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explorator 25.16 August 7, 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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Feature on the evolution of stone tools (in terms of 'modes'):

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/the-evolution-of-stone-tools/144282

Comparing Neanderthal and Sapiens brain development:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/02/the-brains-of-neanderthals-developed-differently-from-those-of-modern-humans/
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AFRICA
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Using language to determine the Bantu expansion happened ca. 4000 years bp:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-early-bantu-speakers-dense-central.html
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10718-220805-africa-bantu-expansion

cf: https://www.pnas.org/doi/full/10.1073/pnas.2112853119

An African-based study suggests Neolithic watermelons may have been grown for their seeds:

https://source.wustl.edu/2022/08/seedy-not-sweet/?_ga=2.198554671.1252211394.1659558943-677988573.1659558943
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/05/ancient-melon-genome-from-libya-yields-surprising-insights/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10716-220804-neolithic-watermelon-seeds
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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More on the find of a possible 4500 years bp 'Sun Temple' at Abu Ghrab (near Abu Sir):

https://www.livescience.com/ancient-egyptian-sun-temple-discovered
https://english.ahram.org.eg/News/472541.aspx
https://dailynewsegypt.com/2022/07/31/archaeologists-unearth-remains-of-probably-one-of-four-lost-sun-temples-from-fifth-dynasty-in-abusir/
https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/118008/Unearthing-remains-of-building-in-Egypt%E2%80%99s-Abu-Sir-may-lead
https://egyptindependent.com/egypt-discovers-suspected-remains-of-one-lost-solar-temple/
https://www.thenationalnews.com/mena/egypt/2022/07/31/egyptologists-unearth-remains-of-ancient-sun-temple-believed-to-have-been-lost/
https://www.newsweek.com/long-lost-egyptian-sun-temple-found-after-4500-years-1730508
https://www.ansamed.info/ansamed/en/news/sections/generalnews/2022/08/05/archaeology-egyptian-sun-temple-from-fifth-dynasty-found_79148881-3ffe-425c-99fe-1eef06df130f.html
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/02/another-sun-temple-discovered-at-abu-gurob/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10717-220805-egypt-ra-temple

Restoration of the 'gold compartment' in Luxor's Temple of Habu is now complete:

https://egyptindependent.com/photos-restoration-of-gold-compartment-at-the-temple-of-habu-in-luxor-completed/

Zahi Hawass is waiting until October to reveal how Tutankhamun died:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/118095/Egyptologist-Zahi-Hawass-to-announce-how-Tutankhamun-died-next-October
https://dailynewsegypt.com/2022/08/06/zahi-hawass-to-announce-how-tutankhamun-died-this-october/

Feature on 'tomb raiders' in Gourna:

https://elpais.com/eps/2022-07-24/saqueadores-de-tumbas-en-el-antiguo-egipto.html

Feature on private tombs in various periods of ancient Egyptian history:

https://smarthistory.org/private-tombs-and-items-afterlife/

... and Egyptian beliefs in the afterlife:

https://smarthistory.org/reframing-art-history/ancient-egyptian-religious-life-and-afterlife/

Feature on ancient Egyptian food prohibitions:

https://www.asor.org/anetoday/2022/08/ancient-egyptian-food-prohibitions

Feature on queens of Ptolemaic Alexandria:

https://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/50/1207/472539/AlAhram-Weekly/Heritage/Queens-of-Ptolemaic-Alexandria-%E2%80%94-II.aspx

That 'pregnant mummy' who also suffered from nasopharyngeal cancer revealed by a CT scan is now said not to be pregnant:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/64750
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/05/the-pregnant-mummy-from-warsaw-reassessed-not-pregnant/
https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/07/egypts-mysterious-pregnant-mummy-most-likely-died-cancer-scientists-say

Evidence of Bronze Age (maybe) smelting workshops from Iran's Kerman province:

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/475232/Traces-of-Bronze-Age-smelting-workshops-discovered-in-southern

Monsoons revealed remains of a 19th century bathing establishment in southern Iran:

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/475313/Monsoon-flood-uncovers-public-bathhouse-in-southern-Iran

More on the possible find of the location of Natounia in Iraq:

https://www.archaeology.org/news/10697-220720-iraq-natounia-fortress

We're reading that Linear Elamite script may have been figured out:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/have-scholars-finally-deciphered-a-mysterious-ancient-script-180980497/

... and using AI to work on cuneiform tablets now:

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg25533981-400-how-the-secrets-of-ancient-cuneiform-texts-are-being-revealed-by-ai/

Pre-Pottery Neolithic structures from the Gre Filla Hoyuk site in Diarybakir:

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/culture/over-2-600-artifacts-unearthed-in-gre-filla-southeastern-turkiye/2653400
https://arkeonews.net/a-special-structure-contemporary-to-gobeklitepe-found-at-gre-filla-hoyuk-in-eastern-turkey/

Persian-era plaster walls from the excavations at Zeyve Hoyuk in central Turkey:

https://arkeonews.net/persian-era-plaster-walls-were-discovered-during-excavations-at-zeyve-hoyuk-in-central-turkey/

A 1700 years bp amphora from the Diyarbakir excavations:

https://www.dailysabah.com/life/history/rare-1700-year-old-vase-found-for-1st-time-in-diyarbakir-excavations

