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

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Tuesday 11th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better! Yesterday’s destination was Phaestos in Crete. This was one of the … Continue reading

December 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Monday 10th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better! Yesterday’s destination was basking in the Mediterranean sun on the island … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Sunday 9th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better! Yesterday’s destination was a trip back to the Neolithic, the time … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist

Where in the ancient world Advent Calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeologist.

Saturday 8th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better! Yesterday’s destination was Ephesus. There is so much at Ephesus that … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Where in the Ancient World advent calendar with the Muddy Archaeolog

Saturday 8th December: Today’s challenge – where is this ancient site? If you know the date, all the better …                         … Continue reading

December 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where in the Ancient World? Advent Calendar

If the winter weather gives you wanderlust, or if you just love doing a spot of armchair travelling, then here’s something to boost you in the run up to Christmas … Continue reading

December 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Experiencing Chesters Roman Fort

Chesters Fort: Location – on Hadrian’s Wall This picturesque riverside site is a green and peaceful location now.  But nearly 2,000 years ago, it was a vibrant hub of activity.  … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

DISCOVERY OF THE BONES OF A CRUCIFIED MAN

You can read here in Live Science the recent publication of a new archaeological discovery.  If this truly turns out to be the burial of a crucified man in Italy, that’s … Continue reading

June 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Voyage into the Neolithic

Cruises can take you to many destinations (all without having to keep packing and unpacking!).  But one of the great joys of such a voyage is to travel back in time.  Recent cruises (with Smithsonian Journeys) have led our guests and myself back over 5,000 years to the great prehistoric sites of Orkney and Shetland. 

June 10, 2018 · 1 Comment