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.

Continue reading

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

Continue reading