An overview of archaeology in Turkiye for the month of July:

https://turkisharchaeonews.net/article/july-2022-turkish-archaeology

More on the find of a possible 'summer home' of Genghis Khan's grandson in Turkiye:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/ancient-palace-possibly-built-by-hulagu-khan-1234635647/

Feature on the Karahan Tepe (prehistoric) site:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/karahan-tepe-the-sister-site-to-gobekli-tepe/144272

Feature on legends about what is under Hagia Sophia:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/08/03/what-lies-hidden-under-hagia-sophia/

Some hype for the annual archaeological conference in Jordan:

https://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/jordan-archaeology-conference-sheds-light-fragments-antiquity

Latest finds from Shiloh include five Talmudic-era storage vessels:

https://www.israelhayom.com/2022/08/02/great-jugs-five-talmudic-era-storage-vessels-unearthed-in-shiloh/
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/357603

Just in time for Tisha Be'av, archaeologists have determined the location where the Roman army positioned its ballistae when attacking Jerusalem:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-714108
https://www.timesofisrael.com/proving-josephus-research-on-roman-ballistics-confirms-second-temple-battle-account/
https://www.jewishpress.com/news/jewish-news/archaeological-proof-found-for-location-of-roman-ballista-that-attacked-jerusalem-in-70-ce-siege/2022/08/07/

IDF soldiers worked on uncovering/restoring remains of a 1500 years bp convent accidentally damaged by their operations:

https://www.timesofisrael.com/soldiers-restore-1500-year-old-site-of-ancient-convent-accidentally-damaged-by-idf/
https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-713620
https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/2022-08-01/ty-article-magazine/israeli-soldiers-accidentally-discover-byzantine-convent-while-training-for-second-time/00000182-5892-d739-afe2-5cbf730c0000
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/357428
https://www.israelhayom.com/2022/08/01/idf-shooting-drill-leads-to-archaeological-discovery/
https://www.ynetnews.com/travel/article/rjneshb6c
https://greekcitytimes.com/2022/08/02/byzantine-era-nunnery-israeli/
https://greekcitytimes.com/2022/08/02/byzantine-era-nunnery-israeli/
https://www.algemeiner.com/2022/08/01/idf-soldiers-dig-up-1500-year-old-nuns-convent-in-military-zone/

More on the Second Temple era mikveh and villa revealed near the Western Wall:

https://www.livescience.com/elevator-western-wall-reveals-archaeology

Not sure what's going on here but the Palestinian Authority has declared the Tel Aroma site a National Archaeological Park:

https://www.jewishpress.com/news/eye-on-palestine/fayyad-plan/pa-declares-hasmonean-era-fortress-in-samaria-a-national-archaeological-park/2022/08/03/
https://www.israelhayom.com/2022/08/03/palestinians-announce-plans-to-build-park-on-ancient-jewish-site/

Feature on Ezra:

https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-artifacts/dead-sea-scrolls/who-was-ezra/

A Saudi/French team has revealed 2nd/3rd century finds from the Farasan Islands:

https://gulfnews.com/world/gulf/saudi/saudi-arabia-unveils-archaeological-finds-1.89738098
https://english.aawsat.com/home/article/3799411/discoveries-roman-era-made-saudi-arabias-farasan-island
https://english.alarabiya.net/life-style/art-and-culture/2022/08/04/Saudi-French-archaeology-team-unearth-new-rare-discoveries-in-Farasan-Islands
https://english.news.cn/20220804/dc491d2623c64c5195b6925c39eaa034/c.html

Latest finds from the Qusairat Aad site in Saudi Arabia (date?) were revealed this week:

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1974031/saudi-arabia

Digging has resumed at Saudi Arabia's Zubala site (Abbasid-era):

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1955296/saudi-arabia

More on the Neolithic finds from Al-Faw:

https://arkeonews.net/a-rock-cut-temple-and-inscriptions-from-the-neolithic-period-discovered-in-saudi-arabia/

Feature on Murdhi Jalbakh Al-Fahiqi's work finding sites and petroglyphs in Saudi Arabia:

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2042571/saudi-arabia

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https://thisweekintheancientneareast.podbean.com/

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Finds from a 'middle class' dwelling (the house of the Lararium) in Pompeii include glass dishes and the like:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-pompeii-highlight-middle-class-life-doomed.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/06/discoveries-in-pomeiis-reveal-lives-of-lower-and-middle-classes
https://www.ansa.it/english/news/lifestyle/arts/2022/08/06/middle-class-home-comes-to-light-in-pompeii_9fbc6111-a291-444e-a20a-ce402c83672b.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/new-pompeii-finds-highlight-middle-class-life-in-doomed-city/2022/08/06/194e5e6a-1594-11ed-8482-06c1c84ce8f2_story.html
https://apnews.com/article/science-italy-39ee525c2fa6e01513a59ef8638d1600
https://www.startribune.com/new-pompeii-finds-highlight-middle-class-life-in-doomed-city/600196265/
https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/pompeii-discoveries-shed-light-middle-class-life-2022-08-06/
https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireStory/pompeii-finds-highlight-middle-class-life-doomed-city-88035606
https://www.dailysabah.com/life/history/pompeii-discoveries-give-insight-on-middle-class-in-ancient-rome
https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/europe/300655854/new-pompeii-discoveries-highlight-middleclass-life-in-doomed-italian-city
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/64811

