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Explorator 15.12

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explorator 15.12                                 July 8, 2012
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Thanks to Arthur Shippee, Dave Sowdon, Diana Wright, Edward Rockstein,
Kurt Theis, John McMahon, Barnea Selavan, Joseph Lauer, Mike Ruggeri,
Joanne Conman, David Critchley, George Somsel, Diana Wright,
Richard Campbell, Bob Heuman, David Gonnerman, David Perlmutter,
Rochelle Altman, Richard C. Griffiths, Rick Heli,and Ross W. Sargent
for headses upses thisweek (as always hoping I have left no one out).
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EARLY HUMANS
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Evidence from Yemen suggests human habitation there some
63 000 years b.p.:

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/2012/07/early-humans-settled-in-arabia-some-55000-years-ago/1#.T_jJfZFD2So

More on sediba’s diet:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120627131931.htm
http://www.livescience.com/21218-humanity-origins-woodlands.html
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AFRICA
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Islamists have done a heck of a lot of damage to sites and
monuments in Timbuktu (the newsdaily stuff is a series):

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/02/mali-islamists-attack-world-heritage-mosques-timbuktu
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre85t04e-us-mali-crisis/
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre86008z-us-mali-crisis
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre8600ec-us-mali-crisis
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre8610jq-us-mali-crisis/
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre8620r5-us-mali-crisis-timbuktu/
http://news.yahoo.com/timbuktu-tomb-destroyers-pulverise-islams-history-151747822.html
http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2012/07/islam-vs-history#continued (some
photos)
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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We are again being told that groundwater threatens the Sphinx and
pyramids:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/46972/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Egypts-Sphinx,-Pyramids-threatened-by-groundwater,.aspx

Paper on Egyptian systems of measurement:

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033895


Plans in Egypt to develop archaeology as a ‘resource’:

http://213.158.162.45/~egyptian/index.php?action=news&id=26640&title=New%20antiquities%20project

Egypt honoured a man who foiled a theft from a mosque:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/43/46889/Heritage/Islamic/Egypts-antiquities-ministry-honours-man-who-foiled.aspx

Finds from various periods at Sidon:

http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2012/Jul-04/179284-excavations-reveal-the-forgotten-cultural-treasures-of-sidons-past.ashx#axzz1zd9xf9sL

They’re digging at Gordion:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/us-instructors-work-on-anatolias-phrygian-capital.aspx?pageID=238&nid=24842&NewsCatID=375


Ongoing concerns for Babylon:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/modern-curses-threaten-iraqs-ancient-wonder-of-babylon/story-e6frg6so-1226414757427

… and Gomel Gorge:

http://www.aina.org/news/20120610192141.htm

Plenty of coverage of the discovery of a synagogue floor with a
Samson mosaic:

http://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56295
http://www.antiquities.org.il/article_item_eng.asp?sec_id=25&subj_id=240&id=1946
http://news.yahoo.com/ancient-mosaic-depicting-fiery-bible-story-discovered-163828071.html
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4250656,00.html
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-02/biblical-samson-torches-fox-tails-in-ancient-synagogue-mosaic.html
http://www.livescience.com/21331-ancient-mosaic-bible-story-samson.html
http://www.jpost.com/NationalNews/Article.aspx?id=275996
http://www.imra.org.il/story.php3?id=57321
http://www.jta.org/news/article/2012/07/02/3099656/ancient-synagogue-floor-unearthed-in-israel
http://www.timesofisrael.com/ancient-synagogue-and-mosaic-unearthed-in-galilee/

Plans to dig at Abel Beth Maachah:

http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_21022342

They’ve reopened the site of Mt. Gerezim:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/157561
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=P4fzcuLNBuY

Israel recovere four purloined Torah scrolls:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/157486


Latest from Tell es-Safi/Gath:

http://gath.wordpress.com/

Someone went on the dig at Huqoq:

http://www.thehawkeye.com/story/dig-070612

The arguing over goings-on at the Dome of the Rock continues:

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4250300,00.html
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4250692,00.html

More on the dispute over the ‘Phoenician’ port at Beirut:

http://www.bikyamasr.com/71515/controversy-over-beiruts-phoenician-port/

Folks might want to play around with the cuneiform
translator:

http://www.virtualsecrets.com/assyrian.html
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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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A Bronze Age workshop site from Cyprus:

http://www.incyprus.com.cy/en-gb/Blogs/4324/28740/bronze-age-workshop-found

A truck accident of sorts revealed a couple of Roman tombs
in Bulgaria:

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=141040

A Roman sarcophagus from the waters of Antalya:

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Sea+surrenders+pristine+Roman+sarcophagus+/26909
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/submerged-roman-sarcophagus-found.aspx?pageID=238&nID=24721&NewsCatID=375

A large Roman necropolis from Norfolk:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-18693970

Excavating a mosaic at Chedworth Roman Villa:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-18701698


Chichesters is getting a Roman bath museum:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-18737604

Looking for Roman remains at Ewell:

http://www.getsurrey.co.uk/news/s/2116601_video_ewell_dig_looks_for_roman_settlement_remains

They’ve completed restoration work on some of the mosaics at Piazza
Armerina:

http://nordonart.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/beautiful-mosaics-at-italian-world-heritage-site-restored/

The modern incarnation of the Nemean Games is getting attention:

http://ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite3_4_25/06/2012_448882
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/jul/06/reviving-olympic-spirit-nemean-games?newsfeed=true
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/video/2012/jul/06/greece-alternative-olympics-nemean-games-video?newsfeed=true

I think we’ve mentioned there’s going to be hockey at the Pula Amphitheatre:

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=637274

Keeping ancient Greek music alive:

http://www.athensnews.gr/portal/3/56805

Feature on ancient Greek dog names:

http://www.wondersandmarvels.com/2012/07/names-of-dogs-in-ancient-greece.html

The Classics Confidential folks interview Andrew Reinhard:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufEAJJJq2sY&feature=em-uploademail

An interviewish thing with Madeline Miller:

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/interview-madeline-miller-20120705-21i3k.html
http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/books/interview-madeline-miller-20120705-21i3k.html

They’re back digging at Gabii:

http://lapisgabinus.blogspot.ca/

Those centurion types are still causing a kerfuffle at the Colosseum:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/9372317/Costumed-centurions-resist-eviction-from-Colosseum.html

More on the Arch of Titus Restoration Project:

http://www.jstandard.com/content/item/arch_of_titus_restoration_project_proves_colorful/23794

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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I think we first heard of this a few years ago, but it’s in the news again …
Britain’s/Europe’s  ‘Atlantis’:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-18687504
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2167731/Britains-Atlantis-North-sea--huge-undersea-kingdom-swamped-tsunami-5-500-years-ago.html
http://www.christianpost.com/news/doggerland-europes-atlantis-found-by-researchers-77633/
http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/heritage/doggerland-the-real-atlantis-just-off-scotland-1-2388819

… and of course, the Russian Atlantis wants attention too:

http://rbth.ru/articles/2012/07/04/discovering_the_russian_atlantis_16089.html

On the DNA front, some poking around was done on some ‘cavemen’
from Spain (7000 years b.p.):

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/28/cavemen-bones-dna-humans_n_1636289.html

Also from Spain … a Neolithic bow:

http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/article00433.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


3000 years b.p. bog mummies from Scotland:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/07/120706-bog-mummies-body-parts-frankenstein-ancient-science/

… and in other bogs news, one in Denmark has at least 200 bodies:

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/au-aea070312.php
http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/bre86215m-us-denmark-bones-sacrifice/
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/07/03/us-denmark-bones-sacrifice-idINBRE86215M20120703
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2012/an-army-sacrificed-in-a-bog

Iron Age finds at a construction site in East Yorkshire:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-18703752

Danish archaeologists believe they have found Sliasthorp:

http://sciencenordic.com/legendary-viking-town-unearthed

Searching for the site of the Battle of Lewes:

http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/9793063.The_hunt_is_on_for_the_Battle_of_Lewes/?ref=rss


A ninth century manuscript of Gregorian chant:

http://news.holycross.edu/blog/2012/06/29/music-professor-to-present-rare-research-in-rome/

Metal detectorist finds from various periods declared treasure:

http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/objects_found_by_metal_detectorists_in_norfolk_declared_treasure_trove_1_1434475

On Napoleonic invasions and Irish independence:

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/archaeologists-dig-up-clue-to-early-independence-bid-3161620.html

Nice feature on Phillipe Charlier’s work:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/07/world/europe/philippe-charlier-frances-forensic-sleuth.html

Not quite sure where to put this one ... hitherto unknown variant of a
Waldseemuller map found in Munich (being spun in various ways for the US
holiday):

http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/munich-researchers-discover-lost-map-of-america-a-842268.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18700489
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/article00442.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9373115/500-year-old-birth-certificate-of-America-discovered.html

