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Fun Link for Fridays – The Lascaux Caves Animation

The Lascaux Caves Animation Click the title above for a fascinating viewpoint regarding the Lascaux Cave paintings (c. 15,000 BCE), which were found in the Dordogne region, southwestern France, in 1940. Many of the paintings seem to represent the animals in … Continue reading

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Fun Link for Fridays – The Gertrude Bell Archive

The Gertrude Bell Archive – Newcastle University Gertrude Bell set up the Baghdad Museum in Iraq (then Mesopotamia) and was single-handedly responsible for drafting legislation that would keep Mesopotamian artefacts in the country – at a time when artefacts were … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Beacon at Alexandria

I first read The Beacon at Alexandria, by Gillian bradshaw in 1999 when I was in Grade 11; it had been leant to me by my latin teacher as ‘a book that I should like’ – I didn’t just like it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ladies of the Field

Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search For Adventure, by Amanda Adams. Recently I have needed something to remind me of why I love archaeology and why I do what do.  This book has done that for me … Continue reading

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