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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Studying Little Foot's inner ear:

phys.org/news/2019-01-foot-ear-movement-behaviour.amp
www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/de...inner-ear-180971199/
www.archaeology.org/news/7294-190110-little-foot-ears

Stone tools on Mt Kenya are prompting a search for 'skeletons':

www.nation.co.ke/news/Search-on-for-earl...08-cqstit/index.html
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AFRICA
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It looks like they're using LiDAR at the site of Kweneng (but are afraid to use the term):

www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jan/08/l...lost-city-of-kweneng
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A hieroglyphic inscription from Saudi Arabia with Ramses III connections:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63386/Hiero...ered-in-Saudi-Arabia

A New Kingdom 'urban villa' from Tell Edfu featuring an ancestral shrine (inter alia):

phys.org/news/2019-01-ancient-urban-villa-shrine-ancestor.html

A project to document inscriptions in various languages in the Sinai:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63246/Min-o...ting-inscriptions-in

Vague item on finds from various periods (up to 8000 years bp) at a site in Kurdistan:

www.rudaw.net/english/middleeast/iran/07012019

I think we mentioned this possible Persian military base site at Tel Keisan:

www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium.MAG...hern-israe-1.6765220
cf:
www.archaeology.org/news/7265-181223-isr...e-persian-encampment

More strange headlines about the Ark of the Covenant:

www.timesofisrael.com/biblical-site-tied...t-in-central-israel/
mosaicmagazine.com/picks/2019/01/discove...ark-of-the-covenant/

Remains of a medievalish era water system in Nushabad:

www.tehrantimes.com/news/431762/Centurie...m-discovered-in-Iran

Feature on analyzing old 'spy satellite' images to find and compare sites:

www.livescience.com/64404-unbending-clas...atellite-photos.html

Feature on technology used at the site of Thaj (Saudi Arabia):

eos.org/articles/magnetic-surveying-reve...uildings-and-streets

Feature on an Islamic site in Israel (paywalled):

www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium.MAG...ver-see-it-1.6810206

Feature on restoring Palmyra artifacts in the Damascus Museum:

uk.reuters.com/article/uk-mideast-crisis...museum-idUKKCN1P41NZ
www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisi...museum-idUSKCN1P41NR
www.hurriyetdailynews.com/archaeologists...mascus-museum-140441
cyprus-mail.com/2019/01/10/archaeologist...tefacts-in-damascus/

Hyping an upcoming heritage conference in Jordan:

www.al-fanarmedia.org/2019/01/in-jordan-...unities-as-partners/

More concerns for sites in Yemen:

www.npr.org/2019/01/06/682532244/yemens-...them-of-their-future
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Plenty of attention for the excavation of a Roman burial ground in Great Wheltenham featuring plenty of decapitations:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-46763020
www.livescience.com/64462-decapitated-sk...-roman-cemetery.html
www.livescience.com/64460-roman-cemetery...pitation-photos.html
www.eadt.co.uk/news/decapitated-skeleton...lk-village-1-5842252
www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/decapitated...-whelnetham-9058557/
www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/01/08/n...-romans-decapitated/
www.sciencealert.com/a-whole-bunch-of-de...unearthed-in-england
www.thedailybeast.com/englands-strange-c...f-decapitated-bodies
www.archaeology.org/news/7284-190107-england-roman-cemetery

A section of Roman road found in Lancashire:

www.lep.co.uk/news/roman-road-remains-un...r-50-years-1-9533302
www.archaeology.org/news/7297-190111-england-roman-road

'Luxury Quarters' and a brothel from Plovdiv:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/11/6-l...chaeologists-reveal/

Finds from various periods (latest found seem Roman) from the Nebet Tepe site in Plovdiv:

sofiaglobe.com/2019/01/07/archaeology-tr...ivs-nebet-tepe-site/

Photos of those Roman remains found near the Mercury Theatre in Colcester:

www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/17336255.las...se-at-roman-remains/
www.archaeology.org/news/7287-190108-england-roman-colchester

Feature on an 1800 years bp ancient Greek 'homework lesson' from Egypt:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/egypti...o-display-180971234/
www.livescience.com/64458-ancient-egyptian-homework.html

... and a feature on learning ancient Greek in a more modern context:

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/01/14/greek-to-me

A very interesting statue restoration piece:

hyperallergic.com/479203/college-basketb...roman-statue-an-arm/
www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2019/01/08/NC-ba...tatue/1161546985232/

Feature on the conservation of the Drunken Satyr at the Getty:

blogs.getty.edu/iris/an-introduction-to-...-at-the-getty-villa/

Plans to repair a (possibly) Roman bridge in Gaziantep:

www.dailysabah.com/turkey/2019/01/09/200...rn-turkeys-gaziantep

In case you didn't read/hear about the racist incidents at the SCS a week or so ago:

www.dailyprincetonian.com/article/2019/0...nts-at-classics-prof
www.chronicle.com/article/After-Racist-Incidents-Mire-a/245430

... and Dan-el Peralta did respond:

https://medium.com/@danelpadillaperalta/some-thoughts-on-aia-scs-2019-d6a480a1812a
www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/0...lassicist-speaks-out

... some reflecting:

www.chronicle.com/article/After-Racist-Incidents-Mire-a/245430

Feature on Juvenal:

theconversation.com/guide-to-the-classic...irist-of-rome-106156

Some classical reception in tapestry form:

www.forbes.com/sites/tomteicholz/2019/01...-simon/#1d14c1be29c5

Feature on Roman London:

www.spectator.co.uk/2019/01/what-did-the...-ever-do-for-london/

The Owl's Legacy looks interesting:

www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/the-owls-l...Content?oid=66225776

On Trump, Game of Thrones, and Hadrian's Wall:

www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/01/08...m_term=.12f2e9388b32

Snow in Athens:

www.elobservador.com.uy/nota/una-rareza-...o-nieve-201918162020

Review/interview with Stephanie Frampton about her *Roman Letters* book:

news.mit.edu/2019/empire-letters-writing...phanie-frampton-0108
phys.org/news/2019-01-technology-classical.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/miot-hwt010819.php

Interview with Edward Watts about his *Mortal Republic*:

www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/01/11/rome-ame...atts-mortal-republic
www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/01/11/america-rome-republic-lessons

More on the restoration of the 'gladiator house' at Pompeii:

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/12/rest...m-sites-renaissance/

More on a 2500 years bp necropolis at Antalya becoming a cultural centre:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/necropolis-are...ltural-center-140328
Latest reviews from BMCR:

bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html

Visit our blog:

rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Evidence of a 'flint weapon' in a 25 000 years bp mammoth rib excavated in
Poland:

scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news%2C32...oths-discovered.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7282-190107-poland-mammoth-hunting

A hoard of 6500 years bp copper axes and 'hammers'from a site in Bulgaria:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/09/eur...-northeast-bulgaria/
www.archaeology.org/news/7292-190110-bulgaria-copper-tools

A 4500 years bp 'Stonehenge-like' monument from Scotland:

www.livescience.com/64449-ancient-stone-circle-scotland.html


Plenty of coverage of interesting dental evidence of a woman being involved in medieval manuscript production:

phys.org/news/2019-01-lapis-lazuli-hidden-ancient-teeth.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/mpif-iwr123118.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190109142616.htm
www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46783610
www.nytimes.com/2019/01/09/science/10-ar...-teeth-painting.html
www.livescience.com/64450-ultramarine-in-medieval-teeth.html
elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/09/ciencia/1547023988_185800.html
www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/health/medieval-w...eth-study/index.html
www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2019/0...ociety/#6d0739611b67
www.tribtown.com/2019/01/09/us-sci-medieval-artist-mystery/
www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/these-10...gment-remains-reveal
www.newscientist.com/article/2189990-med...ant-role-as-scribes/
www.sciencenews.org/article/dental-tarta...edieval-book-painter
www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019...in-her-teeth/579760/
www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/0...stry-circa-1-000-a-d
www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/...led-dental-calculus/
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/blue-p...ed-artist-180971232/
blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=30686
www.archaeology.org/news/7291-190109-monk-lapis-lazuli

A Welsh farmstead is being identified as a medieval hall house now:

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/13/...ouse-experts-confirm

Overviewish sort of thing on finds from (and of) Slovak castles in 2018:

spectator.sme.sk/c/22020423/research-of-...tle-for-example.html

On the Elsyng Palace dig:

www.thesun.co.uk/news/8173886/where-is-e...ry-viiis-live-there/

Concerns for a 5000 years bp Co Sligo cairn:

www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/hike...rn-at-risk-1.3756379

Feature on Caterina Cornaro:

theconversation.com/hidden-women-of-hist...een-of-cyprus-108495

Feature on Queen Anne:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-46783180

Arguing over a bust of Oliver Cromwell:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-br...-cromwell-180971193/

More on remains of that 'ice house' in London:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46760121
www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs...covered-under-london

More on the origins of the 'Green Man':

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190104-the-s...mysterious-green-man
Archaeology in Europe Blog:

archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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The first definite 'couple burial' from a Harappan site has been analyzed:

www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-46806084
www.india.com/news/india/haryana-first-c...-university-3517372/
www.indiatimes.com/news/india/5000-year-...-haryana-360065.html
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/in...cleshow/67445140.cms
www.opindia.com/2019/01/in-a-first-archa...a-harappan-cemetery/
edition.cnn.com/2019/01/10/health/harapp...scli-intl/index.html
www.nbc-2.com/story/39763972/ancient-lov...stify-archaeologists
www.archaeology.org/news/7289-190109-india-harappan-burial

A dozen 1500 years bp burials from Shaanxi:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/11/c_137736614.htm
www.archaeology.org/news/7295-190111-china-tomb-cluster

Looks like they'll be having a dig on the campus of Sun Yat-sen University:

www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/...-next-class-has-been
www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/07/c_137726430.htm

Plenty of interesting finds at a 3600 years bp Jartai Pass site:

www.globaltimes.cn/content/1135331.shtml

13th century Buddhist sculptures from the Monmyoji Temple have been ascribed to a certain artist:

www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201901080001.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7286-190108-japan-sculpture-triad

Interesting study of human remains from 25 burials from Mongolia (3000 years bp, give or take):

www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/ancient-...-survive-horse-falls
www.archaeology.org/news/7296-190111-bronze-age-mongolia

On the origin of Indians (two parts):

thediplomat.com/2019/01/unraveled-where-...ns-come-from-part-1/
thediplomat.com/2019/01/where-indians-co...avidians-and-aryans/

Excavations of pioneer graves in Otago has provided more opportunities for the archaeologists involved:

www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/10988716...s-for-archaeologists

Overviewish thing on assorted finds from the former 'Soviet Asia':

www.asianews.it/news-en/Archaeological-d...viet-Asia-45951.html

Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog:

www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/

New Zealand Archaeology eNews:

us14.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=ddab09...18bd92&id=b917a20ae5
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NORTH AMERICA
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Plenty of finds from various periods found during Ambassador Bridge
preliminaries:

www.fox47news.com/news/nearly-30-000-art...ar-ambassador-bridge
www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/...r-bridge/2545900002/

Evidence of a 1908 race riot in Springfield (Illinois):

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/land-linc...e-surface-180971036/

On things found at the site of the future Obama Center in Chicago:

www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Janu...Future-Obama-Center/

Feature on the Ohlone people:

www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/...one-native-americans

Funding for a dig at Hell Gap:

www.laramieboomerang.com/news/local_news...4c-cdbf3fcc1f5b.html

I think we mentioned this possible alternative explanation for the Salem witch trials:

www.bbc.com/future/story/20181221-can-an...e-salem-witch-trials

Pondering George Washington:

www.cnn.com/2019/01/08/opinions/george-w...er-mensch/index.html

On evidence of an early human presence in Alaska:

www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferraff/2019/0...alaska/#1d02903f762c

