Watching Brief - July - SoupCast

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

 

Link of the Month: ‘Google Maps’ of Ancient Roman World:

https://tinyurl.com/yxe7bnr7

 

Links:

 

02:59 – Updates and Breaking News:

Egypt asks Interpol to recover Tutankhamun statue sold by Christie's:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/07/09/egypt-asks-interpol-recover-tutankhamun-statue-sold-christies/?fbclid=IwAR0QB-fK-IHuj6e64GRSVeHNBQJO4Q8hmzw4XJfOi98XCDVb6C_AE5fd_tw

Usher Gallery plans could see 30,000 works of art moved out of Lincolnshire:

https://thelincolnite.co.uk/2019/07/usher-gallery-plans-could-see-30000-works-of-art-moved-out-of-lincolnshire/?fbclid=IwAR0ayCsBqdEGrIsgFf2SgVvf1AWqDa0HjWc8YmOeK3sjgm72UFEoNXZe6tA

Nicky Morgan appointed DCMS Secretary of State:

https://fundraising.co.uk/2019/07/29/nicky-morgan-appointed-dcms-secretary-of-state/#.XUHkqehKhpg

14: 59 - British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/entertainment-arts-49006976?fbclid=IwAR3pJgEmhcWcqJzSKzUqYNqplQEPfhDb8DMgKga6DPS5uVR9AYJdGD8QJhw

British Museum staff express support for trustee who resigned:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jul/23/british-museum-staff-support-ahdaf-soueif-trustee-resigned?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Messenger&fbclid=IwAR04HbbDJexfBMbSh5yMlikNdvMNltB__bxJ1dcBpAFA1g1fp-4mPSpnteI

33:40 - Archaeologists discover ancient mosaic with wonderful message:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/archaeologists-discover-ancient-mosaic-with-message-be-cheerful-enjoy-your-life-a6998346.html?fbclid=IwAR2LetFuKdandzz2miWj-MBWnYWo_OFyuedEE5PQvvdZIaTv8O6qX-pS-oY

Facebook Conversation:

https://tinyurl.com/y66p2es8


Blog Post - On a new Late Roman floor mosaic from Antioch:

https://amoriumurbarch.blogspot.com/2016/04/on-new-late-roman-floor-mosaic-from.html?m=1&fbclid=IwAR3zxJGhppT3sWttO-nOFfl8w4Spmcp4lpge50O-2qCgS0mxFP_ToSjWEls

 

41:13 - ‘Roman Biro’ - Complete with joke - found at London building site:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jul/27/joke-on-roman-souvenir-bloomberg-building-site-city-of-london?CMP=share_btn_tw&fbclid=IwAR1av-DXrLKZrMYE8cOcjD8LHqqEpcA_fMoggMQ--B296WUtNUGXKkg_Zc8

53:12 - Mystery of Chedworth’s 1,800-year-old Roman glass shard solved:

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jul/22/mystery-of-chedworth-1800-year-old-roman-glass-shard-solved?CMP=share_btn_tw&fbclid=IwAR2_5ZNEkbKxXV1wrIfemRY1jUMlmyQD9HUfqExDCy6pbW2D7GQL0Fak3Kk

Archaeology student finds exceptionally rare fragment from Roman bottle:

https://phys.org/news/2019-07-archaeology-student-exceptionally-rare-fragment.html?fbclid=IwAR1VV_rL1GgUsICVHfkDFAiuIn4rXZkFU88Fyn9FwawuGQXQrz6PJwz6nm4

 

01:07:00 – Muppet of the Month:

Federal Conservative candidate gives boyfriend human skull for birthday:

https://aptnnews.ca/2019/07/03/federal-conservative-candidate-gives-boyfriend-human-skull-for-birthday/?fbclid=IwAR09PiZ-pFUvRzqtDeXJp7X8cJ-9N58Y-hfZLRjjwuIBcIhsz3hgOviAf0Q


01:17:00 – Media Picks: Moon Landing Live:

https://www.channel4.com/programmes/moon-landing-live?fbclid=IwAR3aEKmCYT1wRBlBUWo7OQxUQGzArH3v3I0-VN9OamFKbgVe1KyPvw3r0jI


The Dish (2000):

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0205873/

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Watching Brief - June - SoupCast

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

 

Link of the Month: Susan Oosthuizen Landscape Case study:

 

https://tinyurl.com/y4hgcs2a

 

Links:

 

01:29 - ‘No compensation’ for Tintagel bridge delays:

 

https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/no-compensation-for-tintagel-bridge-delays/5100250.article?fbclid=IwAR2CLNGxWYr2Q4Dj63DWTZacuuCoWpjQ8fvy3Z1DuYI-2xslpOqjvCvDlIU#.XRYHFduKg7g.twitter

