Archive - Jul 3, 2011

AEthelmearc Costuming Potluck photos online

Master Broom reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Costuming Potluck II event which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

Staffordshire Hoard environmental archaeology paper available online

The Portable Antiquities Scheme blog has posted a new paper on "the potential of environmental archaeology" in regard to the Staffordshire Hoard discovered in 2009 near Staffordshire England.

Rare unicorn idol found in India

A rare unicorn idol from the 12th or 13th century was found in Udupi, India. While the animal appears horse-like overall, it is actually a chimera of several different types of animals. The idol may be associated with Naga Bermar, a local fertility god.