Feature on petroglyphs (once?) found in West Virginia:

wvexplorer.com/2019/01/12/strange-carvin...-virginia-explorers/

Feature on Carter Harrison:

yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/4811-carter-harrison

Geronimo spoke Spanish:

elpais.com/cultura/2019/01/08/actualidad/1546958387_643634.html

On Ulysses S. Grant's failed attempt to grant citizenship to Native
Americans:

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/ulysses-g...tizenship-180971198/

On dealing with immigration during the 1901 smallpox outbreak:

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-new-y...reak-1901-180971211/

Feature on the Calusa people:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-insti...ny-nature-180969711/
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Tracking the rise and fall of the Inca Empire via llama feces (no, really!):

www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/mites-fe...nd-fall-incan-empire
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/what-l...ca-empire-180971206/

The Rapa Nui's monuments are now thought to be connected to sources of fresh water:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/bu-sta010819.php
phys.org/news/2019-01-ancient-mysteries-easter-island.html
www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jan/10/...and-statues-revealed
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/easter...esh-water-180971244/

An ethnoarchaeological approach to Mexico's ancient cultures:

mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/archaeologist-uses-new-approach/

I think we mentioned this Maya 'steam bath' from Nakum:

scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news%2C32...-bath-guatemala.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7293-190110-maya-steam-bath

More on that temple to Xipe Totec:

arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/archaeol...ayed-god-xipe-totec/
Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

goo.gl/1VdeA

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Ancient methods of recycling:

phys.org/news/2019-01-circular-economy-a...opulations-idea.html

Feature on alchemy and the Ripley Scroll:

yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/4822-ripley-scroll

Rethinking the 'Mona Lisa effect':

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190108125427.htm
www.cnn.com/style/article/mona-lisa-eyes-scli-intl/index.html
www.livescience.com/64463-mona-lisa-eyes-not-following-you.html

Feature on Thomas Hobbes:

www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/thomas...-footnotes-to-plato/

On archaeology as 'academic liturgy':

www.americamagazine.org/faith/2019/01/09...ogy-academic-liturgy

On some of the things which inspired J.K. Rowling's 'magical ideas':

www.livescience.com/64427-harry-potter-h...of-magic-photos.html

Questioning exhuming human remains for research:

elpais.com/elpais/2018/12/25/ciencia/1545756823_325261.html

On stadiums throughout history:

phys.org/news/2019-01-stadiums-fated-dis...-disuse-history.html
theconversation.com/stadiums-arent-fated...with-the-city-109076

On some hidden details in some well-known artworks:

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190103-eight...dden-in-masterpieces

On the use of the 'right lighting' to save old paintings:

theconversation.com/how-the-right-lighti...-the-mona-lisa-95938

Trying to replicate Shunga art techniques:

www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201812260007.html

Feature on Edvard Munch:

blog.britishmuseum.org/who-was-edvard-munch/

A late item on the Magi:

elpais.com/elpais/2018/12/27/eps/1545932850_762596.html

... and frankincense and myrrh:

aeon.co/essays/frankincense-and-myrrh-we...ly-but-heretical-too

On the development of the periodic table (it's 150 years old!):

www.sciencenews.org/article/periodic-tab...ents-150-anniversary
www.sciencenews.org/article/periodic-tab...ry-fun-facts-history

On Machiavelli in the Trump era:

www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/boo...d62dbb0a8_story.html

On the 'blind spots' of great literature of the past:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/08/books/review/...h-anti-semitism.html

Feature on the trial of John Jasper:

www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/who-killed-edwin-drood/

Feature on the efficacy of walls in history:

www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/01/1...s-worked-they-didnt/
www.washingtonpost.com/politics/walls-ar...fa44b80ba_story.html

On wheels and walls:

www.esquire.com/uk/latest-news/a25854256...-got-the-past-wrong/
www.indy100.com/article/trump-wheel-bord...xico-twitter-8722461

Another feature on the UK's 'monuments men' unit:

thenewsrep.com/112518/indiana-jones-and-...newest-special-unit/
www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/defence/britis...re-hunters-1-8762422
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Ancient Color:

www.clickondetroit.com/all-about-ann-arb...arbor-starting-feb-8

Munch:

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/ja...s-to-british-library
theartnewspaper.com/news/munch-british-museum
www.irishnews.com/magazine/entertainment...by-curators-1523697/
www.independent.ie/entertainment/british...decade-37691374.html
www.thetimes.co.uk/article/edvart-munch-...exhibition-tpc6gvnhn

19th century China photos:

www.cnn.com/style/article/china-photos-1...ollection/index.html

Inside Pompeii:

losangeles.cbslocal.com/2019/01/07/insid...-the-reagan-library/

The problem of crowds at museums lately:

elpais.com/cultura/2019/01/08/actualidad/1546973821_790482.html

Islamabad needs a museum:

www.urdupoint.com/en/miscellaneous/islam...sands-of-523465.html
nation.com.pk/07-Jan-2019/islamabad-in-n...sands-of-antiquities

Tut's treasures are going on tour 'for the last time':

dailynewsegypt.com/2019/01/08/tutankhamu...n-countries-in-2019/
egyptianstreets.com/2019/01/06/king-tut-...-european-countries/
wdef.com/2019/01/06/the-treasures-of-kin...r-for-the-last-time/

More arguing over that pyramid stone in the Museum of Scotland:

www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/10/py...-scotland-for-papers
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-46802323
www.heraldscotland.com/news/17349570.nat...-from-great-pyramid/
www.thenational.scot/news/17346720.natio...-pyramid-stone-feud/
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AT THE AUCTIONS
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A nice price for a letter written by George III:

www.livescience.com/64481-king-george-note-auctioned.html
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THE TECHY SIDE
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A new (?) algorithm for re-assembling archaeological fragments:

techxplore.com/news/2019-01-algorithm-ar...logical-puzzles.html

Feature on LiDAR:

www.spar3d.com/blogs/the-other-dimension/32494-2/

More on CT scans of the mummy of Nespamedu:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/07/inenglish/1546880586_334568.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7290-190109-egypt-mummy-nespamedu
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CLIMATE MATTERS
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Another piece on sites threatened by rising seas:

www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/r...world-cultural-sites

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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In case you missed it, DNA suggests that 'almost all' the horses in some Viking burials in Iceland were male:

www.livescience.com/64432-vikings-buried-with-stallions.html
www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/dnatesti...crificial-stallions/
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/burial...stallions-180971195/
www.archaeology.org/news/7283-190107-iceland-viking-horses

Dienekes' Anthropology Blog:

dienekes.blogspot.ca/
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Castles in Portugal:

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/...8adc28fa2_story.html

Titanic:

www.dw.com/en/submarine-trip-to-the-tita...p-pockets/a-47001755
www.dw.com/en/submarine-expeditions-ther...e-titanic/a-47030746

More on too many tourists in Venice:

www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/06/ve...tourism-and-flooding


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PERFORMANCES
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Not sure where to put this item on Black Cowboys:

www.npr.org/2019/01/05/682318409/dom-fle...-the-american-cowboy

... or this item on the Casa Verdi:

www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/20...ife-after-retirement
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CRIME BEAT
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Interesting feature on Vjeran Tomic:

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/01/14/th...ns-biggest-art-heist

conflict antiquities:

conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

Looting Matters:

lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

Illicit Cultural Property:

illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

SAFE:

www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Pondering whether there's political will to return plundered artifacts:

www.dw.com/en/looted-colonial-art-is-the...artifacts/a-46961670

More on Egypt's recovery of an item from a UK auction:

www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-46804806
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63211/Minis...tore-stolen-artifact
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/09/egyp...muggled-artifact-uk/
www.france24.com/en/20190109-egypt-says-...ablet-repatriated-uk
www.jordantimes.com/news/region/egypt%C2...ablet-repatriated-uk
inews.co.uk/news/world/ancient-egypt-rel...returned-to-country/
www.archaeology.org/news/7288-190109-egypt-repatriated-artifact
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NUMISMATICA
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Latest e-Sylum:

www.coinbooks.org/v21/club_nbs_esylum_v22n01.html

.... and the one which should appear later today:

www.coinbooks.org/v21/club_nbs_esylum_v22n02.html

Ancient Coin Collecting:

ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

Ancient Coins:

classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

Coin Week:

www.coinweek.com/
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OBITUARIES
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Eugeniu Iordachescu:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/11/obituaries/eu...ordachescu-dead.html

Roger Mercer:

www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/17344467....vations-in-scotland/

Georgi Ginev:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/12/bul...ure-has-passed-away/

Stanley Insler:

news.yale.edu/2019/01/09/stanley-insler-...and-scholar-sanskrit

Lamin Sanneh:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/11/obituaries/lamin-sanneh-dead.html

Major Geoffrey Langlands:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-46757125

Nancy Grace Roman:

www.chicagotribune.com/news/obituaries/c...-20190107-story.html

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/a...ember-5-january-2019
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CONFERENCES
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Jews and the Americas (February 2019):

networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announceme...enter-latin-american

Current Archaeology Live (March 8-9, 2019):

www.archaeology.co.uk/live/ca-live-2018

Berkshire Archaeology Day (April 6, 2019):

www.berksarch.co.uk/index.php/2018/12/sa...2019-bas-day-school/
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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

archaeology.about.com/

Ancient Digger:

www.ancientdigger.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Past Horizons:

www.pasthorizons.com/

Stonepages:

www.stonepages.com/news/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

Time Machine:

heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

www.youtube.com/user/Archaeos0up?feature=watch

Archaeology Podcast Network:

www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/

The Book and the Spade:

www.radioscribe.com/bknspade.htm
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EARLY HOMINIDS
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The so-called Xujiayao juvenile fossil shows dental development similar to modern children:

phys.org/news/2019-01-ancient-relative-h...risingly-modern.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/osu-aar011019.php
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/caos-dso011619.php
www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-chil...w-teeth-modern-human
www.archaeology.org/news/7309-190117-china-child-teeth

Using AI to identify an unknown hominin ancestor (I don't quite get this
one):

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/cfgr-aia011619.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190116122650.htm

A pair of skeletons from South Africa turn out to be from the same species
(sediba):

phys.org/news/2019-01-scientists-pair-sk...s-early-hominin.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/nyu-scp011719.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190117110830.htm

Feature on sediba:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/dc-uoe011719.php
www.cnn.com/2019/01/19/health/australopi...scli-intl/index.html

Not quite sure where to put this item with upper Paleolithic finds from
Azerbaijan:

www.azernews.az/nation/144108.html
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AFRICA
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Feature on Algeria's pyramid tombs:

phys.org/news/2019-01-algeria-ancient-py...-tombs-shrouded.html
www.france24.com/en/20190114-algerias-an...ill-shrouded-mystery
www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Cultur...uded-in-mystery.ashx
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A relief from Tell Edfu which was damaged some 3500 years bp:

www.livescience.com/64514-ancient-egypti...rving-afterlife.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7310-190117-tell-edfu-sculpture

A pair of Roman-era tombs from the Dakhla Oasis:

english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/32...ts-Dakhla-Oasis.aspx
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63551/Pictu...-found-in-Al-Amriyah
egyptianstreets.com/2019/01/16/egyptian-...s-from-roman-period/
www.livescience.com/64512-ancient-tombs-egypt-daklha.html
phys.org/news/2019-01-archaeologists-rom...s-egypt-western.html
www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/16/c_137746585.htm
www.archaeology.org/news/7305-190115-egypt-mud-brick-tombs

Plans for the Dendera temples complex to become an 'open air museum':

cairoscene.com/Buzz/dendera-temple-to-be...into-open-air-museum
egyptianstreets.com/2019/01/15/magnifice...-an-open-air-museum/
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63433/Dende...-into-an-open-museum

