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Garry Shaw
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My latest article for Science Magazine (the most popular news story on their website in December 2016!): A reconstruction of Heunebur g hillfort,  where the vessels were found (Photo: Kenny Arne Lang Antonsen CC BY-SA 4.0 ) Sometime between 600 and 450 B.C....

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Steep commute gave ancient Egyptian workers osteoarthritis
Here's my latest article for Science Magazine... The Village of Deir el-Medina. Photo: Garry Shaw Commuting to work can be a real pain, and it was no different in ancient Egypt. About 3500 years ago, the artisans who dug out and decorated the rock-cut royal...

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To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art
My latest article for The Art Newspaper, a review of the exhibition 21 rue La Boétie at La Boverie in Liège... Anne Sinclair with her grandfather Paul Rosenberg.  Photo: Sinclair Family Woman in Blue in Front of a Fire, which was painted by Matisse in March...

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Egypt’s Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored
My latest article for The Art Newspaper... Mallawi Museum. Photo: Ministry of Antiquities The Mallawi Museum, in Egypt’s Al Minya Governorate, reopened this week after a £864,000 renovation. Most of the museum’s 1,000-piece collection has also been recovere...

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The Pilgrim's Steps: Life, Death, and the Afterlife in Porto and Braga
Here's the opening of my latest article for Timeless Travels ... Anybody who tells you that the first step is always the hardest has never tried walking the nearly 600 steps that lead to the Catholic church of Bom Jesus do Monte near Braga, Portugal. In my ...

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My Review of Hotel Casa Ellul in Valletta, Malta
I recently wrote a review of Casa Ellul, a boutique hotel in Malta, for B.There Magazine (Brussels Airline magazine, now called B.Inspired)... For years, visitors to Malta have enjoyed the architectural delights of Valletta by day, only to leave at night fo...

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The Importance of Death in Everyday Egyptian Life
My latest article for Apollo Magazine... Coffin of Nakhtefmut (detail), Egyptian, 2nd Dynasty, Third Intermediate Period, 945–735 BC Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Often, exhibitions of ancient Egyptian artefacts divide their galleries into objects of ‘daily...

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The Afterlife of Ancient Egypt
My review of the exhibition "Death on the Nile" at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, for History Today... Wooden model of a brewing and baking works About 3,000 years ago, a man named Nespawershefyt, working in the temple of Amun at Karnak (in modern Luxor...

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Aerial photography shows off Jordan’s archaeological treasures—and reveals sites at risk
My latest article for The Art Newspaper... Jarash Circus, Arch Hadrian. Photo: © APAAME Using military helicopters, the team of the Aerial Photographic Archive for Archaeology in the Middle East have been photographing Jordan’s archaeological sites since 19...

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Heading Down the Publicum
My latest article for The Art Newspaper... A view of the tavern from the east.  Photo: Benjamin P. Luley, Gaël Piquès and Antiquity. The recent discovery of a possible Roman tavern in the south of France could shed new light on daily life in the ancient emp...
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