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explorator 15.17                                   August 12, 2012
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Editor's note: Most urls should be active for at least eight
hours from the time of publication.

For your computer's protection, Explorator is sent in plain text
and NEVER has attachments. Be suspicious of any Explorator which
arrives otherwise!!!

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Thanks to Arthur Shippee, Dave Sowdon,Edward Rockstein, Kurt Theis,
John McMahon, Barnea Selavan, Joseph Lauer, Mike Ruggeri,
Geoff Roberts, Rochelle Altman, Dorothy King, Richard Campbell,
Joanne Conman, A. Landreau, Bob Heuman, Angie Telepenko, Kris Curry,
Jennifer Cosham, Rick Heli, Wendy Van Duivenvoorde, Richard C. Griffiths,
and Ross W. Sargent for headses upses thisweek (as always hoping
I have left no one out).
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EARLY HOMINIDS
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Possible new species named homo rudolfensis:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19184370
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/science/new-fossils-indicate-offshoots-in-human-family-tree.html
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/08/09/kenyan-fossils-rekindle-debate-over-early-human-diversity/
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/o-humanity-new-fossil-finds-show-a-new-human-species-roamed-paleolithic-article-1.1133030
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/09/researchers-say-theyve-discovered-new-human-species-from-fossils-in-kenya/
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-kenyan-fossils-early-human-evolution.html

… and I think this is talking about the same thing:

http://www.npr.org/2012/08/09/158501282/paleontologists-unearth-possible-pre-human-fossils

On meat eating and the development of brain capacity:

http://mg.co.za/article/2012-08-09-taste-for-meat-boosted-ancestors-brains
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/08/08/early-meat-eating-human-ancestors-thrived-while-vegetarian-hominin-died-out/

On walking upright:

http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/hominids/2012/08/becoming-human-the-evolution-of-walking-upright/

Now a volcano is being blamed (partially) for Neanderthals’ demise:

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-invisible-volcanic-ash-clues-neanderthal.html
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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*editor’s note: Ha’aretz recently went to a payfer model wherein if you
are registered, you get ten free articles a month; as might be imagined,
I go through that in about a day, so much of what I include from Ha’aretz
I know only because of the headline. I am trying to find alternate sources
for the same story, but it isn’t always possible*

Some anomalies  in Upper Egypt spotted on Google Earth might be a
pyramid complex of some sort:

http://news.discovery.com/history/lost-egyptian-pyramids-found-120810.htm
http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/12/231774.html

Feature on the Beni Hassan tombs project:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/46726/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Major-project-to-document-all-Egypts-sites-starts-.aspx


A number of severed hands have been found during excavations at Avaris:

http://www.livescience.com/22267-severed-hands-ancient-egypt-palace.html

Some Neolithic phallus thingies from Sha’ar HaGolan are now being
identified as ‘early matches’:

http://www.livescience.com/22267-severed-hands-ancient-egypt-palace.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19168047
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/ritual-error-it-s-a-match-not-a-phallus.premium-1.456922
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-neolithic-tools-clues-climate.html

cf (the actual article):

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0042213


Also on the Neolithic front, the transition from hunting to agricultural
societies
parallels the development of woodworking tools:

http://www.aftau.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=17065
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-neolithic-lumberjack.html
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-08/plos-ntp080612.php

cf (the actual article):

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0042442

A 3rd century C.E./A.D. image (relief) of a man from Susita:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/158683

A Byzantine olive press from Hod HaSharon:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/158681
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/not-just-roses-of-sharon-byzantine-olive-press-found-in-hod-hasharon.premium-1.456678



Feature on Domus Tepe:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2012/death-and-dying-in-neolithic-near-east

Latest from Tell es-Gafi:

http://gath.wordpress.com/2012/08/10/great-article-in-haaretz-about-the-dig/

cf:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/looking-for-a-wider-view-of-history-israeli-archaeologists-are-zooming-in.premium-1.457254

