Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Ship , the Treasures, & the Mechanism: The Antikythera Shipwreck Exhibition

Recently, I attended the Antikythera Shipwreck exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. The exhibition is set up in such a way as to see the ceramic pots, bronze/marble sculpture, glassware, and gold jewelry represented in the context with which they were found. The walls of the gallery were painted a deep blue with

NARNIA: the Magical Land of Archaeological Science

NARNIA, or the mouthful New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to ancient material studies, is a research project funded by the EU through the Marie Curie Initial Training Networks. The project’s lengthy title, abbreviated into a snappy acronym reminiscent of fantastic tales and adventures defines its purpose well: to build an interdisciplinary network between participating

Milan: far more than just great shopping

Milan is the second largest city in Italy and the fifth largest city in the European Union. As a part of the Blue Banana (or European Backbone), it is considered to be one of the most populous, affluent, and industrial urban areas in the world. Known as one of the top fashion and design capitals

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