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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, Kris Curry, Rick Heli, Richard C. Griffiths, Frank MacKay, Don Buck, mata kimasitayo, 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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How Neanderthals adapted to climate change:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/uoe-hna082820.php
phys.org/news/2020-08-neanderthals-adjusted-climate.html

Using machine learning to differentiate between 'middle stone age' and 'late stone age' toolkits:

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200826140909.htm
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/mpif-nnn082420.php
phys.org/news/2020-08-neural-network-dif...tes-middle-late.html
www.heritagedaily.com/2020/08/new-neural...-age-toolkits/134843

A study of hominin dietary shifts via the teeth of paranthropus bosei:

mediarelations.gwu.edu/changing-landscapes-changing-diets
phys.org/news/2020-08-fossilized-teeth-r...-dietary-shifts.html
www.archaeology.org/news/8981-200826-hominin-teeth-diet

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AFRICA
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Illegal gold hunters have pretty much destroyed the Jabal Maragha site in
Sudan:

www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-53889663
www.france24.com/en/20200824-gold-huntin...dan-s-priceless-past
www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/br...ogical-site/12600326
www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/gold-h...-past/article/576811
english.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2020/...-archaeological-site
www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200826-sudan...rchaeological-sites/
www.middleeasteye.net/discover/sudan-anc...old-hunters-pictures
news.artnet.com/art-world/gold-hunters-d...abal-maragha-1904355

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Not sure if we've mentioned these 'mysterious openings' found cut into a cliff near Umm Al-Qaab:

english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/37...nd-inside-sacre.aspx

A Roman-era 'pet cemetery' near Berenice includes burials of what have been identified as rhesus macaques (from Inda):

scienceinpoland.pap.pl/en/news/news%2C83...gypt-india-pets.html
www.ibtimes.sg/monkeys-india-buried-egyp...oman-practices-50587
www.thefirstnews.com/article/remains-of-...household-pets-15142
gizmodo.com/pet-monkeys-brought-to-ancie...ed-with-s-1844855746
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...sleeping-babies.html
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/monkey...-cemetery-180975667/
www.archaeology.org/news/8979-200825-berenice-rhesus-macaques

Restoration of 29 ram statues in Luxor has resumed:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/91243/Resto...-Luxor-Temple-resume

Feature on the 'White Crown division' who worked on Cheops' pyramid:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/91169/Learn...uilders-of-the-great

Feature on ancient Egyptian artists:

www.nationalgeographic.com/history/magaz...-egypt-iconic-style/

Feature on Ushabtis:

blogs.getty.edu/iris/meet-an-ushabti-an-...e-for-the-afterlife/

An assessment of the travelling Tut exhibition over the past while:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/91210/What-...n-journey-around-the

All of Egypt's sites and museums will be opening next week:

www.egyptindependent.com/starting-septem...l-sites-and-museums/

Interesting feature on Thomas Young's notes regarding efforts to translate the Rosetta Stone:

www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/aug/25/...cipher-rosetta-stone
www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/discovery-o...-BB18mgGb?li=BBnbfcL

More on high-res 3d scanning of some wrapped animal mummies:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...-with-hi-res-3d.html

An 8500 years bp burial from Bilecik (Turkey):

www.dailysabah.com/life/history/8500-yea...d-in-turkeys-bilecik

A 5000 years bp 'paint palette' and other finds from Kulluoba (Turkey):

www.dailysabah.com/life/history/5000-yea...-in-northwest-turkey

Traces of a medieval Islamic settlement site in Qazvin (iran):

www.tehrantimes.com/news/451834/Ancient-...ment-found-in-Qazvin

Suggestion that ancient Jerusalem was smaller than previously believed:

www.dw.com/en/ancient-jerusalem-smaller-...-believed/a-54671258

More coverage of that 3000+ years bp Canaanite fortress revealed near Kiryat Gat:

www.jpost.com/archaeology/a-12th-century...ens-to-public-639699
www.timesofisrael.com/3200-year-old-fort...und-in-south-israel/
www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium-can...ern-israel-1.9094750
www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/285726
www.jewishpress.com/news/religion/canaan...fortress/2020/08/23/
www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-08/23/c_139312247.htm
thejewishvoice.com/2020/08/3000-year-old...uncovered-in-israel/
www.sci-news.com/archaeology/gal-on-cana...-fortress-08778.html
www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblic...-of-biblical-judges/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...d-in-excavation.html

A major hoard of 425+ Islamic era (1100 years bp) gold coins found at a dig in central Israel somewhere:

www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-53889695
www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/24/11...t-dig-site-in-israel
www.livescience.com/gold-hoard-israel-archaelogy.html
www.nytimes.com/2020/08/24/world/middlee...ins-archaeology.html
www.timesofisrael.com/pure-gold-425-isla...found-at-israel-dig/
www.jpost.com/israel-news/hundreds-of-11...entral-israel-639730
www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-isr...-years-old-1.9097061
www.ynetnews.com/travel/article/H1DXubWXD
www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-...amic-gold-coins.html
www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-archae...israel-idUSKBN25K0US
www.upi.com/News_Photos/view/upi/1df4d30...iscovered-In-Israel/
www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/0...d-israel/3428261001/
www.coinworld.com/news/precious-metals/g...rael-by-two-students
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/israel...old-coins-180975657/
www.archaeology.org/news/8978-200825-israel-gold-coins

Light rail construction in Tel Aviv revealed some burials:

www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-arc...light-rail-1.9104668

A hotel in Nazareth is incorporating/displaying finds made during its
construction:

www.jpost.com/archaeology/unique-archeol...azareth-hotel-639895

A Viking-era 'neighbourhood' from Istanbul:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/archaeologists...d-in-istanbul-157658
www.heritagedaily.com/2020/08/viking-nei...near-istanbul/134855

More on the 7000 years bp stone monuments from the Nefud Desert of Saudi
Arabia:

journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0959683620950449
phys.org/news/2020-08-survey-mustatils-oldest-stone-world.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/mpif-vsm082520.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200825113618.htm
www.livescience.com/mysterious-stone-str...i-arabia-oldest.html
www.livescience.com/60697-photos-stone-s...es-saudi-arabia.html
www.sci-news.com/archaeology/nefud-desert-mustatils-08780.html
www.zmescience.com/science/7000-year-old...oldest-in-the-world/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...-constructed-in.html

More on the 1200 years bp 'soap factory' from near Rahat:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ry-unearthed-in.html
www.atlasobscura.com/articles/oldest-soap-factory-in-israel

Turkey has 'flagged' (for promotional purposes, it appears) 10 unique
sites/artifacts:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ministry-flags...logical-works-157653

Feature on an interesting tomb inscription in Beit Guvrin-Maresha National
Park:

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/beit-guvrin-maresha-inscription

Feature on assorted ancient writing and 'mail' systems:

www.newsweek.com/usps-oldest-letters-pos...hope-diamond-1525239

Feature on the Phoenicians:

www.grunge.com/239956/the-phoenicians-who-were-they/

On efforts to save historical buildings in Beirut:

www.bbc.com/culture/article/20200820-bei...-the-citys-buildings
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/b...-lost-blast-72681453

... and progress restoring sites in Syria:

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/au...ising-from-the-ruins

Linking neo-Hittite statuary to more recent statue events:

www.asor.org/anetoday/2020/08/are-monuments-history
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Recent burials from Persepolis may be connected to Alexander's invasion:

www.tehrantimes.com/news/451631/Newly-fo...ict-during-Alexander

... while excavations have commenced at Sillyon, which apparently was not conquered by Alexander:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/excavation-sta...der-the-great-157722

Remains of a Roman-era dam from Turkey's Konya province:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/roman-era-dam-...entral-turkey-157697

Feature on a Roman glass factory in Cerro de La Muela:

elpais.com/revista-de-verano/2020-08-23/...l-coloso-romano.html

A 5th century chalice with 'Christian graffiti' found at Vindolanda:

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/aug/29/...-graffiti-on-chalice
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archa...olanda-a9695776.html

Excavations of the Roman villa at Somma Vesuviana have resumed (Italian):

www.sardegnareporter.it/2020/08/a-somma-...o-secolo-d-c/343869/
www.ilmediano.com/somma-vesuviana-ripren...unta-villa-augustea/