Feature on what is being identified as the site of ancient Hiri:

http://www.startribune.com/world/165050496.html?page=all&prepage=1&c=y#continue


Some early photos of the Kotel are now online:

http://www.israeldailypicture.com/2012/08/the-kotel-exposed-with-advent-of.html

An article  on the mosaics (and other things) from Huqoq:

http://www.bibleinterp.com/articles/fle368009.shtml


As might have been feared, sites in Syria are being damaged … e.g., the
citadel of Aleppo:

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Aug-11/184198-aleppo-citadel-hit-by-shelling-says-opposition.ashx#axzz23BbEcFXx

… in a similar vein:

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/fisk/robert-fisk-syrias-ancient-treasures-pulverised-8007768.html
http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/discovery/what-will-happen-to-syria-s-dead-cities-1.1359522


An Israeli scholar has spent three decades coming up with the definitive
version of the Bible:

http://news.yahoo.com/israeli-scholar-completes-mission-fix-bible-063009279.html

… and, of course, the Temple Mount saga continues:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/timber-israel-blamed-for-falling-trees-on-temple-mount/

More on that statue of Suppiluliuma:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/07/science/3000-year-old-turkish-king-statue-demonstrates-iron-age-creativity.html
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Plenty of coverage of a Roman shipwreck near Genoa with some intact
amphorae:

http://news.discovery.com/history/roman-shipwreck-amphorae-food-italy-120808.html
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/intact-roman-ship-found-coast-italy-article-1.1134109
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2185958/2-000-year-old-shipwreck-discovered-Italy-preserved-FOOD-intact.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19169983
http://www.batangastoday.com/2000-year-old-shipwreck-found-by-italian-police-divers-video/24159/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19153732
http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/08/13188768-roman-ship-found-laden-with-cargo?lite
http://www.theage.com.au/world/sea-gives-up-a-portrait-of-ancient-rome-20120807-23sdr.html

… and another Roman shipwreck from Antibes:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/08/2012/a-roman-shipwreck-in-the-ancient-port-of-antibes

A 4th century B.C. tomb from Paestum:

http://www.stiletv.it/index.php/news/8266/Paestum_rinvenuta_splendida_tomba_del_IV_secolo_aC._%28ESCLUSIVA%29(Italian)


They’ve located some of Vindolanda’s piping system:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-19164918

Finds from various periods at Yersonisos:

http://www.cyprus-mail.com/features/people-friendly-green-archaeology/20120812
http://www.cyprus-mail.com/yeronisos/ancient-amulets-toddlers-found-yeronisos/20120809


Plans to excavate another Thracian tumulus in Bulgaria:

http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php?id=n285021

Latest on the search for Cleopatra’s tomb:

http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/tourism/2012/8/9/44685/Fending-off-snakes-and-scorpions-Dominican-architect-seeks-Cleopatras

Josiah Ober on the Ancient Greek economy:

http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2012/08/ober_on_the_anc.html

The Acropolis Museum is looking at colorization of ancient statuary:

http://www.artmediaagency.com/en/49742/coloured-world-of-archaic-sculpture/


Hopes/plans to keep the Evesham Hoard in the county it was found:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-19151489
http://www.droitwichadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/9865471.Residents_urged_to_dig_deep_to_keep_hoard_in_the_county/

There has been a wave of ‘ancient Olympics’ posts this week; I’ve gathered
them
together here:

http://rogueclassicism.com/2012/08/10/catching-up-with-the-ancient-olympics/

… to which may be added:

http://www.history.com/news/5-myths-about-the-ancient-olympics


There’s a major fire burning near Mt Athos:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2018879418_apeugreecewildfire.html

Latest on plans to repair the Colosseum:

http://www.france24.com/en/20120730-italys-leaning-colosseum-faces-new-delay-restoration
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/officials-set-colosseum-repair-date-december-16894677

Reviews of Anthony Everitt, *Rise of Rome*:

http://www.wbur.org/npr/157668413/a-story-of-ancient-power-in-the-rise-of-rome
http://www.cleveland.com/books/index.ssf/2012/08/anthony_everitts_the_rise_of_r.html

