Weekly Roundup of Archaeology and History September 23-October 13

Here is my roundup of archaeology and history: Variations on the myths of Ishtar, the original goddess of love and war and a mysterious Luwian tablet, now translated, tells of a Trojan prince and his naval battle with Ashkelon, and I include photos from Madrid’s National Archaeology Museum’s extraordinary collection

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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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