This month is the last of the Blogging Carnival hosted very graciously by Doug’s Archaeology.
Here’s the question: “…where are you/we going with blogging or would you it like to go? I leave it up to you to choose between reflecting on you and your blog personally or all of archaeology blogging/bloggers or both. Tells us your goals for blogging. Or if you have none why that is? Tell us the direction that you hope blogging takes in archaeology.” Continue reading
It’s always refreshing to see things in a new perspective, especially ancient ruins which have been surrounded by modern buildings, sort of a past-present comparison. Here are some of the most famous sites from a different view. Continue reading
It may not look like much, but this half of a wooden disc was likely used by the Vikings to navigate the high seas, even after the sun went down. Continue reading
Well, well, well, looks like someone was a rebel before the years of sleeves and stamps. Research being done on a mummified woman has revealed a hidden tattoo dating back 1300 years ago.
A couple of ratscallions have stolen a section of a fresco depicting the goddess Artemis, from the ancient city of Pompeii. Continue reading
While doing work before the construction of a water main in West Knoyle, workers found the bodies of four iron age people, one of them being a footless woman. Continue reading
‘You shall not pass!’ is what this little idol has been saying for approximately 1,500 years. During the excavation of a tomb in Villa de Alverez in Mexico, the figure was found at the entrance of the crypt holding some kind of weapon. Continue reading