Latest reviews from BMCR:

http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/recent.html

Visit our blog:

http://rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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Some early Christian graves near Maryport Roman Fort:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-19097827

Did a distant volcano lead to thousands of deaths in medieval London?:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/05/medieval-volcano-disaster-london-graves
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2012/08/09/thousands-of-13th-century-londoners-may-have-been-killed-by-a-distant-volcano/

A medieval silver hoard from Gotland:

http://www.thelocal.se/42422/20120804/

Remains of a medieval Jewish ‘toilet’ from Cologne:

http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-news/inscription-reveals-ancient-jewish-toilet-in-cologne.premium-1.456380

Searching for a 12th century gatehouse in Warwick:

http://www.warwickcourier.co.uk/news/local/hunt-for-remains-of-12th-century-gatehouse-1-4146501

Remains of Anglo Saxon (?) warriors found during a Salisbury plain dig:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/06/soldiers-archaeology-somerset-discovery-afghanistan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-19147035

Sixteenth-century houses found after a fire in Cowgate:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-19170017

Not sure if we mentioned this Northumberland mill dig (which began last
year):

http://www.journallive.co.uk/north-east-news/todays-news/2012/08/11/new-evidence-of-northumberland-mill-is-unearthed-61634-31600712/

Plenty of Italian castles are for sale:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443517104577573432043902926.html

Semi touristy feature on what lies beneath Paris:

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/02/world/europe/wus-france-catacombs/index.html

More on Italian earthquake data:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120803131932.htm

Archaeology in Europe Blog:

http://archaeology-in-europe.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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A section of the Great Wall of China collapsed:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9461992/Great-fall-of-China-section-of-wall-collapses.html
http://rt.com/art-and-culture/news/great-wall-china-collapse-355/

Brief item on twelve sites found in South China Sea:

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/cultural-relics-found-in-south-china-sea_790450.html

A possible pirate ship find in Tongan waters:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/tongafrenchpolynesia/9463622/Divers-find-wreck-of-legendary-pirate-treasure-ship.html
http://www.news.com.au/news/tong-shipwreck-may-be-pirate-treasure-ship-port-au-prince/story-fnelnuip-1226447132516


I thought we’d mentioned the return of Afghan artifacts by Britain already:

http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16147041,00.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/05/artefacts-returned-afghan-museum
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9453685/Afghan-treasures-repatriated.html
http://www.timesonline.com/news/world/asia/britain-returns-stolen-artifacts-to-afghanistan/article_bef15d7f-e8b3-56dc-a194-9a88678d4e38.html
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2012/08/05/afghanistan-artifacts.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19116195


East Asian Archaeology:

http://eastasiablog.wordpress.com/2010/05/20/east-asian-archaeology-cultural-heritage-%E2%80%93-2052010/

Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog:

http://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/

New Zealand Archaeology eNews:

http://www.nzarchaeology.org/netsubnews.htm
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NORTH AMERICA
================================================================
Traces of the ‘black drink’ which fueled some rituals in the 17th century
American
southeast:

http://news.discovery.com/history/vomit-drink-black-native-caffeine-120807.html#mkcpgn=rssnws1
http://www.livescience.com/22136-caffeinated-black-drink-first-city.html
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-08/uoia-rfe080112.php
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-black-scientists-evidence-ritual-caffeinated.html
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/08/early-american-caffeine-trade/


Remains of a Civil War encampment at the College of William and Mary:

http://www.startribune.com/nation/165737036.html

Excavating a 19th century community hospital site in Virginia City:

http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2012/08/08/nv--hospital-archaeology-virginia-city.html

On why yellow fever had a “green bias” in the mid-19th century US:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120806131256.htm

Evidence of an early fur trading post near Edmonton:

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/technology/Footprint+trading+fort+found+Rossdale+Flats/7060600/story.html


Feature on a Utah collector of Native American artifacts:

http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/08/05/top-utah-man-glories-collecting-native-american-artifacts

