Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities: 2014 WordPress Blog in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Some fun facts here. Thanks to all our followers and readers! Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera… Read More Clio Ancient Art and Antiquities: 2014 WordPress Blog in Review

Medieval Antiquities in London: The British Museum and Museum of London

In dealing with antiquities, one tends to focus on objects truly “ancient” in that they belong to cultures such as Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome. Defining precisely what is ancient or an antiquity is itself something of a puzzle, with scholars, dealers, curators and collectors all having varying opinions. Clio Ancient Art has defined any object… Read More Medieval Antiquities in London: The British Museum and Museum of London

NEWS ITEM: Danish Bronze Age glass beads traced to Egypt

This is a truly amazing piece of research with broad implications. The international team involved plans next to determine if these trade routes for valued materials continued into the later Bronze Age and beyond. Here is the article in the online journal ScienceNordic.com, including a link to the original research in Danish (opens in a… Read More NEWS ITEM: Danish Bronze Age glass beads traced to Egypt