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Unearthed: 24th July 2013

Born in Bloody Tombs (Once Upon a Loading Screen) Harald Hagen shares his thoughts on the Tomb Raider reboot and its take on Lara’s origin story. Ladies I Love: Part 2 - Rhona Mitra (Pfangirl Through the Looking Glass) Noelle writes a tribute to British actress and former official Lara Croft model, Rhona Mitra. BBC America to Co-Produce ‘Atlantis’ Drama Series (Hollywood Reporter) BBC and BBC America are co-producing a ... [Continue Reading]

24/07/2020 // 0 Comments

Arte-Factual: Tomb Raider I: Toltec Warriors

Sharp-eyed gamers may have noticed that the same colossal sculptures appear repeatedly throughout the Peruvian levels of the original Tomb Raider (1996), most notably in the Tomb of Qualopec. These sculptures are, in fact, based on the real-life Atlantes, or Atlantean pillars, found at Tula, a Postclassic archaeological site in the Mexican state of Hidalgo.** The four Atlantes of Tula are basalt pillars carved in the form of Toltec warriors ... [Continue Reading]

03/04/2020 // 9 Comments


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