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 History, Archaeology and Writing Wisdom August 29-Sept 5

Some of my favorite posts from around the web this week: blog tour etiquette by Gail Martin, ancient music on the lyre, ASOR Palmyra update, Bruce Holsinger takes on Trump & Beowulf, More on the Mycenaean palace near Sparta, Alison Morton’s selection of books involving history, mystery & derring do

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