Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction January 28-Feb 3

My weekly round up of posts I enjoyed: bronze statue of Aphrodite found off coast of Italy, Archaeology Mag’s top 10 discoveries of 2016, a cartoon for our times, archaeological finds in Israel confirm importance of Jewish purity practices in 2nd Temple period.

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction Jan 7-13

Here’s my weekly roundup: Mycenaean shaft grave creates a new view of Mycenaean/Minoan relations, Hagia Sophia’s acoustics, Menorah carved into cave indicates a 2nd Temple hideout, Troy gets a museum, 2016 dig finds at Paphos Cyprus

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Weekly Roundup of Archaeology, History and Historical Fiction August 13-19

Some posts I enjoyed this week: One of the Egyptian Sunken Cities from the British Museum exhibit, Why writers help each other, Val McDermid shows class in the face of anti-feminist, new finds in Israel paint a revised view of the Great Revolt

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom May 24-30

News & posts this week: Judith is teaching ArtiFACTS to Fiction workshop Flagstaff June 13, Pat Bracewell on Bayeux Tapestry, Lit Hub on hilarious book tour, ancient music in Israel, HNS conference session schedule (including my midwifery panel w/ Diana Gabaldon!)

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Weekly Roundup of History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom Dec 13-19

Favorites around the web this week. In archaeology: a bronze age tomb in Thessaly, Greece, an exhibit of pre-classical Greece in France, 8,000 yr old Israeli olive oil, recreating Egyptian bread. In historical fiction: a post about his fic series with some of my favorite authors in it, a review of All the Light We Cannot See, & insulting people like a good historical fiction writer.

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