Bosporan kingdom coins from Phanagoria:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/coin-hoard-discovery-hints-at-prosperity-of-black-sea-region-during-medieval-times/144335

Evidence of a 1st/2nd century Roman oyster farm type thing from Venice (Italian):

https://www.ilprimatonazionale.it/cultura/antichi-romani-ghiotti-di-ostriche-scoperto-allevamento-del-i-secolo-a-c-a-venezia-240698/
https://www.scienzenotizie.it/2022/08/03/incredibile-scoperta-a-venezia-allevamento-di-ostriche-di-epoca-romana-individuato-nella-laguna-0558600

A relief depicting the story of Actaeon from Prusias ad Hypium:

https://arkeonews.net/a-marble-block-depicting-the-mythological-story-of-actaeon-who-was-killed-by-his-dogs-was-found-in-the-ancient-city-of-prusias-ad-hypium/

Finds from various periods (mostly early empire?) including a bronze votive uterus and 3000 coins from San Casciano dei Bagni:

https://www.ansa.it/english/news/2022/08/04/sacred-treasure-found-in-san-casciano-roman-baths_9ad7d283-a0ce-49ad-95d9-a9354348c799.html
https://www.ilgiornaleditalia.it/news/cultura/393874/incredibile-ritrovamento-archeologico-a-san-casciano-tesero-emerge-dalle-acque-del-tempio-etrusco.html
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/64787

Week 3 of the dig diary of the excavations at Zominthos:

https://www.archaeological.org/zominthos-2022-week-3/

... and week 4:

https://www.archaeological.org/zominthos-2002-week-4/

Some interesting experimental archaeology relating to sailing in the ancient Mediterranean:

https://www.haaretz.com/science-and-health/2022-08-02/ty-article-magazine/.premium/israeli-replica-of-a-2-400-year-old-ship-solves-ancient-mediterranean-mystery/00000182-5e1f-dc5c-a78b-7f7fd5140000

A Roman site near Bicester might be lost to a housing development:

https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/20596090.early-roman-settlement-near-bicester-taken-housing-development/
https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/20596092.early-roman-settlement-near-bicester-taken-housing-development/

The Scarborough Roman villa site has been reburied:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-62406644

More on the 'zodiac coin' of Antoninus Pius recovered off the coast of Israel

https://www.livescience.com/ancient-roman-luna-coin-found-israel/
https://english.alarabiya.net/life-style/art-and-culture/2022/07/26/Israeli-archaeologists-unveil-rare-1-900-year-old-Roman-era-coin
https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancient-cultures/ancient-israel/roman_luna_coin/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10711-220801-israel-bronze-coin

Adrienne Mayor on the use of 'acoustic weapons' in ancient warfare:

https://theconversation.com/from-whistling-arrows-and-trumpeting-elephants-to-battle-cries-and-eerie-horns-ancient-soldiers-used-sound-to-frighten-and-confuse-their-enemies-182116
https://phys.org/news/2022-08-ancient-soldiers-enemies.html

Feature on Christie Vogler's work in various archaeological contexts:

https://www.lynchburg.edu/2022/08/history-professor-digs-beyond-her-discipline/

Feature on USCDonsife's dig at Megiddo (with a Roman spin: I think we mentioned this):

https://dornsife.usc.edu/news/stories/3745/romans-at-armageddon/

Feature on UCincinnati's dig at Tharros:

https://www.cincinnati.com/in-depth/news/2022/08/04/uc-classics-students-dig-tharros-ancient-city-from-3000-years-ago/10095410002/

Brief item on Vassilis Lambrinoudakis' work on Asclepian sanctuaries:

https://www.ekathimerini.com/culture/1190552/connecting-ancient-asclepieia/

Rethinking why Roman dice may have been 'rigged':

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-early-romans-lopsided-dice.html
https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/2022-07-31/ty-article/archaeologists-discover-why-ancient-roman-dice-were-so-dodgy/00000182-53d9-d2c3-a5a3-57d9afe80000
https://www.zmescience.com/science/news-science/why-ancient-romans-used-sketchy-lopsided-dice-to-gamble-and-play-board-games/
https://www.iflscience.com/why-were-ancient-roman-dice-so-janky-a-new-study-provides-a-divine-explanation-64760

The Kasta tomb at Amphipolis might open to visitors by the end of 2022:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/07/31/amphipolis-tomb-open-end-2022/

Hopes for Roman finds at a dig just getting underway at Faversham:

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/faversham/news/roman-artefacts-set-to-be-found-at-2-500-home-site-271345/

Feature on the 'magic sphere of Helios-Apollo':

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/the-magic-sphere-of-helios-apollo/144286

Feature on the tomb of the Griffin Warrior:

https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/history-and-civilisation/2022/08/this-3500-year-old-tomb-held-the-treasures-of-greeces-griffin-warrior

