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

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed from around the web: Roman shipwreck full of garum, new Egyptian scribe’s tomb find, help with archaeological discovery at GlobalXplorer, Aegean island of Keros full of cycladic statues and monumental buildings

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction January 28-Feb 3

My weekly round up of posts I enjoyed: bronze statue of Aphrodite found off coast of Italy, Archaeology Mag’s top 10 discoveries of 2016, a cartoon for our times, archaeological finds in Israel confirm importance of Jewish purity practices in 2nd Temple period.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Jan 14-20

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Upcoming AIA lecture on the underwater archaeology of Athens and Corinth harbors on Feb 23 in Mesa, AZ, Surgeon’s room with medical tools found in Nea Paphos, Cyprus, DNA of a skeleton found near Troy reveals early evidence of maternal infection, Historical Fiction Round Table on Sophie Schiller’s blog

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Jan 7-13

Here’s my weekly roundup: Mycenaean shaft grave creates a new view of Mycenaean/Minoan relations, Hagia Sophia’s acoustics, Menorah carved into cave indicates a 2nd Temple hideout, Troy gets a museum, 2016 dig finds at Paphos Cyprus

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Dec 31-Jan 6

My weekly roundup of posts: silk traces found in Neolithic grave in China, Paphos Cyprus has a mystic and sexual past that’s drawing attention, along with some gorgeous mosaics, Egyptian pot burials get a new interpretation as wombs to the afterlife

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Dec 17-23

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: extinction of the shellfish that produced ancient purple dye, clarification about the lost ancient Greek city–not so lost, Bronze Age grave of girl in elaborate diadem tells a sad story, mythology in Harry Potter

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History & Historical Fiction Dec 3-9

My weekly roundup: suggestive frescoes at Pompeii opened up for Christmas viewing, Bernard Cornwell interview, hilarious Italian Medieval history at the hands of Tinney Heath, fragment of Hermes on a red figure vase, writing my purpose with some help from Donald Maass

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