 

Chinese tombs yield earliest evidence of cannabis use:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48624784?fbclid=IwAR307lypKAahNYY0vaLRA0OlD7CWrTZ9kQ0vg4_m49JinL9Pvu0cSjLICqk

 

Long-lost Lewis Chessman found in Edinburgh family's drawer:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-48494885?fbclid=IwAR0oZ2Ib2MoLj1t_xb2RpqWEUCgHwqo4hFJulHE_Qe8Ui9-GEnEfGuRMkkc

 

Historians hope to find Revolutionary War artifacts at Spuyten Duyvil site:

 

https://riverdalepress.com/stories/historians-hope-to-find-revolutionary-war-artifacts-at-spuyten-duyvil-site,69125?fbclid=IwAR2HDb8uJM3VU7PH60Fw3VbjHpVrvHj5uEP52Ed08go8iwhLZea-uW95FCU

12:05 - PUPPY DOG EYES EVOLVED SO DOGS COULD COMMUNICATE WITH US:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/animals/puppy-dog-eyes-evolved-so-dogs-could-communicate-with-us.aspx

Severed Head of a Giant 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Discovered in Russia:

https://www.livescience.com/65677-severed-head-ancient-wolf-russia.html?fbclid=IwAR12xHUk0FGVIJ6P9TD-hMQvo8C3PH867nLx6lP0E-wU4E2ex4UtHyMpViU

40,000-year-old severed wolf's head discovered in Siberia:

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/11/europe/russia-wolf-head-scli-intl/index.html?fbclid=IwAR0D4A7FFUbC0QO0gAIwcKEDhqJQg9wahU5wL_OMr0mF0vZx-k58VCyJdfE

24:53 - Museums are dangerous places: How Te Papa is challenging colonialist history:

https://thespinoff.co.nz/atea/23-10-2018/museums-are-dangerous-places-challenging-history/?fbclid=IwAR0093un2BKHbdLzu9TojjzztWWFJgc70WJM6PMpRjVO4G6g2S3tvexBhkg

Should Museums return their colonial artefacts?

 

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jun/29/should-museums-return-their-colonial-artefacts?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Messenger&fbclid=IwAR1Pe35l7P1mKKTL-FJwcHJhTRrcEWDSEWZ8X5EWUeEW_EhYcPsKvTVrslY

 

Plan to show treasures in Ethiopia is underway - V&A boss Tristram Hunt:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/30/plan-to-show-ethiopian-treasures-in-addis-ababa-under-way-says-tristram-hunt?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Messenger&fbclid=IwAR28lKuGbD0meytxfElm0czuOXvPqh4Z9a3iCvhIMSMtsxhcl-BTYZpqezE

47:08 - Professor Alice Roberts leaves Twitter after facing ‘hate, bile and misogyny’:

 

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/professor-alice-roberts-twitter-deactivated-time-team-gender-binary-hate-bile-misogyny-a8966976.html?fbclid=IwAR1Rn2NcxDatNPxGwacRjOLnf8Uu7eTQVJuuiCDV-h5dWNdLmLOjOjSy5Uk

 

Facebook Link:

 

https://tinyurl.com/y45bpd9m

01:07:09 - Controversial King Tut Statue Has Sketchy Origins. Now Christie's Is Selling it:

https://www.livescience.com/65790-king-tut-statue-investigation.html?fbclid=IwAR3KJSi4OXu78DJ4x-KzC5qlyV4q23IrEOMJEFGal3IMfjxNBoYLo92pvSU

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jul/05/bust-of-tutankhamun-sold-at-auction-for-47m-despite-egypt-protests?fbclid=IwAR2xAvPZ6ERaxAOTPHW9eHefqo-Ykm10Wh2RMb1MbTfCm9O4S4DVwPoR1ME

'Blood Antiquities' Looted from War-Torn Yemen Bring in $1 Million at Auction:

https://www.livescience.com/65641-yemen-blood-antiquities-investigation.html?fbclid=IwAR2MeFy1dC14ljLja_fiQuAmJRU3_jCeD-wsdZ7DOpih-jdmWW7caCFyEck

01:22:19 – Muppets of the Month:

Parts of WWII plane dug up in Ireland - nearly 80 years after it crashed:

https://news.sky.com/story/parts-of-wwii-plane-dug-up-in-ireland-nearly-80-years-after-it-crashed-11751908?fbclid=IwAR1Rn2NcxDatNPxGwacRjOLnf8Uu7eTQVJuuiCDV-h5dWNdLmLOjOjSy5Uk

