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O Projecto “SOS Azulejo” é uma iniciativa do Museu de Polícia Judiciária e nasceu, há nove anos, da necessidade imperiosa de combater a delapidação do património azulejar português, seja ele por furto, vandalismo ou incúria. Na verdade, este património tão português não se perde ape...

O Projecto “SOS Azulejo” é uma iniciativa do Museu de Polícia Judiciária e nasceu, há nove anos, da necessidade imperiosa de combater a delapidação do património azulejar português, seja ele por furto, vandalismo ou incúria. Na verdade, este património tão português não se perde ape...

The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Inst...

The Oriental Institute is a research organization and museum devoted to the study of the ancient Near East. Founded in 1919 by James Henry Breasted, the Inst.

Bronze Ptolemaic Period Ibis, Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco

The Generosity of Spirit Inherent in Archaeological Social Media

In early 2017, Poland was supposed to unveil what is perhaps the most ambitious museum devoted to World War II in any country. Yet the current Polish government, led by the conservative Law and Justice party, now seems determined to cancel the museum, on the grounds that it does not express "the Polish point of view." It is hard to interpret this phrase, which in practice seems to mean the suppression of both Polish experience and the history of the war in general.

In early 2017, Poland was supposed to unveil what is perhaps the most ambitious museum devoted to World War II in any country. Yet the current Polish government, led by the conservative Law and Justice party, now seems determined to cancel the museum, on the grounds that it does not express "the Polish point of view." It is hard to interpret this phrase, which in practice seems to mean the suppression of both Polish experience and the history of the war in general.

Soldiers of the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs, 1908. © National Army Museum/Bridgeman Images.

Soldiers of the Ludhiana Sikhs, illustration for 'Armies of India' by Major G. MacMunn, published in 1908 Wall Art & Canvas Prints by Alfred Crowdy Lovett

Beads from Amarna excavated in 1891 now in the Petrie Museum (UC1957)

Beads from Amarna excavated in 1891 now in the Petrie Museum

The British Museum reconstructed the face of the most intriguing skull in its collection.

This man’s skull was ritualistically transformed 9,000 years ago in Jericho

The British Museum reconstructed the face of the most intriguing skull in its collection, a 9000 year old skull from Jericho reconstituted.

The use of geometric shapes and lines to create and organic image is something I'll be incorporating in my final piece, I also enjoy the texture created by the wall and the limited colour pallet used. (DZIA (LP))

The use of geometric shapes and lines to create and organic image is something I'll be incorporating in my final piece, I also enjoy the texture created by the wall and the limited colour pallet used.

Being Human # 3: Experimental Archaeology – Egyptian Stone-working When asked to define what it is to be human, for most people the ability to use tools would almost certainly be among the criteria…

Being Human #3: Experimental Archaeology – Egyptian Stone-working

Being Human # Experimental Archaeology – Egyptian Stone-working When asked to define what it is to be human, for most people the ability to use tools would almost certainly be among the criteria…

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