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 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 and Historical Fiction August 20-26

Here are some posts I enjoyed this week: sensational Bronze Age finds at Hala Sultan Tekke on Cyprus, Roman mosaic of Poseidon in Turkey uncovered, Olympian not Olympic cycling, ancient synagogue in Galilee and the discovery of a secret tunnel at the venerable dig at Alacahöyük Turkey

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Feb 13-19

Join me Feb 25-28 at Left Coast Crime. Here are some posts from around the web that I enjoyed this week: badger turns Bronze Age archaeologist, Roman restaurant in France, the Homer reading club talks Achilles and Harper Lee memories.

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