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explorator 25.28 October 30, 2022
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You can read explorator online at:

https://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).

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EARLY HOMINIDS
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A study of the frontal sinuses of early humans:

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/news/2022/october/sinuses-offer-new-way-studying-evolution-ancient-humans.html
https://phys.org/news/2022-10-sinuses-evolution-ancient-humans.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/10956-221028-hominin-frontal-sinus

cf: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abp9767

Studying whether Paleolithic ancestors had a paleo diet:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-ancient-humans-paleo-diet.html
https://www.sapiens.org/biology/paleo-diet-inaccurate/

More on that Neanderthal family from a Siberian cave:

https://www.livescience.com/neanderthal-family-dna-analysis
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/24/meet-the-first-neanderthal-family/

More on Neanderthals being carnivores:

https://www.sciencealert.com/ancient-tooth-finally-reveals-whether-neanderthals-were-carnivores#l9n0o7rmorkylzni3mt
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/24/neanderthals-appear-to-have-been-carnivores/

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AFRICA
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Feature on Mansa Musa:

https://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/celebrity/article/3195577/who-was-mansa-musa-richest-man-history-and-what-would-his
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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The celebrations of the finding of Tutanhamun's tomb continue with a feature on chariots found in the tomb:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120065/Tutankhamun%E2%80%99s-tomb-contained-6-chariots-when-discovered-in-1922

... and a necklace:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120105/Learn-about-Tutankhamun%E2%80%99s-symbolic-necklace

... three shabtis:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120161/Carter-finds-3-iconic-shabtis-in-Tutankhamun%E2%80%99s-tomb-upon-discovery

... his chair:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120218/Learn-about-Tutankhamun%E2%80%99s-spectacular-chair

... his writing materials holder:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120220/Tutankhamun%E2%80%99s-gilded-brush-holder-portrays-beauty-of-ancient-Egyptian-art

... the fetuses of his daughters:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120221/How-were-the-fetuses-of-Tutankhamun%E2%80%99s-daughters-discovered

... and nine other 'treasures':

https://www.livescience.com/king-tut-treasures-ancient-egypt

... and a feature on Tutankhamun as a warrior:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/reimagining-tutankhamun-as-a-warrior-180980657/

... and more on suggestions Carter stole jewellery from the tomb:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11369219/BBC-documentary-claims-Howard-Carters-celebrated-discovery-Tutankhamun-1922-blighted.html

... and an overview of the discovery and its aftermath:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africa/egypt/how-forgotten-boy-king-inspired-us-visit-egypt/

... and ongoing debates about his tomb:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/30/science/tutankhamen-nefertiti-archaeology.html

.. on Ernest Harold Jones, who was part of the excavation team:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-63314215

On the recently-revived debate over the identification of Nefertiti's tomb:

https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancient-cultures/ancient-egypt/queen_nefertitis_tomb/?mqsc=E4147760&dk=ZE23O0ZF0

More on the sun alignment activities at Ramses II's temple in Aswan:

https://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/478259/Antiquities/Ancient-Egypt/In-photos-Thousands-witness-sun-alignment-at-King-.aspx

More on the Rosetta Stone:

https://english.ahram.org.eg/News/478466.aspx

Feature on tomb-raiding in the New Kingdom:

https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/policing-necropolis

Elamite-era burials from the basin of the Khersan Dam in Iran:

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/477908/A-race-against-time-archaeologists-find-relics-from-Elamite

Digging is just getting underway at the Seymareh site:

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/478072/Ancient-Seymareh-archaeologists-carving-new-trenches-on-the

Concerns for and a call for resumption of excavations at Isfahan's Ashraf Hill site:

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/478122/Ashraf-hill-of-Isfahan-archaeologist-urges-need-to-resume-excavations

Feature on some giant reliefs of Sennacherib in Iraq:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/iraqs-ancient-frieze-survives-war-and-isis-to-reveal-its-gods-gdsxsl2x5

A US mission is digging in Iraq:

https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq/u-s-mission-participates-in-excavating-antiquities-in-iraq/

More on the reliefs found while restoring the Mashki Gate in Mosul:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-year-old-iraq-mosul.html
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/oct/26/archaeologists-unearth-2700-year-old-rock-carvings-in-iraq
https://menafn.com/1105077840/Archaeologists-Restoring-Monument-Damaged-By-Islamic-State-Discover-Ancient-Stone-Carvings-Unseen-For-Millennia
https://www.wral.com/2-700-year-old-rock-carvings-discovered-in-iraqs-mosul/20539172/
https://mymodernmet.com/assyrian-carvings-mashki-gate/
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/10/25/archaeologists-restoring-monument-damaged-by-islamic-state-discover-ancient-stone-carvings-unseen-for-millennia
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/archaeologists-restoring-an-ancient-isis-destroyed-monument-in-mosul-just-found-seven-incredibly-preserved-assyrian-carvings-buried-beneath-it-2198057
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archeologists-unearth-ancient-stone-carvings-in-northern-iraqi-city-of-mosul-180980989/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10944-221024-iraq-nineveh-carvings

11 000 years bp grinding stones from a Gobeklitepe temple complex:

https://arkeonews.net/at-gobeklitepe-believed-to-be-the-earliest-known-mesolithic-temple-complex-grinding-stones-were-discovered/

