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5 Fantastic Free Resources for Learning Maya Glyphs

Do you have a passion for Maya archaeology and fancy learning how to read Maya glyphs? While there are a number of books you can buy, such as Michael D.Coe and Mark Van Stone’s Reading the Maya Glyphs [Buy on Amazon/Amazon UK], you might also want to check out these 5 fantastic and completely free online resources, especially if you’re on a tight budget. 1) Writing in Maya Glyphs: A Non-Technical Introduction to Maya Glyphs ... [Continue Reading]

13/10/2013 // 10 Comments

Why We Love Ancient Languages

Earlier this week, I published a post titled “Why Study a Dead Language?”, which included an excerpt of Josephine Livingstone’s article “Why You Should Learn a Dead Language”. Apart from a few failed attempts to learn Middle Egyptian, I can’t really say I’ve tried to learn any “dead” languages. So I asked a few readers and followers on social media to share their experiences and reasons for ... [Continue Reading]

20/09/2013 // 4 Comments

CLOSED: Enter the 1st Archaeology of Tomb Raider Sweepstake Competition!

UPDATE: This competition has now ended. Thanks to everyone who took part in our first sweepstake! Keep an eye out for future competitions on this blog. :) It’s been 6 months since The Archaeology of Tomb Raider was launched! And what better way to celebrate it than with a sweepstake competition? I’m afraid I don’t have any official Tomb Raider merchandise in stock but I do have 2 great books on Ancient Egypt to give away to 2 ... [Continue Reading]

09/09/2013 // 1 Comment

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Daily Links: 12th April 2013

Tomb Raider - A Masterpiece Reboot (The Tomb Raider HQ Archives) Brandon shares his thoughts on the new Tomb Raider game. (Author’s comment: Perhaps one of the most thorough reviews I’ve read so far. Be sure to check out the rest of his website!) So you want to read hieroglyphs? (Seshat’s Journal) Nickytoo gives some tips for learning how to read Egyptian hieroglyphs. (Author’s comment: If you’re looking for ... [Continue Reading]

12/04/2013 // 0 Comments

10 Fantastic Free Resources for Learning Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Have you ever had the urge to follow in Lara’s footsteps and learn to read Egyptian hieroglyphs? If so, you may be interested to know that there are a number of useful, free online resources at your disposal. These, if used in combination with a good textbook such as James P. Allen’s Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs [Buy it on Amazon/Amazon UK] or Mark Collier and Bill Manley’s How ... [Continue Reading]

11/03/2013 // 22 Comments

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