I think we mentioned this Roman amphitheatre found on private land in
Anatolia:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/colosseum-like...estern-turkey-157526
www.archaeology.org/news/8975-200824-ana...astaura-amphitheater

Restoration of the archaic Temple of Apollo on Despotiko is almost complete:

www.ekathimerini.com/256317/gallery/ekat...y-nearing-completion

They're making the Roman remains in Costa del Sol easier to understand:

www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/08/25/roman-...-costa-del-sol-town/

Norton Disney Roman villa needs higher protection, according to Historic
England:

www.newarkadvertiser.co.uk/news/roman-vi...ric-england-9121194/

Suggestion that HIppocrates had an influence on the development of ancient Greek literature (paywalled):

www.thetimes.co.uk/article/father-of-med...ms-scholar-vd0bn2bqv

More on that 'jupiter column' from a well in Germany:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...re-relief-found.html

In case you've missed Chris Naunton's ideas about Cleopatra's tomb location:

www.express.co.uk/news/world/1327253/egy...-underwater-tomb-spt

... and the 'mystery' of her burial:

www.grunge.com/240830/the-mystery-of-cleopatras-burial/

... and some facts about Cleopatra:

mymodernmet.com/cleopatra-facts/

Some 'Vesuvius Day' coverage:

www.timebulletin.com/vesuvius-day-2020-h...ificance-of-the-day/
www.metro.news/on-this-day-august-24-2/2123745/

Feature on the Iphigenia at Aulis:

www.ancientworldmagazine.com/articles/na...opaths-bad-teachers/

Feature on Mycenean chariots:

www.ancientworldmagazine.com/videos/mycenaean-chariots/

Feature on ancient Roman 'traffic control':

www.forbes.com/sites/carltonreid/2020/08...-roads-to-carriages/

Feature on the Bridgness distance slab (now on a postage stamp):

www.scotsman.com/heritage-and-retro/heri...l-mail-stamp-2951700

Feature/course on the Parthenon:

smarthistory.org/overview/courses/the-story-of-the-parthenon/

... and some recent Parthenon Marbles protests at the BM:

greekcitytimes.com/2020/08/30/protesters...arthenon-sculptures/

Feature on the Francois Vase:

smarthistory.org/francois-vase/

Feature on Pella:

www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblic...-window-on-survival/

Pondering what the Romans would have thought about the UK's 'exam
obsession':

www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-romans-w...d-our-exam-obsession

Another feature on the Antikythera thing:

greece.greekreporter.com/2020/08/25/the-...h-the-it-revolution/

Eight 'modern' things which really are Roman:

verne.elpais.com/verne/2020/08/25/articu...98361795_625633.html

Feature on Roman numerals:

www.historyextra.com/period/roman/roman-...ead-where-come-from/

Feature on some ancient pandemics:

www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/pandemics-in-perspective/

In case you need fashion tips from a Roman soldier:

www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/how-to-dres...-soldier/vi-BB18vzHL

OpEd fearing for the survival of Latin if plants are given 'nicknames':

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/08/28/givi...-latin-says-scholar/

More on the climate connection to the fall of the Republic:

yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/5197-why...-roman-republic-fell

Roman Archaeology Blog:

romanarc.blogspot.com/

Rogueclassicism:

rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Finds associated with a '6500 years bp 'fertility cult' from Topolita
(Romania):

www.sfltimes.com/news/archaeologists-fin...es-of-fertility-cult

Foundations of a 5700 years bp Neolithic house in Cork:

www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-40038137.html
www.irishcentral.com/news/archaeologists...lithic-house-in-cork
www.irishpost.com/news/5700-year-old-neo...tects-in-cork-191736
www.archaeology.org/news/8983-200827-ireland-road-work

Not sure if we mentioned this possible settlement site found near a Neolithic Roundel in Poland:

www.heritagedaily.com/2020/08/ancient-se...rchaeologists/134838

3500 years bp pig figurines from a site in Poland:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...d-in-bronze-age.html

Przeworsk culture burials from a site in Poland:

www.heritagedaily.com/2020/08/archaeolog...ient-cemetery/134869

A 1200 years bp Viking burial of a left handed (apparently) warrior with
weaponry:

phys.org/news/2020-08-viking-sword-grave-central-norway.html
www.gizmodo.co.uk/2020/08/viking-sword-d...left-handed-warrior/

Hungarian researchers believe they have located the tomb of Andrew II:

hungarytoday.hu/andrew-ii-tomb-found/

Remains of Atlantic sturgeon found in a barrel from a 15th century Swedish
shipwreck:

www.lunduniversity.lu.se/article/atlanti...altic-sea-wreck-1495
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/lu-asi082720.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200827105920.htm
phys.org/news/2020-08-atlantic-sturgeon-king-pantry-unique.html
www.archaeology.org/news/8985-200828-baltic-sea-sturgeon

Some medieval texts are disputing the tradition that Alfred the Great established the Royal Navy:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/fu-mtr082320.php
phys.org/news/2020-08-medieval-texts-reveal-false-royal.html
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200824092023.htm

A 14th century gold/silver coin hoard from Plzen:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...lver-coin-hoard.html

A ten-year-old metal detectorist came across a 17th century sword in Northern Ireland:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/10-yea...n-ireland-180975639/

Study suggests parasitic infections were common in medieval Europe:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/p-hic082020.php
phys.org/news/2020-08-neolithic-modern-day-york-rich.html

Feature on finds made during a long term dig at York University (UK):

phys.org/news/2020-08-neolithic-modern-day-york-rich.html

Interesting study of tree graffiti in a Hampshire Forest:

www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/18682174.ancien...-recorded-posterity/

Feature on Carlos III:

elpais.com/elpais/2020/08/18/icon/1597757623_762108.html

Feature/honours for Keith Branigan:

www.thestar.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/ret...d-roman-urns-2955425
www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/heritage-and-r...d-roman-urns-2955425

More on the medieval Great Sacristy excavation at Westminster Abbey:

www.theguardian.com/science/2020/aug/23/...at-westminster-abbey
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8657751...nds-buried-dead.html
catholic-sf.org/news/burial-place-of-med...at-westminster-abbey
www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/burial-p...tminster-abbey-33399
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/founda...ter-abbey-180975651/

Interesting study of the acoustics of Stonehenge:

www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archa...search-a9691246.html
digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/333...age/13/article/76065
www.archaeology.org/news/8987-200828-stonehenge-acoustic-model

Feature on Viking use of slaves:

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/little-kn...g-society-180975597/

Feature on the Netherlands' history of slavery:

www.npr.org/2020/08/26/906145019/podcast...s-history-of-slavery

Feature (paywalled) on the discovery of the underwater site off Bouldnor Cliff a couple decades ago:

www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/register/lobs...-the-waves-rg56tzxzb

Pondering the height of the Dutch:

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200823-why-are-the-dutch-so-tall

More on the 15 000 years bp 'earliest art' stones from Jersey:

www.livescience.com/oldest-artwork-britain.html
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...sles-discovered.html

More on that 17th century Dutch shipwreck from the Baltic:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ury-merchantman.html

Archaeology in Europe News:

archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

Medievalists.net:

www.medievalists.net/category/news/

Viking Archaeology Blog:

viking-archaeology-blog.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Pondering the reasons for Southeast Asia's 'missing millennia':

www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/08/ancient-...ennia-southeast-asia

More on the flooding reaching the Leshan Giant Buddha:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/flood-...ha-statue-180975632/

A fourth excavation of Yangshao Village has commenced:

www.china.org.cn/arts/2020-08/24/content_76629954.htm

Feature on the Longyou Caves:

www.heritagedaily.com/2020/08/the-myster...longyou-caves/134874

Feature on Qin's tomb:

www.heritagedaily.com/2020/08/tomb-of-the-first-emperor/134882

Feature on ancient Pacific mariners:

aeon.co/videos/the-voyages-of-ancient-pa...rn-space-exploration

A large Edo-period mass grave (possibly associated with an epidemic) from
Osaka:

phys.org/news/2020-08-dug-japan-mass-grave-epidemic.html
www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/mass-grave-d...355fe38?from=htc_rss
www.shropshirestar.com/news/world-news/2...t-epidemic-in-1800s/
www.startribune.com/remains-dug-up-at-ja...-in-1800s/572225532/
www.dw.com/en/japan-excavation-of-osaka-...-epidemic/a-54708317