Iraq is working on preserving some 'Baghdadi-style' heritage buildings:

https://english.news.cn/20221029/860a2773c86b41ad9697045e61838e39/c.html

More on the location of the tomb of St Nicholas in Turkey:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-720342

Ongoing concerns for archaeological finds in the Gaza Strip:

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/10/gazas-archaeological-discoveries-left-vulnerable

A cache of WWI Arab weaponry near Jaffa:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-720675

More on medieval graffiti from David's Tomb:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-720101
https://www.jns.org/graffiti-of-medieval-knight-discovered-in-jerusalem/
https://aleteia.org/2022/10/23/medieval-swiss-war-heros-name-found-within-king-davids-tomb/
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/26/a-graffiti-with-the-name-of-knight-adrian-von-bubenberg/

Feature on Isaiah and his times:

https://www.asor.org/anetoday/2022/10/history-of-isaiah

Feature/interview with Rachel Hallote on archaeology and politics:

https://jewishstandard.timesofisrael.com/when-archaeology-and-politics-intertwine/

More on 'kites' in Saudi Arabia:

https://www.thenationalnews.com/gulf-news/2022/10/24/alulas-research-support-transformative-in-shedding-new-light-on-ancient-kite-structures/
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/research-supported-royal-commission-alula-070000311.html
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https://thisweekintheancientneareast.podbean.com/

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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8th/7th century BCE Etruscan burials from the Ponte Rotto necropolis (Italian):

http://www.tusciaweb.eu/2022/10/gli-scheletri-2900-anni-piu-antichi-vulci-tutta-letruria/

A dig at La Alcuida (Alicante) is hoping to find some context for the Dama de Elche sculpture:

https://euroweeklynews.com/2022/10/30/archaeologists-believe-la-alcudia-alicante-dig-will-put-la-dama-into-context/

Overview of this season's finds at Amphipolis:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/25/the-acropolis-of-ancient-amphipolis-continues-to-reveal-its-secrets/

Overview of the dig season at the Late Bronze Age settlement site of Erimi-Pitharka this year:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/27/erimi-pitharka-2022/

Remains of an Augustan-era amphitheatre (?) from Siponto (Italian):

https://www.finestresullarte.info/archeologia/rinvenuta-parte-anfiteatro-romano-seconda-campagna-scavi-siponto

Google Earth images helped to find a villa complex (with bath house) in Kent:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/roman-villa-complex-identified-using-google-earth-images-england-1234644282/
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/archaeologists-uncover-roman-villa-complex-in-kent/145053
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10950-221026-england-roman-villa

A Roman villa with kilns site from a Wakefield village housing development site:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leeds-63378298
https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/remains-of-roman-villa-and-kilns-found-during-archaeological-dig-in-wakefield-village-3891387
https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/remains-of-roman-villa-and-kilns-found-during-archaeological-dig-in-yorkshire-village-3891463

Components of a domus water system were found at Stabiae:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65496
https://www.ansa.it/canale_viaggiart/it/regione/campania/2022/10/24/da-stabiae-riemergono-elementi-dellantico-sistema-idrico_8bf5454e-4a9c-4918-bb08-381a2318608c.html
https://napoli.repubblica.it/cronaca/2022/10/24/news/archeologia_a_stabiae_ritrovato_un_antico_serbatoio_in_piombo_di_epoca_romana-371500509/
https://gds.it/speciali/viaggi/2022/10/24/da-stabiae-riemergono-elementi-dell-antico-sistema-idrico-62926994-abf8-4750-9775-578abe150a01/
https://www.vesuviolive.it/ultime-notizie/444992-stabiae-serbatoio-sistema-idrico/
http://pompeiisites.org/comunicati/da-stabiae-riemergono-elementi-dellantico-sistema-idrico-2/

A 1st century CE (or later) 'salt warehouse' from the Lio Piccolo 'maritime villa' site (Italian):

https://giornalenordest.it/archeologia-un-possente-edificio-in-legno-emerge-dagli-scavi-dalla-villa-romana-a-lio-piccolo/
https://www.veneziatoday.it/cronaca/scavi-lio-piccolo-emersa-struttura-lignea-epoca-romana.html

Remains of a 2000 years bp odeion (maybe) and other structures from Lissos:

https://greekcitytimes.com/2022/10/26/2000-ancient-odeum-discovered-crete/
https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/26/ancient-greek-theater-discovered-crete/
https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/greek-news/culture/47773-excavations-at-a-remote-ancient-site-on-crete-island-unearth-large-public-building.html
https://www.newsobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article267945067.html
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/article267945067.html

Remains of a 1st-3rd century Roman watchtower from Volubilis:

https://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article267987952.html
https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/ancient-roman-watchtower-volubilis-morocco-1234644605/
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/roman-observation-tower-uncovered-in-ancient-city-of-volubilis/145066

A very large Roman column base (maybe) from the foot of Mount Hermon in Israel:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-720666

Vague item on a 'coffin rest with Roman inscription' from Antalya:

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/coffin-rest-with-roman-inscription-being-used-in-antalya-178069

