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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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom March 19-25

Some posts I enjoyed around the web this week: 500 yr old Bible reveals Reformation secrets, Egyptian ostracon with alphabet practice, figuring out what immerses a reader and some good bks for good price: The Tapestry in paperback & 4 bk collection of historical mysteries

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Figuring out the Winner: Propaganda and Reality , Hittites vs Pharaoh Ramesses

Getting to the truth in wartime has always been difficult. Pharaoh Ramesses, after the Battle of Kadesh, portrayed his version in some interestingly distorted ways. Click on through to Suzanne Adair’s Relevant History to read my post on ancient propaganda and historical reality. It led to a refreshing result in this case.

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