Archive for the ‘Archaeologia’ Category

King Nabopolassar, Ancient Babylonian “Archaeologist” ?

King Nabopolassar, Ancient Babylonian “Archaeologist” ?

  Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Tower of Babel, c. 1563, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (Photo in public domain) By Patrick Hunt –  Most readers of history...

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Persian Paradise Gardens: Eden and Beyond as Chahar Bagh

Persian Paradise Gardens: Eden and Beyond as Chahar Bagh

Isfahan chahar-bagh “Paradise Garden” carpet,  17th c. By Patrick Hunt “And the Lord God planted a garden in the east in Eden…The Lord God made...

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Cultural Heritage Imaging: Digital Pioneers in Archaeological Preservation

Cultural Heritage Imaging: Digital Pioneers in Archaeological Preservation

by Patrick Hunt Sennenjem Lintel, 19th Dynasty, composite interactive image using RTI specular and color information, Phoebe Hearst Museum, Berkeley, courtesy of...

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Electrum: from Ancient to Modern Meanings

Electrum: from Ancient to Modern Meanings

Baltic amber with preserved insect (work of Baltic-amber-beetle, image courtesy of Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License) by Patrick Hunt Historical...

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Soft countries make soft men: Q&A with Mike Newell, director of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Soft countries make soft men: Q&A with Mike Newell, director of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

By James Geary Mike Newell, acclaimed director of hits including Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire and Four Weddings and A Funeral, spoke to James Geary about...

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