Small Roman finds dating to the 4th century or so from the dig at Farndon:

https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/23082569.farndon-archaeological-finds-roman-remains/
https://www.chesterstandard.co.uk/news/23082772.chester-10-day-archaeological-dig-uncovers-roman-remains/

Late Roman-era offering vessels (and more) from excavations at ancient Antioch (Antakya):

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/culture/late-roman-era-rooms-offering-vessels-unearthed-at-ancient-city-of-antiocheia-southern-turkiye/2717861
https://www.dailysabah.com/life/history/archaeologists-find-ancient-artifacts-in-southern-turkiye
https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/late-roman-era-rooms-clay-offering-vessels-uncovered-in-ancient-christian-city-of-antioch-1234644764/
https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Late_Roman_era_rooms_offering_vessels_unearthed_at_ancient_city_of_Antiocheia_southern_Turkiye-2345852
https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-720663
https://arkeonews.net/roman-era-chambers-and-clay-offering-vessels-found-in-antiocheia-ancient-city-in-southern-turkey/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10951-221027-turkey-antioch-pottery

More on the 2100 years bp burial of a woman (possibly a priestess of Aphrodite) from Phanagoria:

https://www.livescience.com/ancient-greek-phanagoria-aphrodite-cult-burial
https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/29/silver-medallion-goddess-aphrodite-russia/
https://arkeonews.net/in-russia-archaeologists-2100-year-old-medallion-of-goddess-aphrodite-and-a-warrior-tomb-unearthed/

A 4th/5th century pin found by a metal detectorist in Norfolk:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-63314973

7th century CE remains of a business/dining district at Ephesus:

https://www.oeaw.ac.at/en/news/ephesos-more-than-1400-year-old-area-of-the-city-discovered-under-a-burnt-layer-2
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65534
https://arkeonews.net/sensational-find-in-ephesus-more-than-1400-year-old-district-discovered/
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/researchers-uncover-an-early-byzantine-business-and-gastronomy-district-at-ancient-ephesos/145088

More on the possible Roman ford at Evesham:

https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/23074530.roman-road-potentially-world-important-discovery-made-near-evesham/
https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/23082411.history-buffs-2-000-year-old-roman-road-discovery-near-evesham/
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/hidden-roman-road-dating-back-141948843.html
https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/hidden-roman-road-discovered-field-25346867
https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/hidden-roman-road-found-workmen-25339329
https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/hidden-roman-road-unearthed-midlands-25358889
https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/new-pictures-released-hidden-roman-25361267
https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/hidden-roman-road-discovered-field-7742665

More on the palimpsest of Hipparchus' star catalog:

https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/30/us/christian-manuscript-star-map-scn-trnd/index.html
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/10/24/lost-star-catalogue-found-hidden-on-the-pages-of-a-medieval-manuscript
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/researchers-discover-lost-fragments-of-the-star-catalogue-composed-by-the-greek-astronomer-hipparchus/145058
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/medieval-manuscript-oldest-map-of-the-stars-Hipparchus-180980993/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10942-221024-greek-star-map

The site of a Roman camp in Uffington has been given protected status:

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/shrewsbury/2022/10/27/former-roman-camp-for-up-to-10000-soldiers-granted-special-status/

Restoration plans for a Dacian fortress at Sarmisegetuza:

https://www.stiripesurse.ro/dacian-fortress-from-sarmisegetuza-to-be-restored-through-national-recovery-and-resilience-plan_2626265.html

Review of James Porter, *Homer: The Very Idea*:

https://merionwest.com/2022/10/24/review-homer-the-very-idea-by-james-i-porter/

What Rebecca Benefiel is up to:

https://columns.wlu.edu/rebecca-benefiel-to-deliver-endowed-professorship-lecture/

Feature on William Sanders Scarborough:

https://face2faceafrica.com/article/all-about-the-former-slave-who-authored-a-greek-textbook-in-1881

Feature on the Folkestone mosaic:

https://the-past.com/news/rediscovering-a-roman-mosaic-at-folkestone/

Feature/book hype on the Traprain Treasure:

https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/shedding-new-light-on-some-of-scotlands-greatest-roman-silver-treasures-dr-fraser-hunter-3896425

Feature on ancient Greek views of populists and dictators:

https://theconversation.com/what-is-the-difference-between-a-populist-and-a-dictator-the-ancient-greeks-have-answers-191719

Feature on a mock trial of Alexander the Great last week:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/10/27/putting-history-trial-may-confound-cancel-squad/

Feature on colour in classical art:

https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p0crtd9v/chromophobia-who-stole-the-colour-from-classical-art-

Feature on the ongoing search for more evidence of the 'Kariv group' in Ukraine:

https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/2022-10-27/ty-article-magazine/ancient-burial-ground-of-elites-in-ukraine-reveals-brief-history-of-europe/00000184-1869-d74a-a5ff-d8eb17740000

Feature on 'loaded dice' in ancient Rome:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/romans-gambled-with-loaded-dice-to-win-large-sums-6k5tl6xc8

Feature on Kleisthenes:

https://www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-greece/kleisthenes-who-life-why-important/

Feature on ancient perfumery:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-witches-smell-like

Feature on Egyptomania in ancient Rome (and later):

https://www.artic.edu/articles/990/egyptomania-in-ancient-rome-and-gilded-age-america