Feature on Roman latrines:

https://english.elpais.com/culture/2022-08-05/cacator-cave-malum-what-collective-latrines-teach-us-about-ancient-rome.html
https://elpais.com/babelia/2022-08-03/cacator-cave-malum-lo-que-las-letrinas-colectivas-ensenan-sobre-la-roma-antigua.html

Feature on the Roman remains at 'Dwarf's Hill' which inspired J.R.R. Tolkien:

https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/magical-roman-ruins-inspired-tolkiens-24641136

Feature on women in ancient Rome:

https://www.history.com/news/women-ancient-rome

Feature on Asia under the Seleucids:

https://neoskosmos.com/en/2022/08/02/features/asia-under-the-seleucids-a-hellenic-empire/

Feature on preferential seating at the Roman amphitheatre at Pergamon:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/08/05/vip-seats-in-pergamon-arena-set-apart-for-rich-famous/

Feature on Diogenes the Cynic:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/08/04/greek-philosopher-diogenes-the-cynic-the-first-anarchist/

Feature on ancient Greek dogs:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/08/05/ancient-greeks-love-dogs/

A 3d reconstruction of the Parthenon:

https://greekcitytimes.com/2022/08/03/the-parthenon-3d-reconstruction/

Early in the week we were reading that the British Museum was open to a 'partnership' with Greece regarding the Parthenon Sculptures:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/jul/31/british-museum-calls-for-parthenon-partnership-greece-marbles
https://neoskosmos.com/en/2022/07/31/news/greece/hope-that-parthenon-marbles-may-return-to-greece/
https://neoskosmos.com/en/2022/07/31/news/british-museum-deputy-director-seeks-a-parthenon-partnership-with-greece-on-the-marbles/
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1190349/british-museum-floats-parthenon-partnership/
https://greekreporter.com/2022/07/31/british-museum-exec-parthenon-partnership-elgin-marbles/
https://www.thenationalherald.com/british-museum-offers-vague-deal-for-parthenon-marbles-return/
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/08/01/british-museum-proposes-new-parthenon-partnership-with-greece-in-bid-to-end-deadlock-over-marbles

... but it eventually was revealed they were still talking about a 'loan':

https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/47521-british-museum-offers-only-to-loan-athens-parthenon-marbles-to-greece.html

... even though reunification of the sculptures is "an international demand":

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/aug/05/pressure-builds-on-british-museum-to-return-parthenon-marbles
https://www.ekathimerini.com/news/1190411/reunification-of-parthenon-sculptures-an-international-demand/
https://greekreporter.com/2022/08/02/reunification-parthenon-marbles-international-demand/
https://greekherald.com.au/news/acropolis-museum-director-reunification-of-parthenon-marbles-an-international-demand/

... so it appears Greece will be rejecting this (again):

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/08/01/no-end-elgin-marbles-dispute-sight-greece-rejects-loan-deal/

Feature on when Elgin removed the sculptures:

https://greekreporter.com/2022/08/05/1801-when-lord-elgin-removed-the-first-sculptures-from-parthenon-to-take-to-england/
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http://romanarc.blogspot.com/

Rogueclassicism:

http://rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Highway construction in Hungary has revealed a Bronze Age burial site:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/bronze-age-treasures-found-in-burial-site/144265
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/64778

Latest 'race' to save a site (an Iron Age site in Orkney) from the sea:

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-scotland-62408106

A metal detectorist found a 9th/10th century 'memorial penny' pendant near King's Lynn:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-62325754

The dig at Shrewsbury Castle hasn't confirmed whether there are remains of a Norman wooden tower there:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-62411996

Dutch fishermen hauled up a 17th century wooden head sculpture:

https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2022/08/shrimp-fishers-catch-pristine-17th-century-wooden-head/

A 400 years bp fully loaded shipwreck in a river near Trave (Germany):

https://arkeonews.net/extraordinary-discovery-for-the-western-baltic-sea-region-a-400-year-old-shipwreck-found-at-bottom-of-german-river/

A dig is under way at the Soulton Hall site (16th century and earlier):

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-62448137

More on that 13th century shipwreck off the Dorset coast:

https://hyperallergic.com/751818/archaeologists-discover-englands-oldest-surviving-shipwreck/
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2022/07/earliest-english-medieval-shipwreck.html

More on challenges to the claims that Bluetooth is buried in Poland:

https://www.independent.ie/world-news/is-danish-king-who-gave-his-name-to-bluetooth-buried-in-poland-41879954.html

More on human remains from the site of the Battle of Waterloo:

https://www.eureporter.co/world/belgium-world/2022/08/02/unknown-soldier-of-waterloo-brought-to-light-by-military-veterans-2/

More on the pristine 19th century cobalt mine site in Cheshire:

https://the-past.com/news/cobalt-mine-time-capsule-uncovered-in-cheshire/

More on the Dinas Dinlle hillfort excavations:

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/gallery/11-pictures-dinas-dinlle-hill-24684218
https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/archaeologists-unearth-hill-forts-historic-24684101

A project to find out more about Queen Cynethryth:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/archaeologists-hunt-for-clues-on-lost-anglo-saxon-queen/144246
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/02/englands-lost-queen-new-hunt-for-clues-at-saxon-abbey/

Pondering the reburial of Abbot John at St Alban's Cathedral:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-62346585
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-62330723

Funding for repairs to Becket's Chapel in Wymondham:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-62408930