An overviewish thing on progress on various digs in Tamil Nadu:

www.thenewsminute.com/article/tn-excavat...-sites-so-far-131524

... somewhat similar, but with a Vaigai river civilization focus:

www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-na...-vaigai-2188309.html
www.devdiscourse.com/article/headlines/1...elease-status-report
www.businessworld.in/article/Archaeologi...t-/25-08-2020-313009
www.archaeology.org/news/8984-200827-india-tamil-industry

Andronovo culture finds (Bronze Age?) from a site in Kazakhstan's Aktobe
region:

kazakh-tv.kz/en/view/society/page_216020...nd-kyzylorda-regions

Rio Tinto executives got a 'slap on the wrist' for blowing up Aboriginal
sites:

www.bbc.com/news/business-53885695
www.theguardian.com/business/2020/aug/24...tion-of-juukan-gorge

Feature on the death of Genghis Khan:

medium.com/history-of-yesterday/the-myst...is-khan-80fdf9881f8d

More on that ice age puppy's last meal:

www.livescience.com/ice-age-puppy-ate-woolly-rhino.html

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NORTH AMERICA
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A dig in Laval (Quebec) has revealed thousands of burials from the 1830s, including some associated with a cholera outbreak:

montreal.ctvnews.ca/death-in-the-time-of...from-1830s-1.5084974

A possible African American grave site at a Columbus high school construction site:

www.dispatch.com/news/20200824/six-grave...rlington-high-school

Revisiting the US elections of 1920:

www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts/special-se...t-the-2020-elections

Plans to excavate a War of 1812 site on Horse Island:

www.wwnytv.com/2020/08/27/archaeologists...se-islands-role-war/

Plans to excavate an early African American church near Colonial
Williamsburg:

www.wm.edu/news/stories/2020/archaeology...-and-free-blacks.php
www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg...gavoqkewi-story.html
www.archaeology.org/news/8982-200827-virginia-first-baptist

... and work continues on the Custis Square excavations at Colonial
Williamsburg:

www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg...wu7vuv2ei-story.html

Plans to search for more graves at that school site in Clearwater:

www.wtsp.com/article/news/special-report...22-8bf8-276824f398e4

Catching up with events at Tampa's Zion Cemetery:

www.tampabay.com/life-culture/history/20...rased-zion-cemetery/

The University of Florida took down the Loring Monument:

www.staugustine.com/story/news/2020/08/2...g-monday/3429651001/
www.staugustine.com/story/news/local/202...memorial/3434894001/
www.staugustine.com/story/news/local/202...ugustine/5634650002/

Feature on New York's Schuyler family:

blog.timesunion.com/rittner/the-schuyler...ilton-families/7533/

Feature/reviewish thing on the impact of American slavery on production practices around the world:

www.brown.edu/news/2020-06-29/trouble

Feature on the Colfax Riot:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/28/opinion/black...es-civil-rights.html

Feature on who could and could not vote after the 19th amendment:

www.npr.org/2020/08/26/904730251/yes-wom...not-all-women-or-men

More on the latest theory about the Lost Colony:

thestreetjournal.org/2020/08/the-truth-a...iended-the-settlers/
nypost.com/2020/08/29/amateur-archaeolog...noke-colony-mystery/

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Mummified remains dating 1100-400 BCE from a copper mine in Chile:

www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-mining-...ummies-idUSKBN25H2ON
www.archaeology.org/news/8977-200825-chile-mine-mummies

Interesting study of apparent emotions depicted on Maya and Olmec figurines:

www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-scul...expressions-cultures
www.archaeology.org/news/8982-200827-virginia-first-baptist
www.archaeology.org/news/8976-200824-uni...l-facial-expressions

A suggestion of privatizing historic sites in Guatemala for conservation
purposes:

nacla.org/guatmala-peten-tourism-hansen

Feature on the Maya use of sting ray spines:

daily.jstor.org/stingray-spines-and-the-maya/
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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Recreating ancient recipes seems to be a thing this week ... e.g., an ancient Egyptian bread recipe:

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/ancient-egyptian-recipes

... and Farrell Monaco's ancient (in general) bread recreations:

www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020...yptian-bread/615859/
www.sapiens.org/archaeology/ancient-egyptian-bread/

... and Mesopotamian beer:

phys.org/news/2020-08-brewing-mesopotami...vibrant-ancient.html
menafn.com/1100685985/Brewing-Mesopotami...culture-back-to-life
www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Brewin...of-this-15509905.php

... and old Mexican recipes:

www.pri.org/stories/2020-08-27/old-mexic...ing-lockdown-e-books

Or maybe you want to build a catapult out of newspaper:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/29/at-home/how-t...-from-newspaper.html

Another feature making connections between the 1918 Spanish flu and
Covid-19:

www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/sask-ar...c-covid-19-1.5697904

... and one on historic approaches to 'uncertainty' during a pandemic:

www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/...ndemic-times/615634/

Scientists have figured out what some mysterious structures in the human heart identified by DaVinci do:

bigthink.com/surprising-science/scientis...titem=1#rebelltitem1

Feature on collective nouns:

www.bbc.com/reel/video/p08pptbc/the-stra...-of-collective-nouns

There's a new 'translation' of Beowulf:

www.npr.org/2020/08/27/906423831/bro-thi...f-you-think-you-know

Feature on Felix Feneon:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/arts/design/m...ns-felix-feneon.html

Pondering the oldest city in the world:

www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/wh...-oldest-in-the-world

Marking Hegel's 250th birthday:

www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/27/ge...ears-after-his-birth

A history of thong sandals:

verne.elpais.com/verne/2020/08/25/articu...98350626_374769.html

More on Pius XII and the Holocaust:

www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/unse...t-complacency-640347

Review of Michael Gorra, *The Saddest Words*:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/25/books/review/...s-michael-gorra.html

Feature on the evolution of ancient empires 'side by side':

www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-hist...e-vesuvius-pyramids/
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CURRENT EVENTS:
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ANIMAL AND PLANT DOMESTICATIONS
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Carian Princess:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/carian-princes...-her-new-hall-157696
www.dailysabah.com/life/history/visitors...ovated-bodrum-castle

Buckingham Palace art:

metro.co.uk/2020/08/25/best-buckingham-p...first-time-13175700/

Kings of the Sun:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/91387/Egypt...onal-Museum-Kings-of

Cycladic Art:

www.ekathimerini.com/256050/article/ekat...--athens--year-round

The British Museum reopened:

www.thetimes.co.uk/article/how-the-briti...m-the-dead-gbq7fd5kp
www.timeout.com/london/news/the-british-...-really-eerie-082520
www.broadwayworld.com/uk-regional/articl...-of-Closure-20200827

... and relocated a bust of founder Hans Sloane:

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/08/24/brit...der-sir-hans-sloane/
www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/aug/25/...e-over-slavery-links
news.artnet.com/art-world/british-museum...founder-bust-1904050
uk.news.yahoo.com/sir-hans-sloane-bust-displayed-181751029.html
www.irishcentral.com/news/irish-slave-ow...moved-british-museum
hyperallergic.com/584711/british-museum-sir-hans-sloane-bust/
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/britis...slavement-180975680/

... and spawned opeds on same:

www.spectator.co.uk/article/in-defence-of-hans-sloane
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/comme...istory-39486420.html
www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/a...story-but-his-slaves
www.telegraph.co.uk/art/what-to-see/amat...lped-found-britains/
digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/333...age/78/article/75942

... and the BM also altered other exhibits to clarify links to slavery and
colonialism:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/arts/design/b...useum-reopening.html

... and its director claims the 'loot' in the BM was paid for:

digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/334...age/45/article/76487

... still, there was a 'creative protest' for the return of the Parthenon
Marbles:

eu.greekreporter.com/2020/08/28/creative...-the-british-museum/

The Metropolitan reopened and began its 150th anniversary:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/arts/design/m...ens-anniversary.html

