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  • rogueclassicist
    Jun 22, 2014
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      ...from what I got,even yahoo thought it was too long ... here's what was clipped off (I think):


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      OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
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      Big compensation from Germany to a family who had endured Nazi confiscation:

      http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/71896/germany-ordered-to-pay-restitution-to-schocken-family
      http://www.twincities.com/nation/ci_25948864/germany-awards-jewish-family-68m-lost-assets?source=rss
      http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/germany-awards-jewish-family-68m-lost-assets-24103775
      http://forward.com/articles/199999/

      On a sculpture of Alexander Pope:

      http://timescolumns.typepad.com/stothard/2014/06/alexander-pope-a-poet-in-marble.html

      Feature on early microscopes:

      https://www.yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/3873

      On Taft’s chair in Woolsey Hall:

      https://www.yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/3632

      Another feature on the Voynich manuscript:

      https://www.yalealumnimagazine.com/articles/3893

      On Bronze Age politics and today’s Ukraine:

      http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2014/06/anthropologist-bronze-age-offers-lessons-ukraine

      Digital libraries aren’t a violation of copyright:

      http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/11/320927974/book-news-appeals-court-rules-digital-library-doesn-t-violate-copyright-law?sc=17&f=1032&utm_source=iosnewsapp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=app

      Feature on Lawrence of Arabia:

      http://www.npr.org/2014/06/13/321662836/lawrence-of-arabia-from-archaeologist-to-war-hero?sc=17&f=1008&utm_source=iosnewsapp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=app

      Who needs poetry:

      http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/sunday-review/poetry-who-needs-it.html

      On the evolution of office design:

      http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/books/review/cubed-by-nikil-saval.html

      The Beinecke has acquired the Sackville-West papers:

      http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/14/books/beinecke-library-gets-sackville-west-papers.html

      On the gardener of Versailles:

      http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/11/garden-versailles-louis-benech-jean-michel-othoniel/

      They’re still looking for Cervantes:

      http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=70706
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      THE TECHY SIDE
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      Latest CT scan is on a South American mummy:

      http://phys.org/news/2014-06-reveal-results-ct-scan-south.html

      All sorts of tech brought to bear on a Bronze Age burial from Suffolk:

      http://phys.org/news/2014-06-amino-acids-shells-bronze-age.html
      http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140617170842.htm
      http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-06/uoy-waa061714.php
      http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=142809&CultureCode=en
      http://www.science20.com/news_articles/bronze_age_people_used_local_shells_for_decoration-138806
      http://www.sciencecodex.com/what_amino_acids_in_shells_can_tell_us_about_bronze_age_people-135853

      cf http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0099839

      The tech used at Tlachtga (Ireland):

      https://uk.news.yahoo.com/digging-tlachtga-discovering-secrets-ireland-past-191100273.html#dunvv5q

      A Bronze Age  Siberian skull gets put in the synchrotron and reveals something interesting:

      http://phys.org/news/2014-06-siberian-bronze-age-skull-reveals.html

      Hype for a TV show about techy stuff in a Roman catacomb:

      http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/autopsying-catacomb.html

      Interesting application of 3d modelling to the terracotta warriors (and others):

      http://www.nature.com/news/3d-images-remodel-history-1.15418

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      ON THE DNA FRONT   
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      Suggestion that migration of Neolithic farmers from the Near East to Europe had an island-hopping element:

      http://phys.org/news/2014-06-neolithic-people-east-migrated-europe.html
      http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140610102041.htm
      http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140606091425.htm
      http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-06/uow-sbn060914.php
      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2652973/Mysteries-early-farmers-unlocked-DNA-Samples-reveal-Neolithic-people-spread-agriculture-Europe.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
      http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/06/140609-farming-europe-islands-genetics-neolithic-science/
      http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25695-islandhopping-odyssey-brought-civilisation-to-europe.html
      http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/06/2014/neolithic-farmers-came-to-europe-by-sea
      http://news.sciencemag.org/archaeology/2014/06/first-farmers-were-also-sailors

      cf http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/06/04/1320811111 (abstract)

      Not sure where to put this one, but DNA apparently suggests Peruvian migration was caused by climate, not the rise of the Wari Empire:

      http://phys.org/news/2014-06-dna-mummies-climate-instability-drove.html

      More on the DNA of the Beringia folk:

      http://wamc.org/post/dr-dennis-orourke-university-utah-life-bering-land-bridge

      Dienekes' Anthropology Blog:

      http://dienekes.blogspot.ca/
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      CLIMATE MATTERS
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      Plans to study ancient Egyptian climate:

      http://www.naukawpolsce.pap.pl/en/news/news,400743,polish-scientists-will-study-the-climate-of-egypt-thousands-of-years-ago.html

      On Ohio’s prehistoric climate:

      http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2014/06/15/ancient-cultures-affected-by-climate-change-too.html
      http://apps.ohiohistory.org/ohioarchaeology/archaeology-and-climate-change-2/

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      TOURISTY THINGS
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      Rome:

      http://www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/travel/roads-ruins-and-romance-in-rome

      Morgantina:

      http://www.petersommer.com/blog/archaeology-history/morgantina/
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      CRIME BEAT
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      Latest Anonymous Swiss Collector Culture Crime News:

      http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/2014/05/culture-crime-news-28-april-4-may-2014.html

      conflict antiquities:

      http://conflictantiquities.wordpress.com/

      anonymous swiss collector:

      http://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/

      Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues:

      http://paul-barford.blogspot.ca/

      Looting Matters:

      http://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/

      Illicit Cultural Property:

      http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.com/

      SAFE:

      http://www.savingantiquities.org/blog/

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      REPATRIATION AND RECOVERY
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      Germany returned some Cycladic pieces:

      http://www.amna.gr/english/articleview.php?id=6219
      http://eu.greekreporter.com/2014/06/06/german-museum-returns-two-greek-antiquities/
      http://www.deutschlandradiokultur.de/kykladenkunst-deutsch-griechische-kulturversoehnung.954.de.html?dram:article_id=288467 (German)
      http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/kunst/kykladen-rueckgabe-an-athen-jetzt-ist-der-raubzug-endlich-vorbei-12976919.html (German)

      Sweden returned a pre Inca shroud to Peru:

      http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-27880688
      http://phys.org/news/2014-06-sweden-pre-incan-funeral-shroud-peru.html
      http://www.ctvnews.ca/entertainment/peru-museum-unveils-2-000-year-old-funeral-shroud-1.1872722
      http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/stitch-in-time-perus-2000-year-old-threads-smuggled-to-sweden-come-home/article19193235/
      http://www.ibtimes.co.in/peru-displays-2000-year-old-shroud-recovered-sweden-photos-602429 (photos)
      http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2014/06/17/Peru-displays-pre-Incan-funeral-shroud/5681403015679/
      http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/sweden-returns-pre-incan-funeral-shroud-to-peru/2014/06/16/fa6e4eb4-f590-11e3-930d-ca5db8eb8323_story.html
      http://noticieros.televisa.com/mundo/1406/suecia-devuelve-manto-preincaico-peru/ (Spanish)

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      NUMISMATICA
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      Ancient Coin Collecting:

      http://ancientcoincollecting.blogspot.com/

      Ancient Coins:

      http://classicalcoins.blogspot.com/

      Coin Week:

      http://www.coinweek.com/
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      PERFORMANCES AND THEATRE-RELATED
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      ... and for Sword and Sandal flicks:

      http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23swordandsandal

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      OBITUARIES
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      George Stuart:

      http://nationalgeographic.com.feedsportal.com/c/35401/f/667162/s/3b6e905e/sc/38/l/0Lnews0Bnationalgeographic0N0Cnews0C20A140C0A60C140A6120Emaya0Earchaeology0Egeorge0Estuart0Enational0Egeographic0Emesoamerica0C/story01.htm

      Stuart Vaughn:

      http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/theater/stuart-vaughan-director-and-shakespeare-expert-dies-at-88.html?ref=theater

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      AUDIO/VIDEO NEWS
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      Audio News from Archaeologica:

      http://www.archaeologychannel.org/content/MP3/audnews20140525.mp3

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      Archaeology Magazine News Page:

      http://www.archaeology.org/news/

      About.com Archaeology:

      http://archaeology.about.com/

      Ancient Digger:

      http://www.ancientdigger.com/

      Archaeology Briefs:

      http://archaeologybriefs.blogspot.com/

      Past Horizons:

      http://www.pasthorizons.com/

      Stonepages:

      http://www.stonepages.com/news/

      Taygete Atlantis excavations blogs aggregator:

      http://planet.atlantides.org/taygete/

      Time Machine:

      http://heatherpringle.wordpress.com/
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