Sports are a nice distraction from the wonky weather in Toronto. If we ever get to a point where I don’t have to wear a coat for two days in a row without freezing, I will feel it is a New World.
In the meantime, here’s this week’s roundup. Enjoy!
A cache of Roman coins weighing 1,300 lbs from the fourth century has been discovered in Spain.
Underwater archaeology has a new friend, OceanOne, a humanoid robot designed to explore underwater sites with more precision than other bots.
I’m always fascinated by Venus figures, mostly the much older kind, but this Roman pseudo-venus found in England still holds sway.
Construction work in Amsterdam has uncovered a 19th century slum bordering the city’s Jewish quarter.
A feature on the Hudson-Meng Bison Kill site in Nebraska.
From National Geographic:
Excavations at Jerusalem have uncovered building remains from the Hellenistic Period.
From History Today:
A feature on the correspondent from The Times, George Steer, who witnessed the bombing of Guernica in 1937.