The Cleveland MoA has fixed up its British gallery:

www.cleveland.com/news/2020/08/cleveland...-sins-of-empire.html

A couple more royal statues arrived at the GEM:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/91289/Two-r...%99s-Great-Staircase

... and the GEM will be marketing/manufacturing things, apparently:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/91390/Egypt...o-produce-market-its

Flooding damaged some artifacts at the Southend museum:

www.echo-news.co.uk/news/18683302.artefa...eum-storage-flooded/

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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A lock of Lincoln's hair:

phys.org/news/2020-08-lincoln-hair-blood...elegram-auction.html

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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THE TECHY SIDE
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Reconstructing the technology used to carve mammoth ivory some 20 000 years
bp:

phys.org/news/2020-08-ancient-mammoth-iv...y-reconstructed.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/sfu-ami082420.php
www.archaeology.org/news/8980-200826-siberia-tool-use

Revised tree ring data is confirming some Mediterranean dates:

news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/08/revised...-mediterranean-dates

What we might be able to learn from residues in ceramic cooking pots:

www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2020/august/ceram...ts-ancient-food.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/sr-acc082520.php
phys.org/news/2020-08-ceramic-cooking-pots-history-ancient.html

Some very high res satellite images of sites in Syria are now possible:

www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/285908

www.archaeology.org/news/8986-200828-experiment-cooking-pots

Photorealistic recreations of ancient celebs seems to be a thing now:

despardes.com/historical-figures-lady-liberty-then-now/

... and in case you missed the Roman emperors:

news.yahoo.com/photorealistic-portraits-...blast-200033947.html
mymodernmet.com/daniel-voshart-roman-emperors/

More on the digital restoration of Palmyra's Temple of Bel:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...f-bel-in-syrias.html

More on the establishment of a strontium isotope map for Israel:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...rontium-isotope.html
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CLIMATE MATTERS
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A study of 'abrupt climate change' events and their effects around the
world:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/uoc-phc082620.php

More on connections between a megadrought in Asia and the drying of the
Sahara:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...-southeast-asia.html
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Chateau de Breze:

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200827-a-secr...nder-a-french-castle
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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Everywoman:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/theater/jeder...ywoman-salzburg.html

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CRIME BEAT
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Frans Hal's 'Two Laughing Boys' was stolen ... again:

www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-53934954
www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/arts/design/f...ng-stolen-again.html
www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/au...len-for-a-third-time
www.dw.com/en/frans-hals-painting-stolen...ch-museum/a-54722408
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/old-ma...hird-time-180975682/

Latest Anonymous Swiss Collection Culture Crime News:

www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2020/08/...-23-august-2020.html

That guy who punched a hole in a Picasso at the Tate Modern was sentenced:

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8663027...ailed-18-months.html

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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Questioning the 'deal' Hobby Lobby is trying to forge with Iraq:

www.thedailybeast.com/is-iraq-getting-sc...with-the-hobby-lobby

An illegally-exported Cypriot vase is being repatriated from London:

cyprus-mail.com/2020/08/25/stolen-ancien...n-its-way-back-home/

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on collecting ancient 'fourees':

coinweek.com/ancient-coins/collectible-o...ncient-coin-fourees/

Latest e-Sylum:

www.coinbooks.org/v23/club_nbs_esylum_v23n34.html

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

www.coinbooks.org/v23/club_nbs_esylum_v23n35.html

Coin Week:

www.coinweek.com/

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OBITUARIES
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Douglas Latchford:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/27/arts/douglas-...pert-dies-at-88.html

Alfredo Breitfeld:

www.nytimes.com/2020/08/25/obituaries/al...ead-coronavirus.html

Paolo Ferri:

www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/08/2...own-sherlock-holmes/

Deirdre Le Faye:

www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/register/deir...e-obituary-9n98wp8kl

Eusebio Leal:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-53917885

Elaine Howard:

mtstandard.com/news/local/obituaries/ela...09-6b928585aa35.html

Nicholas Sturgeon:

news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/08/philoso...sturgeon-dies-age-77
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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/a...rough-august-22-2020
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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/

Archaeology Briefs:

archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Atlas Obscura:

www.atlasobscura.com/

Heritage Daily:

www.heritagedaily.com/

Sapiens Archaeology:

www.sapiens.org/category/archaeology/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

planet.atlantides.org/taygete/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

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

Archaeology Podcast Network:

www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/
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explorator 23.20
September 6, 2020
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You can read explorator online at:

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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, Kris Curry, Rick Heli, Richard C. Griffiths, Frank MacKay,
Don Buck, mata kimasitayo, 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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A study of the Neanderthal diet:

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Pondering whether Neanderthals had a 'society':

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Funding to study the Natodomeri site in Kenya:

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I think we've mentioned this homo heidelbergensis horse butchery site:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...9s%3D&reserved=0

Possible evidence of human presence at the Moyjil site (Australia) 120 000
years bp:

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More on using machine learning to differentiate Paleolithic toolkits:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...54%3D&reserved=0

More on how Neanderthals adapted to climate change:

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More on those 200 000 years bp beds in South Africa:

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AFRICA
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Feature on Kilwa (paywalled):

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More on the destruction of the Jabal Maragha site in Sudan by illegal gold
diggers:

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Egypt is sending antiquities abroad to promote tourism:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...8E%3D&reserved=0

... and has upgraded facilities at the Giza Plateau too:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...yM%3D&reserved=0

Sites were opening this week:

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Feature on the artists who created the Egyptian 'style' of art:

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Egypt is cracking down on people who climb antiquities 'without a license':

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Feature on Adam Henein and his work with the Sphinx:

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Feature on finds made by the Swedish mission in Egypt:

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The remains of the 'Parthian Lady' found at Isfahan have been transferred
to a museum:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...rI%3D&reserved=0

A mapping survey of 'southern Iran' turned up a number of sites ((I can't
connect to this this a.m. for some reason):

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...0c%3D&reserved=0

Digging at Gobekli Tepe has resumed:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...wA%3D&reserved=0

... and a feature on Gobekli Tepe with an astronomy spin:

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8600 years bp sewing tools from Eksi Hoyuk:

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Remains of a 3200 years bp Canaanite fortress near Kibbutz Galon:

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Remains (maybe) of a Sennacherib-associated siege ramp at the site of
Azekah:

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Construction of a visitors center in Jerusalem revealed some Kingdom of
Judah-era/Davidic/First Temple proto-Aeolian column capitals:

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Interesting rethink of a group of Phoenician figurines found off the coast
of Israel in the 1970s:

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A Danish-German project to study pottery production in ancient Jerash:

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A somewhat strange story of a 'mystery pit' being found on Temple Mount:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...KA%3D&reserved=0

... followed by accusations that the Waqf had 'cemented' it over:

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An Israeli energy company apparently came across some ancient shipwrecks
back in 2016 and the IAA 'covered it up':

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...Jc%3D&reserved=0

Latest claims on which site is the actual ancient Bethsaida:

eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?...Ls%3D&reserved=0
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Not a lot of digging going on in ancient biblical cities, apparently:

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More on that 'face of God' figurine and the resulting dispute among
archaeologists:

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More on that 1200 years bp 'soap factory' from Rahat:

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More on that 1300 years bp church near Mount Tabor:

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Feature on epidemics in Mesopotamia:

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Feature on Sultan Selim:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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There was a fire at the site of Mycenae this week:

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... but nothing was damaged, apparently:

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... and the site reopened:

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There was also a fire at Selinunte (Italian):

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Evidence of a Bronze Age settlement near Salento (Italian):

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Evidence of a tsunami (vel simm.) hitting the Phoenician settlement at
Cerro del Villar in the 7th century BCE:

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A 2400 years bp terracotta 'mask' from Daskyleion:

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Remains of a Roman villa beneath and East Yorkshire football field:

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An 1800 years bp satyr relief from the Smyrna Theater site is undergoing
restoration:

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Latest from the excavations at the Temple of Hadrian site in Cyzicus:

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Roman finds made during the resumption of digging at Satala (Turkey):

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Digging has resumed at Entella (Italian):

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Greek archaeologists aren't happy with the 'salvaging' operations off
Antihythera:

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Graffiti vandals hit the amphitheatre at Caerleon (again):

