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Author Topic: May 2011 Archeology - Ancient Greece, Rome, & the Classics  (Read 10384 times)
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« Reply #1: May 15, 2011, 11:41:00 am »

Data mining courtesy of:

Last year we mentioned the discovery of a pile of infant burials at Hambledon and infanticide was being suggested ... they've published the paper and it's back in the news):
Remains of a 6th century B.C. Greek temple to Demeter from Russia:

Not sure we mentioned the discovery of some Ovid manuscripts:
Roman cemetery from Tunisia:

Plans for a Roman fort in Utrecht:

Latest on the Altar of the Twelve Gods:
Roman and Byzantine structures from Palestine:

Potentially something fishy about this Minoan-precursor-to-the-Antikythera- Mechanism claim:


An account of a Homerathon at the Getty:
Hype for a Bettany Hughes-hosted show on Atlantis/Thera:

Zetjun Roman Villa (Malta) is going to be preserved:

The Roman stadium in Plovdiv is getting a 'facelift':

Concerns for Roman Southwell:

Some damnatio memoriae comparanda:

Some (North Carolina) JCL coverage:

There was a symposium on Greek food:
Review of Gillian Darley, *Vesuvius*:

Review of Robin Waterfield, *Dividing the Spoils*:

Mary Beard reviews a couple of books about Hannibal:

... and her Pompeii documentary for the BBC is up for a Bafta:

Nice APOD (video, actually) of celestial trails over assorted Greek monuments:

Review of Christopher Krebs, *A Most Dangerous Book*:

Review of Hopkins and Beard, *Colosseum*:

In case you didn't see the 'So You Want to be a Classicist' thing from Youtube:

More on that girl purportedly murdered by Romans:

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