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Blog by Gillian Hovell, The Muddy Archaeologist www.muddyarchaeologist.co.uk

A Sense of Place WALKING THROUGH ANCIENT MYCENAE

To walk in Mycenae is, therefore, to walk amongst the oldest stories we know of western literature.  It was peopled by characters, with names, dramatic events took place and it was a world of warriors, power and presence.

April 28, 2020 · 2 Comments

A Sense of Place: A Virtual Walk through Troy

While the world sits in Corvid-19 isolation, our wanderlust is curtailed.

It need not be this way.  Let’s join in a virtual journey.

Today, we are travelling back 3,200 years to the great Trojan War, the source of the stories of Homer’s famous epics The Iliad and Odyssey.   Here, we shall walk through legends, consider the adventure that is archaeology, and stroll through the ages.

April 17, 2020 · Leave a comment