Feature on the 'invention' of the Classical temple:

https://www.nd.edu/stories/lefkandi/

Feature on the House of Menander:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/25/house-menander-pompeii-ancient-greek-themes/

Feature on an earthquake that hit Crete in 365 CE:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/27/ancient-earthquake-destroyed-everything-crete/

Feature on protecting antiquities in Greek museums during WWII:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/28/greek-antiquities-nazi/

Feature on horses in ancient Greece:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/22/horses-ancient-greece/

Feature on some ancient Greek traitors:

https://greekcitytimes.com/2022/10/24/traitors-of-ancient-greece/

Feature on the 'allure' of a Classics degree:

https://udallasnews.com/2022/10/26/the-allure-of-a-classics-degree/

Rather late repeat of a feature on the dig at Falerii Novi:

https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/969311

A nice 'ancient Mediterranean history' quiz:

https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/think-you-know-your-ancient-history
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Analysis of cereal grains preserved at the 4th milliennium BCE site at Balbridie reveal regional variations in farming practices:

https://the-past.com/news/early-farming-practices-at-balbridie-brought-to-light/

Excavations of a Late Iron Age burial ground near Koping (Sweden) revealed to Viking-era swords (and more):

https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/article267881532.html
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/archaeologists-unearth-two-viking-age-swords-in-burial-ground/145069

A gold sword pommel dating to ca 700 CE from Stirling is now in the possession of Scotland's national museums:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-63373168
https://www.scotsman.com/heritage-and-retro/heritage/metal-detectorists-find-of-lifetime-as-rare-700ad-gold-sword-pommel-uncovered-3890476
https://www.thenational.scot/news/23072166.rare-medieval-golden-sword-pommel-given-scotlands-national-museums/
https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/archaeologists-rave-exceptionally-rare-1300-28337043
https://arkeonews.net/exceptionally-rare-gold-sword-pommel-given-to-scottish-national-museums/
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65484

A hoard of 'unhacked' Viking silver found during the excavation of a Viking house at Taby:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65519

Not sure if we mentioned this metal detectorist find of some Viking-era hack silver near Stjordal:

https://www.lifeinnorway.net/viking-silver-discovery-norway/
https://sciencenorway.no/archaeology-viking-age-vikings/one-vikings-lost-silver-treasure-discovered-by-metal-detector-enthusiast/2098786
https://arkeonews.net/exceptional-viking-age-silver-treasure-found-in-norway/
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65510

A DNA study suggests the 'herring trade' began at least in Viking times:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-ancient-dna-herring-viking-age.html

Overview/book hype of what excavations at Richmond Castle revealed:

https://www.darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk/news/23082818.amazing-finds-unearthed-richmond-castle-archaeological-dig/

A 14th century funerary slab with original red paint from a tomb in Saint-Quentin (France):

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65477

The cargo of the 15th century wreck of the Skafto off Sweden is shedding light on medieval trade routes:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-skaft-cargo-tale-15th-century.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/10/221024102915.htm
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/968872
https://theorkneynews.scot/2022/10/25/from-the-copper-mines-of-slovakia-15thc-trade-routes-across-europe/
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/26/skafto-wrecks-cargo-tells-a-tale-of-15th-century-trade-routes/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/10952-221027-sweden-skafto-trade

cf: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10572414.2022.2076518

The 'sister' shipwreck to the Vasa (which sank in 1629) has been located off the coast of Stockholm:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-swedes-17th-century-sister-vessel.html
https://www.thelocal.se/20221025/lost-17th-century-warship-found-in-sweden
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/oct/24/lost-17th-century-warship-found-in-sweden
https://apnews.com/article/science-europe-stockholm-sweden-a4e6ab17088997f4230e981a969dafba
https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/warship-wreck-sweden-applet-intl-scli-scn/index.html
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/shipwreck-17th-century-warship-applet-found-sister-vessel-vasa-sweden/
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/swedes-find-17th-century-sister-vessel-to-famed-vasa-warship-42093571.html
https://idsb.tmgrup.com.tr/ly/uploads/images/2022/10/26/237796.jpg
https://www.dawn.com/news/1716790/lost-17th-century-warship-found-in-sweden
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/vrak-museum-of-wrecks-applet-sweden-warship-wreck-2199959
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-discover-lost-17th-century-warship-applet-in-sweden-180981006/

A 400 years bp ring find by a metal detectorist in Kent:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11353057/Great-British-Mystery-gold-ring-unearthed-Paul-Hollywoods-former-1-4m-home.html

A 'virtual autopsy' on a 17th century child mummy from an Austrian tomb suggests they died due to vitamin D deficiency:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-virtual-autopsy-17th-century-mummified-toddler.html
https://www.livescience.com/virtual-autopsy-mummified-toddler-renaissance-austria/
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/rare-baby-mummy-identified-as-austrian-noble/
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/researchers-conduct-virtual-autopsy-of-a-mummified-17th-century-child/145078
http://www.archaeology.org/news/10954-221027-austria-toddler-malnutrition

A 19th century embossed brass button from a dig at Dulverton Leat:

https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/fascinating-find-dulverton-archaeology-team-7747805

