Explorator 24.21 ~ September 12, 2021

Thanks to Arthur Shippee, Dave Sowdon, Edward Rockstein, Kurt Theis,John McMahon, Barnea Selavan, Joseph Lauer, Mike Ruggeri, Hernan Astudillo, Richard Campbell, Barbara Saylor Rodgers, Bob Heuman, David Critchley, Richard Miller, Kris Curry, Rick Heli, Richard C. Griffiths, Frank MacKay, Don Buck, mata kimasitayo, and Ross W. Sargent for headses upses this week (as always hoping I have left no one out).

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EARLY HOMINIDS
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A 400 000 years bp bone tool used for smoothing leather (apparently) from a site near Rome:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/discovery-hand-carved-bone-tool-upends-historical-timeline-180978617/

Neanderthals at the Heidenschmiede site had sophisticated tool-making techniques 45 000 years bp:

https://phys.org/news/2021-09-late-neanderthals-complex-tool-making-techniques.html
http://www.sci-news.com/archaeology/middle-paleolithic-neanderthals-tool-making-techniques-10047.html

A study of environmental conditions in Europe 4.5 million years bp to 400 000 years bp and its effects on human migration/presence:

https://phys.org/news/2021-09-environmental-conditions-early-humans-europe.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/09/210908180505.htm

More on climate in Arabia and ‘out of Africa’:

https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/early-human-migration-arabian-peninsula

… this find of 400 000 years bp hippo bones alongside stone tools seems related to the above:

https://www.euronews.com/green/2021/09/08/are-these-hippo-bones-proof-the-arabian-desert-was-once-covered-in-water
https://www.thenationalnews.com/mena/2021/09/10/hippo-fossils-confirm-how-arabian-peninsula-drew-early-humans-from-africa/

More on homo nesher ramla:

https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p09vcnzv/newly-found-ancient-human-rewrites-story-of-evolution
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ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPT
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Demolition of the 120 years bp Andraos Palace was met with criticism:

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2021/09/destruction-120-year-old-palace-sparks-anger-egypt

A study of a 2100 years bp leaf from a date palm found in an Egyptian temple has assorted implications for modern date-farming:

https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/news/latest-news/science-and-technology/2021/september/date-palm-evolution.html
http://wam.ae/en/details/1395302967964

An Italian city has named Zahi Hawass the ‘Man of the Year’:

https://www.egyptindependent.com/italian-city-names-zahi-hawass-man-of-the-year/

The Barveh Tepe site in northwest Iran has been dated to the Early Bronze Age:

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/464783/Excavation-sheds-new-light-on-Early-Bronze-Age-in-northwest

A project to use laser technology to clean ancient iron artifacts from Arzan-Fud (Ecbatana):

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/464821/Laser-cleaning-utilized-as-pilot-project-by-Iranian-archaeologists

Remains of a settlement and a silo dating back 7500 years bp from the Domuztepe Mound site in Turkey:

https://www.dailysabah.com/arts/7500-year-old-settlement-found-in-turkeys-domuztepe-mound/news

A study of 7000 years bp seals from Arslantepe suggests evidence of the beginnings of bureaucracy:

https://www.dailysabah.com/arts/seals-at-7000-year-old-turkish-site-to-shed-light-on-bureaucracy/news
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/culture/seal-impressions-found-in-ancient-mound-in-turkey-shed-light-on-bureaucracy/2357484
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9981-210908-arslantepe-seals-bureaucracy

… while a similar study of 6000 years bp seal impressions from Carcemish suggest most of them belonged to a woman:

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/womens-position-in-state-administration-investigated-in-carchemish-167714

A study of life expectancy in Turkey 5000 years bp:

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/people-lived-up-to-40-years-of-age-5-000-years-ago-167665
http://www.archaeology.org/news/9985-210909-kuellueoba-life-expectancy

Plans to excavate a 3800 years bp Hittite temple site at Kayalipinar:

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ancient-hittite-temple-to-be-unearthed-167795

Feature on Andreas Schachner’s work at various sites in Turkey:

https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/german-archaeologist-tracing-anatolian-civilizations-167765

A Czech team is back digging at the Tel Motza temple site:

https://english.radio.cz/czech-archaeologists-return-jerusalem-take-part-excavations-tel-motza-temple-8728179

More on that Second Temple era quarry site found in Jerusalem:

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/2000-year-old-quarry-of-stones-used-to-build-ancient-jerusalem-found-678768
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/archaeologists-find-jerusalem-stone-quarry-from-second-temple-period-1.10183620
https://www.timesofisrael.com/quarry-that-may-have-been-source-of-second-temple-stones-uncovered-in-jerusalem/
https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/biblical-archaeology-sites/ancient-stone-quarry-discovered-in-jerusalem/

More on that ‘fraudulent weight’ find from the City of David:

https://coinweek.com/ancient-coins/tempest-over-a-cheaters-weight/

Feature on the salt industry of the ancient Mediterranean coast of Israel:

https://www.asor.org/anetoday/2021/09/ancient-salt-industry

Some upcoming zoom lectures on the DSS:

https://divinity.yale.edu/calendar/dead-sea-scrolls-light-they-shed-judaism-and-christianity-dr-john-collins