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Construction of a hotel on a Hellenistic site in Yeroskipou has been given
the go-ahead:

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Pondering what the Romans were doing in Britain:

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Feature on Bearsden Roman Bathhouse:

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Feature on how ancient Romans kept cool:

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Interesting feature on birds in the ancient Mediterranean world:

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Suggestion that Greek Tragedy can help us endure the pandemic:

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Marking the 2500th anniversary of Thermopylae and Salamis:

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... and an opeddish thing on Salamis (paywalled):

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Charlotte Higgins on reading Horace:

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Mary Beard was talking about imperial portraiture (paywalled):

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Feature on an early Iron Age burial of a woman and foetus on the Areopagus
of Athens:

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Feature on the Seven Wonders:

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Feature on Sparta:

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Feature on gardens in ancient Greece:

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Feature on death in ancient Rome:

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Feature on the portrayal of folks in Total War: Troy:

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Feature/explanation of Jason and the Argonauts:

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Folks might be interested in the Sator-Arepo side of the movie Tenet:

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Feature on the Nashville Parthenon:

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Feature on fifth-century Greece (somewhat out of date):

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Spinning Cicero's first Philippic:

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In case you missed the photorealistic recreations of Roman emperors:

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More on Nemi seeking reparations from Germany regarding the destruction of
Caligula's ships (Italian):

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Roman Archaeology Blog:

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Rogueclassicism:

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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Neolithic face pottery and obsidian from a site in Poland:

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Study of remains of a Mesolithic woman in Spain suggests she was dark
skinned:

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Interesting study of the Maeshowe Neolithic cairn on Orkney shows that the
side chambers are 'upside down':

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Home renovations (?) at a town in Slovakia uncovered some 7000 years bp
finds:

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Assorted tech reveals a Bronze Age tradition in Britain of 'retaining and
curating' human remains as relics:

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A possible Bronze Age cremation burial at a hospital construction site in
Ireland:

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Evidence of an Iron Age (maybe) structure at Holyrood Park:

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In case you missed the remains of an early Christian chalice found at
Vindolanda:

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Suggestion that the Nebra Sky disk dates to the Iron Age, not the Bronze
Age:

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A metal detectorist found a Saxon coin near Swindon:

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Romanian archaeologists believe they have located the tomb of Andrew II:

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A medieval longhouse is being excavated on Iceland:

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A pair of 15th century battle axes from the Battle of Grunwald (Poland):

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Conservation work at the church of Santa Maria Assunta on Torcello has
revealed some pre-11th century fresco work:

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Workers found a box containing the heart of a 19th century mayor in a
Belgian fountain:

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Excavations at Shrewsbury Castle have resumed:

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A project to restore a Victorian ice house in Leicestershire has commenced:

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Latest bragging about 'treasure find' success is from Lincolnshire:

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Feature on maps of the Lancashire area:

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Feature on the fear of the dead which medieval pandemics spawned:

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Feature/opeddish thing on the legacy of the Vikings:

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Feature on the 'Druid's Temple' in Yorkshire:

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More on Stonehenge acoustics:

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More on that Viking burial of a left-handed warrior in Norway:

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More on that 500 years bp sturgeon from a Baltic shipwreck:

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More on the study of parasitic infections over time in assorted sites in
Europe:

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More on 15 000 years bp 'abstract mammoth' art from Jersey:

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More on walrus bones in a human burial (I think we mentioned this a while
ago):

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More on preserving graffiti carved into New Forest trees:

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Archaeology in Europe News:

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Medievalists.net:

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Viking Archaeology Blog:

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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A Han Dynasty text appears to be an anatomical atlas of the human body:

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A Ming Dynasty burial from Hebei:

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A 2nd century BCE (or so) inscribed pillar from Tamil Nadu:

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Evidence suggests Keezhadi was continuously inhabited from at least the 6th
century BCE:

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A 1200 years bp temple from a site on the bank of the Arjuna River:

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A 1200 years bp Telugu inscription find from Andhra Pradesh:

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A number of sites (but not the Taj) reopened in Agra:

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Seeking the return of a cannonball from an 1846 battle with the Maori:

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Feature on the Sky Caves of Nepal:

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NORTH AMERICA
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A drone survey at a sike in Kansas revealed earthworks that may be
connected with Etzanoa:

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Possible 18th century burials found during construction in a park in San
Antonio:

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Paddle wheels from a 19th century steamer that sank in Lake Champlain were
located:

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Funding for conservation of artifacts from the Vore Buffalo Jump:

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Plans for an archaeological survey at Mitchell Airport (SD):

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Funding for projects associated with the Clotilda and Africatown community:

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Feature on the Squamish Nation's archaeologist Rudy Reimer:

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More on that Lost Colony revisionism:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Turns out there are plenty more mammoth skeletons at that airport
construction site in Mexico City:

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Marking the 40th anniversary of the discovery of the site of Copan:

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Suggestion that cyclones may have contributed to the Maya collapse:

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Feature on the peopling of South America:

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Feature on the decline of the Rapa Nui:

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Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

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Ancient MesoAmerica News:

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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Not sure where to put this one, but in case you want to make your own
magical papyrus:

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Not sure where to put this one on the Templar chapel of San Bartolome:

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Evidence of 'Egyptian blue' use in a Raphael:

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Feature on the history of eye liner:

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Dendrochronology might authenticate a Rembrandt:

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Cambridge University Library has added things to the Google Arts site,
including Isaac Newton's notebook:

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In praise of 'useless knowledge':

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Feature on the Romanovs:

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Feature on the Pied Piper:

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Feature on the demise of punctuation:

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Feature on William Blake:

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Feature on some forgotten 17th century women writers from Spain:

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Feature on how the Hunchback of Notre Dame inspired the cathedral's
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Feature on 17th century 'friendship books':

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Reflecting on WWII after 75 years:

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Feature on 'invented traditions':

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Feature on how disasters shaped cities in the past:

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Lessons from historical pandemics:

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... in a similar vein:

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Statues in London are under review for connections to slavery:

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Latest look at Indiana Jones as an archaeologist:

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Feature on how 3d printing might affect art forgery:

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Feature on ancient astrologers:

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Review of Morton and Klinger, *Weird Women* (on Gothic writers):

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Venus of Fuengirola:

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Kings of the Sun:

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Monet:

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UK museums are open but visitors aren't coming back, apparently:

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The British Museum has acquired some hitherto unseen Hokusai drawings:

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The British Museum has relabelled items associated with Captain Cook:

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A number of Egyptian museums opened this week:

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The Natural History Museum is reviewing its Charles Darwin collection:

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Some Tut items are on display in Sharm El-Sheikh:

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Apparently the Beirut National Museum suffered damage in the blast a few
weeks ago:

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... related:

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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Christie's isn't happy with accusations regarding provenance of things it
sells:

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A 1794 Flowing Hair dollar is coming to auction:

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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DNA suggests lactose intolerance spread rather quickly throughout Europe:

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Evidence of Down Syndrome in the remains of a 6000 bp child burial from
Ireland:

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More on the origins of syphilis:

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THE TECHY SIDE
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Interesting feature on how ice cores show 'black swan' events in history:

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A 400 years bp chamois goat carcass will serve as a model for research on
ice mummies:

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Latest reconstruction is of a terracotta warrior:

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More on analyzing ceramic pots for food residue:

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More on recreating technology to carve mammoth ivory:

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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A new mathematical model is shedding light on the climate-associated demise
of the Indus Valley civilization:

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Climate change may have contributed to mastodon migration:

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Researchers have figured out how cold it was during the last Ice Age:

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More on 'abrupt climate change' events and their effects in various places:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Nea Paphos:

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Corfu:

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Kekova:

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Lysistrata:

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Othello:

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Mulan:

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CRIME BEAT
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Ariadne Galleries is being sued over the sale of mosaics which turned out
to be forgeries:

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... while a Parisian gallery is suing a seller over an Egyptian stele:

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A 19th century painting stolen from an Italian monastery was recovered:

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Latest Anonymous Swiss Collector Culture Crime News:

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conflict antiquities:

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anonymous swiss collector:

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

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Looting Matters:

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Illicit Cultural Property:

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SAFE:

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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OpEd on colonial loot in UK museums:

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on Roman coins depicting muses:

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Latest e-Sylum:

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

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Coin Week:

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OBITUARIES
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Jim Coulton:

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Frieda Vandenabelle (scroll down)

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Genevieve Dollfus:

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Marguerite Harl:

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

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About.com Archaeology:

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Archaeology Briefs:

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Atlas Obscura:

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Heritage Daily:

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Sapiens Archaeology:

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Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

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Archaeology Podcast Network:

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explorator 23.22
September 20, 2020
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You can read explorator online at:

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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, John
Hall,
Richard Miller, Kris Curry, Rick Heli, Richard C. Griffiths, Frank MacKay,
Towse Harrison,
Don Buck, mata kimasitayo, 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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Suggestion that early humans at Olduvai may have cooked food in hot springs:

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A set of 120 000 years bp hominin footprints from Saudi Arabia:

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... and a suggestion that dust may have played a role in 'Out of Africa':

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A 48 000 years bp child Neanderthal's tooth from northern Italy:

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Funding for a study of 300 000 years bp wooden items from the Schoningen
site in Germany:

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AFRICA
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First news I've ever had of a dig in Mozambique:

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Restoration of a number of ram statues at Karnak has been completed:

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Egypt has completed its 'development' of the Philae Temples area:

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There seem to be some conflicting reports about highways being constructed
on the Giza Plateau:

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They're still making Tutankhamun-related discoveries (in this case, a
scarf):

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... and Tut's cuirass has undergone some conservation work at the GEM
conservation centre:

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Feature on Amenhotep III and Tiye:

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Interesting feature on a granite inscription from Djoser's time related to
failure of the NIle flood:

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Review of *The Riddle of the Rosetta* (paywall):

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More on the dozen or so 2500 years bp sealed sarcophagi from Saqqara:

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Racing to excavate a Mede/Achaemenid-era necropolis at Mersin before it is
flooded by dam waters:

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Excavations at a number of sites in Piranshahr have commenced:

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77 potential sites have been identified in Iran's Kerman province:

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Paleolithic (maybe) finds made by shepherds in eastern Turkey:

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4500 years bp (?) deity figurines from Kultepe:

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Suggestion that 3000 years bp grain from Hattusha had been collected as
taxes:

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A 2600 years bp Phoenician wine press site from Tel Burak (Lebanon):

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Feature on the impact of women archaeologists at a dig in the 5000 years bp
Seyitomer Mound (Turkey):

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Feature on Max von Oppenheim's work at Tel Halaf:

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A 2nd Temple era inkwell from Gush Etzion:

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Pottery stolen from the Tomb of the Patriarchs a while ago is the focus of
a recent study:

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Looking at images of the zodiac and sun gods in ancient synagogues in
Israel:

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Genuinely not sure where to put this one: a Palestinian official has
claimed that Israel is looting Palestinian antiquities:

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Review of Cline, *Digging Up Armageddon*:

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More on the suggestion that an earthquake may have caused the destruction
of a Canaanite
temple at Tel Kabri 3700 years bp:

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More on reexamination of the evidence from Arad resulting in the suggestion
that literacy in ancient Judea may have been more widespread:

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Feature on the New Year in early Israel:

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... and the history of the pomegranate:

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Feature on the 'Petra of Saudi Arabia':

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An introduction to Sasanian art:

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Feature on marriage and women in ancient Babylon:

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Pondering the name of Jesus' mother:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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A 2400 years bp mask of Dionysus from Daskyleion:

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A Roman-era column from Sabaudia (Italian):

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... and one from near Murcia:

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Remains of a Roman road near Palermo (Italian):

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Remains of a Roman amphitheatre from Foggia (Italian):

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Plans to excavate the necropolis near Zerzevan Castle:

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On a Roman bridge in Edinburgh (not sure about this one):

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Rethinking the fate of the Turmogo people who fought Rome in Spain:

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Cyprus plans to 'spruce up' archaeological sites in Polis:

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Studying the durability of Roman roads:

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Italy is seeking a new director at Pompeii:

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Feature on Alessandro D'Alessio's work on Nero and the Domus Aureus:

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Feature on the Oracle of Delphi:

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Feature on the Torlonia collection (paywalled):

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Feature on Hollywood's portrayal of gladiators:

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Feature on drinking in ancient Greece:

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Feature on Roman flying phalluses:

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Feature on the Vicus Caprarius:

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Feature on the purported origins of the 'marathon swim':

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Feature on the 'most devious' emperors in Roman history:

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Feature on Cleopatra:

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Feature on why you should read the classics (broadly construed):

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Commemorating the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Salamis:

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In case you were wondering about the 'Circus Maximus Experience':

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What Marcus Aurelius thought about Hadrian:

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This week's 'tourists behaving badly' installment involves someone who
crashed their drone in the Colosseum:

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Classics at Wake Forest is moving with the times:

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Review of *Thebes: the Forgotten City of Ancient Greece* (paywalled):

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More on the remains of a large Roman temple found near Norwich:

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More on that study of use of fractions in Linear A:

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More on that Roman 'gaming piece' found in Chester a while ago:

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Roman Archaeology Blog:

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Rogueclassicism:

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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Remains of a 3000 years bp settlement from Warsaw:

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A pair of skulls from a 'megalithic dolmen' from Spain:

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An 'Anglo Saxon' cemetery dating to the 7th century (maybe) has been
revealed in Suffolk:

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Excavations of the 500 years bp cemetery uncovered during Leith tram
construction continue:

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I think we've mentioned this very well-preserved 17th century Dutch 'fluyt'
shipwreck from the Baltic:

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The remains of the 'long lost' 17th century Danish warship Delmenhorst have
been located:

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A 'secret crypt' associated with the Templars found in a Polish chapel is
being spun with the expected 'Holy Grail' hype:

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Church renovations in Protaras (Cyprus) revealed the remains of a priest
beheaded by the Ottomans in the 17th century (among other things):

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Some new details have been spotted in the Lion's Courtyard at the Alhambra:

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Apparently 'who's buried in Montaigne's tomb' is a mystery:

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A medieval Scottish coin found in Norfolk has been declared treasure:

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Feature on the Germanic 'barbarian' tribes:

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Feature on the impact of the Vikings on London:

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Neil Oliver has a podcast visiting assorted sites in the UK:

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More on the proposed redating of the Nebra Sky Disk:

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More on a European 'economic area' in the Bronze Age:

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Archaeology in Europe News:

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Medievalists.net:

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Viking Archaeology Blog:

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Ming/Qing Dynasty porcelain from a factory site (t appears) in Yunnan:

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An iron plate from a Qing Dynasty shipwreck was taken out of the water:

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1700 years bp burials from Siberia are painting a picture of warfare and
sacrifices:

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A 1200 years bp sculture of Lord Vishnu excavated from the vanks of Gundaru
River:

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The site of Sinauli has been officially designated as 'nationally
important':

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Feature on India exporting monkeys and the like to Africa and Europe some
2000 years bp:

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Really vague item on evidence of Indigenous women (apparently) creating
tools in Queensland (date?):

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BHP seems to be learning from Rio Tinto's experience:

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NORTH AMERICA
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A burial of a War of 1812 soldier from a construction site in Burlington
(Vermont):

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... and the dig on a Horse Island War of 1812 site continues:

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On the search for one of the US's first Black churches at Colonial
Williamsburg:

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Evidence of an 18th century tavern from a dig on a NC farm:

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Researching a 120 years bp Hagerstown (Md) cabin with 'historic African
American ties':

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Early 20th century trolley tracks revealed during construction in Walla
Walla:

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Feature on the not-lost Lost Colony:

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Feature on wildfire archaeology:

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... related:

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Feature on the 1920 election:

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Feature on Arlington Springs Man:

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Rethinking the myths associated with the Mayflower:

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... related:

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More on drone revelations in Kansas:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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A bone from a sediment core taken on one of the Bahamas has been linked to
the Lucayan people (13th century CE):

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Remains of a shipwreck found in 2017 off the Yucatan have been identified
as a 19th century 'Mayan slave ship':

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Protestors in Colombia topped a statue of Sebastian de Belalcazar:

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Feature on Maya sites in Guatemala:

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Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

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Ancient MesoAmerica News:

