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Podcast Season 3, Episode 9 – (Not so) Risky Business: the Potential Perils of Childbirth in Ancient Rome with Anna Bonnell Freidin

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Ana Bonnell Freidin, an assistant professor of history at the University of Michigan. Listen in, as Dr. Bonnell Freidin talks about risk, pregnancy, and childbirth in the ancient Roman empire, and the ways in which we might engage with notions of…

Blog Post #76: Interview with Heba Abd el Gawad of Egypt’s Dispersed Heritage Project

In this week’s blog post, we interview Dr. Heba Abd el Gawad, Egyptologist and project researcher for the AHRC funded project: “Egypt’s Dispersed Heritage: Views from Egypt”. Her research aims to amplify the voice, visibility, and validity of modern Egyptian communities in UK museums. Dr. Heba Abd el Gawad will be presenting this work at…

Image of the Month

fragment representing half of a ceramic byzantine lamp with a greek. inscription partially visible
Mould-made Byzantine lamp fragment with stylized Greek letters. The six-line linear design on the channel represents a menorah and the Greek lettering is likely a reference to “light”. The lamp, part of the Hetherington Collection (#A1-158) of the Anthropology Museum at the University of Winnipeg, is currently being analyzed as part of the Lux Project.



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