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explorator 23.33
December 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,
David Standing,
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 Neanderthal teeth:

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Feature on Neanderthals:

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A podcast on Denisovans in China:

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More on Neanderthals and their tolerance of smoke:

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More on Neanderthal thumb capabilities:

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More on that Paranthropus robustus skull that was found a couple years ago:

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AFRICA
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Glass beads from medieval sites are helping to map out African trade routes:

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Feature on Cushites in the Hebrew Bible:

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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An instagram model had an 'inappropriate' photoshoot at Saqqara and
apparently caused some trouble:

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Interesting feature on Isaac Newton's view of the pyramids:

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An engineer is suggesting the number of stones required to build the
pyramids may be overestimated:

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Egypt seems to be starting to hype the impending 'Royal Mummies Parade':

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Some century-old footage of the Nile Valley might be of interest:

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A 5th century church site in northern Iran is being restored:

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Feature on the Code of Hammurabi:

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Feature on Cyrus and the beginnings of the Persian Empire:

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Feature on being a subject of the Persian Empire:

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More on that 4200 years bp goddess figurine from Kultepe:

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Feature on sites in Instanbul:

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An update on the dig(s) at the site of Persepolis:

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The ancient gateway of Tus is being restored:

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General feature/slide show on sites in the UAE:

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Review of a book on an ancient Assyrian doctor:

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On UNESCO's restoration of the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul:

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I think we mentioned this 'game dice' find from Beit El:

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Pondering Judean 'Pillar Figurines':

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Podcast/interview with Amit Re'em about the Tower of David site:

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Feature on the four oldest New Testament manuscripts:

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More on claims of finding Jesus' childhood home:

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More on that Temple Mount Sifting Project gold bead find:

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More on petroglyphs at Mount Karkom:

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More on those 1000 years bp gold coins found near the Western Wall a few
weeks ago:

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Interview with Christopher Rollston on how fake DSS are made:

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Suggestion that Goliath might not have been so gigantic after all:

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More on Saudi Arabia opening the site of Hegra to the public:

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UNESCO wants to inspect what's going on at Hagia Sophia:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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An 8th century BCE burial site with burned wood from Gela (Italian):

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Eight burials (Classical/Hellenistic) from a site on private land in Ilia:

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The head from a statue of a Hellenistic priest from a dig at the theatre
site at Laodicea:

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Buildings from various periods (mostly Archaic) from a dig at Antissa:

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A child burial and statuary (among other things; various periods) from
Prusias ad Hypium:

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A dig prior to coal mining in southern Bulgaria has revealed evidence of
three settlement sites (Thracian, Roman, Byzantine):

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Remains of a Roman-era sewage system from the Amida Tumulus/Syedra:

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Remains of a Roman villa (and some medieval burials) found during
electricity grid construction at Venafro (Italian):

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I think we've mentioned this altar to Pan embedded in a Byzantine church
wall in Banias:

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A study of sediment cores from six sites over 1600 years in Greece suggest
there was an integrated market economy and more:

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A study suggests pyroclasts protected Pompeii paintings while buried, but
damage them once they are exposed:

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Feature on structural remains found at a Romano-Celtic site at Priors Hall,
Corby:

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A Roman burial site from York Station:

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Analysis of some burials from a 3rd/4th century site in Sicily (?) suggests
'trench fever' existed long before WWI:

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An interview with Emma Pomeroy and Jess Johnson about recent finds at
Pompeii:

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Another feature on recent finds from Pompeii:

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A tourist-free Pompeii is allowing for more finds:

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A 1500 years bp kiln from Silistra (Bulgaria):

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Funding to make some ancient Greek theaters more accessible:

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The University of Palermo is returning to digging at Sabratha and other
sites near Leptis Magna:

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A campaign to further investigate the Roman villa site at Norton Disney:

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Reviewish think of a study of the Celtiberico-Romano site of Los Rodiles:

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More on that dig at a Roman legion headquarters site in Serbia:

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Feature on an inscription from Septimius Severus from Bulgaria which
expresses his gratitude for a gift/bribe the town gave him:

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Feature on John Travlos' work:

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Feature on preserving historical scents:

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Feature on Hadrian:

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Feature on Boudicca:

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Feature on an amulet/anti-curse tablet/magical thing found in London a
while ago:

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Pondering the assassination of Julius Caesar:

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... and an interesting artistic recreation project based on same:

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Feature on theories about the fall of the Roman Empire:

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... and when the Roman Empire fell:

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... and why the Roman Empire fell:

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Pondering how long it actually took to build Rome:

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Opeddish thing on the importance of Homer and Virgil:

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Natalie Haynes on lessons for Donald Trump from Roman emperors:

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Review of *The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates*:

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Review of *The Socrates Express*:

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In case you were wondering, the LEGO Colosseum is already sold out:

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... but in case you were wondering what it was like to build it:

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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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Rethinking the purpose of 'Venus figurines':

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Study suggests Doggerland survived an tsunami:

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.... but someone thinks it was destroyed from climate-change related
factors:

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A mystery 'pit' skeleton (site has Bronze Age and Roman finds) from dig at
Bishop's Stortford:

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An early Celtic tomb excavation near Hueneburg:

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A Viking-era silver hoard from Stockholm:

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Latest from the Gjellesad ship excavation:

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A metal detectorist found a medieval knife near Penicuik:

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Remains of a medieval settlement, hitherto unknown, at Vidin (Bulgaria):

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A 'murder mystery' medieval burial found during Edinburgh tram construction:

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17th-19th century burial of a woman found on an Aberdeen-area beach:

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A dig is just underway at the Thanet Parkway Station site:

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... as is a dig hoping for Romano-British finds at Plympton:

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Plans for a dig in Glasgow to find the first Hampden Stadium:

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More on prehistoric arrows (and more) emerging from melting ice/snow in
Norway:

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More on that possibly medieval mass grave found during moat exavations in
the Netherlands:

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More on that Islamic necropolis from Tauste:

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Pondering the disappearance of Greenland's Vikings:

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The UK is redefining 'treasure' to protect more artifacts found by the
public:

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There were some major protests about the Stonehenge decision this week,
leading to the closure of the site:

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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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Evidence from a Xia Dynasty site in Henan for a multigrid settlement
pattern:

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A late Spring and Autumn period noble burial from Henan:

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Eastern Han Dynasty muralled tombs from Dezhou:

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120 Xiongnu burials (nomads) from China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region:

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Study suggests Palaeolithic migration to the Ryukyu islands of Japan was
deliberate (i.e. not accidental):

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Hero stones from a site in Sentharapatti:

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A Chola period inscription from near Sankarapuram:

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Feature on 19th century Osaka:

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Angkorian-era (or later) pottery kiln from a dig at Angkor Thom:

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Plans to rebury some 19th century individuals in Perth:

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NORTH AMERICA
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Latest on the search for the home of Harriet Tubman's father (and her
birthplace):

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Latest finds from the dig at Colonial Williamsburg's Custis Square:

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Ancestral Puebloan finds from a site in Nevada:

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Some 19th century garbage/trash from the site of a new bus maintenance
facility in Salt Lake City:

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Fire destroyed a 128 year old East Village church:

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More on Alexander Hamilton as slave-owner (or not):

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More on that Puebloan turkey feather blanket:

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More on hallucinogenic plant depictions in California petroglyphs:

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Feature on the debate over when people came to the Americas:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Studying population size and centralization of power in Peru 10 000 - 1000
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Study of earthworks in southwestern Amazonia is causing a rethink of how
humans altered the rainforest fome 2000 years bp:

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Studying 'informal commerce' in the colonial Caribbean:

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A structure beneath the Main Plaza at Monte Alban:

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More on that huge Ice Age petroglyph find in Colombia:

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... and a related editorial:

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More on Maya water filtration:

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More on women as hunters:

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Feature on San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan:

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A handy list of some upcoming Zoom-hosted lectures on the ancient Americas:

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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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Divers in the Baltic brought up a Nazi Enigma machine:

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... and there are plans to restore it of course:

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The British Library has acquired a 400 years bp copy of John Donne's work:

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On previous cancelled Christmases:

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A feature on Hanukkah:

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Interesting feature on the ceiling of the archbishop's palace at Seville:

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Venture Smith is providing a new look at the slave trade:

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How captive peoples benefitted their captors:

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Feature on Religion and Archaeology:

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Interesting feature on an Italian rabbi who tried to talk Henry VIII out of
divorce:

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Feature on a dozen 'enduring places':

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Feature on methods archaeologists use to determine where to dig:

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Feature on a long-lived presidential grandson:

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Feature on when Frederick Douglass met his former enslaver:

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Feature on all the 'dead people' we've been digging up lately:

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Feature on Tolkien and Lewis at Oxford:

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Studying 'women and swearing' in Australia:

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Feature on the ancient beer recreation trend:

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A possible relaunch of Time Team:

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A 'mystery smudge' in explorer Jorgen Bronlund's diary:

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Tolkien's house is up for sale:

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In case you were wondering about the Kraken:

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On the numerous copies of Newton's Principia that have been recently
identified:

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Interesting find of some Great Western Railway posters in an attic:

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More on microbes and the like on DaVinci drawings:

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Review of *The Age of Wood*:

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Review of *The Glorious American Essaey*:

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Review of *A Question of Freedom*:

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Daily Life in an Ancient Judean Town:

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Buddhist art:

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Roman gold:

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Slavery:

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Mesopotamia:

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Trojan Cups:

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Feature on the underwater museum at Alonissos:

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In case you wondered about the British Museum's Great Court:

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The Rijksmuseum van Oudheden is doing a live restoration of a Roman
sarcophagus:

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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One of the first commercially-printed Christmas cards is coming to auction:

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THE TECHY SIDE
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Feature on dendrochronology:

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... and its application to climate shift studies in East Asia:

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A grant to create a VR experience around a medieval book of hours:

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On applying neural nets to archaeological finds:

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On finding sites with satellites:

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Feature on wood preservation:

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On making 3d photos of buildings available on the internet:

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More on the examination of those mummies found back in 1615:

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More on Egyptian ink:

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More on the CT scan of that mummy of a five-year-old girl:

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More on archaeologists in the time of COVID:

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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What finds from Utah's Danger Cave reveal (portend?) about climate change:

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On the effects of climate change at Cahokia:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Hamburg:

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Patmos:

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Pyrgi:

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Messiah:

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Tantalus:

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Feature on four American composers:

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TV/DOCUMENTARY HYPISH THINGS
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Reviewish thing of Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb:

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CRIME BEAT
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Turkish police seized a stolen relief depicting a gladiator (article in
Turkish):

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... no picture, but the same thing in English:

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A Turkish official arrested for smuggling artifacts out of Syria:

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European auction houses caught selling stolen Greek artifacts:

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A woman on Kalymnos arrested for trafficking antiquities:

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A bag found with illegally excavated items from the Valle of the Templi
(articles in Italian):

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Some illegal metal detectorists were arrested in Crotone (article in
Italian):

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How German librarians caught a book thief:

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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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Some background on the Benin bronzes:

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A Greek monastery is seeking the return of some items from Bulgaria:

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Opeddish thing on the (non) return of some Indian idols:

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A Bronze horse taken during the Second Opium War has been returned to
China:

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A Nazi art case is heading to the Supreme Court:

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More on the Netherlands returning an Ife terracotta to Nigeria:

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on coinage of Rhegium:

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Feature on coining houses:

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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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Irina Antonova:

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Edda Bresciani:

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John Coles:

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David Hackett:

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Tom Winnifrith:

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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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Ray antwortete auf D. Meadows Explorator
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explorator 23.34
December 13, 2020
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You can read explorator online at:

exploratornews.wordpress.com/

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).

Chag Chanukah sameach to all those celebrating!
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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Some new evidence that Neanderthals buried their dead:

www.cnrs.fr/en/new-evidence-neandertals-buried-their-dead
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/c-nen120920.php
phys.org/news/2020-12-evidence-neandertals-dead.html
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201209140358.htm
www.livescience.com/neanderthal-child-bu...-solves-mystery.html
www.sciencealert.com/ancient-neanderthal...rom-40-000-years-ago
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...derthals-buried.html
www.archaeology.org/9304-201210-neanderthal-france-burial

Theorizing on the evolutionary development of homo floresiensis:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/uom-ane120920.php
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201209170647.htm
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...meline-of-human.html
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AFRICA
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A pre-Roman 'Libyan' artifact from an Algerian site:

www.libyaobserver.ly/art/libyan-artefact...erian-province-batna

Artifact-looting concerns in Mali:

issafrica.org/iss-today/inside-the-illeg...as-cultural-heritage

Feature on the last queen of Madagascar (Ranavalona III):

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/madaga...-are-sale-180976467/
www.theguardian.com/culture/2020/dec/06/...es-from-surrey-attic

... related:

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/dec/09/...queen-ranavalona-iii

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A 4th millenium BCE petroglyph from Wadi el Malik is being touted as the
oldest place name sign:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...e-sign-in-world.html

Recently-identified as separate pieces from the same statue of Ramesses VI
have been reunited:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/07/pha...ums-are-now-matched/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ces-held-in-two.html

The lists of 'major finds of 2020' started appearing this week ... here's
the first from Egypt:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95112/Enani...in-2020-to-France-24

Marking the 108th anniversary of the discovery of the bust of Nefertiti:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95056/Dec-7...rtiti%E2%80%99s-head

Of course the Saqqara finds made Archaeology Magazine's 'top ten' list:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95241/Colou...rtant-archaeological

More on that 'counterfeit silver' from Canaan (which is being given an
Egyptian spin this week):

www.livescience.com/ancient-egyptian-hoa...eit-dirty-money.html

Feature on chariot use by women in ancient Egypt:

www.asor.org/anetoday/2020/12/nefertiti-chariot

Feature on the Saqqara Saite tombs project:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/agenta/the-saq...saite-tombs-project/

Feature on the 'tug of war' over the Rosetta Stone:

www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-tug-of-w...er-the-rosetta-stone

Feature on the discovery of Tut's tomb:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/finding-tut...-historical-account/

Feature on Alexandria:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/alexandria-...n-the-ancient-world/

Feature on life in Hellenistic Egypt:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/life-in-hellenistic-egypt/

Hyping the upcoming 'Royal Parade' of Egyptian mummies:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95170/Video...80%99s-Royal-Mummies

I think we mentioned this theory seeking proof by drilling into the Great
Pyramid:

www.express.co.uk/news/world/1368322/egy...rs-pharaoh-khufu-spt

There's apparently a major announcement coming from Saqqara in January:

dailynewsegypt.com/2020/12/06/major-arch...anuary-egyptologist/

The French Institute of Oriental Archaeology in Egypt is celebrating its
140th anniversary:

english.ahram.org.eg/News/396505.aspx

Not sure what to think about Egypt opening a major replicas factory:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95024/Egypt...cal-Replicas-Factory
www.arabnews.com/node/1774516/art-culture

A theory about 'missing blocks' from the Great Pyramid:

www.express.co.uk/news/world/1369693/egy...neer-archaeology-spt

Latest survey work in Iran reveals prehistoric links between Iran,
Anatolia, the Caucasus, and Mesopotamia:

www.tehrantimes.com/news/455513/Survey-r...an-Anatolia-Caucasus

Brief item on a 'massive underground city' beneath modern-day Tafresh:

www.tehrantimes.com/news/455562/Archaeol...rground-city-central

Suggestion that writing began on the Iranian plateau:

www.tehrantimes.com/news/455638/Iranian-...French-archaeologist

Feature on the importance of the fortress at Machaerus:

www.jordantimes.com/news/local/fortress-...s-clues-regions-past

Interesting real and virtual excavation of a Neolithic site off the Carmel
coast of Israel:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...lore-secrets-of.html

Just in time for Hanukkah, kinda sorta, comes a find (actually a few
decades ago) of a Hasmonean-era menorah petroglyph:

www.jpost.com/archaeology/rare-menorah-e...hasmonean-era-651379
www.jns.org/wire/bar-ilan-university-arc...o-the-hasmonean-era/
www.timesofisrael.com/rare-second-temple...te-brought-to-light/

... and some explainers on Hanukkah:

www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/hanuka...4124166&dk=ZE05D0ZF0
www.jpost.com/judaism/jewish-holidays/wh...nukkah-scroll-651714

... and the story told with a 500 elephants spin and no Macabees:

www.jpost.com/israel-news/500-drunken-el...h-no-macabees-651731

This 2000 years bp lantern find might be in a similar Hanukkah spirit:

www.israelhayom.com/2020/12/13/jerusalem...000-year-old-candle/

A 2300 years bp (or so) seal impression purchased from an Israeli market 40
years ago is been declared genuine:

www.jpost.com/archaeology/2300-year-old-...sraeli-market-651591
www.timesofisrael.com/2700-years-ago-tin...es-king-jeroboam-ii/
www.ynet.co.il/environment-science/article/BkecpL6oD (Hebrew)

Israel is opening up some previously-unseen structures in the Herodium:

www.france24.com/en/live-news/20201210-i...uried-by-judean-king
www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/king-he...esurrected-wtjk5kvrj
gulfnews.com/photos/news/israel-unveils-...king-1.1607601866949
www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/ar...p-palace-where-roman

I think we mentioned this find of a Second Temple era gaming die fro
Khirbet Kfar Mor:

www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancien...4123989&dk=ZE05D0ZF0

Fatamid and Byzantine gold coins (and other things) from Caesarea:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/08/cac...-at-caesarea-israel/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ns-and-900-year.html

More on the purported find of Jesus' childhood home:

www.artnews.com/art-news/news/jesus-chil...nazareth-1234578353/

... and an interesting feature on the role of 19th century nuns in the
excavation:

www.livescience.com/house-of-jesus-uncov...ers-of-nazareth.html

More on the rethinking of Goliath's height:

www.jpost.com/archaeology/tall-tales-res...s-true-height-651597

A rather strange 'tunneling award' for an archaeological project in Israel:

www.jpost.com/archaeology/israel-wins-in...r-archaeology-651274

Pondering the evidence for Solomon's Temple:

www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/wa...-temple-a-real-place

Feature on the House of Wisdom (destroyed in the 13th century) and Islam's
role in establishing several modern math concepts:

www.bbc.com/future/article/20201204-lost-islamic-library-maths

The Council of Europe has condemned the conversion of Hagia Sophia:

greekcitytimes.com/2020/12/07/council-of-europe-hagia-sophia/

43 facts about the Assyrian Empire:

www.aina.org/ata/20201211055507.htm
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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A Bronze age settlement, including mass burials from an ongoing dig on
Cyprus:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...of-worship-with.html

