Archive - May 21, 2010

"Egyptian blue" pigment found in medieval altar

Reserachers from the University of Barcelona have discovered evidence of Egyptian Blue pigment on the altarpiece of the 12th century church of Sant Pere de Terrassa.

Valgardr Gunnarsson made Pelican in AEthelmearc

At the recent Blackstone Raids event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, Their Majesties Malcolm and Tessa offered Master Skalla Valgardr Gunnarssonentry in the Order of the Pelican.

Laser scanner to survey Robin Hood prison

Archaeologists from the University of Nottingham plan to use laser technology to survey a cave used as a dungeon under the city's Galleries of Justice. It is possible that the cave once housed Robin Hood.

Athenaeum III photos online

Danielle reports that she has created an album of photos from Athenaeum III which took place recently in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. The photos are available on SmugMug.

Handmade Hobbit hole

Maddie Chambers is obsessed. At 10 she read Lord of the Rings. As a college student, she created her own A4 type size model Hobbit hole, complete with garden and tiny windows. (photos)