They’re building a castle using old school methods in Friesach:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120703120533.htm

Robin Hood’s burial place is up for sale:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/9356914/For-sale-a-piece-of-Robin-Hood-history.html

Anxiously awaiting the Lindisfarne Gospels:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-18665248


A North Pennine archaeology project gets some funding:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-18690259

Feature on the La Draga site:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2012/7500-year-old-spanish-lakeside-site-reveals-a-wealth-of-organic-finds

Marking a lost Jewish cemetery in Oxford:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-18695239

Feature on the Statues of Iona:

http://www.historytoday.com/blog/2012/07/citizenship-and-statutes-iona

More on that woman + cow burial:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2167864/Archaeologists-discover-extremely-rare-burial-site-Anglo-Saxon-woman-sacrificial-cow.html

A video from Archaeology Day in Macedonia/FYROM:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgZAA6FKxV4

Archaeology in Europe Blog:

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

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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China’s earliest wine from a tomb in Shaanxi:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2012-07/06/c_123377142.htm

The Korean alphabet was in use some 3000 years b.p.:

http://m.yna.co.kr/mob2/en/contents_en.jsp?cid=AEN20120702003500315&domain=3&ctype=A&site=0100000000&mobile

Archaeologists have restored a 5300 years b.p. Mongolian
statue:

http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v6/newsworld.php?id=678799

Quite a bit of coverage of a major  antiquities bust in Pakistan:

http://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56394#.T_lSVJFD2So
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18738909
http://paktribune.com/news/Sindh-Police-seize-illegally-dug-antiquities-251284.html
http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=163676
http://dawn.com/2012/07/06/karachi-police-seize-illegally-dug-gandhara-antiquities/

… and it sounds like it might be an ownership dispute?:

http://dawn.com/2012/07/08/ownership-claim-kp-archaeologists-to-examine-artefacts-seized-in-karachi/
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012%5C07%5C08%5Cstory_8-7-2012_pg7_12

More on that oldest pottery from China:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/03/science/oldest-known-pottery-found-in-china.html

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
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Latest from Jamestown:

http://www.stolaf.edu/news/index.cfm?fuseaction=NewsDetails&id=5336

A Fremont structure from Jamestown:

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/07/01/utah-dig-unearths-large-fremont-indian-structure/

Digging a Schoharie Creek (NY?) site:

http://www.fox23news.com/news/local/story/An-archaeological-dig-reveals-people-lived-in/ZHvYF02lEkGi8qpjfZ9UKw.cspx

Latest finds from the DeSoto site near Orange Lake:

http://www.ocala.com/article/20120707/ARTICLES/120709794/-1/health?Title=Artifacts-The-De-Soto-site
http://www.ocala.com/article/20120707/ARTICLES/120709790/-1/health?Title=De-Soto-discovery-could-change-history-books

Hype for a TV show about the Mantle site and that mysterious European
ax found there:

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/1222889--how-did-huron-wendat-get-cursed-european-axe-a-century-before-european-contact

Feature on assorted studies of Mormon history:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/03/books/mormon-studies-attract-more-scholars-and-attention.html

Fort Ticonderoga is acquiring some Revolutionary War items:

http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2012/07/04/news/doc4ff3932ef2222761362953.txt


Review of Michael Lind, *Land of Promise*:

http://www.tnr.com/book/review/land-promise-michael-lind?utm_source=The+New+Republic&utm_campaign=e6077dcc5e-TNR_BA_070512&utm_medium=email

Interesting blog post on what might have/should have (?) been
US Independence Day:

http://maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/04/12547657-john-adams-says-youre-two-days-late

… and there’s a typo in the Declaration itself (?):

http://phys.org/news/2012-07-typo-declaration-independence.html

You can purchase the place where George Washington went for
a beer:

http://blog.sfgate.com/ontheblock/2012/07/04/happy-4th-historic-george-washingtons-party-house-on-the-market/

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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
================================================================
A ‘sundial’ and other Wari artifacts from Ayacucho:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/breaking-news/ancient-relics-discovered-in-peru-report/story-fn3dxix6-1226414668286
http://www.france24.com/en/20120701-ancient-relics-discovered-peru-report

