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Sarcophagi Exhibition - Brussels Cinquantenaire Museum

Visited 20th January 2016

Sarcophagi: Under the stars of Nut

Exhibition Runs from: 15-10-2015 – 20-04-2016

Eternity! To live once more just like the god of the afterlife Osiris, to rise again like the sun that is born from the womb of Nut, the goddess of the sky… The Ancient Egyptians had high expectations of life after death! 1,449 more words


The Herodian Dynasty or The Rulers of Judea

Herod the Great:  Ruled the Jews from 37 – 4 BC and proved to be a loyal subject to Roman overlords.  1,340 more words

Musio Egizio - Turin

Visited on the 27th and 28th November 2015

The Museo Egizio is a museum in Turin, Italy, specialising in Egyptian archaeology and anthropology. It houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities with more than 30,000 artefacts. 277 more words


The British Museum - Faith After the Pharaohs (Special Exhibition)

Visited on the 25th November 2015

Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs

Exhibition runs from : 29 October 2015 – 7 February 2016

Location: Room 35… 345 more words


Pepys: His Life and Times

Can any Londoner have led a more interesting life than Samuel Pepys (1633 – 1703)? Violence, tragedy, pain and enlightenment. He experienced all in good measure and at very close quarters. 435 more words


The Roman Terminous

Martin Armstrong heads an economic consulting firm which has an enviable track record of successful forecasting based on collating “all” historical data and identifying periodicities or cycles in that data. 45 more words

Climate Change

Iron Age and Roman settlement in the hills of southern Jordan (or, a photo of me appears in a peer-reviewed journal)

I have (as usual?) been remiss in my blogging duties here, and have allowed the August issue of Journal of Field Archaeology (40.4) to come out without blogging about my colleague, Kyle Knabb (et al.)’s, … 327 more words