Phrygian era inscriptions and later (Greek) finds from a site in Turkey's
Zonguldak province:

www.dailysabah.com/arts/phrygian-inscrip...guldak-province/news

7th century BCE finds from a dig on Lesvos:

greece.greekreporter.com/2020/12/09/seve...-archaeological-dig/

Remains of a Phoenician moat find from Spain's Costa Blanca:

www.heritagedaily.com/2020/12/archaeolog...efensive-moat/136417
www.alphagalileo.org/en-gb/Item-Display/...isplay/ItemId/202145
www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/2020/12/...spains-costa-blanca/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...huge-phoenician.html

... and related concerns:

www.euroweeklynews.com/2020/12/11/fears-...cos-phoenician-site/

A 4th century BCE Scythian burial near the Don River:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...an-warlord-from.html

New finds at a Temple of Zeus in Qanawat (Syria):

sana.sy/en/?p=213372
greekcitytimes.com/2020/12/12/new-archaeological-zeus-syria/

Remains of a 'pile dwelling' village dating to 400 BCE at Desenzano del
Garda (article in Italian):

www.meteoweb.eu/2020/12/scoperta-archeol...o-palafitte/1519421/

An Illyrian helmet from a burial in Croatia:

greekreporter.com/ancient-greek-helmet-f...-chamber-in-croatia/
greekcitytimes.com/2020/12/07/greek-illyrian-helmet-croatia/

Railway work near Caltanisetta revealed traces of a 1st century CE
settlement (Italian):

www.siciliareport.it/cultura/ferrovia-ca...le-del-i-secolo-d-c/
www.siciliaweekend.info/2020/12/09/arche...allelunga-pratameno/
www.ragusanews.com/cultura-archeologia-s...-romano-foto-115737/
www.lasicilia.it/news/cultura/377421/arc...lunga-pratameno.html
www.siciliaogginotizie.it/2020/12/09/val...le-del-i-secolo-d-c/

Examination of a 4th-6th century CE burial from Vaste reveals possible
evidence of leukemia (all coverage in Italian):

www.lecceprima.it/attualita/antica-forma...logico-di-vaste.html
messina.gazzettadelsud.it/articoli/crona...c-b648-685b0987582f/
www.messinatoday.it/cronaca/leucemia-sit...-collaborazione.html

A Roman-era statue head of Venus from Chieti:

www.wantedinrome.com/news/italy-roman-he...rthed-in-chieti.html
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...rthed-in-chieti.html
www.chietitoday.it/attualita/scavi-piazz...iqualificazione.html

A reinterpretation of a site at Priors Hall suggests it might be a
Romano-Celtic temple/mausoleum:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...soleum-found-at.html

A dig on the via Alessandrina in Rome has revealed a new section of the
Imperial Fora (Italian):

www.terzobinario.it/scavo-archeologico-d...-dei-fori-imperiali/
abitarearoma.it/concluso-scavo-archeolog...di-via-alessandrina/

Overviewish thing on the dig at the 2000 years bp site of Hypaipa:

www.hurriyetdailynews.com/hypaipa-ancien...es-to-surface-160663

A Late Antiquity 'plaza' find from Aquileia (article in Italian):

www.udinetoday.it/attualita/scoperta-pia...a-dicembre-2020.html

A 5th century CE (!) mosaic find from Cotswalds:

www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/dec/10/...n-villa-in-cotswolds
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-55256415
www.somersetlive.co.uk/news/uk-world-new...ng-discovery-4783655
digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/446...ge/12/article/111877
www.cnn.com/style/article/roman-mosaic-c...l-gbr-scn/index.html
www.heritagedaily.com/2020/12/archaeolog...-roman-mosaic/136424
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...-century-mosaic.html
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/mosaic...dark-ages-180976535/
www.archaeology.org/news/9306-201211-england-dark-ages

... and a feature on some mosaic sites in Britain:

www.historyextra.com/period/roman/fishbo...re-where-in-britain/

I think we mentioned this metal-detectorist-found hoard of Roman silver
from Hertfordshire:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-55213688
www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/rare-hoa...ebel-booty-g0c77j30s

More on that altar to Pan from a Byzantine church in Israel:

www.livescience.com/pan-altar-found-in-israel.html

Plans to restore Pheidias' workshop:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/10/phe...shop-to-be-restored/

A real estate development on the 'palace of Hasdrubal' site on Cartagena is
controversial:

elpais.com/cultura/2020-12-05/se-venden-...cio-de-asdrubal.html

A new (sort of) theory on the Antikythera mechanism:

hackaday.com/2020/12/12/hackers-discover...tikythera-mechanism/

Feature on Roman dining practices:

mymodernmet.com/what-did-the-romans-eat-drink/

... with a slightly different spin:

www.news18.com/news/buzz/lying-down-and-...d-feast-3167642.html

Feature on Termessos:

www.dailysabah.com/gallery/termessos-the...d-not-conquer/images

Feature on Saturnalia:

cdapress.com/news/2020/dec/12/io-saturnalia/

Feature on Herodotus:

www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/we...our-knowledge-of-the

Feature on the impact of Alexander:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/how-did-ale...e-course-of-history/

Feature on decline and prosperity in Late Antiquity:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/late-antiqu...line-and-prosperity/

Feature on barbarian invasion v settlement in Late Antiquity:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/late-antiqu...asion-or-settlement/

Feature on religious and intellectual movements in Late Antiquity:

www.thegreatcoursesdaily.com/religious-a...s-of-late-antiquity/

Tim Winters is named to the board of the Hellenic Institute of Cultural
Diplomacy:

www.clarksvilleonline.com/2020/12/08/aus...-cultural-diplomacy/

Angus Smith has published his work on his dig at Ayia Sotira:

brocku.ca/brock-news/2020/12/archaeologi...o-prestigious-award/

Reviewish of *Greek Slave Women in Ancient India*:

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedab...cleshow/79597283.cms

Review of Mike Duncan, *The Storm before the Storm*:

prosportsextra.com/ancient-armageddonthe...-the-roman-republic/

In case you were wondering, a Roman warship is the next LEGO thing being
hyped:

www.brickfanatics.com/roman-warship-rows...o-lego-ideas-review/

More on efforts to make the Acropolis of Athens more accessible:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/08/%CE...have-been-delivered/

... meanwhile, there was some flooding on the Acropolis this week:

greekcitytimes.com/2020/12/11/acropolis-flooded-downpour

... but it wasn't as bad as the press made it out to be, apparently:

greece.greekreporter.com/2020/12/11/gree...ooding-on-acropolis/

Roman Archaeology Blog:

romanarc.blogspot.com/

Rogueclassicism:

rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Interesting study of a Neolithic skull from Spain revealing a violent death:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ova-foradada-in.html

A Bronze Age princely burial from Normandy:

www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2020/12/...6062610_1650684.html

Finds from various periods, including a bronze Celtic figurine with gold
eyes from a site in Slovakia:

spectator.sme.sk/c/22549642/archaeologis...ith-golden-eyes.html
www.archaeology.org/news/9308-201211-slovakia-bronze-figurine

Apparently gardening during lockdown has revealed a number of Tudor gold
coins (and more):

www.nytimes.com/2020/12/09/world/europe/...kdown-gardening.html
www.livescience.com/gold-coin-hoard-english-monarchs.html
www.cnn.com/style/article/lockdown-garde...logy-trnd/index.html
www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/2020/12/12/s...reasures-dug-garden/
www.theguardian.com/science/2020/dec/09/...und-in-family-garden
standard.co.uk/news/uk/medieval-coins-ap...e-finds-b230365.html
www.irishnews.com/magazine/entertainment...lling-weeds-2155450/
www.startribune.com/lockdown-gardeners-i...treasures/573349611/
www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/18932616....or-gold-coins-horde/
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/garden...ree-wives-180976538/

Pondering an Anglo-Saxon silver cross which was part of the Galloway Hoard:

www.theguardian.com/science/2020/dec/13/...-is-revealed-at-last

Interesting finds from various periods (Bronze Age, Roman, and ?),
including a mystery 'pit skeleton' in various digs in Bishops Stortford:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-55176242
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archa...dshire-b1767027.html
www.archaeology.org/news/9298-201208-england-sitting-skeleton

Some 1000 years bp murals have been found in Augsburg Cathedral:

www.dw.com/en/germany-1000-year-old-mura...cathedral/a-55885970

An Iron Age stone tower at Caithness has been conserved:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-55230814

A previously-unknown Pictish stone covered with mythical beasties is now on
display:

www.scotsman.com/heritage-and-retro/heri...w-first-time-3064967

The 500 years bp Rathmullan Abbey at Donegal has been restored:

www.derryjournal.com/heritage-and-retro/...tion-project-3064237

Apparently there was flooding in Venice again:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-55239719
elpais.com/sociedad/2020-12-09/el-sistem...las-previsiones.html

Feature on the Spanish Armada:

elpais.com/babelia/2020-12-08/toda-la-ve...mada-invencible.html

A dispute over the sale of the Abbaye de Pontigny:

france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/bourgogn...semaine-1903828.html

More on plans to redefine 'Treasure' in the UK:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/what-m...-standard-180976457/

... and a related op-Ed:

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/d...laws-time-for-reform

More on the rethinking of the purpose of Venus figurines:

www.heritagedaily.com/2020/12/researcher...nus-figurines/136369

More on the Gjellestad ship excavations:

www.livescience.com/viking-ship-fit-for-royalty-unearthed.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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5000 years bp bronze remains from the Tontiandong site in China's Xinjian
Uygur Autonomous Region:

www.ecns.cn/news/2020-12-11/detail-ihaetmvy3495545.shtml

Finds from China made Archaeology mag's top ten list:

news.cgtn.com/news/2020-12-07/China-s-ol...1n3wVC1uo/index.html
www.china.org.cn/arts/2020-12/10/content_76997763.htm