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This Week in the Ancient Near East Podcast:

https://thisweekintheancientneareast.podbean.com/

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ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME (AND CLASSICS)
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Can’t believe this hasn’t had any English coverage yet … a burial of an apparent human sacrifice victim from Mozia dating to 400 BCE:

https://www.ragusanews.com/cultura-sacrificio-umano-a-mozia-immolata-una-ragazzina-nel-400-avanti-cristo-136306/
https://video.repubblica.it/edizione/palermo/scavi-a-mozia-scoperti-i-resti-di-una-ragazzina-del-400-avanti-cristo/395348/396057
https://itacanotizie.it/2021/09/07/a-mozia-ancora-scoperte-ossa/

Remains of a large statue of Hadrian from Turkey’s Aydin province:

https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/turkey-roman-emperor-hadrian-head-statue-aydin
https://www.yenisafak.com/en/video-gallery/news/archaeologists-unearth-statue-of-roman-emperor-hadrian-in-ancient-city-in-turkey-3580050

Excavation of a Bactrian fortress (Hellenistic) at Uzundara:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/09/archaeologists-excavate-the-bactrian-fortress-of-uzundara/141324

Recent Roman finds from the limes near Utrecht:

https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2021/09/roman-finds-in-limes-area-in-utrecht-unique-in-the-world/

Roman stamped tiles from a dig at Carlisle Cricket Club:

https://www.newsandstar.co.uk/news/19564644.roman-dig-carlisle-cricket-club-uncovers-tiles-rare-stamp/

A pair of Roman-era mooring stones from Formia (Italian):

https://www.gazzettinodelgolfo.it/formia-ritrovate-e-recuperate-dal-mare-due-bitte-del-molo-della-villa-marittima-di-caposele/
https://latinatu.it/formia-recuperate-le-due-bitte-dormeggio-di-epoca-romana/
https://www.latinatoday.it/cronaca/formia-operazioni-recupero-mare-reperti-archeologici.html

A section of Roman road from the necropolis of Ornavasso (Italian):

https://www.ossolanews.it/2021/09/07/leggi-notizia/argomenti/cultura-e-spettacoli-4/articolo/ritrovati-alla-necropoli-di-ornavasso-i-resti-di-unantica-strada-romana.html

A Roman mosaic find from Pescara (Italian):

https://www.pescaranews.net/notizie/cultura/28717/mosaico-romano-ecco-perche-la-golena-sud-e-larea-archeologica-piu-importante-di-pescara
https://percevalasnotizie.wordpress.com/2021/09/09/archeologia-pescara-nuova-luce-sul-mosaico-di-eta-romana/
https://www.laquilablog.it/la-scoperta-del-mosaico-romano-archeoclub-pescara-necessario-allargare-larea-di-indagine/

Remains of the foundation of a Greek temple at Leontinoi (Italian):

https://www.siracusanews.it/a-leontinoi-gli-scavi-condotti-dalluniversita-tor-vergata-portano-in-luce-le-fondazioni-di-un-tempio-greco/
https://www.webmarte.tv/lentini-un-tempio-greco-a-leontinoi-scoperto-dai-ricercatori-della-tor-vergata-di-roma/

A coin dating to 337 CE is among the finds already made at the Rossett Roman Villa dig:

https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/19564472.rossett-roman-coin-unearthed-part-archaeological-dig-site-roman-villa/
https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/19569263.rossett-archaeologists-shed-light-roman-settlement-villa-dig-progresses/
https://www.wrexham.com/news/rossett-roman-villa-dig-makes-progress-with-coin-discovered-from-around-ad-337-as-archaeologists-hunt-for-bathhouse-208780.html
https://www.wrexham.com/news/rossett-roman-villa-dig-underway-in-history-changing-project-208603.html

Overview of the 2021 dig season at Palaepaphos:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2021/09/06/2021-results-of-the-palaepaphos-urban-landscape-project/

Receding waters in Turkey’s Adana region are revealing the erstwhile submerged city of Augusta:

https://www.dailysabah.com/life/history/ancient-city-of-augusta-in-turkeys-adana-rises-as-waters-recede

Excavations at the site of Siponto are under way (Ialian):

https://www.manfredonianews.it/2021/09/08/alla-scoperta-dellantica-siponto-iniziata-la-campagna-scavo/

… and at the Elaiussa Sebaste site in Turkey:

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/culture/new-term-excavations-start-in-elaiussa-sebaste-ancient-city-in-southern-turkey/2361929

80 ‘mystery skeletons’ possibly dating to Roman times and having their hands tied behind their backs were removed from a mass grave in Buckingham (found last year):

https://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/19566824.buckingham-skeletons-uncovered-west-end-farm/
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/scientists-remove-80-mystery-skeletons-24952981

More on the remains of a Greco-Roman settlement found near Alexandria:

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1918816/lifestyle

More on the diet of folks at Herculaneum:

https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/isotope-analysis-of-vesuvius-victims-reveals-how-ancient-romans-dined/4014378.article

Plans for a protective shelter at the Kasta Tomb at Amphipolis:

https://www.ekathimerini.com/culture/1167484/shelter-to-be-built-around-kasta-tomb-in-amphipolis/

Some antiquities are being restored to the Thessaloniki metro:

https://www.ekathimerini.com/culture/1167580/thessaloniki-antiquities-being-restored-to-metro/

Plans for a celebration to mark the 1900th anniversary of Hadrian’s Wall:

https://www.newspostleader.co.uk/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/funding-secured-to-help-celebrate-special-anniversary-of-hadrians-wall-3373689

A dig at the Roman amphitheatre at Volterra is under way (Italian):

https://www.agenziaimpress.it/anfiteatro-romano-di-volterra-via-alla-campagna-di-scavi/

Domitian’s Place is now open to the public:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/rome-tourists-can-cool-off-like-emperors-at-domitians-palace-on-palatine-hill-d6tg77vql

