Blog Post #49: Bringing the Beers of Ancient Mesopotamia Back to Life with Tate Paulette

In the third installment of our food-and-drink-themed blog series, we explore the work of Tate Paulette, an archaeologist whose recent work has been focused on Mesopotamian beer brewing, and engaging with the public by way of beer-tasting events!

Blog Post #46: Graduate Student Feature with Brittany Bauer

In this week’s Peopling the Past blog post, we present you with another graduate feature. This week we take a look at the work of Brittany Bauer, a PhD student at the University of Bristol, whose research focuses on the culture and foodways of the poor in Roman Italy, and specifically their use of wild plants.

Blog Post #20: Searching for Sailors’ Daily Lives in Antiquity with Anja Krieger

In our latest instalment of the blog series, “Unknown Peoples”, Dr. Anja Krieger who analyses the human experience of seafaring through experimental archaeological research.

Podcast Season 1, Episode 12 – Thrown Together: Potters, Painters, and Ceramic Production with Sanchita Balachandran

On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Sanchita Balachandran, Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum.

Listen in, as she speaks to us about the sensory experience of ancient potters and painters, her experimental archaeology project at Johns Hopkins, and the underdrawings on Greek painted pottery.