Heritage status for Padua's 14th century frescoes:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/64765

Surveys of sites threatened by erosion are underway in Scotland:

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cedlnqq115yo

Feature on pre-Roman Scotland:

https://www.thenational.scot/news/20590006.pre-roman-scotland-advanced-society-not-hollywood-depiction/
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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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A 4000 years bp burial ground and shell tool site from a national park in Taiwan:

https://arkeonews.net/archaeologists-have-discovered-a-4000-year-old-burial-ground-and-shell-tool-processing-site-in-taiwan/

The Ta'er temple in Suoyang City has been dated to the Sui and Tang dynasties:

http://www.china.org.cn/china/Off_the_Wire/2022-08/05/content_78359047.htm
https://english.news.cn/20220805/cb6e83ba4d744754ac99b4460afcd052/c.html

A study of corrosion on iron objects from a Song Dynasty shipwreck:

https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=59661

Feature on Neolithic finds from Chifeng:

https://global.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202208/04/WS62eb1d90a310fd2b29e7030e.html

Feature on assorted investigations into the origins of Chinese civilization:

http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2022-08/04/content_78356756.htm

More on the cowrie shell octopus lures from the Mariana Islands:

https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/960308
https://www.saipantribune.com/index.php/marianas-octopus-lures-found-to-be-oldest-in-the-world/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10712-220802-mariana-islands-octopus

10000 years bp petroglyphs from Andhra Pradesh:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/visakhapatnam/more-than-10000-year-old-paintings-found/articleshow/93281021.cms
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/discovery-of-rock-paintings-could-lead-to-a-bigger-pre-historic-site-in-srikakulam/article65731584.ece

A bronze object (a 'buddha pendant') of undetermined date from Mohenjo Daro:

https://www.dawn.com/news/1703242/antique-object-surfaces-during-recent-rainfall-in-mohenjo-daro
https://theprint.in/world/unique-buddha-pendant-discovered-at-mohenjo-daro-after-heavy-downpour/1070581/
https://www.theweek.in/wire-updates/international/2022/08/05/fes29-pak-pendant-discovery.html
https://www.dailypioneer.com/2022/world/unique----buddha-pendant--discovered-at-mohenjo-daro-after-heavy-downpour.html

Vague item on the find of a gold earring (maybe ... date?) from a site in Vembakottai:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/gold-ornament-found-at-vembakottai-excavation-site/article65717553.ece

A study suggests that a 'village deity' in Tamil Nadu is actually Buddha:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/after-archaeological-probe-hc-says-tamil-nadu-temple-is-buddhist-site/articleshow/93333199.cms
https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2022/aug/04/idol-in-salem-hindu-temple-identified-as-buddha-2483828.html

Concerns over construction at the Bamiyan Buddhas site:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/02/fears-over-building-works-at-afghan-buddhas-of-bamiyan-site

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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
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Assorted 19th century finds from a site in Melbourne:

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/melbourne-s-own-pompeii-buried-neighbourhood-found-in-bennetts-lane-20220805-p5b7hv.html
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NORTH AMERICA
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Not sure about this 37 000 years bp mammoth butchering site in New Mexico:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-mexico-mammoths-evidence-early-humans.html
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/08/03/when-did-humans-settle-north-america/10223278002/
https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/mammoth-bones-ghost-footprints-add-heated-debate-first-humans-north-am-rcna40238
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/new-mexico-mammoths-among-best-evidence-for-early-humans-in-north-america/144343

cf: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2022.903795/full

Study suggests humans were in the area around Alberta's oil sands some 13 000 - 11 000 years bp:

https://globalnews.ca/news/9027976/scientists-research-first-humans-alberta-canada-oilsands/

More on the 12 000 years bp 'ghost footprints' from Utah:

https://www.livescience.com/human-ghost-footprints-utah
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/03/science/utah-footprints-tracks.html
https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/05/world/utah-ice-age-human-footprints-discovery-scn/index.html
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-find-12000-year-old-human-footprints-in-utah-180980526/

Latest from the ongoing work at Cahokia:

https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/626821378?fbclid=IwAR3472YzF2JyIer-3UE2IMz_oGFY6dRb-S8iGnpdmzSCIqKQprr3dD6vYu0#image-2
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2022/07/north-plaza-in-cahokia-was-likely.html

Plenty of finds under a 300 years bp home in Massachusetts:

https://local12.com/news/around-the-web/historic-david-tilden-house-artifacts-canton-massachusetts-built-1725-300-years-old-excavation-preservation-living-history-center-whdh-boston-historical-society-archaeologists

