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Thomas Småberg
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The ancient site of Göbekli Tepe, one of the world’s most important archaeological sites boasting a history of 12,000 years, is set to soon graduate from UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage Sites to the permanent list.

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The ancient site of Göbeklitepe, one of the world’s most important archaeological sites boasting a history of 12,000 years, is set to soon graduate from UNESCO’s tentative list of World Heritage Sites to the permanent list.
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"Walter Map was a twelfth-century courtier from the Welsh Marches. His only surviving work is De Nugis Curialium (“Courtiers’ Trifles”) (c. 1181-92), a strange book in which history, religious debate and court satire are interwoven with a tangle of mythology, folklore, and eerie supernatural tales. It was perhaps these folkloric horror stories that attracted the attention of famed medievalist scholar and twentieth-century writer of ghost stories M. R. James, who edited De Nugis Curialium in 1914 and translated it from Latin into English in 1923."
De Nugis Curialium is a strange book in which history, religious debate and court satire are interwoven with a tangle of mythology, folklore and eerie supernatural tales.
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Gorgeous new find just announced at Vindolanda - the wooden handle of a 2nd century toy sword: http://ow.ly/wbuH301mBKP
@VindolandaTrust wooden sword given to gladiator when freed? Carly Silver · 3m3 minutes ago. Carly Silver @CarlyASilver. @VindolandaTrust @CurrentArchaeo Not trying to be lewd, but are you sure that's what it is? #apotropaicphallusforthewin. Sorry, Twitter is taking too long to load. Try again ...
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The Phaistos disk is a fired clay disk, probably of Minoan origin, measuring some 16cm in diameter and impressed on both sides with 242 symbols set in a spiral arrangement. As yet, this unique archaeological find remains an undeciphered enigma.

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The Phaistos disk is a fired clay disk, probably of Minoan origin, measuring some 16cm in diameter and impressed on both sides with 242 symbols set in a spiral arrangement. As yet, this unique archaeological...
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"In the 1980s and 1990s, you went from no #BronzeAge mines being known in #Britain at all, to – suddenly – a lot of small #mines being discovered," says Alan Williams of the University of Liverpool's Department of #Archaeology in the UK, whose PhD research focuses on the #GreatOrme. "And then the star in the crown was basically the Great Orme, which grew to be much bigger than all of the others and, in fact, is one of the biggest in all of Europe. It turned out to be the Stonehenge of #copper #mining."
Thousands of years before the Industrial Revolution, people were mining for metal on an industrial scale
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One of the earliest #AngloSaxon Christian burial sites in #Britain has been discovered in a village outside #Cambridge. The grave of a teenage girl from the mid 7th century AD has an extraordinary combination of two extremely rare finds: a ‘bed burial’ and an early Christian artefact in the form of a stunning gold and garnet cross. - See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/mystery-of-anglo-saxon-teen-buried-in-bed-with-gold-cross#sthash.Br34TIL7.dpuf

#archaeology #latenantiquity #christianity #ancienthistory #medieval  
Extraordinary 7th century discovery on outskirts of Cambridge offers unique insights into the origins of English Christianity.
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Roman glass beaker dates from the 4th century AD and was found in Cologne, Germany. It bears an inscription in Latin which reads, ‘Drink and you will live for many years’.
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irisharchaeology: “ This beautiful Roman glass beaker dates from the 4th century AD and was found in Cologne, Germany. It bears an inscription in Latin which reads, ‘Drink and you will live for many...
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“Göbekli Tepe” (“Hill with a Navel”, or “Potbelly Hill”) is found approximately 16 km (10 miles) northeast of Şanlıurfa, an ancient city in southeastern Turkey once named “Edessa” and known as “the City of the Prophets”.

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“Göbekli Tepe” (“Hill with a Navel”, or “Potbelly Hill”) is found approximately 16 km (10 miles) northeast of Şanlıurfa, an ancient city in southeastern Turkey...
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#Çatalhöyük’s inclusion on the #UNESCO World Heritage List has done wonders for #tourism at the 9,000-year-old site in Central #Anatolia, according to the head of the excavations at the site, Professor Ian Hodder.
The 9,000-year-old Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük has been drawing even more tourists than before since it was added to the UNESCO list
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Greek archaeologists at Ancient Stagira, Central Macedonia, say they have found Aristotle’s tomb. Addressing the Aristotle 2400 Years World Congress, they point to the 2,400-year-old tomb as the most important finding from the 20-year excavation.

http://buff.ly/25pQ6Mr #Aristotle #Archaeology #AncientGreece #Macedonia #News #History #AncientHistory
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Meaningful Uses of #EdTech
A Cavalcade of Inspiring Ideas for Kicking up Learning and Enhancing Engagement in Your Classroom!
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A unique ancient funerary boat has been unearthed near the Abusir pyramids, Egypt’s Antiquities Minister said in a statement. The vessel dates to about 2550 B.C. and was discovered by archaeologists excavating a large mastaba, or ancient tomb, in a cemetery of the Old Kingdom officials in Abusir, south of the Giza plateau.

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Associate Professor of History. I´m a Senior Lecturer at Malmö University.
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My research has a focus on ritual, performance, political culture, power structures and social network relationships. I´m currently a senior lecturer at Malmö University, Sweden, where I´m also the coordinator for the department of Historical studies.
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Originally from Brastad, Bohuslän, famous for its rock carvings
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  • Göteborg University
    Ph.D in History
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Lecturer and researcher in History at university level
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  • Malmö University
    Senior Lecturer
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