Study suggests ‘stressed poetry’ in ancient Greek already existed in the 2nd century CE:

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/sep/08/i-dont-care-text-shows-modern-poetry-began-much-earlier-than-believed
https://phys.org/news/2021-09-ancient-greek-culture-discovery-rewrites.html
https://greekcitytimes.com/2021/09/07/ancient-greek-pop-culture-discovery-rewrites-history-of-poetry-and-song/
https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/09/pop-culture-ancient-greece/
https://scienceblog.com/525290/ancient-greek-pop-culture-discovery-rewrites-history-of-poetry-and-song/
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2021/09/10/ancient-greek-pop-culture/

Latest installment of the series on Roman Portugal:

https://www.theportugalnews.com/news/2021-09-07/a-misty-history-of-roman-portugal-part-8-ye-gods-and-little-fishes/62225

Stavros Paspalas on the future of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens:

https://greekherald.com.au/community/dr-stavros-paspalas-future-australian-archaeological-institute-athens/

Feature on Hadrian’s withdrawal from Parthia:

https://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2021/09/09/roman-emperor-hadrian-unwinnable-war/

Feature on the archaeological site underneath the Trevi Fountain:

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/you-can-go-underneath-the-trevi-fountain

Feature on Akrotiri:

https://www.news-herald.com/2021/09/07/ancient-greece-akrotiri-a-bronze-age-city-preserved-in-volcanic-ash/

Feature on Orraon:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/12/orraon-ancient-greeces-best-preserved-settlement/

Feature on the Griffin Warrior:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/10/griffin-warrior-ancient-greece/

Feature on Antiochus III:

https://greekcitytimes.com/2021/09/12/syro-hellenism-antiochus-iii/

Feature on Casapulla:

https://greekcitytimes.com/2021/09/12/magna-grecia-casapulla/

Latest feature on recreating Pompeii bread:

https://www.popsci.com/diy/how-to-make-pompeii-bread/

Feature on that temple of Mithras in London:

https://www.mylondon.news/news/nostalgia/almost-entirely-preserved-roman-temple-21522124

Feature on the Periplus Maris Erythraei and India:

https://www.thehindu.com/books/those-were-the-days-the-periplus-maris-erythraei-is-a-credible-account-of-ancient-india/article36378343.ece

Feature on speaking Latin:

https://psyche.co/ideas/speaking-latin-brings-an-unmediated-thrill-to-the-classics

Feature on monarchy and Athens:

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/the-discourse-of-kinship-in-classical-greece-carol-atack-philip-and-alexander-adrian-goldsworthy-athens-after-empire-ian-worthington-review-benjamin-gray/

Feature on Greek phalluses in comedy:

http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/why-are-ancient-greek-phalluses-funny/

Feature on the Parthenon:

https://www.news-herald.com/2021/09/07/ancient-greece-parthenon-an-icon-of-antiquity-built-for-greek-gods/

Feature on the history of molon labe:

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/09/sparta-history-molon-labe-origin-second-amendment.html

Feature on fifth century BCE Athens:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/08/the-flowering-of-athens-in-the-fifth-century-b-c/

Latest opeddish piece on ownership of the Parthenon Marbles:

https://www.ekathimerini.com/culture/1167433/concepts-of-ownership-shouldn-t-apply-to-the-parthenon-marbles/

Feature on baths and bathing in ancient Rome:

https://www.artandobject.com/news/archeological-explanation-bathing-ancient-rome

Feature on 11 Roman emperors:

https://www.history.com/news/timeline-emperors-roman-republic

Feature on Philoxenia:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/09/philoxenia-the-ancient-roots-of-greek-hospitality/

Pondering whether the Trojan War happened:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/07/trojan-war/

They’re still talking about the changes to Latin and Greek at Princeton:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/06/greek-latin-princeton-sparks-debate-classics/
https://www.wsj.com/articles/notable-quotable-tearing-down-princeton-11630965255

… while Mary Beard thinks folks need to stop being fixated on Oxbridge:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/stop-being-so-fixated-with-oxbridge-says-mary-beard-6sn5sjr5n
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/09/08/dame-mary-beard-criticises-britains-snobbish-attitude-education/

Applying Cicero to the US Republic:

https://www.heritage.org/conservatism/commentary/cicero-republic-if-you-can-keep-it

Latest Pasts Imperfect newsletter:

https://pastsimperfect.substack.com/p/pasts-imperfect-9921
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Roman Archaeology Blog:

http://romanarc.blogspot.com/

Rogueclassicism:

http://rogueclassicism.com/
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EUROPE AND THE UK (+ Ireland)
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A 4000 years bp ‘log coffin’ burial from a Lincolnshire golf course:

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/rare-early-bronze-age-log-coffin-discovered-lincolnshire-golf-course
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/11/world/europe/bronze-age-coffin-golf-course.html
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/sep/10/rare-bronze-age-coffin-found-golf-course-pond-axe
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-58491917
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9977023/Archaeology-Bronze-Age-coffin-containing-axe-high-status-man-golf-course-pond.html
https://gizmodo.com/striking-bronze-age-coffin-found-in-golf-course-pond-1847651161

A 6th century hoard of assorted gold objects from near Jelling (Denmark):

https://cphpost.dk/?p=127648
https://www.rte.ie/news/newslens/2021/0906/1244994-denmark-gold-hoard/
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/62149
https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1488298/archaeology-breakthrough-pre-viking-gold-found-metal-detector-denmark-vindeleve
https://www.euronews.com/2021/09/06/enormous-treasure-trove-of-sixth-century-gold-found-in-denmark
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/amateur-treasure-hunter-denmark-discovers-trove-sixth-century-gold-jewelry-180978640/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9980-210908-denmark-gold-treasure