Honours for Zahi Hawass:

english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/5/1188/...rs-Zahi-Hawass-.aspx

... even though he's hyping finding Cleopatra's tomb and hasn't:

www.ilmessaggero.it/mondo/cleopatra_tomba-4227052.html
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63389/Tomb-...to-be-uncovered-soon

More on the mummy of the pharoah's eye doctor:

www.livescience.com/64513-pharaohs-eye-d...aves-cool-mummy.html

Evidence from Jordan ca 11 500 years bp suggests humans were using dogs for hunting purposes:

phys.org/news/2019-01-year-old-animal-bones-jordan-early.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uoc--1ab011519.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115132904.htm
www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium-pre...s-conclude-1.6848935
cphpost.dk/news/dogs-mans-best-friend-since-the-stone-age.html
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/humans...ic-jordan-180971291/
www.archaeology.org/news/7308-190117-jordan-dogs-hunting

Feature on recent finds (with drones and other tech) in Petra:

www.nytimes.com/2016/06/14/science/petra...rm-sarah-parcak.html

Op-Eddish on the search for more Dead Sea Scrolls (paywalled, maybe):

www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium.MAG...ay-lose-it-1.6846311

Recent finds from Al Ain seem to be overshadowed by a prince visiting them:

www.urdupoint.com/en/middle-east/new-arc...ain-refl-533321.html

Feature on the Al Ula site, which is being set up for tourism purposes:

www.washingtonpost.com/news/world/wp/201...m_term=.c7707a9aa466

Feature on the dig at Tel Abel Beth Maacah:

www.asor.org/anetoday/2019/01/Northern-E...Tel-Abel-Beth-Maacah

More on the finds at Kiriath-Jearim which the press is connecting to the Ark of the Covenant for some reason:

www.timesofisrael.com/biblical-site-tied...t-in-central-israel/
mosaicmagazine.com/picks/2019/01/discove...-the-covenant/?print

This one is paywalled, but seems to be about seeds found at various sites in Israel:

www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium.MAG...-years-ago-1.6845384

More on that Beit Shemesh road construction from a month or so ago:

www.jpost.com/In-Jerusalem/Ancient-city-...-Beit-Shemesh-577633

More on that inscription with the traditional spelling of 'Jerusalem':

mosaicmagazine.com/picks/2019/01/an-anci...elling-of-jerusalem/
members.bib-arch.org/biblical-archaeology-review/45/1/10

A 3000 years bp 'warrior grave' from northern Iran:

ifpnews.com/exclusive/grave-belonging-to...ed-in-northern-iran/

Evidence of an Ayyubid era copper production site in Jordan:

www.jordantimes.com/news/local/archaeolo...9-ayyubid-settlement
www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/jordan-has...rchaeologist-1238412
www.archaeology.org/news/7301-190114-jordan-ayyubid-site

Concerns for sites in Iraq:

thearabweekly.com/iraqs-archaeological-s...urbanisation-threats

Concerns for monuments in Jordan:

menafn.com/1097981014/India-Jordans-monu...ulation-growth-theft

More on Persians recognizing at least three genders:

www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/ancient-...least-three-genders/
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Thracian and Roman finds from the Nebet Tepe Fortress site (Bulgaria):

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/08/woo...n-bulgarias-plovdiv/

Greek and Roman artifacts from Alexandria:

aawsat.com/english/home/article/1552481/...iscovered-alexandria

A Roman road in Lancashire:

aboutmanchester.co.uk/roman-road-m6-unea...ford-archaeologists/

A Roman-era tomb accidentally found in Tripoli:

www.libyaobserver.ly/inbrief/roman-ancie...red-accident-tripoli

Interesting feature on excavating mosaics in Larnaca and Akaki:

cyprus-mail.com/2019/01/13/uncovering-mo...painstaking-process/

Overviewish thing on what's happening at Herculaneum:

www.ansa.it/english/news/lifestyle/arts/...7f-f7695ea7dabc.html

I think we mentioned these Roman-era residences from Plovdiv/Philipopolis:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/11/6-l...chaeologists-reveal/
www.archaeology.org/news/7302-190115-bul...luxurious-structures

... and Hellenistic Philipopolis was larger than previously thought:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/03/hel...n-bulgarias-plovdiv/

A 'Thracian Mound' in Bulgaria turns out to be a 'tower tomb' and is being associated with Philip the Arab:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/16/bul...r-philip-i-the-arab/

... but funding has been cut to investigate it:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/18/fun...r-bulgarias-plovdiv/

Plenty of Roman finds along the River Soar in Leicester:

www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/remarkab...ed-alongside-2420742
www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leiceste...ological-dig-2424381

Hopes for more Roman remains at a Cuerden housing development site:

www.lep.co.uk/your-lancashire/south-ribb...or-housing-1-9545138

Ongoing concerns for privatization of sites in Greece:

www.ekathimerini.com/236778/article/ekat...-monuments-from-fund

Starting them young on Latin in Sheffield:

www.thestar.co.uk/news/pupils-take-on-la...ars-of-age-1-9544963

Pondering women in the Odyssey:

www.forbes.com/sites/stephaniedenning/20...-women/#71ff148e3b86

Feature on Xenophon:

aeon.co/essays/the-ancient-greek-rebel-l...ocrates-solo-dancing

Feature on Antinous:

www.apollo-magazine.com/the-most-beautif...in-the-roman-empire/

In case you missed Dan-el Padilla Peralta's response to racist events at the AIA/SCA:

www.chronicle.com/article/My-MeritMy-Blackness/245462

What Michael Hoff has been doing in Antioch:

www.dailynebraskan.com/culture/unl-profe...71-0b6771ee4948.html

Leslie Kurke was reading Sappho:

www.dailyuw.com/arts_and_leisure/article...0f-afb2b33e5d89.html

Bruce Thornton was riffing on Vespasian:

www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/272514/money-do...stink-bruce-thornton

Michael Roberts' Roman poetry analysis is being revisited:

newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2019/01/14...r-classical-studies/

Karen Klaiber Hersch was talking about mythical beasties:

liberalarts.temple.edu/news/beastly-clas...al-creatures-origins

Honours for Sharon Gerstel:

usa.greekreporter.com/2019/01/17/helleni...ic-studies-director/

Chelsea Gardner's paper was honoured by the AIA/SCS:

www.hawaii.edu/news/2019/01/18/gardner-a...ines-national-award/

Feature on SDSU's 3d digital library project:

thedailyaztec.com/92689/news/3d-greek-di...emnants-of-the-past/

In case you missed Zahi Hawass' claims to have found Cleopatra's tomb:

www.ilmessaggero.it/mondo/cleopatra_tomba-4227052.html
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63389/Tomb-...to-be-uncovered-soon

Weighing in on the debate who should play Cleopatra:

www.independent.co.uk/voices/cleopatra-f...ashing-a8728721.html

How the Romans would deal with Twitter:

chicago.suntimes.com/news/ancient-romans...better-twitter-wars/

Using Aesop to analyze the US:

thehill.com/opinion/finance/425125-aesop...pers-not-enough-ants

Parallels between the Gracchi and Brexit:

www.spectator.co.uk/2019/01/the-rejectio...andate-then-and-now/

Review of Edward Watts, *Mortal Republic*:

freebeacon.com/culture/discourses-after-livy/

Latest reviews from BMCR:

bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html

Visit our blog:

rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Evidence of mammoth hunting 25 000 years bp from Poland:

www.livescience.com/64540-ice-age-hunters-spear-mammoth.html

Studying pottery residues to see what people in southeastern Europe were eating some 11 500 years bp:

phys.org/news/2019-01-insights-neolithic...te-southeastern.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uob-nii011519.php

Evidence of salmon consumption 5600 years bp in northern Scandinavia:

www.jpost.com/Israel-News/University-of-...navian-salmon-577612

A very interesting submerged Neolithic forest site off of Scotland's Western Isles:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-46890793
www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/island...estern-isles-forest/
www.thenational.scot/news/17363296.archa...at-prehistoric-site/
www.ibtimes.sg/archaeologists-find-sub-f...orest-scotland-28984
www.archaeology.org/news/7307-190116-sco...d-prehistoric-forest

A Bronze Age cremation pit from Cupar (Scotland):

www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/fife/...national-importance/
www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/bones-discovere...f-violence-1-4858856
www.archaeology.org/news/7304-190115-scotland-cremation-pit

Studying life in the Urals, some 4000 years bp:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/guf-wh4011719.php

A Welsh farmstead is actually a medeival hall house (I think we mentioned this one):

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/13/...ouse-experts-confirm

Overviewish on a possible Carmelite friary site in Kingussie:

www.strathspey-herald.co.uk/News/Water-t...ngussie-17012019.htm

Studying the remains of the Esquilache Mutiny:

elpais.com/cultura/2019/01/18/actualidad/1547816912_714547.html

Perth City Hall might be sitting on a vast cemetery:

www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth...ath-perth-city-hall/

Some 19th century chess pieces from Burgh le Marsh:

www.skegnessstandard.co.uk/news/historic...r-skegness-1-8768475
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-we...dden-barn-180971307/
www.archaeology.org/news/7298-190114-england-chess-pieces

Latest HS2 finds from Birmingham come from a 19th century cemetery:

www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-n...e-hs2-tents-15699807

Feature on Viking religious beliefs:

www.livescience.com/64529-vikings-gods-watching-them.html

Feature on the UK's 'forgotten footpaths':

www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-u...-forgotten-footpaths

On the influence of Victorian newspapers:

www.independent.co.uk/life-style/design/...cities-a8720786.html

Campaigning to save the Holy Well near Wotton:

www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/17364609.ar...n-to-save-holy-well/
www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/17364609.sh...-built-on-holy-well/

Feature on the St Magnus Catheral graffiti project:

www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/st-m...ts-woz-ere-fkgx70cb3

Hyping the HS2 project for 'trainee archaeologists':

www.gov.uk/government/news/hs2-unearths-...ainee-archaeologists

Archaeology in Europe Blog:

archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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A large Neolithic settlement site from Hunan:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/14/c_137742635.htm

Evidence of a 2000 years bp 'coin factory' near Nanyang, found a year or so
ago:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/18/c_137755389.htm
www.archaeology.org/news/7311-190118-china-copper-coins

A Tang/Song dynasty era settlement from Shaanxi:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/17/c_137751622.htm

Liao Dyansty tombs (including a 'ground-painting' in one) from Jinzhou:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/16/c_137748712.htm
www.archaeology.org/news/7306-190116-china-painted-tomb

A possible Mauryan site at Asurgarh:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubane...cleshow/67576244.cms
www.orissapost.com/excavations-at-asurga...-cultural-treasures/

A 4th/5th century Buddha site (including a statue head) from near Taranga:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedab...cleshow/67518278.cms
www.archaeology.org/news/7300-190114-india-buddha-head

Flooding in Kerala has revealed plenty of terracottas (date?):

www.thehindu.com/society/how-the-kerala-.../article26026694.ece
www.archaeology.org/news/7314-190118-india-terracotta-figurines

A medieval inscription from Amaravati:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/amarava...cleshow/67528388.cms
www.archaeology.org/news/7299-190114-ind...scription-discovered

What is possibly the oldest clove (900-1100 CE) comes from Sri Lanka:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/18/c_137755389.htm
theconversation.com/worlds-oldest-clove-...y-spice-trade-109686
qz.com/india/1525237/what-the-worlds-old...e-wars-in-sri-lanka/

Evidence of 'wandering Polynesians' from a 700 years bp site on Moturua
Island:

www.radionz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/38...ths-tools-structures

