Tag: Egyptology

Fact in Fiction: Examining archaeology’s influence on the speculative genre

Emma Louise Backe , July 19th, 2019

By Catherine Hill Anyone who has a passable knowledge of the works of novelist HP Lovecraft is probably aware of the prominent role that archaeology and intrepid archaeologists…

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Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna?

Mary Shepperson , June 6th, 2017

New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction There’s a whiff of magic…

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