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On Mrs. Mallowan in Mesopotamia, or Agatha Christie at the Penn Museum

My favorite author is Agatha Christie. I credit her novels for planting the seed of my archaeological interest. It took me forever to finish Death on the Nile and Murder in Mesopotamia when I was a kid because I’d stop at every monument reference to old school Google it (ie: check National Geographic). 235 more words


Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Archaeologists have discovered the human remains of four of the earliest leaders of Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in America. 117 more words

Local News

Archaeologists Discover Remains of Jamestown Elite within Church Ruins

NPR — Jamestown, Virginia — the first successful English colony in North America — was a difficult place, to say the least. Most of the colonists who arrived in 1607 died shortly thereafter. 89 more words


Archaeologists search for the site where the Avebury Henge builders once lived



South-east quadrant of the Avebury Henge in Wiltshire, England




Avebury, in Wiltshire, England is one of the largest stone circles in the world. Part of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, that includes the West Kennet Long Barrow and Silbury Hill, it has achieved international fame as one of the finest and most complex Neolithic structures ever built. 203 more words


Archaeologists out and about

To write adventure, fantasy, I find having an adventure mixed with a bit of fantasy helps ;)
Building a set and pretending to be someone else…great fun. 8 more words