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Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 600 A g 01, “There is so much for people to admire… ” | Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

@Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 600 A g 01, “There is so much for people to admire… ”

Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 601 A g 02, “Even more for people to admire in Amnisos… ” | Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

@Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae Translation of Knossos Tablet KN 601 A g 02, “Even more for people to admire in Amnisos… ”

Knossos Tablet, KN 390 J f 21, Erinu, the Avenging Deity. Is she the Minoan Snake Goddess? | Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae

@Linear B, Knossos & Mycenae Knossos Tablet, KN 390 J f 21, Erinu, the Avenging Deity. Is she the Minoan Snake Goddess?

Also seen: A Black Man’s Head Protects Sanctity of Ancient Italian Temple | The Root

@The Root A Black Man’s Head Protects Sanctity of Ancient Italian Temple [interesting antefix from Cerveteri]

Carving defaced by Akhenaten found in tomb

A carving of the god Amun that was defaced by order of Akhenaten has been discovered in a tomb in the necropolis of Sedeinga, Sudan. The slab of Nubian sandstone was 5.8 feet high and 1.3 feet wide and was found in two pieces, broken across the width just above the god’s elbow. The carving [...]

King Richard III Visitor Centre opens in Leicester

Leicester’s new King Richard III Visitor Centre opened on Saturday. The £4 million ($6.8 million) museum was built in the former Alderman Newton Boy’s School, a Victorian brick building that over the years has housed a boy’s school, a girl’s school and most recently the Leicester Grammar School which closed in 2008. The building has [...]

Possible 1792 Vancouver fleet anchor at Texas A&M

A large anchor that may be the sole surviving relic of Captain George Vancouver’s 1792 exploration of Puget Sound is now at Texas A&M’s Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation where it will be conserved and, if all goes well, conclusively identified. If it does prove to be the anchor lost by the HMS Chatham [...]

John the Lydian on “July” – now online in English | Roger Pearse

@Roger Pearse John the Lydian on “July” – now online in English. [there's some interesting Julius Caesar info in this one which I will blog about in the next few days]

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