Archive - Sep 23, 2005

6th Century Mosaic to Remain in Gaza

Israeli authorities have abandoned plans to remove a 6th century Byzantine mosaic from the Gaza Strip.

Historic Maps Stolen from British Library

Three 16th and 17th century maps have recently been stolen from bound volumes in the British Library. The theft is just the latest in a rash of crimes targeting libraries and museums.

Market Day at Birka XVII

The Barony of Stonemarche invites you to the XVII annual Market Day at Birka. It will be held this year on January 27-28, 2006 at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, NH.

Shoes for the Dead

Russian archaeologist Dmitry Osipov is an expert on medieval footwear. Recently, he has begun a study of shoes used for burial of the dead.