Archive for: archaeology

Archaeology of the Law: Antonio Agustín’s Antiquarian Interests

  Mosaic Image of Justinian, 6th. c, from San Vitale, Ravenna (Image in public domain) By Andrea M. Gáldy – Archbishop Antonio Agustín y Albanel (1517-1586)...

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Alexander the Great’s Dream of the Nemeses at Smyrna

Enamel Plaque of Alexander the Great, Limoges, Colin Nouailher atelier, c. 1540, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (Photo courtesy of Nelson Atkins Museum) By...

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Turin’s Egyptian Museum

Turin’s Egyptian Museum

Egyptian Dancer painted  on limestone ostracon, XIXth Dynasty,  c. 1200 BCE, 20 x 15 cm, (Photo: P. Hunt 2012) By Patrick Hunt –  Every year for the past...

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Göbekli Tepe’s Oldest Temple in the World – an Archaeological Stone Age Site in Anatolia

Göbekli Tepe’s Oldest Temple in the World – an Archaeological Stone Age Site in Anatolia

  Göbekli Tepe, Turkey, (photo Vincent Musi for National Geographic, 2011) By  Ömer Bülent Sever Göbekli Tepe (“Stomach Hill“ in Turkish) is a unique...

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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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