More on the 300+ burials beneath a former Wales department store:

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/archaeologists-find-300-bodies-under-24873944

More on a 'mysterious structure' in Cork Harbour being identified as a tomb:

https://arkeonews.net/a-mysterious-partially-submerged-structure-in-ireland-is-a-prehistoric-tomb-archaeologist-says/

More on the Saqqaq people on Greenland some 4500 years bp having a more varied diet than previously thought:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-genetic-analysis-bones-greenland-early.html
http://www.archaeology.org/news/10945-221025-greenland-fish-mammals

More on the high seafood diet of a 2000 years bp Orkney woman:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-teeth-analysis-hints-diet-iron.html

Funding to conserve a medieval church and mosque on Cyprus:

https://cyprus-mail.com/2022/10/24/swiss-foundation-donates-funds-to-conserve-mediaeval-church-and-mosque/

Feature on the Old Fortress of Corfu:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/25/corfu-the-old-fortress-and-its-secrets/

Feature on the early civilization of the Azores:

https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p0d94gnt/was-the-azores-home-to-an-ancient-civilisation-
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Archaeology in Europe News:

http://archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

Medievalists.net:

https://www.medievalists.net/category/news/

Viking Archaeology Blog:

http://viking-archaeology-blog.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Feature on the site of Xanadu:

https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Site_of_Xanadu___an_archaeological_site_and_summer_capital_of_Chinese_Yuan_dynasty-2352218

Restoration of an Angkor Wat causeway is almost complete:

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/angkor-wat-causeway-restoration-90-cent-complete

A 1st century inscribed bowl from Telangana:

https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/2022/oct/30/1st-century-stone-bowl-sheds-light-on-buddhist-influence-in-telangana-2513087.html

A major study of inscriptions in the Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple:

https://thefederal.com/states/south/tamil-nadu/cholas-never-stepped-into-madurai-meenakshi-temple-in-200-years-study/

A 170 years bp wooden inscription find from a temple in Odisha:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/east-and-northeast/archaeologists-come-across-170-year-old-wooden-inscription-in-odisha-temple-1156183.html
https://www.ptinews.com/news/east/archaeologists-come-across-170-year-old-wooden-inscription-in-odisha-temple/440569.html

Feature on the Gupta dynasty:

https://www.news9live.com/knowledge/gupta-dynasty-history-origin-rulers-all-you-need-to-know-one-of-the-largest-empires-203865

Feature on the date of the Mahabharata war (?):

https://www.hindustantimes.com/books/dating-the-mahabharata-war-a-tale-of-eclipses-archaeology-and-genealogies-101666958664189.html
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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
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More on documenting First Nations Australians carvings in boab trees:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/10/24/race-against-time-to-find-ancient-indigenous-carving/
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NORTH AMERICA
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I think we mentioned this 11 000 years bp fish weir found off the coast of Alaska:

https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/nation-world/national/article267429037.html
https://www.newsweek.com/ancient-fish-trap-stone-tool-discovered-alaska-1754888
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10947-221025-alaska-fish-weir

The exact location of the Revolutionary War prison at Camp Security in Pennsylvania was revealed this week:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-evidence-revolutionary-war-prison.html
https://www.wdio.com/front-page/world-national/dig-finds-evidence-of-revolutionary-war-prison-camp-location/
https://www.cbs19news.com/story/47578554/dig-finds-evidence-of-revolutionary-war-prison-camp-location
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/revolutionary-war-pow-camp-british-troops-pennsylvania/
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2022-10-28/archaeological-dig-evidence-revolutionary-war-prison-camp
https://www.irishexaminer.com/world/arid-40994036.html

Low water levels of the Mississippi revealed Civil War-era bullets and a cartridge box plate in Memphis:

https://abcnews.go.com/US/civil-war-relics-found-memphis-bridge-mississippi-river/story?id=92065643

Drought has also allowed 1100 more feat of the Smallin Civil War Cave to be mapped:

https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2022/oct/27/drought-ozarks-unearths-1100-feet-cave-used-spies-/
https://www.ky3.com/2022/10/26/1100-feet-smallin-civil-war-cave-discovered-due-drought/

Exhumations have resumed for DNA to identify Tulsa Race Massacre victims:

https://apnews.com/article/tulsa-oklahoma-forensics-city-massacres-b0c4350019a6b4af80429e9a511a7874
https://www.registercitizen.com/news/article/Exhumations-to-resume-Bid-to-ID-Tulsa-Race-17534778.php

Review of Kerri Greenidge, *The Grimkes*:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/29/books/review/the-grimkes-kerri-greenidge.html

Review of Sam Roberts, *The New Yorkers*:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/25/books/review/the-new-yorkers-sam-roberts.html

Review of Stacy Schiff, *The Revolutionary*:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/22/books/review/the-revolutionary-samuel-adams-stacy-schiff.html

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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A stele depicting two unidentified Mayan deities was found during Mayan Train excavations in Uxmal:

https://mexicodailypost.com/2022/10/23/new-mayan-gods-found-during-the-excavations-of-the-mayan-train/
https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/ancient-maya-stela-uxmal/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10949-221026-uxmal-maya-stela

