"archaeology classics egyptology" blog posts
Posted on: 30 November 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
One of the things I have always been keen to explain, as both an Egyptologist and curator is that despite the popular view of the Egyptians as a civilisation obsessed with death, this is not exactly the case. They were obsessed with life.
Posted on: 9 October 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
In its time, Olynthos was an ancient classical Greek city in the Halkidiki region of modern-day Greece. The city sprawled across the two massive hills that dominate the surrounding landscape until its destruction in 348 BC by Philip II (Alexander the Great’s dad).
Posted on: 20 April 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
Archaeology student Jake Morley-Stone gives us the lowdown on his research in Greece and how The Chris Mee Mediterranean Travel Award enabled him to make the trip. Find out how this experience has transformed his research on Ancient Greece.
Posted on: 17 March 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
Professor Keith Dobney was part of a team of researchers who recently made the exciting discovery of ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals from Belgium and Spain.
Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
Our Roman history expert, Fred Hirt, looks back on this pivotal moment in ancient history and the unusual way he was first introduced to Shakespeare's version of events.
Posted on: 18 January 2017 | Category: 2017 posts
My latest research project has been inspired by my interest in digital humanities research, teaching methods - and a love of LEGO.
Posted on: 18 November 2016 | Category: 2016 posts
First of all, a big thank you to everyone that came on our trip and also to Dr. Campbell Price at Manchester Museum for taking us around and putting up with us all afternoon!
Posted on: 13 October 2016 | Category: 2016 posts
We're excited that one of our favourite museums in Liverpool is opening the first ever exhibition in the UK exploring ancient Egyptian animal mummies! Running until 26 February 2017, three objects from our very own Garstang Museum will also form a key part of the exhibition.
Posted on: 27 September 2016 | Category: 2016 posts
It's great to hear back from students about what they've been up to over the summer, so we were pleased to get word from Ancient History & Archaeology student Sam Vaughan about his recent cycling odyssey!
Posted on: 16 September 2016 | Category: 2016 posts
An open day is a great opportunity to meet with your future lecturers and current students, who can give you a unique insight into your course, the University and Liverpool itself. So here's our handy guide to some of the highlights of our open days - join us on on Saturday 24 September and Saturday 8 October 2016.
Posted on: 12 September 2016 | Category: 2016 posts
If you've ever wondered why cats ended up as mummies in ancient Egypt or what it takes to become a museum curator - then this week is your chance to ask a curator for yourself.