of human remains. The Nefud Desert is a…


How Babywearing Went Mainstream

Sara Toth Stub , May 3rd, 2017

Baby carriers—an ancient tool adapted to modern times—offer parents a way to bond with their child and express their individuality. Michelle Jones/SAPIENS Danielle Gold has 18 baby carrie…


How Tourism Reinvented Jesus’ Baptism Site

Sara Toth Stub , November 30th, 2016

The Yardenit Baptismal Site is a pilgrimage place that many visitors say allows them to connect to events outlined in the Bible, including the baptism and ministry of…