Tomb Raider colouring book

Review: Official ‘Tomb Raider’ Colouring Book

Life has been a little hectic recently. So earlier this month, I decided to treat myself to a copy of the official Tomb Raider colouring book as a way to channel my creativity and let off some steam. The book was published by Dark Horse Comics and released back in February 2019, and it is …

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Cover art for Lara Croft & the Blade of Gwynnever

Review: Lara Croft & the Blade of Gwynnever

In our latest guest article, South Africa-based writer, cosplayer, and Tomb Raider fan Noelle (aka Pfangirl) shares her thoughts on Dan Abnett and Nik Vincent’s recent novel, Lara Croft and the Blade of Gwynnever. Please note that the following review may contain some very minor spoilers. Lara Croft and the Blade of Gwynnever is the second …

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Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: The Official Art Book

In Rise of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft explores a hidden oasis in Syria and a centuries-old settlement in Siberia in her quest to uncover the lost city of Kitezh and the secrets that lie within. Along the way, you. the gamer, will come across countless Byzantine murals, awe-inspiring ruins, and a wealth of ancient …

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Jordan Jacobs, archaeologist and author of the Samantha Sutton series

Pillagers of the Past and an Interview with Author Jordan Jacobs

For decades, Hollywood and other entertainment outlets have depicted archaeologists as globe-trotting treasure hunters with a thirst for adventure, a taste for shiny trinkets, and a flagrant disregard for the integrity and safety of the ancient sites they’re trespassing on. Lost cities are a staple plot point of your average archaeological adventure and encounters with …

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10 Biographies of Early Female Archaeologists & Explorers

I’ve always thought of Lara Croft as a modern-day “romantic explorer”, albeit one who’s armed to the teeth and equipped with all the latest high-tech gadgetry. Her insatiable thirst for knowledge and adventure drives her to explore ancient ruins and remote lands in search of priceless artefacts and long-lost civilizations. But she is not alone …

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Book Review: Ladies of the Field by Amanda Adams

Amanda Adams’ book Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure  delves into the extraordinary lives of seven female archaeologists who, like Lara Croft, threw convention to the wind to travel to faraway lands in pursuit of knowledge and adventure. Some were mothers, some never married, some were devoted wives who …

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