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 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 History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom April 19-25

Posts I enjoyed around the web this week: a small town dig of Minoan Crete, Liza Klaussmann on enriching the “real” with the fictional in Historical fiction, a rave review of Ben Kane’s latest Roman book, remembering Harry Hoffner monumental Hittitologist, the apparent translucency of marble & what that means to ancient Greek temples, and Donis Casey on the pain of slicing & dicing one’s manuscript.

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