Assorted finds from a dig in Boise:

http://www.boiseweekly.com/Cobweb/archives/2012/08/10/treasures-unearthed-in-basque-block-archaeological-dig

On the origins of Mormonism:

http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2012/08/13/120813crat_atlarge_gopnik

A grant to study sites along the Potomac:

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/08/08/maryland-college-awarded-grant-to-study-potomac-river-archaeological-sites-127981

A 400 year old treaty dispute:

http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2012/08/400_years_later_a_legendary_ir.html

They’ve identified a shipwreck off Cape Henlopen:

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-shipwreck-mystery.html

The Florida Museum of Natural History’s online ceramics database might be of
use to some of our readers:

http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/histarch/gallery_types/

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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A very interesting Aztec female burial from the Templo Mayor:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/08/mexican-archaeologists-discover-aztec-burial
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Mexico-finds-100s-of-bones-in-unusual-Aztec-burial-3770075.php
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-mexico-hundreds-bones-aztec-burial.html
http://www.inah.gob.mx/index.php/boletines/17-arqueologia/6054-hallan-entierro-y-restos-de-arbol-sagrado
http://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56959#.UCer2aDJ2So

The Maya domesticated turkeys:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120809090706.htm
http://www.livescience.com/22222-ancient-mayans-domesticated-turkeys.html
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-earliest-mexican-turkeys-ancient-maya.html
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-08/uof-urd080812.php

An antiquities bust in Mexico:

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/08/09/antiquities-seized-man-arrested-in-western-mexico/

Plans to search for ‘the treasure of Lima’:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthecaribbean/costarica/9450737/British-expedition-to-Pacific-treasure-island-where-pirates-buried-their-plunder.html


More on using drones to map Peruvian sites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19111257
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-drone-ancient-peru.html

More on Mayan chocolate use:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2184350/How-Mayans-used-chocolate-sauce-food.html?ITO=1490
http://phys.org/news/2012-08-experts-mayas-chocolate-spice.html

Mike Ruggeri's Ancient Americas Breaking News:

http://goo.gl/1VdeA

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

http://ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Audio news from Archaeologica:

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/content/MP3/audnews5aug12.mp3

Although Ontario-specific, this 3d digitizing of artifacts project seems
like
it will be used elsewhere, if it isn’t already:

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-future-students-digitize-archeological-artifacts.html

Wordsworth as ‘management guru’:

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/08/09/businesses-pay-british-professor-teach-them-about-wordsworth

Medieval clerics apparently didn’t like the celibacy thing:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120806085143.htm


Fundraising kept a Manet in the UK:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2012/aug/08/ashmolean-buys-manet-mademoiselle-claus
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2012/08/08/manet-britain.html

A possible DaVinci from a Scottish farmhouse (hmmmm):

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/possible-da-vinci-painting-found-scottish-farmhouse-could-183847385.html

… and an interesting feature on arguing about authenticity in the courtroom:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/06/arts/design/when-judging-arts-authenticity-the-law-vs-the-market.html

Duke University has acquired Joshua Herschel’s papers:

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/06/duke-acquires-papers-of-abraham-joshua-heschel


BYU’s multi spectral imaging project:

http://lib.byu.edu/sites/scholarsarchive/college-of-humanities/byu-multi-spectral-imaging-project/

Crossing bison and cattle didn’t have the anticipated effects:

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-reveals-impact-historical-domestic-cattle.html

A genetic map of how North African jews fit into the picture:

http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=280344
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre8751ei-us-genetics-jews/

Evidence of a cold spell some 3000 years before the ‘Little Ice Age’:

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-cold-europe-years-ice-age.html

Not quite sure where to put this ‘chinese bear paw’ piece:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/dining/the-french-explore-the-art-of-chinese-cooking.html

The Huntington Free Library is trying to figure out what to do:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/nyregion/private-library-labors-to-be-relevant-again.html

… and a different sort of DNA thing (interesting story):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-19012179