Some 1200 years bp calligraphy from China is causing a major row:

www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-46887545

Computer modelling applied to Beijing's Old Summer Palace:

www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/lon...e-computer-modelling

Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog:

www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/

New Zealand Archaeology eNews:

us14.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=ddab09...18bd92&id=b917a20ae5
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NORTH AMERICA
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Interesting finds from a 'submerged mastodon' site in Wakulla Springs:

www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2019/01/1...ysteries/2575989002/

Evidence of quinoa use from a site in Ontario, 3 000 years bp (!):

phys.org/news/2019-01-year-old-eastern-n...american-quinoa.html
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190115111930.htm
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uot-3en011419.php

Latest on why the Hunley sank:

www.postandcourier.com/news/a-broken-pip...17-23642fbd6b25.html
www.heraldcourier.com/news/national/rese...e5-455631e5dbe0.html
www.counton2.com/news/local-news/new-clu...hl-hunley/1701294354
walterborolive.com/2019/01/researchers-d...xplain-hunleys-loss/

Marking the tenth anniversary of the discovery of the Las Capas irrigation
canals:

www.tucsonlocalmedia.com/marana/article_...08-a74bfe469e3e.html

Feature on a 'bog body' from Florida, found in the 80s:

nbbd.com/godo/history/windover/

Concerns for a Mi'kmaq burial site near Bras d'Or Lake:

www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/ancien...under-threat-275422/

Plenty of items (but no garrison) found during a Sanford dig:

www.journaltribune.com/articles/front-pa...-turns-up-artifacts/

Feature on the 17th century Utrecht Reformed Church:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/11/nyregion/new-...reformed-church.html

Feature on the San Juan pueblos:

www.santafenewmexican.com/pasatiempo/boo...d6-712fb7f6fb04.html

Interesting feature on discovering slave-owning ancestors:

www.cpr.org/news/story/after-these-white...ors-past-they-turned

In a similar spirit:

www.binghamtonhomepage.com/news/local-ne...uncovered/1708425190

Remembering some famous New York blizzards:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/nyregion/vint...lizzards-photos.html

Marking the centennial of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston:

www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/01/1...m_term=.bfe9082c2a52

More on finds made along the Detroit River:

m.metrotimes.com/news-hits/archives/2019...indigenous-artifacts
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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I think we mentioned this Chimu child sacrifice site from northern Peru:

www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/01/...7570495/?ts_tn_int=5
www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/archaeolog...civilization-1239708

Heather Richards-Rissetto uses VR to study the Maya:

www.dailynebraskan.com/culture/unl-assis...c0-bf691dc8b54d.html

Feature on 'chocolatiers' in the Amazon:

www.archaeology.org/issues/325-1901/tren...-ecuador-cacao-seeds

Feature on Xipe Totec (who's been in the news the past couple of weeks):

daily.jstor.org/the-festival-of-the-flayed-god/

More on that Maya 'steam bath' from Guatemala:

www.livescience.com/64495-ancient-maya-steam-bath.html
www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/most-int...overed-in-guatemala/
Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

goo.gl/1VdeA

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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The oldest copy of a 'poster' version of the periodic table has been found during a cleanup at the St Andrews School of Chemistry:

www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jan/17/...dic-table-university
www.livescience.com/64545-oldest-periodi...elements-poster.html
www.scotsman.com/news/education/world-s-...university-1-4858091
www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1073639/period...-picture-oldest-ever
www.archaeology.org/news/7313-190118-scotland-periodic-table

Pondering the idea of Hell:

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/01/21/ho...ped-the-way-we-think

What we can learn from teeth at archaeological sites:

www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/science/teeth...ncy-archaeology.html

Not sure where to put this one on the 'Latin East':

aeon.co/ideas/how-the-latin-east-contrib...nique-cultural-world

Feature on democracy/women's suffrage in the Weimar Republic:

www.dw.com/en/weimar-1919-birth-of-germa...democracy/a-47143440
www.dw.com/en/100-years-of-womens-right-...-germany/av-47119107

Marking the centennial of Bauhuas:

www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-46863364
www.dw.com/en/10-essential-facts-about-bauhaus/g-41278123
www.bauhausfestival.de/

Feature on the 'roots' of the garden:

theconversation.com/heaven-on-earth-the-...ckyard-garden-108682

Feature on digitizing medieval manuscripts:

phys.org/news/2019-01-medieval-literature-digital-age.html

On 'whitewashing' of black women in art:

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190114-how-b...e-whitewashed-by-art

Feature on the Grolier Club:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/arts/design/b...ures&pgtype=Homepage

Feature on Rosa Luxemburg:

www.dw.com/en/rosa-luxemburg-guiding-lig...-the-left/a-47079366
www.dw.com/en/red-rosa-luxemburg-and-the...nary-icon/a-47006610

Was Aladdin Chinese?:

beta.scmp.com/culture/books/article/2182...tales-middle-eastern

The browsing habits of 14th century readers:

phys.org/news/2013-05-strangely-familiar...ts-14th-century.html

Digitizing an Arabic slave narrative in the US:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/only-s...-congress-180971298/

Latest 'experimental ancient boats' fleet news:

archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2019/01/15/bul...-from-lake-titicaca/

Preserving arabic calligraphy:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-46814018

Arguing over the coins in the Trevi fountain:

www.dw.com/en/trevi-fountain-church-and-...ist-coins/a-47071769

On what we can learn from empathetic humanities:

aeon.co/ideas/the-empathetic-humanities-...-adversarial-culture

Studying Rembrandt's impasto technique:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/esrf-tst011419.php

Artwork found beneath Picasso's works:

discovermagazine.com/2019/jan/light-show

More on Mona Lisa's eyes:

blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=30867

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Nadars:

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190114-flix-...lebrity-photographer
www.bnf.fr/en/cultural_events/anx_exhibi...tographique_eng.html

Gauguin:

www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/mus...dec761e73_story.html

Hornton Hoard:

www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/hornton-h...first-time-1-8773665

Hoards:

www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern...museum-37722996.html
www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandne...-exhibition-1530609/

Jim Crow:

news.yale.edu/2019/01/14/beinecke-exhibi...-book-influenced-mlk

Slate Kings and Queens:

blog.timesunion.com/history/slate-kings-...coming-exhibit/3004/

Bibliomania:

news.yale.edu/2019/01/15/beinecke-librar...maniacs-go-mad-books

Africa's Pre-Colonial Crown Jewels:

www.theartnewspaper.com/news/africa-s-pr...ewels-get-a-new-home

Finds Gone Astray:

www.themedialine.org/news/for-the-first-...-display-with-video/

... and some commentary on the ethics thereof:

hyperallergic.com/479466/jerusalem-bible...m-finds-gone-astray/

Pondering the Met's antiquities:

theartnewspaper.com/comment/the-met-s-an...uities-need-updating

Feature on the Egyptian Museum:

www.thedailystar.net/star-weekend/travel...ncient-egypt-1688944

A looted 'cannibal bowl' will not be making the trip to the Quai Branly:

theartnewspaper.com/news/looted-cannibal...quai-branly-in-paris

Funding for Tahrir's Egyptian Museum:

menafn.com/1097972274/International-gran...rirs-Egyptian-Museum
egyptianstreets.com/2019/01/13/egyptian-...-undergo-renovation/

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THE TECHY SIDE
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Using 'organoid tech' to learn about Neanderthal brains:

discovermagazine.com/2019/jan/ancient-brains

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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Evidence of a 'climatic event' in south Asia 5400 to 3000 years bp:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uoc-dsa011519.php

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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Defining 'Ancient Ancestry Informative Markers':

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190114082850.htm

OpEd on some sweeping claims about the past being made with DNA:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/magazine/anci...a-paleogenomics.html
www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/magazine/ancient-dna-research.html

Dienekes' Anthropology Blog:

dienekes.blogspot.ca/
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Kloster Andechs:

www.dw.com/en/kloster-andechs-winter-bee...-mountain/a-18951965

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PERFORMANCES
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Questioning 'Hamilton':

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/13/nyregion/hami...da-the-haunting.html

Weightless:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/13/theater/weigh...under-the-radar.html

The Poor Man of Nippur (in Babylonian!):

www.alumni.cam.ac.uk/news/ancient-langua...brought-back-to-life

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CRIME BEAT
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Feature on how the Van Meegeren forger was found out:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/15/ciencia/1547544948_999165.html

A 'lost Michelangelo' has now gone missing from a Belgian church:

www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/14/lo...-from-belgian-church

conflict antiquities:

conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

Looting Matters:

lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

Illicit Cultural Property:

illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

SAFE:

www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Assorted Thai antiquities returned from assorted US collections:

www.khaosodenglish.com/news/2019/01/17/m...from-us-collections/
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NUMISMATICA
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Latest e-Sylum:

www.coinbooks.org/v21/club_nbs_esylum_v22n02.html

... and the one which should appear later today:

www.coinbooks.org/v21/club_nbs_esylum_v22n03.html

Ancient Coin Collecting:

ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

Ancient Coins:

classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

Coin Week:

www.coinweek.com/

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OBITUARIES
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Lamin Sanneh:

www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/...dec761e73_story.html

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/a...uary-12-january-2019
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CONFERENCES
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Jews and the Americas (February 2019):

networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announceme...enter-latin-american

Current Archaeology Live (March 8-9, 2019):

www.archaeology.co.uk/live/ca-live-2018

Berkshire Archaeology Day (April 6, 2019) ================================================================
GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

archaeology.about.com/

Ancient Digger:

www.ancientdigger.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Past Horizons:

www.pasthorizons.com/

Stonepages:

www.stonepages.com/news/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

Time Machine:

heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

www.youtube.com/user/Archaeos0up?feature=watch

Archaeology Podcast Network:

www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/

The Book and the Spade:

www.radioscribe.com/bknspade.htm
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Thanks to Arthur Shippee, Dave Sowdon, Edward Rockstein, Kurt Theis, John McMahon, Barnea Selavan, Joseph Lauer, Mike Ruggeri, Hernan Astudillo, Richard Campbell, Barbara Saylor Rodgers, Bob Heuman, David Critchley, Richard Miller, mata kimasitayo, Richard C. Griffiths, and Ross W. Sargent for headses upses this week (as always hoping I have left no one out).

