Watching Brief- August - 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: Pull Tab Archaeology:

https://youtu.be/-yHbcVw13D0

Links:

02:29 – HS2 Costs Spiral, Review Announced – What Does this Mean for Archaeology?

HS2 to be delayed by up to five years as cost spirals to up to £88bn:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/sep/03/hs2-to-be-delayed-by-up-to-five-years


HS2 Railway to be Delayed by up to Five Years:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49563549

15:24 – Norwich Cathedral: Helter-Skelter Offers New Experience:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-49285829/norwich-cathedral-helter-skelter-offers-new-experience?fbclid=IwAR2A4iNIxrwgvpRpLDOJbi-D3YzJvxTxpBQ2QL7PHf8cO46AmlejFTErJHo

Here’s What You Can See from the Top of Norwich Cathedral’s New Helter Skelter:

https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/norwich-cathedral-new-helter-skelter-nave-view-from-the-top-medieval-bosses-1-6215554?fbclid=IwAR2DWanpKflF1L4rAZjtDDjgqDC2sbMW-CY-P8GuAjRvoXidEs-hz2s85rM

23:44 - Ancient DNA and Nationalism, Netanyahu Weighs in:

Israel’s Rabbinical Courts Begin to Recognize DNA Tests, Potentially Opening Gateway to Proving Jewishness:

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-will-dna-testing-become-the-gateway-to-proving-jewishness-1.7772764?fbclid=IwAR0T7nsSmkfER3amhelvEarn2WvJ3mzG7FM1OwFDLyBrq3ITjI6CZG48iuM

Netanyahu uses DNA to deny Palestinian Right to Homeland:

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190708-netanyahu-uses-dna-claim-to-deny-palestinian-right-to-homeland/

Twitter comment:

https://www.facebook.com/Archaeosoup/photos/a.509991202413865/2398730096873290/?type=3&theater

New Research Challenges the Origin of ‘The Egtved Girl’:

https://phys.org/news/2019-08-egtved-girl.amp?fbclid=IwAR2_4BvawAdtwxymRl5mKEXh3JlqXQYaKYv-C1AUhp8LbVVGx_HEAD1rvRE&__twitter_impression=true

Scotland’s Genetic Landscape Echoes Dark Ages:

https://www.ed.ac.uk/news/2019/scotland-s-genetic-landscape-echoes-dark-age?fbclid=IwAR3XCgeB-OpW54fsduk7ZRXT0rTbwnCT7Ewvaa_F6fn_0Rm85eBNj7sJlr8

40:45 - Volunteers Polish Giant’s Erection By Hand!:

https://metro.co.uk/2019/08/29/volunteers-polish-giants-erection-hand-10648785/?fbclid=IwAR1wMfolS3gpoep54izG09TLuFa9tHmpjp3UjalIQ71bO8h4anrK6O_9UJ4

52:04 – The Chew Valley Hoard: Best Practice the Value of Metal Detectorists’ Treasure:

Detectorists Find Huge Chew Valley Norman Coin Hoard:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-somerset-49487078?fbclid=IwAR2z_qwXTO786tTqHjqvHcOyueBhf8aZ4CH-uEGaMW52yHbPmmuHhnOF_80

Thirteen Metal Detectorists Rushed to Hospital after Chocolate Birthday Cake Handed out at Convention is Spiked with Cannabis Oil:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/08/27/metal-detectorists-rally-descends-chaos-cannabis-cake-passed/?fbclid=IwAR08fblLMajaquFnM6M_a8HfCS9R0a4ZuEvZ3Lknk2BB3WaV4h_kozD3p_o

01:04:20 – Muppet of the Month: Daily Mail and Hilda the Neolithic Scottish ‘Druid’ from 1,500 years Ago!?

Incredible reconstruction reveals the face of toothless Iron Age elder 'Hilda the Druid' who died in Neolithic Scotland 1,500 years ago:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7355837/Face-toothless-Iron-Age-elder-Hilda-Druid-revealed-stunning-reconstruction.html

Facebook Banter re: Headline:

https://www.facebook.com/Archaeosoup/photos/a.509991202413865/2397790310300602/?type=3&theater

01:21:08 – Media Picks:

Rise of the Nazis (BBC Two):

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00084td

https://www.whatsontv.co.uk/events/rise-nazis-bbc2-2-september/

Why doesn’t television believe in its audience’s intelligence any more?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/0/doesnt-television-believe-audiences-intelligence/?fbclid=IwAR1SGgcsduVvRoCubvA7c7jm83PB9bDDAYvJtpRxgA_PRnq1XaXVfPGUOWs

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey PC Gameplay Launch Trailer:

https://youtu.be/BIuuLBhDt9s

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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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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

 

From <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq71m3z3aGA

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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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