Burials of 13 possible Hessian soldiers in Red Bank Battlefield Park:

https://today.rowan.edu/news/2022/08/red-bank-battlefield.html
https://phys.org/news/2022-08-hessian-unearthed-revolutionary-war-site.html
https://www.livescience.com/hessian-mass-grave-revolutionary-war/
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/02/science/archaeology-revolutionary-war-red-bank.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/hessian-remains-unearthed-at-revolutionary-war-battle-site/2022/08/02/d0530f34-126f-11ed-8482-06c1c84ce8f2_story.html
https://apnews.com/article/science-travel-parks-national-climate-and-environment-ae3c3ab223cb24e6ccefd2ddbd680e65
https://www.startribune.com/hessian-remains-unearthed-at-revolutionary-war-battle-site/600194989/
https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/hessian-remains-unearthed-revolutionary-war-battle-site-87804104
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/revolutionary-war-remains-found-new-jersey-red-bank-battlefield-park/
https://whyy.org/articles/nj-gloucester-american-revolution-battlefield-hessian-remains-discovered/
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/08/02/revolutionary-war-hessian-soldiers-human-remains/10214782002/
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-uncover-remains-hessian-soldiers-revolutionary-war-red-bank-battlefield-180980518/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/10714-220803-revolutionary-war-grave

Optically stimulated luminescence dating has place some rock piles in the Catskills to the mid 16th century:

https://www.timesunion.com/hudsonvalley/catskills/article/Native-creations-Mysterious-Woodstock-rock-17347883.php

Plans to preserve farmland associated with the New Market Heights Battlefield:

https://www.myplainview.com/news/article/Farmland-where-Civil-War-battle-occurred-to-be-17341190.php

Feature on the UNC/UPenn dig at the Pumpkin Lake Mound site:

https://www.magnoliastatelive.com/2022/07/31/the-mystery-of-pumpkin-lake-archaeology-students-study-indian-mound-site/
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/mississippi/articles/2022-08-07/archaeology-students-study-indian-mound-site-in-mississippi

Feature on Tom Leveille and his work on 'privy digs':

https://alextimes.com/2022/08/to-dig-or-not-to-dig/

Feature on the Flannery O'Connor home in Milledgeville:

https://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-news/andalusia-the-georgia-home-of-flannery-oconnor-in-milledgeville-is-proclaimed-a-national-historical-landmark/ZZQVIV7OQNEH5HZCDBH7MOIA5A/

Feature on a dig at a site in Westchester County (NY) associated with one of the regions first Black entrepreneurs:

https://www.cbsnews.com/newyork/news/archeological-dig-in-suburban-rye-revealing-clues-about-one-of-westchester-countys-first-black-entrepreneurs/

Something about a slave associated with the creation of Jack Daniel's:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/15/dining/jack-daniels-whiskey-slave-nearest-green.html

Feature on the 'three sisters':

https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220801-the-sacred-sisters-of-ancient-america

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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A 7th/8th century crypt in Tonina contains cremation burials believed to have been used in the creation of pelota balls:

https://www.inah.gob.mx/boletines/11390-en-tonina-chiapas-una-cripta-prehispanica-revela-ritos-de-cremacion-de-sus-gobernantes
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-62391543
https://sports.yahoo.com/mexican-archaeologists-discover-pre-hispanic-085156556.html
https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/article-713881
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/08/maya-crypt-contains-cremation-burials-used-for-making-rubber-balls-in-ritual-ball-games/144250
http://www.archaeology.org/news/10713-220802-maya-ball-game

Three colonial-era burials on top of a pre-hispanic temple in Peru:

https://www.rfi.fr/en/international-news/20220805-three-colonial-era-burials-found-in-pre-hispanic-peru-sanctuary
https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20220805-three-colonial-era-burials-found-in-pre-hispanic-peru-sanctuary
https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/three-colonial-era-burials-found-in-pre-hispanic-peru-sanctuary-175915

Feature on finds from the Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas shipwreck:

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/maravillas-bahamas-shipwreck-treasure-scn/index.html
https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/62433043

A researcher has identified a 400 years bp yeast used to make mid 16th century beer in Ecuador:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-year-old-ecuadoran-beer-resurrected-yeast.html
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-04/scientist-discovers-400-year-old-beer-yeast/101301176

Feature on the Otankah site and what it reveals about Maya sailing skills:

https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/oxtankah-archaeological-site-maya-sailors/

Feature on Tikal:

https://www.livescience.com/tikal-temples-maya-civilization
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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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Latest search for hidden 'Nazi gold' in Poland:

https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/1055/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/1055/pub/1055/page/39/article/NaN

A copy of the Book of St Albans has been digitized:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/01/one-of-the-worlds-finest-medieval-manuscripts-digitised/j

... as have a pile of North American glacier records:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-rare-glacier-notebooks-digitally.html

cf: https://cudl.colorado.edu/luna/servlet/CUB~32~32

A Charlotte Bronte manuscript is 'back home':

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11082947/Charlotte-Bronte-manuscript-returned-home-200-years-written.html
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/aug/07/why-charlotte-brontes-tiny-1m-pamphlet-proves-that-little-things-mean-a-lot

... as is an 800 years bp Glastonbury Bible page:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-62421929

Feature on Katharine Wright:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/katharine-wright-5-ways-she-ensured-the-wright-brothers-made-history

Feature on ancient explorers in various cultures:

https://bigthink.com/the-past/voyagers-china-greece-scandinavia/

Feature on Jesuit history:

https://www.americamagazine.org/arts-culture/2022/08/05/jesuits-history-suppression-243462

Feature on animals in various ancient cultures:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/what-the-animal-kingdom-meant-to-ancient-societies

Feature on conserving an 18th century portrait and associated waistcoast:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/64758

Feature on how various cultures saw five constellations:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/interpreting-5-ancient-constellations-across-cultures

