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Free Resource: Pathways to Prismatic Blades A Study in Mesoamerican Obsidian Core-Blade Technology, 2002 Hirth, Kenneth; Andrews, Bradford

The obsidian prismatic blade is one of the sharpest cutting implements ever produced in the prehistoric world.

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Online Resource: The Latin Josephus Project

Flavius Josephus (c. 37–100 CE) was a historian who wrote the Antiquities, a history of the Jews up to Roman times, and the Jewish War, describing the Jewish rebellion against the Romans in 66–73 CE, as well as the Against Apion.
 

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Free Resource: Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration

Today’s featured free resource is Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration. edited by Kansa, E. C, Kansa, S. W, & Watrall, E. (2011).

How is the Web transforming the professional practice of archaeology? And as archaeologists accustomed to dealing with “deep time,” how can we best understand the possibilities and limitations of the Web in meeting the specialized needs of professionals in this field? These are among the many questions posed and addressed in Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration, provided by UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.

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Amarna Reports Digitised and Available

Originally published by the Egypt Exploration Society the 6 volumes that make up the  Amarna Reports were published between 1984 and 1995.

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The first issue of the History Bytez Magazine has just had a final edit, and will be released very shortly. The first issue is 68 pages long and includes feature articles on the Italian Sahariano tank that never made it beyond prototype stage and the first eyewitness recorded battle, Megiddo we also test drive a Roman tuna recipe and lots more.

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Early screen-grab of the Free History Bytez e-Magazine due out shortly

We’ve been working hard to put together the first ever History Bytez magazine, and have some great stories for you. As we have mentioned the magazine won’t cost you a cent, and we’re planning on keeping it that way. If anyone would like to advertise in the magazine (that’s how we’re hoping to fund it) please contact us at historybytez@gmail.com discounted ad placements are available for the first 3 issues.

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