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Oldest Metal Object Just Found in Middle East

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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Oldest Metal Object Recently Found in Middle East

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. 877 more words

Shanghai Metal Corporation

Letters from Baghdad - a documentary on Gertrude Bell

“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

19th Century Travellers

Sleeping Beauty, Reversed

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

Engaged in War

This blog is going to be based on the letters that my grandfather, Edward Stanley Goodland (Stanley) wrote to his fiance, Elsie Hyde (my grandmother) during the first world war. 340 more words

WW1 Commemorations in Badsey, 6th - 14th September 2014

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

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Kidderminster Arts Festival - Kidderminster's WW1 Soldier Henry Harold Edwards (1886-1917)

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

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