Feature on the Real Gabinete Portugues de Lectura:

https://elpais.com/cultura/2022-08-02/la-nueva-vida-de-una-de-las-bibliotecas-mas-bellas-del-mundo.html

Feature on tornadoes in Indigenous myths:

https://www.nhpr.org/environment/2022-08-05/outside-inbox-how-do-tornadoes-feature-in-indigenous-myths

Feature on the history of heels:

https://www.fastcompany.com/90775177/the-long-history-of-heels-from-a-symbol-of-mens-power-to-womens-burden

Feature on the history of the guitar pick:

https://www.premierguitar.com/gear/the-surprisingly-long-history-of-the-guitar-pick

Feature on 'prairie madness':

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/prairie-madness-study-silence-great-plains

Three Picassos have been discovered over the past three months:

https://www.france24.com/en/culture/20220722-the-tip-of-the-iceberg-three-picasso-artworks-discovered-in-three-months

Feature on some mock epitaphs by Sir Walter Raleigh and assorted others:

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/newly-discovered-mock-epitaphs-by-sir-walter-ralegh-and-other-elizabethan-courtiers-commentary-carlo-m-bajetta/

On a violin that survived the sinking of the Titanic:

https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/instruments/violin/titanic-survived-history/

Pondering whether Henry VIII had brain injuries:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/mind/could-brain-injuries-explain-king-henry-viiis-tyrant-behavior

Feature on Venetian bookbinding:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/venice-traditional-bookbinding

Something about a colonial-era land deal in Malaysia:

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/3185847/malaysia-wont-budge-inch-over-sabah-philippine-heirs-chase-us15
https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/health-environment/article/3186447/why-are-philippine-heirs-sultan-clashing-malaysia-over

Researchers have confirmed a tsantsa (shrunken head) from South America is human remains:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-international-museum-shrunken-human.html
https://www.sciencealert.com/not-all-museum-shrunken-heads-are-the-real-deal-this-method-could-tell-us-which-are#l6exw8vk1ootrnra2pb

More on xrays revealing a Van Gogh self portrait:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/the-sciences/x-rays-reveal-surprise-van-gogh-self-portrait

More on recreating ancient perfumes:

https://elpais.com/cultura/2022-07-26/dora-goldsmith-la-egiptologa-que-ha-reconstruido-uno-de-los-perfumes-mas-antiguos-del-mundo.html

Review of Alec Nevala-Lee, *Inventor of the Future*:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/02/books/review/nevala-lee-inventor-future.html
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CURRENT EVENTS:
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Beowulf is the latest epic to get press attention for a university trigger warning:

https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/1056/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/1056/pub/1056/page/27/article/NaN

... and divine healings content:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/08/02/university-gives-history-students-trigger-warning-graphic-miracles/

All sorts of controversy (apparently) at the Philip Schuyler Mansion in Albany:

https://www.wamc.org/news/2022-08-03/history-is-never-settled-at-the-schuyler-mansion-in-albany

John Audubon's slave-owning past is being scrutinized:

https://phys.org/news/2022-08-misdeeds-john-james-audubon-home.html

Feature on the smallpox vaccine:

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220725-the-mystery-virus-that-protects-against-monkeypox
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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Fall of the Roman Empire:

https://www.dw.com/en/what-led-to-the-downfall-of-the-roman-empire/a-62670728
https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/07/us/assateague-feral-horses-origin-scn-trnd/index.html

Nike:

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/pg/photo-gallery/turkiyes-izmir-archeology-museums-august-theme-nike/0
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/culture/greek-goddess-of-victory-nike-makes-triumphant-return-at-turkish-museum/2653519
https://www.dailysabah.com/life/history/ancient-goddess-nike-artifacts-return-to-izmir-museum

Chroma:

https://neoskosmos.com/en/2022/08/04/life/chroma-ancient-sculpture-reconstructed-in-colour-at-the-met/

Modigliani:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/05/modigliani-up-close-opens-at-the-barnes-in-october/

Roman Rubbish:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/aug/05/life-in-litter-mariana-castillo-deballs-remarkable-roman-rubbish

Harlem Hellfighters time capsule:

https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Time-capsule-reveals-trove-of-Harlem-Hellfighters-17351711.php
https://dailygazette.com/2022/08/04/harlem-hell-fighters-time-capsule-unveiled-in-saratoga-springs/

Duke excavations at Vulci:

https://today.duke.edu/2022/06/digital-exhibit-reveals-buried-roman-era-secrets-uncovered-duke-archeologists

Taiwan's National Palace museum is making plans to evacuate its artifacts:

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/art-industry-news-taiwan-national-palace-museum-iraqi-artists-berlin-biennale-2154182

Feature on the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and its statue of Menkaure:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/118119/Egyptian-Museum-in-Tahrir-houses-unique-group-statue-of-King

Pondering African sculptures at the Barnes:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/05/arts/design/isaac-julien-barnes-review-locke-barthe-art.html

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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In case you missed the DNA links from domesticated horses to a early 16th century Spanish settlement on Hispaniola:

https://phys.org/news/2022-07-oldest-dna-domesticated-american-horse.amp
https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2022/08/06/chincoteague-ponies-spanish-shipwreck-dna/

