Ancient History News Archive April 2011

April 2011

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Ancient Andean Tunics Exhibition

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published on 26 April 2011
Stunning and beautiful tunics from the Andes Mountains are currently display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY. For thousands of years, talented weavers in the Andes have been the creators of some of the world's finest tunics, coats, and blankets. Fortunately for us, the dry climate of the Andes has helped preserve many of them for posterity... [continue reading]
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For our readers "Down Under," please note that a fantastic exhibition is in your country for the very first time. The Melbourne Museum and National Geographic are sponsoring "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" in Melbourne, Australia. This has already drawn over seven million visitors in the United States and Europe in the past five years, and... [continue reading]
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Call for Papers: Warfare in Antiquity

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published on 14 April 2011
The study of ancient warfare is a broad and well established subject that stretches across a range of disciplines. However, persistent controversies regarding interpretations of and approaches to the subject matter remain. In light of this and in celebration of the recent 2,500 year anniversary of the battle of Marathon, the UCD Schools of Archaeology and Classics... [continue reading]
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Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa

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published on 11 April 2011
Nubia: Ancient Kingdoms of Africa, an exhibition at New York University's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, takes the visitor deep into the heart of one of Africa's most mysterious and fascinating ancient kingdoms. Showcasing over a hundred objects and works of craftsmanship, this is the first major Nubian exhibition in the United States in recent... [continue reading]
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Roads of Arabia

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published on 11 April 2011
Roads of Arabia is the first major exhibition of ancient objects, jewelery, art, and goods from the Arabia Peninsula --specifically, Saudi Arabia. It will be on international tour until 2013, visiting Paris, Barcelona, St. Petersburg, Berlin, and Chicago along the way. Writing in the Parisian daily Le Figaro, Eric BiƩtry-Rivierre marveled at the discovery... [continue reading]
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Book Recommendations

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published on 07 April 2011
We have another new feature: Book recommendations! Now you can recommend books on every subject on the site. Recommended books will always display with the related books at the bottom, and are specially highlighted. You can also leave a review (which isn't displayed yet, but will be soon). I'm looking forward to all your recommendations!

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