'Plane-shaped UFO found on Moon in 50-year-old Soviet lunar mission pictures':

https://www.express.co.uk/news/weird/583080/Plane-shaped-UFO-found-on-Moon-in-50-year-old-Soviet-lunar-mission-pictures

Russian fighter jet is used in poster to promote Britain's iconic RAF Red Arrows in 'embarrassing' government blunder:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7182927/Russian-fighter-jet-used-poster-promote-Britains-iconic-Red-Arrows.html?fbclid=IwAR1Rn2NcxDatNPxGwacRjOLnf8Uu7eTQVJuuiCDV-h5dWNdLmLOjOjSy5Uk

01:29:38 – Media Picks:

Robert the Bruce actor and SNP MP slam Cineworld over chain's 'ban' on new film:

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/robert-the-bruce-actor-and-snp-mp-slam-cineworld-over-chain-s-ban-on-new-film-1-4956190?fbclid=IwAR2N_h-TnVw2r7hXD6MROPns3UOJnag-o9OkJraiGuwi01krA3tDmjFPz_E

Alex Salmond urges Cineworld to 'think again' and screen Robert the Bruce epic in Scotland

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/alex-salmond-urges-cineworld-to-think-again-and-screen-robert-the-bruce-epic-in-scotland-1-4956495

Cineworld to show Robert the Bruce film in Scotland after campaign:

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17740333.cineworld-to-show-robert-the-bruce-film-in-scotland-after-campaign/

Cineworld 'offered Robert the Bruce film' but didn't answer:

https://www.thenational.scot/news/17738142.cineworld-offered-robert-the-bruce-film-but-didnt-answer/

Robert the Bruce – IMDB:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8000908/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1

D-Day Coverage: Remembering the Fallen:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0005qg8

BBC to mark 75 years since D-Day with live commemorative programming:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2019/d-day?fbclid=IwAR3ml19ZLepPrOtBzG9rbQ9jU4QSUpNEW0PaDvzX0lfozNnwwk479fMYg64

Iron Cross Magazine:

https://www.facebook.com/ironcrossmagazine/




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Watching Brief May - May

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

Link of the Month: Eva Stories: https://tinyurl.com/y28c6gq3

Links:

 

04:03 – S.O.S. Goodwin Sands (Dredging Archaeology & War Graves):

https://youtu.be/9jtoqIKQS2o


New Culture Minister – Rebecca Pow:

https://twitter.com/pow_rebecca/status/1131569827594817536?fbclid=IwAR1bfnMUSOByswSPPpQ6wEVPPVfWktwUTbRainYJUSQCVLOcwtlwbnCoylM

Iron Age coins one of the largest hoards found in Shropshire:

https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/south-shropshire/2019/05/22/coins-one-of-the-largest-hoards-found-in-shropshire/?fbclid=IwAR3wrsRDgAKnxk-_TXommiW8NbJtylkAMfSpvXOmGtTmWDSrUWCHX5jGTqA

Coins from Viking hoard which could change history recovered by Durham Police:

https://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/crime/coins-from-viking-hoard-which-could-change-history-recovered-by-durham-police-1-9795630?fbclid=IwAR2gbStDweucV-dYfHKvKqW-4Kybo8Q24hw2giN9dkwoEsRS7FDkHoCeejE

20:28 – French Senate says Notre Dame must be ‘Same as Before’ the fire:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/wim-delvoye-dismisses-french-senate-s-proposals-for-rebuilding-notre-dame?fbclid=IwAR0tg3KTo0vmuEkfdNdbxpMatBnFAWRUv5qjWGZ-z50TCz12P-U_kDBYHj0

Historic England – Emergency Planning and Fire Advice:

https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/emergency-and-fire/?fbclid=IwAR0E0FljEYj-KAUyisxU7c_X2CNYKL-dHnofeCpcJZdYxvOesgyX_xBboyc

Collections Trust – Emergency Planning:
https://collectionstrust.org.uk/collections-management/collections-care-and-conservation/emergency-planning/?fbclid=IwAR0rIgZn3PPo5kGqcNqFC2ndodXK-mlp9SS3m9AJmkOT1ZQ_EeEnz8zb6p8

Heritage 2020 #HeritageChat:

http://www.heritage2020.net/emergency-preparedness-in-the-historic-environment-sector-may-2019-heritagechat/?fbclid=IwAR3aD2LQXMxDSSqlSFPeZa2jDH5jWgpDIvYtZw-PJiKpe7aHMO_yaYJcpGQ

Smart Practices – Category 1 Responders Using Social Media in Emergency Management:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/85946/Using-social-media-in-emergencies-smart-tips.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0gNu5nZfc5gvGblEKipPWiw_Kg-Th79CkoPNqk0GpzXXnrRnCLcUYcnGI

