Month: December 2012

The Bust of Nefertiti, 100 Years On

One hundred years ago yesterday, 6 December 1912, this limestone bust of Nefertiti was unearthed by a German archaeological team led by Ludwig Borchardt. The team were excavating in Armana, and came upon the ancient sculptor...

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Quadrigas Old and New

Writing about English Heritage’s new Quadriga Gallery a few weeks back got me reading more about quadrigas. After all, they adorn some of the most iconic monuments around the World, not just the Wellington Arch in London....

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