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JaneyWaneyB
The Tomb of Tutankhamun | Howard Carter, John Romer
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I've just visited the Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery. The artefacts were stunning and I picked up a small book. I'm so glad I went to see the exhibit before it goes back to Egypt. The statues & jewellery were gorgeous with such bright colours.

#Egypt #Tutankhamun #MyDay #DayOut #History #SaatchiGallery #Reading #ReadersLiveAThousandLives #NoFilter

Texreader That‘s awesome! I would love to see it! 1w
JaneyWaneyB @Texreader it was really good. It is on a world tour so you never know it might be coming your way 1w
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tournevis
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Last seminar class of the semester. My lecture course still has two classes (today and Thursday). It'll take some of the pressure off, for sure.

Cailey_Mac Oooo jealous! I have one more month left 2w
tournevis @Cailey_Mac We start early and have a 12-wk semester. Still three weeks of exams left, though. 2w
Cailey_Mac @tournevis ahhh I see! So not really free; good luck on exams! 2w
tournevis @Cailey_Mac I am not relishing having to mark 116 exams, but there you go. It's part of the job! 2w
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Pickpick

Coroplast - Greek maker of terracotta figurines.

Interesting to imagine the Greeks displaying statues on a mantel like we do today lol

Wonder how affordable these statues were. They figured out how to use molds - did ordinary people display these?

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Pots and Pans of Classical Athens | American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Brian A. Sparkes, Lucy Talcott
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Very short chapbook. Pots and pans, as promised.

This one shows a drinking party. The types of pots used at such parties are in the rim around the bottom. Most of the painted pots shown have scenes showing how the pot was used.

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Lizpixie
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After finishing the Readathon, I‘m thinking a book for #NFNov is the way to go next. This is just a small #stack of some of my #NFTBR I‘ve also got a few waiting at the library for pickup. I‘m thinking of going with A Night To Remember but the Ann Rule is calling me too. This is my problem as a reader, too many choices can put me in a rut. Do any of you have the same issue? Which one are you looking forward to reading or have read and loved?

Librariana That is an excellent selection you've got there! I own and am interested in reading 4w
Librariana But gosh, I'd be very intrigued to read Ann Rule's account of her friendship/acquaintance to Ted Bundy OR the one about Jonestown! 4w
ImperfectCJ It's been a long time, but I remember loving A Night to Remember (and feeling irritated that James Cameron didn't credit it because how could he have written the screenplay for Titanic without using that book? Or so I reasoned.). 4w
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FantasyChick I really enjoyed Jonestown, though it could be a bit dry and boring at times but The Stranger Beside Me was fantastically done! You really can't beat Ann Rule when it comes to true crime 4w
ljuliel I agree completely about it being harder to read when you have too many choices . I spend more time trying yo figure out what to read than I do reading. I‘ve read the Bundy book and the Titanic ones. They were all good. I read a Jo Estonia book back after it happened but I don‘t remember the name of it. I know it wasn‘t this one since urs much newer. 4w
vivastory I second @Librariana comments. Guin's book on Bonnie and Clyde is one of my favorite nf of the year. 4w
Lizpixie @Librariana thanks for your input! I keep putting off the Ann Rule coz I bought it online & it‘s one of those pocket editions with cheap paper & horrible printing🙄 @ImperfectCJ I just finished A Night To Remember & loved it, though I felt like screaming at it in certain parts, especially when steerage passengers were stopped from getting to boats @FantasyChick that‘s what I‘ve been worried about with Jonestown, the dry bits🥱 4w
Lizpixie @ljuliel at least it‘s not just me! I think the Jonestown book came out last year, so probably not the one you read. I remember when it happened too, though I was only 7 at the time our family used to watch the 6pm news every night while eating dinner coz of my dad. It made an impression. @vivastory I‘ll have to look that one up! Thank you all for your input♥️ 4w
Lizpixie @ljuliel at least it‘s not just me! I think the Jonestown book came out last year, so probably not the one you read. I remember when it happened too, though I was only 7 at the time our family used to watch the 6pm news every night while eating dinner coz of my dad. It made an impression. @vivastory I‘ll have to look that one up! Thank you all for your input♥️ 4w
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LeahBergen
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My current “in real life” book club read (with #Pumpkins).

The first chapter of this true story, with its disgusting disease-bearing insects and necrotizing flesh from the bite of a pit viper, is pretty #Screamathon-worthy in itself. 😳

#ScreamathonPhotoChallenge

Amiable This book made my skin crawl, ‘tis true! 2mo
LauraJ My book club had fun with this one. 2mo
Lizpixie I just saw the episode of William Shatners The Unexplained with a segment about this expedition. It was gross and completely awesome! 2mo
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RachelO
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A big ol‘ archaeology book which I may or may not get round to reading one day, with the ring of a very pretty Natufian necklace from Israel on the cover. #TheRingGoesSouth #SoaringScores

Cinfhen Oh wow!! Is that in a museum in Israel?? Would love to see it 😊 2mo
RachelO @Cinfhen isn‘t it pretty? It‘s from HaNahal cave and the copyright statement says The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. So maybe...? (The book index isn‘t great so I can‘t find more info 😕) Let me know if you track it down! 2mo
CrowCAH That is a very pretty necklace! 😍 2mo
Cinfhen I haven‘t been to The Israel Museum in a few years - maybe I‘ll go with my parents when they visit in a few weeks!! Thanks for letting me know 😁 2mo
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BarkingMadRun
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Final leg of my travels home from Germany.

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Bianca
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It‘s really difficult to put this book down. I had to buy my own copy.

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IamIamIam
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An excellent mix of anthropology, archaeology, and a simple conversation takes place between Dr. Michael Coe and the reader. He recounts stories of traveling the world as a young Mayanist and what life was like for his family.
Finally caught up on #Booked2019 #Winter #MyHappyPlace
@Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft

Cinfhen Woohoo 🎉 🥳 3mo
IamIamIam @Cinfhen I'm using the first day of school wisely, you see... 😂 3mo
Cinfhen Another cause to celebrate 🎊 3mo
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