Author: Emma Watts-Plumpkin

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 8 years ago
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One freezing January, in the depth of the Cold War, I visited the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (now…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 8 years ago
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The only work of Mayan literature known outside specialist circles is the Popol Vuh, the 16th century Quiché…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 8 years ago
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Akrotiri is an archaeological monument to the rich commerce, connections, and culture of the Middle…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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Richard Hodges reflects upon a rich year at the glorious site of Butrint in Southern…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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What do we know of Maya ritual practices? New revelations of a well-preserved sweatbath at…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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Mould, decay, mismanagement: having survived for millennia, the exquisite art at Lascaux is critically degrading.…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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Before oil and gas became the major economic driving factors in the Arabian Gulf, another…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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In Brian Fagan's latest instalment of all things archaeological that are both exotic and entertaining,…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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Researchers at the Hebrew University's Institute of Archaeology say they have found evidence that sophisticated…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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  Crete has been an island for five million years - so the discovery of…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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Professor Zilhão of the University of Bristol and his colleagues have used red deer teeth…

Emma Watts-Plumpkin 9 years ago
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Professor João Zilhão and colleagues at the University of Bristol, UK, have found pigment-stained and…