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Gods and mortals from ancient Dion in New York

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Posted by on March 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

The Lost Kingdoms

The lost world is a subgenre of the fantasy or science fiction genre that involves the discovery of a new world out of time, place, or both. It began as a subgenre of the late-Victorian adventure r…

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Posted by on March 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Chinese oracle bones: from rubbings to 3D scans

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Posted by on March 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Minoan chronology

Determining a chronology for the Minoans was somewhat problematic as the script they left behind—Linear A—was and still is indecipherable. There was archaeological evidence to suggest Crete was occ…

Luciana Cavallaro is a teacher of Ancient History . Her blog articles consist of Greek and Roman History and Greek Mythology. So it comes as no surprise that this post concerns a subject I myself have a great interest in, that of The Minoans.  Thank you Luciana.

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Posted by on March 23, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Explore Richard III’s grave in 3D

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An interesting post from The History Blog.

 
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Posted by on March 23, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

UA anthropologists study ancient peoples through their kitchens

Original Article: wildcat.arizona.edu By Emily Hedges | Published 12/01/15 8:00am Archaeologists at the UA School of Anthropology and the Arizona State Museum are cooking up something big fo…

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Posted by on March 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

Supersyllabograms for “saffron” in the agricultural/textiles sectors of the Mycenaean economy

Supersyllabograms for “saffron” in the agricultural/textiles sectors of the Mycenaean economy: While I was until recently familiar with two incharged, i.e. attributive supersyllabograms for “saffro…

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Posted by on March 18, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

NEWS: Tutankhamun tomb has numerous secret chambers, Egyptian official says after Japanese study that could shed light on Nefertiti’s resting place

“Egyptian ministers have previously promised that the chamber would be ‘full of treasures’ and could be ‘the discovery of the 21st century’ There are two previously secret chambers hidd…

AN UPDATE ON TUTANKHAMUNS BURIAL CHAMBER.

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Posted by on March 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

The first inter-cultural ‘party’ in Europe?

Original Article: pasthorizonspr.com Dec 2015 The sharing of food and alcoholic beverages is extremely important today as in the past because provides a wealth of information on socie…

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Posted by on March 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

 
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A guide to the mosaics along the Roman Baetica Route (Spain)

This from the author Carole of  ” ” FOLLOWING HADRIAN ” is an excellent post and a MUST READ for all those interested in the Roman period. The photo’s of the Mosaics are excellent.

FOLLOWING HADRIAN

On a recent trip to Southern Spain, I travelled along the Roman Baetica Route and I visited many of the archaeological sites and museums that Andalusia has to offer. Among the plethora of ancient treasures to be found in the region, I was particularly impressed by the incredible mosaics I came across.

The Roman Baetica Route is an ancient Roman road that passes through fourteen cities of the provinces of Seville, Cadiz, and Córdoba which correspond to modern-day Andalusia. It runs through the most southern part of the Roman province of Hispania and includes territories also crossed by the Via Augusta. The route connected Hispalis (Seville) with Corduba (Córdoba) and Gades (Cádiz). The word Baetica comes from Baetis, the ancient name for the river Guadalquivir.

The Roman Baetica Route The Roman Baetica Route

Before the arrival of the Romans, the area was occupied by the Turdetani, a powerful tribe and, according to Stabo…

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Posted by on March 14, 2016 in Uncategorized

 
 
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