An early Anglo-Saxon warrior burial featuring a horse and dog from Kent (some BCE and CE confusion in dating in some of these):

https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/ancient-burial-site-discovered-in-england-679029

… and there were other burials, of course:

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/deal/news/bodies-found-in-dig-near-new-homes-253507/

Latest HS2-related find comprises remains of an Anglo-Saxon church (beneath remains of a Norman church) at Stoke Mandeville:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-58477080
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9966403/Remains-possible-Saxon-church-Norman-building.html
https://www.buckinghamshirelive.com/news/buckinghamshire-news/anglo-saxon-church-stoke-mandeville-5886678
https://www.bucksherald.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/anglo-saxon-church-pre-dating-the-norman-era-discovered-in-aylesbury-3374179
https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/09/archaeologists-discover-evidence-of-anglo-saxon-church/141330
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2021/09/09/archaeologists-discover-evidence-of-anglo-saxon-church/
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/researchers-unearth-medieval-church-england-180978610/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9984-210909-buckinghamshire-anglo-saxon

The 14th century (or so) catacombs at Delft’s Nieuwe Kerk are being excavated:

https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2021/09/royal-catacombs-yield-bones-of-200-rich-delft-residents/

A medieval structure from Southminster:

https://www.maldonandburnhamstandard.co.uk/news/19566792.medieval-building-discovered-burnham-archaeological-group/

More on the polished stone balls from Neolithic tomb in Orkney:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9961921/Archaeology-Polished-stone-balls-thought-4-000-years-old-discovered-Orkney-tomb.html
https://www.jpost.com/archaeology/archaeologists-discover-rare-stones-in-a-disappearing-tomb-in-scotland-678989
https://gizmodo.com/mysterious-stone-balls-found-in-deteriorating-scottish-1847635377
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/62159
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/polished-stone-balls-found-5500-year-old-scottish-tomb-180978615/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9977-210907-scotland-stone-balls

More on the pile dwellings on the banks of Lake Ohrid and the range of dates discerned for them:

https://www.unibe.ch/news/media_news/media_relations_e/media_releases/2021/media_releases_2021/the_first_farmers_of_europe/index_eng.html
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9978-210907-neolithic-balkans-settlement

More on that hoard of 239 17th century gold coins from Brittany:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/amateur-treasure-hunter-denmark-discovers-trove-sixth-century-gold-jewelry-180978640/

A dig is under way at Chirk Castle:

https://www.bordercountiesadvertizer.co.uk/news/19570623.archaeologists-begin-work-national-trusts-chirk-castle/

Feature on a Bronze Age sun pendant found by a metal detectorist back in 2018 which is going on display:

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/shrewsbury/2021/09/10/my-eyes-nearly-popped-out-of-my-head—metal-detectorist-tells-of-250000-find-of-a-lifetime/
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-58508163

Feature on a medieval tunnel found in Wales’ Wye Valley:

https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20210902-the-mysterious-medieval-tunnel-found-by-accident

Feature on dolmens of the North-west Caucasus:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/09/the-mysterious-dolmens-of-the-north-west-caucasus/141341

A 200 years bp Bristol church that had a major fire back in 2016 has been restored/renovated:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-bristol-58528440

Feature o Beverley Minster as a sanctuary town:

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-humber-58515969

Feature on conservation of assorted stone buildings in Cyprus:

https://cyprus-mail.com/2021/09/11/conservation-of-traditional-stone-buildings-in-cyprus/

Not sure where to put this ‘scan’ revealing Ice Age landscapes in the North Sea:

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/09/210908180509.htm
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58479485

The remains of the minesweeper HMS Mercury were identified in the Southern Irish Sea:

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/news/2021-09-02/discovery-minesweeper-hms-mercury
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9972907/Archaeology-Irish-Sea-shipwreck-identified-minesweeper-HMS-Mercury-sank-1940.html
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2021/09/09/discovery-of-the-minesweeper-hms-mercury/
http://www.archaeology.org/news/9982-210908-irish-sea-mercury
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Archaeology in Europe News:

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

Medievalists.net:

https://www.medievalists.net/category/news/

Viking Archaeology Blog:

http://viking-archaeology-blog.blogspot.com/

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ASIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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Latest finds from the Sanxingdui dig include a large bronze mask and other items:

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-09-10/Large-bronze-mask-unearthed-at-Sanxingdui-ruins–13reTdS0OQw/index.html
http://www.ecns.cn/news/culture/2021-09-09/detail-ihaqussy0899129.shtml
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-09-09/China-unveils-new-major-discoveries-from-Sanxingdui-Ruins-site–13px2m1zK8w/index.html
http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2021-09/09/content_77742046.htm
https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202109/1233836.shtml
https://www.scmp.com/news/people-culture/social-welfare/article/3148342/treasure-trove-artefacts-revealed-one-worlds
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-09-10/Axe-shaped-piece-of-gold-ware-found-at-Sanxingdui-s-No-5-pit-13ryBUKkZiM/index.html
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/62185

Some 8000 years bp lacquerware from a site in Zheijiang (is this a recent find?):

https://ukranews.com/en/news/788803-8-000-year-old-lacquerware-dug-up-in-eastern-china-is-oldest-ever-found

