Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction June 10-16

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Cemetery at Amarna reveals child labor and abuse, DNA from mummies reveals changes over time in Egyptian connectedness to other peoples, cat fur for coats in Medieval period–yuck, Roman bath comes to light in Chichester and ASOR blog on Sumerian art’s influence on modern art

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction May 13-19

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Mary Beard’s review of 2 novels based in Greek myth, the finds from building metro in Thessaloniki Greece from Alex the Great to Roman, Alex Tizon’s essay “My Family’s Slave” and etiquette ancient Egyptian style

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction May 6-12

Here is my weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Egyptian tomb gardens, Mausoleum of Augustus to be restored, Viking cave with mysterious contents, legal papyri fr Israel reveal daily life of women, marketing advice for authors from Jane Friedman

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction April 29-May 5

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: interpreting Idalion Cyprus’s temples and artifacts, new tomb near Luxor Egypt with bonus mummies, new Mycenaean tomb at Salamina Greece, Roman northern Britain new finds including keys, coin manufacture and inkpots

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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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