Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction April 8-14

Here’s my weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Aliette de Bodard on embracing mythic traditions from across the world, a medieval Jewish cemetery resurfaces in Rome, Scott Lynch on why pirates come Black, female and middle-aged, speaking of border walls brings Hadrian’s to mind, laugh with Tinney Heath about speaking a foreign language on the language’s home turf

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction April 1-7

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Eric Cline on looting & preserving archaeological treasures, Queen Tiye found next to her husband’s giant leg in Egypt, Build a Wall goes way back to Sumer, Caligula can float his pleasure boats (again), Greek tragedy in the hands of some acting pros helps us figure out modern war and a replica ancient Greek ship takes her maiden voyage in Haifa Israel.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction March 25-31

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Sat April 1 event for archaeology & mystery fans, Clovis People mystery solved, Neolithic rock art in Egypt, the Huns lived happily with Romans sometimes, it turns out.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction March 11-17

My weekly roundup of posts: Monumental statue rises from the Nile’s muck but it’s not Ramses II, reinterpreting Olmec governance at Tres Zapotes, the contradictory messages of the black tank top in costuming the BadAss Woman in film and fiction

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