35:59 – Unique Iron Age Shield Found by Leicester Archaeologists:

https://ulasnews.com/2019/05/23/unique-iron-age-shield-found-by-leicester-archaeologists/

Ultra-rare discovery reveals how ancient Celtic warriors fought – 2,400 years ago:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/celtic-shield-leicestershire-archaeologist-ancient-warfare-a8927871.html

57:11 – D-Day Rehearsal Wrecks Given Protection:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/03/d-day-rehearsal-wrecks-protection-75th-anniversary?fbclid=IwAR0tg3KTo0vmuEkfdNdbxpMatBnFAWRUv5qjWGZ-z50TCz12P-U_kDBYHj0

’Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/world/europe/d-day-normandy-commemoration.html

Quotation of the Day:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/todayspaper/quotation-of-the-day-archaeology-of-d-day-aims-to-preserve-history.html

01:17:16 – Italy’s New Ruins: Heritage Sites Being Lost to Neglect and Looting:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/28/italys-new-ruins-heritage-sites-being-lost-to-neglect-and-looting?fbclid=IwAR1BLghQJh_N4zf2NDDf6XIetBsSvYe4Y2wa6vwzr5Y-4bm7bQ1bHii6tsQ

01:30:50 – Hadrian’s Wall ‘being damaged by tourists seeking the perfect selfie’:

https://metro.co.uk/2019/05/20/hadrians-wall-damaged-tourists-seeking-perfect-selfie-9605684/


Lawyers for Noah’s Ark theme park are suing its insurance company for rain damage:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/05/25/lawyers-noahs-ark-theme-park-are-suing-its-insurance-company-rain-damage/?fbclid=IwAR1iRQ7qSOQiJvy3g-BlInWTmD_8iBoNhyafZQm7gQzzUKf_yfgbpQaMFxM&noredirect=on&utm_term=.4f3b3f58d6be

01:49:37 – Media Picks:

Chernobyl:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7366338/?fbclid=IwAR1l6dKC66teubX2KCPn93pSgO1ta9-rcj0xf7NQly8Yh2yJtYE_tUradV8


Liffey River Concert – Starboard Home:

https://www.rte.ie/culture/2019/0520/1050629-starboard-home-a-musical-journey-to-the-heart-of-dublins-docks/


Instagram Bringing Story of Holocaust Diary to Life – Eva Stories:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/instagram-holocaust-remembrance-israel-1.5116958





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SoupCast is a collaboration between Archaeosoup Productions and the Archaeology Podcast Network

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

 

Link of the Month:

 

Neolithic dog’s head reconstructed using Orkney Skull: https://tinyurl.com/y52r4tfv

 

Links:

 

02:22 - Notre-Dame fire: Images of the blaze at Paris icon

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47936445?fbclid=IwAR1xvi0hIDW-V_8GoeEK7Rt1TDoPASLJe_XP0R5RPfD3qh_xW65l-Roupaw


Notre Dame Cathedral Is Crumbling. Who Will Help Save It?:

http://time.com/4876087/notre-dame-cathedral-is-crumbling/?fbclid=IwAR1wtJV_R7YMQIO2wV5xGo1dRnX4Do9qBfCDrCwUqSH9xoVuz0OREYd53M4


Don't rush Notre-Dame restoration, architects and academics urge Macron:

https://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/dont-rush-notre-dame-restoration-architects-and-academics-urge-macron/5099202.article?fbclid=IwAR0ZeZojpNOZICcbXPenfWGMo0XpITg4Z5aumqMw8BqVqQjRFbV5OtoXNLs


Assassin’s Creed: Unity Will Be Used To Help Rebuild Notre Dame:

https://www.gamebyte.com/assassins-creed-unity-will-be-used-to-help-rebuild-notre-dame/?utm_source=desktop_notification&utm_medium=Notification&utm_campaign=OneSignal&fbclid=IwAR3uezL-SrmnYC5HlSZVTTYfAykNIsqB5l0O0onSKiMxLOEqBm5nsaCHdIU

23:50 – CiFA ‘Chartered Archaeologist’ ‘No’ Vote

Chartered Archaeologist EGM debate:

https://www.archaeologists.net/news/chartered-archaeologist-egm-debate-1554829207?fbclid=IwAR0ubbV-dGDY0_KhK6z5Vf0kMRN_0b_O9r7NPhyrpJMe0H2bMTKhlWLRMaY

Chartered Archaeologists – an alternative view – Why you should vote no:

http://www.bajrfed.co.uk/bajrpress/chartered-archaeologists-an-alternative-view-why-you-should-vote-no/?fbclid=IwAR07iIk7F5KMZF1DVcNnHNALerZx536-VeGo7O9-9oYkTBrYFne77jGL44w

