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Theban Waterscapes and Harbours Survey THaWS 2014 - Measure for Measure

The current season of THaWS fieldwork has given the team some time for reflection on the survey results from 2012 and 2013, and has provided an opportunity for addressing some of the outstanding issues related to the mapping of Thebes on the west and east banks. 1,291 more words

Theban Harbours And Waterscapes Survey

Plutarch's Women: Timocleia of Thebes and the Delphic Prophetess (Chapts. 12 & 14)

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In my last post, I quoted this passage from chapter 10 of Plutarch’s Life of Alexander… 994 more words



Dancers and Flutists, with an Egyptian hieroglyphic story, Thebes Tomb c. 1400 BC
Women entertainers perform at a celebration in Ancient Egypt; the dancers are naked and the musician wears a typical pleated garment as well as the cone of perfumed fat on top of her wig that melts slowly to emit its precious odors; both groups wear extensive jewelry, wigs, and cosmetics; neither wear shoes.


A Trio of Tragedies

Originally written for Exeunt.

In this year’s rep season from The Faction, there are a hell of a lot of corpses. Across the span of the trio of tragedies –  1,180 more words