A cluster of burials from different eras (Han-Eastern Han) from Chenzhou:

https://archive.shine.cn/nation/Cluster-of-ancient-tombs-discovered/shdaily.shtml

A trio of Northern Wei Dynasty era wooden tomb guardians from a burial in Shanxi:

http://www.china.org.cn/arts/2021-09/06/content_77736231.htm

More on evidence of 9000 years bp beer consumption from a burial site in Qiaotou:

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/09/9000-years-ago-funerals-in-china-involved-a-lot-of-beer/
http://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/715/reader/reader.html?social#!preferred/0/package/715/pub/715/page/37/article/214441

Assorted sites in China were hit by flash floods this summer:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/ancient-chinese-sites-hit-by-flash-floods

Feature on the Tang Dynasty and Afghanistan:

https://thediplomat.com/2021/08/chinas-tang-dynasty-and-afghanistan-the-graveyard-of-empires/

Railway construction in Taiwan revealed a pair of 2500 years bp burials:

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4282330

New evidence of possible Silla-era human sacrifice from human remains found beneath the west walls of Wolseon (South Korea):

http://m.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210907000868
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_entertainment/1010978.html
https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/2021/09/07/culture/koreanHeritage/wolseong-fortress-gyeongju/20210907171400517.html
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/62194
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9986-210910-south-korea-wolseong

Plans for some major excavation in Ninh Binh (Viet Nam):

https://en.vietnamplus.vn/large-archaeological-excavations-to-take-place-in-ninh-binh/207630.vnp

Carbon dating suggests Tamil Nadu’s Thamirabarani civilization is 3200 years old:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/thamirabarani-civilization-3200-years-old-reveals-carbon-dating/articleshow/86080751.cms
https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2021/sep/09/carbon-dating-proves-that-tamirabarani-civilisation-is-3200-years-old-tamil-nadu-cm-stalin-2356416.html
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/carbon-dating-establishes-that-thamirabarani-civilization-is-3200-years-old-says-tn-cm-stalin/article36375882.ece
https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/tn-river-civilisation-3200-years-old-will-go-for-excavations-abroad–in-other-states-too-says-cm/2156931
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/proof-of-civilisation-3-200-years-ago-in-tamil-nadu-stalin-101631213154795.html

An 800 years bp rat sculpture from Telangana:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/800-year-old-rat-sculpture-found/articleshow/86052208.cms

Remains of a 1500 years bp temple from Uttar Pradesh:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/1500-year-old-temple-remains-found-in-up/articleshow/86084469.cms
https://www.financialexpress.com/lifestyle/science/new-archaeological-findings-in-uttar-pradeshs-bilsarh-everything-you-should-know-about-the-discovery/2327877/
https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/others/gupta-period-stairs-pillars-found-in-etah-101631211596907.html
https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-asi-team-finds-remains-of-1500-year-old-gupta-period-temple-in-uttar-pradesh-etah-bilsarh-village-with-inscriptions-in-shankhalipi-script-2910666

Some ‘diamond thrones’ of the Buddha have possibly been located in Bodhgaya:

https://www.telegraphindia.com/india/asi-expert-claims-to-have-discovered-buddhas-thrones-in-bodhgaya/cid/1830088

A 12th century (maybe) statue of Lord Ganesh from Andhra Pradesh:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/12th-century-stone-idol-of-lord-ganesh-discovered/article36392393.ece

Calls for a study of a ‘mystery tunnel’ beneath the Delhi assembly:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/mystery-tunnel-underneath-delhi-assembly-bldg-needs-to-be-scientifically-investigated-experts/article36305009.ece
https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/mystery-tunnel-in-delhi-needs-to-be-scientifically-investigated-experts-121090500672_1.html
https://www.dailypioneer.com/2021/state-editions/mystery-tunnel-beneath-delhi-assembly-needs-to-be-investigated-scientifically–say-heritage-experts.html

Plans for a study of Indus Valley-era seashells for evidence of climate change:

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/researchers-to-study-shells-from-indus-valley-civilization-for-signs-of-climate-change-6000-years-ago-7492789/

Scientists have figured out a volcanic eruption in Indonesia in 1257 CE had all sorts of effects worldwide:

https://www.zmescience.com/science/geology/ice-cores-ash-and-palm-leaves-manuscripts-helps-researchers-sort-volcano-mystery/

Trying to track Polynesian migration and the origins of the Hawaiian language:

https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/local-news/2021-09-08/mapping-origins-hawaiian-language-reveals-new-theory-polynesian-migration-hawaii

Reflecting on Bamaiyan events, 20 years later:

https://english.ahram.org.eg/News/422614.aspx
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AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
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Rio Tinto is trying to downplay the damage they caused to Aboriginal heritage sites:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rio-played-down-australian-heritage-101235904.html
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NORTH AMERICA
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A Clovis site in Michigan is thought to be the state’s earliest site:

https://cwdetroit.cbslocal.com/2021/09/09/clovis-camp-site-discovered-in-st-joseph-county-thought-to-be-earliest-archaeological-site-in-michigan/

Overviewish feature on the dig at Colonial Michilimackinac:

https://www.interlochenpublicradio.org/2021-09-06/archaeological-dig-at-colonial-michilimackinac-helps-rebuild-history

Documenting Coral Bay Shipwreck No. 1, believed to date from the 1700s:

https://stthomassource.com/content/2021/09/07/divers-explore-historic-shipwreck-in-coral-bay-harbor/

A study of the role of turkey’s in the lives of Ancestral Pueblo peoples:

http://news.unm.edu/news/research-delves-into-role-of-turkeys-to-ancestral-pueblo-peoples
https://phys.org/news/2021-09-delves-role-turkeys-ancestral-pueblo.html

Excavation of the wreck of the Caroline Eddy off Florida:

https://pontevedrarecorder.com/stories/archaeologists-to-excavate-shipwreck-site-141-years-after-vessel-sank,13759?

