The Roundup #39

London has a new mayor, and he’s certainly interesting. There are thunderstorms in Toronto instead of Alberta where, let’s face it, it feels like half the province is on fire right now. And I found a dress for my sister’s wedding.

All that being said, here’s this week’s roundup. Enjoy!

From Archaeology.org:

Perhaps not an autobiography, but an inscription in first person from the reign of Idrimi of Alalakh certainly reads like one.

Archaeologists in Orkney are investigating an underground chamber that may date to the Iron Age.

A wind-catching tower from the 7th to 9th century AD has been discovered in Kuwait.

Cuneiform complaints from four thousand years ago, and a feature on the use and value of cuneiform throughout the ages.

And a bit of nostalgia from 2012 when archaeologists discovered the great Aqueduct of Trajan at Lake Bracciano.

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