Plenty of finds (including bullets from Spanish guns) from a dig at Tayasal (Guatemala):

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20221029-excavators-uncover-artifacts-at-site-of-last-mayan-stronghold
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/excavation-mayan-culture-human-burial-grounds-bullets-ceramics-tayasal-guatemala/
https://www.dawn.com/news/1717654/excavators-uncover-artefacts-at-site-of-last-mayan-stronghold
https://news.yahoo.com/burial-grounds-bullets-uncovered-last-160810101.html

Eight colonial-era mummies from Lima (we may have mentioned this find):

https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/archaeologists-unearth-eight-colonial-era-mummies-peru-2022-10-13/
https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/archaeologists-unearth-eight-colonial-era-mummies-in-peru/article66008858.ece

A study of urbanization and landscape modifications at Calakmul:

https://www.uc.edu/news/articles/2022/10/ancient-maya-faced-bane-of-urban-sprawl-too.html
https://www.ucalgary.ca/news/ucalgary-research-collaboration-reveals-new-urbanization-and-landscape-modifications-ancient-maya
https://phys.org/news/2022-10-collaboration-reveals-urbanization-landscape-modifications.html
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/969114
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-archeologist-light-technology-mayan-city-1.6634250
https://mexiconewsdaily.com/culture/laser-imaging-astonishing-size-calakmul/
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/10/lidar-reveals-extent-of-maya-city-beneath-jungle-canopy/145081
https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20221029-excavators-uncover-artifacts-at-site-of-last-mayan-stronghold

Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Andean News has a few items of interest:

https://mikeruggerisancientandeannews.tumblr.com/

US Army bullets found at the site of the 1918 Porvenir massacre:

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2343922-us-army-bullets-unexpectedly-found-at-1918-mexico-border-massacre-site/

Feature on Costa Rica's Retes archaeological site:

https://ticotimes.net/2022/10/28/costa-ricas-retes-archaeological-site
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Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

http://goo.gl/1VdeA

Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas lecture channels on Youtube:

https://mikeruggerisyoutube.tumblr.com/

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

http://ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Feature on Bronze Age astronomy in various cultures:

https://psyche.co/ideas/bronze-age-people-looked-to-the-skyscape-to-navigate-their-lives

Feature on Jacques-Louis David's nudes:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/interactive/2022/jacques-louis-david-cupid-psyche/

Feature on the idea of the 'wicked stepmother':

https://www.livescience.com/evil-stepmother-trope-origins

Feature on the search for the Endurance:

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/munster/arid-40988885.html

Feature on ancient viruses in melting glaciers:

https://www.sciencealert.com/ancient-15000-year-old-viruses-found-in-melting-tibetan-glaciers

Feature on the 'Great Moon Hoax' of 1835:

https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p0d9wxy9/the-great-moon-hoax-that-fooled-the-world

Feature on perceptions of Satan in the 19th century:

https://psyche.co/ideas/the-devil-you-dont-know-the-satan-of-the-19th-century

Folks are 'uncensoring' a Gentileschi nude:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/65468

Feature on da Vinci's 'Lady with an Ermine':

https://bigthink.com/high-culture/what-the-ermine-saw/

Pondering when humans began using roads:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-humans-roads.html

Pondering da Vinci's sexuality:

https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-life-and-style/five-centuries-milan-still-echoes-genius-queer-icon-leonardo-da-vinci-rcna54522

Pondering the idea of 'red gold':

https://blog.oup.com/2022/10/hue-and-cry-or-the-mystery-of-red-gold/

Feature (hype) on a documentary on Josiah Wedgewood:

https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p0db2xwf/the-poor-potter-who-invented-modern-advertising

Feature on 19th century women's rights in Norway:

https://partner.sciencenorway.no/education-gender-and-society-gender-differences/this-is-how-women-were-allowed-to-take-part-in-the-public-debate-in-the-19th-century/2082661

On US founding fathers and illuminati conspiracy theories:

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2022/10/illuminati-conspiracy-theory-history-founding-fathers.html

Arguing over where St Nicholas was buried:

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/st-nicholas-buried-kilkenny-turkey-new-evidence

Again we are reading of plans to build a bridge to Sicily:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/oct/25/matteo-salvini-revives-ancient-dream-of-building-bridge-to-sicily

Review of Natalie Livingstone, *Women of Rothschild*:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/23/books/review/the-women-of-rothschild-natalie-livingstone.html
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CURRENT EVENTS:
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This week, the art-related protestors attacked a Monet with mashed potatoes:

https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/german-protesters-arrested-throwing-mashed-potatoes-monet-painting-sol-rcna53623
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/oct/23/climate-activists-mashed-potato-monet-potsdam-germany
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/23/arts/claude-monet-mashed-potatoes-climate-activists.html

... and the response:

https://www.dw.com/en/attack-on-monet-artwork-german-museums-react/a-62927968

The 'Girl with the Pearl Earring' was also a target:

https://apnews.com/article/europe-painting-netherlands-7650c746bfceb7437bc8909941402307

A feature on some art-related protests from the past:

https://www.npr.org/2022/10/26/1131377513/museum-protests-famous-artworks-history

... and similar:

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2022/10/climate-paintings-protests-history-art-destruction.html