More on the engineering skills of the people who made Poverty Point’s earthworks:

https://source.wustl.edu/2021/09/new-evidence-supports-idea-that-americas-first-civilization-was-made-up-of-sophisticated-engineers/
https://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-more-evidence-that-america-s-first-civilization-contained-astonishingly-sophisticated-engineers
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ancient-native-americans-were-incredible-engineers-180978605/
https://www.archaeology.org/news/9979-210907-louisiana-earthworks-prehistory

Ongoing climate change concerns for Black cemeteries in the US:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/10/african-american-graves-climate-crisis

… while some burials foud near the Capital Beltway will not be affected by road widening plans, apparently:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/transportation/2021/09/09/maryland-beltway-moses-morningstar-cemetery/

Plans to reveal more about the Mount Clare plantation in Baltimore:

https://www.baltimoresun.com/features/bs-prem-fe-black-led-commission-mount-clare-plantation-20210907-fyagy5pgvvgxpnjo6mve6lljku-story.html

A beachfront property taken from its Black owners at the turn of the century might be returned to the family:

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/10/1035877068/a-beachfront-property-taken-from-a-black-family-a-century-ago-may-soon-be-return

Restoration of North Carolina’s second oldest synagogue:

https://www.iredellfreenews.com/news-features/2021/138-year-old-congregation-emanuel-restored-to-original-beauty/

Feature on the ‘Venice pearls’ of Alaska:

https://www.vaughantoday.ca/the-strange-thing-the-venice-pearls-of-alaska/

Feature on a hurricane that hit Louisiana in 1856:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/09/05/hurricane-last-island-louisiana-ida/

Feature on ‘America’s Atlantis’ in the Channel Islands:

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/10/prehistoric-america-atlantis/619819/
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CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA
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Feature on Los Guachimontones:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/09/los-guachimontones/141315

Feature on Cahuachi:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2021/09/cahuachi-the-ceremonial-centre-of-the-nazca/141356

Feature on the Maya City of Oxkintok:

https://www.theyucatantimes.com/2021/09/oxkintok-the-maya-city-of-the-three-suns/

Pondering some mysterious ‘pecked crosses’ carved on stones from Mexico to Guatemala:

https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/are-xochimilco-stone-crosses-part-of-unknown-ancient-city/

More on questioning Columbus’s claims of Carib cannibalism:

https://bigthink.com/culture-religion/columbus-cannibalism

More on violent farmers’ remains from the Atacama desert:

https://www.livescience.com/farming-violence-atacama-desert.html
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Mike Ruggeri’s Ancient Americas Breaking News:

http://goo.gl/1VdeA

Mike Ruggeri’s Ancient Americas lecture channels on Youtube:

https://mikeruggerisyoutube.tumblr.com/

Ancient MesoAmerica News:

http://ancient-mesoamerica-news-updates.blogspot.com/
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OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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Feature on the final meals of Otzi, Tollund Man, and others:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/tollund-man-otzi-the-iceman-what-their-last-meals-reveal

Feature on some 18th century transgender people:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/10/transgender-history-18th-century-female-husbands

An update on the restoration of Big Ben:

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-58463439

Interesting followup to that story about Napoleonic-war general bones from Russia being returned thing from a while ago:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/05/world/europe/france-russia-general-bones-macron-putin.html

Feature/reviewish of a book on Carrie Nation:

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/09/carry-nation-biography-reasons-for-activism.html

Pondering the effects of having rules for war:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/09/13/did-making-the-rules-of-war-better-make-the-world-worse

Feature on an interesting skull in a Naples church:

http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/62166

Feature on five Iron Age innovations:

https://www.history.com/news/iron-age-tools-innovations

Feature on incense:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/10/t-magazine/incense-loss-smell.html

Item on an arrowhead found in an alligator’s somach in Mississippi:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2021/09/10/prehistoric-native-american-arrowhead-artifact-found-alligator-mississippi/8271061002/

Walt Whitman’s German ties:

https://www.dw.com/en/newly-uncovered-walt-whitman-texts-reveal-poets-german-ties/a-59119856

Feature on dying languages:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/why-are-so-many-languages-dying-out

… and how ‘archaeologists’ figure out dead languages:

https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/how-do-archaeologists-crack-the-code-of-dead-languages

Trying to figure out whether an item in a Dutch museum is a dog collar or a slave collar:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/how-amsterdams-rijksmuseum-is-addressing-its-colonial-past

Trying to connect the Taliban to ancient Israel:

https://www.jpost.com/opinion/are-the-taliban-descendants-of-israel-678995

Feature on Europe’s oldest map:

https://bigthink.com/strange-maps/europes-oldest-map

Feature on Goya’s trickery:

https://bigthink.com/culture-religion/francisco-goya-paintings-fooled-royalty

Feature on Confucius:

https://theconversation.com/friday-essay-an-introduction-to-confucius-his-ideas-and-their-lasting-relevance-160708

A project to digitize Hebrew books in Italy:

https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/project-underway-to-digitalize-hebrew-books-from-italian-jewish-history-679230

Feature on children in warfare:

https://www.historyextra.com/period/first-world-war/how-children-used-warfare-fighting-child-soldiers/