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/audnews1jul12.mp3


A hundred sketches are being attributed to Caravaggio for some
reason:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/9379884/Caravaggio-discovery-to-find-100-new-works-is-simply-astonishing.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvyB1SWnjSk&feature=em-uploademail
http://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56358#.T_ljm5FD2So
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/9379713/Italian-art-historians-find-100-Caravaggio-paintings.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18732331
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/italian-art-historians-claim-they-have-found-100-early-caravaggios-7918085.html

cf:

http://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=56376#.T_lmhJFD2So
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/07/arts/design/drawings-said-to-be-caravaggios-raise-doubts.html
http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2012/07/06/actualidad/1341603997_114253.html



A putative claimant to the throne of England passed away:

http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/man-king-dies-aged-71/story-16496831-detail/story.html

On the effects of translation on the interpretation of the Koran:

http://phys.org/news/2012-07-law-religion.html

Feature on Grace Aguilar:

http://www.jpost.com/Magazine/Judaism/Article.aspx?id=276364

Feature on syphilis:

http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/07/2012/searching-for-ancient-syphilis-dna-in-newborns
http://phys.org/news/2012-07-ancient-syphilis-dna-newborns.html


Since I don’t have the patience to wait for all these to trickle out
to the newsstream, here are all the new items on the UNESCO
World Heritage list:

http://whc.unesco.org/en/newproperties/

Medieval Archaeology vols. 1-50 have been made available:

http://archaeologydataservice.ac.uk/archives/view/med_arch/

We’re apparently still feeling the effects of *pre-industrial* carbon
emissions:

http://phys.org/news/2012-07-pre-industrial-emissions-temperatures.html

Some other things that happened on July 4th:

http://news.discovery.com/history/other-historic-things-july-4-110704.html


Arguing over the sale of a Constable:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/spanish-aristocrats-go-to-war-over-22m-sale-of-constable-painting-7906915.html

More on Amelia Earhart:

http://news.discovery.com/history/amelia-earhart-tighar-lockheed-electra.html

Ancient Digger:

http://www.ancientdigger.com/
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TOURISTY THINGS
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Athens:

http://travel.usatoday.com/alliance/cruises/avidcruiser/post/2012/07/Picture-Postcard-From-Athens-A-Day-At-The-Acropolis/798567/1
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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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Some purloined artifacts are being returned to Afghanistan:

http://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/06072012-looted-items-return-afghanistan

Arrests in the theft of the Codex Calixtinus:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/04/four-arrested-spain-codex-calixtinus
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18720178
http://boingboing.net/2012/07/04/medieval-codex-calixtinus-reco.html(useful
links)
http://ccaa.elpais.com/ccaa/2012/07/06/galicia/1341578412_168935.html
http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2012/07/05/actualidad/1341477349_291484.html
http://blogs.elpais.com/paco-nadal/2012/07/una-idea-peregrina-esconder-el-c%C3%B3dice-calixtino.html

A doctor was caught selling phoney ancient coins:

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/prominent-hand-surgeon-pleads-guilty-selling-phony-ancient-coins-undercover-federal-agent-article-1.1107240
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/07/03/4608268/ri-doctor-guilty-in-ny-rare-coin.html

Someone robbed the graves of Brahms and Strauss of some teeth:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/austria/9369242/Thief-robs-graves-of-Johannes-Brahms-and-Johann-Strauss.html
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-teeth-brahms-strauss-20120702,0,2032720.story

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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A hoard of English Civil War coins has been declared treasure:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-18670989

Continuing excitement over that Jersey hoard:

http://www.thisisjersey.com/news/2012/07/07/coin-hoard-yet-to-give-up-its-secrets/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-18725712


Latest e-Sylum:

http://www.coinbooks.org/club_nbs_esylum_v15n28.html

… and the one which should appear later today:

http://www.coinbooks.org/club_nbs_esylum_v15n29.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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Titian 2012:

http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_06_29/79710295/

DSS:

http://www.news-journal.com/news/state/fort-worth-seminary-displays-dead-sea-scrolls/article_734f18ff-05ec-52c7-b7d3-1da2657a7b66.html

DSS (different):

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20120707/NEWS01/307050056/Dead-Sea-Scrolls-exhibit-unites-manuscripts-Cincinnati-history


Vague item on a Viking exhibition coming to the BM:

http://www.scotsman.com/news/uk/viking-exhition-for-british-museum-1-2393272

The BM is sending things overseas to deal with funding shortages:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/british-museum-sends-artefacts-overseas-as-uk-funding-falls-7912681.html

Check out our Twitter hashtage for more ancient exhibition reviews:

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