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Articles, podcast episodes, and videos that cover a subject that doesn’t neatly fit one of the other existing topics are listed below. This includes material that deals with e.g. ancient India, China, and Mesoamerica. If you’re looking for something in particular, you can also have a look at regions and tags.

No time like the present

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No time like the present

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It’s the end of the year. You might think the world is awful and getting worse. But that isn’t the case. In fact, it’s great and only getting better.

An Indian figurine from Pompeii

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An Indian figurine from Pompeii

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In the 1930s, archaeologists made a remarkable discovery at Pompeii: an ivory figurine that was originally created in faraway India.

A Cypriot chariot in Amsterdam

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A Cypriot chariot in Amsterdam

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The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam features a reconstruction of a chariot found in a tomb on the island of Cyprus.

Titan Quest (2006)

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Titan Quest (2006)

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An action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.

Swords in Leiden

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Swords in Leiden

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A new temporary exhibition in Leiden demonstrates just how useful it can be to use a question-driven approach to exhibition design.

Far Cry Primal: walk free

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Far Cry Primal: walk free

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The twelfth and penultimate part in my series on Far Cry Primal, where I play through the game and offer commentary.