Apr. 13th, 2009

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Apr. 13th, 2009 12:28 am
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Well, Easter was lovely, and I hope everyone who celebrated it had a lovely time. The same to everyone who celebrated Passover, or another spring holiday.

Any road, these are some links I wanted to keep track of. [livejournal.com profile] sovay, I thought you might be interested by the Etruscan one, although I suspect you'll have heard of it already and more in depth besides.

(June 21, 2004) — Archaeologists have found a trio of extraordinary stone carvings while charting the phenomenon of prehistoric rock markings in Northumberland, close to the Scottish border in the United Kingdom.

(June 30, 2006) — Digging on a remote hilltop in Italy, a Florida State University classics professor and her students have unearthed artifacts that dramatically reshape our knowledge of the religious practices of an ancient people, the Etruscans.

(Oct. 23, 2000) — Researchers from Temple University and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have found some of the earliest direct evidence of root crop cultivation in the Americas, it was reported in a recent edition of the journal Nature (Oct. 19).

(Apr. 1, 2004) — Several new rock art discoveries by a University of Colorado at Boulder researcher depict mounted warriors, likely Comanche, astride horses clad in leather armor and created around 1700 to 1750, the first such petroglyphs found in the state.
--This one is especially interesting to me, as there's more detail in this article than in the previous reports I'd seen.

(June 8, 2005) — New research into the Ancient Greeks shows their knowledge of travel inspired early forms of fantasy and science fiction writing.

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