Assorted jewellery from a royal 5th century CE Silla Tomb in South Korea:

en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20201207007051315
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ink-tomb-to-5th.html
www.heritagedaily.com/2020/12/ornate-tre...illa-princess/136429
www.archaeology.org/news/9299-201208-korea-silla-beetles

A study of pot residues suggests the Indus Civilization had a meat-heavy
diet:

www.arch.cam.ac.uk/news/whats-cooking-an...ht-food-habits-indus
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/uoc-fro120720.php
phys.org/news/2020-12-fatty-residues-anc...-pottery-reveal.html
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201209094247.htm
indianexpress.com/article/india/indus-va...finds-study-7098819/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ancient-pottery.html
www.archaeology.org/news/9303-201210-indus-valley-diet

An 11th century CE relief of a follower of Lord Shiva from Akaram (India):

telanganatoday.com/ancient-sculpture-found-in-akaram-sun-temple
www.archaeology.org/news/9305-201210-india-sun-temple

Latest plans to help the Taj Mahal deal with pollution damage:

www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-55216729

Pondering the continued existence of tigers and elephants in India:

news.yale.edu/2020/12/08/why-do-elephant...a-study-offers-clues

Feature on those skeletons in a Himalayan lake that were in the news a few
months ago:

www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/12/14/the-skeletons-at-the-lake

Gold Rush-associated burials from Otago:

www.stuff.co.nz/science/123646206/gravey...ing-otagos-gold-rush

Rio Tinto has to restore the caves it blew up:

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-55250137
digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/446...ge/69/article/111980
www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/...shelters-inexcusable

More on palaeolithic migration to Japanese islands being a choice, not an
accident:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/07/anc...s-choice-not-chance/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ikely-colonised.html
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NORTH AMERICA
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An 'intermontane stemmed point' find from near Kamloops:

www.kamloopsthisweek.com/community/dig-i...-kamloops-1.24252220

A sinkhole has revealed a 19th century well in a Boston park:

www.bostonglobe.com/2020/12/10/metro/sin...apsed-historic-well/
www.wcvb.com/article/archaeologists-disc...-ronan-park/34931536
www.wcvb.com/article/archaeologists-find...on-sinkhole/34934885
boston.cbslocal.com/2020/12/10/historic-...ronan-park-sinkhole/
www.archaeology.org/news/9307-201211-boston-well-sinkhole

Burials from that First Baptist Church dig at Colonial Williamsburg:

www.dailypress.com/virginiagazette/va-vg...ceb5qajxy-story.html

Somewhat vague press release on a 17th century shipwreck find (maybe) off
Florida:

www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/seafare...erial-301190675.html

Mid-19th century finds from a construction site in Lexington:

www.wkyt.com/2020/12/10/century-old-arti...roject-in-lexington/

Evidence that the founder of JHU was a slave owner:

www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/20...e-change/3866364001/
www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/j...c9f4987e8_story.html
www.npr.org/2020/12/10/944906903/johns-h...laves-university-say
www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/09/...lave-owner-baltimore
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/johns-...ed-people-180976515/

... and a related oped:

www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/12/...der-enslaved-people/

Latest episode of the Cerutti Mastodon site interpretation:

www.sciencealert.com/mastodon-residue-su...-settlers-in-america

Interesting feature (podcastish) on a 300 years bp farmhouse in Brooklyn:

www.npr.org/2020/11/13/934236641/alyssa-...t-metropolitan-new-y

Feature on a famous photo associated with the extermination of bison:

phys.org/news/2020-12-images-bison-bones-window-cultural.html

Feature on Abigail Adams having her kids inoculated against smallpox:

www.washingtonpost.com/history/2020/12/1...coronavirus-vaccine/

Feature on how a flu outbreak in 1872 affected the US economy:

www.livescience.com/flu-virus-shut-down-...nfecting-horses.html

On the evolution of the US public health system:

knowablemagazine.org/article/health-dise...th-system-a-timeline

Feature on assorted presidential transitions:

www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts/special-se...ped-american-history

Changes in circulation in the North Pacific at the end of the last Ice Age
had human migration implications, perhaps:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/uow-woh120820.php
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...ped-first-human.html

More on ancient Puebloans finding water in lava tubes:

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/drought-puebloans-ice-lava-tubes
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ancest...ice-tubes-180976516/

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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More sections of an Aztec skull tower from downtown Mexico City have come
to light:

phys.org/news/2020-12-mexican-experts-skulls-aztec-trophy.html
www.npr.org/2020/11/13/934236641/alyssa-...t-metropolitan-new-y
www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-55283313
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/12/12/mexi...-aztec-tower-skulls/

Feature on Tomas Cruz and his work in Tenochitlan:

elpais.com/mexico/2020-12-10/el-cemento-...s-de-tomas-cruz.html

During the past years, some 1800 Maya artifacts have been found in the
Yucatan:

www.theyucatantimes.com/2020/12/during-2...es-in-yucatan-towns/

Some sort of 'treasure frenzy' going on in Venezuela after some gold
jewellery washed up on a beach (probably recent):

www.nytimes.com/2020/12/12/world/venezue...fishing-village.html

More on the 'planned layout' settlements revealed in the Brazilian
rainforest:

www.exeter.ac.uk/news/research/title_829836_en.html
phys.org/news/2020-12-newly-ancient-villages-laid-clock.html
www.livescience.com/clock-face-shaped-vi...azon-rainforest.html
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...t-villages-laid.html
www.sci-news.com/archaeology/circular-mound-villages-09144.html
www.sciencealert.com/lidar-scans-reveal-...ged-like-clock-faces
www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/09/anc...id-out-like-a-clock/
www.archaeology.org/news/9302-201209-brazil-rainforest-villages

More on the petroglyphs in Colombia:

www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2020/12/08/ancient-cliff-art-amazon
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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More lists of top archaeological finds of 2020:

gulfnews.com/world/infographic-the-best-...2020-1.1607255519284
gizmodo.com/the-most-intriguing-archaeol...s-of-2020-1845776060

Finds from 2020 that 'fundamentally altered' our understanding of human
history:

www.businessinsider.com/discoveries-chan...ry-evolution-2020-12

A painting in a Brussels town hall has been identified as being painted by
Jacques Jordaens:

www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-55244347
digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/445...ge/58/article/111737

Some statuary removed from Notre Dame for restoration just before the fire
are returning:

fr.aleteia.org/2020/12/06/trois-apotres-...t-de-retour-a-paris/

... while restoration of the organ is a major project:

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/notre-...und-again-180976524/

On the arab ancestor of the guitar:

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/origins-of-the-oud

General features on Hanukkah:

www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/35030671
www.sdjewishworld.com/2020/12/06/some-li...facts-about-hanukah/
www.wyomingnews.com/laramieboomerang/new...30-220b71698ac8.html
www.jns.org/opinion/hanukkah-guide-for-the-perplexed-2020/

... and the Hanukkah scroll:

www.jpost.com/judaism/jewish-holidays/wh...nukkah-scroll-651714

... and the origins of Christmas tree decorations:

www.sent-trib.com/community/ancient-roma...54-27e513b68a38.html

... and the precursors to Christmas carols:

aleteia.org/2020/12/10/before-christmas-...these-holiday-hymns/

Hype for a book on Nazi-looted libraries in Belgium:

www.jpost.com/diaspora/publication-detai...st-in-belgium-651484
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/online...ted-nazis-180976486/

Feature on 'love settlements' in 12th century law:

psyche.co/ideas/the-language-of-love-in-...ury-english-law-book

Feature on cave art:

aeon.co/essays/ice-age-art-making-was-a-...oration-of-the-world

Feature on Linnaeus:

www.livescience.com/carl-linnaeus.html

Feature on Hugo Grotius:

www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/wh...hat-is-grotian-world

Feature on Waldemar Haffkine and his work with vaccines:

www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-55050012

Feature on abortion and contraception in the Middle Ages:

www.scientificamerican.com/article/abort...-in-the-middle-ages/

Interesting study of 7 centuries of wind in the Southern Hemisphere:

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-55260908
www.nature.com/articles/s43247-020-00059-6

What archaeology reveals about past epidemics:

menafn.com/1101265292/What-the-archaeolo...se-to-them&source=29

Feature on assorted bat-borne viruses in history:

www.nytimes.com/2020/12/11/opinion/covid-bats.html

On modern math and a lost Islamic library:

www.bbc.com/future/article/20201204-lost-islamic-library-maths

The NYT best historical fiction list for 2020:

www.nytimes.com/2020/12/08/books/review/...torical-fiction.html

... and NPR's list of history books for 2020:

www.npr.org/2020/12/06/943604660/2020-bo...s-for-history-lovers

Review of Francesca Fiorani's book on why Leonardo was a great artist:

www.nytimes.com/2020/12/08/books/review-...ancesca-fiorani.html

Review of Judith Schalansky's book on things lost to history:

www.nytimes.com/2020/12/08/books/review/...nventory-losses.html

Reviewish of a book on the Chinese diaspora:

www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/boo...e-poverty-piracy-and

More on that find of an enigma machine in the Baltic:

www.livescience.com/nazi-enigma-machine-...ered-baltic-sea.html
www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/04/ge...machine-found-seabed
www.stuff.co.nz/world/300178425/divers-d...ine-under-baltic-sea
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/divers...hine-wwii-180976469/
www.archaeology.org/news/9297-201207-enigma-encryption-machine