 

40:50 - BITTER #METOO ROW OVERSHADOWS SAA’s 84th ANNUAL MEETING:

http://thepipeline.info/blog/2019/04/17/bitter-metoo-row-overshadows-saas-84th-annual-meeting/?fbclid=IwAR37Um27gJa2lNDEJk7TglxOY77JXQIYslkF9_yZkB_Or3fxe66cS7Bgml4

Unwanted Attendee:

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/04/15/archaeology-group-faces-backlash-over-how-it-handled-known-harassers-attendance?fbclid=IwAR3tfZGxRFncj4yS-OHOVa-Vn-oWwrJO3UzRRkWGICwGDZy2flq2flfmlbI


An Open Letter to the SAA Membership:

https://www.saa.org/quick-nav/saa-media-room/saa-news/2019/04/18/an-open-letter-to-the-saa-membership?fbclid=IwAR2O-nUvOEIQ1Yx5pLP5ejqbFRJT75jSZJLyVc5AOib2tLnHlvbiWLZh2Hs

RESPECT  Acting against Harassment in Archaeology Guide 44:

http://www.bajr.org/BAJRGuides/44.%20Harrasment/Sexual-Harassment-in-Archaeology.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3cn_y4BHy28aYzdY4O4_30ZTsmg0ve_wHTf4n2m-QohaaEYHKo8D5l46g

ACAS: Working for Everyone – Sexual Harassment:

 

http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=6078&fbclid=IwAR0iA-H5wLl4uf5-qAq4riH0HQ12R4JBgxJirqbOLyiE9TGbRs_KsJlBKeY

01:03:55 - Archeologists Uncover 4,000-Year-Old Tomb In Egypt And It Looks Like It’s Been Just Painted:

https://www.boredpanda.com/4000-years-old-tomb-discovered-egypt-painted/?utm_source=bp_art&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=BPFacebook&fbclid=IwAR2xa4ZCRtlArghsIsJQqyCnXetM59C0pcUlZAa19asenWTOtsFhL4eYIcE

Egypt unveils colorful Fifth Dynasty tomb:

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/life-style/art-and-culture/2019/04/13/Egypt-unveils-colorful-Fifth-Dynasty-tomb.html

Egypt discovers a tomb full of mummified cats, mice and other animals:

https://www.wral.com/egypt-unveils-the-discovery-of-a-double-tomb-full-of-mummified-animals/18309554/

 

01:11:02 - British student, 21, who 'chiselled off and stole 20 floor tiles at Pompeii' vows to clear her name and insists she was only 'inspecting them':

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6910963/British-student-21-chiselled-stole-20-floor-tiles-Pompeii-vows-clear-name.html?fbclid=IwAR24aRQkHN6PMUZv-LHP3CK-9o9Fd1TPB4YxtfP_TbBzCrcOhKbaeGl-v5w

Tourist caught vandalising Colosseum in Rome:

https://www.wantedinrome.com/news/tourist-caught-vandalising-colosseum-in-rome.html?fbclid=IwAR1DE6Ce_WT0-6bC2foXwadQoCFrS67pgwNc--HB4NT0fzMLIfHtJg3_X7M


World-renowned Ring of Brodgar stone circle vandalised in Orkney:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/11/world-renowned-ring-of-brodgar-stone-circle-vandalised-orkney?CMP=share_btn_tw&fbclid=IwAR3L1OhpQ5jX5qT7hl8-2Am7yg0sbqiR5lD02XGByktm8YhKEKQ_p74dO2w

 

01:25:21 – Media Picks:

A House Through Time:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2018/01/a-house-through-time


A House Through Time: How they chose THAT Newcastle house:

https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/history/house-through-time-how-chose-16186073

A House Through Time: Series.2: Episode.1:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00041qb/a-house-through-time-series-2-episode-1

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Watching Brief March - SoupCast

SoupCast is a collaboration between Archaeosoup Productions and the Archaeology Podcast Network

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

 

Link of the Month:

 

Revising the definition of treasure in the Treasure Act 1996 and revising the related codes of practice: https://bit.ly/2TNMijR

 

Tailored Review of Historic England: https://bit.ly/2COkA0J

 

Links:

 

02:33 - Updates Longsands and Oswestry:

https://goodwinsandssos.org/judicial-review-granted-for-dredging-decision/?fbclid=IwAR2rTQFecOX4vss_pLl7puu7EII4REHc40-NmoQIcl8vh9pXZehrtvGT4gg

09:34 - Story of most murderous people of all time revealed in ancient DNA:

 

