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Unearthed: 27th May to 2nd June 2013

Life of Die (Girlz ‘N’ Games)

In her latest webcomic, Noelle imagines how the blockbuster film Life of Pi would have turned out if a certain young archaeologist had climbed aboard that life raft. Hint: It doesn’t end well for one of the survivors.

The Day Adventure Found Me (Jay’s Blog)

Jay recounts his awesome day out at the MCM Comic Con in London last weekend.

A day in the life of… a Heritage Consultant (Dig Ventures)

Dig Venturer Peter Alexander talks about his career as a freelance heritage consultant and the dilemmas caused by museum storage.

Square Enix’s Misfortune (MultiPlatform)

Daniel Sims shares his thoughts of Lara’s latest adventure and highlights some of its flaws and missed opportunities.

Free archaeology: Austerity Britain – Museum workers and entire workforces are replaced with volunteers (Conflict Antiquities)

Sam writes about the current lack of job security in British museums and investigates claims that workers and entire workforces are being replaced with volunteers.

Out of Time (Historical Honey)

Matthew reflects on the demise of the popular TV series Time Team and considers its lasting legacy.

Geek Zone : Archaeology on Bodmin Moor; Part 1. Roughtor (Burning in Water)

Cath indulges her inner Lara Croft and explores some of the Iron Age ruins of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.

The Lost Temples of Angkor (Popular Archaeology)

Julie Masis finds out that archaeologists in Cambodia are still discovering lost pre-Angkorian temples near the Cambodian-Thailand border.

In Our Time: Queen Zenobia (BBC Radio 4)

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Queen Zenobia, Empress of the Palmyrene Empire and an accomplished military leader who fought the Romans and conquered Egypt in the 3rd century AD.

Mes Aynak: Afghanistan’s Buddhist buried treasure faces destruction (The Guardian)

A fascinating article on Mes Aynak, the ancient Buddhist city in Afghanistan which faces destruction due to the misfortune of being built on top of one of the world’s largest copper deposits.

Nan Madol: The lost city of the Pacific (501 Places)

Andy Jarosz explores one of Micronesia’s hidden treasures: the abandoned city of Nan Madol on the island of Pohnpei.

Amelia Earhart’s Plane Revealed in Sonar? (Discovery News)

A group of researchers believe that a grainy sonar image captured off the coast of an uninhabited island near Kiritbati might represent the remains of Amelia Earhart’s plane, the Electra.

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About Kelly M (397 Articles)
A Gibraltarian-born blogger, gamer, and archaeology enthusiast with a passion for languages and wildlife conservation. Tweets under the username @TombRaiderArch and runs the official fansite, The Archaeology of Tomb Raider.

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