Unearthed: 3rd July 2013


First Unlooted Royal Tomb of Its Kind Unearthed in Peru (National Geographic)

After months of secrecy in order to protect the site from looters, archaeologists have revealed that they have discovered and excavated the first undisturbed Wari royal tomb in northern Peru.

Developers destroy ancient Peru pyramid (BBC News)

In another part of Peru, archaeologists are condemning the reckless destruction of an ancient pyramid by real estate developers. The pyramid, one of a dozen ancient structures at the El Paraíso site, was thought to be up to 5,000 years old.

Archaeology Blog: It’s Not All Fun and Games (GraecoMuse)

Jenni’s team is almost three weeks into the dig season but it hasn’t all been smooth sailing for some members of the dig crew.

BBC: The Man who Discovered Egypt (Youtube)

The BBC’s documentary on Flinders Petrie, the father of modern field archaeology and Egyptology, is available in its entirety on Youtube. Don’t miss it!

Fan Fiction: Tomb Raider 2013 Follow-up (Part 2) (Pfangirl Through the Looking Glass)

Noelle has published the second part of her three-part fan fiction story set after the events of Tomb Raider 2013. There is some strong language so it may not suitable for younger readers.

Henry Salt: ‘collector of heroic proportions’ (Joyce Filer)

Joyce assesses former British consul-general Henry Salt’s contribution to Egyptology and looks at his collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities.

Happy 1st birthday to the Egyptiana Emporium! (The Egyptiana Emporium)

Gemma celebrates the first birthday of her amazing blog, The Egyptiana Emporium, and invites readers to tell her which blog posts have been their favourites so far.

Towards a Chronology of (and in) Computer Games (Archaeogaming)

Andrew looks at the comparative roles of chronology and seriation in archaeology and video games.

Role Models in Gaming: Meagan Marie (ArcadeMint)

Kayle honours Meagan Marie, Crystal Dynamics’ Community and Communication Manager.

Tomb Raider: Underworld Review (X-Box 360) (Games, Brrraaains & A Head-Banging Life)

Raptures Lost turns back the clock and reviews the arguably underrated Tomb Raider: Underworld.

The City Around Angkor Wat (Alison in Cambodia)

Alison writes about the use of LiDAR technology in modern-day archaeology and the recently discovered urban structures that surround the Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

What Gaming Teaches You About Girls (A Girl and a Game)

Alysia’s tongue-in-cheek guide to video game women.

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