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Weekend Roundup, Half 2



“An ongoing underwater archaeological mission [near Antikythera Island in Greece] most lately recovered a big marble head of a bearded male determine believed to be a part of a statue of Hercules.”

Archaeologists found granite blocks from the time of Khufu on the temple of the Solar in Heliopolis, together with many different stays.

A examine of cattle tooth found at Ur sheds gentle on the economic system, well being, and weight loss plan of historic Mesopotamia.

Isabella Segalovich offers a temporary historical past of girls’s eyebrows in artwork.

Robyn Ramsden offers workshops on how one can create your personal Nag Hammadi codex.

“Italy has been so profitable in recovering historic artworks and artifacts that had been illegally exported from the nation it has created a museum for them.”

“The funerary portraiture from town of Palmyra, within the jap Roman Empire, is a wealthy and heterogenous show of id relationship to the primary three centuries CE.”

“A brand new exhibit on the Israel Museum makes use of VR expertise to deliver again to life the wealthy heritage of the destroyed Nice Synagogue of Aleppo.”

New launch: The Archaeology of Iran from the Palaeolithic to the Achaemenid Empire, by Roger Matthews and Hassan Fazeli Nashli. Additionally accessible as a free obtain.

New launch: A Information to Scenes of Each day Life on Athenian Vases, by John Howard Oakley (College of Wisconsin Press, 2020). Summarized and reviewed right here.

Carl Rasmussen shares photographs of the solely fully preserved chapel for emperor worship within the Roman world.

Joel Kramer’s newest video is about his go to to Babylon and the way the prophecies towards town had been fulfilled.

HT: Agade, Joseph Lauer, Arne Halbakken, Paleojudaica

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