The dolphin pool seen in Tomb Raider

Arte-Factual: Minoan Dolphin Fresco

Time for another blast from the past as we return once again to the original 1996 Tomb Raider for this new edition of Arte-Factual! If you’ve ever played the original game, you may have noticed that the game developers drew inspiration from real-life artworks and artefacts, such as the Toltec pillars at Tula in Mexico, the …

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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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