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24132230-200-story-of-most-murderous-people-of-all-time-revealed-in-ancient-dna/?fbclid=IwAR3GCzfSk84D9QD2x06-Zc0ki7HQWW-Qxuaiq9SKMb0M_CUdeZH0fxaVn-w

 

The most violent group of people who ever lived: Horse-riding Yamnaya tribe who used their huge height and muscular build to brutally murder and invade their way across Europe than 4,000 years ago:

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6865741/The-violent-group-people-lived.html

31:55 - Norway’s Kon-Tiki museum to return Easter Island artefacts:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47745112?fbclid=IwAR24ia4oE2RU6PdxjaSHuCMq6sjTsX2fXDhmppo0dLQkUx-ZKdep-EZ84q0

Italy to return hundreds of cultural relics back to China:

https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/italy-china-cultural-relics-intl/index.html?fbclid=IwAR0i8Ja7h4hAoCrVhwPspQvzYt3BOANVIL65iaAGD1YPRpby-RFe77lceDg

44:50 - Skara Brae women archaeologists who were written out of history:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-47639736?fbclid=IwAR0pPnbbTckBbE_xDYDkG37PjZLQ9vgk8s_40vBYTh1_Z7aTXbsog8UzXrY

 

Internet Sleuths Were on the Case to Name the Women Archaeologists in These Excavation Photos:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/internet-sleuths-help-uncover-names-female-archaeologists-20th-century-photographs-180971828/?fbclid=IwAR034PBYFAr1NMuEzoN2kZv6TLKVDAjBn6JYAqbfd52G3ilU4d6O2-tuRbQ

 

Archaeo-Chat: Sexual Harassment in the Field:

https://youtu.be/TMyxEQNJrJg

01:00:58 - Glasgow teenager helps uncover gravestones from Middle Ages in archaeology dig at Goan Church:

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17536647.glasgow-teenager-helps-uncover-gravestones-from-middle-ages-in-archaeology-dig-at-govan-church/?fbclid=IwAR0zQeelLL1rP6Uz7ZzFk3k_EHp2jH3VUK1jUOy38xZ1Ds1Jodp3g-2zjI0


01:07:13 - Muppet of the Month:

Cadbury treasure hunt ad labelled ‘stupid’ by archaeologists:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-47601886?fbclid=IwAR0Zh8S3HxOyJp1EubhCMu7awY2uoVcBD-xZt356BVufQU5QcHNVZjZMKio

Cadbury pulls ad campaign that ‘advocates looting’:

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/mar/18/cadbury-vows-to-change-freddo-campaign-that-advocates-looting-metal-detectors?fbclid=IwAR1R33pKhEsn9MD6lfRSKqvx14tLcMOsiMWZ1wb4YqLE5K3plVu5U-u4saw

 

Cadbury Dairy Milk unveils its 'biggest launch of 2019' with Freddo Treasures:

https://www.betterretailing.com/cadbury-dairy-milk-freddo-treasures

01:26:27 - Media Picks:


River Hunters: https://www.history.co.uk/shows/river-hunters?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1dvDtu6q4QIVmpntCh1Evw2nEAAYASAAEgJEavD_BwE&fbclid=IwAR0cKg3wQzfh-qXtkNoss6Ly5eF4YnjQfG_WrHmPAh_1r3vc7xRXKfZHyk8


Behind the Curve (2018): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8132700/

 

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Watching Brief February - SoupCast

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

 

Link of the Month: Crochet’d Archaeology Artefacts! : https://tinyurl.com/yxunz4ly

 

Links:

01:39 - Rare Roman Graffiti in cumbria quarry to be captured in 3D:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/27/written-rock-gelt-roman-graffiti-cumbria-quarry-wall-to-be-photogrammed

 

Stonehenge: Archaeologists discover long-lost tools used to build ancient monument:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/stonehenge-archaeology-prehistoric-tools-stones-wales-wiltshire-a8786356.html

 

12:12 - Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St. Michan’s church in Dublin:

https://www.thejournal.ie/crypt-mummy-theft-4512256-Feb2019

Mummy body parts discovered in passenger’s luggage at cairo airport:

http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/326115.aspx?fbclid=IwAR3y8XP7e5DSi9qezjKUa2OukZZhR7MaElyybg8DidbshXAB_B9hZ7RHjfk

Stolen Mummy Feet, Arms and More Found Stashed in Speakers at Cairo Airport:

https://www.livescience.com/64851-mummy-parts-recovered-airport.html

Cleethorpes teacher Gordon Taylor's Anglo-Saxon treasures to be sold:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-47129394?fbclid=IwAR2zKfLOEB3SrFnWqbckMcW-455DKAOD4uanQXuttpzpW0RN44v5jywDsx4

