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  • Livia Book Review

    In an especially intriguing section, he discusses the monument Augustus commissioned, the Ara Pacis. In order to avoid scandal, yet still honor Livia, Augustus dedicated the monument on her birthday. He was able to ingeniously promote himself, and also his beloved wife without breaking…

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  • Myrtle Wreaths

    Getty Villa. Bettina Tsigarida’s “A New Gold Myrtle Wreath From Central Macedonia in the Collection of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki” published in The Annual of the British School at Athens, discusses a gold myrtle wreath, which was acquired by the Getty Museum in 1993, and sent back to Greece in 2007. This gold myrtle wreath currently resides in the collection of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. This particular article concentrates on provenance, dating, and comparisons.…

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  • Caribou Management Case Study

    In this chapter, I aim to show how caribou sustain the Denesųłiné. The first section addresses how Denesųłiné safeguard caribou. It summarizes regional influences and caribou management practices. The second section explores how to teach respect for caribou to harvesters. It identifies Denesųłiné challenges related to education and income. These influence the approach to teach wise hunting practices. The third section addresses the advantages and disadvantages of using a community directed…

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  • Finding Rosetta Chapter Summary

    both ideographic and phonetic signs, and later made this public with his completed work, Precis du Systeme Hieroglyphique. On top of this great contribution, Waxman also mentions the fact that Champollion was responsible for looting two vivid wall sections from the tomb of Seti I. Not to mention, as stated by Waxman, the Rosetta Stone itself has never returned to…

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  • Jogrbangla Temple Case Study

    Bangladesh is a country rich in archaeological wealth from different periods. One of such places of archaeological interest is the Jorbangla Temple in Pabna district. It is also known as the Gopinath Jorbangla Temple. Among the 10 Jorbangla temples in Bangladesh this is the only one declared as a protected monument by the department of Archaeology of Bangladesh. The Gopinath Jorbangla Temple is located in the south-eastern part of Pabna city in kala chand para. The exact age of the temple is not…

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  • Mithraea Mystery Cults

    travelers would be passing through. It was this geographical placement of Mithraea that led earlier scholars, such as Franz Cumont, to believe that the cult was spread through Western Europe by Hellenized magi of Iranian decent. However, the archaeological evidence needed to support this claim has not yet been discovered, meaning the Mithraea seem to have appeared throughout the west in similar fashion, at the same time, with no apparent antecedent, making the question of how the cult spread…

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  • Jamestown Case Study

    Introduction Jamestown, a name that is synonymous with the first British settlement in the Americas, is regarded by many American historians as the birthplace of the United States. We tend to think of Jamestown as a glorious fortress constructed by English journeymen who were driven by fame, fortune, and opportunities the Americas will provide for them. However, according to the historical records, Jamestown only existed from 1607 CE to the settlement’s abandonment in 1699 CE. Multiple…

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  • Obelisk Monument Analysis

    The Obelisk’s iconography takes on a geographic scope in its artistic elements as the interaction sphere of Chavin’s civilization sphere entailed the desert coast, humid tropical forests and highlnds, which were three key ecological zones of Peru. The monumental architecture reflected the unique interregional syntesis of Chavin as it is located on a crucial route from the Pacific Coast, through the high pass to the Amazon basin. The obelisk, additionally, was structured in a manner that it…

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  • The Importance Of Life In Roman London

    Roman London but there is no archaeological proof to support the claim that these Baths are infact Roman. “Whatever the reasons for its inception, the wall stood as one of the largest construction projects carried out in Roman Britain. It was also rebuilt and extended numerous times throughout the Roman period, requiring somewhere in the region of 85,000 tons of Kentish ragstone to complete. The wall included over 20 bastions, mainly concentrated around the Eastern section, as well as a large…

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  • Donation Skeletal Collection Analysis

    William M. Bass Donated Skeletal Collection William M. Bass Donated Skeletal Collection was created in 1981 to conduct research on time since death by Dr. William Bass. The donation program provides necessary cadavers to conduct research in forensic taphonomy, along with educating and training students at the University of Tennessee. All individuals donated to the skeletal collection are also used to conduct research at the Anthropological Research Facility. The Skeletal Collection is a major…

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