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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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction March 4-10

Here is my weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: carved statues from Chinese mythology, trying to assess and fix damage to archaeology from armed conflict, ancient use of mind altering plants and fermented drinks, and a cool rock cut underground labyrinth that is probably a 19th C fantasy by some rich guy, but is falsely attributed to the Knights Templar

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Feb 25-March 3

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: third gender in the ancient Near East, Roman luxury baths in France, Marylee MacDonald’s literary fiction, AIA lecture on ISIS and crowdsourcing cyber archaeology, discovery of a huge unexpected Roman gate in Israel

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

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed from around the web: Many of the Met’s photos are now open use, searching behind Tut’s tomb for Nefertiti, the Pueblo Revolt gets a new, nuanced look from archaeological evidence, the Hyksos in Egypt also get a new look from dig evidence

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