Reviewish of several books on the depiction of (African) slaves in history:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/03/arts/design/elvis-presley-auction-books-on-depictions-of-slaves.html

Review of Craig Brown, *Hello, Goodbye, Hello”:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/06/books/hello-goodbye-hello-by-craig-brown.html

More on medieval attitudes toward greed:

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-greed-middle-ages.html


Ancient Digger:

http://www.ancientdigger.com/
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TOURISTY THINGS
================================================================
Santorini:

http://www.rrstar.com/updates/x1568953258/Lauras-Postcard-Learning-of-Greeces-ancient-citizens
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BLOGS
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About.com Archaeology:

http://archaeology.about.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

http://archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

http://planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

Time Machine:

http://heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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CRIME BEAT
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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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NUMISMATICA
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Big bucks for an 1873 US dime:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9467086/US-dime-from-1873-sells-for-1.6-million.html
http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/1873-dime-sells-for-a-pretty-penny-1-6-million-3777692.php

Latest issue of the e-Sylum:

http://www.coinbooks.org/club_nbs_esylum_v15n33.html

… and the one which will appear later today:

http://www.coinbooks.org/club_nbs_esylum_v15n34.html

Ancient Coin Collecting:

http://ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

Ancient Coins:

http://classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

Coin Week:

http://www.coinweek.com/
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EXHIBITIONS, AUCTIONS, AND MUSEUM-RELATED
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Folk Art in Four Directions:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/03/arts/design/compass-folk-art-in-four-directions-at-south-street-seaport.html

Joan Miro:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/03/arts/design/joan-miro-the-ladder-of-escape-at-national-gallery.html

Willem van Aelst:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/10/arts/design/willem-van-aelst-still-life-paintings-at-national-gallery.html

Feature on Nicosia’s Leventis Museum:

http://www.cyprus-mail.com/loukia-loizou-hadjigavriel/managing-treasure-trove/20120810

Feature on the ‘Adoration of the Magi’ at the Museum of Biblical Art:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/10/arts/design/the-adoration-of-the-magi-at-museum-of-biblical-art.html
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PERFORMANCES AND THEATRE-RELATED
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Bronte: A Portrait of Charlotte:

http://theater.nytimes.com/2012/08/06/theater/reviews/bronte-a-portrait-of-charlotte-by-alloy-theater.html

Love’s Labour’s Lost:

http://theater.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/theater/reviews/loves-labours-lost-at-hudson-valley-shakespeare-fest.html?ref=theater

Tempest:

http://theater.nytimes.com/2012/07/31/theater/reviews/the-tempest-presented-by-shakespeare-company.html

York Mystery Plays:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19180093

Coriolanus:

http://theater.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/theater/reviews/coriolanus-from-shakespeare-in-the-park-ing-lot.html

Check out our Twitter hashtag for Ancient Drama reviews:

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23ancientdrama

... and for Sword and Sandal flicks:

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23swordandsandal

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OBITUARIES
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Gene Smith:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/05/books/gene-smith-biographer-of-leaders-dies-at-83.html

Roy Bryce Laporte:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/09/nyregion/roy-bryce-laporte-who-led-black-studies-program-at-yale-dies-at-78.html

Lou Bolchazy:

http://camwsnecrologies.blogspot.com/2012/08/ladislaus-joseph-bolchazy-1937-2012.html

John Keegan:

http://www.npr.org/2012/08/07/158367338/fresh-air-remembers-military-historian-john-keegan

Jacques DesAutels:

http://cac-scec.ca/ccb/ccb18/ccb18_11.1.html

Amos Hakham:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/prime-minister-expresses-sorrow-over-the-death-of-prominent-torah-scholar-amos-hakham/
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The Book and the Spade:

http://www.radioscribe.com/bknspade.htm

Stone Pages Archaeology News:

http://news.stonepages.com/

Archaeologica Audio News:

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/AudioNews.asp

Naked Archaeology Podcast:

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/podcasts/archaeology/
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