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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Feature on assorted amulets used in ancient times to ward off disease:

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Feature on Cleopatra's Needle:

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Interesting feature on the 'retro-carpentry' going on during the
restoration of Notre Dame:

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Questioning whether Forrest Fenn's buried treasure really was found:

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On the history of 'cheers':

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On an Indian royal woman used in 19th century immunization campaigns:

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Not sure where this one goes: home renovations in Detroit uncovered a
number of piece of Inuit art:

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Folks might be interested in this Ice Age cave bear found 'perfectly
preserved' in the Russian Arctic:

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Seeking justice for the victims of the 'satanic panic' under James VI:

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Looking at the Dutch Royal Family's golden carriage:

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Feature on various women philosophers:

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Pondering why speech prevailed over sign language:

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Rethinking the idea of the city:

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Feature on the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project:

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Pondering the line between 'art' and 'pornography':

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An edition of Shakespeare's last play was found in a college in Spain:

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On a recently-rediscovered Gauguin manuscript:

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On the history of leprosy:

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Feature on 'great organs':

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A tapestry version of Raphael's 'School of Athens' has been restored and
returned to the French parliament:

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Feature on what pumpkins were originally like:

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Feature on Reinhart Koselleck's theory of history:

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Review of Sabar, *Veritas*:

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... related:

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More on Notre Dame's crypt being opened to the public again:

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ANIMAL AND PLANT DOMESTICATIONS
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DNA suggests horse domestication likely did not begin in Anatolia:

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion:

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Egyptian Mummies:

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The Pitt Rivers museum has taken some shrunken human heads off display:

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Feature on Sweden's Disgusting Food Museum:

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Herman Parzinger is about to overhaul Berlin's 'dysfunctional museums':

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More on the British Museum's acquisition of Hokusai drawings:

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An oped on the UK's colonial past:

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... and in a similar vein:

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... and possibly related on looted items in museums:

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San Joaquin county (CA) has a new digital museum:

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A Night at the Louvre (on the daVinci exhibition last yeat)

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More items heading to the GEM:

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More on that Benin Bronzes protester at the MoL a while ago:

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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Mexico is suing an auction house over the sale of historical documents:

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A silver denarius of Octavian is coming to auction:

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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Studying DNA to figure out the peopling of East Asia:

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A study of Viking DNA is suggesting they were a 'well-travelled' mixed
population:

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The grandson of Warren G Harding wants the former president exhumed for DNA
purposes:

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THE TECHY SIDE
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Questioning the 'accuracy' of facial reconstructions from a mummy portrait
(compared to the mummy):

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Interesting study of 4500-2000 BCE fingerprints in petroglyphs from Los
Machos (Spain):

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A 'disgusting but effective' new way to date ancient sites:

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More on analyzing ceramic cookware:

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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Latest suggestion regarding the cause of the Little Ice Age:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Troy and Assos:

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Ravenna:

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A slavery tour of London:

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Yazilikaya:

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Herod Antipas' palace is the site of an opera:

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TV/DOCUMENTARY HYPISH THINGS
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Simcha Jacobovici and Samuel Jackson have teamed up on a documentary about
the Trans Atlantic slave trade:

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CRIME BEAT
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Police on Rhodes confiscated a number of artifacts:

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Sentencing for a man who was caught stealing items from the regional museum
of Antofagasta:

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Egypt upheld the sentences of some antiquities smugglers:

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A huge pile of 'irreplaceable' books stolen from a London warehouse in 2017
were found in a house in rural Romania:

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On idol smuggling in India:

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conflict antiquities:

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anonymous swiss collector:

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

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Looting Matters:

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Illicit Cultural Property:

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SAFE:

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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I think we mentioned the UK returning three stolen idols to India:

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India seeks the return of Buddha's Bowl from Afghanistan:

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Another opEd pondering the return of African art:

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on some Vandalic coinage:

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Latest e-Sylum:

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

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Coin Week:

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OBITUARIES
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Lionel Walrond:

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Stephen F. Cohen:

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

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About.com Archaeology:

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Archaeology Briefs:

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Atlas Obscura:

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Heritage Daily:

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Sapiens Archaeology:

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Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

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Archaeology Podcast Network:

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explorator 23.23
September 27, 2020
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You can read explorator online at:

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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, Kris Curry, Rick Heli, Richard C. Griffiths, Frank MacKay,
Don Buck, mata kimasitayo, 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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Latest early hominid DNA work involves sequencing the Y chromosomes of
Neanderthals and Denisovans:

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Feature/review on 'the Neanderthal's world':

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... and whether they really lived in caves:

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A general feature on Neanderthals:

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More on those 120 000 years bp footprints from Saudi Arabia:

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More on dust and 'out of Africa':

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AFRICA
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Concerns for several at-risk African heritage sites:

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Feature on warrior women of West Africa:

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A burial shaft containing a limestone sarcophagus (and other items) from
Tuna el Gebel:

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The number of sarcophagi found at Saqqara recently is now up to 27 (or
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A study of mummified wild birds:

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Not sure how recent this is, but we're hearing of 'secret chambers'
associated with Tut's tomb again:

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Feature on Amenhotep III and Tiye:

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Feature on the restoration of a wooden statue of Horemheb in the GEM:

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Feature on the Egyptian fortress at Buhen:

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The efforts to recover Nefertiti's head are heating up a bit:

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In case you missed the facial reconstruction and comparison to the mummy
portrait of a child burial from the Roman period:

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The Siwa Oasis opened for tourists:

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Review of Buchwald and Josefowicz, *The Riddle of the Rosetta*:

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Feature on gender inequality in Mesopotamia:

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A Parthian-era burial from Iran's Kordestan province:

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This week's news from Persepolis focuses on documenting recent finds:

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Evidence that chromium steel was being produced in Iran 1000 years bp or so:

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An Islamic-era tomb chamber found during a survey project in northwest Iran:

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More excavations at a fire temple site where Avicenna was imprisoned
(maybe):

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Recent digging at Hadrianopolis reveals the site was occupied 5500 years bp:

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Remains of a loom, textile tools, and related items dating to 4000 years bp
or so from Beycesultan:

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Feature on a dig shedding light on the history of the UAE and Oman (8000
years bp items, inter alia):

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Another study of the 'mustatils' in northern Saudi Arabia suggests they
were in use some 7000 years bp:

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1600 years bp mosaics emerge from a dig at a church in Mardin:

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I think we mentioned this 2000 years bp inkpot find from Israel:

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A study of a 7th/8th century CE shipwreck (including the masthead) found
off northern Israel a while back:

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Feature on 'the earliest Israel':

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Feature on the Jews under Byzantine rule:

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Feature on the Phoenicians and purple dye:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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A 3500 years bp Thracian rock altar with a sun disk from Erdine (Turkey):

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A 2500 years bp burials of a 'scythian warrior couple' (and others):

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In case you missed the study of implications of nomad burials from Tuva:

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Not a lot of coverage in English yet of this find of some pretty complete
Roman armour from Kalkdriese:

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A pair of imperial burials (one cremation, one capuchin) from Aquino
(Italian):

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A Roman floor found during home renovation in Diaz in Como (Italian):

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Finds from various periods from a dig prior to road construction in Gatteo
(Italian)

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I think we mentioned these remains of a Roman military camp from the
Netherlands:

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Not sure if we mentioned this 2nd century CE Gallo-Roman winepress find:

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Some newly-found Roman stone blocks will be used to repair the Chester city
walls:

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Not sure why this church in Lake Iznik seems to be in the Turkish press
every week:

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Latest AI facial reconstruction of interest is one of Alexander the Great:

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This seems to be a feature on the Griffin Warrior tomb (not sure if
anything new has been found):

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An interpretation of the mosaic in the Roman House of Aion in Paphos:

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The Roman house of Titus Macro at Aquileia has opened to the public
(Italian):

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That Roman lead ingot found in the UK a couple years ago is now on display:

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Efforts to keep recent Roman finds from Grantham in Grantham:

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Assorted features marking the anniversary of the Battle of Salamis:

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... and some related postage stamps:

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Approval to move antiquities in the way of metro construction in
Thessaloniki:

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Mosaics at North Leigh Roman Villa get some maintenance work:

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Latest installment of 'tourists behaving badly' is an Irish tourist who
carved his initials into the Colosseum:

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... meanwhile a Polish tourist fell into the Forum of Augustus:

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An upcoming marathon reading of the Odyssey:

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Feature on the history of Roman glass:

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Feature on the intersection between Classics and Vietnamese cultures:

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Feature on Wiiliam Sanders Scarborough:

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Feature on recent finds at the Roman/Byzantine site at Euromos:

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Feature on Aelia Capitolina:

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Feature with some Nero revisionism:

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Feature on how to upset a Roman emperor:

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Feature on some early Christian apocryphal texts:

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Feature on grief and mourning in the ancient Greek world:

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Feature on the Galatians:

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Feature on herbal medicine in ancient Greek myth:

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Feature on the 'ring of legendary king Minos':

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Feature on gamifying ancient Greek instruction:

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Feature on Roman roads:

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Pondering the existence of Homer:

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An ovatio for Randy Todd:

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Review of Natalie Haynes, *Women in the Greek Myths*:

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Some classical reception in Bvlgari's fashion plans:

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Some US congressmen urged the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles:

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... cf a discussion in Perth (Australia):

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... and an OpEd basically telling the US to mind its own business:

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OpEd on how Cicero would view the US government:

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A suggestion for a '490 BC Project':

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Roman Archaeology Blog:

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Rogueclassicism:

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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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A study of the La Malia (Upper Palaeolithic) site on the Iberian peninsula:

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An 8400 years bp dog burial from Sweden:

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A study of funerary and ritual behaviours of Neolithic Iberian populations:

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A 1500 years bp burial of a 'Germanic lord' surrounded by skeletons of six
women and animal remains:

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A 1000 years bp runestone from a Swedish field:

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A Viking-era child burial from Dublin:

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A search for a medieval chapel in Shrewesbury was apparently at the 'wrong
castle' but still found some interesting things:

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Plenty of things found at a medieval Cistercian monastery dig in Co. Meath:

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A medieval seal find from Norfolk:

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Recent finds from the castle of Zorita de los Canes:

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I think we mentioned this 17th century shipwreck from the Battle of Fehmarn
off the coast of Denmark:

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A 19th century time capsule was found in the wall of the Manchester Jewish
Museum:

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Seeking funding to continue the dig at Bamburgh Castle:

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Assessing Cromwell's invasion of Scotland:

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Studying the slavery and colonial legacy of some of the UK's stately homes:

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A housekeeper's belongings emerge from a dig at the Cammo mansion:

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Concerns for the Newport Ship:

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More on the architecture of the Alhambra:

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More on remains of a bishop beheaded by the Ottomans from Protaras:

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More on the redating of the Nebra sky disk:

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Archaeology in Europe News:

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Medievalists.net:

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Viking Archaeology Blog:

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Somewhat vague item on a Paleaolithic site from Shandong:

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A 2000 years bp swan-shaped pot with 'medicinal wine' from Henan (found in
May):

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A 2.5 km stretch of road dating back 2000 years from Luoyang (Henan):

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A pair of 1800 years bp burials from Zixing City:

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Pieces of a Qing Dynasty scroll from the 17th century have been reunited:

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Finds from an excavation from Pattanam confirm trade links with Rome:

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Chola-era idols from a temple near Karaikal:

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A study suggests deities at a Madurai temple were named long after the
temple itself:

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The Taj Mahal has reopened to tourists:

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Concerns that Rio Tinto will be causing more destruction to sites:

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A 13 000 years bp engraved mammoth tusk find from Siberia:

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NORTH AMERICA
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Pondering whether First Nations people traded with the Vikings in 1000 CE:

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A recent find of a War of 1812 burial in Burlington (VT) is raising
thoughts that there may be more:

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... related:

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Pondering the darker side of Vermont's history:

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A Native American burial from Santa Ana:

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Another rethinking of the Mayflower legacy:

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An historic house in New Haven was relocated (again):

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An interesting project involving excavation, digitization, and repatriation
of Native American artifacts from near Geneva (NY):

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Interesting feature on the Oneida community:

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Pondering who built Ohio's Serpent Mound:

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Feature (podcast) on the Pensacola Bay settlement:

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More on the excavations at that Hagerstown cabin site:

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More on the excavation of the First Baptist Church at Colonial Williamsburg:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Feature on Aztec reactions to colonial epidemics:

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More on that Maya slave ship:

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More on all those mammoths at that Mexico airport site:

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Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

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Ancient MesoAmerica News:

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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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I think we mentioned this study of the spread of disease some 4000 years bp
(with a syphilis spin):

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Latest on the search for the remains of Michel de Montaigne:

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... and there's a movement to have Rimbaud and Verlaine reinterred in the
Paris Pantheon:

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The wreck of a WWII era submarine possible found in the Strait of Malacca:

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An edition of Shakespeare's last play was found in a Spanish library:

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Something about some looting by Franco:

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On the etymology of a couple of insults:

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Interesting feature on how art is packed for shipment to various places:

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Lawrence of Arabia's Saudi house has been restored:

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Feature on the history of egg tarts:

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An 800 years bp letter of a clergyman on display gives some interesting
insight:

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Feature on Raphael:

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Feature on Caravaggio:

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Feature on the birth of the self portait:

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Feature on how *Mein Kampf* was reviewed back in 1943:

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Hebrew University has received a major collection of Holy Land postcards:

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Feature on seven historical fires:

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Feature on the contents of a recently-digitized logbook of a slave trading
ship:

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Suggestion that the aurora borealis may have played a role in the Titanic's
demise:

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Feature on George Washington Carver:

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Feature on Jeanne Barret and her global circumnavigation:

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An explorer's food cache from the 1960s found in Antarctica:

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Another feature on what people used before toilet paper:

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Comparing the US to the Holy Roman Empire:

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DNA is suggesting some revision is needed for horse domestication:

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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VanGogh:

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Tantra:

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Etruscan Art:

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Piranesi:

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The Museum of Cycladic Art has added some digital tours:

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OpEd on the Pitt Rivers Museum's actions involving shrunken heads:

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Feature on the Epigraphic Museum of Athens:

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More items moved to the GEM this week:

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... and a feature on how things are being restored there:

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Overviewish thing on recent developments in Egyptian museums:

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Feature on the Benaki Museum:

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There's a new museum in Stabia:

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More on Hokosai drawings at the BM (and now online):

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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A Botticelli is coming to auction:

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... as is a very interesting kylix:

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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The MacDougall 'bloodline' apparent has a genetic signature:

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More on what Viking DNA reveals:

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THE TECHY SIDE
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More on testing ancient cookware:

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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The 'Little Ice Age' was triggered by sea ice, apparently:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Archaeological gardens in Israel:

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Port Royal:

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Regensburg:

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San Liurfa:

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Samos:

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Agora:

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Chateau Gaillard:

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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New York's Euripides Summer Festival has gone virtual:

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Blueprint Medea:

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TV/DOCUMENTARY HYPISH THINGS
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The BBC has something coming out on finds made during HS2 construction:

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The Secret History of Writing:

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CRIME BEAT
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A pair of antiquities dealers in New York were arrested for fabricating
ownership histories:

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Interesting feature on the illicit art trade:

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Turkish authorities recovered an 1800 years bp inscription:

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A protester of Colonialism who takes items from museums is coming to trial:

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... while another who protested the Benin Bronzes didn't show up for trial:

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conflict antiquities:

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anonymous swiss collector:

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

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Looting Matters:

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Illicit Cultural Property:

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SAFE:

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Italy returned a stolen inscription to Turkey:

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Belgium returned a jade mask to Guatemala:

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A Sumerian plaque up for auction in the UK will be returned to Iraq:

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NUMISMATICA
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On damnatio memoriae on ancient coins:

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Feature on plants and trees on ancient Greek coinage:

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Feature on the Sinaw treasure (Oman):

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Latest e-Sylum:

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

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Coin Week:

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OBITUARIES
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Ricardo Valderrama:

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Nigel Weiss:

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

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About.com Archaeology:

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Archaeology Briefs:

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Atlas Obscura:

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Heritage Daily:

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Sapiens Archaeology:

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Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

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Archaeology Podcast Network:

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