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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Studying the movement and adaptations of hominins into southeast Asia during the Pleistocene:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/mpif-hcd012819.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190128122236.htm
phys.org/news/2019-01-humans-colonized-d...ments-southeast.html

This mongolian skull find seems connected with the above study:

phys.org/news/2019-01-ancient-mongolian-...earliest-modern.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uoo-am012919.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190130075729.htm
www.upi.com/Ancient-skull-provides-earli...golia/7261548865224/

Rethinking the occupation of Denisova Cave by various groups:

www.livescience.com/64653-neanderthals-d...ed-siberia-cave.html
www.nytimes.com/2019/01/30/science/neand...nisovans-humans.html
www.cnn.com/2019/01/30/world/denisova-ca...ic-humans/index.html
www.scientificamerican.com/article/cave-...-cultural-evolution/
www.zmescience.com/science/archaeologist...ova-cave-occupation/
www.sciencenews.org/article/new-dates-na...ertals-crossed-paths
theconversation.com/fresh-clues-to-the-l...oup-of-humans-110504
blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadthings/?p=3234
www.archaeology.org/news/7337-scientists...ssia-s-denisova-cave

This seems related to the above:

phys.org/news/2019-01-reveal-deep-history-archaic-humans.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uoo-nsr012919.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190130133032.htm

A 300 000 years bp collection of 'shiny pebbles' in Qesem Cave:

www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium.MAG...-of-beauty-1.6871071

Neanderthals were sprinters, not long distance runners apparently:

phys.org/news/2019-01-neanderthals-sprin...rs-surprisingly.html
theconversation.com/neanderthals-were-sp...ngly-suggests-110761

Three previously-unrecorded handprints were identified in Altamira Cave:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/30/inenglish/1548850297_888022.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7343-190201-spain-altamira-hands

Not sure about this 'self taming humans' theory:

www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/201...d-themselves/580447/

More on modern humans replacing Neanderthals in Spain 44 000 years bp:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uoc-mhr013019.php

More on Neanderthals hurling spears and hunting at a distance:

www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/neandert...ong-distance-killers
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/neande...gets-afar-180971357/
www.archaeology.org/news/7330-190128-neanderthal-spear-hunting
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AFRICA
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Studying how ancient African cultures responded to fossils:

phys.org/news/2019-01-ancient-african-pe...-valued-fossils.html

Feature on Mali's Mansa Musa and his wealth:

www.livescience.com/64641-medieval-map-richest-man-africa.html
www.livescience.com/64630-photos-medieval-africa-riches.html

Feature on the wealthy signares of Senegal:

www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/0...al-women-who-wore-it

Interesting interviewish thing with Merrick Posnansky:

hnn.us/article/170638

More on LiDAR and the 'rediscovery' (as it is now dubbed) of Kweneng:

www.thesouthafrican.com/archaeologists-u...s-lost-city-kweneng/
www.africanews.com/2019/01/29/archaeolog...ng-laser-technology/
www.sciencealert.com/archaelogists-re-di...or-hundreds-of-years
au.news.yahoo.com/4199900-061447888.html
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A 'family tomb' with 50 mummies from the Ptolemaic era from Tuna el-Gebel
(Minya):

english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/32...of--mummyfilled.aspx
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/63937/Exclu...40-mummies-uncovered
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/64164/In-pi...red-in-Tuna-el-Gebel
egyptianstreets.com/2019/02/03/first-dis...ound-in-minya-tombs/
ww.egyptindependent.com/egyptian-antiqui...-discovery-in-minya/
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-...ildren-a8760136.html
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/02/02/egyp...ntaining-50-mummies/
uk.news.yahoo.com/ancient-desert-tomb-reveals-50-183324630.html
www.dw.com/en/mummies-discovered-in-anci...-chambers/a-47337162
www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/02/to...s-uncovered-in-egypt
www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-47103114
www.timesofisrael.com/egypt-discovers-40...t-chambers-in-minya/
www.haaretz.com/archaeology/in-photos-eg...50-mummies-1.6898362
www.arabnews.com/node/1445956/lifestyle
www.france24.com/en/20190202-egypt-unvei...ncient-greek-mummies
www.dw.com/en/mummies-discovered-in-anci...-chambers/a-47337162
www.euronews.com/2019/02/02/egyptian-arc...unidentified-mummies
neoskosmos.com/en/128556/50-mummies-from...eeks-ruled-in-egypt/
www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-03/archaeolo...burial-site/10774576
www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/02/c_137795582.htm
www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/02/c_137795571.htm

A Roman-era winery complex (plus some earlier things) from the Nile Delta:

www.livescience.com/64613-ancient-winery-egypt.html
ww.egyptindependent.com/ancient-wine-pre...scovered-in-beheira/
dailynewsegypt.com/2019/01/28/ancient-wi...nearthed-in-beheira/
egyptianstreets.com/2019/01/29/archeolog...ellar-in-nile-delta/
www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-...x-giza-a8750911.html
www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article225174580.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7334-190129-egypt-winery-complex

Feature on what the pyramids of Giza looked like back when they were made:

www.apollo-magazine.com/great-pyramid-giza-egypt-casing-stone/

Feature on 'women who love mummies' (UK):

www.bbc.com/news/stories-47093041

More on the completion of the restoration of Tut's tomb after nine or so
years:

egyptianstreets.com/2019/02/01/iconic-ki...c-after-restoration/
phys.org/news/2019-01-tomb-savers-conser...eil-tutankhamun.html
www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-47077663
www.cbsnews.com/news/king-tuts-tomb-unve...ts-ancient-splendor/
news.artnet.com/art-world/king-tut-conservation-getty-1450801
www.france24.com/en/20190131-tomb-savers...rk-tutankhamun-grave
www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-archaeo...ations-idUSKCN1PP2WM
www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/king-tut...m-his-restored-tomb/
www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-01/tutankham...s-of-damage/10770272
www.news.com.au/technology/science/archa...7c773681e380baa3b1a8

More on Zahi Hawass denying any Cleopatra tomb find:

dailynewsegypt.com/2019/01/26/hawas-deni...tras-burial-chamber/

Studying the markings on some Chalcolithic stone bowls from around the
Levant:

www.haifa.ac.il/index.php/he/2012-12-16-...-01-31-14-05-33.html
www.timesofisrael.com/haifa-u-archaeolog...ar-old-triangle-code
www.archaeology.org/news/7339-190131-israel-basalt-bowl-marks

Not sure if we mentioned this Bronze Age burial from northern Iran:

www.tehrantimes.com/news/432584/Bronze-A...on-objects-unearthed

Vague item on Chinese ceramic shards from the al-Nudud site (UAE):

tvcnews.tv/large-amount-of-chinese-ceram...d-by-archaeologists/

Among the items on display at that somewhat controversial Hecht Museum exhibition are items from Shivta that were once thought lost in a fire:

www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-aft...ent-shivta-1.6876872

More on that Agrippa coin find:

www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rare-coin-from...-in-West-Bank-578791
www.jewishpress.com/news/archaeology-new...r-shiloh/2019/01/27/
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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A wind farm project revealed three ancient quarries on Evia:

greece.greekreporter.com/2019/01/30/anci...rbine-sites-on-evia/
www.archaeology.org/news/7342-190201-greece-euboea-quarries

A Roman-era burial chamber from Sanliurfa:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/roman-era-buri...-in-sanliurfa-140887

Hellenistic and Roman finds from Kition:

neoskosmos.com/en/128434/hellenistic-and...tion-site-in-cyprus/
greekcitytimes.com/2019/02/02/new-hellen...t-on-cyprus-history/

Not sure where to put this one on apparent trade between India and Rome:

www.thehindu.com/society/history-and-cul.../article26148454.ece

Some Antikythera Mechanism revisionism:

www.nature.com/articles/s41599-018-0210-9

Overviewish thing on finds from Pompeii this year:

www.apollo-magazine.com/great-pompeii-pr...t-spectacular-finds/

Figuring out when Turin was founded:

www.thelocal.it/20190130/happy-birthday-...the-city-was-founded

Feature on Roman remains at Arles:

www.apollo-magazine.com/art-diary/caesar...-masterpieces-arles/

How the Romans wrote about love:

www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/reve...ans-wrote-about-love

On Gandhi and Socrates:

www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/gandhi-an.../article26122856.ece

On some classical reception in the Austrian Parliament:

eu.greekreporter.com/2019/01/28/the-aust...que-greek-character/

Feature on Lupercalia:

mentalfloss.com/article/572191/lupercali...roman-festival-facts

Feature on Philoxenia:

greece.greekreporter.com/2019/01/31/phil...f-greek-hospitality/

On the return of Latin in Fylde coast schools:

www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/educatio...st-schools-1-9564970

The big news this week was the director of the British Museum saying the taking of the Parthenon Marbles was a "creative act":

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/ja...marbles-was-creative
www.rt.com/uk/450275-parthenon-marbles-british-museum/

... with expected reactions on the return side:

neoskosmos.com/en/128306/the-british-mus...e-parthenon-marbles/
www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/ja...-do-with-nationalism
neoskosmos.com/en/128440/is-the-displace...eally-a-creative-ac/

... and the other:

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/ja...les-belong-to-us-all

... and the Acropolis Museum director shot back that the BM doesn't own
them:

www.ekathimerini.com/237178/article/ekat...of-parthenon-marbles
www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/...rthenon-marbles.html
news.gtp.gr/2019/01/31/acropolis-museum-...rbles-only-solution/

... and we're back where we started:

neoskosmos.com/en/128031/british-museum-...n-parthenon-marbles/
greekcitytimes.com/2019/01/27/director-o...ot-belong-to-greece/

A feature on the 'Elgin Marbles':

greece.greekreporter.com/2019/01/27/the-...arthenon-sculptures/

Feature on the 'art of memory':

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/30/opinion/athens-memory.html

What Emily Wilson is up to:

www.thedartmouth.com/article/2019/01/hof...eatures-emily-wilson

What Barry Strauss is up to:

barrystrauss.com/5-things-you-should-know-about-roman-emperors/

What Patrick Hunt is up to:

www.independentnews.com/news/talk-set-on...ae-935130978ecf.html

John Melville-Jones waded in on the Macedonia thing:

neoskosmos.com/en/128534/opinion-the-myth-of-modern-macedonia/

Feature on some recent retellings of ancient tales:

studybreaks.com/culture/reads/4-story-re...e-female-characters/

More on the latest theory about Alexander's death:

www.thedailybeast.com/was-alexander-the-great-buried-alive
www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/alexande...rding-to-new-theory/
greece.greekreporter.com/2019/01/30/the-...alexander-the-great/
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Latest reviews from BMCR:

bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html

Visit our blog:

rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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A Bronze Age bulla from the Shropshire Marches is being touted as one of the most important finds in the UK:

www.bordercountiesadvertizer.co.uk/news/...mportant-bulla-find/
www.shropshirelive.com/news/2019/01/31/r...y-declared-treasure/
www.shropshirestar.com/news/2019/01/31/h...st-significant-ever/

... and plans to keep it from being sold:

www.shropshirestar.com/news/2019/02/01/p...nd-in-public-domain/

A Tudor-era ring from Shropshire was also declared treasure:

www.shropshirestar.com/news/2019/02/02/d...e-declared-treasure/
www.bordercountiesadvertizer.co.uk/news/...rtins-near-oswestry/

Big news this week appears to be evidence of beer brewing 400 BCE in
Cambridgeshire:

www.gov.uk/government/news/earliest-evid...major-uk-road-scheme
www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-47042127
www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jan/31/...nd-in-cambridgeshire
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/christm...dworks-a8755881.html
www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/uk-world-news...rewery-found-2488709
www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/evidenc...ridgeshire-1-8791239
www.china.org.cn/world/Off_the_Wire/2019...content_74430642.htm
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/oldest...ghway-dig-180971403/
www.archaeology.org/news/7338-190131-england-beer-brewing

Interesting medieval 'cold case' from Piazza Armerina:

www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2...e-down/#2b2ac70758f6

Suggestion that the Folkton drums were measuring devices with a possible Stonehenge connection:

www.livescience.com/64603-ancient-carved...sure-stonehenge.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7329-190128-neolithic-measuring-device

Hopes of finding Gloucester's Whitefriar's monastery:

www.gloucesterreview.co.uk/article.cfm?i...news&searchyear=2019

Feature on the first medieval skyscraper:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/29/inenglish/1548751265_273108.html

That Pembrokeshire chariot burial has been ruled treasure:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47072503

Lottery funding to preserve Iron Age hillforts in Dorset and Wiltshire:

www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jan/31/...ted-dorset-wiltshire

Concerns for a medieval cathedral in Coimbra because of spreading fungus:

www.livescience.com/64624-new-fungus-thr...nesco-cathedral.html

Evidence of an earlier Christian presence in Denmark:

sputniknews.com/europe/20180920106819191...ikings-christianity/

Interesting feature on the 'Treasure of Guarrazar':

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/17/inenglish/1547728988_158224.html

Feature on the Broighter Hoard:

www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/how-...om-britain-1.3766635

More on finding Matthew Flinders' grave:

www.livescience.com/64634-lost-grave-of-english-explorer.html
www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jan/25/...under-london-station
www.archaeology.org/news/7328-190128-flinders-remains-london

