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@EgyptianPodcast https://t.co/X9ZXOzBHmL @livyrants The whole cast did a reunion Zoom table-read of the movie as part of this year's SD Comicon @home) ;) https://t.co/uMY0LVRu4h @livyrants Just watched that again about 2 weeks back - so good @EgyptianPodcast But don't you mean https://t.co/EYTstv1VUA @Poquelin_Cleant Fight fascism smarter, not harderhttps://t.co/vt1tAucv92
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8/14
2020
Sultan Han Caravanserai, Mosque in Courtyard. Sultanhanı, Turkey, Silk Road. https://t.co/O2nyILZ4Qx #silkroad https://t.co/iksFxpatVE
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLMAnnual tweet of my favorite “life imitates art imitating life” picture from Piazza Armerina. 👙 https://t.co/53CvNJo5pD
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Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @F451again Yes. Neither is use of force against peaceful protesters. Not allowed. Anyone doing so should be fired,… https://t.co/bFUyhGtgq7Linceul de femme retrouvé à #Antinoé en #Egypte (1ere moitié du IIIe s., toile de lin peinte à la détrempe et à l'e… https://t.co/NXCFCYcc1F
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @mynemosyne54 I believe that he was also the creator of the amazing Ashurbanipal statue in San Francisco @F451again No. I'm saying that I propose protests anytime legitimate grievances are not being addressed. Like toda… https://t.co/cgLiN5Tyiq @Jonjimama @tronchin Yep @NancyCooperNYC @Newsweek If only your saying so could make it the case. Believe us, we "understand" the article,… https://t.co/exqhb1jJ13https://t.co/cZfLqaUS1r @Jonjimama @tronchin First episode: September 1970. Pay up! ;) @tronchin Happy Birthday! https://t.co/xSwX9qKUa5Goes for Americans too #BLM https://t.co/aIZWQGry2m160,000+ dead Sociopath at the wheel https://t.co/sFSFqt2nOx @MehmetYarbasan Basileus (King) Lysimacus @AntiokhosE Indeed @AdamKhelApriday The Macedonian Seleucids held Bactria (Northern Afghanistan) for quite some time. Later they move… https://t.co/Jx4j4R8Cbr @sinistrescience https://t.co/mQdp2iQRg0 @sinistrescience But, y'know. Pretty ;)Silver drachm minted by the Indo-Greek King Menander I, c. 155-130 BC, with a diademed and draped bust of King Mena… https://t.co/kmN6gsDj4AElectrum hekte minted in Mytilene, Lesbos c. 377 - 326 BC, showing Apollo Karneios (NOT Alexander ;) with the horns… https://t.co/ebd3yMYPxALustrous electrum hekte minted in Mytilene, Lesbos c. 521-478 BC, with head of roaring lion & head of calf. https://t.co/5sPR97PepISilver shekel minted in Carthago Nova (New Carthage), Iberia c. 221 - 206 BC, showing a male head (possibly the gre… https://t.co/M9LCVUjoi4One of the earliest coins ever minted, an electrum 1/3 stater minted by King Alyattes of Lydia c. 610 - 546 BC with… https://t.co/uZxAz8R7fxGold stater of King Lysimachos of Thrace, minted c. 323-281 BC, showing diademed head of the deified Alexander the… https://t.co/LzjVOkzgO8Lovely silver tetradrachm of Seleukos I Nicator, minted in Susa c. 305-298 BC, showing Seleukos wearing helmet with… https://t.co/MgB7pvPTrSAfter WWII, the third plutonium core created by the United States was no longer needed as a weapon. For the moment,… https://t.co/tOv65GxWfq
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @TheThinker1958 Agreed. Esp. Russian mafia @GSchoradt Fortunately our dog Billy is extremely indulgent. If I bring snacks ;) @HistoryofPersia @PodcastTimur My original (paper) family tree for “Bloodline” took up the kitchen table ;)
8/13
2020
@Ahaus101 She claimed to like it ;) Actually, I just dug it up, it's pretty G-D amazing. Here's a few screensh… https://t.co/yAecugkUnt @Ahaus101 True story: Before we took a trip to Jordan, I gave a brief history presentation to my wife liberally spr… https://t.co/2wIeecOPVP @Ahaus101 I find it’s helpful to strap children securely into the chair first. Sometimes spouses also ;);) https://t.co/fULN3SmyVT#MetKidsFunFact: Ancient Egyptians poured water over the spells carved on this stela, or carved stone slab, then us… https://t.co/1q8XwELM1v
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @EnnRrrGee Closed on Mondays? Bummer. Yeah, I had that happen in Sicily too. DammitWhat If Kamchatka Was an Independent Country? - https://t.co/oEMEgbGW6O
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @TotalusRankium @Sid54606840 You mean drah-COOL-uh? ;) @Brian_Egan Worked out better for them ;) @Sid54606840 I typically pronouce it car-uh-CALL-uh. But I've also heard CARE-uh-CALL-uh ;)Thunderstorms always make me think of the flood scene in the Gilgamesh Epic and the storm god, Adad, who hastens th… https://t.co/Bl7fshccYj
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @raulrey0 @cwjones89 Yes, thanks!"Be harmonius with one another": The (brief) co-Emperors Caracalla and Geta, sons of Septimius Severus and Julia Do… https://t.co/KU0XYIdOVFBusts of Agrippa, Caligula and Germanicus, on display at the Louvre (2017) https://t.co/ISo1Axuv3SBusts of King Ptolemy of Mauretania and his grandfather, the Numidian King Juba I. His grandparents on his mother'… https://t.co/JCPVmsn3HkStrong beard-genes: the co-Emperor Lucius Verus and his father Lucius Aelius, on display at the Louvre (2017) https://t.co/HLvvYg3qrXFuture evil and future greatness: busts of a young Caracalla and a young Marcus Aurelius, on display at the Louvre… https://t.co/pDm4lnm0LdSmoldering Hadrian-as-Mars and his lover Antinous, on display at the Louvre (2017) https://t.co/nZLWBpj3mvThe Nike of Samothrace, on display at the Louvre (2017) https://t.co/53OOheAzaNTrue story: When I visited the Louvre in 2017, the Near Eastern rooms were closed for renovation (!) :( I'm still… https://t.co/w65TsvgyfZ"The deathly hush of Adad passed across the sky All that was bright turned to darkness He trampled the land like an… https://t.co/Pnk1Rj55hF