25:21 - Historians fight back as TV raids their research treasures for its shows:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/16/historians-demand-payment-for-research-in-tv-shows

50:32 - US Troops looted C19th British Massacre Site in 2009:

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6739763/US-troops-looted-personal-possessions-massacre-deployment-2009.html

Dinosaur fossil collectors ‘price museums out of the market’:

 

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/feb/24/dinosaur-fossils-collectors-museums-price-sale

Man Sentenced To Prison For Collecting Thousands Of Ancient Artifacts, Destroying Archaeological Sites:

https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2019/02/26/man-sentenced-to-prison-for-collecting-thousands-of-ancient-artifiacts-destroying-archaeological-sites/?fbclid=IwAR0sdfytclT-BkCjbHFp5K3OUccsZtLK9UhOvxmp9NNOc1CAlYkWyiwcl5s

While seizing thousands of artifacts from an Indiana home, FBI makes "staggering" discovery:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fbi-speaks-out-on-seizing-artifacts-from-indiana-home-staggering-discovery-of-human-bones/?fbclid=IwAR2jHlswFiGwJTRnZoNJIinkn_Ymop_AXUpWMvI7m0s4JlFo1O1qR5qk1jE

Cleethorpes teacher Gordon Taylor's Anglo-Saxon treasures to be sold:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-47129394?fbclid=IwAR2zKfLOEB3SrFnWqbckMcW-455DKAOD4uanQXuttpzpW0RN44v5jywDsx4

01:09:25 - Karl Marx’s London grave vandalised again, with red paint:

 

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-cemetery-marx/karl-marxs-london-grave-vandalised-again-with-red-paint-idUKKCN1Q50JF

 

Vandalised bomber command memorial:

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8243042/raf-bomber-command-memorial-vandalised-yobs/

 

Glasgow war memorial vandalised in suspected hammer attack:

 

https://www.scotsman.com/news/glasgow-war-memorial-vandalised-in-suspected-hammer-attack-1-4873496?fbclid=IwAR11iq0r9YLW8JNyYYQTKDVv-YEXejJMSYieL7sIXtgTF3tkuPmyZyra9f8

 

9/11 memorial vandalised:

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8431988/mindless-yobs-vandalise-9-11-memorial-to-brits-in-london-by-hurling-white-paint-over-monument-weeks-after-war-statues-defaced/


01:22:48 - Lara Croft Tomb Raider:

 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0146316/

The Favourite: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5083738/

 




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Watching Brief January - SoupCast

SoupCast is a collaboration between ArchaeoSoup Productions and the Archaeology Podcast Network

Welcome to Watching Brief. A monthly show available via podcast and as topical segments via YouTube. As the name implies, each month my co-host Andy Brockman of the Pipeline (Where history is tomorrow's news) and I cast an eye over news stories, topical media and entertainment and discuss and debate what we find.

 

Link of the Month:

 

P.A.S. Consultation: https://bit.ly/2G14xQp

 

Links:

02:36 - UK Government announces new plans to protect treasure finds:

 

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2019/02/uk-government-announces-new-plans-to-protect-treasure-finds/122619?fbclid=IwAR0p01qF7z4oD5F1bahOiNGumTKyEBUtTwXamIZjzNTTwu8A_--MneInG8M

 

09:47 - The British Museum Says It Will Never Return the Elgin Marbles, Defending Their Removal as a ‘Creative Act’:

 

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/british-museum-wont-return-elgin-marbles-1449919/amp-page?__twitter_impression=true&fbclid=IwAR0lTKZ9CDGxTaCGTg0vOP2d923w-Tdedz3RNDqYrkKOhOGC7kRskWWoYuE

 

Γλυπτά του Παρθενώνα : «Ανήκουν στην Ελλάδα» απαντούν στο διευθυντή του Βρετανικού Μουσείου:

 

https://www.tanea.gr/2019/01/28/lifearts/culture/glypta-tou-parthenona-anikoun-stin-ellada-apantoun-sto-dieythynti-tou-vretanikou-mouseiou/?fbclid=IwAR1TRUeSPAN_lkoXvd6UJhEYWYO4koAmbE52YhW8AnLJwqJob3Xi0g_inK0

 

18:08 - Playmobil 9359 Plus Archaeologist Toy:

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Playmobil-9359-Archaeological-excavation/dp/B0767DNHL5?fbclid=IwAR0W0yogROobpkSXH7JZVwjuLBjJDYN9cLW5cY2xSrK4htmXgYr1_DAUr28

 

24:34 - Hunting Bison as a form of archaeological experiment?

