With the 2004 Olympic Games in full swing and the eyes of the world on Athens, results of a new study released today (Monday 23 August) by archaeology experts at Newcastle University reveal that the influence of the ancient Greeks here in Great Britain is much stronger than many people might imagine – and it often crops up in the most unlikely places.
Daily Archives: August 22, 2011
A new exhibition at the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands will lift the lid on the shocking reality of trafficking and forced labour in the capital. The exhibition, which opens on 23 August 2011 to coincide with the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, is the Museum’s first cross-site exhibition and will run until 20 November 2011.
Archaeologists and anthropologists are still uncertain as to who the first Australians were and from where they came. The debate has been further clouded by the discovery in 2003 of the new species of Homo, Homo floriensis, on the nearby Indonesian island of Flores. Who were the first Australians and how did they cross the ocean to a land they could not see?