Gavrinis in Brittany, France, is an exquisitely carved megalithic tomb. Sketchbook studies of this archaeological site have inspired me to create this piece.
Glass frit fused and slumped curved panel.
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Buried treasure from Viking and Medieval times has been discovered in the Isle of Man.A rare Viking gold ingot, a silver document seal, gold ring and 119 silver coins from the middle ages are considered highly valuable and rewards for the finders could reach tens of thousands of pounds. 13 more words
Agricultural society is not all bumper crops and large families. The transition to a fully sedentary agricultural society was beset with problems. Indeed, some societies waffled between a hunter-gatherer and agricultural way of life; this would not have happened if agriculture was hands-down the best way to live. 747 more words
In 2006 in Venice, Italy, archaeologists excavating a plague cemetery found something quite unusual: a skeleton with a brick in its mouth. They determined that the brick was likely placed there after death, and they later developed a hypothesis about how the brick got there spoiler alert: it involves vampires. 32 more words
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