A copper awl found during the excavations at Tel Tsaf in the Jordan Valley is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East. 881 more words
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“A documentary on Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire, who drew Iraq’s borders before disappearing from history”.
Two researchers, Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenbühl, have successfully raised funds through… 307 more words
The usual assumption, when we look back at ancient goddesses and gods and at their relationships and interactions, is that they model certain expected behaviors. Gods tend to rule the sky, and the sun, and their role in the fertility myths is, naturally, the active one, that of insemination. 909 more words
The Badsey Society are looking for First World War stories about the men and women from Badsey, Worcestershire. Articles, including photos and any other memorabilia, not exceeding 1,000 words, are requested to be submitted to Maureen Spinks (maureen.spinks-@-btopenworld.com) and will be included in the Festival of Churches exhibition to be held in September and then subsequently deposited in the Badsey Society Archive. 259 more words
The 2014 Kidderminster Arts Festival (www.kidderminsterartsfestival.org.uk) runs from 9th to 24th August 2014. This year’s Festival has a First World War theme and includes a temporary memorial to each of the 661 men from Kidderminster who lost their lives during WWI. 246 more words