The annual items on the origins of Halloween:

https://www.ucpress.edu/blog/60478/the-deep-history-lurking-behind-halloween/
https://daily.jstor.org/halloween-a-mystic-and-eerie-significance/
https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2022/10/27/snickering-through-the-ages/
https://www.snopes.com/news/2022/10/24/halloweens-celebration-celtic-samhain/

... and why Victorian houses seem haunted:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/home/2022/10/27/why-victorian-houses-look-haunted/

On slave narratives and ghost stories:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/28/books/review/ghost-stories-slave-narratives-wpa.html

Russian troops removed the bones of Grigory Potemkin from Kherson:

https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/28/europe/potemkin-remains-removed-kherson-ukraine-russia-intl/index.html

... while Putin's martial law decree has apparently 'legalized' looting of art:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/10/28/vladimir-putin-martial-law-ukraine-looting
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LANGUAGE RELATED
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Feature on the strangeness of English:

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/english-is-not-normal

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PHILOSOPHERS AND MATTERS PHILOSOPHICAL
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Feature on Maimonides:

https://aeon.co/essays/neither-philosophy-nor-religion-can-contain-maimonides
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Hoards:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-63386726
https://www.lynnnews.co.uk/news/rare-coin-discoveries-on-display-for-the-first-time-9281452/

Alexander the Great:

https://scroll.in/article/1035865/in-illustrations-tales-of-conquests-and-adventures-from-the-life-of-alexander-the-great

Enheduanna:

https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20221025-enheduanna-the-worlds-first-named-author

cf: https://www.themorgan.org/exhibitions/she-who-wrote

Dacia:

https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2022/10/27/dacia-last-frontier-of-roman-world-exhibition-with-vestiges-from-45-museums-1-400-years-of-history--1003769
https://english.news.cn/20221029/fac41737507844ef8f2c453e7c836c40/c.html

Anglican Cathedrals:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/oct/30/let-there-be-light-englands-anglican-cathedrals-at-dawn

cf: https://petermarlowfoundation.com/journal/the-english-cathedral-touring-exhibition-datea/
https://www.stalbanscathedral.org/Event/peter-marlows-the-english-cathedral

A 'makeover' at the Emily Dickinson museum:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/28/arts/design/emily-dickinson-museum-renovation.html

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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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A Charles Darwin autograph manuscript is coming to auction:

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/oct/23/charles-darwin-autograph-manuscript-could-fetch-700000-at-auction

A high price is expected for Rubens' Salome:

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/rubens-fisch-davidson-sothebys/index.html

A followup of sorts to that Levi's jeans auction:

https://sfstandard.com/arts-culture/a-76k-pair-of-levis-highlights-systemic-racism-and-the-enduring-appeal-of-vintage-denim/

The Kiowa people are trying to prevent Bonham's from selling some of their art:

https://hyperallergic.com/773455/bonhams-selling-works-by-imprisoned-native-artists/

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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DNA suggests there were two genetically distinct populations in Britain at the end of the last Ice Age:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2022/oct/uks-oldest-human-dna-obtained-revealing-two-distinct-palaeolithic-populations
https://phys.org/news/2022-10-uk-oldest-human-dna-revealing.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/10/221024131042.htm
https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/968795
https://www.sciencealert.com/oldest-human-dna-in-uk-reveals-ancient-peoples-emerging-from-the-ice-age
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2022/oct/24/uk-two-genetic-groups-humans-last-ice-age-dna-reveals
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/10/24/uks-oldest-human-dna-reveals-post-ice-age-britain-split-two/
https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/1134/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/1134/pub/1134/page/33/article/NaN
https://the-past.com/news/uks-oldest-human-dna-sheds-light-on-the-recolonisation-of-post-ice-age-britain/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/10953-221026-britain-paleolithic-dna

cf: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-022-01899-5

More on the 'Black Death' and its effect on immune systems, as seen in DNA:

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/black-death-immunity-gene-crohns-disease-health
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THE TECHY SIDE
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Using archaeomagnetic dating on assorted Biblical sites:

https://phys.org/news/2022-10-geomagnetic-fields-reveal-truth-biblical.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/10/221024153631.htm
https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-researchers-say-magnetic-fields-provide-way-to-securely-date-biblical-events/
https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/2022-10-25/ty-article/archaeologists-reconstruct-biblical-conflicts-using-earths-magnetic-field/00000184-0983-d018-af87-b9d3221d0000
https://www.ynetnews.com/travel/article/hkywzzr4j
https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-720453
https://www.thedailybeast.com/can-this-magnetic-technology-prove-bible-stories-are-real
https://www.latercera.com/la-tercera-tv/noticia/cientificos-reconstruyen-las-epicas-batallas-biblicas-con-campos-geomagneticos/CVSWZVE3XZFKDCQFISECPGYXHE/
https://www.dailysabah.com/life/history/scientists-verify-epic-biblical-battles-using-revolutionary-method
https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancient-cultures/ancient-israel/biblical-wars-and-archaeomagnetism/
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-new-technology-using-the-earths-magnetic-fields-is-helping-archaeologists-verify-the-destruction-caused-by-biblical-battles-2199301

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TOURISTY THINGS
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10 archaeological sites in Greece:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/10/23/must-see-archaeological-sites-greece/