Feature/review on the history of riddles:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/books/review/anglo-saxon-old-english-riddles-andy-orchard.html

More on the ‘hidden cupid’ in a Vermeeer:

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/vermeer-gemaldegalerie-2021-hidden-cupid/index.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/arts/design/vermeer-cupid-restoration.html
https://bigthink.com/culture-religion/found-hidden-painting-johannes-vermeer

More on the Vinland Map being fake:

https://news.yale.edu/2021/09/01/analysis-unlocks-secret-vinland-map-its-fake

More on that Merlin manuscript from Bristol:

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/sep/06/fragments-of-medieval-merlin-manuscript-found-in-bristol-library-reveal-chaster-story
https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2021/09/06/bristol-manuscript-fragments-of-the-famous-merlin-legend/
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CURRENT EVENTS:
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Features on the history of vaccinations in the US:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/09/07/jim-jordan-vaccine-unamerican-washington/
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/us/politics/vaccine-mandates-history.html

Neil MacGregor weighs in on the statue debate:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/comment/neil-macgregor-images-for-the-future
https://observer.com/2021/09/uk-statues-british-museum-colonialism/

Virginia removed the statue of Robert E Lee from the state capitol:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/us/robert-e-lee-statue-virginia.html
https://apnews.com/article/robert-e-lee-statue-virginia-removed-92955a351d9fda6319f379ddc28df8a0
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/robert-e-lee-statue-removal/2021/09/08/1d9564ee-103d-11ec-9cb6-bf9351a25799_story.html
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/richmond-virginia-removes-major-monument-confederacy-180978619/

… and there are plans for the pedestal:

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/08/1035085412/robert-e-lee-statue-down-in-virginia-artifacts-time-capsule-richmond

… but they couldn’t find a time capsule that was thought to be there:

https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/10/us/lee-monument-time-capsule-trnd/index.html
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/robert-e-lee-statue-virginia-1887-time-capsule-search-end/

Mexico City is replacing the statue of Columbus:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-58462071
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/09/06/christopher-columbus-statue-mexico/
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2021/09/06/mexico-city-removes-christopher-columbus-statue-indigenous-women/5748790001/
https://m.elmostrador.cl/braga/2021/09/07/mexico-estatua-de-mujer-indigena-sustituira-a-la-de-cristobal-colon-en-cdmx/

More on West Point setting up a statue to honour Buffalo Soldiers:

https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/05/us/west-point-buffalo-soldiers-cec/index.html

The Bank of England has removed portraits of folks linked to the slave trade:

https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/bank-of-england-removes-artworks-slave-trade-1234603054/

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MUSEUM MATTERS
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Aristotle:

https://www.finebooksmagazine.com/events/aristotle-antiquity-modern-era-2021-09-10

Titian:

https://www.archaeology.wiki/blog/2021/09/10/all-of-titians-poesie-series-to-be-exhibited-in-boston/

Bronze Age Shropshire:

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/shrewsbury/2021/09/09/museum-to-host-major-new-gallery-showcasing-countys-bronze-age-history/

Kallos:

https://www.thenationalherald.com/archive_events_culture_arts/arthro/kallos_the_ultimate_beauty_at_the_museum_of_cycladic_art_in_athens_opens_sept_29-3215013/

Hogarth:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/sep/05/rich-red-and-rare-hogarths-lady-back-home-after-100-years

cf; https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/hogarth-and-europe

Epic Iran:

https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/arts/5-000-years-of-iranian-culture-showcased-309948

Tanner:

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/07/1031027195/henry-tanner-black-artist

Gilded Age:

https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/The-Gilded-Age-tour-will-show-off-Troy-s-19th-16433906.php

Ramses and the Pharaoh’s Gold:

https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/107618/%E2%80%98Ramses-the-Pharaohs%E2%80%99-Gold%E2%80%99-international-exhibition-to-be-held-in

Pre-Inca Peru:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2021/sep/07/nasca-moche-wari-british-museum-exhibition-celebrates-perus-ancient-peoples
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/peru-inca-treasures-unmasked-british-museum-b954067.html
https://blog.britishmuseum.org/the-living-landscapes-of-peru/
https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/719/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/719/pub/719/page/33/article/217009

cf: https://www.britishmuseum.org/exhibitions/peru-journey-time

Egypt is creating a large open-air museum in Luxor:

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2021/09/egypt-announce-opening-worlds-largest-open-museum-luxor-governorate

A sundial is the latest item to return to display at Beirut’s National Museum:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/fashion/watches-national-museum-of-beirut-sundial.html

Feature on the Humboldt Forum:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2021/sep/09/berlin-museum-humboldt-forum
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AUCTIONS AND SALES RELATED
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A Tudor overmantel once ‘destined for the bonfire’ was coming to auction but had an injunction placed on it:

https://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/721/reader/reader.html?#!preferred/0/package/721/pub/721/page/32/article/217454

A newly-discovered hat belonging to Napoleon (according to DNA) is coming to auction:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/06/newly-discovered-napoleon-hat-with-his-dna-up-for-auction

Big bucks for a Song dynasty Ru censer:

https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/print-edition/2021/september/2508/news/going-for-a-song-ru-censer-brings-320-000/

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ON THE DNA FRONT
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DNA suggests the slave trade may have brought African viruses to the Indigenous populations of North America:

https://phys.org/news/2021-09-transatlantic-slave-pathogenic-viruses-americas.html
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/09/210907110705.htm

cf: https://elifesciences.org/articles/68612

DNA from soldiers involved in the 1652 siege of Barcelona reveals an unknown epidemic:

https://m.elmostrador.cl/braga/2021/09/07/mexico-estatua-de-mujer-indigena-sustituira-a-la-de-cristobal-colon-en-cdmx/