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Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @n_ataie The “wallpaper”? It’s from The Alexander Sarcophagus in the Istanbul Museum, one of my very favorite piece… https://t.co/o3N1feQ1j7 @n_ataie A truly fantastic piece. Lucky enough to see in Ankara in 2018 @HartleyTarma @HellenisticPod @ancientblogger @AncientHistFan @barrystrauss @bettanyhughes @greecepodcast .… https://t.co/vI0esmvbKWFurniture plaque carved in high relief with two Egyptianizing figures flanking a volute tree… https://t.co/rnmBcWq16S
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Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLMI’m standing in the entranceway of the bath basilica wall, AKA ‘The Old Work’, at Wroxeter #Roman town. It led from… https://t.co/MrmsygW6KL
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8/12
2020
@TookieCrack At that point I'll be proud to march beside you. @TSvokos And I hate to mention that, if 2 of your sons tip over a statue on you, your parenting skills might need some work ;)A striding sphinx (now in New York). Nimrud, Iraq, Silk Road. https://t.co/JxA24Fr2P0 #silkroad #NGSilkRoad https://t.co/uBh8OsqgWB
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @TSvokos He could've used a good PR man! His destruction of Babylon (and failure to capture Jerusalem) were pretty… https://t.co/JhVewe32wv @TookieCrack I was die-hard for Warren, but not getting those 'druthers. Hopefully Harris' numerous political stren… https://t.co/6gkoBJW0Gt @DestCentralAsia I've got a strong contender from western Egypt (though a taxi, not a sale ;) https://t.co/qoeksUrrhq @TookieCrack Intimately familiar with her history since her SF days. If you think there's no difference between the… https://t.co/qjEh5JjrtJ @JohnFugelsang @EjTick40 We've always been at war with Eastasia @blaze9112 Why so? @Orishman1 Just to reflect the Type A-ness, few of the above are “murder weapons” in any reasonable sense ;) @Orishman1 Don’t forget the pharoahs eaten by hippos ;) @Orishman1 "ancient" ;)In terms of unusual murder weapons, King Sennacherib of Assyria probably takes the cake. While praying in his perso… https://t.co/trbV6y58xDIn addition to being exquisite works of art, Akkadian cylinder seals also made excellent murder weapons. The cylin… https://t.co/Md3ZTbkdNFThis isn’t the first time they’ve come in handy during a pandemic. https://t.co/TQlvpRwQJX
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Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLMCretan bronze mitra (belly guard) ~ late C7th BCE A mitra was suspended from a belt to protect the lower abdomen.… https://t.co/bzA018tDbq
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLMShining bright as the ☀️ These stunning gold leaf initials are from one of the medieval treasures of our Library,… https://t.co/SCGuFMNZ7b
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @louisrosasguyon I think the scene captured represents the second part of her statement. Knowing Lukashenko’s rep,… https://t.co/RKDcGCMSY3 @MapPornTweet @th2omgni Allow me to throw a suggestion your way: Possibly the oldest surviving map in the world, en… https://t.co/UzVqsnD2UpLovely. Really brings it to life https://t.co/ghCHtiehZGMore from the same artist https://t.co/SYCtpTGEKtReally quite lovely. Drawing of a relief showing Hanni, the governor of Ayapir (Izeh, Iran) and his family, 8th-7th… https://t.co/2Xhk6YkuVsMiddle Elamite Fashion (1) https://t.co/l802SK4Pes https://t.co/e2U6WC1Y2C
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Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM[Pictured] During the early Christian period, the ancient Assyrian site of Khenis in Northern Nineveh experienced a… https://t.co/8mfczDsTdg
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8/11
2020
@serbiaireland Very amazing. I wonder what part of Iran/what culture produced?Thread: This is truly incredible object. Composite #Lion and Bull, bronze, Iran, 1500-1000 BC.… https://t.co/B6O0crk79x
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @Bagh_eBabur @PicsSilkRoad @DalrympleWill @peterfrankopan Or this beauty: the unique Tasj Rabat in South Kyrgyzstan… https://t.co/SXBCyIFEro
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLM @tokyojo5 Pen has sh*tty wi-fi, so I'm waiting for last minuteGladiator mosaic, Villa Borghese, Rome. This early 4th-century mosaic is 28 metres long. It was originally found in… https://t.co/e940gtEHSo
Retweeted by The Ancient World #BLMStunning detail on an #Arsacid #Parthian ivory rhyton from #Turkmenistan https://t.co/2UqwCj9mN4 https://t.co/hg8vk95CiB
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8/10
2020

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