More on confirmation of Gallic preservation of enemies' severed heads:

arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/how-to-d...es-the-iron-age-way/
boingboing.net/2019/01/30/celtic-justice.html
Archaeology in Europe Blog:

archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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More finds from that Copper/Bronze Age chariot burial site in Sinauli:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/meerut/...cleshow/67714955.cms

'Prehistoric items' and items from the late 1800s get in the way of military construction on Guam:

phys.org/news/2019-01-artifacts-discover...lts-marine-base.html
www.thestate.com/news/politics-governmen...rticle225171380.html

Arguing over a structure in Emperor Akbar's living quarters:

tribune.com.pk/story/1900629/1-officials...tt-heads-royal-bath/

4000 years bp artifacts from near Khanpur:

tribune.com.pk/story/1901323/1-uncoverin...-found-near-khanpur/

Evidence of 3rd century BCE fortifications from Bactria:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/arsc-afr010619.php

Feature on a 17th century slave woman in Manila:

theconversation.com/hidden-women-of-hist...-exploitation-110182

Feature on war elephants:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai...cleshow/67769304.cms

Studying the art of medieval India:

news.yale.edu/2019/01/22/art-historian-s...akers-medieval-india


Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog:

www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/

New Zealand Archaeology eNews:

us14.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=ddab09...18bd92&id=b917a20ae5
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NORTH AMERICA
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The 'missing' wall of the church at Jamestown has been located:

www.dailypress.com/features/history/jame...-20190124-story.html
www.13newsnow.com/article/news/local/pen...d4-813a-d163c1ab85b5
www.archaeology.org/news/7341-190131-jam...n-church-foundations

Remains of Jefferson's 'Carriage Turnaround' have been exposed at Poplar
Forest:

www.newsadvance.com/news/local/excavatio...ab-f04f86087c03.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7332-190129-virginia-poplar-forest

LiDAR reveals what is possibly the old European graveyard in Canada (NS):

www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-r...e-of-canadas-oldest/

Suggestion that so many indigenous people died as a result of European Colonization of the Americas that global cooling resulted:

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47063973
www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan...cause-climate-change
www.juancole.com/2019/02/european-colonisation-population.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7340-190131-eur...ation-climate-change

Feature on assorted weird tales associated with mounds in Ohio:

www.dispatch.com/news/20190127/archaeolo...urial-mounds-ummm-no

Feature on Providence's Chinatown:

news.brown.edu/articles/2019/01/yearofthecity

Feature on digitally restored some petroglyphs in Wyoming:

www.gillettenewsrecord.com/news/wyoming/...1a-f5b547c628b7.html

The Golden Spike is visiting 'relatives' in Utah:

www.sltrib.com/artsliving/2019/01/31/golden-spike-is-back/

On the Northwest Angle dispute:

elpais.com/internacional/2019/01/28/mund...48715439_423256.html

Feature on what a skull from Tennessee reveals about syphilis in the New
World:

www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2...olution-of-syphilis/

Feature on Plessy v Ferguson:

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/02/04/th...ite-supremacy-in-law

More on the Lake Babine First Nation village find in northern BC:

www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/...archeology-1.4991792
www.archaeology.org/news/7333-190129-first-nation-village
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Somewhat vague item on recent finds from Chiclayo (Peru):

www.rt.com/news/450425-ancient-peru-tombs-artifacts/

Plenty of Maya artifacts fished out of Lake Peten Itza:

scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news%2C32...facts-holy-lake-maya
www.archaeology.org/news/7344-190201-guatemala-maya-nojpeten

Feature on Los Guachimontones:

mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/western-m...s-circular-pyramids/

Using Google Earth to find Maya sites:

phys.org/news/2019-01-mayan-laptop.html

The Inca Trail is closed for a while:

www.elmostrador.cl/generacion-m/2019/01/...urante-todo-febrero/

Overviewish exhibition accompaniment piece on three decades of excavations at Caracol:

www.unlv.edu/news/release/archaeological...-spans-three-decades
Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

goo.gl/1VdeA

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Marking the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death:

www.dw.com/en/rembrandts-social-network-...-facebook/a-47322497
www.dw.com/en/friends-and-family-rembran...l-network/g-47327535

The ongoing struggle for pretenders to the French throne:

www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/25/de...france-jean-dorleans

Some Black History month biographical things:

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/obituar...ries&pgtype=Homepage

Someone has figured out Andrew Fuller's shorthand:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-47028244

Trying to avoid another 'ecce homo' restoration:

elpais.com/cultura/2019/01/11/actualidad/1547206544_333868.html

On Sir Stamford Raffles and his statue:

www.scmp.com/week-asia/society/article/2...ngapore-would-rather

Feature on the use of nitrous oxide as a pain killer:

www.wshu.org/post/there-shall-be-no-pain

Feature on WH Auden:

www.mainlinetoday.com/Main-Line-Today/Fe...t-the-Blue-Ball-Inn/

Feature on the Travellers Club:

www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/travel.../#Echobox=1548673322

Latest on the search for Amelia Earhart:

www.livescience.com/64637-possible-ameli...ane-wreck-found.html

Feature on forgotten female artists of Vienna:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/belved...ry-vienna-180971361/

Some recently found manuscript fragments seem to refer to Merlin leading some sort of battle charge:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-47062919
www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/uk-news/hi...ipt-telling-15755305
www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jan/30/...-in-bristol-archives
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/fragme...tury-book-180971392/
www.archaeology.org/news/7336-190130-merlin-manuscript-pages

Suggestion that a 15th century portrait is actually from the 1960s:

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/fe...orn-national-gallery

Studying the last meals of ancient sacrificial victims:

www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2...acrifice-and-murder/

On the attempt to kill Spinoza (maybe):

jewishreviewofbooks.com/articles/4991/wh...ied-to-kill-spinoza/

Excitement over what might be Leonardo's thumbprint:

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/ja...-display-of-drawings
news.artnet.com/art-world/art-industry-n...uary-29-2019-1451110

Bees apparently can distinguish between styles of art:

theconversation.com/bees-can-learn-the-d...gle-afternoon-110494

The UK is working on redefining 'treasure' officially:

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/02/01/defi...tifacts-worth-10000/
www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/feb/01/...uk-museums-buy-finds

An unknown van Hemessen painting of Jesus found:

www.express.co.uk/news/world/1080150/jes...emessen-sothebys-art

More on the search for Shackleton's lost ship:

www.livescience.com/64608-shackleton-lost-ship-expedition.html
www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/news/brit-exp...antarctica-1-8792571
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Wolf in Myth and Fairy Tales:

www.dw.com/en/the-wolf-in-myths-and-fairy-tales/g-47315769
www.dw.com/en/wolves-and-humans-a-diffic...ationship/a-47322822

19th century photography:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/arts/design/p...ioncollection%2Farts
www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2...angey-daguerreotypes

Pompeii Photos:

www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2019/01/ti...lies-pompeii-archive

German colonialism:

www.dw.com/en/berlin-museum-stirs-debate...ance-room/a-47282724

Ashurbanipal:

www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancien...-the-british-museum/

Cahokia:

www.chronicletimes.com/story/2583818.html

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/arts/design/f...ioncollection%2Farts

The Prado is celebrating a bicentennial:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/arts/design/p...ioncollection%2Farts
www.museodelprado.es/en/whats-on/exhibit...01-8718-8348f7a81de6

The Mosul Museum has partly reopened:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-47050606

Relabelling colonial artifacts at British museums:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/bri...cleshow/67714722.cms

Yale Museums have a mobile app:

news.yale.edu/2019/01/28/new-mobile-apps...gh-yales-art-museums

The Louvre and BM are helping to fund the renovation of the Egyptian Museum:

cairoscene.com/Buzz/louvre-british-museu...an-museum-renovation
www.ansa.it/english/news/lifestyle/arts/...82-3bd452377d9f.html
www.artsy.net/news/artsy-editorial-europ...iros-egyptian-museum

Review of *Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks*:

news.yale.edu/2019/01/25/ancient-mesopot...abylonian-collection
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AT THE AUCTIONS
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Not sure if this actually involved an auction, but the sale of some Assyrian relief panels isn't going over well:

www.theartnewspaper.com/news/tory-peer-i...of-iraqi-antiquities

A recently-identified Gentileschi painting is comine to auction:

news.artnet.com/market/sothebys-rediscov...-master-sale-1451794
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THE TECHY SIDE
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A technique for determining the sex of cremated remains:

phys.org/news/2019-01-sexing-ancient-cre...-human-skeletal.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/p-sac012319.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190130161654.htm
www.livescience.com/64636-cremated-bones-sex.html
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/archaeolog...remated-individuals/
www.archaeology.org/news/7335-190130-cremains-bone-measurements

Facial reconstructions of assorted 'ancient Europeans':

www.livescience.com/64620-ancient-briton...-reconstruction.html
www.livescience.com/64614-ancient-briton-faces-photos.html

... and a French soldier who was killed in Russia in 1812:

www.livescience.com/64589-french-soldier...ar-digital-face.html

Not sure where to put this one on using facial recognition technology to identify coins:

phys.org/news/2019-02-facial-recognition-coins.html
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ON THE DNA FRONT
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Using DNA to figure out when humans crossed the Straits of Gibraltar:

www.newscientist.com/article/2191607-afr...ltar-4000-years-ago/
www.archaeology.org/news/7331-190129-dna-africa-spain

Henry Louis Gates was talking DNA in relation to his latest TV series:

www.npr.org/2019/01/21/686531998/histori...inding-his-own-roots

Dienekes' Anthropology Blog:

dienekes.blogspot.ca/
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Qhapaq Nan:

www.elobservador.com.uy/nota/el-turismo-comunitario-20191295055

Opera Houses:

www.dw.com/en/opera-houses-of-world-renown/g-47322708

Magellan's voyage:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/30/paco_nadal/1548853030_533702.html

Up Helly Aa:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-north-east-...ey-shetland-47034640

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PERFORMANCES
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Criticizing period dramas in China:

beta.scmp.com/news/china/society/article...res-war-period-shows

A Jane Eyre film is in the works:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-47055539

More on Verdi manuscripts:

elpais.com/cultura/2019/01/27/actualidad/1548599221_361317.html

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CRIME BEAT
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Bizarre brazen theft from a Moscow Museum:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/28/arts/design/r...tolen-tretyakov.html
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47034859

conflict antiquities:

conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

Looting Matters:

lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

Illicit Cultural Property:

illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

SAFE:

www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Latest worries about repatriation:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/29/arts/museums-...lism-tribal-art.html
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NUMISMATICA
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Latest e-Sylum:

www.coinbooks.org/v22/club_nbs_esylum_v22n04.html

... and the one which should appear later today:

www.coinbooks.org/v22/club_nbs_esylum_v22n05.html

Ancient Coin Collecting:

ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

Ancient Coins:

classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

Coin Week:

www.coinweek.com/


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OBITUARIES
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Leonard Dinnerstein:

www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/obituaries/le...erstein-84-dies.html
www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/...b0c92dc17_story.html

Barbara Tsakirgis:

news.vanderbilt.edu/2019/01/30/scholar-w...ical-antiquity-dies/

Miguel Civil:

www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/...b0c92dc17_story.html


Lamia Al-Gailani:

www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2019/01/3...ore-national-museum/
wamu.org/story/19/02/02/remembering-lami...iraqi-archaeologist/
www.npr.org/2019/02/02/689933122/remembe...-iraqi-archaeologist

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/a...uary-26-january-2019
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CONFERENCES
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Jews and the Americas (February 2019):

networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announceme...enter-latin-american

Current Archaeology Live (March 8-9, 2019):

www.archaeology.co.uk/live/ca-live-2018

Berkshire Archaeology Day (April 6, 2019)

The Fourteenth International Conference on Jewish Names (June 3, 2019)

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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

archaeology.about.com/

Ancient Digger:

www.ancientdigger.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Past Horizons:

www.pasthorizons.com/

Stonepages:

www.stonepages.com/news/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

Time Machine:

heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

www.youtube.com/user/Archaeos0up?feature=watch

Archaeology Podcast Network:

www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/

The Book and the Spade:

www.radioscribe.com/bknspade.htm
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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Apparently early hominins were 'collectors':

phys.org/news/2019-02-million-year-obsession.html

Connecting 'a taste for fat' with human brain development:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/yu-atf020519.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190205161420.htm

Review of Clive Fnlayson, *The Smart Neanderthal*:

www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00445-x

More on AI detecting a Neanderthal/Denisovan hybrid in Siberia:

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ar...r-species-180971436/

More on those three recently-found hand images at Altamira:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/30/inenglish/1548850297_888022.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7343-190201-spain-altamira-hands
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AFRICA
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Vague reports of stone structures of generally uncertain date found during surveys of the Western Sahara:

www.livescience.com/64677-stone-structur...-western-sahara.html
www.livescience.com/64674-photos-western...tone-structures.html
www.moroccoworldnews.com/2019/02/265192/...ones-western-sahara/
www.news.com.au/technology/science/archa...deeef61dfdee1bf2325d
www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/nations...d4-2146a4759872.html
www.iflscience.com/environment/the-weste...ent-stone-monuments/
www.archaeology.org/news/7350-190205-western-sahara-stones

More on LiDAR revealing the site of Kweneng in South Africa:

www.livescience.com/64694-lost-african-city-lidar.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7353-190206-southern-africa-kweneng
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Nine Old Kingdom tombs from Qubbet el-Hawa:

english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/32...n-Upper-Egypts-.aspx
www.archaeology.org/news/7345-190201-old-kingdom-tombs

Illegal excavations beneath a house in Giza revealed a tomb of some sort:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/64218/Ancie...ear-Pyramids-of-Giza
www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/64297/Citiz...ar-Pyramids-arrested

The Guardian was recalling the discovery of the tomb of Imhotep in 1969:

www.theguardian.com/science/2019/feb/08/...ds-tomb-archive-1969

Hyping finds made in Egypt over the past couple of years:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/07/c_137803439.htm
www.china.org.cn/world/2019-02/07/content_74445156.htm

Another Ramses II statue (this one in Akhmim) will be restored:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/64407/Min-o...-II-statue-in-Akhmim

Questioning Egypt's plans to restore Jewish sites:

www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Egypts-alleged...opaganda-ploy-579954

Review of John Gaudet, *The Pharaoh's Treasure*:

www.spectator.co.uk/2019/02/treasures-fr...-wastepaper-baskets/

Slideshow of obelisks from Heliopolis:

www.archaeology.org/slideshow/7396-heliopolis-egypt-obelisks

More on the Ptolemaic-era 'family tomb' from Tuna el-Gebel:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/04/arts/mummies-...id=nytcore-ios-share
www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/64250/All-y...es-uncovered-in-Tuna
english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/32...of--Mummyfilled.aspx
www.theguardian.com/world/2019/feb/02/to...s-uncovered-in-egypt
www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/nations...3b-a714433eb372.html
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/over-40-mu...gyptian-burial-site/
world.greekreporter.com/2019/02/03/more-...-unearthed-in-egypt/
neoskosmos.com/en/128556/50-mummies-from...eeks-ruled-in-egypt/
www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/0...-mummies/2765850002/
www.news.com.au/technology/science/archa...3951d31016c8dd104fd2
www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/egypt-re...ntaining-50-mummies/
www.livescience.com/64688-maze-of-tombs-mummies-egypt.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7346-190204-egypt-minya-tombs

A trilingual inscription from near the tomb of Darius in Naqshe-Rustam:

languagehat.com/new-trilingual-inscription-discovered/

Interesting study of the material culture in the Jordan Valley and Transjordanian Highlands:

menafn.com/1098072568/Wadis-connecting-J...f-yearsarchaeologist

Keven Bubriski's photos from Syria in 2003 are turning out to be incredibly important (possibly paywalled):

www.washingtonpost.com/photography/2019/...s-ancient-monuments/

A dispute over development (it seems) at Nabi Samuel:

www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/258690
www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/israeli-...erusalem/2019/02/06/

Questioning ownership of some West Bank antiquities:

www.baptiststandard.com/news/world/owner...ntiquities-disputed/

Saudi Arabia is trying to cash in on the (haunted!?) site of Al Ula:

www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-tourism...sitors-idUSKCN1PT1CK
www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/MAGAZIN...urist-draw-1.6917894
www.jordantimes.com/news/region/saudi-an...d-tries-woo-visitors
menafn.com/1098078426/Jordan-Saudi-antiq...ries-to-woo-visitors
www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Saudi_antiqu...0190204nL5N1ZY0B5X1/

Jordan is seeking US import restrictions to protect heritage:

feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/qFDyf/~...ltural-heritage.html

Latest Heritage for Peace newsletter documenting damage in Syria:

www.heritageforpeace.org/syria-culture-a...ge-04-february-2019/
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Hopefully we'll hear more about plans to search for the 'sarcophagus of
Romulus':

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/02/09/arch...s-romulus-legendary/

I think this item on evidence of Iron Age Celts embalming the severed heads of their enemies was making the rounds a few weeks ago:

phys.org/news/2019-02-skull-fragments-iron-age-celts.html
www.insidescience.org/news/new-evidence-...tices-2300-years-ago

I think we mentioned this find of three ancient Greek quarries on Euboea:

www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/...n-of-wind-parks.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7342-190201-greece-euboea-quarries

A quarry was also found at the new Gozo Museum site:

www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20190...o-museum-site.700939

The Mount Vettore fault is apparently the source of a number of earthquakes which affected Rome and environs:

www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00480-8
www.archaeology.org/news/7387-190208-italy-monte-vettore

Overviewish thing on finds made during subway construction in Rome:

www.pbs.org/newshour/show/modern-constru...-ancient-discoveries

Concerns about the construction of a visitor centre near the Colosseum:

www.thetimes.co.uk/article/colosseum-bat...emple-site-b72dhg07j

Definitely not sure where to put this item on Roman coins from a Florida
(!) beach:

www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/treasu...ns-on-bay-area-beach

On the state of Plato's Academy:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/06/opinion/athens-plato-academy.html

Nine contemporary novels and their Classical sources:

news.hamlethub.com/brewster/life/9280-9-...ir-classical-sources

The Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena should be ready for visitors in four
years:

www.thetimes.co.uk/article/colosseum-bat...emple-site-b72dhg07j

Feature on the Roman theatre at Amman:

www.atlasobscura.com/places/roman-amphitheater

On the origin of Chyrons:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/07/style/chyrons...after-a-centaur.html

Feature on the Pyrrhic Victory metaphor:

daily.jstor.org/how-pyrrhic-victory-became-a-go-to-metaphor/

On Greeks and 'nothing':

neoskosmos.com/en/128576/the-greeks-and-...ophical-perspective/

Classics (and other humanities) is threatened at UVM:

vtdigger.org/2019/02/07/uvm-faculty-upse...llege-arts-sciences/

Honours for Brad Cook:

news.olemiss.edu/classics-professor-name...nities-teacher-year/
hottytoddy.com/2019/02/09/um-classics-pr...teacher-of-the-year/

Mary Beard looks at Trump via Roman emperors:

www.the-tls.co.uk/donald-trump-roman-emperors/

Latest varying coverage on the Parthenon Marbles dispute:

www.ekathimerini.com/237542/article/ekat...earn-for-attic-light
www.thenationalherald.com/230157/parthen...s-dame-janet-suzman/
www.neweurope.eu/article/miller-bring-th...arthenon-to-britain/
www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/fe...tful-place-for-keats

More on that recent theory on the death of Alexander the Great:

www.livescience.com/64676-alexander-the-...ead-prematurely.html
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/was-al...ematurely-180971419/
mentalfloss.com/article/573370/alexander...red-dead-prematurely
www.archaeology.org/news/7347-190204-death-of-alexander


Latest reviews from BMCR:

bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html

Visit our blog:

rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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A 4500 years bp arrowhead from Cork:

www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/couple-find-...-in-cork-902634.html

A notched wooden thing from Loch Tay is believed to be a 2500 years bp musical instrument of some sort:

www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth...prehistoric-culture/
www.archaeology.org/news/7354-190206-scotland-wooden-instrument

A medieval sword from a Danish street:

www.thelocal.dk/20190206/danes-pull-medi...nd-in-aalborg-street
www.livescience.com/64726-medieval-sword...covered-denmark.html
gizmodo.com/danish-workers-unearth-still...ord-while-1832465793
www.archaeology.org/news/7355-190206-denmark-medieval-sword

A Medieval thimble found in Bridgnorth was declared treasure:

www.expressandstar.com/news/2019/02/04/m...eclared-as-treasure/
www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/b...eclared-as-treasure/

A 13th century Carmelite monastery might be under a Gloucester bus station:

aleteia.org/2019/02/03/archaeologists-lo...english-bus-station/
dailycaller.com/2019/02/03/lost-monastery-english-bus-station/

250 post-medieval burials from Gibraltar:

vox.gi/cms/local/11882-university-funded...ieval-skeletons.html

Very interesting mass-mercury-poisoning priestly (maybe) buria at the Tholos de Montelirio:

elpais.com/cultura/2019/02/06/actualidad/1549449614_194949.html

Remains of a foundation at Captain Cook's Memorial Garden:

www.whitbygazette.co.uk/news/foundations...ook-garden-1-9578099

Feature/OpEd on the ongoing Stonehenge saga:

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/08/...future-of-stonehenge

In case you were wondering about that Magna Carta that underwent a hammer attack a few months ago:

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/04/...-salisbury-cathedral

More on Wales first chariot burial:

www.milfordmercury.co.uk/news/pembrokesh...irst-chariot-burial/

More on oldest evidence of British beer:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/oldest...ghway-dig-180971403/

More on that drone survey of the Scottish Islands:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/drones...h-islands-180971430/
Archaeology in Europe Blog:

archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Tracing the earliest domestic pigs in China to 9000 years bp:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/04/c_137798974.htm

Using genetic and archaeological evidence to study interactions between various populations in the Caucasus:

phys.org/news/2019-02-caucasus-complex-i...-genes-cultures.html
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190204085933.htm
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/mpif-tcc020119.php
www.sciencenews.org/article/dna-mating-a...ers-european-farmers
www.archaeology.org/news/7349-190205-caucasus-gene-flow

A 2200 years bp turquoise mining site from Xinjiang:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/08/c_137807347.htm
www.china.org.cn/arts/2019-02/09/content_74449544.htm
www.archaeology.org/news/7358-190208-china-turquoise-mines

As usually seems to happen ... Olympic venue construction in Kyoto is revealing sites and artifacts:

www.npr.org/2019/02/06/689931917/ahead-o...elding-ancient-artif

A pre-Harappan (maybe) site from Kutch:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/...cleshow/67858503.cms
www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/ku.../article26207613.ece
www.opindia.com/2019/02/archaeologists-d...site-ruins-in-kutch/
www.timesnownews.com/mirror-now/in-focus...ruins-in-bhuj/361773
www.archaeology.org/news/7356-190207-india-gujarat-settlement

Concerns for a 12th century pillar inscription in Guntur:

www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pr.../article26208173.ece
www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Andhra-...or-attention-/490231

Coverage of a major archaeological conference in India:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/1...cleshow/67888936.cms
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/t...cleshow/67905798.cms

A Bactrian (maybe) fortification 'system':

