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  Topic: COIN
Hatty

Replies: 660
Views: 97761

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 11:38 am   Subject: COIN
U.S. officials return Ancient Greek coins to their home

Rare ancient coins confiscated during an undercover investigation into black-market coin trading in New York City are being returned to Gree ...
  Topic: AE on Telly News
Hatty

Replies: 1240
Views: 157135

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 6:57 pm   Subject: AE on Telly News
It was the best line, I agree. The only joke in a wearyingly bleak episode.
  Topic: Forgery: Modus operandi
Hatty

Replies: 360
Views: 61746

PostForum: British History   Posted: 10:29 am   Subject: Forgery: Modus operandi
Moses Shapira, according to Wiki, was "a known purveyor of forged Semitic artefacts". He presented the scroll to the BM in 1883 as "a Bible-related artefact" allegedly found in a w ...
  Topic: Matters Arising
Hatty

Replies: 3469
Views: 565056

PostForum: The History of Britain Revealed   Posted: 4:37 pm   Subject: Matters Arising
(there's still time if anyone's got any more):
a madman
  Topic: Where are all the Neanderthals?
Hatty

Replies: 433
Views: 135498

PostForum: Pre-History   Posted: 8:41 am   Subject: Where are all the Neanderthals?
It may be the explorers' linguistic skills didn't extend beyond big cat, little cat, etc. How many weeks/ months/ years did they stick around?
  Topic: All Things Roman
Hatty

Replies: 267
Views: 76612

PostForum: History   Posted: 10:52 pm   Subject: All Things Roman
Just noticed the caption beneath the photo of the inscribed tile reads

Archaeological evidence of the legion's fate is scarce
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12752497

'Fate', they say, rat ...
  Topic: All Things Roman
Hatty

Replies: 267
Views: 76612

PostForum: History   Posted: 10:44 pm   Subject: All Things Roman
It's Rosemary Sutcliff's centenary year and her Eagle of the Ninth (published 1954) was mentioned on Twitter as part of World Book Day. It's not easy to find any evidence that the Ninth Legion actuall ...
  Topic: All Things Roman
Hatty

Replies: 267
Views: 76612

PostForum: History   Posted: 2:17 pm   Subject: All Things Roman
Obscure? Humph.
  Topic: All Things Roman
Hatty

Replies: 267
Views: 76612

PostForum: History   Posted: 9:12 am   Subject: All Things Roman
The 'Water Newton Treasure', discovered in Cambridgeshire near the Roman town of Durobrivae is declared to be

the earliest group of Christian liturgical silver yet found in the Roman Empire.
Wiki ...
  Topic: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
Hatty

Replies: 706
Views: 89227

PostForum: British History   Posted: 7:46 am   Subject: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
The 'Diamond Sutra' is, according to the British Library and therefore the world, "the earliest complete survival of a dated printed book."

A copy of the Tang-dynasty Chinese version of ...
  Topic: Pandemics Do Not Exist
Hatty

Replies: 32
Views: 631

PostForum: Health   Posted: 11:49 pm   Subject: Pandemics Do Not Exist
I noticed that Doc Holiday was, among other things, a dentist. Is the use of toothpaste connected to the TB and polio viruses?
  Topic: Pandemics Do Not Exist
Hatty

Replies: 32
Views: 631

PostForum: Health   Posted: 3:02 pm   Subject: Pandemics Do Not Exist
Foreign travel. Thomas Cook wasn't available to all at first. Restricted to those with money/connections, later came package deals to enable mass travel.
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2279
Views: 301364

PostForum: British History   Posted: 10:51 am   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
The one I like is the Mold Cape

The Mold cape is a solid sheet-gold object dating from about 1900–1600 BC in the European Bronze Age. It was found at Mold in Flintshire, Wales, in 1833.

http ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2279
Views: 301364

PostForum: British History   Posted: 12:09 am   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Not only does medieval armour appear impractical. It's hard to imagine wearing some of the costumes apparently de rigueur in the High Middle Ages.

How can we know the costumes are authentic? It se ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2279
Views: 301364

PostForum: British History   Posted: 10:50 pm   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Whether the Count of Nieuwerkerke really was a sculptor is open to question. It is fairly unusual for large-scale sculptures to reportedly vanish but survive as copies

He took on official commiss ...
 
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