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Daily Links – 30th March 2013

Object biography #12: A wooden shabti of King Seti I (Acc. no. 13906) (Egypt at the Manchester Museum)

Campbell writes about one of the wooden shabti figures of King Seti I in the Manchester Museum’s collection.

Hitachi to sponsor a new online archaeology and arts project (The Heritage Trust)

Hitachi’s European division will be donating £120,000 to the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures to develop a website that will allow schoolchildren to learn about Japanese history and archaeological treasures. (Author’s comment: I wonder if they’ll include a section about Yamatai-koku and Queen Himiko)

Visiting the Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology museum exhibition (Club Jade)

Jawajames’s review of the “Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology” exhibition at the Discovery Science Centre in Santa Ana, California. (Author’s comment: Please, please, PLEASE bring this exhibition to the Netherlands, Belgium, or UK)

Tomb Raider 2: How to improve the next game (Gaming Illustrated)

Kalvin lists some of the plot and game play features that Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix should improve on in any future Tomb Raider sequels. (Author’s comment: In other words, bring back what people loved about the older games)

‘I love mysteries,’ says man claiming hidden gold (The Salt Lake Tribune)

82-year-old Forrest Fenn explains how and why he has inspired thousands of treasure hunters to embark on a quest to find a hidden treasure trove of gold coins, antique jewellery, and ancient artefacts. (Author’s comment: Plot of the next Tomb Raider game? ;))


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Kelly M is a translator, blogger, and gamer with a passion for archaeology, languages, and wildlife conservation. Tweets under the username @TombRaiderArch and is the admin and chief content creator for The Archaeology of Tomb Raider.
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