Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction July 29- August 4

My weekly roundup of posts about archaeology and history: digging up Norse kings or gods in Sweden, Roman barracks in the subway, a new tomb in Egypt, archaeology in Egypt and Nubia, the genetics of Mycenaeans and Minoans, the Chinese epic horse show to tell the Trojan War

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction June 10-16

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Cemetery at Amarna reveals child labor and abuse, DNA from mummies reveals changes over time in Egyptian connectedness to other peoples, cat fur for coats in Medieval period–yuck, Roman bath comes to light in Chichester and ASOR blog on Sumerian art’s influence on modern art

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction May 20-June 2

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: adventures at Phoenix Comicon, modern disaster for a Roman arch, mummification materials found in Middle Kingdom tomb, new Cairo Museum toting Tut’s treasures across the city, mass grave from Thirty Year’s War, Trojan period finds in Western Turkey, Getty Museum’s Palmyra online exhibit, Gamla dig in Israel

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction April 1-7

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Eric Cline on looting & preserving archaeological treasures, Queen Tiye found next to her husband’s giant leg in Egypt, Build a Wall goes way back to Sumer, Caligula can float his pleasure boats (again), Greek tragedy in the hands of some acting pros helps us figure out modern war and a replica ancient Greek ship takes her maiden voyage in Haifa Israel.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction March 25-31

My weekly roundup of posts I enjoyed: Sat April 1 event for archaeology & mystery fans, Clovis People mystery solved, Neolithic rock art in Egypt, the Huns lived happily with Romans sometimes, it turns out.

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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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