The morning fog has not lifted yet, keeping the black earth in its grasp just a bit longer while I stare at my feet. The dirt I’m standing on is blotchy from different kinds of soil mixed together by an earlier force. […]
“Yeah, so my 24 year old daughter is playing with Lego’s.” My mom makes it sound so… childish. So let me rephrase it in a better way: “My daughter who is an archaeologist is rebuilding the site where she was last summer […]
This month, the Rijksmuseum of Oudheden will finally again be fully opened to the public as the Egypt-exhibit will finally be renovated. To satisfy the first thirst for knowledge, the public has been able to see the brand new Greek floor and […]
It never occured to me before just how many books about archaeology are written every year. And that if I want to stay involved in the speciality of studies of the ancient world, I should read at least half of them. My […]
There are many movies that involve history. Night at the Museum, Schindler’s List, Michiel de Ruyter, are only a couple of names. However, there are not that much films that involve archaeology, and even less films that involve archaeology in a archaeologically […]
“Look! I found a box of skulls!” Well, that is a strong contestant for ‘wake-up text of the year’. If I studied anything else than archaeology, these words would have been alarming. However, I do do a study that often gets highly fascinated by […]
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