 

https://www.facebook.com/Archaeosoup/posts/2064804516932518?__tn__=-R

 

Neanderthals could have been long-distance killers:

 

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/neanderthals-could-have-been-long-distance-killers?fbclid=IwAR28x-jFjuG0tzJ7-fwMJ9W_m3qYbt24Q-9b7mvuQK9Jf-tRBt-Msu7v4CM

 

36:18 - Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/dna-ancestry-kits-twins-marketplace-1.4980976?fbclid=IwAR2qaS6ir83P8vC15swmb32fCnq-mjvyLDvxOcysB-IhR1xXUhYZkcSmswk

One Of The Biggest At-Home DNA Testing Companies Is Working With The FBI:

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/family-tree-dna-fbi-investigative-genealogy-privacy?fbclid=IwAR3ZIwtlwqwO9B5nKp8BJmoBTtVyXfePFiDESDfQyapnVzPnbg525DLC4Yw

 

NHS to sell DNA tests to healthy people in push to find new treatments:

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/26/nhs-to-sell-dna-tests-to-healthy-people-in-push-to-find-new-treatments?fbclid=IwAR3kuuUmh19DAk2MAOv66iXghIKu5GncQ5lvuov5MTIeumpkT3OPSjRGXfk

 

01:02:44 - One in 20 Britons does not believe Holocaust took place, poll finds:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/27/one-in-20-britons-does-not-believe-holocaust-happened?CMP=fb_gu&fbclid=IwAR0ObhL897WX9toPX30iNGc2j7MZlZpUEfcNNy9dILj_KM-KQgcMdE1_Dks

 

01:24:29 – Muppet of the Month:

'Ancient' Aberdeenshire stone circle found to be replica:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-46946652?fbclid=IwAR01PLUug38rd_Jvg5jB1j3QguvP1I6865szI5W928KsFQnYQY1QgVwsigU

 

01:36:26 – Media Picks:

Anthony Gormley: How Art Began

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0c1ngds?fbclid=IwAR380czrGfcyhvemCetUXuQnHjzO45uNEV7YegxtX3kwI63LR80HafxIPc0

 

Stonehenge: Digging Up Britain’s Past:

 

https://www.radiotimes.com/tv-programme/e/hkgmxm/stonehenge-digging-up-britains-past--s1-e3-stonehenge-digging-up-britains-past/?fbclid=IwAR2WZIyeB4fqcZxX0sTGg_iXXseqnT8AlMt3mLFNQWuzy3MVDRCRLQedIjg

 

The Last Survivors:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0c1ngrx?fbclid=IwAR11jaxeqgc0X4s_-spX8hu35qt4ee5l72EJeBeWyi2KTEX2woaS38OV6xk

 

TV Burp : Andy’s ‘finest moment’:

https://youtu.be/8WFdjuq22P8



 

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The Risks of Public Archaeology - ArchaeoScope - Episode 14

Welcome to Archaeo-Scope. In this series we take an archaeological perspective on modern culture; asking questions about current trends and observations from around the world.

Today, I present you with the potential risks of doing Public Archaeology

Links

Video https://youtu.be/ZHePYR_wAI8

Social Media

 

@Archaeos0up

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Putting A Price on Archaeology - Archaeochat - Episode 13

Welcome to Archaeo-Chat. In this series we record unscripted conversations about archaeology, what it is like to be an archaeologist and related topics.

 

Today, Bethany, Rhys and I discuss the difference (and balance) between intrinsic and cultural value of archaeology.

 

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2893568/Amateur-treasure-hunter-finds-1-000-year-old-hoard-Anglo-Saxon-coins-worth-1million-buried-farmer-s-field.html

 

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Roman Urbanism - Questions of Doom - Episode 12

Welcome to Questions of Doom. In this series, we answer your questions about Archaeology and our shared heritage.

Today, we take a look at Roman Urbanism - Was every Roman City the same?

Book: Roman Urbanism - Beyond the Consumer City:
 

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415619417/

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Aviation Archaeology Episode 11 - SoupCast

Welcome to Archaeo-Chat. In this series we record unscripted conversations about archaeology, what it is like to be an archaeologist and related topics.

Today, we have a three-way Archaeo-Chat about issues linked with aviation Archaeology.

 

 

Links

@Archaeos0up

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Viking Armies = 50% Women - Episode 5

Welcome to Archaeo-Chat. In this series we record unscripted conversations about archaeology, what it is like to be an archaeologist and related topics.

Today, I chat with Liv about apparent the claim that Viking armies were composed of 50% women.

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Tips for heading to University - Episode 4

Welcome to Archaeo-Chat. In this series we record unscripted conversations about archaeology, what it is like to be an archaeologist and related topics.

Today, Liv, Jeanette, Ruby-Anne, Rhys, Bethany and I think about heading to University - we share a range of useful (and at times disturbing) hints and tips...

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