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/arsc-afr010619.php

On the Treaty of Waitangi:

theconversation.com/explainer-the-signif...y-of-waitangi-110982

Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog:

www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/

New Zealand Archaeology eNews:

us14.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=ddab09...18bd92&id=b917a20ae5
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NORTH AMERICA
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A site in Colorado is suggesting there has been human habitation in the Rockies for at least 9000 years:

www.kunc.org/post/archaeologists-find-ev...hing-back-9000-years

Remains of a 1400 years bp canal from Alabama:

www.al.com/news/2019/02/ancient-native-a...-in-gulf-shores.html
www.archaeology.org/news/7352-190206-alabama-ancient-canal

Feature on sites/artifacts found by BC Hydro over the past while:

www.energeticcity.ca/2019/02/bc-hydros-a...-c-heritage-program/

Human remains from near Fort William Henry:

wnyt.com/news/human-bones-found-courtlan...rren-county/5239266/
www.archaeology.org/news/7360-190208-fort-william-henry

Remembering the Shoshone massacre at Bear River:

www.kuer.org/post/forgotten-shoshone-mas...grand-scale#stream/0

Bones found at a Lake George construction site are believed to be old:

www.oleantimesherald.com/news/state/huma...d9-885c7c24c86b.html

Feature on the first Africans at Jamestown:

journaltimes.com/news/national/govt-and-...62-fb0eeeb17310.html

Pondering when the African slave trade began in the English colonies:

www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigatio...virginia/2740468002/

They're still looking for a copy of the Declaration of Sentiments and
Resolutions:

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/09/n...lution-feminism.html

Plans to conserve a site on the Columbia River associated with Lewis and
Clark:

lmtribune.com/flashback/lewis-and-clark-...82-2672e8fed4f7.html

Vandalism concerns at assorted sites in Utah:

universe.byu.edu/2019/02/04/looting-vand...re-erases-context-1/
universe.byu.edu/2019/02/04/education-in...-site-protection1-1/

... and concerns arising from oil and gas leases:

www.deseretnews.com/article/900054400/gr...tifacts-in-utah.html

Review of David Treuer, *The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee*:

www.newyorker.com/books/under-review/dav...native-american-life

More on Native American deaths and planetary cooling:

www.livescience.com/64723-great-dying-little-ice-age.html
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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A Moche ceremonial site (plus burials) dating to 600/700 CE at Ucupe:

www.nationalgeographic.com.au/history/an...earthed-in-peru.aspx
www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/757...-civilisation-graves
www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/graves-...ople-dating-13957051

I think we mentioned these Maya finds from Lake Peten Itza:

scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news%2C32...facts-holy-lake-maya
www.archaeology.org/news/7344-190201-guatemala-maya-nojpeten

Overviewish thing on Maya finds in Guatemala over the past few years:

discovermagazine.com/2019/mar/a-lost-world-emerges

Airport construction is causing concerns for sites in Chinchero:

www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/02/airport-...eological-sites-peru

Concerns for Virgin Islands' artifacts 'going missing':

stjohnsource.com/2019/02/06/priceless-v-...ng-but-not-recently/
Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

goo.gl/1VdeA

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Study on the 'globalization' of assorted cereal crops over three millennia:

phys.org/news/2019-02-prehistoric-food-g...anned-millennia.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/wuis-pfg020519.php

Another 'finds of 2018' feature:

www.boredpanda.com/biggest-best-archaeology-finds-2018-history/

Feature on calendars, lunar and otherwise:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/science/chine...id=nytcore-ios-share

Feature on Adelaide Labille-Guiard:

theconversation.com/hidden-women-of-hist...ented-painter-107801

On humans being more peaceful than chimpanzees:

elpais.com/elpais/2019/01/30/ciencia/1548845865_560003.html

The usual Valentine's Day origins coverage:

www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-se...-saint-a8765926.html

A WWI grenade (from France) turns up in a shipment of potatoes to a Hong Kong factory:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-47107609

Feature on trial by ordeal:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45799443

On the British Library's Private Case Collection:

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/f...-the-british-library

... and Catherine the Great's 'Erotic Cabinet':

www.thedailybeast.com/the-mystery-of-cat...rce=articles&via=rss

Padua as the birthplace of modern medicine:

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20190203-the-bi...e-of-modern-medicine

Studying the realities of Downton Abbey:

phys.org/news/2019-02-veil-historical-po...l-downton-abbey.html

On the history of assorted herbs:

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47074993

Feature on John Ruskin:

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190207-was-r...f-the-last-200-years

Pondering the *House of Mirth*:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/06/books/review/...id=nytcore-ios-share

Henry VII's marriage bed has been used in a hotel for the past 15 years
apparently:

www.livescience.com/64718-henry-vii-marriage-bed.html

Studying the benefits of living near your grandmother:

www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/0...volutionary-benefits

Feature on phrenology:

www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/02/0...ecognition-software/

On Hokusai's 'Great Wave':

www.cnn.com/style/article/hokusai-great-...woodblock/index.html

A Dublin archaeologist is attempting to recreate medieval bread:

www.dublininquirer.com/2019/02/06/a-dubl...reate-medieval-bread

Feature on various border walls in history:

thefederalist.com/2019/02/07/history-sho...work-extremely-well/

More on that 'Merlin manuscript':

www.livescience.com/64666-forgotten-manu...lin-king-arthur.html

More on Rembrandt's impasto recipe:

arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/scientis...mpasto-paint-recipe/
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Syria Lost:

www.murraybridgegallery.com.au/current-e...lms-and-tony-kearney

Golden Spike:

www.sltrib.com/artsliving/2019/02/03/centennial/

Mummies of the World:

www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/arizona-sci...rld-exhibit-11186727

Rembrandt:

www.londonlive.co.uk/news/2019-02-06/pri...brandt-go-on-display

Children's games:

www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/mus...718903bfc_story.html
britishart.yale.edu/exhibitions/instruct...hur-liman-collection
www.albertina.at/en/exhibitions/helen-levitt/

Ashurbanipal:

www.apollo-magazine.com/ashurbanipal-british-museum/

Mansa Musa:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/riches...ver-lived-180971409/

Lawrence of Oxford:

www.oxfordstudent.com/2019/02/07/lawrenc...-a-fascinating-life/

Edward Burne-Jones:

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20190204-edwar...r-of-gender-fluidity
www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/ex...n/edward-burne-jones

The Museum of Scotland is reasserting that its pyramid stone is not stolen:

www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/feb/06/...-stone-is-not-stolen

Hyping the new National Museum of Scotland:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-47129600
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-47149979

A nice leather sandals acquisition for the UNE Museum of Antiquities:

www.guyraargus.com.au/story/5891480/unes...its-a-shoe-in/?cs=12
www.armidaleexpress.com.au/story/5891480...n-and-its-a-shoe-in/

Funding to catalog and move the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology:

news.brown.edu/articles/2019/02/mellon

Funding for the Baltimore MoA:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/08/arts/design/b...id=nytcore-ios-share

OpEd on colonialism and museums:

broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/nexemx/moma-new-york-closing

I think we need to start following fallout from the Sackler controversy:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/09/arts/proteste...id=nytcore-ios-share
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THE TECHY SIDE
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Duplicating medieval inks for heritage conservation purposes:

phys.org/news/2019-02-medieval-inks-heritage.html
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190205102547.htm

Using an 'xray gun' to determine the origin of pottery in a Java Sea
shipwreck:

phys.org/news/2019-02-x-ray-gun-pottery-ancient-shipwreck.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/fm-gh020419.php

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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Studying cliimate and social change via Japan's hinoki trees:

www.bbc.com/future/story/20190205-does-t...-shape-social-change

Viking-era Greenland appears to have been warmer than previously thought:

phys.org/news/2019-02-vikings-warmer-greenland.html
wattsupwiththat.com/2019/02/07/study-sho...-a-warmer-greenland/
www.cnn.com/2019/02/06/world/viking-gree...ate-study/index.html
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ON THE DNA FRONT
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The latest finds in African DNA:

blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2019/02/...africa/#.XGAeCs9KhfI

Using DNA to trace movements on the Iberian peninsula (we may have had this
already):

phys.org/news/2019-02-centuries-old-popu...aled-fine-scale.html

They've identified 800 or so 'genome regions' relating to human evolution:

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190205090536.htm

Dienekes' Anthropology Blog:

dienekes.blogspot.ca/
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Mount Athos:

greekcitytimes.com/2019/02/05/the-byzant...athos-and-orthodoxy/

Early American towns:

www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/travel/...volution/2770231002/

Athens' Plaka:

greece.greekreporter.com/2019/02/04/spen...hens-plaka-district/

Nimes:

www.irishnews.com/lifestyle/2019/02/09/n...ekend-break-1543241/

Roam like the Romans:

www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2019/02/04/int...map-italy-road-trip/

Beijing's restored Forbidden City will open in 2020:

www.cnn.com/travel/article/beijing-forbi...buildings/index.html

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PERFORMANCES
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On the 'real' Downton Abbey:

phys.org/news/2019-02-veil-historical-po...l-downton-abbey.html

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CRIME BEAT
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A (looks fake to me) 1200 years bp Bible smuggling attempt foiled in Turkey:

www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/...ia-war-a8765876.html

An anti-smuggling operation in Turkey turned up plenty of Roman/Byzantine
coins:

www.dailysabah.com/turkey/2019/02/08/tur...in-anti-smuggling-op

Egypt foiled an attempt to smuggle a pile of items into Turkey:

aawsat.com/english/home/article/1575906/...n-antiquities-turkey

Police in Peshawar foiled an attempt to smuggle and 800 years bp statue:

arynews.tv/en/peshawar-police-foil-bid-to-smuggle-antiquities/

The Lebanese army "closed" a number of illegal crossing sites with Syria to deal with smuggling:

www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-02/07/c_137803353.htm


conflict antiquities:

conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

Looting Matters:

lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

Illicit Cultural Property:

illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

SAFE:

www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Nigeria is seeking some objects from the British Museum:

allafrica.com/stories/201902040090.html
news.artnet.com/art-world/lander-stool-1455775
www.theartnewspaper.com/news/nigerian-cu...n-restitution-debate

A Spanish art dealer has returned some reliefs to Jordan:

www.theartnewspaper.com/news/nabatean-goddess
www.archaeology.org/news/7357-10207-jord...arvings-repatriation
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NUMISMATICA
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Latest e-Sylum:

www.coinbooks.org/v22/club_nbs_esylum_v22n05.html

... and the one which should appear later today:

www.coinbooks.org/v22/club_nbs_esylum_v22n06.html

Ancient Coin Collecting:

ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

Ancient Coins:

classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

Coin Week:

www.coinweek.com/


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OBITUARIES
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Theodore Rabb:

www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/...718903bfc_story.html
www.nytimes.com/2019/02/04/obituaries/th...id=nytcore-ios-share

William Van Alstyne:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/obituaries/wi...id=nytcore-ios-share

Izzy Young:

www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/obituaries/iz...id=nytcore-ios-share
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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/a...uary-2-february-2019

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CONFERENCES
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Jews and the Americas (February 2019):

networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announceme...enter-latin-american

Current Archaeology Live (March 8-9, 2019):

www.archaeology.co.uk/live/ca-live-2018

Berkshire Archaeology Day (April 6, 2019)

The Fourteenth International Conference on Jewish Names (June 3, 2019)

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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

archaeology.about.com/

Ancient Digger:

www.ancientdigger.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Past Horizons:

www.pasthorizons.com/

Stonepages:

www.stonepages.com/news/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

Time Machine:

heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

www.youtube.com/user/Archaeos0up?feature=watch

Archaeology Podcast Network:

www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/

The Book and the Spade:

www.radioscribe.com/bknspade.htm
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