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Gresford's Medieval Monuments

I often take my students to the wonderful church of All Saints, Gresford, and in this post I want to report on the six medieval funerary monuments known from the church: Gresham’s numbers 136, 156, 174, 198 and 208 and one additional. 706 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

You Will Know Them by Their Works

The Austrian military officer and mathematician, Andreas von Riedel, died in Paris on February 15th, 1837 at the age of 89 and was buried in the 8th Division of Montparnasse Cemetery. 645 more words

19th Century

Bolton le Sands - the Stones Re-displayed!

When I visited in the summer, I quickly became a fan of the small but distinctive collection of early and later medieval funerary monuments at… 540 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

EAA: Deploying the Dead & Art Crime

Last week, the European Association of Archaeologists conference was held in Maastricht. With over 400 sessions, and (I heard) over 1500 papers given, it was a huge conference. 652 more words

Funerary Monuments

News: Sarcophagi Found in Rome

Archaeological investigations in Rome have uncovered two sarcophagi near the Olympic Stadium. Both are small and are believed to have belonged to children. One is decorated in a rich bas-relief and the other is more “somber.” Initial investigation has dated them both to the 3-4th century, although, it is noted, more study is needed. 476 more words

Research In Progress

2 Monuments from Smyrna

Alas, despite the fact that I vowed to blog more regularly, it has, in fact, been 3 months since my last update.

This year has been very busy. 405 more words

Research In Progress