Archive - Jan 5, 2008

Bronze Age bunsen burners

Archaeologist Jacqui Wood may have discovered a form of Bronze Age lantern tops while doing research in Italy. The ceramic, pots full of strange holes and long thought to be cheese strainers, may have been, in fact, lantern covers or a sort of "medieval bunsen burner." (photos)

Estrella War XXIV: Marshals and Waterbearers Needed

Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan reports that marshals and waterbearers are needed for the upcoming Estrella War XXIV which takes place February 12-18, 2008.

Islamic calligraphy at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Texas) will host Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600-1900 and Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur´an through February 3, 2008.