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Ticia Verveer
Archaeologist, sharing archaeology news from around the world. Contributor blog. Maternal Health Ambassador
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Brown archaeology students to reenact Battle of Kadesh
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A team of archaeological and forensic specialists will break through the wall surrounding the monument’s vast ossuary in search of the bodies of Manuel Lapeña, and his brother Antonio.
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Heavy diggers being used by Highways England near Stonehenge are threatening its fragile archaeology, campaigners have warned.
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Experts are warning about careless works around the ancient site of Göbeklitepe, considered the world’s oldest temple area, amid reports that the site is being irreparably damaged by “concrete” and “heavy equipment.”
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In the early period, the Buddha was never represented as a human figure. This 2nd century relief represents the Buddhapada, the footprints of the Buddha.
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2,000+ awesome hieroglyphs, coming soon to Unicode
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The replica Shakespearean theatre that's being built on Merseyside
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An amazing essay by my good friend A must read! In print edition only, but this is the second of two essays. A previous, shorter one ran earlier this year in Narrative
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The Antiquities Ministry of Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the southern city of Aswan.
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The earth mother Gaia rising out of the ground, bearing in both hands the infant Erichthonius. Coin 450-330 B.C.
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The goddess in the relief on the east facade, of the Ara Pacis Augustae, is identified as Pax Augusta. She is likenend to the earth goddess Tellus and to Venus, often associated with fertility. The earth goddess,Tellus, explains the depictions of children, crops, and animals.
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Panel from Ara Pacis Augustae in Rome Central figure usually identified as Tellus but also Italia,Venus,Pax,Ceres
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Roman Mosaic in honour The mother-earth goddess, Tellus Mater Italy
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Ticia Verveer Apr 22
On his knees, a silver bull holds a spouted vessel. This six-inch figurine was found near Susa in Iran. The bull dates to the earliest Elamite culture, 3100–2900 BC, known as proto-Elamite. Traces of cloth were found, perhaps it was intentionally buried as part of a ceremony.
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Ticia Verveer Apr 21
This remarkable rock crystal dagger blade has been found in a megalithic tomb,with two chambers, at Valencina de la Concepción (Seville) in Spain. 2575- 2197 BCE. The second chamber contained a burial which was covered with red pigment made from cinnabar
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