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CLIMATE MATTERS
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A study of ancient Chinese roofs as evidence of climate change:

https://theconversation.com/what-ancient-chinese-roofs-can-tell-us-about-climate-change-167652

cf: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abh2601

Climate issues at the Portsmouth Museum:

https://www.nhpr.org/nh-news/2021-09-03/strawberry-banke-museum-climate-change
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TOURISTY THINGS
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An underwater park off Gallipoli:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/travel/gallipoli-turkey-WWI-park.html

Baden Wurttemberg:

https://www.dw.com/en/germanys-16-states-baden-w%C3%BCrttemberg/a-45148057

Molise:

https://blog.oup.com/2021/09/molise-the-undiscovered-italian-region/

Valley of the Muses:

https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/07/a-visit-to-greeces-valley-of-the-muses/

It’s getting complicated if you want to visit Venice:

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/3147812/venice-make-tourists-pre-book-and-charge-day-trippers

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TV/DOCUMENTARY HYPISH THINGS
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A Thousand Miles and Counting:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/watch-astonishing-story-couples-escape-slavery-180978525/

Salvator Mundi:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/sep/10/the-lost-leonardo-review-salvator-mundi-da-vinci
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CRIME BEAT
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Italy seized 500 fake works attributed to Francis Bacon:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/10/italy-seizes-500-fake-francis-bacon-works

A monkey helped foil the attempts of some treasure hunters in Sri Lanka, apparently:

https://www.newsfirst.lk/2021/09/05/monkey-helps-foil-treasure-hunters/

Feature on the role of restorers in art crime:

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/art-restorers-crime-tan/index.html
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/secrets-and-lies-the-role-of-restorers-in-art-crime

More on the seizure of Iraqi items in Norway:

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2021/09/norway-police-seize-nearly-100-artifacts-reportedly-missing-iraq
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conflict antiquities:

http://conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

anonymous swiss collector:

http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

http://paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

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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REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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Turkey did not win its attempt to recover the Guennol Stargazer:

https://www.trtworld.com/life/disputed-statuette-the-guennol-stargazer-lost-to-turkey-us-court-says-49806

A stolen Anglo-Saxon brooch was returned to a Rutland Museum:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-58517014

Maqdala items looted by British troops were formally returned to Ethiopia:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/maqdala-ethiopia-ambassador
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/british-foundation-returns-maqdala-treasures-looted-ethiopia-180978622/
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/ethiopian-artifact-restitution-2007704

More on the Royal Doors returning to Cyprus:

https://cyprus-mail.com/2021/09/05/religious-artifacts-long-and-winding-road-home/

Feature on the India Pride Project:

https://www.vice.com/en/article/88njmb/india-pride-project-bringing-artefacts-back-from-colonisers-art-thieves

Another feature on the Benin Bronzes:

https://www.channel4.com/news/nigerias-battle-to-reclaim-looted-benin-bronzes

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NUMISMATICA
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Feature on electrum coinage:

https://coinweek.com/ancient-coins/ancient-electrum-coins-the-case-for-manufactured-alloys/

Feature on depiction of Justice on ancient coins:

https://coinweek.com/ancient-coins/representations-of-justice-on-coins-and-medals/

Latest e-Sylum:

http://www.coinbooks.org/v24/club_nbs_esylum_v24n36.html

… and the one which should appear later today:

http://www.coinbooks.org/v24/club_nbs_esylum_v24n37.html
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Coin Week:

http://www.coinweek.com/

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OBITUARIES
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Eugene Borza:

https://awomanscholar.blogspot.com/2021/09/in-memorium-eugene-n-borza-1935-2021.html

Elizabeth A. Clark:

https://sites.duke.edu/clas/elizabeth-a-clark/?fbclid=IwAR0evbzxZXmth_HcqG0S6qJRnCWN6M89bwmTp2VsI7KHV9VFEqsxY4grzcw
https://today.duke.edu/2021/09/duke-flags-lowered-elizabeth-clark-taught-religion-duke-four-decades-dies-age-82

George Bass:

https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/archaeology-today/archaeologists-biblical-scholars-works/milestones-george-f-bass-1932-2021/

Julian Ward Jones:

https://classicalstudies.org/scs-news/memoriam-julian-ward-jones-jr

William St Clair:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/william-st-clair-obituary-x5l575506
https://greekreporter.com/2021/09/11/william-st-clair-campaigner-return-parthenon-marbles/

Gilbert Seltzer:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/11/world/europe/gilbert-seltzer-dead.html

Nickolas Davatzes:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/11/business/media/nickolas-davatzes-dead.html
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AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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Audio News from Archaeologica:

https://www.archaeologychannel.org/audio-guide/audio-news/3100-audio-news-from-archaeologica-august-29-through-september-4-2021
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GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS BLOGS
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Archaeology Magazine News Page:

http://www.archaeology.org/news/

About.com Archaeology:

http://archaeology.about.com/

Archaeology Briefs:

http://archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

Atlas Obscura:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/

Heritage Daily:

https://www.heritagedaily.com/

Sapiens Archaeology:

https://www.sapiens.org/category/archaeology/

Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

http://planet.atlantides.org/taygete/
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PODCASTS/VODCASTS
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Archaeosoup:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Archaeos0up?feature=watch

Archaeology Podcast Network:

http://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/
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