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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… ”

Meeting the Younger William Hunter

The Summer 2014 issue of the Colonial Williamsburg magazine includes an interview with William Hunter, as portrayed by Sam Miller. Hunter was one the the town’s Loyalists. Though he remained in town through the late 1770s, he gave up...Show More Summary

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]

See You In Petersburg!

Heading down to Petersburg, Virginia later today for the 150th anniversary of the battle of the Crater. I will be on the battlefield at roughly 4:45 tomorrow morning to mark the initial explosion at Pegram’s Salient and the beginning of the battle. Throughout the day I will do my best to post pics and comments […]

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 [...]

Living Up to Robert E. Lee’s Code of Honor

Southern heritage advocates such as the Virginia Flaggers and Sons of Confederate Veterans love to talk about and claim to live by a Southern code of honor that I assume includes integrity and honesty. Yesterday a post appeared on the Facebook page of the Virginia Flaggers accusing “the Police” of harassing a 15-year old boy […]

Next Month’s Drums Along the Mohawk Drama

Last month I noted a bus tour that will end with a performance of the Drums Along the Mohawk outdoor show in Mohawk, New York. That tour is sold out, but tickets for the show are still available. The Drums Along the Mohawk Outdoor Drama is a two-act play based on Walter D. Show More Summary

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 [...]

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