More on the dig at Arthur's Stone (not sure if any results are being announced yet):

https://phys.org/news/2022-07-archaeologists-tomb-linked-king-arthur.html

More on herpes simplex and Bronze Age kissing:

https://www.livescience.com/herpes-cold-sore-virus-bronze-age-roots/
https://www.sciencealert.com/herpes-that-causes-cold-sores-has-been-blistering-humans-for-thousands-of-years

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TOURISTY THINGS
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Derrynaflan Island:

https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220731-irelands-priceless-treasure-hidden-by-monks

Cyprus:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/explore-the-wildest-corners-of-cyprus-on-a-road-trip-through-its-western-fringes

Hortillonnages of Amiens:

https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220728-the-ancient-french-town-of-floating-gardens

Byzantine churches of Thessaloniki:

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-health-travel-religion-greece-7028ebc7d05921bd82759a27e89560f4

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PERFORMANCES AND MUSIC RELATED
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Oberammergau:

https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2022/08/oberammergau-passion-play-german-jewish-history/671026/

A new record label for forgotten female composers:

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/aug/07/new-record-label-raises-profile-of-forgotten-female-composers

Some productions at the Shaw and Stratford:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/04/theater/stratford-festival-shaw-festival-canada.html

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CRIME BEAT
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Latest in the Louvre Abu Dhabi antiquities scandal:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-louvre-abu-dhabi-is-rocked-by-antiquities-trafficking-scandal
https://news.yahoo.com/louvre-abu-dhabi-rocked-antiquities-204117010.html
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/louvre-curator-antiquities-trafficking-2154181

Michael Steinhardt's activities have contributed to his resignation from NYU's board:

https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/article-713998
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/357668
https://www.jta.org/2022/08/04/united-states/citing-stolen-antiquities-scandal-michael-steinhardt-resigns-from-nyu-board

A German national has been sentenced for looting Dacian artifacts:

https://universul.net/german-national-sentenced-for-looting-ancient-dacian-gold-artefacts/
https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2022/08/04/dacian-treasure-looting-case-german-national-handed-final-sentence-for-trafficking-thousands-of-archaeological-items--959848

On using 'deep learning' in the fight against the illicit antiquities trade:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-15965-2

More on that British national being freed after being accused of smuggling potsherds in Iraq:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-somerset-62370626
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11066841/British-geologist-66-reunited-family-jailed-Iraq.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/briton-leaves-iraq-after-antiquities-conviction-quashed/2022/07/31/3a832d3e-10eb-11ed-8482-06c1c84ce8f2_story.html
https://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/3187234/british-geologist-jailed-iraq-smuggling-antiquities-freed
https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/briton-leaves-iraq-antiquities-conviction-quashed-87709339

More on Egypt sending a former MP to prison for antiquities smuggling:

https://www.arabnews.com/node/2068016/middle-east

An arrest in that fountain vandalism in Fort Plain, NY which we mentioned a couple weeks ago:

https://wnyt.com/top-stories/arrest-in-fort-plain-fountain-vandalism/
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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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The Horniman Museum is returning all of its Benin Bronzes:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/08/07/horniman-museum-return-72-benin-bronzes-nigeria/
https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/1059/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/1059/pub/1059/page/61/article/NaN

More on Oxford and Cambridge returning their Benin Bronzes:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/08/01/oxford-and-cambridge-universities-approve-returning-213-looted-benin-bronzes-to-nigeria
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/museums-watershed-moment-as-return-of-benin-bronzes-agreed-5rzfmq5fr
https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/oxford-and-cambridge-will-oversee-likely-largest-uk-repatriation-of-looted-objects-to-nigeria-1234635569/
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2022/08/03/cambridge-supports-nigerias-claim-for-return-of-benin-artefacts/

More on US returns to Mexico:

https://www.newsweek.com/hundreds-ancient-treasures-seized-customs-returned-mexico-1730760

Feature on the repatriated 'frieze of Pleasures', stolen from Maya pyramid 50 years ago:

https://elpais.com/mexico/2022-07-31/la-odisea-del-friso-de-placeres-el-enorme-trozo-de-piramide-maya-robado-en-la-selva-hace-50-anos.html

OpEd on British Museums needing to return things:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2022/08/05/museums-must-consider-returning-artefacts-taken-british-occupation/
https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/1058/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/1058/pub/1058/page/34/article/NaN
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NUMISMATICA
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Latest e-Sylum:

http://www.coinbooks.org/v25/club_nbs_esylum_v25n31.html

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

http://www.coinbooks.org/v25/club_nbs_esylum_v25n32.html

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Coin Week:

http://www.coinweek.com/

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OBITUARIES
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Athanasios Papageorgiou:

https://cyprus-mail.com/2022/08/01/highly-regarded-archaeologist-dies/

Norman Gottwald:

https://www.berkeleyside.org/2022/08/01/norman-gottwald-obituary

John C Rouman:

https://www.fosters.com/obituaries/pprt0271816

Eli N. Evans:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/02/us/eli-n-evans-dead.html

Mick Moloney:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/01/arts/music/mick-moloney-dead.html

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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

https://www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/audio-news/3197-audio-news-from-archaeologica-july-24th-through-the-30th-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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