Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction October 29-Nov 11

Posts I enjoyed from around the web: a Hittite village to be built at the UNESCO site of Hattusa (otherwise known as the capital of the Hittite Empire), really, really old maps (maybe), recreating the Queen of Sheba’s perfume (also used by one of my characters, a blind woman you’ll really like), the cosmopolitan world of Late Bronze Age Cyprus and the Old World might not have chatted with the New World as early as some people think.

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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 Sept 27-Oct 10

Join me at the Chandler library Oct 18 for National Archaeology Day! Also, my favorite posts around the web this week: HNS self-published author award, archaeology from Spain, Macedonia, Hattusa & Athens, & Donis Casey on dialogue.

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