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Researching archaeological sites and findings on the web

Unless you are on the project team that is excavating an archaeological site, it can often be difficult to conduct meaningful research on the practices and findings involved. Over the last decade, however, KO professionals in the UK have been

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The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

In the current issue of┬áThe New Yorker, there’s an article talking about how our conceptions of classical sculpture were influenced by racialized ideas of whiteness when first discovered by archaeologists. When our current society thinks of classical sculpture, we think

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by Hugh McLeod

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