Roman sites in Britain:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/escape/article-11355797/An-insiders-guide-Britains-best-hidden-Roman-sites-London-York.html

Coal mining towns in the US:

https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20221023-the-forgotten-history-of-the-us-african-american-coal-towns
https://www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/african-american-heritage-auto-tour.htm
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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Cambridge Greek Play:

https://www.varsity.co.uk/theatre/24433

All Quiet on the Western Front:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/28/movies/all-quiet-on-the-western-netflix.html

Clara Schumann and Florence Price:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/27/arts/music/clara-schumann-florence-price-philadelphia-orchestra.html

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CRIME BEAT
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Arrests at an archaeological site in North Macedonia:

https://apnews.com/09109e6ccfc8a493a8062143dafb7d2e

A theft of 700+ items from the Sohag museum isn't getting as much coverage as you'd think:

https://www.egyptindependent.com/amr-adib-reveals-theft-of-egypt-museum-contains-700-antiquities/

... there were some arrests, apparently:

https://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/1233/478358/Egypt/Courts--Law/Three-university-students-arrested-for-stealing-ar.aspx
https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/120097/5-persons-ordered-pretrial-detention-over-stealing-antiquities-from-Sohag

The trial of 11 Egyptians and one American for smuggling Egyptian antiquities is under way:

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/10/11-egyptians-one-american-trial-smuggling-antiquities-us

20+ ancient items seized in an operation in Termoli (Italian):

https://quotidianomolise.com/bozza-automaticacustodiva-oltre-20-manufatti-archeologici-di-grande-valore-denunciato-dalla-finanza/
https://www.primonumero.it/2022/10/reperti-archeologici-di-valore/1530751242/

Illegal excavations at a synagogue site near Aleppo:

https://stj-sy.org/en/northwest-syria-illicit-excavations-of-antiquities-in-an-ancient-synagogue/

A dozen folks in Iraq arrested for antiquities smuggling activities:

https://ina.iq/eng/22561-intelligence-agency-12-suspects-arrested-in-antiquities-trade.html

More on the major bust at the Nuweiba Seaport:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/120043/Statue-of-Aphrodite-1-752-artifacts-seized-at-Nuweiba-Seaport
https://cairoscene.com/Buzz/Statue-of-Aphrodite-1-752-Artefacts-Seized-at-Nuweiba-Seaport

Feature on Facebook's 'flawed plan' to deal with antiquities trafficking on its site:

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/middle-east/2020-07-01/facebooks-flawed-plan-end-antiquities-trafficking
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conflict antiquities:

http://conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

http://paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

Looting Matters:

http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

Illicit Cultural Property:

http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

SAFE:

http://www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Zimbabwe is seeking the skulls of some 'anti colonial heroes' from some UK museums:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-63171981

India seeks the return of a pair of idols from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art:

https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/2022/10/26/india-demands-return-of-stolen-antique-idols-from-us-museum/

How the Steinhardt situation reveals the politics of the art world:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/michael-steinhardt-collector-manhattan-da-investigations-1234644278/

Feature arguing against repatriation of museum items:

https://thecritic.co.uk/the-immoral-case-for-restitution/

... and why some academics hesitate to repatriate Indigenous remains:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/made-by-history/2022/10/26/universities-indigenous-remains/
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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on Kushan coins:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/coinage-with-images-of-gods-and-goddesses-dates-back-to-kushans/article66061756.ece

Latest e-Sylum:

http://www.coinbooks.org/v25/club_nbs_esylum_v25n43.html

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

http://www.coinbooks.org/v25/club_nbs_esylum_v25n44.html
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Coin Week:

http://www.coinweek.com/

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OBITUARIES
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Thomas Cahill:

https://news.yahoo.com/thomas-cahill-popular-history-writer-213812127.html
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20221026/news/310269871/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/thomas-cahill-popular-history-writer-dead-at-82/2022/10/26/9b3ddd70-5576-11ed-ac8b-08bbfab1c5a5_story.html
https://www.cp24.com/entertainment-news/thomas-cahill-popular-history-writer-dead-at-82-1.6126496
https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/thomas-cahill-popular-history-writer-dead-82-92151049

Lionel Sanders:

https://www.cac-scec.ca/2022/10/obituary-dr-lionel-sanders-concordia/

Robert Laurence Miller:

https://www.columbiatribune.com/obituaries/pclm0338903

John P. Meier:

https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2022/10/new-york-priest-msgr-john-meier-dies-wrote-a-marginal-jew

Shi Xingbang:

https://www.scmp.com/news/people-culture/trending-china/article/3197015/shi-xingbang-pioneering-chinese-archaeologist-who-helped-excavate-terracotta-warriors-and-was

Gordon Fee:

https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2022/october/gordon-fee-obit-bible-reading-worth-fire-pentecostal.html

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

https://www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/audio-news/3215-audio-news-from-archaeologica-october-16th-through-the-22nd-2022
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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

http://www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

http://archaeology.about.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

http://archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Atlas Obscura:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/

Heritage Daily:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/

Sapiens Archaeology:

https://www.sapiens.org/category/archaeology/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

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

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

Archaeology Podcast Network:

http://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/
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