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Linking to inscriptions in Clauss-Slaby

If you want to make a direct link to just one inscription in the magnificent Clauss-Slaby database, here’s a way to do it. I should point out I found this out ages ago (I know not where, sadly, so anonymous credit is due), lost it, then rediscovered it! 158 more words



We take an early train to Bharatpur. Distances across India are vast. From Bharatpur, another long bumpy ride by bus to our hotel. Tourists travel the distance to see Fort Agra and the Taj Mahal. 862 more words

A cathedral field trip

One of my academic specialisms is the study of inscriptions, otherwise known as epigraphy. Most of the material I work with is epigraphic, and sometimes this is one of the biggest challenges in my work. 1,098 more words



BY Christian Lauwers

Avec Rome, Alexandrie fut une des deux plus grandes cités de l’Antiquité. Textes antiques et récits de voyageurs donnent des éléments de description de cette ville, que l’archéologie de sauvetage complète par bribes et morceaux. 2,792 more words


This Stunning 700-Year-Old Hand Carved Cave Was Found Behind A Rabbit Hole In The British Countryside.

We’ve all heard of rabbit holes leading to another world before, but that’s usually something that only happens in books!

Photographer Michael Scott took a trip down a rabbit hole into this medieval cave, armed with candles for illumination and captured… 17 more words

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Marginalia, Bookmarks, Etc. Found in Books

In two of the books I currently have on the go, items found in books are a key element. First there’s Swimming Lessons in Claire Fuller, in which one strand of the narrative is told via a series of letters Ingrid hid in various thematically relevant books from her husband’s overflowing collection before she disappeared 12 years ago. 278 more words

Something Different

CONSTRUCT - The Underground, Hanley, 18/02/2017

SUPPORT: Inscriptions, Despoiled, 2 Years 2 Late



The metalheads of Stoke-on-Trent were out in force at the weekend to see local lads Construct perform in front of a home crowd. 446 more words

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