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The Real Treasure of Tutankhamun

Uncovering a Wealth of Information Using Everyday Objects The tomb of Tutankhamun, opened up by Howard Carter and his team in November 1922, is the only “essentially intact” pharaoh’s tomb to have been found. However the glittering golden artefacts discovered within this royal resting place may have blinded people to the importance of the scientific… Read More »The Real Treasure of Tutankhamun

Bringing Past Invisible Economic Processes to Light

‘Reduce, Re-use, Recycle’. A much older concept than you might expect… In this blog, Julia Steding sheds light on what sustainable practices can tell us about past societies, revealing some of the surprising ways in which objects were kept in the economic cycle, and encouraging a shift in research agendas. By Julia Steding, co-editor of… Read More »Bringing Past Invisible Economic Processes to Light

The Turmoil and Struggles of Ukraine’s Past: Wars, Genocide, and Resistance against the Nazis

Touching on key events, this brief overview explores the history of Ukraine, including its formation under Kievan Rus’, attacks by the Mongols, the emergence of a kingdom centered on Moscow, and the subsequent expansion of the Tsarist empire. Learn about the various conflicts and divisions Ukraine experienced, such as during World War I, the Russian… Read More »The Turmoil and Struggles of Ukraine’s Past: Wars, Genocide, and Resistance against the Nazis

Listen To Your Microbes: A Story of Connection, Collaboration and Creation!

Guest post by Laura Gowers, co-author of Listen to Your Microbes | 7 min read Most of life on Earth is invisible! We are, in fact, living in a microbial world, surrounded by trillions of microscopic creatures. They are all around us, in the air we breathe, the water we drink; they are in us… Read More »Listen To Your Microbes: A Story of Connection, Collaboration and Creation!

Inside Anglo-Saxon Church Architecture and Stone Sculpture

Calling all Anglo-Saxon architecture admirers: want to know what to expect when checking out churches and studying sculpture? Enjoy top tips and insights, as well a sneak peek between the covers of Anglo-Saxon Church Architecture and Stone Sculpture with this blog. By Guy Points | 4 min read Anglo-Saxon Church Architecture and Stone Sculpture provides… Read More »Inside Anglo-Saxon Church Architecture and Stone Sculpture