Weekly Roundup of Archaeology and History Sept 9-15

My weekly roundup of history and archaeology: a list of best book review blogs, newly discovered Egyptian tomb of a goldsmith, K├╝ltepe’s 23,000 clay tablets of early Anatolian writing, 7,000 yr old ceramic storage silo model reveals economic power in Jordan Valley, and a new, pretty amazing Mycenaean rock cut chamber tomb with untouched remains and grave goods.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Nov 12-18

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed this week: Lost works of Greek tragedy might be more about magic, sex and happy endings; cuneiform tablet cookies; Hypatia, Alexandria’s female scholar and Obama’s reflections upon visiting the Acropolis.

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Jan 3-9

Favorites around the web this week: On writing there’s a post about letting go of the research when writing historical fiction, tips fr Stephen King, marketing yr book. On archaeology, flint-knapping, cuneiform cookies. On history, how the movie Selma distorts history in a racist way. And of personal interest, the June Historical Novel Society Conference schedule is out & my panel, Midwifery, Magic or Medicine? is Sat 9:15. I hope to see many of you there.

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