More on Isaac Newton's thoughts on the Great Pyramid:

www.livescience.com/burnt-great-pyramid-...alypse-theories.html
www.sciencealert.com/burnt-great-pyramid...-apocalypse-theories
www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/notes-...mids-sold-180976478/

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Jewish Resistance to the Holocaust:

www.timesofisrael.com/modern-maccabees-s...ghly-underestimated/

Antiquarianism and Philhellenism:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/10/exh...m-and-philhellenism/

Towards the Mosque:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95242/Egypt...9CTowards-the-mosque

Searching for Shakespeare (virtual):

phys.org/news/2020-12-relics-shakespeare-home-virtual.html
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-12/su-rfs121020.php

A 19th century cabriolet has arrived at the Royal Chariots Museum for
restoration:

www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/95172/Al-Qa...-Chariots-Museum-for
english.ahram.org.eg/News/396597.aspx

The museum in Mosul has finally reopened:

www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/...assyrian-reopen.html

Feature on the Benaki museum:

www.ekathimerini.com/260129/article/ekat...collections--ongoing

Greece is willing to lend items to foreign museums for up to 50 years,
apparently:

greekcitytimes.com/2020/12/10/greece-lend-artifacts-50-years/

The politics of museums in the US:

www.npr.org/2020/12/11/945389843/sen-mik...atino-womens-museums

More on the British Museum's Great Court:

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/de...h-museum-great-court

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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Those Isaac Newton notes mentioned above were actually up for auction and
fetched a huge price:

www.theguardian.com/books/2020/dec/09/is...380000-pyramid-egypt

Some 180 year old photos of Rome are coming to auction:

www.metro.news/180-year-old-roman-photos...lossal-120k/2249077/

An Elizabeth Barrett Browning letter:

www.theguardian.com/books/2020/dec/10/el...arantine-up-for-sale

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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The lingering effects of Neanderthal DNA on modern humans:

www.cnn.com/2020/12/09/health/neandertha...-wellness/index.html
www.sapiens.org/biology/neanderthals-covid-19/?ct=t()
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...al-dna-on-human.html
www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/08/the...dna-on-human-health/

DNA from some Spring and Autumn period tomb occupants in Henan is being
examined to determine the 'ethnic mix':

www.shine.cn/news/nation/2012101433/

DNA suggests that all humans are immigrants of some sort, apparently:

www.livescience.com/are-all-humans-immigrants.html

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THE TECHY SIDE
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Interesting re-examination of the GI tracts of a number of mummies found
decades ago in Arizona:

phys.org/news/2020-12-mummy-gi-tracts-yield-evidence.html
news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/mum...-early-hospice-care/
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...idence-of-early.html
www.archaeology.org/news/9301-201209-mummy-intestine-foods

I think we mentioned the x-ray diffraction examination of a 1900 years bp
mummy of a 5 year old girl from Egypt:

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201210112137.htm
archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...l-1900-year-old.html

Using AI to recreate the faces of some of China's emperors:

www.scmp.com/tech/article/3112919/video-...ent-chinese-emperors
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CLIMATE MATTERS
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A study of stratigraphy in Finland is causing a bit of a rethink of the
last European Ice Age:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...gs-from-finland.html
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Fogo Island:

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20201207-canada...e-known-emerald-isle

Timgad:

happinesstimes.com/g/anthropology-and-hi...st-city-sunk-desert/

Llanelly:

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20201210-llanel...sh-town-in-australia

Baalbek:

www.middleeastmonitor.com/20201212-discover-baalbek-lebanon/
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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Black Swans:

www.npr.org/2020/12/08/944287525/black-s...k-classical-musician

Reviewish of Barbarians:

www.spectator.co.uk/article/netflixs-bar...romans-had-it-coming

Feature on the roots of Tejano:

www.dw.com/en/netflix-honors-selena-and-...of-tejano/a-55859126

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TV/DOCUMENTARY HYPISH THINGS
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Some documentary about the 'cradle of civilization':

www.express.co.uk/news/world/1369390/arc...ianity-sumerians-spt
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CRIME BEAT
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A bust on Kalymnos for possession of ancient amphorae:

www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2020/12/10/arr...of-ancient-amphorae/

On Facebook as a font of the illegal antiquities trade:

slate.com/technology/2020/12/facebook-st...rt-black-market.html

Feature on the illegal antiquities trade in West Africa:

www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-12-...s-cultural-heritage/
allafrica.com/stories/202012100017.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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After a long legal battle with a collector, Turkey is repatriating a Cybele
statue:

art-crime.blogspot.com/2020/12/restituti...olia-goddess-of.html

A Norman tower key 'borrowed' fifty years ago was returned:

www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-kent-55243080

Turkey wants a number of items back from German museums:

www.dailysabah.com/turkey/germany-resist...key-decades-ago/news

A 10th century gospel is returning to the monastery it was stolen from:

archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2020...l-looted-in-wwi.html

A missing surrealist painting was found in a German recycling bin:

www.dw.com/en/german-police-rescue-28000...t-airport/a-55899847

Dutch museums are being encouraged to be more proactive in returning their
Nazi-looted items:

digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/439...ge/48/article/111301

A Nazi-loot case before the US Supreme Court:

www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55193792
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-55193792
www.jpost.com/diaspora/us-supreme-court-...operty-claims-651446

Feature on colonial-related repatriation:

www.vice.com/en/article/5dpd9x/the-colon...k-from-museums-v27n4

Feature on some 'once-stolen' artifacts that haven't been returned yet:

www.iflscience.com/editors-blog/these-on...heir-home-countries/
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NUMISMATICA
================================================================
On reading ancient Roman coins:

coinweek.com/ancient-coins/reading-ancient-roman-coins/

Feature on the 'most important' ancient coins ever minted:

www.thecollector.com/important-ancient-coins/

Latest e-Sylum:

www.coinbooks.org/v23/club_nbs_esylum_v23n49.html

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

www.coinbooks.org/v23/club_nbs_esylum_v23n50html

Coin Week:

www.coinweek.com/

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OBITUARIES
================================================================
Ian Jenkins:

www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2020/12/0...-calls-return-elgin/

Tom Winnifrith:

www.theguardian.com/education/2020/nov/2...-winnifrith-obituary

Allen C. Myers:

eerdword.com/2020/12/09/in-memoriam-allen-c-myers/

Ralph Hester:

news.stanford.edu/today/2020/12/10/stanf...r-ralph-hester-dies/

Beatrice Andre-Salvini:

www.lemonde.fr/disparitions/article/2020...te_6062658_3382.html

Jim Flynn:

www.stuff.co.nz/national/123686012/world...olars-jim-flynn-dies

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/a...ough-december-5-2020
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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
================================================================
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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December 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,
Richard Miller, Kris Curry, Rick Heli, Richard C. Griffiths, Frank MacKay,
Lucas Livingston,
Don Buck, mata kimasitayo, and Ross W. Sargent for headses upses this week
(as always hoping I have left no one out).

... currently trying to figure out how to include youtube links here
without attaching a thumbnail preview ... stay tuned

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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Homo erectus was around 200 000 years earlier than previously thought,
apparently:

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Suggestion that Neanderthals may have hibernated (!):

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More on that Neanderthal child burial from France:

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AFRICA
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Mummified baboon skulls are shedding light on trading relations of the
kingdom of Punt:

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Very interesting study of ivory from a 16th century shipwreck located off
Namibia:

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see also:
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Feature on the Nubian pyramids of Sudan:

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A study of 19th/18th century BCE mummy was found evidence of the oldest
gynaecological treatment found so far:

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A roundupish thing about 2020 in the realm of Egyptian antiquities:

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Egypt continues to hype a Saqqara-related announcement that will be coming
in January:

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Not sure where to put this ... a missing artifact from the Great Pyramid
was found in a cigar box at the University of Aberdeen:

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Review of Wilkinson, *A World Beneath the Sands*:

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Feature on Suez:

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More on counterfeit silver hoards from Egypt-ruled Canaan:

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Feature on 500 BCE Persepolis:

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Feature on the 'Dead Cities' of Northwestern Syria:

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Feature on taking photos at various sites in Iraq:

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A 'mysterious structure' with mass graves from Istanbul:

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Concerns for a Byzantine-era cistern in 'Constantinople' (Greek source):

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Concerns for the 500 years bp shrine of Asude Hatun in Istanbul:

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Some 3000 years bp 'spooning skeletons' from one of the Bethsaidas:

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Finds from various periods during construction work in Jaffa:

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I think we mentioned this olive press found at Yodfat a while ago:

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A major ceramic 3rd/4th century CE oil-lamp workshop from Beit Shemesh:

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Just to confuse things, we also read of an Islamic-era oil lamp workshop
from Tiberias:

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... and the 2000 years bp glass candlestick from Tel Usha:

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... and the Hasmonean-era candle holder from the City of David:

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A 1600 years bp Roman figurine workshop was (re)discovered at Beit Shemish
(connected to the oil-lamp workshop?):

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A 13th century Arabic inscription from the Tower of David site:

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Lawrence Schiffman on the story of Chanukah:

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Related feature on Rabbi's knowledge of Jewish history in the Greek Period:

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The Lod Mosaic has returned to Israel:

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More on the (re)opening of parts of the Herodium:

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More on the 'throne room' find from the fortress at Machaerus:

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General feature on archaeology in Saudi Arabia:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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8th century BCE funeral pyres from Gela (we may have mentioned this):

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Roman baths (and more) revealed in downtown Amman during drainage
construction:

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Remains of a Roman villa near Wrexham:

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Roman-era finds from office construction in Hungary:

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A Roman sarcophagus (date?) from a school site in Cologne:

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A new section of the Imperial Fora was revealed along the via Alessandrina
(coverage in Italian):

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Work is being done to 'recover' the cliff/rock sanctuary in the Valley of
the Temples (coverage in Italian):

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Remains of 66 Roman military camp locations identified in Spain:

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Interesting study under way of London's 'Spitalfields Lady':

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Hyping evidence of the Romans in Scotland:

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Concerns for Thessaloniki's Byzantine 'identity':

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Plans to incorporate a Hellenistic site at Geroskipou within hotel
construction:

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Restoration of Augustus' mausoleum should be complete in March, apparently:

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The annual top ten list of Greek archaeological finds:

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Plans to excavate the original entrance to the Roman theatre in Cartagena:

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Not sure what's actually happening at the site of Sebastia:

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Not sure where to put this item on Classics For All getting cozy with an
antiquities auction (and later leaving):

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More on the recently-found mosaic at the Chedworth Roman Villa:

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Interesting feature on museum labels relating to Black Africans in Greek,
Etruscan, and Roman art:

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On what Athenian justice would be like in a modern context:

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Charlotte Higgins on why she chose to study Classics:

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Review of Fox, *The Invention of Medicine*:

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Interesting feature on an Attic red figure psyketer depicting hoplites on
dolphins:

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Feature on Thermopylae:

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Feature on Antiochus Epiphanes:

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Feature on Greece and Rome's influence on Irish politics and identity:

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Features (different) on Saturnalia:

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Feature on how Greeks and Romans used to celebrate:

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Feature on the authorship of the Prometheus Bound:

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Some Nero revisionism:

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Feature on the trial of Socrates:

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Apparently metal-detectorists get awards for finding things:

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Seems to be some new interest in the mines at Lavrio:

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A 'culturally significant' sculpture of Cleopatra was saved from export
from the UK:

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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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Suggestion that there may have been ice-free portions of the Alps when Otzi
was walking around:

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A major Pictish site in Aberdeenshire:

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An empty hairdresser's salon in London was revealed to date to the 14th
century:

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Evidence of a hitherto unidentified medieval settlement site in northern
Bulgaria:

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I think we've mentioned this evidence of a large tower from Kost Castle
(Czech Republic):

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Speculation that a metal detectorist may have found Charles I's lost
'epiphany crown':

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Signatures of 17th century stonemasons found during work on sea defences in
Portsmouth:

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Tram work in Leith has uncovered 350+ burials over the past six months:

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Archaeology folks at UCC have recreated a 2400 years bp logboat:

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Searching for the funeral urn of Calderon de la Barca:

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Latest in the search for Red Hugh's remains:

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Since we haven't heard about the purported Holy Grail in a while:

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Scotland's best archaeological finds in 2020:

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Arguing (sort of) over the Oriflama shipwreck cargo:

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Latest additions to the protected list:

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More on the surge of finds in the UK during lockdown:

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... including the Tudor gold coin hoard:

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More on the Anglo Saxon cross from the Galloway Hoard:

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More on that bronze Celtic figurine with gold eyes from Slovakia:

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More on that 5000 years bp skull with evidence of a violent death from Cova
Foradada:

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More on the thousands of burials in that Islamic necropolis in Tauste:

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More on the updates to the definition of treasure in the UK:

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Feature on some medieval recipes:

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Feature on efforts to limit Christmas celebrations during the English Civil
War era:

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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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Remains of a 6000 years bp paddy field from Zhejiang:

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100+ burials dating to the Han Dynasty from Henan:

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The remains of the Old Summer Palace are being excavated in Beijing:

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A rediscovered (!) giant religious sculpture in a rock face in Chongqing:

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A 1400 years bp brick-lined tomb from Viet Nam:

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5500 years bp stone tools from Tirupattur district:

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The ASI is planning a dig in the bazaar in Hampi:

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Buddhist-related finds (300/400 years bp?) from a Uttarkashi village:

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Also Buddhist-related finds (3rd century BCE- 12th century CE) from a known
mound site near Lucknow:

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On preserving colonial 'memories' in Mumbai:

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More on evidence of the Indus Civilization having a high-meat diet:

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Feature on a Jewish community in India's 'Jew town':

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Feature on the Indonesian 'rice table' and its colonial connections:

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NORTH AMERICA
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Archaeologists are looking for evidence of the Three Blaze Trail in Idaho:

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A 19th century 'message in a bottle' from a Boston home:

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Feature on some human remains from the French and Indian War awaiting
reburial:

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Feature on New York history:

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More on evidence of Native American psychedelic use from California's
Pinwheel Cave:

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In case you missed the study of the GI tracts of some natural mummies from
Arizona:

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Review of Lynne Cheney, *Virginia Dynasty*:

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More on the ongoing discussion of the Cerutti mastodon site:

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More on those 100 years bp whiskey bottles hidden in the walls of a home in
upstate New York:

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San Francisco's 19th century Cliff House restaurant is closing:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Evidence of 10 800 years bp crop cultivation in Amazonia (we may have had
this a while ago):

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Drawing sociopolitical conclusions from 6000 years bp teeth from northern
Peru:

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Names of warriors from the Temple of the Jaguars in Chichen Itza have been
'deciphered':

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Evidence a a major structure in the main plaza at Monte Alban (Oaxaca):

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More on the newly-found section of that Aztec skull tower in Mexico City:

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More on the 'clockface' layout of villages in the Brazilian rainforest:

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More on the 'Sistine Chapel of the Amazon':

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Feature on the Inca road system:

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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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A non-geography-specific top ten finds list:

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A top ten finds of the decade list:

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Paper on alcohol use in antiquity:

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Feature on the last speakers of Tsakonika:

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Feature on Defoe's plague journal:

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Feature on dreidels:

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Feature on the Magi:

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... and of course there's one on the Star of Bethlehem:

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Feature on the origins of Christmas:

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Feature on assorted plants associated with Christmas:

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Feature on Mertxe Urteaga's work in Spain's Basque Country:

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Feature on archaeologist Jane Dieulafoy's 'crime':

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On the African roots of vaccination in the US:

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Yale has acquired a collection of photographs documenting the evolution of
medicine in the US:

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Feature on 'humoural theory':

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Feature on a Vietnamese clock collector:

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Tapestries on display in Strasbourg reveal the origins of Notre Dame in
Paris:

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Review of a book with some Churchill revisionism:

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Something about dressing for the plague:

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Feature on what the 'stone age' sounded like:

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... and what the past smelled like:

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Feature on the Mormons:

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Feature on 'broomstick weddings':

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Excerpt from a biography of Sylvia Pankhurst:

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Review of a book on a possible plot to assassinate Lenin by the US:

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A followup to the Mary Wollstonecraft statue brouhaha:

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In case you want to see a timelapse of the flooding of St Mark's Square:

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In case you want to watch the Solstice at Stonehenge live this week:

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Tantra:

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Archaeology of Music:

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Napoleon's Barge:

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Epic Iran:

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An award for the underwater museum at Peristera:

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Feature on the Luxor Museum:

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The West Berkshire Museum has acquired some Roman and medieval treasure
finds:

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A new law in Greece will allow museums to lend collection items for periods
of 25 years:

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Colonial controversy from the Humboldt Forum:

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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A different sort of auction: getting time to hang out with the Mona Lisa:

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Christie's had an auction of ancient things the other day:

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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A study of corn DNA is shedding light on its domestication over the past
9000 years:

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Interesting linkage of 5000 years bp human remains in BC to some 2500 years
bp remains and a modern local:

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THE TECHY SIDE
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A non-destructive method to analyze Egyptian embalming materials:

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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Climate change is being implicated in the demise of Central Asian river
civilizations, not Genghis Khan:

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A study of weather patterns in Europe ca 12 000 years BCE:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Roman sites outside of Italy:

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Greek grottos:

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Vaucluse:

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Baden-Wurttemberg:

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Ancient Ohio Trail:

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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An Iliad:

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Feature on Handel's Messiah:

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On why we need Beethoven:

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... in a similar vein:

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On the mystery of Beethoven's metronome:

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Feature on Beethoven and his zeitgeist:

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CRIME BEAT
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A French metal detectorist was arrested with 27 000+ artifacts:

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A watch once owned by Woodrow Wilson was stolen from an antiques dealer in
London:

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Another arrest in the Dresden Green Vault heist:

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Egypt is demanding Italy hand over Italian diplomats involved in a
smuggling case:

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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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A statue of Cybele was repatriated to Turkey and has gone on display:

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Interesting feature on the BM identifying a Sumerian relief that had to be
returned to Iraq:

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A Nazi-looted Kandinsky work will be returned to Jewish heirs:

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Captain Scott's scales were returned to Antarctica (!):

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Feature on how the Benin bronzes were taken:

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... while French MPs have approved the return to items to Benin and Senegal:

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... with a related opEd:

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on provenances of ancient coins:

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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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Artemis Joukowsky:

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Ian Jenkins:

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Mortimer Chambers:

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Johan de Roos:

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

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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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explorator 23.36
December 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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Studying the development of homo floresiensis:

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Pondering COVID-19 and the Neanderthals:

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On the impact of fire use on human development:

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More on claims early hominins may have hibernated:

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AFRICA
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Feature on the rock-cut churches of Lalibela:

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More on ivory from a Portuguese shipwreck:

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More on baboon bones and the land of Punt:

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Egypt has completed the restoration of a (Ptolemaic) Temple of Isis at
Aswan:

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Egypt and the British Museum partnered up to restore a 6 000 years bp mural
found at Kom el Ahmar:

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Folks were observing the sun-alignment at Karnak this week:

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More on that Great Pyramid-associated artifact found in a cigar box in
Scotland:

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Feature on the El-Silik family's antiquities-related work over the decades:

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Evidence of a 9900-9200 years bp tsunami hitting the coast near Tel Dor:

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Evidence that Iran had its own independent writing system some 4400 years
bp:

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... similar:

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An Achaemenid column base from a garden in Iran's Fars province:

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A 3800 years bp burial of an infant in a 'jar' is among numerous items from
various periods excavated at Jaffa:

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... and with more emphasis on Greek-era finds from Jaffa:

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Followup thoughts to the recent finds in Amman:

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A study of tooth tartar suggests Bronze/Iron Age Canaanites were importing
exotic spice and foods (bananas!) from southeast Asia:

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A 2 000 years bp mikveh found near Gethsemane:

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In the same area (it appears) come remains of a Byzantine Church somehow
associated with the Last Supper:

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Not sure why this recreation of the flooring of the Roman-era Temple is
making the rounds again:

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Evidence that a 12th century Crusader wall from the Old City was actually
built by Muslims in the 13th:

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More on the lamp workshop from Beit Shemesh:

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More on (Canaanite this time) 'counterfeit' silver:

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More on the 'spooning couple' from one of the Bethsaidas:

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More on the Herodium:

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Feature on growing new Judean date palms from seeds found in excavations:

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Feature on an oil pressing site at Yodfat:

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Feature on the Artabba fortress:

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Feature on Kiryat Ye'arim:

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Feature on Phoenician banking:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Sewer work in Baalbek revealed some Roman-era mosaics:

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An Illyrian helmet find from a burial in Croatia:

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A dig in Essex is raising postulations that the site was a victim of
reprisals after Boudicca's revolt:

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... there's also word of a Boudicca-related coin hoard find by a metal
detectorist:

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Remote sensing has identified 66 Roman military sites in Spain (I think we
mentioned this):

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They're finishing up excavating that thermopolium found in Regio V at
Pompeii a couple years ago and opening it to the public:

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A 'lost' sanctuary of Apollo at Frangkissa (Cyprus) has been relocated:

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Pondering the death of a young Celt mentioned in an inscripton in Spain:

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The restored Mausoleum of Augustus will be opening to the public in March:

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Concerns for the Agrippa monument on the Acropolis:

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Plans to rebuild the floor (retractable!) of the Colosseum:

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Interview with Andrea Achi on recent finds from Pompeii:

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Germany and Italy want to participate in excavations at Duzce (Turkey):

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Review of Peter Stothard, *The Last Assassin*:

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Reviewish of Paul Cartledge, *Thebes*:

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More on the study of the Spitalfields Lady:

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Feature on the Rediscovering the Antonine Wall project:

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Feature on the Greek theatres at Sicyon and Messene:

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Feature on the Venus de Milo:

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Feature on the Spinario:

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Feature on Plato in Sicily:

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Feature on Schliemann:

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Feature on learning Latin with dyslexia:

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Suggestion that UVM should surrender its motto in light of recent moves:

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Top ten finds from Turkey and Northern Cyprus:

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Interview with Matthew Adams about the excavations at the Roman military
base at Legio:

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On the lessons the Antigone has for the US:

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In case you need a Poseidon snowman inspiration:

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In case you missed the order for Classical architecture for government
buildings in the US:

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... related opEd:

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On George, Amal, and the Parthenon Marbles:

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More on the Gal Gadot as Cleopatra brouhaha:

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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 neolithic style burial chamber might be a hint to the location of the
lost village of Dode, it is hoped:

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Possible tourist finds for a recently-found passage tomb near Newgrange:

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A study suggests some 11 000 years bp human bone artifacts from
'Doggerland' were used as weapons or tools:

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... see also:

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... and more on speculation regarding why Doggerland sank:

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A 12th century (royal?) cache of coins and jewellery from Poland:

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A metal detectorist found some 17th century jewellery associated with
Staffordshire nobility:

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Infrastructure works revealed an 18th century quayside site in Peel:

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A grant to study the provenance of the Galloway Hoard:

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Feature on Offa's Dyke:

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Feature on megaliths at Ggantija:

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Feature on how the British handled cold weather in the past:

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Revisiting the find of the Marlow Warlord burial:

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A long history of Brexit:

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Review of Neil Price's tome on the Vikings:

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More on the rethinking of the purpose of Venus figurines:

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More coverage of speculation about the location of the Holy Grail:

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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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Evidence of sun worship from a 3500 years bp burial from Chinas' Xinjiang
Uygur autonomous region:

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China's neolithic Shamao ruins have made a top ten list:

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Song Dynasty era Buddhist cliff reliefs from Shahe (we may have mentioned
these):

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Overviewish thing on archaeology in Quanzhou:

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Remains of a 1000 years bp wall at Mahakaleshwar temple:

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A study/inspection of the domes of the 300 years bp mosque Khudabad:

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I think we mentioned this 1400 years bp brick-lined tomb from Viet Nam:

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NORTH AMERICA
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Hopes for recognition of the Great Dismal Swamp's 'safe haven' history:

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A dispute over a Native American site in upstate New York:

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I think we mentioned how these Fort William Henry soldiers' remains await
reburial:

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Features on Mills and Buck's work documenting Black history in New Jersey:

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Feature on recent finds from Mount Ranier:

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Feature on the first Christmas (maybe) in America:

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Feature on Christmas in the US during the 1918 flu pandemic:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Feature on Mexcaltitan as the purported home of the Aztecs:

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... and one on Caral as possibly the oldest city in the Americas:

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Features on the Maya calendar:

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Machu Picchu has reopened after protests led to its closure:

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Review of a biography of Simon Bolivar:

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More on the Amazonian 'Sistine Chapel' petroglyphs (plenty of photos):

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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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A study of 300 years of smallpox epidemics (London):

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Suggestion that Roman ghost stories may have inspired Dickens' Christmas
Carol:

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Might have missed this a few months ago: on use of robotic technology in
the restoration of the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Spain:

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Thomas Beckett's 'favourite little book' may have been identified:

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Feature on courtship in 18th century France:

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A very expensive book on Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel:

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Some 120 years bp chocolate was found among Australian poet Banjo
Peterson's belongings:

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The annual speculation on the Star of Bethlehem:

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... and who the Magi were:

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A history of Jews and Christmas:

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On Advent and King Lear:

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Feature on Christmas in the southern hemisphere:

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On that time when Quetzacoatl officially replaced Santa in Mexico:

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A photo of Calderon de la Barca has been identified:

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Feature on the Apostle Peter:

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Feature on the 'radical' history of quilting;

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Feature on Mabel Calhoun:

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Of possible interest is a 57 000 years bp mummified/frozen wolf pup find
from the Yukon:

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Questioning Durer's authorship of the Lament on Luther:

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COVID has lead to the Queen letting go some of her art curators:

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Feature on the Pleiades in various cultures:

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Bubonic plague revisionism:

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Feature on what the Stone Age sounded like:

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Feature on the Villa Wolkonsky in Rome:

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Feature on how Islam fueled colonization of the Americas:

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Feature on the 'darkness' of the Dark Ages:

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Feature on Virginia Woolf:

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Feature on possible origins of assorted mythical beasties:

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Some thinking about that 19th century snowball fight movie:

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Overview of some of the archaeology-based stories which caused a rethinking
of women's roles:

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Review of a couple of books on paleoanthropology:

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Review of Francesca Fiorani's study of Leonardo:

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More on the ancient Spartan dialect:

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More on the biomes of DaVinci's drawings:

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CURRENT EVENTS:
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Speculating whether 2020 is the worst year in history:

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Navajo Textiles:

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Ramses and the Pharaoh's Gold (approved by the Ministry):

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The US Congress approved a couple of new museums honoring women and Latino
American culture:

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The Met is highlighting some of its major artworks:

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Egypt's Textile Museum's holdings are being transferred to the NMEC (maybe):

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The Acropolis Museum now has an online interactive component to their
collection:

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The Louvre is taking steps in case the Seine floods:

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More on honours for that underwater museum at Alonissos:

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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DNA is shedding light on the peopling of the Marianas (and Polynesian)
islands:

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DNA is also revealing details about the Caribbean's original islanders:

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DNA has established a connection between soe 5000 years bp remains, 2500
years bp remains, and a modern woman and her grandaughter (I think we had
this):

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THE TECHY SIDE
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A couple of facial reconstructions this wek ... first Peru's 'Lady of El
Paraiso':

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... and the new AI sort of thing for Aristotle:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Milos catacombs:

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Acropolium of Carthage:

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Sissi:

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A Christmas Carol:

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El Cid:

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12 Days of Tudor Christmas:

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TV/DOCUMENTARY HYPISH THINGS
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Hyping a new documentary about Santorini:

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CRIME BEAT
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Theft of 22 idols from a 13th century Shiva temple in Odisha:

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An attempted smuggling bust in Hatay:

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A bust in Egypt of a 'gang' manufacturing counterfeit antiquities:

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I think we mentioned this treasure hunter in the US who is refusing to
forfeit the loot:

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A bust in Thessaloniki for trying to sell religious icons via the Internet:

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... while Bosnian Serbs claim that an idon given to a Russian minister was
not stolen:

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More on that French metal detectorist caught with 27 000+ artifacts:

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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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Switzerland returned some smuggled antiquities to Iran:

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... and they're going on display:

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Correction to something from last week: a Nazi-looted Kandinsky work won't
be returned to Jewish heirs:

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OpEd on Africa presenting a united front regarding repatriation:

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OpEd on keeping the Benin bronzes in the UK:

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on coins which may have contributed to Caesar's assassination:

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Feature on coins of client kings and queens of Rome:

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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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Reginald Foster:

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Anthony Birley:

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Ian Jenkins:

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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 23.37
January 3, 2021
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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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350 000 years bp evidence of use of grinding tools by hominids from Tabun
Cave (Israel):

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A study of the 'little foot' australopithecus' curved forearm:

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Some roundups (different) of human origins-related finds from 2020:

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Review of a couple of books on the 'cutthroat world of paleoanthropology':

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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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A project to restore a number of sphinxes (sphinges) at Karnak:

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The tomb of Ramses I has reopened after restoration:

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Again, Egypt announces that they will be announcing something:

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Overview of archaeology finds in Egypt this year:

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More on Egypt dealing with increased illegal digging during COVID times:

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Feature on the Edwin Smith surgical papyrus:

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Feature on the ritual of embalming papyrus and Herodotus' account:

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Feature on the Rhind bilingual papyri:

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Feature on Djoser's pyramid:

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Feature on Thutmose IV (including a facial reconstruction):

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Opeddish on the hoped-for return of the bust of Nefertiti:

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7000 years bp (and later) petroglyphs from a site near Nimvar (Iran):

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Speculation that the Jelogir Mound (Iran) may contain a ruined Achaemenid
castle of some sort:

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A rock-cut relief of the 3rd century CE king Bahram II will be preserved:

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Feature on work going on at Tepe Hesar (Iran) which has evidence of three
major periods of occupation:

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Feature on various archaeological structures at Iraq Al Amir (Jordan):

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Feature on the rebuilding of Mosul:

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Feature on Assyrian art:

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Feature on Assyrian torture:

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More on the apparent deciphering of Elamite:

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A roundup of the top 'biblical archaeology' stories of 2020:

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Analysis of a jar lid from Qumran suggests there may have been many more
DSS (and maybe are still):

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Feature on Israel Finkelstein's work at Kiryat Ye'arim:

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Something about a deal to 'streamline' archaeological excavations at
development sites in Israel:

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More on evidence of a tsunami hitting the coast near Tel Dor some 10 000 or
so years (give or take) bp:

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More on the finds (including the 3800 years bp baby jar burial) from Jaffa:

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More on the 2000 years bp mikveh from near Gethsemane:

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More on evidence of Canaanites importing exotic foods from Asia:

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Feature on rejection of idolatry in ancient Israel:

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Feature on gluttony and drunkennes in Ancient Israel:

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A dispute over the identification of Jesus as 'Palestinian' by the BBC:

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Remains of a 2500 years bp temple of Aphrodite (and other finds from
various periods) from Izmir:

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I think we mentioned this 12th century BCE necropolis find from Larnaca:

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Remains of a section of Roman road in Northumberland:

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A 'lost' sanctuary of Apollo which had been excavated in the 1800s on
Cyprus was relocated (we mentioned this):

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An Archaic necropolis found during house construction in Gela (Italian):

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Power line construction in the Mendip hills have revealed remains of a
Roman settlement:

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Not reading much about this find of a cache of Roman weapons (including
shields) from Albacete (Spain):

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A roundup of the digging at Anavarzna (Turkey) with finds from various
periods:

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A major 2000 years bp Celtic coin hoard find (last September?) from
Suffolk is being connected to Boudicca (we mentioned this):

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In case you missed the Roman baths find from Amman:

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Feature on the 'rehabilitation' of the Roman tabernae in Trajan's Market:

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More on the Regio V thermopolium excavation at Pompeii:

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More on the mosaics found in a Baalbek market:

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More on plans to rebuild the Colosseum floor:

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More on plans to restore Pheidias' workshop at Olympia:

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An auction house needs help with a Greek inscription found in an English
garden:

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Mary Beard reminiscing about the Sather Lectures and Elagabalus:

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Feature/virtual tour/hype for the reopening of the Mausoleum of Augustus:

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Feature on Diogenes:

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Feature on that Severan 'bribery inscription' from a few weeks ago:

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Feature on Kyniska:

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Feature on being a Roman soldier:

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... and the challenges Roman soldiers faced:

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... and general Roman army stuff:

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Feature on Roman slavery:

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Feature on the life of Roman enslaved persons:

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Feature on Roman freedmen:

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Another feature on the Greeks and perception of blue:

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Feature on some ancient Greek vase types:

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The baths at Bath had to close for pandemic reasons:

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Interesting Classical reception in a statue of Cornelia in Ohio:

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They've put some lighting on the Temple of Hephaestus and the Philopappos
Monument:

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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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Plans to restore a recently-found priest's effigy that had been damaged by
Henry VIII's soldiers:

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Remains of a possible medieval settlement beneath a Gloucester golf course:

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A medieval Chinese coin find from a Hampshire field has obvious trade
implications:

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An intact medieval jug from a dig in Dublin:

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Assorted 'treasure' finds from Staffordshire:

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... and a 2400 years bp (maybe) gold 'ornament' find from near Alson:

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An illegal New Year's Eve party at a 500 years bp church in East Hordon
caused quite a bit of damage:

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Feature on restoring mosaics at St John Lateran:

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... and the first known Nativity scene figurines were on display at Santa
Maria Maggiore:

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Feature on restoration of a Spanish town's 'evil angels' church:

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Feature on recent finds from various periods in North Wales:

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Feature on restoration work going on at the Palazzo Silvestri-Rivaldi in
rome:

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Neil Price offers some Viking revisionism:

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More on 7000 years bp arrows made from (human) bones from 'Doggerland':

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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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I think we mentioned this 3500 years bp tomb with evidence of sun worship
from China's Xinjian Uygur Autonomous region:

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From the same area comes the find of a 3300 years bp settlement site:

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An 1800 years bp stone vessel has helped identify a mausoleum in Henan as
belonging to the emperor Liu Zhi:

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Feature on restoration work at China's Old Summer Palace:

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A Neolithic axe from Somasila in Telangana:

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Studying Indus Valley civilization water use:

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Another Tami Brahmi inscription find from near Madurai:

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Hyping an impending dig at a mid-19th century hotel site near Melbourne:

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Feature on Australia's Peter Taylor, dubbed 'one of Australia's greatest
shipwreck hunters':

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NORTH AMERICA
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The US Senate passed a bill to protect historic Black cemeteries:

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... and semi-related, I guess, is legislation to apply banking regulations
to the antiquities market:

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Not sure if we mentioned the threat to a Native American archives in
Seattle:

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Feature on an enslaved person name Caesar, who was a chef in colonial
Virgina:

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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A study questioning whether Columbus found early Caribs when he arrived:

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Latest Easter Island study suggests deforestation happened after earlier
postulated societal collapse:

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Squatters have issued death threats to the archaeologist who found the
remains of Caral (!):

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Feature on Maya religion being more than just sacrifices:

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Feature on crystal skulls:

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Feature on how European viruses brought down the Aztec and Inca empires:

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Peru is putting in place a reservation system to visit Machu Picchu:

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More on the arrangement of ancient Amazonian villages:

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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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Assorted roundups of top archaeology stories of 2020 (not specific to any
particular country):

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... and one focusing on ancient weapons:

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Feature on the impact of dams on the cultural heritage of the Middle East
and North Africa:

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How various famous authors might have described 2020:

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Latest frozen animal find is a 20 000 to 50 000 years bp wooly rhino from
Siberia:

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Britain is putting together a database of everyone who was an investor in
the slave trade:

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Feature on all the recent 'women warrior' finds:

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On why the year begins on January 1:

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Feature on some ancient hangover cures:

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Pondering whether 2020 was the worst year ever:

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Marking the 500th anniversary of Luther's excommunication:

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Pondering whether Jews and Christians have the same Bible:

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Feature on EP Thompson:

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In search of Renaissance women artists:

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Pondering the continuing appeal of the Great Gatsby:

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On Jefferson's attempts at figuring out Christianity:

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More on Banjo Paterson's chocolate:

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More on Thomas Beckett's 'little book' identification (maybe):

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Solomon's Temple:

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Pictorial tumours:

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Dante:

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Chinese Maritime Relics:

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Sededunum Roman Fort:

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Arbeia Roman Fort:

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Seeing Color:

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Feature on assorted goings-on at the Met:

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Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art launched a 3d virtual platform:

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How the art world is adapting to COVID 19:

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The Edward Valentine museum is confronting its Confederate past:

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More on Germany and it's colonial past in museums:

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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Feature on coins in the upcoming NYINC coin auction:

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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Analyzing DNA from some 2200 years bp burials from Guam are shedding light
on the peopling of the western Pacific:

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More on DNA and the first settlers in the Caribbean:

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THE TECHY SIDE
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Archaeologists have created a 3d model of the Tepsi petroglyph site:

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In COVID times, it appears, archaeologists returned to the lab(s):

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Latest facial recreation is a Black Civil War soldier:

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Thuringia:

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Tenea:

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Debateable Lands:

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Media Vita:

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CRIME BEAT
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A major bust of antiquities found by Serbian authorities during a truck
check:

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Police in Tunisia seized three Roman sarcophagi:

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Tombaroli operating at Heraclea Minoa (Italian):

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Libya is calling for action regarding smuggling of artifacts:

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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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A Late Period relief located in New York was returned to Egypt (we may have
mentioned this one):

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Switzerland return some 2800 years bp glazed bricks to Iran:

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Feature on folks returning artifacts to Rome:

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A 16th century Nazi-looted bell is returning to Poland: