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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