Tag Archives: archaeology

Book review: ‘Built on Bones’ by Brenna Hassett

15,000 years of urban life and death.

Ruskin's aesthetic taxonomy

On the intriguing and rather barmy plant taxonomy suggested by the Nineteenth Century art critic and social thinker John Ruskin.

Reverse engineering parasites (redux)

In which a whimsical thought from an earlier post turned out not to be so whimsical after all.

Skeleton sexing

Not just a matter of counting ribs.